2018 Great Lakes Open

Date: 11/03/2018      Sanction Number: 18-11-01    Location: Grand Rapids, MI   YDK: Konan
Contact: Jim Murray,  (616) 293-1568

More Summer Nationals Information


Jim Murray wrote:

Hello Everyone,

We are pleased to announce that the USJF-JA Jr Nationals and Grass Roots Summer Nationals will have over two IJF-A Referees assigned to each mat!!!!

Visit our website to find all the latest information.

On it you will find the registration flyers for both the USJF-JA Jr Nationals and the Grass Roots Summer Nationals Senior/Master/Novice flyer

Also on the website:

Category: nationals

More Summer Nationals Information


Robert Fukuda writes:

Please find links the paperwork for this summer’s national events being hosted by Konan Yudanshakai in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Category: nationals

59th Annual Honpa Hongwanji Judo Federation State Championships

Date: 09/01-02/2018      Sanction Number: 18-09-04     Location: Waliuku, HI     YDK: Hawaii
Contact: Ronald Hiyakumoto

America's Cup

Date: 09/08/2018      Sanction Number: 18-09-03     Location: Muncie, IN    YDK: Chicago
Contact: John Hampton

Passing of Professor Sensei Luis Guardia - Kudan 9th Degree Red Belt


Hector Estevez sent notice of the death of Sensei Guardia

On Saturday March 17th, 2018 we received the sad news that our beloved Professor and Sensei Luis Guardia passed away in the City Miami Florida USA. He was surrounded by his family, his wife Mrs. Hilda Guardia and his son Luis Guardia Jr.and friends.

Our most profound condolences to the Guardia family his wife Hilda and his son Luis Guardia Jr. may God provide the fortitude to the family and his wife Hilda in times like this.

Category: obituaries

Uemura Cup Judo Championships

Date: 08/24-25/2018      Sanction Number: 18-08-02     Location: Hilo, HI    YDK: 50th State
Contact: Michael Hayashi, (808) 333-9909

American Judo Organizations Sign Historic Alliance Agreement


Today, history was made with the signing of the first-ever American Judo Alliance Agreement between the United States Judo Association (USJA), United States Judo Federation (USJF) and United States Judo, Inc. (USA Judo). This new agreement paves the way for the three organizations to work together with the focus of growing the sport of judo in the United States.

Category: News

2018 Portland Judo Summer Camp

Date: 06/25-29/2018 & 8/6-10/2018       Sanction Number: 18-06-02     Location: Portland, OR    YDK: 50th State

Konan 2018 Fall Promotional Clinic

Date: 09/30/2018        Sanction Number: 18-09-02     Location: Maumee, OH    YDK: Konan
Contact: Frances Glaze