The 2015 6th Annual USJA/USJF Summer Judo Nationals for Juniors, Novice and Kata will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 10th – 12th. The Indiana Convention Center will be the competition venue (connected to the Marriott via skywalk) and the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is the tournament headquarters.
This year, please note, there will be a Junior Novice Division for competitors that are white and yellow belts only. In addition, we will be having a Senior Competition on Sunday at the conclusion of the Junior competition. This includes Male and Female divisions, Senior Novice, Masters and Kata.
This Tournament is a USA Judo Junior Point event. You must be a member of USA Judo to receive points.
The Nationals is presented and hosted by the United States Judo Association and Indiana Judo.
Tournament Headquarters is the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, 350 W. Maryland Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 with a$109.00 Per Night Room Rate plus taxes (must mention Judo tournament). Go to this link to reserve a room or call 317-822-3500 for reservations.
Check-in and on-site Registration is Friday July 10th from 9:00am to 4:00pm for ALL Junior Divisions, Coaches, and Officials at the Marriott. Check-in for Seniors is Saturday at the Indiana Convention Center.
Competition is Saturday July 11th for Bantam, Intermediate and Juvenile B and Sunday July 12th for Juvenile A, IJF Junior and Kata. Senior competition will begin at the conclusion of the Junior competition.
Chief Referee is Russ Scherer. The 2015 USJA/USJF Summer Nationals is a Referee Testing and Evaluation site. Head Kata Judge is Eiko Shepherd.
Tournament Directors are or at (317) 797-1123.
A Coaches meeting will be held Friday evening July 10, 2015. All coaches on the floor must be certified by USJA, USJF or USA Judo. A Coaches Clinic will be held on Friday, July 10, 2015 at the Marriott. The clinic will be conducted by Ed Thibedeau, Manmohan Singh and Dr. Ronald Alan Charles of the USJA Coaching Committee.