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Presidents Address: Regarding the Recent Withdrawal by USA Judo from the American Judo Alliance Development and Cooperation Agreement (AJADCA)

USA Judo recently announced that it was terminating their participation in the above referenced agreement. USJF leadership are disappointed by this turn of events and the refusal of USA Judo to come to the table to discuss how the agreement could have been improved for the benefit of all organizations and the American judo community. In this announcement, we would like to make clear what has happened until this point and our vision for moving forward.

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Hall of Fame Gallery

The U.S. Judo Hall of Fame was established by action of the Board of Directors of USJF in 1989 to acknowledge outstanding judoka who have made major significant contributions to the sport of judo and/or achieved the highest level of success.

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Call for Nominations for the Class of 2023 US Judo Hall of Fame (USJHOF) and Lifetime Achievement Award (USJF LAA)

The US Judo Hall of Fame Committee is soliciting nominations of individuals for consideration for induction US Judo Hall of Fame Class of 2023 and the USJF Lifetime Achievement Award Class of 2023. The total number finally accepted from nominations for the USJHOF is up to 6 individuals which includes no more than 2 athletes per year (unless other categories are not nominated) and up to 4 nominations for the remaining categories in a year. Each Yudanshakai may propose one candidate for the USJF LAA with no more than 6 recipients named annually.

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Sanctioned Events

Apr 01, 2023Emmett Judo Tournament
Emmett, ID
DaiheigenSam Suyehira
(208) 369-0225
Apr 02, 2023PSJA spring Novice Tournament
Vista, CA
Pacific Southwest✉ Temujin Matsubara
(760) 458-3129
May 06, 2023Seattle Dojo Annual Judo Tournament & Kata Competi
Bellevue, WA
Northwest✉ Alan Yamada
(206) 763-9802