The Application Forms for the Academic Honor Society for Elementary, Middle School, Junior
High, and Senior High Students are now available for downloading. The
Applicaton deadline is Friday, August 16, 2002. Be sure to send in the
completed application along with specified documentation and a photograph
to the USJF National Office.
Click here to download the form Middle School, Junior High, and Senior High Students.
Click here to download the form for elementary school students.
The USJF & USJI are combining efforts to bring IJF Referee Director,
Carlos Barcos, and PJU Refereee Director, Carlos Diaz, to the U.S. Open
this fall in Las Vegas. They will evaluate and critique the referees
working the event, providing all of our U.S. referees with a tremendous
opportunity to be seen and receive instruction from these 2 individuals.
To raise the necessary funds to cover the expenses to bring them to the
The tie is $25.
To order, please make out a check to “USJI” and send it to:
It will take about 3-4 weeks for your order to arrive.
Please support the improvement of our referees by purchasing a polo shirt
UNITED STATES JUDO FEDERATION
DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE BUDGET PROCESS
CREATION OF THE ANNUAL USJF DEVELOPMENT BUDGET
I. Prior to the April Meeting
II. At the April Meeting
III. After the USJF Spring Meeting and Until the July Special Board Meeting
IV. At the Special Board Meeting in July
PAYMENT REQUEST PROCESS
I. Only programs approved by the DC will be approved for funding.
II. From National Development Subcommittees
III. From Yudanshakais
BUDGET REALLOCATION PROCESS
The application packet for the 2002 USJF Athlete Scholar of the Year
Award is available for downloading. Click here
Read through the entire packet and submit your completed application with
Please distribute this information to anyone who may be interested.
The information & registration packet for the Referee Clinic at the USJF
Jr. Nationals is available for downloading. Click here
Clinicians will be South American PJU Referee Commission Member, Mr.
It will be a great learning opportunity and also a chance to be critiqued
Please distribute this info to anyone who may be interested.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The USJF is a national non-profit corporation dedicated to the development of judo. The USJF regularly forms
At the Cleveland meeting, the new Executive Committee participated in Strategic Planning Sessions,
With the above plan, all of the USJF Committees and Yudanshakais will conduct their own Strategic
One more significant thing happened. Our registered membership climbed to 11,100 members this past
As mentioned in the last issue of the USJF News, my close friend, Mr. George Balch passed away this
The USJF Board of Directors also approved the creation of the USJF George Balch Scholarship Fund and
I thank you very much for your support and encouragement for the last 2 years. I promise you that all of
Development Committee Events at the 2002 USJF Jr. Nationals
Latest News about the National Teachers Institute Conference
This is the latest update that will be sent about the National Teachers Institute Conference
We have a great program scheduled that includes mat sessions by Tadahiro Nomura, Two Time Olympic
Some slots are still available for either one-day or full conference participation. Walk in
We look forward to seeing you all there. Thanks a lot in advance for making this conference a
We are starting up an email list called USJF_NewsList to disseminate news,
updates, and forms from the USJF National Office via email to our member
dojos, clubs, and members.
To join/subscribe to the USJF_NewsList via email:
1. Send a blank email to:
2. You will receive a subscription confirmation message. Just reply to
If you are serving as a Yudanshakai President, Yudanshakai Rank
PLEASE encourage others to join the list so that they may be kept
As this is not meant to be a discussion group, this is a read-only group.
Thank you very much for your continued support of Judo and the United