Sport Information

Location

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Events

**Events offered subject to change**

Kata

  • Nage No Kata Tori
  • Nage No Kata Uke
  • Katame No Kata Tori
  • Katame No Kata Uke
  • Ju No Kata Tori
  • Ju No Kata Uke
  • Open Kata Tori
  • Open Kata Uke

Shiai

  • Men Bantam 1, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 6 years & younger)
  • Men Bantam 2, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 7 years)
  • Men Bantam 3, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 8 years)
  • Men Intermediate 1, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 9 & 10 years)
  • Men Intermediate 2, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 11 & 12 years)
  • Men Juvenile A, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 13 & 14 years)
  • Men Juvenile B, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 15 & 16 years)
  • Men Senior, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 17 years & older)
  • Men Master I, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 30 – 39 years old)
  • Men Master II, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 40 years & older)
  • Women Bantam 1, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 6 years & younger)
  • Women Bantam 2, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 7 years)
  • Women Bantam 3, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 8 years)
  • Women Intermediate 1, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 9 & 10 years)
  • Women Intermediate 2, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 11 & 12 years)
  • Women Juvenile A, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 13 & 14 years)
  • Women Juvenile B, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 15 & 16 years)
  • Women Senior, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 17 years & older)
  • Women Master I, Novice & Advanced Divisions (Age 30 – 39 years old)
  • Women Master II, Novice & Advanced Divisions(Age 40 years & older)

Coaches

Only coaches with current Governing Body (USA Judo, United States Judo Association or United States Judo Federation) issued credentials will be permitted access to the staging and competition areas. Coaches that do not bring their issued credentials will be required to purchase a tournament coaches pass for $20 during Friday night registration and weigh-in. Coaches that do not have proper credentials on Saturday may purchase a late tournament coaches pass for $40 at the discretion of the tournament director. NO COACHING will be allowed within the staging area. It will be the coaches’ responsibility to use the designated chair located on the opposite side of the staging area, if needed. Please contact the Florida Sports Foundation with any questions.

Schedule

**Schedule of events subject to change**

Friday, June 16

5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
On-site Registration and Weigh-in, ALL COMPETITORS
Officials and Coaches Meeting

**Shiai tournament brackets will be posted on www.sunshinestategames.com after official weigh-in closes**

Saturday, June 17

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Coaches Meeting – Changes will ONLY be made at this time.
Officials Meeting
Kata Competition
Shiai Tournament – Rolling Competition Schedule
– Bantam Divisions
– Intermediate Divisions
– Juvenile Divisions
– Senior Divisions
– Master Divisions

 

Entry Requirements

  1. Pre-registration entry fee is $40 for the first division and $25 for each additional division and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt. Pre-registration entries must be received by May 26, 2017 or register online by May 28, 2017. NO refunds.
  2. Late registration entry fee is $55 for the first division and $25 for each additional division. Late registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt, so register early! Late entries will be accepted online only by June 14, 2017. NO refunds.
  3. On-site registration entry fee is $70 for the first division and $30 for each additional division. On-site registration will ONLY be accepted during the designated time listed above. NO refunds. NO exceptions.
  4. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability or register online.
  5. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration online or calling toll-free 866-FL-GAMES (866-354-2637).
  6. Weight must be entered in kilograms and within 1 Kg of actual body weight.
  7. Please note Kata partner name on application under column labeled “Partner”.
  8. Please name Kata when competing in open Kata division under column labeled “Rating/Rank/Class/Belt”.
  9. Men & Women Juniors must provide proof of age by providing a copy of birth certificate.
  10. All registrants must weigh-in at designated time. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  11. All registrants must be a member of USA Judo, United States Judo Association or United States Judo Federation.
  12. Please note club name under “School” field and instructor’s name under “Coach” field.

Format

  1. Modified double elimination format.
  2. Each match will last three minutes, the “Golden Score” time limit is not in affect for this event.
  3. Sparring competition will be by age group, division, skill and weight. All Bantam, Intermediate and Juvenile age group novice divisions will be combined white through yellow belt skill. All Bantam, Intermediate and Juvenile age group advanced divisions will be combined orange belt and above skill. All Senior and Master age group novice divisions will be combined white through green belt skill. All Senior and Master age group advanced divisions will be combined brown belt and above skill.
  4. Kata competition will be coed all ages.
  5. Event Director has the right to change the competitor’s weight class and divisions as deemed necessary, as well as to combine divisions based upon participation.
  6. Any requests to change divisions or pools much be submitted by the athlete’s coach along with a completed parental consent form (if fighting in a higher weight or skill class). Requests for changes must be made Saturday, June 18 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in meeting room 1E. All requests must be submitted at the designated time, in the designated location. NO EXCEPTIONS! Requests will not be heard after 9:00 a.m. Only changes approved by the event director and officials will be implemented.

Awards

  1. Gold, Silver and two Bronze medals will be awarded to the top finishers in each pool.
  2. Medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the Bantam & Intermediate divisions competition, Juvenile divisions competition and Senior & Master divisions competition.
  3. Awards will be given for outstanding Judoka Junior Female, Junior Male, Senior Female and Senior Male.

Weight Classes

Men (kilograms; 1kg = 2.2046 lbs.)
All Novice and Advanced Divisions
Bantam 1 – 19, 23, 28, 28+
Bantam 2 – 21, 25, 30, 30+
Bantam 3 – 23, 27, 31, 35, 35+
Intermediate 1 – 26, 30, 34, 38, 43, 43+
Intermediate 2 – 28, 31, 34, 38, 42, 47, 52, 52+
Juvenile A – 36, 40, 44, 48, 53, 58, 64, 64+
Juvenile B – 50, 55, 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 90+
Senior – 55, 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, 100+, Open
Master I – 55, 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, 100+, Open
Master II – 55, 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, 100+, Open

Women (kilograms; 1kg = 2.2046 lbs.)
All Novice and Advanced Divisions
Bantam 1 – 19, 23, 28, 28+
Bantam 2 – 21, 25, 30, 30+
Bantam 3 – 23, 27, 31, 35, 35+
Intermediate 1 – 26, 30, 34, 38, 43, 43+
Intermediate 2 – 28, 31, 34, 38, 42, 47, 52, 52+
Juvenile A – 36, 40, 44, 48, 53, 58, 64, 64+
Juvenile B – 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 70+
Senior – 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, 78+, Open
Master I – 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, 78+, Open
Master II – 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, 78+, Open

Sport Rules

  1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance with International Judo Federation Rules Modified.
  2. No armbars (kansetsu waza) shall be allowed in any novice category.
  3. No Shime Waza (choking technique) in ages 6-12.
  4. No Kansetsu Waza (joint locking technique) in ages 6-16.
  5. The Event Director has the right to change the competitor’s weight division and categories as deemed necessary.

Contacts

FSF Staff Contact

Anthony Pellegrino
(727) 724-3082 ext. 264
apellegrino@flasports.com

State Director

Fred Hand
(850) 212-6568
Fred.Hand@dep.state.fl.us

Co-Directors

Gene Feagle
(386) 344-4044

Ato Hand
(850) 625-1167

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