NEXT Tournament: shodan shiai – July 31
Go to the “Events” page and search for tournament name. It will read “Entry Form” to the right of the tournament title. Simply click on “Entry Form” to view and download forms.
next clinic: Hawaii summer clinic – July 31
Go to the “Events” page and search for clinic name. It will read “Entry Form” to the right of the event. Simple click on “Entry Form” to view and download forms.
- Congratulations Dr. Lloyd Migita! 2021 US Judo Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Lloyd K. Migita started Judo in 1946 at the age of 7. At 16, he won the Territorial-wide Senior Judo Tournament. He received his Shodan at age 17 and became the assistant instructor at Shobukan Judo Club. He won a silver medal in the 1963 Senior National AAU ...Read More »
50th State Judo Association “Our Ohana”
The 50th State Judo Association (50th SJA) hosts tournaments for all ages and abilities. They also sponsor local clinics, seminars and other programs to aid in the development of officiating, instructing, and other technical aspect of Judo. The 50th SJA also provides an invaluable service to individual club owners by offering support a the local level, while also giving every club a presence and voice in the National office.
The 50th SJA is a proud affiliate of the United States Judo Federation (USJF). With over 2000 registered members, we are the largest of the 32 regional organizations the USJF oversees. The federation was founded in 1952 and is the oldest and most reputable organization in the United States. It has the most stringent ranking system in Judo and their certified instructors are highly regarded in the country and throughout the world.
The USJF is a non-profit organization that provides national standards and guidelines for the development of Judo. The USJF has an Executive Committee of elected officials who handle the organization and administration of the USJF. The national office is located in Ontario, Oregon and is currently managed by the Executive Director, Robert Fukuda.