NEXT Tournament: February 19, 2023 – hosted by Leeward Judo Club

The next tournament will be held at the Salt Lake District Park Gymnasium. Go to the “Events” page and search for tournament name. Once the forms are ready it will read “Entry Form” to the right of the tournament title. Click on “Entry Form” to view and download forms.

  • 442nd Veteran Memorial Tournament

    442nd Veteran Memorial Tournament

    The annual “Go for Broke” Award is presented by Aiea Hongwanji Judo Club to the competitors with the most Ippon wins and no losses. The 2022 recipients were Connor Badua from Leeward Judo Club, and Logan Puahala representing Hawaii Kaikaku Judo Club. Congratulations to the two mighty warriors for their performance and dedication to Judo!Read More »


50th SJA BLACK BELT CHECKLIST

Please use this checklist when submitting your black belt promotion on USJF Form 20 to the Promotion Committee.

Incomplete or incorrect forms will be returned.

Promotion Checklist

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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.