DATE  Event has been canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19 Restrictions
 Sunday, June 27, 2021

Competition will begin at 10:00am

Liberty University 
LaHaye Multipurpose Center
Lynchburg, VA
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Eligibility: Any current member of USJA, USJI,or USIF - must carry a proof of membership

Kata Competition: Open Divisions (Nage-No kata, Ju-No Kata, and Katame-No Kata

Ni-Waza Competition: We will offer mat competition - weight divisions will be determined depending on the registrations.

Scoring System: Modified Double Elimination or Round Robin for divisions with 5 or less Judokas.
Rules: IJF rules will govern the competition with modification for no shime-waza below 13 years old and no Kansetsu-waza below 18 years old.  IJF rules for below 13 years old for leg grabs will be a Shido for first offense.

Weigh-In: Coming Soon

$40 for 1st division and $15 for 2nd division. 
Competitors are only allowed to enter a maximum of 2 regular divisions - excluding the open division.


Deadline – June 24th at 11:59pm
Pre-registration ON-LINE ONLY.  No on site registration


Junior Age Divisions 
Ages 6 and under
7&8 Years old
9&10 Years old
11&12 Years old
13&14 Years old
15&16 Years Old
Weight Divisions
Light, medium, and heavy weight.  Super light and super heavy if necessary
Senior Divisions (17 - 29)
Female: 48 kg, 52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 70 kg, 78 kg, over 78 kg
Male: 60 kg, 66 kg,  73 kg,  81 kg,  90 kg,  100 kg,  Over 100 kg

Masters Divisions (30 + years of age) Male & Female, to be determined by the number of competitors.

Special Senior Open Division:
If there is enough interest we will offer a special senior open division for $10 per person. All contestants will be sorted by weight from lightest to heaviest.  The competitors will be placed on a pool sheet and paired with the next competitor for the closest weight.  Competition will continue in single elimination style until an eventual champion is crowned.  

Sensei "Temo"  (Tarek Moneir) 

The tournament director reserves the right to change or alter any division for the safety of all Judoka involved.

2021 Virginia Commonwealth Games merchandise will be available for purchase during events at various locations and online.

2021 Virginia Commonwealth Games bronze, silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division  



Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Tarek Moneir at 

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Virginia Amateur Sports office at 540-343-0987 or

All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. Virginia Amateur Sports reserves the right to make changes to the sport information noted on this page. Some dates, locations and times may change due to registration numbers. Participants are encouraged to check sport info often for any changes.


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