Our website uses cookies so that we can provide a better browsing experience. Continue to use the site as normal, or find out how to manage cookies.
Quick Links

General Refereeing

Change to Requirements for Referees

British Judo referees are revalidated on a 2 year cycle on 1st January of each applicable year, the criteria set for each level to revalidate is identified in the Referee Revalidation 2016 notice below. If revalidation requirements are not met within the 2 year period, the referee will normally be invalidated to referee at national events and not be allowed to officiate as a tutor, assessor or examiner at any level.

Click here to view the latest Referee Revaldiation information (uploaded on 26.01.2016).

This policy supersedes any previous requirements and will be implemented from the moment this information is circulated.

Refereeing structure

Emergency Medical Intervention Guidelines for Referees

British Judo takes the health and safety of its members seriously, especially those participating in the competition environment. British Judo has a duty of care and the safety of the players is at all times the first priority.

The following guidelines are provided for medical professionals who are referees and who find themselves in a situation where they may be required to intervene by their professional regulatory body if it could save harm.

Download Emergency Medical Intervention Guidelines for Referees here