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Referees Commission

  • Maintains current knowledge of contest rules of the International Judo Federation and current IJF & EJU interpretation of same.
  • Ensures that rules and interpretations are disseminated in a timely and comprehensive manner to relevant Commissions, Area refereeing representatives and senior referees, BJA Officials and members.
  • Promotes the recruitment and ongoing training and development of referees at Junior and Senior level.
  • Monitor and revise relevant examination papers for Refereeing & Contest Rules awards.
  • Monitors and develop quality standards for Junior and Senior referees.
  • To provide training, support and opportunities for referees to advance to the EJU and IJF levels.
  • To select and appoint all referees to attend international tournaments up to European and Junior World’s levels.
  • To promote the understanding of contest rules by placing articles in relevant publications, and organising seminars and workshops.