Elevate Your Club: The 2024/25 British Judo Association Club Affiliation Application Process

We extend a warm invitation to judo clubs from all Nations to affiliate with the British Judo Association (BJA). The affiliation process for the 2024/25 season is now open, offering your club the opportunity to be officially recognised and endorsed by the National Governing Body for judo.

Affiliated clubs will proudly display the British Judo Affiliated Club status, signifying a commitment to excellence, safety, and the values that make judo a remarkable sport.

Benefits of Affiliation

National Recognition
Affiliating with British Judo opens doors to national recognition. Your club will be part of a network that spans across nations, allowing your members to connect with judo enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds.

Official Certificate:
Displaying the British Judo Affiliated Club certificate adds a prestigious touch to your club’s identity. It signifies that your club aligns with the highest standards set by the BJA in terms of coaching, safety, and sportsmanship.

Access to BJA Resources:
Affiliated clubs gain exclusive access to a wealth of resources provided by the BJA. This includes coaching materials, training programs, and educational resources that can enhance the skills and knowledge of both coaches and athletes.

Event Opportunities:
Affiliated clubs have the chance to participate in and host a variety of BJA-sanctioned events, tournaments, and championships. This not only provides valuable exposure for your club but also allows your members to experience the thrill of competitive judo at different levels.

Application Process

Affiliating with the BJA is a straightforward process that begins with completing the online application form. This application form should be completed by existing clubs only, new clubs should complete the New Club Form. Please complete the 2024/25 Affiliation form, ensuring that all required information is accurately provided, including details about your club’s coaching staff, support staff, and venue details.

The club affiliation application period for the 2024/25 season is open from Monday 22nd January 2024 to Thursday 29th February 2024 at the cost of £65 per club. Applications made after this date will be charged at £75.

Payments will need to be made at the point of completing your application and can be made with a debit or a credit card. Please remember that your club will not be affiliated and eligible for all the benefits until we have received your payment.

Late applications may not be considered, so be sure to submit your application on time. Clubs can expect to receive notifications regarding their affiliation status by 30th April 2024.

Successful clubs will receive the official British Judo Affiliation Club pack in the post, please ensure the postal address details are correct during your application.

Affiliating with the British Judo Association is a significant step towards elevating your club’s status. The benefits of affiliation extend beyond recognition and status; it is an opportunity to become part of a network that values the principles of judo and promotes its growth and development.

Our team is always available to support you through the process. Please email clubs@britishjudo.org.uk or call 0121 728 6920. You can also contact your local Club Support Officer or Home Nation to access their expert advice.



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