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2020 Northern Area British Schools Championships

September 22, 2019

- £17

Date:          22 September 2019

Venue:       Mortimer Community College.  Reading Rd.  South Sheilds.  Tyne & Wear.  NE33 4UG

Entry:        £17

Postal Entries to:  c/o Terry McNeill 19 Willows Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, TS5 6RG

Online Entries to:  http://www.onlineentries.co.uk/events/north/

Closing Date:   Postal Entries: 12th September 2019 – No exceptions 

Online Entries: 20th September 2019


This is a level 2 Development event for Academic Years 6 & 7 and a Level 3 Development event for Academic Years 8 to 13 and is not open to the following:

Years 6 & 7: No eligibility restrictions.

Years 8 & 9: Any player who has won a medal at the British Pre-Cadet or Cadet Championships in the last two years (December 2017 – December 2018). EXCEPTION: any player who won less than two contests at either event IS eligible.

Years 10 – 13: Any player with 100 points or more of the British Cadet or Junior Ranking Lists at 31st December 2017.

This event is open to all school children who comply with the criteria above and hold a current valid licence of the BJA, Judo Scotland, NIJF, WJA, AJA or BJC.

Gold and Silver medalists will qualify for a priority entry to the 2020 British Schools Championships. Please ensure you provide a current email address when entering this event, as Priority entry invitations are sent by email.

Even if you have achieved priority entry it is your responsibility to meet the British Schools Championships minimum requirement. Players are able to change weight categories between this event and the National British Schools Championships.


Weight Categories:  

Academic Years 6 & 7 (born 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2009)  minimum grade 4th mon (bottom yellow belt )

Male: -30kg, -34kg, -38kg, -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, -55kg, and over 55kg

Female: -32kg, -36kg, -40kg, -44kg, -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, and over 57kg

Technical Restrictions will be used in Academic Years 6 & 7


Academic Years 8 & 9 (born 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2007) minimum grade 6th mon (top yellow belt )

Male: -34kg, -38kg, -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, -55kg, -60kg, -66kg and o66kg

Female: -32kg, -36kg, -40kg, -44kg, -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, and over 57kg


Academic Years 10 to 13 (born 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2005) minimum grade 9th mon (top orange belt ) or 4th kyu (senior orange belt)

Male: -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, -55kg, -60kg, -66kg, -73kg, -81kg, -90kg and o90kg

Female: -44kg, -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg and o70kg


Please note that all minimum grades are 3 mon or 1 kyu less than the minimum for the British Schools Championships. Also, ranking list eligibility for the British Schools Championships will go by the ranking list as at December 31st 2019. If players rise up the ranking list between this event and December 31st into a non-eligible position, they will lose the right to compete at the British Schools Championships.


September 22, 2019
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BJA Northern Area


Mortimer Community College
Reading Road
South Shields, NE33 4UG United Kingdom
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