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CANCELLED English Junior & Senior Open Championships & Randori Day

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This event has been cancelled in line with the British Judos latest Coronavirus statement.




Date:  2nd & 3rd May 2020

Venue:   Thetford Leisure Centre.  Croxton Rd, Thetford IP24 1JD

OrganiserContact Details: Email: denisemargaretoates@gmail.com
Venue Address: Breckland Leisure CentreCroxton Road


IP24 1JD

Event Date: Saturday 2nd May 2020
Entry process: Event entry via British Judo Online EntryAll entries must be received by Friday 24th April 2020
Participation Competitors must hold current BJA or affiliate membership. All competitors MUST bring their VALID judo membership card to registration along with their record book.
Age Band: 


 Contest Duration: All Contests will be 4 Mins Duration

Juniors players born 2000 – 2005

Senior players must be 14 years or older on the day of the event

Competition Format, Rules and Judogi Rules The intended method of elimination for this event will be knockout with compound repechage for 8 players or more, pools for 7 and below.Contest times will be Four minutes for Men and Women.

IJF Rules will be in operation. Please note the following:

  • No 30 second rule
  • Judogi measurements as per 2017 IJF rules.
  • 2017 IJF Red label judogi rules or the requirement to wear judogi of specific suppliers will not be rules at this competition.
  • The English Championships will be strictly adhering to the mat side coaching rule in all categories. In the following way: Coaches in the official mat side position can only advise the athlete during the mate-hajime period and NOT while the contest is in progress. Should any mat side coach not adhere to this guideline they will firstly be reminded of this rule by the referee and on receiving the second reminder in the same contest will need to remove themselves to the general public area for the rest of the event on that day. Other personnel who insist on shouting coaching points will also need to remove themselves to the general public seating area.

The wearing of white & blue judogi is NOT COMPULSORY for this event. If a blue suit is worn players must also have a white suit.


Back Patches

Back patches are not obligatory.

Medals will be presented after groups have been completed.

This Tournament qualifies for points scoring for promotion purposes.

Seeding Will be according to current GB Ranking lists.
Weight Categories JuniorMen – U55kg, U60kg, U66kg, U73kg, U81kg, U90kg, U100kg, O100kg:

Women – U44kg, U48kg, U52kg, U57kg, U63kg, U70kg, U78kg, O78kg:


Men – U60kg, U66kg, U73kg, U81kg, U90kg, U100kg & O100kg:


Women – U48kg, U52kg, U57kg, U63kg, U70kg, U78kg & O78kg:

Registration &Weigh-In Junior Men                  8.30 – 9.30amJunior Women            10.30 – 11.00am

Seniors                         12.00 –  1.00pm


All competitors MUST bring their VALID judo licence (BJA or affiliate) to registration and their record book.

Players must satisfy the minimum weight limit for their category.

ETD  There will be a training day on the 3rd May 2020
Competition Start Saturday 2nd May 2020
Closing Date for entries Friday 24 April 2020
Entry Fee £ 25 / £30 per person 

£25 Single Entry

£30 Double Entry to Juniors and Seniors

Photography/Filming  By entering the event, all participants and parents or guardians of participants are consenting to photography/filming which may be taken by the BJA or an official BJA contractor at the event. You also accept that these photographs or video may be used in future BJA publications or published by the contractors. If you wish to opt-out of the above please contact denisemargaretoates@gmail.com
Spectator Tickets FREE
Coaching Passes Coaches MUST produce a VALID BJA Coach Award card in person in order to be eligible for the following:·         To gain free entry to the Event

·         To gain mat side access with their player (Only one coach per player will be permitted at any one time).

Payment All payments must be made by Credit or Debit Card via the online system when entering. Your entry will not be accepted without payment being made.





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May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am
May 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Thetford Leisure Centre
Croxton Road
Thetford, IP24 1JD
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