April 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
HUB Sports Center
Mike Marcella
(509) 879-3004
Washington State Judo Championships @ HUB Sports Center
The 2017 Washington State Judo Championships will be held in Spokane, Washington on Saturday, April 15.
The top judo athletes in the state will battle it out in this State Championship Tournament.
Registration is due by Wednesday, April 12. Entries can be emailed to pacificjudoacademy@comcast.net, or pre-register online at:https://goo.gl/forms/BSyewluVmR1SdMt73.

Tournament Point of Contact:

Mike Marcella, Tournament Director
Pacific Judo Academy
(509) 879-3004


Click Here for the link to the tournament packet.


Tournament Type: Modified Double Elimination for 5 or more contestant pools, round robin for 4 or less

Rules: 2017 IJF rules with the following modifications:

  1. Shime-waza rule: Shime-waza allowed in Juvenile A, B, Novice, IJF Junior, Senior and Masters categories;
  2. Kansetsu-waza rule: Kansetsu-waza allowed in IJF Junior, Senior, and Masters categories only;
  3. 2014 Judogi rule (increased sleeve length and top cross-over) for all divisions will be implemented. IJF approved judo gis are not required;
  4. Blue & White judo-gis are required for all divisions, except Bantam (optional).
  5. Current IJF medical rules apply to all divisions.
  6. Double division entry requests by participant will be subject to the tournament director’s discretion – a 2nd entry fee is required.