Palo Alto Tournament EARLY REG. ENDS 10/31

Palo Alto Judo Tournament registration discount until 10/31, suggested hotels, and 10 early weigh-in locations

Tournament is Sunday November 10th, 2019 at Menlo-Atherton High School with competition starting at 10am in Ayers Gym.  Weigh-ins start as early as 7am on tournament day but you can register, pay and get weighed-in beforehand so you’re better rested for your fight.

Early registration is $40 onlinerising to $70 onsite, so we encourage contestants to save by registering early online:

AFTER you register and pay the entry fee electronically, you will get a payment confirmation email that you must PRINT and bring to Weigh-ins together with your valid USJF Card and PRINTED SIGNED COPIES of the attached forms:  Entry Form signed by your Sensei plus Waiver and Release of Liability signed by you/or your parents if you’re a minor.

You can come to Weigh-ins on tournament day (getting up much earlier, standing in line), or you can take advantage of one of the EARLY WEIGH-IN sitesavailable to anybody that registers and pays electronically in advance:

Chuck Jefferson Judo – Wednesday October 30th – 6 to 7pm
3055 Meridian Ave., San Jose, CA

East Bay Judo Institute – Saturday November 2nd – 9am to Noon
11165 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA

Tri-Valley Judo – Saturday November 2nd – 10:30am to Noon
1040 Serpentine Lane #203, Pleasanton, CA

Cupertino Judo Club – Saturday November 2nd – 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Monta Vista Park, 22601 Voss Ave, Cupertino, CA

510 Judo – Sunday November 3rd – 1pm to 3pm
1029 MacArthur Blvd, San Leandro, CA

Northern California Judo Club – Monday November 4th – 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Benicia Clock Tower, located at 1189 Washington St. Benicia, CA

San Jose Buddhist – Monday November 4th – 7:30pm to 8:30 PM
1050 North 5th Street, San Jose, CA

Deleon Judo Club – Tuesday November 5th – 5:30 to 7pm
Kenilworth Teen Center at 150 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma, CA

Palo Alto Judo Club – Tuesday November 5th – 7:00pm to 8:30pm
2751 Louis Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Bojuka Judo – Wednesday November 6th – 7:15pm to 8:30pm
291 Carmel Ave, Marina, CA

Other Weigh-in location and times may be announced:
Before you go, check  to see the latest confirmed times and places

Suggested Hotels:
Discount rates no longer available —

Menlo Park Riviera Best Western:

Menlo Park Inn:

Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park:

For referees and referee test takers only:

The day before the tournament, Saturday November 9th, the Central Coast Yudanshakai is hosting a Referee Clinic in conjunction with National and Regional Referee tests, starting at 2pm in the “Old Dance Studio” across from Ayers Gym.
Early registration is $20 online, rising to $30 after November 5th and onsite.  We encourage Referees to save by registering early online:

2019 USJF Winter Nationals





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This premier event is held each December in sunny Southern California at Azusa Pacific University’s Felix Event Center outside of Los Angeles. It was created and is hosted by Goltz Judo and is endorsed by the USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo™ alliance You can expect to see over 800 competitors from all over the country as well as different parts of the world such as Europe, Asia, South America, even a team from Tahiti! In addition to the national tournament for all age groups and skill levels, clinics are held on coaching, refereeing, kata, and anything pertaining to the study of judo.

Excellent Attendance

Excellent Attendance – July 2019

Beginning Judo Class:
Hattie Nacke
Wyatt Neil
Evelyn Oehler
Iolana Rodrigues
Joseph Schroers
Rocky Ty
Gianna Bergerson
Matthew Bergerson

Intermediate Judo Class:
Nicolas Grebe
Kaelyn Grebe
Dahlia Ibarra
Halo Ledeau
Phoenix Patla
Riley Patla
Clara Whitlock
Austin Whitlock
Aurelius Walker
Ender Ty

Advanced Judo Class:
Carter Peters