Event Date: Sunday, September TBD, 2023
Location: Milestone Martial Arts - 6255 W Maule Ave Ste 150, Las Vegas NV 89118.
Required Membership: USJA, USJF, or USA Judo.
RULES (Modified USJA Kosen Judo)
Standing attacks with leg grabbing are permitted (i.e., Morote-gari, Kata-guruma, Kuchiki-taoshi, Kibisu-gaeshi, Te-guruma, etc.).
Guard pulling with at least one grip is permitted (hikikomi).
All gripping types and grip breaking techniques are permitted.
Competitors will be stood up only if: 1) both judokas are grounded with no clear attempt to improve the position for at least 30 seconds; 2) if one competitor stands up disengaging from Ne-waza.
SCORE SYSTEM AND PENALTIES
High impact throws (as per IJF standards).
Submissions (Shime-waza and Kansetsu-waza) for all ages.
Lower impact throws (as per IJF standards).
Hansoku-make (grave infringement)
Immediate disqualification from the match: guard jumping, Kanibassami, slam.
Immediate disqualification from the event: loss of consciousness, unsportsmanlike conduct.
Safety Stoppages (referee prerogative)
Children and Teens: the referee will stop a fully extended Juji-gatame regardless of pain. The referee will stop an Ude-garami when the arm is at an unsafe angle.
Children and Teens (up to 17 years old): 3 minutes + 2-minute golden score if needed.
Seniors and Masters (18 or older): 4 minutes + 2-minute golden score if needed.
In case of a draw, referees will determine the winner via a majority vote (two out of three).
LEGAL & ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES
Mandatory white or royal blue Judo Gi.
Two athletes: best of three (SmoothComp standard).
Three or more athletes: double elimination - bronze match (SmoothComp standard).
Individual: medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
Team: awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd teams (Tiebreaker: 1) number of gold medals; 2) number of silver medals; 3) number of bronze medals; 4) fewer competitors)
Fastest Ippon: Junior and Senior.