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Saturday, August 5, 2017

DeVos Place Convention Center- Exhibit Hall
303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI
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Jim Murray

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Modified double elimination (6 or more in a division)
Round robin (5 or less)


Onsite Registeration

First Division

Shiai - $60.00
Kata (per team) - $60.00
Team Shiai - $60.00
Open Division Event - $20.00 payable only at the event after you register!

Extra Division

Shiai- $30.00
Kata (per team) - $30.00
Team Shiai - $35.00

Juniors 9:00am - 10:00am Upon completition of pooling
Kata 9:00am - 11:00am 12:00pm or at completion of juniors
Masters / Senior Brown & Black 9:00am - 11:00am 1:00pm or after completion of Kata
Senior White & Green Belt 10:00am - 11:00am 1:00pm or after completion of Kata
Team (Contact Jim Murray) 1:00pm - 2:00pm 3:00pm or after completion of Seniors Division

All contestants must provide a valid U.S.J.F., U.S.J.I., or U.S.J.A. card. Foreign contestants must have the proper ID from their home country.
  1. You must present the primary membership card that shows the insurance coverage is current. If you do not present the membership card, you must purchase a membership card on-site.
  2. U.S.J.I., U.S.J.F, and U.S.J.A. membership registration will be available at the tournament site.
WAIVERS Each athlete is required to print and sign a waiver. Waivers will be collected on-site. Do not send in waiver forms.(download)

NON-BLACK BELT CONSENT FORM Any athlete that is not a black belt is required to have their instructor's permission in order to compete. The consent forms will be collected on-site along with the participation waiver. (download)

2017 State Games of America bronze, silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division

Be minutes away from the DeVos Place when you stay at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, the JW Marriott, the Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites by Hilton Downtown or the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown. Take advanage of the discounted athlete rate by booking thorugh the State Games of America.Click here to book your hotel.


Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Jim Murray

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact theState Games of America office at616-608-1855 or

All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. TheWest Michigan Sports Commissionreserves the right to make changesto the sport information noted on this page. Some dates, locations and times may change due to registration numbers.Participants are encouraged to check sport info often for any changes.


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