Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 State Games of America! All-American certificates are now avaible!   We hope to see you in 2021 in Ames and Des Moines, Iowa.      
August 3, 2019

Competition will begin at 10:00am

Liberty University 
Indoor Track & Field Complex
Lynchburg, VA
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Eligibility: Any current member of USJA, USJI,or USIF - must carry a proof of membership

Scoring System: Modified Double Elimination or Round Robin for divisions with 5 or less Judokas.
Rules: IJF rules will govern the competition with modification for no shime-waza below 13 years old and no Kansetsu-waza below 18 years old.  IJF rules for below 13 years old for leg grabs will be a Shido for first offense.

Weigh-In: will begin Friday, August 2, 2018 between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM and will continue on Saturday between 8:00 and 9:00 AM.

Junior Age Divisions 
Ages 6 and under
7&8 Years old
9&10 Years old
11&12 Years old
13&14 Years old
15&16 Years Old
Weight Divisions
Light, medium, and heavy weight.  Super light and super heavy if necessary

Senior Divisions (17 - 29)
Female: 48 kg, 52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 70 kg, 78 kg, over 78 kg
Male: 60 kg, 66 kg,  73 kg,  81 kg,  90 kg,  100 kg,  Over 100 kg
Masters Divisions (30 + years of age) Male & Female, to be determined by the number of competitors.

Special Senior Open Division:
If there is enough interest we will offer a special senior open division for $10 per person. All contestants will be sorted by weight from lightest to heaviest.  The competitors will be placed on a pool sheet and paired with the next competitor for the closest weight.  Competition will continue in single elimination style until an eventual champion is crowned.  

$40 for 1st division and $15 for 2nd division. 
Competitors are only allowed to enter a maximum of 2 regular divisions - excluding the open division.


Deadline – Agust 1, 2019
Pre-registration ON-LINE ONLY.  No on site registration

Judo Additional Waiver

Sensei "Temo"  (Tarek Moneir) 

The tournament director reserves the right to change or alter any division for the safety of all Judoka involved.

2019 State Games of America merchandise will be available for purchase during events at various locations or on our website now

2019 State Games of America bronze, silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division.
Medal engraving done near venue provided by local company for a fee.

$5 per day


Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Tarek Moneir at 

Website & Online Registration Questions: Contact the Virginia Amateur Sports Office at 540-343-0987 or
All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. Virginia Amateur Sports reserves the right to make changes to 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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