USA Judo Elite Roster Point Information & Rules
JUDO ELITE ROSTER POINTS INFORMATION & RULES
2023 Garden State Judo Classic is a USA Judo Senior-E and Junior-E level event.
USA Judo Elite Roster points are awarded
to the winners of certain senior divisions. The following is USA Judo’s explanation of how
the points will be awarded from this tournament. For more information on points tournaments
visit the U.S. Judo website at www.usjudo.org/. This event is a USA Judo Senior-E and Junior-E
level event. The ONLY divisions in which
points can be earned are the highest SENIOR belt rank divisions. No points are awarded in JUNIOR-AGE divisions;
ALL players who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd will receive Senior E-level points. Junior- age athletes (born 2001 and later) who
place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in the highest
belt divisions will receive Junior, E-level points in addition to Senior
points. Restrictions: Players must win at least 1 match and be a citizen of the
USA to receive points. In addition, after earning points, to be listed on USA
Judo's national roster, a player must join USA Judo (if not already a member).
Seeding: For the Senior E-level categories, the top 4 nationally ranked Senior
athletes will be seeded if they compete in the weight division in which they
are ranked. #1 and #4 shall be placed on one side of the bracket; #2 and #3
shall be placed on the other side. The seeding order shall be in the order of
the byes, i.e., if there is 1 bye, #1 shall get it; if there are 2 byes, #'s 1
and 2 shall get them, etc. If any of the top 4 nationally ranked athletes are
not in attendance, athletes ranked #5 and below SHALL NOT be seeded, i.e.,
"moved up" to the next higher seed position.
for Senior E-/Junior E-level divisions:
contest rules shall be used, including "Golden Score" overtime.
Players may compete in only 1 senior elite division.
Players must compete in the weight category that conforms to their
measured weight at weigh-in.
player competing in the -81kg division must weigh over 73kg and less than or
equal to -81kg.
Male 55kg and Female 44kg divisions are PJU weights and not "Olympic"
weights. Competitors whose measured weight would place them in a PJU weight
division may choose to compete in the next higher weight division (Male 60 kg
and Female 48 kg)