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2019 Illawarra International KYU Grades and Open Grades

2019 Illawarra International

 KYU Grades Tournament

Illawarra International Judo Club,

Ian McLelland Park, Wyllie Rd, 

 Kembla Grange

Sunday 24 Mar 2019


For clubs interested in a senior club development opportunity, as well as an opportunity for players wishing to qualify for the 2019 National KYU Grade Championships.


Tournament Pre-Entry

All competitors must login and register online before midnight Thu 21 MAR 2019.

The Entry Fee is $30 per competitor.

The Extra Category Fee is $15 for KYU Grades who also compete in the 'Open' Grades categories. 

Competitors need to pay on-line at the time of registering for the Tournament, otherwise Late Entry Fees will apply.

Note - Late Entries ($60 per competitor and $30 for extra category) will be accepted on the day.


Senior KYU Grades Categories

The Senior KYU Grades will consist of the following grade categories:

  • combined 3rd & 4th KYU category (ie Green & Orange Belts)
  • combined 1st & 2nd KYU category (ie Brown & Blue Belts).

Cadets are encouraged to compete as long as they are a minimum of a Junior Orange Belt.


'Open' Grades Categories

A separate 'Open' Grades (including Dan Grades) category will also be held .  Actual weight categories will be determined on the day depending on the number of entries.

Separate Mens and Womens division will be conducted for all Grade & Weight categories


Weight Categories

The below Weight Categories will be used unless there are insufficient competitors in the nominated weight category:

Men  U60 U66 U73 U81 U90 U100 O100
Women     U48 U52 U57 U63 U70 U78 O78

The Tournament Director will determine the final weight categories following the completion of the weigh-in.

Competitors may change their nominated weight category at the tournament weigh-in.

Open divisions may be organised on the day if there are sufficient athlete entries.


Weigh-in Times

The weigh-in times are as follows:

  • KYU Grades  - 08:30AM to 09:30AM
  • Open Grades - 9.30AM to 10AM


Other Conditions

A white judo-gi is compulsory - a blue judogi is 'optional'.

All competitors must be current financial JFA members and must present their Membership Card at the Tournament on request.


Tournament Enquiries

Tournament enquiries: Greg Cadorin 0412993024 or

Online Registration enquiries: Judo NSW (02) 8736 1228 or

Event Details


Ian McLennan Park, Kembla Grange NSW

Event Date:

Sunday 24 March 2019
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