On Dec. 8, the Leavenworth Open Judo Championships will take place at the Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center located at 3400 S. 4th Street Trafficway.
Following weigh-ins that begin at 9 a.m., the USA Judo, Inc. sanctioned event will be approximately around 10:30 a.m.
The tournament is open to all junior and senior competitors with a current USA Judo, Inc., USJA or USJF membership. USA Judo, Inc. membership available on site or on line at www.usjudo.org.
Entry fees are $30 per contestant per division. IJF competition rules apply. Divisions will be based upon participation. Seniors wil be standard weight divisions if possible.
Matches will last two minutes for juniors, five for seniors and three for the masters division. Modified double elimination scoring will be used and trophies will be awarded.
For more information, contact tournament directors Rick and Valerie Donnelson at 913-240-1718, 910-309-0102 or usmjudo@yahoo.com.