Kent Closed Championships 2022

All players must hold a current BJA or BJA affiliated membership, with KENT shown as the county they represent.  

This event will be used to select the Kent squad and teams for the Southern Area Inter-County Championships.

WEIGH-IN - All competitors must bring their valid membership to the weigh in with their record book for proof of grade (We will not be able to check licence validity with the BJA on the day)

Groups A and B – 8.45 am – 9.15 am – all to weigh-in in judo trousers and T-Shirt (0.6 allowance). Minimum age 8 years.

Groups C and D – 10.30 am – 11.00 am.  Boys weigh-in in judo trousers (0.5 allowance), girls – judo trousers and T-shirt (0.6 allowance). Minimum age 12 years

Groups E and F -  1.30 pm – 2 pm. Men weigh-in in judo trousers (0.6 allowance). Ladies in judo trousers and T-Shirt (0.8 allowance). Minimum age 14 years

BJA rules will apply throughout the competition. Technical restrictions will apply for Groups A and B.  Armlocks and strangles only in Groups E and F.  Method of competition: 7 and under players – pools, 8 and above – Compound knockout

The organiser reserves the right to refuse entries and to combine any weight group should it be necessary.  In the event of a dispute the Tournament Directors decision is FINAL.    NO LICENCE, NO ENTRY, NO EXCEPTIONS 

COVID Procedures - The event will be run in line with Government and venue guidance on restrictions in place at the time. Please do not attend this event if you have tested positive for COVID until you can provide a negative result or if you are feeling unwell. 


No refunds will be given unless the competition is cancelled.