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  • Kroc Center 2500 Division Avenue South Grand Rapids, MI, 49507 United States (map)

Admission into Opening Ceremony is included in sports registration.
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Entry Fees

First Division

  • Before 6/1: $40.00 - Additional divisions: $20.00

  • Before 6/18: $50.00 - Additional divisions: $25.00

  • On-site: $60.00 - Additional divisions: $30.00

Kata -Cost per team

  • Before 6/1: $40.00 - Additional divisions: $20.00

  • Before 6/18: $50.00 - Additional divisions: $25.00

  • Onsite registration: $60.00 - Additional divisions: $30.00

Team Shiai - Cost per team

  • Men – Five Person - $60.00

  • Women – Three Person - $35.00

Team Registration will be on-site only. Team Players must be registered for individual Shiai or Kata
*Online registration for this event will close at 8:00 PM on June 19, 2019

Open Division event:

  • $20.00 payable only at the event after you register!

Weigh-in and registration

Juniors:    9:00 AM -10:00 AM
Kata:    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Masters / Senior Brown & Black:    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior White & Green Belt:    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Team:    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


All contestants must provide a valid U.S.J.F., U.S.J.A., or USA Judo card. Foreign contestants must have the proper ID from their home country.

  1. You must present the primary membership card that shows the insurance coverage is current. If you do not present the membership card, you must purchase a membership card on site.

  2. U.S.J.F., U.S.J.A. and USA Judo membership registration will be available at the tournament site.

  3. Competition age is age as of June 22, 2019

To view the event packet for further details, please click here.


Each athlete is required to print and sign a waiver. Waivers will be collected on-site. Do not send in waiver forms. (download)

Non-black belt consent form

Any athlete that is not a black belt is required to have their instructor's permission in order to compete. The consent forms will be collected on-site along with the participation waiver. (download)

Spectator Fee

$5 per person
Free ages 5 and under

Judo Clinic with Maje Omagbaluwaje following State Games competition!

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For Judo questions contact Sport Director Jim Murray at
For registration questions or help contact

2019 Opening Ceremony

Join us June 21, 2019 at Fifth Third Ballpark. We will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Meijer State Games of Michigan.

Athletes will have the opportunity to represent their sport in the athlete parade. Learn more about Opening Ceremony.



This event is a qualifying event for the 2019 State Games of America. Any athletes who place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd has the opportunity to compete in the 2019 State Games of America hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Visit the State Games of America website for more information and to get registered for #SGA2019.

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Later Event: June 22
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