News and Announcements

Judo related news and announcements in the Pacific Northwest!


Goshin Jutsu Kata Clinic

posted Jul 19, 2017, 10:03 AM by Judo Club UW   [ updated Jul 19, 2017, 10:03 AM ]

Southwestern Oregon Community College Judo is hosting a KDK Goshin Jutsu Clinic on Saturday, August 26th in Coos Bay, OR.  Registration at 9:00am, clinic from 9:30am-4:30pm.  Clinicians will be Sensei Mike Purcell (Shichidan) and Sensei Delynn Purcell (Godan).  This is your chance to study the Kodokan's self defense from with two great instructors! See attached packet for flyer and waiver. 

Summer Workout for Females

posted Jul 19, 2017, 9:57 AM by Judo Club UW


A summer workout for females will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 10am-3pm at Seattle Dojo (1510 S. Washington St., Seattle, WA 98144).  Group workout led by Seattle Dojo instructors for girls (9yo and older) and women.  Lunch will be provided, no fee to attend.  Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GB9XlYGBSf8xXFz6gOyh5kC2ZGUU2w0G5lMdkCKHCco

Mika Sugimoto Judo Clinic and Training Camp

posted Jul 6, 2017, 1:58 PM by Judo Club UW

Obukan Judo will be hosting a judo clinic and training camp with Mika Sugimoto, a silver medalist in the 2012 London Olympics and gold medalist from the 2010 World Championships on Saturday, August 5th from 10:00am-3:00pm.

Event details and registration is available from the following link: 


2017 Ippon Judo Junior Chamionships

posted Jul 6, 2017, 9:55 AM by Judo Club UW

The 2017 Ippon Judo Junior Championships will be held on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at the Lakewood Family YMCA in Lakewood, Washington.

This juniors event is for athletes ages 5-17 years old, all junior belt colors, NO brown or black belts will be allowed to compete at this event regardless of your age.

Please see entry packet attached for additional details. 

Introductory Judo Referee Seminar

posted Jun 29, 2017, 12:30 PM by Judo Club UW

Gordy Nelson and Brian Toth, both Pan American C Referees, will present an introductory seminar for Judo referees on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10am to 2:30pm.  The location will be Budokan Dojo, 1414 S. Weller St., Seattle, WA.  The seminar will include classroom, Q&A, and officiating practice.  This is the perfect opportunity for you and your students to begin your officiating careers and learn about referee procedures, scores and penalties, technology and more!

The cost of the seminar is $35.00 per person and includes lunch.  See attachment for additional information. 

Spokane Junior Olympic Training Camp - June 19-20, 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 5:37 PM by David Christianson   [ updated May 5, 2017, 5:37 PM by Judo Club UW ]

Washington State Judo and Northwest Judo Yudanshakai will host a training camp following the Junior Olympic National Championships.

see the Spokane Junior Olympic Training Camp page for more information

Washington State Championships - Results

posted Apr 19, 2017, 8:21 AM by Mark Graham   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 8:21 AM by Judo Club UW ]

Results from the 2017 Washington State Judo Championships, held on April 15 in Spokane Washington, are attached.

If you have any questions about the results, please contact Mark Graham at Mark_Graham@MSN.com.

2017 Inland Empire Judo Classic - May 27, 2017

posted Apr 3, 2017, 1:27 PM by Judo Club UW   [ updated Apr 11, 2017, 8:44 AM ]

Pacific Judo Academy will host the Inland Empire Judo Classic tournament on Saturday, May 27th in Spokane, WA.  The Northwest Judo Yudanshakai meeting will be held the day before, on Friday, May 26th at the DoubleTree Hotel.  Online registration deadline is Wednesday, May 24th at: https://goo.gl/forms/UbiMZoKk7FuaG9Vo2  

Tournament point of contact: 
Leigh Yamada
509-844-7296
pacificjudoacademy@comcast.net

Please see attached for additional information. 

Obukan Judo Tournament - March 25, 2017

posted Mar 14, 2017, 11:29 AM by Judo Club UW   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 11:29 AM ]

Obukan Dojo will be hosting their 61st Annual Obukan Judo Shiai and Kata / Onchi Sensei Memorial Tournament on Saturday, March 25th in Portland, OR.  Please see attached information packet for details. 


2017 Washington State Championships April 15, 2017

posted Mar 10, 2017, 7:34 AM by Mark Graham   [ updated Mar 10, 2017, 7:34 AM by Judo Club UW ]

The 2017 Washington State Judo Championships will be held in Spokane, Washington on Saturday, April 15.

Registration is due by Wednesday, April 12. Entries can be emailed to pacificjudoacademy@comcast.net, or pre-register online at:https://goo.gl/forms/BSyewluVmR1SdMt73.

Tournament Point of Contact:

Mike Marcella, Tournament Director
Pacific Judo Academy
pacificjudoacademy@comcast.net
(509) 879-3004


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