Obukan 2018 Tournament

62nd Annual Obukan Judo Shiai and Kata / Onchi Sensei Memorial Tournament

–Update: March 21st. In order to keep our tournament at the highest possible level, we have limited entries to 250. We have now reached that point and have closed registration. Any additional entries will be considered walk up as this time. —

2018 Full Obukan Tournament Information Packet

Registration Steps:

This year, we are instituting a new procedure for weigh ins, that will be more efficient for everyone. Steps 1 and 2 are the same as in previous years. Steps 3 and 4 are new.

Step 1. Valid National Registration. Make sure you have a valid USJF, USA Judo, USJA or NGB card prior to registering for the Shiai or Kata competition in Eventbrite.

Step 2. Register in Eventbrite. Enter tournament and pay on-line through Eventbrite at obukanjudo.org by March 22, 2018. Entry fee is $35 for the first division and $20 for an additional division. Please note, to keep quality at its highest level, we will limit the number of contestants to approximately 250.

NEW Weigh in procedure!

Step 3. Satellite Weigh in. Between March 20-22, go to a designated satellite weigh in location and weigh in (scroll down for list.)

How to be a Satellite Weigh in Location: Contact Rod Conduragis or Mark Hirota at 503-208-3035, obukantournament@gmail.com. Provide the following: name of dojo, physical address where weigh ins will take place, weigh in dates and times (between March 20 and March 22) and responsible person’s name, email address, phone number.

Responsible person’s actions: Verify contestant has registered in Eventbrite, collect signed waiver, copy of National Registration card, Weigh in contestants, Fill in weigh in information, Email in weigh in form before midnight March 22 to obukantournament@gmail.com., Drop off signed waiver, copy of National Registration card at the venue on Saturday morning.

Note, you must have already registered in Eventbrite and paid your entry fee prior to weighing in. Present your Eventbrite confirmation, signed waiver and copy of National registration card. See the list of Satellite weigh in locations listed below (scroll down for list.)

Step 4. Report to the Mat. Having completed the steps above, simply report to the venue on Saturday March 24.

Tournament opens at 9 am.

Walk Up Registration (March 23rd ONLY): Walk up registration and weigh in only allowed on March 23rd, 6:00pm to 8:30 pm at the venue. Walk up entry fee is $80 for the first division and $50 for an additional division.

Weight Challenge Procedure: Contestants of similar weight range will be placed in a division. Any contestant that appears to be significantly heavier than that weight range could be requested to verify their weigh by stepping on a scale. A reasonable weight allowance will be given above their officially submitted weigh in weight.

Current list and map of satellite weigh-in Dojos (last update 3/19):

Dojo: Obukan Judo Dojo
Address: 7333 NE Fremont St. Portland, OR 97213
Dates: 3/20 6 pm-8 pm and 3/22 6 pm-8 pm
Contact: Mark Hirota 503-208-3035 obukantournament@gmail.com

Dojo: Lakeland Judo
Address: 6333 E Menser Ave., Athol, ID  8380
Dates: 3/22 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
Contact: Jennifer Badertscher (406)291-1220 lakelandjudoclub@gmail.com

Dojo: Seiei Dojo
Address: 12611 Northup Wy, Ste 300, Bellevue, WA 98005
Dates: 3/20 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Contact: June Encarnacion (425)588-0220 info@seieidojo.com

Dojo: Ore-Ida
Address: 387 SE 3rd ave. P.0. Box 780 Ontario, Oregon 97914
Dates: Tuesday March 20. 7:00-8:30 pm
Contact: Noble Morinaka noble.morinaka@gmail.com (208)739-0217

Dojo: Zenyu Judo Dojo
Address: 22415 SE 231st Street, Maple Valley, WA 98038
Dates: Thursday, March 22nd, 6:30 pm – 9 pm.
Contact: Kazuemon Davis kazuemondavis@hotmail.com (425)623-7660

Dojo: Southwestern Oregon Community College
Address: 1988 Newmark – Recreation Center, Coos Bay, Oregon
Dates: Tuesday March 20, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Contact: Rob Schab r.schab@charter.net (541) 297-2506

Dojo: Joseki Dojo
Address: 101 N Argonne Suite D Spokane Valley WA 99212
Dates: 3-21-2018, 6-8 pm
Contact: Josh or Jessica Heuett Josekidojo@gmail.com (509)991-7420

Dojo: Oak Tree Dojo
Address: 35617 SR 507 S McKenna, WA 98558
Dates: Tuesday March 20th @ 5-7pm
Contact: Jim Harai judomanz@yahoo.com (808) 227-0567

Dojo: Budokan Dojo
Address: 1414 S. Weller St. Seattle, WA
Dates: Tuesday 3/20 6:30 – 8:00 and Thursday 3/22 6:30-8:00
Contact: John Schaedler Jschaedler101@comcast.net (206) 354-8521

Dojo: Seattle Dojo
Address: 1510 S Washington St, Seattle, WA 98144
Dates: Thursday, March 22, 2018, 8:00-9:00 PM
Contact: Leslie Mizuki watercastle@comcast.net Phone: 206-715-5903

Dojo: Emerald City Judo Dojo
Address: 14950 NE 95th St, Suite A/B
Dates: Tuesday Mar 20 6-8 pm and Wed Mar 21 6-8pm
Contact: Mike mikeh@bonanzapress.com

Dojo: Seiwakan Dojo
Address: Sellwood Community Center, 1436 SE Spokane St, Portland, Oregon
Dates: March 20th from 4 to 8 AND March 21st from 5-8
Contact: Head Sensei Jason Luedtke, 503-756-6446, rjason@comcast.net

Dojo: NAS whidbey Judo
Address: 3755 N Wasp St, Oak Harbor, WA 98278
Dates: 22 Mar 2018 at 7:00 pm
Contact: Mel Pantig citmap@gmail.com 360-610-3141

Dojo: Portland Judo
Address: 2335 NW 23rd Place Portland, OR 97210
Dates: Wednesday 3/21 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Contact: Roy Kawaji portlandjudo@gmail.com 503-961-2696

Dojo: U.S. Judo Training Center
Address: 2000 Benson Rd. S. Renton, WA 98055
Contact: Mariko Akiyama judookaasan@gmail.com
Contact direct for weigh in time and dates.

Dojo: Treasure Valley Judo Club, LTD.
Address: Meridian Police Dept. 1223 E. Watertower, Meridian, Idaho 83642
Dates: March 20th @ 7:30PM
Contact: Rocky Lima limaohana@live.com cell (208) 371-3768

Dojo: Yushido Dojo
Address: Korum YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE., Puyallup Wa. 98374
Dates: Thursday, March 22nd from 7-9pm
Contact: yushidojudo@gmail.com

Dojo: Best Martial Arts Institute
Address: 795 Almaden St., Eugene, OR 97402
Dates: Tuesday, March 20 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM AND Thursday, March 22 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Contact: Alan Best senseibest@bmai.org 541-345-0684

Dojo: Tri City Judo
Address: 201 N Edison St #244, Kennewick WA 99336
Dates: March 21st 7pm and 8:15pm (before and after class)
Contact: Robert Borisch rwborisch@yahoo.com 509 582 5836

Dojo: Columbia Judo Dojo
Address: 1927 W. 9th Pl, Kennewick, WA 99336
Dates: March 20, 2018 at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Mike Purcell 509.528.8529

Dojo: Pacific Judo Academy
Address: 2302 N Waterworks, Spokane, WA 99212
Dates: Thursday, March 22nd, 6-8:30pm
Contact: Leigh Yamada pacificjudoacademy@comcast.net

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