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2018 National Championships Location Announcement

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2018 National Championships Location Announcement

(17 August 2017) The JFA is pleased to announce that the 2018 National Championships will be held.......

2017 JFA National Club Seminar

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2017 JFA National Club Seminar

(15 August 2017) The JFA is hosting the second National Club Seminar in Sydney from 3-5 November.

National Club Recognition Awards

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National Club Recognition Awards

(11 August 2017) JFA is calling for nominations for the 3 judged awards as part of the 2017 National Club Recognition Awards........

Melbourne International Judo Open 2017

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Melbourne International Judo Open 2017

(11 August 2017) JUDO VICTORIA INC. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JUDO OPEN 27th, 28th & 29th October, 2017.....

Live Streaming - 2017 Sydney International

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Live Streaming - 2017 Sydney International

(09 August 2017) Live Streaming details for the 2017 Sydney International Open being held on the 20th August.....

Athlete of the Month - July 2017

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Athlete of the Month - July 2017

(07 August 2017) JFA are excited to introduce a new initiative - “Athlete of the Month”.....

2017 Senior World Championships Team Announcement

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2017 Senior World Championships Team Announcement

(24 July 2017) The following team has been selected for the 2017 Senior World Championships in Budapest

Medal Performance Reimbursement Program

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Medal Performance Reimbursement Program

(24 July 2017)

IJF Academy Brochure

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IJF Academy Brochure

(18 July 2017) Certified Judo Manager course - NEW on IJF Academy....

JFA Governance Committee – Expression of Interest

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JFA Governance Committee – Expression of Interest

(12 July 2017) The JFA Board have identified the need to establish a Governance Committee reporting.....

Judo NSW 2017 Sydney International

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Judo NSW 2017 Sydney International

(10 July 2017) Judo NSW 2017 Sydney International - Welcome & On-line Registration.....

Anthony and Jordan Kouros

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Anthony and Jordan Kouros

(28 June 2017) Anthony and Jordan Kouros has moved into the IJF Training Centre in Dunavarsany, Hungary....

Naional Championship Results 2017

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Naional Championship Results 2017

(16 June 2017) 2017 National Championship Results....

2017 National Kata Championships Results

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2017 National Kata Championships Results

(15 June 2017) Congratulations to all Kata competitors at the 2017 National Championships ......

Cadet World Championships 2017 - Team Selection

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Cadet World Championships 2017 - Team Selection

(14 June 2017) The National Selection Committee (NSC) has selected the Australian Team for the Cadet World Championships (Chile, 9-13 August 2017)......

2017 National Championships Schedule

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2017 National Championships Schedule

(05 June 2017) The competition schedule for the 2017 National Championships, June 9-12 on the Gold Coast....

Senior World Championships Selection Criteria Update

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Senior World Championships Selection Criteria Update

(03 June 2017) The IJF has confirmed that the Hong Kong Asian Open in July 2017 has been rescheduled.....

2017 National Judo Championships Tickets

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2017 National Judo Championships Tickets

(02 June 2017) Tickets for the 2017 National Championships are now available for purchase online......

2017 World Championships Veterans Information

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2017 World Championships Veterans Information

(26 May 2017) World Championships Veterans held in Olbia, Italy, on September 30 - October 03, 2017.....

2017 SA International Open

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2017 SA International Open

(25 May 2017) Planning for 2017 SAIO is well underway. .....

Australian Team for the 2017 Summer Universiade

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Australian Team for the 2017 Summer Universiade

(24 May 2017) The JFA will nominate the following athletes for the 2017 Summer Universiade to be held in Taipei....

AWE Athlete Categorisation - May 2017

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AWE Athlete Categorisation - May 2017

(18 May 2017) The JFA AWE Panel has recently conducted the latest round of AWE Athlete Categorisation

EOI Coach/Team Manager for the 2017 Summer Universiade

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EOI Coach/Team Manager for the 2017 Summer Universiade

(12 May 2017) The Judo Federation of Australia (JFA) is seeking expressions of interest from coaches to accompany the Australian University Team to the 2017 Summer Universiade to be held in Taipei.....

2017 Oceania Championships

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2017 Oceania Championships

(05 May 2017) On the 28th & 29th April the Australian National Team competed at the 2017 Oceania Championships in Tonga......

Points Tables Updated After Oceania 2017

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Points Tables Updated After Oceania 2017

(04 May 2017) Points Tables updated following Oceania 2017.....

Selection Criteria for the 2017 World Championships

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Selection Criteria for the 2017 World Championships

(04 May 2017) Selection Criteria's for Seniors, Juniors & Cadets for The 2017 World Championships......

AOC governance gearing up for Tokyo 2020

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AOC governance gearing up for Tokyo 2020

(03 May 2017) The JFA is excited to join with our Summer and Winter Olympic compatriots at the upcoming Australian Olympic Committee AGM for the crucial vote on its leadership ahead of Tokyo 2020

2017 World University Games Selection Policy

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2017 World University Games Selection Policy

(13 April 2017) The JFA is seeking expressions of interest from athletes to compete.....

Update from Nathan Katz in Europe

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Update from Nathan Katz in Europe

(13 April 2017) "I was in France training at INEF and INSEP with Owen Livesey from Camberley......"

Adaptation of the Judo refereeing rules for the next 2017-2020 Olympic Cycle

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Adaptation of the Judo refereeing rules for the next 2017-2020 Olympic Cycle

(13 April 2017) Adaptation of the rule changes for the 2017-2020 Olympic Cycle......

NSC Announcement - OJU Champs 2017

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NSC Announcement - OJU Champs 2017

(22 March 2017) The announcement of the Australian Team selections for the upcoming 2017 Oceania Championships......

Commonwealth Youth Games Announcement

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Commonwealth Youth Games Announcement

(21 March 2017) Congratulations to the following individuals who have been nominated ....

VALE John Dronryp - JFA Life Member

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VALE John Dronryp - JFA Life Member

(20 March 2017)

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – VOLUNTEER EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – VOLUNTEER EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(17 March 2017) The JFA is seeking expressions of interest from the judo community.....

2017 QLD International Results

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2017 QLD International Results

(15 March 2017) 2017 QLD International Results.....

Five-time Olympian Maria Pekli appointed Technical Director

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Five-time Olympian Maria Pekli appointed Technical Director

(14 March 2017) The JFA is pleased to announce the appointment of five-time Olympian Maria Pekli.....

Referee Promotions

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Referee Promotions

(27 February 2017) The JFA Referee Committee would like to congratulate the following referees ....

Board Appointments

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Board Appointments

(24 February 2017) The JFA Directors appoint the first Chair of JFA Ltd to lead the Board following the transition to being a Company under the Corporations Act.....

Referees selected for the 2017 Queensland International Open.

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Referees selected for the 2017 Queensland International Open.

(24 February 2017) Referees selected for the 2017 Queensland International Open....

2017 ACT International Open

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2017 ACT International Open

(20 February 2017) ACTIO 2017 Results

Expression of Interest Head Coach for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

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Expression of Interest Head Coach for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

(10 February 2017) JFA will be sending six (3 male, 3 female) cadet aged athletes to the Commonwealth Youth Games......

2017 Rules Amendments for Junior Boys and Girls (U12)

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2017 Rules Amendments for Junior Boys and Girls (U12)

(09 February 2017) The JFA Referee Committee has collectively agreed to implement the amendments to the contest rules for Junior Boys and Girls category as follows:

2017 Queensland International Open

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2017 Queensland International Open

(09 February 2017) The 2017 Queensland International Open is being held on the Gold Coast from 3-5 March

2016 World Veteran’s Championships

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2016 World Veteran’s Championships

(07 February 2017) Seven JFA members represented Australia at the World Veteran’s Judo Championships in November 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.....

2017 ACTIO

2017 ACTIO

(06 February 2017) The 2017 ACT International Open is being held in Canberra on 18-19 February. On-line entries will close on 10th February.

AIS Training Camp - Coach Selections

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AIS Training Camp - Coach Selections

(27 January 2017) The NSC has selected the following Coaching Team for the upcoming AIS Training Camp in February 2017:

IJF Academy Level 1 Instructor course

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IJF Academy Level 1 Instructor course

(20 January 2017) New Enrolments for the IJF Academy Level 1 Instructor course - starting 27th February 2017...

New 2017 IJF Rules – Implementation

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New 2017 IJF Rules – Implementation

(10 January 2017) In late 2016 the IJF released a new set of proposed competition rules for 2017.....

Coach EoI - National Training Camp Feb 2017

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Coach EoI - National Training Camp Feb 2017

(06 January 2017) The JFA would like to invite Expressions of Interest from coaches for the upcoming National Training Camp....

Junior Judo Safety Rules

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Junior Judo Safety Rules

(03 January 2017) Updating the JFA’s Junior Judo Safety Rules.....

Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 - Nomination Criteria

Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 - Nomination Criteria

(22 December 2016) Selection Criteria for the selection nominations for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 in the Bahamas.....

Selection Criteria for Oceania Championships 2017

Selection Criteria for Oceania Championships 2017

(21 December 2016) Following is the selection criteria for the Oceania Championships 2017 (Tonga, 28-29 April 2017):

Christmas Greetings

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Christmas Greetings

(19 December 2016) I wish to thank everyone that has contributed to the success...

New IJF Rules for Olympic Cycle

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New IJF Rules for Olympic Cycle

(12 December 2016) The International Judo Federation has published new regulations that will apply for the next Olympic cycle. The goal is to promote the rules of judo and make them easier to understand, as well as to simplify them.

2016 National Club Recognition Awards & Rankings

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2016 National Club Recognition Awards & Rankings

(01 December 2016)

“Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp 2017 – National Coaching Team

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“Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp 2017 – National Coaching Team

(18 November 2016) The following Coaching Team has been selected for the “Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp in January 2017:

EOI National Entry Level Program Development - Working Group

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EOI National Entry Level Program Development - Working Group

(11 November 2016) The Judo Federation of Australia (JFA) and its Member States have identified the need to develop......

Pan Pacific Masters 2016

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Pan Pacific Masters 2016

(07 November 2016) Shiai/Grappling and Kata Results......

VALE Young Chull Woo 7th Dan, International A referee

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VALE Young Chull Woo 7th Dan, International A referee

(05 November 2016) One of the greats of Australian refereeing passed away at Westmead hospital in Sydney.....

Judo Kata Day

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Judo Kata Day

(02 November 2016) Judo Kata Day this Sunday the 6th of November 2016, at Jupiter's Casino Gold Coast....

National Kata Committee

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National Kata Committee

(02 November 2016) The JFA has established a National Kata Committee (NKC).....

2016 Annual General Meeting

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2016 Annual General Meeting

(31 October 2016) The JFA held it's 2016 Annual General Meeting in Sydney on Saturday 29th October......

EOI National Coach for “Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp

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EOI National Coach for “Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp

(26 October 2016) Expression of Interest National Coach for “Next Generation” Japanese Training Camp...

National Club Recognition Awards

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National Club Recognition Awards

(24 October 2016) The JFA is calling for nominations for the 3 judged awards as part of the 2016 National Club Recognition Awards....

WADA PUBLISHES 2017 PROHIBITED LIST

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WADA PUBLISHES 2017 PROHIBITED LIST

(11 October 2016) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the List - which designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition......

AWE Categorisation

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AWE Categorisation

(29 September 2016) The AWE Panel has completed the latest round of AWE Categorisation.....

National Selection & Points System Policy Review - Working Group EoI

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National Selection & Points System Policy Review - Working Group EoI

(26 September 2016) The JFA is seeking interest from our judo community to form a working group....

National Kata Committee – Call for Nominations

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National Kata Committee – Call for Nominations

(23 September 2016) The JFA is establishing a National Kata Committee (NKC) to oversee the development and growth of Kata nationally......

2017 Queensland International Open Judo Championships

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2017 Queensland International Open Judo Championships

(12 September 2016) Judo Queensland with Australia’s Gold Coast is pleased to invite you to be part of the: 2017 Queensland International Open Judo Championships....

2017 National Championships Venue Announcement

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2017 National Championships Venue Announcement

(09 September 2016) The JFA is pleased to announce that the 2017 National Championships will be held at the Gold Coast Sport & Leisure Centre in Carrara, Queensland.....

National Points Tables following the 2016 MIO

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National Points Tables following the 2016 MIO

(08 September 2016) The National Points Tables for seniors, juniors and cadets have been updated.....

High Performance Update

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High Performance Update

(24 August 2016) Please see update from the JFA’s High Performance Program......

2016 Olympians Return Home

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2016 Olympians Return Home

(24 August 2016) As the 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close and the Australian Olympic team have arrived back to the country.....

Pan Pacific Masters Games

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Pan Pacific Masters Games

(15 August 2016) The 2016 Pan Pacific Masters Games are happening on the Gold Coast in November.....

2016 Sydney International

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2016 Sydney International

(05 August 2016) Judo NSW welcomes all new and returning competitors, coaches, referees and officials to the 2016 Sydney International....

2016 JFA Referee Seminar – Sat 10 Sep 2016

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2016 JFA Referee Seminar – Sat 10 Sep 2016

(05 August 2016) Judo NSW and the JFA Referee Committee would like to invite referees, coaches, players and team managers to a national JFA Referee Rules seminar.

World Kata Championships Athlete Announcement

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World Kata Championships Athlete Announcement

(02 August 2016) Congratulations to the following athletes who have qualified to represent Australia....

Mebourne Judo International Open

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Mebourne Judo International Open

(02 August 2016) MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JUDO OPEN 12th, 13th & 14th August, 2016

IJF Video explaining judo

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IJF Video explaining judo

(29 July 2016) IJF - International Judo Federation has made this special video reaching out beyond the Judo family to sports fans, explaining Judo....

National Points Tables - July 2016

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National Points Tables - July 2016

(25 July 2016) The National Points Tables for seniors, juniors and cadets have been updated....

JFA Director Appointment - Sarah Richardson

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JFA Director Appointment - Sarah Richardson

(15 July 2016) The JFA Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Richardson as an Appointed Director.....

2016 OJU-Kodokan Kata Seminar

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2016 OJU-Kodokan Kata Seminar

(12 July 2016) This year’s OJU-Kodokan Kata Seminar will be held in Sydney from 6-10 September 2016.....

Haecker Wins Bronze at Budapest Grand Prix

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Haecker Wins Bronze at Budapest Grand Prix

(27 June 2016) Katharina Haecker has won a bronze medal on the first day of competition at the 2016 Budapest Grand Prix......

CEO Member Update – June 2016

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CEO Member Update – June 2016

(22 June 2016) Update from the JFA CEO to members providing an update on recent activities and news.....

2016 National Championships

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2016 National Championships

(17 June 2016) Full Results for the 2016 National Judo Championships held at the Geelong Arena in Victoria from 10-13 June......

2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours Recognition

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2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours Recognition

(15 June 2016) Two prominent Judoka have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours over the weekend......

2016 National Kata Championships

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2016 National Kata Championships

(12 June 2016) Results from the 2016 National Kata Championships.....

Welcome To Victoria - National Championships

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Welcome To Victoria - National Championships

(12 June 2016) Welcome message from the Victorian Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events

Expressions of Interest – JFA Appointed Director Position

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Expressions of Interest – JFA Appointed Director Position

(12 June 2016) The JFA is now calling for Expressions of Interest for a replacement Appointed Director position......

AOC announcement -

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AOC announcement -

(10 June 2016) Seven young Judo rookies for Rio include more siblings....

Junior European Tour National Coach

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Junior European Tour National Coach

(09 June 2016) Joe Costanzo has been selected as the National Coach for the upcoming Junior European Tour 2016.....

IJF Rio Qualification - 7 Australian Athletes

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IJF Rio Qualification - 7 Australian Athletes

(05 June 2016) The IJF Rio Qualification list has now been finalised and we have 7 Australian Athletes.....

Live Streaming – 2016 National Championships, Geelong

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Live Streaming – 2016 National Championships, Geelong

(02 June 2016) The 2016 National Championships are being held in Geelong from Friday 10th to Monday 13th June.....

National Championships Merchandise Available

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National Championships Merchandise Available

(02 June 2016) PRE ORDER NOW!!

Nationals countdown

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Nationals countdown

(01 June 2016) The countdown for the judo nationals is on......

EOI National Coach for Junior European Tour 2016

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EOI National Coach for Junior European Tour 2016

(31 May 2016) JFA would like to invite your Expression of Interest for our upcoming Junior European Tour 2016 5 -22 July....

‘Judo For All’ Educational Journey through Australia

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‘Judo For All’ Educational Journey through Australia

(26 May 2016) The Judo Federation of Australia (JFA) recently delivered a project called the ‘Judo For All’ Educational Journey through Australia.

Geelong Nationals – ticket sales

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Geelong Nationals – ticket sales

(26 May 2016) Tickets for the National Championships in Geelong from 10-13 June are on sale.....

Junior European Tour 2016

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Junior European Tour 2016

(25 May 2016) Following an EOI process, the NSC has selected the following Athletes to attend the Junior European Tour 2016....

Updated National Points Tables as of 11 April 2016

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Updated National Points Tables as of 11 April 2016

(25 May 2016) Updated National Senior, Junior and Cadet Points Tables as of 11 April 2016....

2016 National Championships – Key Event Partners

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2016 National Championships – Key Event Partners

(24 May 2016) The JFA would like to acknowledge the valuable support provided by the following key event partners for the 2016 National Championships:

National Championships Entries have now Closed

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National Championships Entries have now Closed

(17 May 2016) National Championships Entries have now Closed; but the Field is Wide Open.....

Expressions of Interest - 2016 European Junior Tour

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Expressions of Interest - 2016 European Junior Tour

(16 May 2016) In July 2016 the JFA will be sending a junior development group to Europe. The purpose of this trip is to provide an opportunity for high intensity training and competitions under structured guidance and supervision.

AWE Athlete Categorisations

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AWE Athlete Categorisations

(12 May 2016) The new JFA AWE Panel has recently conducted the latest round of AWE Athlete Categorisations.....

Special Needs Committee

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Special Needs Committee

(12 May 2016) The JFA is pleased to announce the following makeup of the Special Needs Committee (SNC):

National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) Redevelopment

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National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) Redevelopment

(10 May 2016) The JFA is in the process of redeveloping our National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) courses....

2016 Australian University Games

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2016 Australian University Games

(10 May 2016) The 2016 Australian University Games are happening in Perth during September and Judo is one of the events......

Destination GEELONG: The War Clouds are Gathering

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Destination GEELONG: The War Clouds are Gathering

(03 May 2016) Australia is hosting its biggest National tournament in Geelong across the June long weekend...

2016 Nationals Masters - Deadline Approaches

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2016 Nationals Masters - Deadline Approaches

(29 April 2016) Have you registered yet? The Masters tournament at the 2016 Nationals.....

2016 Geelong Nationals

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2016 Geelong Nationals

(26 April 2016) Geelong Nationals - Feel the Power: Excitement is mounting for JFA’s premier tournament of the year.....

Lubo Petr - Olympic Referee Selection

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Lubo Petr - Olympic Referee Selection

(26 April 2016) Congratulations to Australian Referee Lubo Petr for being selected to officiate at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.....

IJF Educational Journey Downunder

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IJF Educational Journey Downunder

(20 April 2016) IJF Media Director Nicolas Messner and JFA CEO Alex Vallentine launch the IJF Educational Journey Downunder with support from official mascot Judoroo......

Special Needs Committee – Calling for Nominations

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Special Needs Committee – Calling for Nominations

(18 April 2016) Following the retirement of long serving committee member Stan Munday, the JFA is now calling for nominations.....

National Championships – Volunteer Expressions of Interest

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National Championships – Volunteer Expressions of Interest

(18 April 2016) The JFA is seeking expressions of interest from the judo community for people that wish to be involved in volunteering at the Australian National Championships......

Australian team excels at the 2016 Oceania Championships

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Australian team excels at the 2016 Oceania Championships

(18 April 2016) Australian Judo can hold its head up high after excellent performances by our team at the recent OJU Championships in Canberra.

CEO Member Update – March 2016

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CEO Member Update – March 2016

(17 March 2016) Update from the JFA CEO to members.....

Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program

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Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program

(15 March 2016) The Australian Government is pleased to announce that its Illicit drugs In Sport (IDIS) Online Education Program is now available......

2016 QLD International Open Results

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2016 QLD International Open Results

(11 March 2016) Results from the Queensland International Open.....

National Points Tables after ACTIO - 22 Feb 2016

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National Points Tables after ACTIO - 22 Feb 2016

(02 March 2016) The National Points Table has been updated to reflect the results from the ACTIO.....

OJU OPEN INTERNATIONAL KATA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

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OJU OPEN INTERNATIONAL KATA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

(22 February 2016)

Results for the 2016 ACTIO

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Results for the 2016 ACTIO

(22 February 2016) Results for the 2016 ACTIO....

2016 National Championships Schedule

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2016 National Championships Schedule

(18 February 2016) The 2016 National Championships are to be held in Geelong, VIC from Friday 10th to Monday 13th June 2016......

2016 Oceania Championships – Canberra

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2016 Oceania Championships – Canberra

(15 February 2016) Please find full information for the 2016 Oceania Championships event to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra from April 8-10th.......

Final revised AWE Guidelines

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Final revised AWE Guidelines

(14 February 2016) In late 2015, the National Selection Committee (NSC) conducted an extensive and careful review of the JFA "Australia's Winning Edge" Guidelines (AWE Guidelines).....

2016 QIO - Registrations now open

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2016 QIO - Registrations now open

(10 February 2016) The 2016 Queensland International Open registration is now live. Access is via JFAQ website (http://www.jfaq.com.au), then click on "Enter QIO 2016" button and follow the prompts.

Updated National Points Table

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Updated National Points Table

(05 February 2016) The National Points Tables have been updated to reflect recent results at the 2016 African Continental Open in Tunisia........

National Grading Committee Appointments

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National Grading Committee Appointments

(03 February 2016) The JFA has recently undertaken a process to appoint all positions on the National Grading Committee (NGC)......

Oceania Masters/Veterans Open Championships

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Oceania Masters/Veterans Open Championships

(01 February 2016) Oceania Veterans and Masters Championships 2016 – Flyer....

AUSTRALIA SPECIAL NEEDS JUDO FRIENDSHIP GAMES COME TO CAIRNS IN JUNE

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AUSTRALIA SPECIAL NEEDS JUDO FRIENDSHIP GAMES COME TO CAIRNS IN JUNE

(27 January 2016) Australia’s first and highly successful special needs judo competition is coming to Yorkey’s Knob on the 26th June, 2016......

Joshua Katz - Bronze medal African Open Tunisia

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Joshua Katz - Bronze medal African Open Tunisia

(17 January 2016) On the first day of competition, Josh Katz won a bronze medal...

National Team Results - Tokyo Grand Slam

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National Team Results - Tokyo Grand Slam

(07 December 2015) Our National Team finished the year on a high at the Prestigious Tokyo Grand Slam.....

JFA Community consultation on revised Draft AWE Categorisation Guidelines

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JFA Community consultation on revised Draft AWE Categorisation Guidelines

(04 December 2015) The NSC today publishes the revised DRAFT JFA AWE Guidelines and invites submissions for comment......

21st ACT INTERNATIONAL OPEN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

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21st ACT INTERNATIONAL OPEN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

(04 December 2015) Revised 21st ACT INTERNATIONAL OPEN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS - 20th & 21st February 2016...

New JFA Life Members

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New JFA Life Members

(17 November 2015) Two new JFA Life Memberships have been awarded.......

JFA Director Reappointments

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JFA Director Reappointments

(16 November 2015) The following reappointments to the JFA board have been confirmed...

Live Streaming – Oceania Open Wollongong

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Live Streaming – Oceania Open Wollongong

(09 November 2015) International teams already on their way to Australia....

Selection Criteria for Oceania Championships 2016

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Selection Criteria for Oceania Championships 2016

(05 November 2015) The National Selection Committee has approved the following selection criteria for the Oceania Championships 2016:

URGENT - AUSTRALIAN JUDO NATIONAL CLUBS SEMINAR

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URGENT - AUSTRALIAN JUDO NATIONAL CLUBS SEMINAR

(03 November 2015) Registerations CLOSING - BOOK ONLINE here for the Australian National Clubs Seminar.....

2015 Oceania Open Wollongong - Ticket Sales

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2015 Oceania Open Wollongong - Ticket Sales

(02 November 2015) 2015 Oceania Open Wollongong - ticket sales, the countdown has begun....

Junior Worlds and GS Abu Dhabi 2015

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Junior Worlds and GS Abu Dhabi 2015

(30 October 2015) Our World Championship campaign for this year is now over......

Olympic Coach Appointments

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Olympic Coach Appointments

(30 October 2015) The JFA is pleased to announce the following high calibre appointments for the Australian Olympic Coach position.....

WORLD JUDO DAY CELEBRATIONS - 28th October

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WORLD JUDO DAY CELEBRATIONS - 28th October

(28 October 2015) World Judo Day is a celebration of the birthday of Jigoro Kano, founder of Judo.....

Job Vacancy - 2016 Olympic Judo Coach

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Job Vacancy - 2016 Olympic Judo Coach

(15 October 2015) Critical to our success at the Rio Olympics (our next benchmark event) is the early appointment of the Australian Olympic Coach....

Oceania Open in Wollongong

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Oceania Open in Wollongong

(15 October 2015) Oceania Open: The war clouds are gathering, train with the best and spread the word.....

Friendship Games 2015

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Friendship Games 2015

(13 October 2015) The 4th Friendship Games for Special Needs Judoka (SN) were hosted over the October long weekend.....

OJU World Cup Referee Selections

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OJU World Cup Referee Selections

(13 October 2015) Congratulations to the following referees who have been selected for the OJU World Cup in Wollongong from November 13-14:

Selection of Australian Team for Oceania Open 2015

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Selection of Australian Team for Oceania Open 2015

(06 October 2015) The NSC has selected the Australian Team for the Oceania Open 2015 (Wollongong, 13-14 November 2015)....

Oceania Open – Official Wollongong Accommodation

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Oceania Open – Official Wollongong Accommodation

(06 October 2015) Oceania Open – Official Wollongong Accommodation......

Australian Judo Jack Halber has passed away

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Australian Judo Jack Halber has passed away

(01 October 2015) One of the stalwarts of refereeing in Australian Judo Jack Halber passed away on the 30th of September......

Aus-Judo Awards 2015

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Aus-Judo Awards 2015

(29 September 2015) NATIONAL CLUB RECOGNITION AWARDS........

Coaching and Team Manager selections for OJU Open 2015

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Coaching and Team Manager selections for OJU Open 2015

(28 September 2015) The NSC wishes to advise of the following important appointments for the OJU Open 2015:

Updated info Oceania Open 2015

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Updated info Oceania Open 2015

(28 September 2015) Updated info Oceania Open Wollongong 2015 by OJU. This year the JFA will again be hosting the Oceania Open in Wollongong – Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November.

AUSTRALIAN JUDO  NATIONAL CLUBS SEMINAR

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AUSTRALIAN JUDO NATIONAL CLUBS SEMINAR

(23 September 2015) One of the JFA strategies is to host our first National Judo Clubs Seminar, to have our 175 club representatives share ideas and learn from each other......

Geelong Arena to host the 2016 Nationals

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Geelong Arena to host the 2016 Nationals

(18 September 2015) The JFA is pleased to announce the venue for the 2016 National Championships in June.....

Selection Criteria for the 2015 Oceania Continental Open

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Selection Criteria for the 2015 Oceania Continental Open

(12 September 2015) Please find attached the Selection Criteria approved by the NSC for the 2015 Oceania Continental Open....

EOI - Positions Available for Upcoming 2015 Oceania Continental Open

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EOI - Positions Available for Upcoming 2015 Oceania Continental Open

(12 September 2015) The JFA is seeking EOI for the following positions for the upcoming 2015 Oceania Continental Open.....

Updated Senior and Cadet National Points Tables

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Updated Senior and Cadet National Points Tables

(12 September 2015) The Senior and Cadet National Points Tables have been updated to reflect recent results at the 2015 Southern Cross International Open....

OJU Referees and Coaches Seminar 2015

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OJU Referees and Coaches Seminar 2015

(08 September 2015) OJU will host a referee and coaches seminar on 19 September in Sydney.....

Assistant Coach for 2015 Junior World Championships

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Assistant Coach for 2015 Junior World Championships

(04 September 2015) The NSC wishes to advise that Joe Costanzo has been selected as the Assistant Coach....

Attention all AIS Elite Training Camp Participants

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Attention all AIS Elite Training Camp Participants

(04 September 2015) Pre-Camp Training Information which should be read and actioned prior to the AIS Camp......

WORLD KATA CHAMPIONSHIPS

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WORLD KATA CHAMPIONSHIPS

(31 August 2015) All the best to the Australian Team competing at The 2015 World Kata Championships.....

New CEO Announced

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New CEO Announced

(28 August 2015) The Board is pleased to announce that after a robust recruitment process we have confirmed a new CEO to lead our organisation.....

Australian Sports Commission launches a new ExperienceAIS website

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Australian Sports Commission launches a new ExperienceAIS website

(27 August 2015) The Australian Sports Commission has recently launched a new website to promote the commercial and tourism activities offered onsite at the AIS Campus in Canberra......

Updated Junior National Points Table

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Updated Junior National Points Table

(24 August 2015) Please find attached the updated Junior National Points Table, approved by the National Selections Committee......

Junior Worlds Team Announced

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Junior Worlds Team Announced

(24 August 2015) The NSC wishes to announce the Australian Team to compete at the Junior World Championships, 25-29 October 2015 in Abu Dhabi.....

Maria Pekli inducted into IJF Hall Of Fame

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Maria Pekli inducted into IJF Hall Of Fame

(24 August 2015) We are honoured to announce that Maria Pekli has been inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame as the Class of 2015.......

Good Luck to our Senior World’s Team !!

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Good Luck to our Senior World’s Team !!

(20 August 2015) The JFA Board would like to wish our Senior World’s Team the very best as they represent Australia at the 2015 Senior World Championships, to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, 24-30 August 2015......

JUDO ELITE WILL RETURN TO WOLLONGONG

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JUDO ELITE WILL RETURN TO WOLLONGONG

(18 August 2015) The 2015 Oceania Open will be held again by the Judo Federation of Australia in the warm, sunny and relaxed coastal city of Wollongong (84km south of Sydney)......

OJU will host a referee and coaches seminar on 19 September in Sydney.

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OJU will host a referee and coaches seminar on 19 September in Sydney.

(18 August 2015) OJU will host a referee and coaches seminar on 19 September in Sydney. The NSW International Open is on 20 September. The IJF head referee ........

2015 OJU Oceania Open Flyer

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2015 OJU Oceania Open Flyer

(17 August 2015) The 2015 Oceania Open will be held again in Australia. The Judo Federation of Australia is proud to host this event.......

South Australian International Open

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South Australian International Open

(14 August 2015) South Australian International Open to be held at Netball SA Stadium, International Sports Gateway, Mile End South on 26 September 2015.......

Expression of Interest Junior Worlds Team Manager

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Expression of Interest Junior Worlds Team Manager

(10 August 2015) The NSC are recruiting for the above position to lead our Junior Worlds Team to Abu Dhabi in October.....

Watch our Cadet Team in Action.....

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Watch our Cadet Team in Action.....

(06 August 2015) The draws for the Cadet World Championships are now available on judobase. The competition will be streamed on Ippontv.......

National Selection Committee Vacancy – Call for Nominations

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National Selection Committee Vacancy – Call for Nominations

(04 August 2015) The National Selection Committee (NSC) focus is on the selection of national athletes, coaches and, where applicable, support staff to participate in activities related to the High Performance (HP) Program. There is a current vacancy on this committee........

Cadet Worlds - Team Departure

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Cadet Worlds - Team Departure

(01 August 2015) The Cadet World Championships will be held in Sarajevo from 5th- 9th August. Our Australian delegation of 13 athletes (9 males and 4 females)........

Updated Senior and Junior National Points Tables

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Updated Senior and Junior National Points Tables

(31 July 2015) The Senior and Junior National Points Tables have been updated to reflect recent results.......

2015 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL OPEN 20 September 2015

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2015 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL OPEN 20 September 2015

(27 July 2015) Judo NSW welcomes all new and returning competitors, coaches, referees and officials to the 2015 Sydney International on Sunday 20 September 2015.....

JFA Internship Opportunity

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JFA Internship Opportunity

(24 July 2015) The JFA has a very exciting internship opportunity and is looking for an enthusiastic self motivated person to assist in planning the Oceania Open.......

John Withers Passes - Funeral Details

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John Withers Passes - Funeral Details

(21 July 2015) It is with great sadness that I inform you that John Withers passed away last Thursday evening. Update......Funeral Details......

Announcement - Senior World Championships Team

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Announcement - Senior World Championships Team

(13 July 2015) The JFA Board is pleased to announce our team to represent Australia at the 2015 Senior World Championships, to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, 24-30 August 2015.

Call for Senior Worlds Team Manager

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Call for Senior Worlds Team Manager

(13 July 2015) The NSC are calling for an experienced Senior Worlds Team Manager to attend this year's Senior World Championship in Astana.

NEW COACHING BEHAVIOUR RULES - SPORTING CODE

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NEW COACHING BEHAVIOUR RULES - SPORTING CODE

(07 July 2015) The JFA has introduced new coaches behaviour rules that are in line with IJF rules.

Board Nominations Committee

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Board Nominations Committee

(06 July 2015) Call for nominations for JFA Inc. Board Nominations Committee.....

Finance Risk and Audit Committee (FRAC)

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Finance Risk and Audit Committee (FRAC)

(06 July 2015) As the next stage of the implementation of the changes recommended by the Governance Review conducted by the Australian Sports Commission, the JFA is calling for nominations to fill the newly formed Finance Risk and Audit Committee (FRAC)......

2015 SOUTHERN CROSS INTERNATIONAL OPEN TOURNAMENT

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2015 SOUTHERN CROSS INTERNATIONAL OPEN TOURNAMENT

(04 July 2015) JUDO VICTORIA SOUTHERN CROSS INTERNATIONAL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS 14th, 15th & 16th August, 2015......

NSC announcement: AWE Athlete Categorisations (June 2015)

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NSC announcement: AWE Athlete Categorisations (June 2015)

(04 July 2015) The NSC has conducted the latest round of AWE Athlete Categorisations in line with the JFA AWE Athlete Categorisation Guidelines. For the NSC announcement on this.......

Large contingent to participate in AIS Elite Training Camp

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Large contingent to participate in AIS Elite Training Camp

(03 July 2015) This weekend more than 80 of our members will travel to AIS in Canberra to take part in the AIS Elite Training Camp......

Updated Senior National Points Table

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Updated Senior National Points Table

(24 June 2015) The Senior National Points Table has been updated to reflect the results of the 2015 National Championships and the 2015 Budapest Grand Prix....

NSC ANNOUNCEMENT - APPOINTMENT OF CADET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM MANAGER & SENIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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NSC ANNOUNCEMENT - APPOINTMENT OF CADET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM MANAGER & SENIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

(23 June 2015) "The NSC wishes to advise of the following important appointments:

GRASS-ROOTS JUDO

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GRASS-ROOTS JUDO

(18 June 2015) During the recent Nationals Championships the JFA launched the JFA Participation Strategy. This is exciting for the National Federation to lead direction in "grass-roots" participation of Judo.....

Registrations for the 2015 Sports Draft are now open!

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Registrations for the 2015 Sports Draft are now open!

(16 June 2015) Athletes can apply from the main sports draft web page....

JFA News June 2015

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JFA News June 2015

(15 June 2015) With around 800 entries over four days the 2015 National Championships in Wollongong was a great success.....

Clarification of interpretation of National Selection and Points System

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Clarification of interpretation of National Selection and Points System

(15 June 2015) The NSC wishes to advise of the following change in the interpretation of the National Selection and Points System (v April 2015) (NSPS)....

Selections for Cadet World Championships

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Selections for Cadet World Championships

(15 June 2015) The NSC wishes to congratulate the following Athletes on their selection in the Australian Team to participate in the Cadet World Championships, 6-9 August in Sarejevo.....

JFA are no longer supplying Belts

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JFA are no longer supplying Belts

(13 June 2015) JFA are no longer supplying Belts.... Suppliers Available to purchase belts are Listed.....

2015 Australian Judo National Championships

NATIONAL NEWS

2015 Australian Judo National Championships

(13 June 2015)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Judo Federation of Australia Inc. (JFA Inc.)

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Judo Federation of Australia Inc. (JFA Inc.)

(11 June 2015) The JFA are seeking the services of a highly motivated Chief Executive Officer to lead the development and growth of the organisation......

Expression Of Interest – National Coach and Manager Positions

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Expression Of Interest – National Coach and Manager Positions

(11 June 2015) We are seeking Expressions of Interest for National Coach and Team Manager positions as listed below.

2015 National Championship Kata Results

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2015 National Championship Kata Results

(06 June 2015) Great effort by all participants, it is great to see the Kata growing both in participation and quality.....

2016 Australian Olympic Team Medical Headquarters

NATIONAL NEWS

2016 Australian Olympic Team Medical Headquarters

(05 June 2015) Dr John Azoury has been appointed to the Australian Olympic Team Medical Headquarters team as Sports General Practitioner......

2015 Australian Judo National Championships Results and Draws

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2015 Australian Judo National Championships Results and Draws

(05 June 2015) Results & Draws 2015 National Judo Championships.....

Tickets for the Nationals

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Tickets for the Nationals

(04 June 2015) Tickets for the Nationals can be obtained through Ticketmaster....

Nationals – live streaming

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Nationals – live streaming

(04 June 2015) Come watch the National Judo Championships at the Wollongong WIN Entertainment Centre.....

Updated Senior National Points Table

NATIONAL NEWS

Updated Senior National Points Table

(04 June 2015) The Senior National Points Table has been updated to reflect a change in the u/63kg category only.

Final Day for Dennis Iverson

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Final Day for Dennis Iverson

(04 June 2015) Today after 5 years, Dennis Iverson will officially finish his employment with the JFA.

NSC Announcement

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NSC Announcement

(04 June 2015) NSC announcement Senior World Championships..............In a pre-Olympic year, our focus is to maximise our best performing Athletes’ opportunities of gaining Olympic Qualification Points....

Sponsorship opportunities at the Judo Nationals

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Sponsorship opportunities at the Judo Nationals

(03 June 2015) There are great advertising opportunities through live streaming of the Judo Nationals - sponsor a division and get great exposure.

Updated Sports Code

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Updated Sports Code

(31 May 2015) Updated Sports Code... The JFA Sports Code that provides the rules for running major judo events in Australia has been revised.

Retirement from Judo of Ivor Endicott Davies

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Retirement from Judo of Ivor Endicott Davies

(31 May 2015) Retirement from Judo of Ivor Endicott Davies. Ivor has formally announced that he is retiring from all involvement in Judo .........

Countdown to the Nationals !!   Tell Your Friends.....

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Countdown to the Nationals !! Tell Your Friends.....

(30 May 2015) This year’s Nationals in Wollongong over the June long weekend is shaping up to be the biggest and best !!!

Junior Boys National champions to be determined on Sunday 7 June

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Junior Boys National champions to be determined on Sunday 7 June

(29 May 2015) The Nationals this year are going to be huge with a record number of around 800 entries. There has been a big increase in junior boys/girls and senior boys/girls entries suggesting that the pool of next generation judoka is healthy.

Resignation of CEO

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Resignation of CEO

(28 May 2015) Paula Ward, our CEO of the last 8 months has tendered her resignation.

2015 Australian Judo National Championships

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2015 Australian Judo National Championships

(20 May 2015) 2015 Australian Judo National Championships YouTube Advert....

Merchandise for 2015 Nationals

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Merchandise for 2015 Nationals

(18 May 2015) Australian National Championship Merchandise available here

Social Media Intern Opportunities

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Social Media Intern Opportunities

(15 May 2015) We are seeking two undergraduates with an interest in sport and digital media to intern with us.

Marketing Intern Opportunity

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Marketing Intern Opportunity

(15 May 2015) We are seeking an undergraduate with an interest in sport, marketing and communications to join us.

Updated National Points Table - SEN, JUN & CAD

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Updated National Points Table - SEN, JUN & CAD

(08 May 2015) Senior, Junior & Cadet National Points Tables are available after the completion of the Oceania Championships in April, 2015

Call for Nominations: Special Needs Committee

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Call for Nominations: Special Needs Committee

(29 April 2015) The Special Needs Committee strives to provide a meaningful judo program to enable people with a disability or special need to actively participate and develop their self-confidence.

JFA Team Departure

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JFA Team Departure

(28 April 2015) Following a review of the JFA structure, our administration activities will be relocated to our head office in Canberra.

Kata Judge Certification and Re-Certification

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Kata Judge Certification and Re-Certification

(27 April 2015) At this years Kata Nationals, we will introduce Judge certification, and re-certification, for judge certificates up to National level.

Call for Nominations: National Referee Committee

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Call for Nominations: National Referee Committee

(21 April 2015) The National Referee Committee will focus on the selection, support and supervision of referees for JFA sanctioned events...

National Selection Committee

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National Selection Committee

(15 April 2015) We are pleased to announce the appointments to our newly formed National Selection Committee.

AUSJUDO finishes top of OJU Table

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AUSJUDO finishes top of OJU Table

(15 April 2015)

Referees Representing Australia with Distinction

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Referees Representing Australia with Distinction

(09 April 2015) A number of Australian Referees will be fulfilling duties in international competitions in the coming months.

FUNDING AVAILABLE: Giving4Grassroots

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FUNDING AVAILABLE: Giving4Grassroots

(07 April 2015) The Australian Sports Foundation is offering grants of up to $10,000 as part of their Giving4Grassroots Program.

Good Luck!

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Good Luck!

(02 April 2015) As the Australian team readies to leave our shores to head to New Caledonia, we wish them every success.

Seeking Volunteers for the Nationals

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Seeking Volunteers for the Nationals

(01 April 2015) Interested in helping us run a successful Australian National Championships in June? Read on...

New Team Member

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New Team Member

(31 March 2015) The JFA has appointed our new Office Administrator.

2015 National Judo Championships

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2015 National Judo Championships

(30 March 2015) The 2015 National Judo Championships will be held in Wollongong during the long weekend in June. It is shaping up to be the best ever with members of the IJF likely to be in attendance. Key information including the competition schedule is now available.

JFA Appoints New Independent Director

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JFA Appoints New Independent Director

(30 March 2015) The JFA is pleased to announce that the Board has appointed its first independent director.

Changes to National Points and Selection System

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Changes to National Points and Selection System

(29 March 2015) Please find information pertaining to the recently approved change to the NATIONAL POINTS AND SELECTION SYSTEM document.

2015 Oceania Championships - AUS team

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2015 Oceania Championships - AUS team

(24 March 2015) We have pleasure in confirming the official Australian Team who will be taking part in the 2015 Oceania Championships which will take place in New Caledonia (NCL) from 10 - 12 April 201

Updated National Senior Points Table

NATIONAL NEWS

Updated National Senior Points Table

(16 March 2015) Updated National Senior Points Table after the competition of the QLD Open that was used for the OJU selections.

2015 World University Games

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2015 World University Games

(13 March 2015) The Judo Federation of Australia (JFA) is seeking expressions of interest from athletes to compete at the 2015 World Universiade Summer Games (WSG) to be held in Gwangju, Korea from 3–14 July.

ASADA Education: for Athletes & Coaches

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ASADA Education: for Athletes & Coaches

(12 March 2015) ASADA has released an updated online module for athletes and support personnel to stay up to date on the latest information and issues relating to anti-doping.

Japanese Judo Reviews AIS – JFA Innovation

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Japanese Judo Reviews AIS – JFA Innovation

(11 March 2015) Recently the Japan Sports Council hosted a series of meetings in Tokyo involving the AIS to review the recent collaborations and discuss future options for Australia and Japan Judo Camps.

CEO Update

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CEO Update

(10 March 2015) The review of the operational JFA Committees is underway. Here's an update on progress...

Updated Points Table

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Updated Points Table

(03 March 2015) Updated SENIOR Points Table after the ACT Open.

2015 OJU Championships - HP Update

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2015 OJU Championships - HP Update

(26 February 2015) This update is to provide you with relevant information about the Oceania Championships.

2015 Auckland Open

2015 Auckland Open

(17 February 2015) Information Package is now available

Selection Criteria - Cadet and Junior World Championships

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Selection Criteria - Cadet and Junior World Championships

(12 February 2015) Selection Criteria approved by the NCC for both the Cadet and Junior World Championships

ACT OPEN – Senior Players Contemporary Research

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ACT OPEN – Senior Players Contemporary Research

(12 February 2015) This year at the upcoming 2015 ACT OPEN, PhD scholar and Dietitan, Reid Reale, working out of the AIS Combat Centre, will be conducting a research study regarding acute weight loss practices and weight gain post weigh in.

Call for Nominations: National Selection Committee

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Call for Nominations: National Selection Committee

(11 February 2015) The National Selection Committee will focus on the selection of national athletes, coaches and, where applicable, support staff to participate in activities related to the High Performance Program.

IJF ID Card for International & Continental Competitions

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

IJF ID Card for International & Continental Competitions

(11 February 2015) The IJF have introduced a new IJF ID Card. It will now be a requirement for all athletes, coaches, officials and referees to have an IJF ID Card in order to participate in the following events:

Cadet & Junior National Ranking List

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Cadet & Junior National Ranking List

(10 February 2015) Commencement of a National Cadet and National Junior Ranking List.

Oceania Masters / Veterans Open Championships

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Oceania Masters / Veterans Open Championships

(09 February 2015) Details are now available for the Oceania Masters / Veterans Open Championships for Men & Women Individual Shiai

NTID Success in USA

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NTID Success in USA

(03 February 2015) The first tour of the 2015 NTID Program has been completed and our team is now homeward bound.

National Development Coach

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National Development Coach

(02 February 2015) We are delighted to advise Toshi Nakamura has agreed to extend his time with the JFA as our National Development Coach.

Updated National Points Table

NATIONAL NEWS

Updated National Points Table

(28 January 2015) Following the recent African Open in Tunisia, the National Points table has been updated to reflect the results.

IJF Judogi Control

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

IJF Judogi Control

(27 January 2015) All members wishing to compete at any IJF Event must read the current rules and procedures around Judogi control.

2015 JFA HP Schedule of Events

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2015 JFA HP Schedule of Events

(26 January 2015) Attached is the updated 2015 Calendar for your information. Please note the calendar should be read and considered in line with the following key points.

Accredited Kata Judges

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Accredited Kata Judges

(23 January 2015) For your reference we are publishing the list of accredited Kata Judges for the period August 2014 to August 2016.

CEO Update

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CEO Update

(22 January 2015) Welcome to 2015. While most of the judo community has been enjoying a summer holiday, our national team has been training in Austria and competing in the African Open in Tunisia.

NEW OPPORTUNITY: JFA Office Administrator (Part Time)

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NEW OPPORTUNITY: JFA Office Administrator (Part Time)

(08 January 2015) Our team is growing. If you're a skilled administrator seeking a part time role based in Canberra, this may be the opportunity for you.

Kosta Update & Thank you from Kouros Family

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Kosta Update & Thank you from Kouros Family

(05 January 2015) We would like to thank you personally for the immense support you have shown and given us regarding our son Kosta. Words can never express our gratitude.

End of Year Office Closure

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End of Year Office Closure

(24 December 2014) The JFA office is closed from Wednesday 24 December 2014 through until Friday 2 January 2015. We will re-open on Monday 5 January 2015.

Revised JFA Anti-Doping Policy

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Revised JFA Anti-Doping Policy

(24 December 2014) The JFA has adopted a revised Anti-Doping Policy that will come into effect on 1 January 2015.

JFA Christmas Message

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JFA Christmas Message

(23 December 2014) To all members and supporters I wish you all a Happy and Safe Christmas.

AWE Athlete Categorisation

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AWE Athlete Categorisation

(23 December 2014) For all High Performance Athletes, you can find the AWE Athlete Categorisation Criteria under the RESOURCES Tab on the JFA Website.

Update to the JFA Grades Policy

NATIONAL NEWS

Update to the JFA Grades Policy

(19 December 2014) The National Grades Committee met recently to discuss the JFA Grades Policy

2015 Oceania Championships - Selection Criteria

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2015 Oceania Championships - Selection Criteria

(15 December 2014) The NCC releases the selection criteria for the 2015 Oceania Championships for Cadets, Juniors and Senior categories. There is a slight difference between the documents, so you are encouraged to read them thoroughly.

Illawarra International Judo Camp

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Illawarra International Judo Camp

(15 December 2014) The 17th annual Illawarra International Judo Camp is on again for competition players from the 16th - 18th January.

National Senior Points Table

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National Senior Points Table

(12 December 2014) The National Senior Points Table has now been updated to reflect the final events of 2014.

Combat Sports Team Leader for Rio 2016

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Combat Sports Team Leader for Rio 2016

(11 December 2014) The Australian Olympic Committee has announced Andrew Logan has been appointed as our Combat Sports Team Leader for Rio 2016.

2015 (1st Quarter) HP Plan

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2015 (1st Quarter) HP Plan

(09 December 2014) The 1st Quarter of the HP Plan for our Elite Senior athletes as been released.

JFA Board of Directors

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JFA Board of Directors

(08 December 2014) Further change has happened within the JFA Inc Board of Directors. We advise of the resignations of Alan Broadhead and Fiona Iredale and the appointments of Angela Deacon and John Bennett.

2015 ACT International Open

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2015 ACT International Open

(05 December 2014) Release of the 2015 ACT International Open details. This year all entries are online only.

Complaint Hearing Tribunal

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Complaint Hearing Tribunal

(04 December 2014) RE: Decision of Complaint Hearing Tribunal – Mr Stewart Brain as Respondent.

Update to JFA Constitution and By-Laws

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Update to JFA Constitution and By-Laws

(04 December 2014) The JFA Constitution and By-Laws have been updated to incorporate changes discussed and agreed to at our recent AGM.

CEO Update

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CEO Update

(02 December 2014) This is my first official post as the inaugural JFA Chief Executive Officer. I’ve taken on this mantle in challenging yet exciting times.

Neville Sharpe elected President of the JFA

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Neville Sharpe elected President of the JFA

(27 November 2014) At the AGM of the JFA on 22 November 2014 Neville Sharpe was elected as the new President of the JFA for the next two years.

Belt Orders for December

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Belt Orders for December

(27 November 2014) Please be advised if you are seeking to order JFA Belts between, early to mid December, there will be delays expected when fulfilling orders.

Update: Kosta Kouros

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Update: Kosta Kouros

(26 November 2014) It is pleasing to advise that Kosta Kouros has done remarkably well since his devastating neck injury in Wollongong

2015 Benchmark Event Confirmation

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2015 Benchmark Event Confirmation

(26 November 2014) The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed our 2015 Benchmark Event is the World Judo Championships to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 25-30 August 2015.

IJF Updates

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

IJF Updates

(26 November 2014) IJF has sent out 2 recent updates that all international level members need to read.

Sad news for young Australian Judoka.

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Sad news for young Australian Judoka.

(19 November 2014) Sad news has come to pass during the course of the OJU/JFA Oceania Open weekend.

President's Update - 10th NOV 2014

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President's Update - 10th NOV 2014

(10 November 2014) Latest news and Bi-monthly update from the JFA President.

Update - JFA Inc. BY-LAWS

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Update - JFA Inc. BY-LAWS

(03 November 2014) The update referes to BY-LAW 25: Strategic Forum Of The Federation

Recent appointment of JFA Secretary

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Recent appointment of JFA Secretary

(24 October 2014) Shane ALVISIO is now the newly elected JFA Secretary

Sad passing of Danny Simmons

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Sad passing of Danny Simmons

(21 October 2014) Australian Judo has just lost one of its characters in Danny Simmons

World Judo Day - 28th OCTOBER 2014

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World Judo Day - 28th OCTOBER 2014

(13 October 2014) World Judo Day is promoted by the IJF and 2014 is only the 4th year. This is a global celebration of the birth of Jigoro Kano (28th October). The IJF encourages individual Judo Clubs, Regions, States, to conduct special events within their community to promote the Olympic Sport of Judo.

2015 Prohibited List released

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2015 Prohibited List released

(08 October 2014) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2015 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2015.

JFA New Postal Address

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JFA New Postal Address

(06 October 2014) With the new JFA Office opening at the AIS, the JFA now has a new postal address for all communication

Sad passing of Bill Broadhead

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Sad passing of Bill Broadhead

(30 September 2014) Australian Judo has just lost one of its early iconic figures in Bill Broadhead.

ACGA provides assistance to JFA Junior athletes

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ACGA provides assistance to JFA Junior athletes

(15 September 2014) Australian Junior Worlds Team to receive support from the ACGA through the Australian Junior Commonwealth Games Squad (AJCGS) program.