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The organization of the EUC Judo shall be mainly based on the most recent Technical Regulations of the European Judo Union (EJU) and International Judo Federation (IJF).



Individual Tournaments

  • Women individual categories: up to and including 48 kg, 48 to 52 kg, 52 to 57 kg, 57 to 63 kg, 63 to 70 kg, 70 to 78 kg, over 78 kg,
  • Men individual categories: up to and including 60 kg, 60 to 66 kg, 66 to 73 kg, 73 to 81 kg, 81 to 90 kg, 90 to 100 kg, over 100 kg.


Team Tournament:

Teams can be composed of individuals from different universities and shall represent the respective NUSA.


The weight categories for the team tournament are as follows:

  • Women (48 kg, 52 kg, 57 kg*) up to and including 57 kg,
  • Men (60 kg, 66 kg, 73 kg*) up to and including 73 kg,
  • Women (63 kg, 70 kg*) up to and including 70 kg,
  • Men (81 kg, 90 kg*) up to and including 90 kg,
  • Women (78 kg, +78 kg*) over 70 kg,
  • Men (100 kg, +100 kg*) over 90 kg.

Athletes which are taking part in individual categories may register their participants for team tournament. Registration only
to the team tournament is not possible.



The competitions consist of 3 (three) days. The General Technical Meeting, where the presence of each head of the delegation is obligatory, will be held 1 (one) day prior to the start of the competition.

  • 1st day of competition Individual Tournament: W: -48 kg, -52 kg, -57 kg, -63 kg; M: -60 kg, -66 kg, -73 kg
  • 2nd day of competition Individual Tournament: W: -70 kg, -78 kg, +78 kg; M: -81 kg, -90 kg, -100 kg, +100 kg
  • 3rd day of competition MIXED TEAMS Tournament



The delegation will consist of athletes and officials from their respective university. The head of the delegation must be appointed. Athlete shall have minimum brown belt. At the first General Technical Meeting, the Head of Delegation or his/her representative shall confirm and sign the official list of athletes. Any entry not duly confirmed at the first General Technical Meeting, will not be taken into consideration except for force majeure. In team tournament each team will consist of up to six (6) athletes (3 women and 3 men) and has the possibility to have up to four (4) reserves. If there are injuries or illness during the competition a team can compete with a minimum of four (4) athletes. A total of 10 athletes can be inscribed with a maximum of two (2) athletes per category.



OC shall provide referees in cooperation with EJU.
The delegation may, at its own cost, include a referee with at least the highest national license; the relevant license of the national Judo Federation must be submitted within the Quantitative entry deadline. Accommodation and food for the referee must be provided by the Organizing Committee without charging the participation fee; no refereeing fee is provided.



The format of the tournament will be decided by CTC taking into consideration the number of athletes entered. The official weigh-in for each category will take place the day before the competition in each category. For the team tournaments there is 2 kg tolerance for athletes who competed in the individual Championships the day before the team weight-in, while athletes who compete on the day on which the team weight-in is scheduled do not need to weigh themselves (Categories: W: -70 kg, -78 kg, +78 kg; M: -81 kg, -90 kg, -100 kg, +100 kg). The random weigh-in will be organised before the first contests on each day (Start of random weigh-in 45 minutes before the start of the competition). There will be no random weighting for team events.



The draw will be done in the presence of EUSA Representative taking into account EUSA Judo, IJF and EJU ranking. The draw will be carried out by a software authorised by IJF. Teams from the same country shall, whenever possible, be placed in different pools.



In order to participate, all financial obligations towards EUSA and Organizing Committee need to be settled by the specified dates, as per EUSA Rules and Regulations.



White and blue IJF approved judogi are obligatory and all competitors must have both types, with official IJF back number. All judogi must conform to the current regulations regarding size, materials etc., but it is not required that a judogi is purchased from the currently selected IJF manufacturers list of suppliers. The judogi and belt size will be controlled by sokuteiki.