2023 Becerra Challenge

Sep 16, 2023 - Sep 16, 2023 | Plano, TX, USA

Fairfield by Marriott

3415 Premier Drive, Plano, Texas 75023 (walking distance)

Call 972-423-9944, ask for the (judo tournament rate) of $112 per night (two beds)


Date: Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Venue: NTX Training Center

Address: 2655 Premier Drive, Plano, Texas 75075

Head Referee: Jeff LeForce


All divisions $60

Online registration only at judocomp.smoothcomp.com

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, 9/12/2023 at 11:59PM. NO LATE REGISTRATION OR WALK UPS.

Preliminary Brackets posted: Wednesday, 9/13/2023 at 5:00PM (judocomp.smoothcomp.com)

Final deadline for reporting errors: Friday, 9/15/2023 at 12:00 noon

Final Brackets posted: Friday, 9/15/2023 at 5:00PM (judocomp.smoothcomp.com)

Contact the tournament director with any concerns. Refunds for anyone pre-registered who cannot attend for any reason.


SELF WEIGH-IN

JUNIORS: When registering online, submit your actual weight in KILOS. You will be given a one kilo allowance when we verify your weight. Weight will be verified at matside just prior to your first match.

VETERANS: When registering online, submit your actual weight in KILOS. You will be given a one kilo allowance when we verify your weight. Weight will be verified at matside just prior to your first match.

SENIORS: May weigh in any time day of tournament, or matside just prior to your first match. When registering online, declare your pre-set IJF weight division. (see below). You will be given a two kilo allowance when we verify your weight.

IF YOU EXCEED THE ALLOWANCE OF YOUR REGISTERED WEIGHT THERE IS NO GUARANTEE FOR A MATCH


IJF rules with the following modifications:

Blue gis not required. Wear your rank belt. We will provide blue and white sashes.

Double elimination for divisions of 6 or more competitors, Round robin for 5 or less.

Round robin divisions are awarded first by wins, then by points, then by head to head matchup.

(Exception: when top 2 finishers have equal # of wins, head to head winner is 1st regardless of points)

3 way round robin ties are decided by fastest Ippon.

Senior Elite match times 4 minutes, all others 3 minutes.

No chokes or armbars are allowed in novice categories



7:00 AM

Doors Open

7:15 - 7:40 AM

Warm-Ups

7:40 - 7:45 AM

Opening Remarks

7:50 AM

First 5 matches report to their assigned mat

8:00 AM

Competition (Juniors) begins, followed by Seniors and Veterans

Session 2

(Seniors, Veterans) start time will be announced on Thursday, 9/14 at Noon

To estimate your match time, multiply your match number by 3 minutes. Example: Match #40 x 3

=120 minutes= 2 hours. 9am start time + 2 hours= match time 11am. Be ready 30 minutes before

match time. Report to your assigned mat 5 matches before your scheduled match.


2023 Becerra Challenge

Bert Becerra

bertbecerra@tx.rr.com

214-906-0726