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.
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
7:15 - 7:40 AM
7:40 - 7:45 AM
First 5 matches report to their assigned mat
Competition (Juniors) begins, followed by Seniors and Veterans
(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