Please note: Regulations are currently under review for the 2023-24 season and so those currently published are subject to change.
JUD i The BUCS Judo Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, and the British Judo (BJA) Contest Rules (2019), Contest Rule Amendments (2020) and Contest Rule Changes (2022). Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.
JUD i.i The British Judo (BJA) Policy on Trans Competitors shall be followed.
JUD ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.
JUD iii In the event that these regulations contradict the British Judo (BJA) Contest Rules (2019), Contest Rule Amendments (2020) and/or Contest Rule Changes (2022), these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.
JUD 1 Championships BUCS will host annually a Judo Championships. The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.
JUD 2 All competitors must hold, and present at registration and weigh-in, a valid licence issued by one of the following organisations:
- British Judo (BJA)
- Judo Scotland (JS)
- Northern Ireland Judo (NJIF)
- Welsh Judo (WJA)
- Amateur Judo Association (AJA)
- British Judo Council (BJC)
- For international competitors, their home country’s national governing body (as sanctioned by the International Judo Federation)
JUD 3 Disputes at events In line with REG 7.7, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Judo shall comprise of the Tournament Director, a BUCS Staff Member, and, where applicable, the Referee in Charge.