DATE: Sunday 13th November 2022

TIME: Doors Open at 9:30am for youngest group registration all other time slots are to be confirmed after entry closes

VENUE: Sporting Chances, Level 5, Princes House, 50 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 6QQ

PRICE: £15 to include entry and medals


This is an entry-level event, designed to give young judoka a taste of competitive judo and to let parents see the progress being made by their children. Gold medals will be awarded to all under 8 competitors. Gold silver and bronze medals will be awarded to all over 8s. Players will have at least 3 contests and contests will be 3 minutes in duration with a referee decision in the event of a draw.

Our team of volunteers will be on hand to make sure everyone has a great time and that children enjoy a taste of competitive judo in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The event will have something for everyone:

  • It is a great venue in the heart of Glasgow, just a five-minute walk from the main train stations
  • Fun warm-up led by our team of full-time athletes and Commonwealth Games stars
  • Evenly matched contests – players will be placed in pools according to age, weight and ability – ensuring that everyone has the best possible chance to excel
  • Trained referees and formal scoring to give the feel of a top flight judo competition
  • Café with hot drinks, rolls and snacks to keep parents and athletes going
  • Kids play area to keep the little ones entertained and to let them try some judo
  • Raffle with great prizes – in support of our parent charity, Sporting Chances Alba
  • Judo Sporting Goods Shop – judogi, clothing and a wide range of bargain items
  • Player medals presented by Commonwealth Games athletes, Rachel Tytler and David Ferguson