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Due to Covid-19 all events are subject to change as deemed necessary. Updates will be posted on our social media, website and emails will be sent to registered participants

DATE:  Saturday, July 9, 2022

SITE: Stormont Vail Event Center.  1 ExpoCentre Dr, Topeka, KS 66612  . Click here for directions.

TIME:  Weigh-in: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Competition: 10:30 a.m. Three minute matches with Double Elimination

FEE:  $35 per person, includes two events- IJF & Freestyle.

REGISTRATION:  Registration will open March 1st.  Online registration only.

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 1st at 6pm.  The deadline will not be extended. 

EVENT DAY ENTRIES:  Day of entries will be accepted with a $5 late fee.

T-SHIRTS:  Commemorative t-shirts will be distributed to participants who register prior to the posted deadline.

LODGING:  Click here to make your reservation now with one of our partner hotels.

COMMISSIONER:  Don Hinchsliff, 913-620-9950, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please Note: By registering for this event, all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games No Refund Policy and all posted rules and policies.  Click here for more information.

DIVISIONS:  For both Male and Female: Juniors (ages 5-16), Seniors - Novice (17+), Seniors - Advance (17+), Seniors - Masters Novice (35+), Seniors - Masters Advance (35+). Age determination date is July 9.


  • IJF and Freestyle competitions will be run simultaneously.
  • Participants can compete in either IJF, Freestyle, or both. No national memberships of any kind are required.
  • IJF Matches: IJF rules will apply with standard modifications for juniors.
  • Freestyle Judo Matches: Freestyle Judo rules will apply with standard modifications for juniors.
  • Age groups will be determined on site once entries are closed.
  • Weight divisions determined by participation. Senior divisions based on entries.
  • In divisions with less than six participants, a round robin format will be used. 
  • In divisions with more than six participants, a double elimination format will be used.
  • Mouthpieces (Mouth Guards) will be allowed.

UNIFORMS:  In accordance with national and international requirements all Judo uniforms must be white, off-white, or blue. Other colors are not allowed. All uniforms must also meet international fit and safety requirements.


An admission fee will be charged to all spectators.  Adult (18 & over) - $5, Students (5-17) - $3, Children (4 & under) - free.




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