Referee Committee

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Referee Certification Committee is to educate the competitor, coach and referee in the Competitive Rules of Judo.  To provide clinics and seminars at the grassroots level through the USJA National Referees.  To provide seminars at the National Level through USJA International Referees.  To provide technical support to the National Referees conducting clinics, seminars and examinations. To provide a well-developed certification program in every State conducted by USJA National Referees.  For more referee information go to:

Referee Certification Program

Referee Training Plan

Referee Certification Application Form

IJF Referee Rules 2014 Update

USJA Members who are National & International Referees

Following is a list of the Committee Members with e-mail.
Referee Level


A 310-347-7577
C 281-844-2135 TX
C 516-528-9089 NY
Vice Chairman
C 310-922-0255 CA

Techinical Subcommittee

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Technical Officials Committee is to provide training and knowledge of the rules that govern scoring, timekeeping, bracket making, and bracket keeping at tournaments, to train personnel who work at tournaments, and to train instructors to aid in the growth of the program at the national level.The technical officials committee is made up of highly skilled, highly trained personal who have demonstrated a consistent ability to train personal and to providing service at tournaments of all levels.

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Subcommittee Members Phone State  
Ms. Deb Fergus 269-208-1068 MI Member
Mr. John King 225-664-8635 LA Member
Mr. David Malek 414-483-0100 WI Member
Mr. Raymond Williams 713-248-0089 TX Member

Technical Officials Application Form

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