Quarterly Promotion Announcement January 2022

The next USJA Judo Rank & Certification call will take place in January, 2022. Promotion applications for Rokudan and above will be considered during this call.

This is not an automatic process. You must:

  • Be a current member of the USJA.
  • Have obtained the required age, time in grade, and promotion points for the rank being tested.
  • Have current Heads-Up, Safe Sport, Background Screen certifications.
  • Have all claimed USJA Certifications up to date and current.

To be considered you must submit the current version of the Request for Promotion (RFP) with appropriate signatures (electronic signatures are not valid), Activity Log, processing fee, Judo biography, photo (passport type), any supporting documentation, and the name and phone number for those high-ranking black belts that can speak on your behalf of your ongoing service and contributions to Judo.

Your promotion packet must be sent to the National Office by December 1, 2021 to be considered during the January call.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.


Donna C. Turk

Chair, USJA Promotion Board

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