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2017 Sensei Memorial Tournament

To our Judo community,


Thank you for making this year’s Sensei Memorial Tournament another huge success. The 69th Annual SJBJC and 25th "Sensei Memorial" Invitational Judo Tournament had 698 contestants. It was a successful tournament this year due to all of your participation and support. To everyone who took time out of their busy schedules, who refereed for hours, who trained so hard and who sat up in those stands cheering....Thank You!!!

The Hospitality/Officials room was exquisite and delicious as always and has received many rave reviews. The security was abundant and kept everything and everyone safe. The pool room did their magic and got everyone into their appropriate pools amazingly!!!

Table help, pooling/announcers of the pools, presenters of the awards, registration and weigh-in personnel, Referees, Medical staff, Coaches, all of you I give a round of applause for an excellent job.

The warmest "Thank You" to all of our judo community for all of your help and donations to make this year’s tournament a reality. Your participation was greatly appreciated, see you next year.


Happy New Year and Thank You All,

Albert Kato


Found at the SJB Sensei Memorial tournament: size 3.5 black belt, size 11 Champion walking shoes, and size 8 blue and gray jacket.

If this is yours, please retrieve them.

To claim contact, Vaughn Imada at

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