Eligibility standards for the U21 Kata Championships: Minimum brown belt is required to enter the U21 Goshin Jutsu. Minimum green belt is required to enter the U21 Nage no Kata. The youngest age athletes allowed in Goshin Jutsu is 15 years old- born in 2002.
Eligibility of U14 athletes to compete in the U16 event Provincial associations who plan to apply for an early bloomer entry into the U16 event will file their request to the Judo Canada HP committee at the latest by April 14th, 2017 (two weeks prior to the entry deadline). The response from the HP will be communicated to the applicants within a week of reception of the application but no later than April 21st.