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DATE:  Saturday, July 11, 2020

SITE:  Stormont Vail Events 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:  $30 per person, includes two events

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

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 3rd at 6pm.  The deadline will not be extended.  No late entries.

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 11.


  • 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.
  • An admission fee will be charged to all spectators. Adults (18 and over) - $5, Students (5-17) - $3, Children (4 & under) - free.
  • Please note that outside food and drink are not allowed inside the Stormont Vail Events Center. Concessions will be sold on site.

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.

FITNESS EXPO:  The Stormont Vail Events Center will also be home to the Sunflower State Games Fitness Expo! The Fitness Expo will highlight different organizations in the health and wellness field. Admission to the Fitness Expo is included in admission to the Stormont Vail Events Center! Click here for more information. 


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