Current AJJF membership required for all participants. Membership cards of AJJF recognized organizations also accepted - USA Judo and ATJA.
If you are a regular member of an AJJF school, please make sure your AJJF membership is current through Convention weekend. If needed, please link to AJJF New Members and Renewals to sign up or renew.
If you are not an AJJF regular, you may participate with for a $5 event fee.
Background Screen Status
AJJF Black Belts: Please ensure that your background screen is current through convention weekend. If you are unsure, select the 'contact me' option. If you are not black belt rank, background screening is not required.
This year's virtual convention is being held for your benefit and is being offered to you at no cost.It is being produced, directed, and staffed by volunteers. Your fellow yudansha have donated their time and resources to bring this event together. That being said, it is not without cost to the AJJF to produce this event. Therefore we are asking for a donation to offset the cost of production and to honor the AJJF for its selfless service. Please give generously, If you are not in a place to do so then please attend the convention as our guest. We are after all Ohana and it is our desire to have all of our family present at our table. All reservations and donations are strictly confidential. All donations are in lieu of registration fees.
A suggested minimum donation of $25 is requested but not required.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
“In consideration of this membership, I agree for myself, my heirs, successors and assigns to waive and release all liability, not file any lawsuit or any other action, and to indemnify and hold harmless the American Judo & Jujitsu Federation (AJJF), its directors, professors, officers, employees, committee members, instructors, members, affiliated dojos or schools for any injury, or other legal cause of action arising out of the study or practice of Danzan Ryu Jujitsu or any activity taught, practiced or conducted in connection with my membership in the AJJF. This waiver, release, and indemnity includes, but is not limited to injuries or any other legal cause of action occurring in classes, demonstrations, competitions or otherwise, and I waive and release any and all claims or rights that I may have in any jurisdiction for any liability arising out of any legal cause of action, including but not limited to, any liability from negligence and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the parties listed in the prior sentence. I understand that the study and practice of martial arts in general, and Jujitsu, in particular, is an inherently dangerous activity and may lead to serious and permanent physical injury and/or death. Intending to be legally bound by my signature Below, I acknowledge the above and for all time knowingly and voluntarily assume any and all risks associated with the study and practice of Danzan Ryu Jujitsu or any martial art. The AJJF BOP reserves the right to suspend any individual or school membership at any time. I have read this waiver. I agree to adhere to the rules and standards of the AJJF. I further understand that only AJJF sanctioned classes and events are covered by the AJJF group Insurance.”
I am over 18 or I am the parent or legal guardian of the above named Convention participant. I have read the release and agree accordingly.