Thursday, May 23, 2019

Junior Cross-Dojo Joint Practices June 3-6

We are having a training camp/joint practice week for Junior competitors in preparation for the Junior Olympics at the end of June.  These practices are open to all juniors and the more the merrier.  

  •    Monday, June 3 - Denver Judo - 5:30-7:00
  •    Tuesday, June 4 - Northglenn Judo - 6:30-8:30
  •    Wednesday, June 5 - Gracie Judo - 6:00-7:30
  •    Thursday, June 6 - DBT Judo @ Denver Buddhist Temple - 6:45-8:15
    For the DBT Judo practice, please fill out the waiver ahead of time at

Sunday, March 17, 2019

CJL Black Belt Promotions 3/17/2019

So proud of our new Colorado Judo black belts! 

  • Godan - Marcos Batan (Fort Collins Judo)
  • Godan - Matt Simmons (Air Force Academy)
  • Sandan - Megan Post (Denver Judo)
  • Shodan - Jedd Lebrilla (Air Force Academy)
  • Shodan - Luis Briceno (Ft Collins Judo)
  • Shodan - Robbie Hugo (Air Force Academy)
  • Shodan - Manuel Leyva (Front Range Judo)
  • Shodan - Matt Rogers (Gracie Judo)
  • Shodan - Anthony Castillo (Denver Buddhist Temple)
  • Shodan - Sophia Teissler (Denver Judo) 
  • Ikkyu - Benjamin Cotto (Hyland Hills Judo)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nick Delpopolo Denver Judo Clinic Dec 7/8

Hi Everyone!
Nick Delpopolo will be coming to Denver December 7th & 8th for a "CliNick."  The official clinic on Saturday, December 8th will be held at Gracie Judo.  We are flying him in earlier in the day on Friday and he offered to do a Friday night session as well so we are hosting that at Denver Judo.  You can register online here:

Friday - Bonus Session at Denver Judo - 7-9pm - $20
Denver Judo - 719 Mariposa St. Denver, CO 80204

Saturday - CliNick at Gracie Judo - $40 single session, $60 both sessions
Gracie Judo - 8250 W. Coal Mine Avenue, Littleton, CO 80123
9am - 11am - Junior Focused
1pm - 3pm - Senior Focused

All funds go to Nick's training. 

If you have any questions,  please do not hesitate to give me a call.

See you on the mat,
Tracy Crawford
CJL President
Cell: (314) 960-4228

Saturday, September 15, 2018

2018 65th Albert Tagawa Tournament @ DBT Judo

Registration Now Open!
For Entry, Rules, and other Info:

Saturday OCTOBER 6th 2018
@ Denver Buddhist Temple
Online registration and payment will close on 
Wednesday, October 3th, 2018 at 11pm.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

50th Annual Northglenn Judo Championship

Complete details are HERE (.DOC, Google Drive)

Event Summary:
WHAT: The 50th Annual Northglenn Judo Championship. This event is the largest Judo tournament in the Rocky Mountain region. 
CONTACT: John Miller at 303-547-2004;
WHY:  This is the milestone 50th anniversary of the event.  A number of nationally ranked players from around the country will participate.
WHEN: Saturday September 8, 2018.
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Junior competition
1:00 PM (estimated): Senior and Masters Competition.
4:00 PM (estimated): Grand Championship.
Medal matches will be occurring throughout the day.
WHERE: At the Northglenn Community Center.  11801 Community Center Dr., Northglenn, Colorado.  
VISUALS: Non-stop action on two contest areas in a full-contact Olympic Sport featuring spectacular throws, pins, chokes, and arm locks.  
SPECTATORS:  Open to the public. Show press credential at door for admission.
BACKGROUND:  Northglenn Judo Club is the longest continuously operating Judo club in Colorado and is one of the largest clubs in the USA.  The club has produced two Olympians, two Olympic alternates, a World Championship team member, dozens of National Champions.