Wednesday, March 11, 2020

2020 Denver Judo Spring Tournament and CJL State Championships Postponed

To the Colorado Judo Community,
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be postponing the Denver Judo Spring Tournament until a later date.
If you have preregistered, your entry fee will be rolled forward until the event is reschedule. If you would prefer a refund, please contact Heidi Moore at
We apologize for the short notice.  Please stay home and stay healthy.

Colorado Judo
Given the current status of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and having in mind the health of the judo community in Colorado, the team responsible for the organization of the 2020 Colorado State Judo Championships decided to postpone the event to an undetermined date.
The training camp that would follow the event will be postponed as well.
The elections for the Colorado Judo League board of directors, planned for the day of the championships, will be moved to 4/19/2020 and held in a virtual environment. Further details on the elections will be published at a later date.
Marcos Batan

Monday, September 23, 2019

2019 DBT Albert Tagawa (10/19) & Denver Judo (11/9) Fall Tournament Registrations Now Open

Fall Tournaments Are Now Open For Registration!
Click the links below for registration information, and please make sure your USA Judo memberships are up to date!

  • Oct 19 - Denver Buddhist Temple Fall Albert Tagawa Tournament - Denver, CO

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