BJA age group change 2022. Minors, Pre-Cadets, Cadets & Juniors

BJA Age Group Change - 2022

The BJA implements changes to the age groups every year at the beginning of September.  

Usually the 1st of September! 

From the beginning of September 2022, these are expected to be the definitions used at events and in competitions:

MinorsBorn 2011 & 2012

Pre-cadetsBorn 2009 & 2010

CadetsBorn 2006, 2007, 2008

JuniorsBorn 2003, 2004, 2005

Besides having an impact on registering at competitions, it may also influence what judo techniques are allowed, depending on the individual competition level!  


To verify this happening in 2022?  

Check with your child’s coach or contact the BJA:

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