Reykjavik Judo Open 2024 outlines


Judo Federation of Iceland will have the Reykjavik Judo Open for the eleventh time on the 27th of January 2024. The tournament is for seniors, men and women and is a part of Reykjavik International Games, (RIG) a multi-sport event.

In recent years, we have had competitors from CZE, ESP, FRA, GER, GBR, POL, RUS, SVK, UKR, and of course from the Nordic Countries. Some world-class competitors have competed at Reykjavik Judo Open through the years like Jeroen Casse (BEL) Marcus Nyman, Robin Pacek (SWE), David Klammert (CZE), Mathias Madsen (Den) and Tagir Khaibulaev (RUS) just to mention few. Here you can find the results from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 2023


  • Saturday 27th of January 2023 Reykjavik – Iceland
  • Seniors (men and women) (15 years old and over (Born in 2009 and before)).

Weight categories

  • Men -60, -66, -73, -81, -90, -100, +100 and Open category

  • Women -48, -52, -57, -63, -70, -78, +78 and Open category

Weight tolerance

  • 1kg weight tolerance is allowed for each category.

Competition system

  • Double repechage or pool competition system.
  • 2 entries will be combined with the next weight class above.
  • 3-5 entries single pool, 6-7 entries, double pool.
  • 8 and more entries, repechage competition system.
  • Match length is 4 minutes.
  • Blue and white judogis is required.

Every competitor must have an international insurance for injures. No insurance is provided by the organizers.


  • Judo Federation of Iceland,
  • Address: Engjavegi 6, 104 Reykjavik
  • Phone: +354-7726084
  • E-mail

Competition venue

Weigh-in place and time:

  • 17:00-18:00 Unofficial weight-in at the Venue
  • 18:00-19:00 Official Weight-in at the Venue


Training camp venue

(just across the street from the competition venue Laugardalshöllin)

Participation and Entry

  • The number of competitors in each weight category, and from each club/federation is unlimited.
  • Minimum grade is 2nd kyu.
  • Entry form: Send entry form (see attached in email) to before entry deadline 15th of January.
  • Entry fee: Entry fee is 50 euros. Deadline for entry fee payment is 16th of January. Payments are done via following bank account. Entry fee for training camp: Entry to training camp on the 28th of January is free of charge.
  • Judo Federation of Iceland
  • Arion Banki
  • IBAN: IS55 0323 2600 0202 4502 7407 09


Friday 26th. of January

  • 15:00-18:00 Accreditation, TBC
  • 15:00-18:00 unofficial weight-in, TBC
  • 18:00-19:00 Official Weigh-in, TBC 20:00-21:00 Draw

Saturday 27th of January

  • 9:00 All weight categories, men and women preliminaries/Repechage
  • 13:00 Final blocks
  • Sunday 28th of January
  • 10:00-11:30 Training camp at Ármann sportsclub.


  • The hotel’s reservations through
  • In the reservation process, need to punch in the promo code: ADQ21e2j9bz

Bus to Hotels

  • From Keflavik airport there is a bus connection to Reykjavik bus terminal (BSÍ) and the travel takes about 45 min.
  • Entries and inquiries to George Bountakis (General secretary), E-mail: Tel: +354 772 6084

We are looking forward to seeing you in Reykjavík.

Ari Sigfússon
Vice President
Judo federation of Iceland