The Swiss Judo Open is the by far biggest international judo tuornament held in Switzerland. More than 250 competitors from more than 25 countries come every year to take part in this competition. Since 2015 the Swiss Judo Open is recognized by the European Judo Union (EJU) as European Judo Cup.

Swiss Judo Open 2017

The registration for the Swiss Judo Open 2017 is open on judobase.org until 6th March. Different deadlines apply for the hotel reservation and VISA application. Be sure to book as soon as possible.

Image showing the prizes awarded to the winners of each category.

In addition to the EJU ranking points awarded to all medallists, the winner will take home both prizes depicted. So don't hesitate and register today in order to save your chance for winning these prizes.

A leaflet for the Swiss Judo Open 2017 can be downloaded here. Feel free to promote the Swiss Judo Open also in your club.

Registrations

The registration has been opened on judobase.org and the first entries have already been made. Take a look at the current list of participants by following the link above. We wonder which nation will enter the most participants. Last year it was Italy with 33 male and 17 female competitors so 50 competitors in total. See you soon.

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the Swiss Judo Open 2017 will be held on Saturday, March 11th, at 5pm in the sports hall. This year we will have the Glunggephoniker with us. They are a traditional music group that plays so called "Guggenmusik" which is usually played at carnival paraded. Hence, they perform in frightening costumes.

For more information on the group, pictures of their costumes and videos of previous performances see their website (only in German):
Website (glunggephoniker.ch)
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Videos