22 October 2018


World Judo Day 2018


The World Judo Day began in 2011 with Respect as the first theme. This year, the International Judo Federation is organizing yet another edition of the event around the world with the theme, Friendship.

The European Judo Union invites you to promote the World Judo Day to your clubs and all your members to make it a great success for the values of our sport. You can find all the communication elements (posters, diplomas, logos) at: http://worldjudoday.com/en/WJD-Graphics-61.html

We also kindly ask you to send all your projects to us via email [[email protected]] or our social media channels. This will allow us to display the different actions from World Judo Day on our website as well as on our social networks.

Previous themes were Courage (2017), Judo For The World (2016), Unity (2015), Honour (2014), Perseverance (2013), Judo For All (2012) and Respect (2011) for the day which is dedicated to coaches, fans, judokas and their families and everyone with a passion for one of the world’s most widely practiced sports.The World Judo Day takes place on the same date every year as the 28th of October is the birthday of Jigoro Kano, the founder of judo. For practical reasons, the actions can also be organized around the 28th of October (before or after).