USJJF is pleased to announce it has contracted with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to provide an anti-doping testing program at the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships, to be held at the Bren Event Center in Irvine, Calif., on March 20-24, 2013.
USADA is the national anti-doping organization for the United States, and runs the U.S. testing program for the Olympic, Paralympic, and Pan-American movements, in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code.
The partnership with USADA, which allows for any athlete competing at the championships to be tested, represents a strong commitment by USJJF to clean, drug-free competition. For more information on USADA, please visit www.usada.org.
Athletes looking for information about the testing process can visit www.usada.org/athletes.
The selection criteria for the tests in Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2013 will be as follow:
Draw of 10 random selections from the male and female medalists of the adult Black Belt category.
Only 10, but it’s a good start!!!!