Categories & Benefits

Membership fees

JudoScotland membership offers a range of benefits and discounts via Howden Sport Benefits. Please note membership fees are non-refundable.




Junior (Under 8)

Junior (Under 8) membership is available to members aged four to seven and is renewable annually. Where the member is aged seven when taking out this membership they may take part in competitive judo after their eighth birthday.


Junior Membership

Junior membership is available to players aged between eight and fifteen years old (inclusive) and is renewable annually.


Senior Membership

Senior Membership is issued to members aged sixteen and over, and is renewable annually.


Family Memberships

Family Memberships – which include Kids Under 8, Kids Junior and Kids Mixed – these are for family combinations:

Kids Under 8 : Two Children under 8


Kids Junior: Two under 16 but over 8


Kids Mixed: One child under 8 and one under 16


Blue Record Book


Membership Benefits

Make the most of your JudoScotland membership with our fantastic membership benefits!

Personal Accident & Civil Liability Insurance

As a JudoScotland member you will be covered by Personal Accident & Civil Liability insurance, should anything happen to yourself or your opponent on the mat.

Exclusive Retail Discounts

Working with Howden Sports Benefits we are able to offer our members a huge range of discount on shopping, days out and motoring. From Adidas to Alton Towers you will have access to huge savings through your JudoScotland membership.

JudoScotland Branded Clothing with Macron

Get access to JudoScotland training clothing from our training kit sponsors Macron.

Nationally Recognised Grading Scheme

As a JudoScotland member, you will be able to make the most of the nationally recognised grading scheme. Whether that be a junior member in the club or as a senior member looking to achieve a dan grade. Junior members will receive certificates and badges for their Kai and Mon grades as part of their membership.

JudoScotland Competitions

From festivals to the Scottish Open, your JudoScotland membership will allow you to enter competitions suitable for your age and stage.

Access to Performance Coaching Support

Judoka who meet the qualification criteria will have access to performance coaching support.

National Squad Selection

JudoScotland members will be eligible for National Squad selection including Cadet, Junior, Senior and Master.

Subsidised Coach Education/Revalidation Workshops

JudoScotland members will receive subsidised support to become a coach or maintain their coaching qualification through revalidation workshops and training.

Opportunity And Support To Progress Through Various Volunteer Pathways

Judo is about so much more than just what happens on the mat. As a JudoScotland member, you will be eligible to receive support and training to progress in refereeing and competition control.

Please note: Certain membership benefits are unavailable on a provisional JudoScotland membership (e.g. Grading). To receive the full range of JudoScotland membership benefits, you will need to upgrade your membership. Any time remaining at the point of upgrading will automatically be added to your first full membership.


JudoScotland values the hard work of our member clubs without whom we wouldn’t be able to develop Judo in Scotland.


We want to make judo accessible to whoever wants to take part, as a JudoScotland member you will have access to a variety of benefits.


Coaches are at the front line of judo and are an integral part of clubs. We provide continuous professional development for coaches already on the pathway.

"If there is effort, there is always accomplishment."

Jigoro Kano