About the US Judo Hall of Fame
The US Judo Hall of Fame was established by the action of the Board of Directors of USJF in 1989. Prior to its first meeting, the US Judo Hall of Fame Committee membership by classification was approved by the Executive Committee and consists of all active and past USJF Presidents, the current USJF President (ex-officio member), and the President of USJI, if such person is also a USJF life member. The initial committee meeting was held on October 27, 1992, and immediate past USJF President Yonezuka was elected Chairman of the Committee. With recommendations made by all five Committee members, the following criteria and procedures were approved and may be modified from time to time by the Board of Directors.