Matsuru Dutch Open Espoir 2019

On 12 and 13 January 2019 the 43rd edition is going to take place. This tournament is for judokas from 12 up to 21 years in three age categories. About 2000 judokas from most European countries and countries like India, US, New Zealand and South Africa take part.

Look below for the details and registration form:

Venue / Sportshal

Indoor Sports Centre Eindhoven
Bram Venemanlaan 1
Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Mr. Eddy Jongenelen:


We recommend to book rooms at the Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven. They offer special Espoir tariffs: 1 room for 2/3 persons for €33,50/€28 p.p. (incl. tax, excl. breakfast).
In order to book rooms, send a mail to and provide the promotional code EIN-GF107793. This accommodation is at 10 minutes walking distance from the Sports Centre.


Before, during and after the tournament transfer arrangements can be made. Check for more details.

Training camp

Like previous years, just after the end of the tournament, the International Judo Training Camp is going to be organized in the same venue where the tournament takes place. The camp is aimed at judoka´s who want to improve their overall performance and competition level. Recommended minimum age is 14 years. Check for more details.

Matsuru Dutch Open Espoir 2018

On 13 and 14 Januari 2018, the Southern district of the Dutch Judo Federation organized for the 42nd time the Matsuru Dutch Open Espoir Judo toernooi in Eindhoven.

Pictures of all price winners

Pictures of judokas and volunteers

Click here for the names of all winners

And finally, a 2018 Espoir medal during the night: