2020 U.S. Sumo Nationals Women’s Travel Grant Application

The United States Sumo Federation's Women's Committee would like to welcome any and all women who practice and compete in sumo to apply for our 2020 National's Travel Grant. This $150 grant is being made available to 10 women and is funded by the Women's Sports Foundation.

To apply, please complete the application below.

All information will be kept completely confidential within the Women’s Committee and the USSF. This application will used to decide the best fit candidates for the grant. If you do not have the answers to all of the questions, feel free to still apply. If we have any questions, we will follow up with you. Thank you for taking the time to submit this application. We hope to help many more future generations of women in sumo wrestling!

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Please also tell us about any breaks in your training (e.g. you started five years ago but took three months off).
If you practice with a group other than a USSF-sanctioned club, please describe the group with which you practice in more detail.
In order to qualify, a sumo practice must involve a mawashi, a dohyo or makeshift circular area, and competitive sumo techniques practiced between at least two trainees. Weight training and other workout sessions do not qualify as sumo practices, even if improvement in sumo is the ultimate goal.
You must be a USSF member in order to apply. If you are not a USSF member, please submit your membership application before you submit this application.
When did you first become a USSF member? *
When did you first become a USSF member?
If you do not know the exact date, an approximate date will suffice.
In the spaces below, please list 1-3 sumo reference(s) who can discuss your recent training habits and dedication to sumo.
Please include a phone number and email address for each reference you list.
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Year Tournament Division Approximate number of women competing in the division Place won, if applicable