The event opened with the women’s category, where home court advantage assisted the Southampton Solent University Team who secured first and second place for 8 championship points. AWE took second place, with Eastleigh Judokwai taking thord position and Holbrook fourth.
The mens event opened with a derby match between Southampton’s two university teams. Reigning champions Southampton University winning against Southampton Solent University.
The Priory / Portsmouth University team took to the mat next against Eastleigh based Fleming Park Judo Club. Priory won this and all four of their matches to walk away the top mens team ahead of Southampton University (second) and Fleming Park (third).
Once the points for men and women were combined the standings after round one are as follows:
|2. Southampton Uni||16|
|3= Southampton Solent||12|
|3= Fleming Park||12|
|6. Eastleigh Judokwai||2|