Commonwealth Games gold medallist Euan Burton wants judo to become "an important sport to Scotland".
Saturday's Scottish Open Judo Championships launches the Team Scotland Series, which includes Commonwealth Games qualifying events.
Commonwealth champion Natalie Powell is one of three members of Britain's Olympic judo team who will return to international action next month.
Stephanie Inglis feels she has time on her side as she attempts a return to judo after an accident that left her with a 1% chance of survival.
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Stephanie Inglis was given a 1% chance of survival after a 2016 road accident but is now working towards a return to judo.