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So my friend gets thrown and he takes ukemi, gets up, picks the other guy up and has him across his shoulders in kata guruma.
The instructor then informs my friend that he'd lost because he landed on his back when he took ukemi.
"Oh. Right. Sorry" says my friend and shrugs. The thump was loud.