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2016 Canadian Open Judo Championships Funding

Judo Alberta is proud to announce the funding for the following athletes for the 2016 Open National Championships

Funding

funding breakdown
Judo Alberta also provides NTC athletes funding to offset the cost for their plane tickets

To view the athlete rankings please click here.

The final funding amounts will be finalized following the registration for the Open Nationals on May 12, 2016 to take into account injuries and withdrawals of athletes.

2016 Open Nationals selection policy:
http://www.judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Team-Selection-policy-for-National-Championships-2015-20161.pdf

Sincerely,

Judo Alberta Coach Committee

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding Recipients

The Judo Alberta Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athletes who have been granted athlete funding. Funding is based on performance and results, commitment to training, participation in National or International events and financial need.

EAF 2016

These athletes applied for the second round of elite athlete funding for events participated in from December 14, 2015 to April 16, 2016. The next round of funding will be announced in August, 2016 for competitions and training camps participated in between April 17- August 01, 2016

Athletes that have received funding this round must fill out an athlete expense claim form attach their invoices from competitions/ training camp and hand it into Garry Yamashita to receive their funding.

http://www.judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/athlete-expense-form.pdf

Thank you

Judo Alberta coaching staff

Inter-Provincial Training Camp (Canmore, AB)

Address:

Lawrence Grassi School – 610 7 Ave, Canmore, AB

Cost:

$50.00 – includes (1x Lunch) and (1xSupper) for the weekend. Please make cheques payable to Judo Alberta. Judo Alberta must be advised in advance for special requests for meals. Vegetarian/Vegan, Allergies – nuts, dairy, gluten … The following information will be needed in order to accommodate the request: Name, request and group (U18)

Group 1 All Female & U14/U16 Males*
Group 2 U18/U21/SR/Veteran Males

*If you have U16 male athletes who compete in both U18 and U16 in competitions or at the nationals then they can participate in the Group 2 trainings.

Mat Set-up:

3:30PM to 5:00PM

Friday April 15, 2016

Group 1 5:00PM to 6:45PM
Group 2 6:45PM to 8:30PM

Saturday April 16, 2016

Everyone Physical Training 8:00AM
Group 1 9:30AM to 11:00AM
Group 2 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Lunch 12:00PM to 1:10PM
Group 1 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Group 2 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Supper 6:00PM to 8:00

Sunday: April 17, 2016

Group 1 8:00AM to 9:30AM Judo / Group 2 8:00AM to 9:00AM – Physical training
Group 2 9:30AM to 11:00AM – Judo / Group 1 10:00AM to 11:00AM – Physical training
11:00AM Mat removal

Ewan Beaton
Judo Canada Regional Training Center Coach Lethbridge / Judo Canada Regional Training Center Manager

2016 Katsuta Kup

Date:

Saturday May 7, 2016

Location:

Raymond High School
65W-100N Raymond, AB

Time:

10:00am

Registration:

$35 per contestant
Contestants may compete in one division only
Entry fees are non-refundable
Entry deadline is April 29, 2016

Please send one club cheque or money order made payable to the Raymond Judo Club

Mail Registrations To:

Gloria Gilmour
Box 988
Raymond, AB
T0K 2S0
403-752-4463
judoclub@raymond.ca

To view the technical package please click here.

Provincial Training Camp, April 30 & May 01, 2016

This is an important camp for all athletes attending the 2016 Open Nationals. Information regarding the Open Nationals will be given at this camp. This is also an opportunity for TEAM ALBERTA to be together prior to nationals. The provincial coaching staff encourage all athletes attending the Open Nationals to attend this training. SUPPORT THE BLUE WAVE!

SATURDAY 30th

1200-1400 Physical Testing & Throwing
1400-1500 Lunch
1500-1630 Technical/Tactical Judo Training
1730-1930 Judo Randori

SUNDAY 1st

800-900 Physical Training
900-1000 Break
1000-1200 Judo Tactical/ Randori

Address for training camp:

Lethbridge Judo Club
2775 28 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6
http://www.lajudo.com/Lethbridge_Judo/Home.html

There is training at the Lethbridge Judo Club on Friday April 29, 2016 6:00PM to 8:00PM for anyone who would like to come down early.

Please bring running shoes and exercise clothing.

The info session held Sunday after the camp is very beneficial for athletes, parents and coaches to understand team policy and expectations for the Open National Championships.

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (306) 370-7412
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Judo Alberta Yudansha Grading

Where:

Fort Saskatchewan

When:

June 4, 2016 Saturday

Starting Time:

9:00 am

Venue:

Dow Centennial Centre Dojo (84 Street & 87 Avenue)

Go to the Judo Alberta website http://www.judoalberta.com/index.php/forms-publications/ and download the Dan Grading excel file for complete instructions and forms. The Dan Grading Syllabus can also be downloaded if needed. Please note that a Judo Canada Passport is required and candidates must apply directly to Judo Canada and bring it to the Grading.

Please send all properly completed forms to Gord Okamura (Grading Secretary) at:
11247 – 59 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T6H 1G2

All forms postmarked AFTER May 19, 2016 WILL NOT be accepted for this Grading. (No handwritten)

Thank you,

Joe Meli – Grading Chair

cc: Gord Okamura

New Inter-provincial Training Camp Schedule

Hello everyone due to the number of athletes that have registered for the camp we will need to adjust the schedule so we can effectively run the camp to benefit everyone.

Group 1 All Female & U14/U16 Males*
Group 2 U18/U21/SR/Veteran Males

*If you have U16 male athletes who compete in both U18 and U16 in competitions or at the nationals then they can participate in the Group 2 trainings.

Mat Set-up:

3:30PM to 5:00PM

Friday April 15, 2016

Group 1 5:00PM to 6:45PM
Group 2 6:45PM to 8:30PM

Saturday April 16, 2016

Everyone Physical Training 8:00AM
Group 1 9:30AM to 11:00AM
Group 2 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Lunch 12:00PM to 1:10PM
Group 1 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Group 2 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Supper 6:00PM to 8:00

Sunday: April 17, 2016

Group 1 8:00AM to 9:30AM Judo / Group 2 8:00AM to 9:00AM – Physical training
Group 2 9:30AM to 11:00AM – Judo / Group 1 10:00AM to 11:00AM – Physical training
11:00AM Mat removal

Ewan Beaton
Judo Canada Regional Training Center Coach Lethbridge / Judo Canada Regional Training Center Manager

Elite Athlete Funding Announcement

The Judo Alberta coaching staff has released the Elite Athlete funding application.
This application is for funding for Judo Alberta/ Judo Canada events that have taken or will take place between: December 14, 2015 to April 02, 2016

Priority:

A) Athletes Selected by Judo Canada to participate in International Events
B) International Events recognized by Judo Canada (National Team Handbook) & Judo Canada RTC International Competitions/Tours
C) National Point Events and Training Camps
D) Special Provincial Training Camps

The elite athlete funding is for athletes in age divisions U18, U21, and Senior that are travelling out of province for tournaments or training camps at a national or international level.

The Judo Alberta coaching staff is allocating $6,000.00 towards this part of the season for elite level athletes. The whole funds may or may not be completely used depending on the number of applicants and events.
Applying for this funding does not guarantee that funds will be issued to you. The coaching staff are looking for athletes that have shown dedication to their own judo training, tournament participation, and training camp participation. Also the coaching staff are looking for athletes that are planning for future goals in the sport.

Please see a list of example tournaments that we will fund on the Elite athlete funding policy.
http://www.judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Elite-Athlete-Funding-Policy.pdf

The coaching staff do want the athletes to have full support from their personal coach/ head sensei/club before applying for funds.

The deadline to apply for this round of funding is:

April 16, 2016

Please submit funding applications to Ewan Beaton: ewan@judoalberta.com
Judo Alberta will only accept applications by email

Thank you
Judo Alberta Coaching Staff

To view the Application Form please click here.

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2016 Rocky Mountain Invitational

The 2016 Rocky Mountain Invitational will be held on April 2nd, 2016 in Calgary, AB.

To view the tournament technical package please click here.

U10-U12 Registration Spread Sheet
Registration Spread Sheet

The deadline to register is March 25, 2016.

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