• Judo Alberta Membership Survey

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    Judo Alberta Membership Survey
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  • 2018 Alberta Winter Games Promo Video

2019 Canada Winter Games – Mission Staff Opportunities

Team Alberta is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to participate as Mission Staff for the 2019 Canada Winter Games being held February 15 – March 3, 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta.

The Mission Staff has a key role as members of Team Alberta acting as a liaison between individual sports and the Canada Games organizational structure.  Up to 14 Mission Staff members representing a blend of volunteers and professional staff from a wide cross section of the sport community in Alberta will be selected.  Mission Staff members are volunteers who do not receive payment for their services or compensation for time off work.  Meals, accommodation and transportation to and from the Games will be provided.  A brief overview of specific qualifications and responsibilities is attached along with the application form.

Please distribute the attached application to anyone within your sport community who may be qualified and interested in becoming a member of Team Alberta’s Mission Staff for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.  The Mission Staff application is also available on our website at  www.teamalberta.org .

Applications including a resume and a letter of support must be received by Friday, March 30, 2018.

If you have any questions or require any additional information please contact me at 780-422-8309, pat.lechelt@albertasport.ca or Cam Berwald, Assistant Chef de Mission, 780-422-7109, cam.berwald@albertasport.ca

To view the application form please click here.

Thank you,


Pat Lechelt
Team Alberta Chef de Mission
2019 Canada Winter Games
Suite 500, 10055-106 Street
Edmonton, AB  T5J 1G3
(780) 422-8309 (B)
(587) 989-4025 (C)

Alberta Winter Games Fight-Offs

Hello Judo Alberta Members,

This is just a reminder that the Alberta Winter Games Fight-Offs are taking place this Saturday December 9th, 2017.

Zones 1-3:
Hosted at the Lethbridge Judo Club (2775 28 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6):
Weigh-ins from 11:00AM-12:00PM
Competition from 12:30PM-3:00PM 

Zones 4-8:
Hosted at the Tolide Judo Club (Dow Centennial Centre, 8700 84 St, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 4P5):
Weigh-ins from 1:00PM-1:30PM
Competition from 2:30PM-5:00PM


Please note that the blue gi will be mandatory for the AWG competition however not for the fight-offs.

The AWG fight-offs and competition will follow modified U16 rules without chokes or arm locks.

All athletes must bring in the COMPLETED waiver forms to the fight-offs otherwise they will not be able to participate. Athletes and coaches/chaperones are also requested to go online and complete their registration. Online registration is open now. please note we would like to have everyone registered online prior to the fight-offs.

Please forward all completed waiver forms to Trevor Hazell (tdhazell@gmail.com) by December 9th, 2017 (Day of the fight-offs), and bring your $10.00 entry fee to the fight offs.

2018 AWG Technical Package

Fight-Off Technical Package

Online Registration

Online Registration User Guide

Waiver of Liability


Saskatchewan Open – January 27-28, 2018

The technical package is now available for the 2018 Sask Open. Click here for more details.

Please note that registration sheets can be located on the Judo Sask web page at.   http://www.judosask.ca/SKOpen.html

There will be a kata judging session on Friday January 26, 2018.  Anyone interested must register on the Judo Canada website. Please see the tournament package for details.

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: September 2017 to December 2017


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 $4,000.00 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.

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

**Please supply receipts with the application – this will expedite the processing of the funds

The deadline to apply for this round of funding is:

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Please submit funding applications to Ewan Beaton: ewan@judoalberta.com

•Judo Alberta will only accept applications by email or given directly to the HP Coach

Thank you

Judo Alberta Coaching Staff

To view the application form please click here.

Regional Training Camp December 02, 2017


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Saturday December 02, 2017


Address for regional training camp location:

Hiro’s Judo Club
#115 1919 – 27th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta

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

2018 Alberta Winter Games Important Dates and Information

Judo Alberta Members,

The AWG fight-offs are coming up soon. Have you registered as an athlete, coach, chaperone, or technical official yet? If not, click on the link below to register

The Alberta Winter Games are being held in Wood Buffalo (Ft. McMurray) from February 16-19th, 2018

Here is a list of important information:

2018 Judo technical package

2018 Judo Schedule

Fight off technical package

Athlete/Coach/Chaperone Registration 

On-line Registration(Link)

On-line Registration instructions


Important dates:

Regional Fight offs: Dec 9th, 2017

Athlete Fills completed: Dec 19 2017

On-Line Reg. to be completed: Jan 23 2018

Coaches/Athlete meetings: Jan TBD

Travel to GamesFeb 16 2018

Competition: Feb 17th,18th, 2018

Return from Games: Feb 19th 2018

All athletes must bring in the COMPLETED waiver forms to the fight-offs otherwise they will not be able to participate. Athletes and coaches/chaperones are also requested to go online and complete their registration. Online registration is open now. please note we would like to have everyone registered online prior to the fight offs.

Please forward all completed waiver forms to Trevor Hazell (tdhazell@gmail.com) by December 9th 2017, and bring your $10.00 entry fee to the fight offs.

Please note there is a $10.00 fee to compete in the fight offs. Once teams are confirmed, each club will be invoiced the $60.00 per athlete that actually attends the Games.

Parents that are planning on attending the games should make hotel reservations ASAP.

Thank you.

Trevor Hazell, Judo Alberta President


December Regional Training Camp


December 01-02, 2017


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters


Tokugawa Judo Club 9647 62nd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Friday December 01, 2017

19:00-21:00 Technique / Randori

Saturday December 02, 2017

8:00-9:00 Physical Training & Drilling
9:00-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00 Technique & Randori

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (403) 892-6099
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Alberta Winter Games 2018 Promo Video

Notice of the 2017 Judo Alberta AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Kodokan Black Belt Association (Judo Alberta) will be held at the Holiday Inn Express North (6433 Orr Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 1A6) in Meeting Room’s 1 & 2 on November 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM.


1) Approval of the agenda (Any concerns or issues by the general membership should be mentioned now so they may be added to the agenda (item #5).

2) Approval of the minutes from the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

3) Business arising from the minutes of the 2016 Annual General meeting.

4) Reports of the Executive & Committees:
a) President
b) VP of Administration
c) VP of Finance
d) Treasurer/Financial Statement
e) Registrar
f) Secretary
g) Regional Council
h) Women’s Representative
i) Athlete’s Representative
j) Executive Director
k) High Performance Coach
l) Coaching Committee
m) Grading Board
n) Referee Committee
o) Technical Committee
p) NCCP Committee
q) Awards Committee
r) LTAD Committee

5) New Business

6) Volunteer Recognition

7) Elections
a) Women’s Representative
b) Vice President of Finance
c) Treasurer
d) Registrar

2017 Proxy Form

Nage no Kata Clinic November 18, 2017

Judo Alberta is pleased to host this clinic with Gord Okamura and Kelly Palmer, numerous times Kata Champions. This clinic is not just for Black Belts but for all coloured belts – all Judoka can improve their throws with this Kata!


Saturday November 18, 2017
9:00 – 16:00


Tolide Judo Club (Dow Centennial Centre, 87 Avenue – 84 Street, Fort Saskatchewan)


$20.00 at door.
Nage no Kata – but with focus on the first 3 sets, ideal for those getting their Nage no Kata ready for grading.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Palmer at kellypal@telusplanet.net

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