2017 Saskatchewan Open

Hello coaches,

Please find the information for the 2017 Saskatchewan Open on January 20-22, 2017

Technical Package:

The Saskatchewan Open is an important developmental event for Alberta athletes to attend. There will be athletes from B.C, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Ontario attending. This is a great event to have matches with athletes from other provinces. Last year Judo Alberta had approximately 100 athletes attending this competition. It would be great if we can have more than 100 athletes this year at this competition. It will take the whole province and athletes from all over the province to achieve this. It is a great event for our athletes please make plans to attend this event.

U16 athletes should compete in both U16 & U18
U18 athletes should compete in both U18 & Senior (brown & black belts)
U21 athletes should compete in both U21 & Senior (brown & black belts)

This competition is an important Judo Canada points competitions for U18 / U21 / Seniors. (points are only scored in the senior events)

Saskatchewan Open Points; (Senior)
1st Place 10 National Team Points
2nd Place 7 National Team Points

If the division is less than 8 athletes it is 80% of the points

Saskatchewan Open National Team Standards: (Senior) 1st Place G standard 2nd Place H Standard

Standards give athletes access to International events – three or more people in a division

Important: U18 World Cadet Championships – athletes that score a G standard will be eligible for the 2017 Cadet World Championships

Have a great day,

Ewan Beaton
Judo Alberta HP Coach