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Provincial Referee Development Grant

Provincial Referee Development Grant

Provincial Referee Development Grant

Purpose:

To encourage members to pursuit refereeing. Two grants will be available in the amount of $250 each, one for southern Alberta and one for northern Alberta.

Grant Timeline:

September 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019

Provincial Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be U16 and up.
  • Minimum green belt or higher.
  • Must be a member in good standing with Judo Alberta.
  • Must have officiated two (2) regional tournaments (ex: Lethbridge or EYJS monthly)
  • Must pass their provincial C referee examination
  • Must have officiated a minimum three (3) of the following tournaments in the U14 categories and below:
    • Red Deer tournament
    • U of A
    • Rocky Mountain
    • Florence Senda
    • Katsuta Cup
    • Provincials

 

If there are more than one candidate in an area, the referee committee will choose the winner based on ability.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in applying for this grant, please contact referee committee chair Tammy Thornton at mrst@telusplanet.net

Thank you,

 

Judo Alberta Referee Committee

NOTICE OF THE 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE OF THE 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Kodokan Black Belt Association (Judo Alberta) will be held at the Four Points Sheraton Calgary West (8220 Bowridge Crescent NW, Calgary, AB T3B 2V1) in the Panorama Meeting Room on November 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

AGENDA

  • 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).
  • Approval of the minutes from the 2017 Annual General Meeting.
  • Business arising from the minutes of the 2017 Annual General meeting.
  • Reports of the Executive & Committees:
    1. President
    2. VP of Administration
    3. VP of Finance
    4. Treasurer/Financial Statement
    5. Registrar
    6. Secretary
    7. Regional Council
    8. Women’s Representative
    9. Athlete’s Representative
    10. Executive Director
    11. High Performance Coach
    12. Coaching Committee
    13. Grading Board
    14. Referee Committee
    15. Technical Committee
    16. NCCP Committee
    17. Awards Committee
    18. LTAD Committee
  • New Business
  • Volunteer Recognition
  • Elections
    1. President
    2. VP of Administration
    3. Secretary
    4. Regional Chair

To download the Proxy Form please click here.

Judo Alberta 75th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Judo Alberta 75th Anniversary Celebration Gala

On November 17th, 2018 following the Annual General Meeting there will be a Judo Alberta 75th Anniversary celebration at WinSport (88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary, AB T3B 5R5).

Doors will open at 6:00PM and dinner will start at 7:00PM.

Tickets are $30.00 each and can be purchased online at https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/event/judo-alberta-75th-gala/27981/#.W61AWGhKjIU .

Once purchased online, your ticket will be emailed to you. This event is on a first come first serve basis so get your tickets now!

Registration closes on November 9th!

 

EDMONTON, EDMONTON & EDMONTON

EDMONTON, EDMONTON & EDMONTON

Judo Canada is happy to announce that the analysis of submissions to host the Canadian Open Championships has come to an end, and that the host city has been chosen: the event will be hosted by the City of Edmonton for the next three years. Numerous cities were considered, but the support from Explore Edmonton, the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta was a major asset in the decision-making process for Judo Canada. “We are ecstatic to welcome athletes from across the country to Edmonton for the Judo Open Nationals in May 2019, 2020 and 2021” said Lindsay Harrison, Director of Edmonton Events. “Edmonton is proud to contribute to the development of amateur athletes and to the sport of judo in our city.”

“Judo Alberta is a very proactive organization. They are aware that hosting such a big national event has an impact on the expertise of their teams and volunteers, and that it represents a positive effect on the economy and the heritage for the long-term development of judo in their province. The savings for the parents, the clubs and the provincial association will be invested in larger-scale competitions, which is a significant asset for the development of young judokas at the international level,” explained Nicolas Gill, CEO and Director of High Performance of Judo Canada.

The event will take place in the Van Vliet Complex at the University of Alberta. Christine Legault, Associate Director at the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation at the University of Alberta, said: “The University of Alberta is very excited to play host to Canadian Open Judo Championships for the next three years. The Universiade Pavilion offers a large open space layout with tons of seating capacity. The atmosphere and expertise on campus makes the University the perfect venue for this event.”

Kelly Thornton, from the local organizing committee, added: “The Edmonton judo community is proud to host the Canadian National Open Judo Championships for 2019–2021. We have seen firsthand, through Calgary’s hosting of the 2016-18 Championships, what hosting this prestigious event does for the local judo experience. The event will bring over 700 judokas to our city to compete for a national title.

Edmonton is experienced in hosting major judo events, such as the Edmonton International Judo Championship, held each year in March at the West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace. The city has also hosted the 2015 Pan American Judo Championships, as well as the 2011 Senior Nationals and 2002 Junior Nationals. The experience and enthusiasm of the local volunteers will guarantee a successful event. Each of our partners brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, and we greatly appreciate their support. Finally, I couldn’t go without thanking the Government of Alberta: without their support and financial contribution, it wouldn’t be possible to organize such a great event.”

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Written by Sarah Mailhot for Judo Canada

Information:
Patrick Esparbès
Chief Operating Officer
(514) 668-6279
P.ESPARBES@JUDOCANADA.ORG

What You Need To Know About Concussions in Judo

What You Need To Know About Concussions in Judo

Judo Canada has released new information on concussions in Judo. Check out the pamphlet here.

National Kata Camp

National Kata Camp

Place: Montreal

Location: Shidokan Judo Club

Date: August 11-12, 2018

Cost: $100 for two day event.

Clinicians:

  • H. Nakamura IJF Judge
  • F. Blaney IJF Judge
  • Y. Landry IJF Judge
  • G. Lachaine IJF Judge
  • G. Poirier PJC Judge

Katas: Nage-no-kata, Juno-kata, Goshen-Jutsu, Katame-no-kata, and Kime-no-kata

Eligibility: Open

Recommended Hotel: http://www.hotelrubyfoos.com/ book using Judo Canada rate

To register please visit http://www.judocanada.org/event/kata-camp/

Judo Alberta Coats

Judo Alberta Coats

Judo Alberta is now accepting orders from the general membership for official Judo Alberta coats. Cost is $100. Please contact Kelly Thornton for more information or call 780-886-9920.

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