U of A Invitational Judo Championships Results

Congratulations to all judoka who competed this weekend and the U of A Invitational Judo Championships in Fort Saskatchewan, AB.

To view the tournament results please click here.

Thank you to all of the volunteers who dedicated their time and hard work into making this tournament a success!

Kind Regards,

Judo Alberta

Judo Alberta Yudansha Grading




December 5, 2015 Saturday

Starting Time:

3:00 pm (or shortly after completion of the Senda Cup)


Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club Dojo (2775 28 Avenue S, Lethbridge)

Go to the Judo Alberta website http://www.judoalberta.com/forms-publications/ and download the Judo Canada Grading Forms 2015 excel file for complete instructions and forms. The Dan Grading Syllabus can also be downloaded. Please note that a Judo Canada Passport is required and candidates must apply directly to Judo Canada. The passport must be mailed with the Grading forms to the address below.

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

All forms postmarked AFTER November 25, 2015 WILL NOT be accepted for this Grading. Candidates who do not submit proper forms or the Judo Canada passport will not be considered for grading on December 5th.

Thank you,

Joe Meli – Grading Chair
cc: Gord Okamura

U of A Competition Training Session


October 18, 2015


U14, u16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters


Tolide Judo Kwai
Dow Centennial Centre (84 St. & 87 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan)


9:00am-11:30am (Technique & Randori)

2015 NCCP Dojo Instructor Course

Judo Alberta will be holding a NCCP Dojo Instructors course as per the information below.
Prerequisites: Completion of the Dojo Assistant course, 18 years and older, brown belt or higher and a letter of recommendation from your club sensei.
To register please contact Keith Bibbey, bibbey@telusplanet.net by October 2, 2015 with the following information:

Phone #:
Email Address:
Birth date:
Judo Club:


– Oct 23 commencing at 5:30pm
– Oct 24 commencing at 9:00am
– Oct 25 commencing at 9:00am


Airdrie Judo Club (Plainsman Arena, 320 Centre Ave East, Airdrie AB.)


$250/person payable to Judo Alberta


Course materials will be provided


Pen, paper and judogi

I look forward to seeing you there!

Keith Bibbey
NCCP Chair
Judo Alberta

AWG Regional Training Camps

AWG Regional Training Camp Calgary: October 3, 2015

Zones 1-4 Judo Alberta Clubs


Last Year U14, U16, U18 (years born 1999-2003)


Hiro’s Judo Club
#115 1919-27th Ave Calgary, AB

For more information please click here.

AWG Regional Training Camp Edmonton: October 3-4, 2015

Zones 5-8 Judo Alberta Clubs


Last Year U14, U16, U18 (years born 1999-2003)


Tolide Judo Kwai (Dow Centennial Centre)
84 St. & 87 Ave Fort Saskatchewan, AB

For more information please click here.

Regional Training Camps

October 2015 Regional Training Camp Edmonton

Edmonton, AB: October 4, 2015
Tolide Judo Kwai (Dow Centennial Centre)
84 St. & 87 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan


U14, U16, U18, U21, Seniors, Masters

October 2015 Regional Training Camp Calgary

Calgary, AB: October 9-10, 2015
Hiro’s Judo CLub
#115 1919-27th Ave Calgary, AB


U14, U16, U18, U21, Seniors, Masters

2014-15 Award Nomination Forms

Judo Alberta Members,

Please see the attached award nomination forms for the 2014-15 season. The awards include volunteer of the year, coach of the year, referee of the year, and club of the year. If you are interested in nominating someone for these awards, please complete and send in the appropriate forms no later than Friday September 18, 2015.

Completed nomination forms can be returned to the Judo Alberta office by email at judo@judoalberta.com or by fax to (780) 447-1915.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Judo Alberta at judo@judoalberta.com.

Please click here to download the nomination forms.

Kind Regards,

Judo Alberta

2015 U of A Invitational Judo Championships


Saturday October 17, 2015


Dow Centennial Centre, 8700-84 St, Fort Saskatchewan, AB


Kata Competition at 8:00am
Shiai at 8:30am

Weigh Ins:

Friday October 16, 2015 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Dow Centennial Centre


Veterans – 3 minutes
Senior Men – 5 minutes
Senior Women – 4 minutes
U21 Junior Men/Junior Women – 4 minutes
U18 Cadet Men/ Cadet Women – 4 minutes
U16 Juvenile Men/ Juvenile Women – 4 minutes
U14 Male/ Female – 2 minutes
U10 & U12 – 1.5 minute non-stop matches; possible mixed gender

All documentation and payment must be received by October 10, 2015

For more registration information please see the tournament technical package.

Please click here to view the tournament registration form.

Provincial Training Camp September 26-27, 2015

Division: U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters


11-1300 Physical Testing
1300-1430 Lunch
1430-1600 Technical Judo Training
1730-1930 Judo Randori


800-900 Physical Training
900-945 Break
945-1145 Judo Review/ Randori
1145-1230 Info session (Parents and coaches encouraged to attend)

Address for training camp:

Lethbridge Judo Club
2775 28 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6

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 next season.

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (306) 370-7412
E-mail: e.beaton.judo@gmail.com

Elite Athlete Funding Announcement

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.


Darren Elcock

($800.00) EJU Jr World Cup Hungary & Training Camp, EJU Jr. World Cup Poland & Training Camp

Hana Varsaniyi

($700.00) Summer National Camp, Cadet World Championships

Tanner Sudo

($700) Summer National Camp, Cadet World Championships

Virginia Nemeth

($700) Summer National Camp, Cadet World Championships

Erin Morgan

($500.00) Spring National Camp, El Salvador Cup

Taeya Koliaska

($300.00) Summer National Camp

These athletes applied for the third round of elite athlete funding for events participated in from April 2015- August 2015. Not included is National Championships, which is funded separately by the Coaching Committee budget.
The next round of funding will be announced in November for events participated in from September 2015 to December 2015.

Athletes must apply to receive elite athlete funding.

*Some athletes applied for this round and were applying for National championship, please see Team selection policy for provincial team funding to National championships *

To receive the funding please fill out an athlete expense claim form and attach the invoices for these events and send in to Laurie Wiltshire (laurie@judoalberta.com) When filling out expense claim form please indicate who you want cheque written out to and where to send it (Judo club, Judo Canada, Parents, etc…) You can find athlete expense claim forms here:

Athlete Funding Expense Claim Form

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