Airdrie Judo Club

Hello everyone,
The Airdrie Judo club has been very busy over this summer doing renovations on the dojo, and we are finally ready to show it off. Come and join us as we host our open house, to celebrate the beginning of our next chapter as a club and the renovations we have worked so hard on!

DATE: Thursday, September 1, 2016.
From 6:00pm – 9:00pm
WHERE: Airdrie Judo Club (Plainsman Arena)
320 Centre Ave. East
Airdrie, Alberta

Our instructors will be there to answer questions about the club, registration, and provide any information about Judo you might want or need. See you there!

Inter- Provincial Training Camp: Vernon, BC – September 30, 2016 to October 02, 2016

This will be an excellent training camp to prepare for the fall competition season. This camp will feature former Olympic/World Championship medalist Ugo Legrand from France as the guest coach. The training camp is a point-able event in the selection for the 2017 Elite Nationals and 2017 Open Nationals qualifications/eligibility for the Alberta Team.


U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Camp Information:

Organized Buses:

Please contact the following people regarding buses travelling to Vernon.

Southern Alberta leaving from Lethbridge contact:
Ralph Vanwerkhoven (limited space)

Northern Alberta leaving from Edmonton contact:
Kelly Thornton


Registration: All athletes and clubs need to register directly with Judo BC (information is in camp information) Deadline for this is September 23, 2016

Hotels: All athletes and clubs need to make their own hotel arrangements (information is in camp information) Deadline for this is August 30, 2016

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
603 28B Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J-3T6

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: April 02, 2016 to August 31, 2016


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 $2,600.00 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 August 16, 2016

• Events past the August 16, 2016 deadline will be eligible

Please submit funding applications to Ewan Beaton:

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

Thank you

Judo Alberta Coaching Staff

Please click here to view the application form.

2016-2017 Judo Alberta Membership Fees

For the season starting on September 1, 2016 and ending on August 31, 2017, the following membership structure and fees will apply in Judo:
* The division will be calculated as per the age of the member on December 31, 2017

Registration Forms:

Pipeda Agreement 2016-2017

Promotion Registration 2016-2017

Club Information 2016-2017

Member Registration 2016-2017

2016-2017 Membership Fees

Judo Alberta is now accepting bids to host 2017 Provincial Championships

Judo Alberta is now accepting bids for the 2017 Provincial Championships. If you are interested in hosting, please provide the following information to the Judo Alberta office in electronic form (via email c/o Nate MacLellan, Executive Director, no later than Friday July 15, 2016.

To be included is the following information:

• Club information for bidding club
• Potential Venue information (must have a minimum 3 mat areas plus a warmup area)
• Seating capacity
• Number of people available to volunteer and assist in running event
• A list of previous events that your club has hosted
• Dates interested in hosting (Jan 28th or Feb 11th, 2017)
• Host hotel information
• Budget for event
• Any additional information that might be helpful for the Executive Committee to make an informed decision

Judo Alberta will supply medals for the competition.

Judo Alberta will also supply all the equipment for the competition, if required. Transportation costs, if required, of the equipment will be billed to the host club.

Thank you,

Judo Alberta

2016 Canadian Open Judo Championship Results

It was an action packed weekend at the Calgary Olympic Oval for the 2016 Canadian Open Judo Championship.
Here are the results from the weekend:

Kata Results


To view more photos from the weekend please click here.

2016 Canadian Open Judo Championships

The 2016 Canadian Open Judo Championships are underway!
You can catch all the action at

nationals live

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 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:


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.

Thank you

Judo Alberta coaching staff

Inter-Provincial Training Camp (Canmore, AB)


Lawrence Grassi School – 610 7 Ave, Canmore, AB


$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

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