Elite Athlete Funding Announcement

Elite Athlete Funding Announcement

The Judo Alberta Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athletes who have been granted elite athlete funding. Funding is based on performance, results, commitment to training, participation in National or International events and financial need. The coach committee nominated the following athletes for the first round of elite athlete funding for costs incurred from events participated in from September 2019 to December 2019. The next round of funding will be announced in April 2020 for competitions and training camps participated in between– December 2019 to April 2020

Amount: $5,800.00

  Name National & International Events   Judo Club   Funding
Taeya Koliaska Junior Worlds Lethbridge Judo Club $     800.00
Kiera Westlake Cadet Worlds Lethbridge Judo Club $     800.00
Evelyn Beaton Cadet Worlds Lethbridge Judo Club $     800.00
Emma Caldwell Cadet Worlds Lethbridge Judo Club $     800.00
Ema Tesanovic Cadet Worlds Ishi-yama Judo Club $     800.00
Brady Dixon Cadet Worlds Lethbridge Judo Club $     800.00
Virginia Nemeth Europe EJU B Lethbridge Judo Club $     500.00
Shianne Gronen   Europe EJU B Lethbridge Judo Club $     500.00

Total: $ 5,800.00

The Judo Alberta Elite Funding will be sent to the athlete’s home judo clubs not directly to the athletes. Sincerely Judo Alberta High Performance Committee


Judo Alberta Casino Fundraiser January 17-18, 2020

Judo Alberta Casino Fundraiser January 17-18, 2020

Hello Judo Alberta Members,

Judo Alberta is running casino fundraiser in Edmonton on Jan 17-18, 2020. This the biggest fundraiser for the association and we are calling on the membership to help us out. It falls on a Friday and Saturday at Casino Edmonton and we require 35 volunteer positions to be filled.

A Google spreadsheet has been created to track the volunteers. If you can help out and volunteer, please fill in your name and phone number in the document. This is a live document so please only fill in the blanks.


If you could please share this throughout your membership it would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

Nate MacLellan, BSM

Executive Director

2020 Alberta Winter Games – Fight Offs

2020 Alberta Winter Games – Fight Offs

Here is a list of important information:
2020 Judo technical package

2020 Judo Schedule

Fight off technical package

Zone Playoff/Selection Chart

Registration Information

Alberta Winter Games Code of Conduct


Important dates:

Fight Off’s: Registration Deadline December 5th, 2019
Zone 1-3: (December 7th)
Lethbridge Judo Club
2775-28 ave S, Lethbridge, AB
Weigh-ins: 11:00am—12:00pm


Zone 4-8: (December 7th)
Tolide Judo Club (Dow Centennial Center)
87 Avenue – 84 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Weigh-ins: 11:00-11:30am
Competition: After EYJS tournament completes


Athletes must register with both Judo Alberta and the AWG. 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.

Judo Alberta
Alberta Winter Games

Judo Alberta AGM – Annual Report Now Available

Judo Alberta AGM – Annual Report Now Available

Notice of AGM 2019

2019 AGM Report

Notice of the AGM

Proxy Form

Judo Alberta Yudansha Grading November 24th – Red Deer

Judo Alberta Grading November Grading 2019

Regional Training Camp Calgary – November 30, 2019

November 2019 Regional Training Calgary

Regional Training Camp Edmonton – November 29-30, 2019

November 2019 Regional Training Edmonton

Provincial Referee Development Grant

Provincial Referee Development Grant


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, 2019 and May 31, 2020

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

Red Deer Invitational – Results

Red Deer Invitational – Results


2019 Red Deer Invitational (Final)

Technical Package Download

Event Results

NCCP Dojo Assistant Course (Nov 29-Dec 1, 2019)

NCCP Dojo Assistant Course (Nov 29-Dec 1, 2019)

This Learning Experience prepares the participant to assist in delivery of judo practices for judo players of all stages of development, with an emphasis on participants under 13 years old. It is recommended that the assistant work under the supervision of a certified Instructor. Assistants under the age of majority must work under the direct supervision of a certified instructor.


  • Minimum age of 16.
  • Minimum rank of green belt with a working knowledge of the judo techniques included in the DA program and as identified by the Judo Canada Kyu syllabus.
  • Sterling Backcheck for all Candidates/coaches who are 18 years old and older via Sterling Agency – for details see: https://pages.sterlingbackcheck.ca/landing-pages/j/judo-canada/ OR equivalent as such checks that are required by the Province/Territory. In cases where the Sterling agency is not used for this service, results of the Background Check must be communicated to Judo Canada to NCCP@judocanada.org by the individual coach or their P/T offices.
  • Successful online completion of a “Respect in Sport for the activity leader” e-learning module available at



November 29, 2019                    5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

November 30, 2019                    8:30 am – 6:00 pm

December 1, 2019                       8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Tolide Judo Club, 8700-84 Str., Ft. Saskatchewan, AB

To Register: Go to www.coach.ca and select “The Locker” in the upper right side of the screen. If you have never registered with the Coaching Association before, select the “Don’t have an NCCP#? Create one now!”, otherwise enter your NCCP # or registered email address and password. Once you have logged in, select the Calendar at the top of the page and look for the Judo DA course on the above date. If you require help logging in, contact Garry Yamashita at (gee_why2@yahoo.com).

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