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2017 Spring Judo Ontario Newsletter Now Posted

Friday May 5th, 2017

  The Judo Ontario 2017 Spring Newsletter is now posted on the Judo Ontario website in both word and PDF versions. Please click on the following  https://www.judoontario.ca/media_centre/newsletters to link to the Newsletter page on the website or click on...

National Referee Promotion by Ontario Referees

Tuesday March 28th, 2017

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Second Day Results for the Ontario Team at the 2017 Edmonton International

Sunday March 12th, 2017

  Grace Petsnick and David Teper paced the way for Judo Ontario on the second day of competition at the 2017 Edmonton International. They both won Gold medals in their respective divisions. Of special note was Candice Driscoll who won an extraordinary  ma...

2017 Edmonton International Results

Saturday March 11th, 2017

   Here are Judo Ontario’s first day’s results at the Edmonton International. The tournament is being held at the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton Alberta,   First Place    Sava Antic U18 -73kg  Keyano Young U21 -60...

Day 2 2017 Pacific International

Sunday March 5th, 2017

  Judo Ontario’s young athletes won 5 medals on day 2 of the 2017 Pacific International Judo Championships. Candice Driscoll, Christian Dametto, Danil Neyolov, and Aidos Sapenov (2 golds) won their second medals of the weekend while Allayah Copeland won ...

First Day Results For The 2017 Pacific International

Saturday March 4th, 2017

   Judo Ontario had some excellent results from the first day of competition at the 2017 Pacific International Judo Championships. The competition is being held at the Richmond Oval in Richmond BC. Gold Medal   Aidos Sapenov U18 -55kg   Lu...

Judo Ontario athletes impress at Sask. Open

Thursday February 2nd, 2017

     Judo Ontario had very impresive results at the 2017 Sask. Open Judo championships on January 21st. Gold   Grace Petsnick U16 -57kg Luka Khatelishvili Senior -81kg Keagan Young Senior -66kg   Sliver   Dontae de Je...

2016-17 QFG draft athlete nominees posted

Thursday January 19th, 2017

2016-17 QFG draft athlete nominees now posted    The 2016-17 QFG draft nominees and 2016-17 points is now posted on the judo Ontario website. Please click on the following link to access the QFG page. https://www.judoontario.ca/quest_for_gold

Judo Ontario has outstanding results at Elite Invitational!

Sunday January 15th, 2017

   It was an amazing weekend for Ontario athletes at the 2017 Elite Nationals this past weekend. The gold medal winners are as follows: Candice Driscoll Rachel Krapman Aidos Sapenov Keagan Young Ben Kendrick Shady El Nahas Jessica Klimkait &...

Job Opportunity Judo Ontario, Application Deadline Extended

Saturday December 31st, 2016

Judo Ontario Technical Coach/Director   Judo Ontario Job Opportunity                     &nbs...

Job Opportunity Judo Ontario

Saturday December 31st, 2016

Judo Ontario Technical Coach/Director   Judo Ontario Job Opportunity                     &nbs...

Pedro Guedes- New U21 German National Coach

Thursday December 22nd, 2016

 PRESS RELEASE: Pedro Guedes – New U21 German National Coach Toronto (December 22, 2016) – It is with regret that Judo Ontario reports that Pedro Guedes the Judo Ontario Technical Coach/Director & Judo Canada RTC Coach has recently taken on a...

2017 Elite Invitational National Championships

Tuesday November 29th, 2016

   The 2017 Elite Invitational Technical package and selections have been  released. Please click on the following links for the selection lists and Technical package. Please follow all deadlines put forth in the technical package. Competition online...

Quest For Gold funding Selection criteria now posted.

Saturday November 26th, 2016

The 2016-17 Quest for Gold selection crireria is now posted. Please click on  QFG Selection criteria to link to the information page or click on the Quest for Gold banner on the Homepage of the Judo Ontario website.

Last day of the 2016 Veterans World Judo Championships

Monday November 21st, 2016

   Last Day Results for the 2016 Veterans World Judo Championships     Canada won three more medals on the last day of competition at the Veteran World Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale Florida. Canada had 3 women and 1 man competing wit...

Third Day of competition Veterans World Judo Championships

Sunday November 20th, 2016

    Third Day Results for the 2016 Veterans World Judo Championships      Canada won another medal on the third day of action at the Veteran World Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale. Canada had 5 men competing with 3 of them coming f...

Second Day of Veterans World Judo Championships

Saturday November 19th, 2016

Second Day Results for the 2016 Veterans World Judo Championships   It was a tough day for Canada on the Second day of action at the Veteran World Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale. Canada had 6 men competing with 3 of them coming from Ontario. Jeff ...

2016 Veterans World Judo Championships

Friday November 18th, 2016

First Day Results for the 2016 Veterans World Judo Championships     Canada and Ontario had some impressive results on the first day of action at the Veteran World Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale. Canada had 5 men competing with 4 of them coming...

2016 Ontario Open registrations

Tuesday November 8th, 2016

   The 2016 Ontario registrations are now available to review. If you see any issues please contact the Judo Ontario office info@judoontario.ca . Click on the following link to review the divisions  Ontario Open divisions

Shane Rooney and Davin Marion come fifth at World Kata Championships!

Monday October 3rd, 2016

    Judo Canada – Kata World Championships   Shane Rooney and Davin Marion Close to the Podium at Kata World Championships Montreal, October 3, 2016 – Seven pairs of Canadian kata competitors took part in the 2016 Kata World Champions...

2016 Veteran World championships in Miami- Informnation

Thursday August 25th, 2016

  2016 Veteran World championships in Miami- Informnation    Dear Veteran Canadian judoka,   NOTE: Only current members of Judo Canada can represent Canada abroad.   If you are planning to participate in the 2016 Vetera...

Job Posting Judo Ontario Provincial Development Coach

Wednesday August 24th, 2016

 Job Posting Judo Ontario Provincial Development Coach Judo Ontario is looking to hire a Provincial Development Coach. The Provincial Development Coach will be responsible for club and regional outreach, talent identification, provincial training camps, spor...

Judo Ontario Youth Academy end of year party and graduation

Monday June 20th, 2016

Dear Youth Academy members,    Judo Ontario would like to cordially invite your sensei, your parents and yourselves to attend the Judo Ontario Youth Academy end of year party and Graduation on Saturday June 25th after the regularly scheduled Youth Aca...

WORLD KATA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 OUTLINES

Monday June 20th, 2016

The 2016 World Kata Championships allow 7 entries per country with a restriction of One Entry per Pair and a max two entries/country/kata – as in 2015.   As in the past, the priority of selections in each Kata will be as follows:     ...

Summer Experience Program Student Employment

Monday May 23rd, 2016

   Application Deadline: June 10th 2016 Position: Summer Experience Program Student Employment Location: 875 Morningside Ave., Suite 2040 Scarborough, Ontario M1C 0C7    The Summer Experience Program will provide the employee with the ...

2016 Canadian Open Judo Championships

Tuesday May 17th, 2016

  Judo Ontario Judoka’s came away with exceptional results from this past weekend’s 2016 Open Canadian Judo Championships. The four day shiai was held at the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary. Judo Ontario would like to congratulate all the...

Pedro Guedes has attained the pinnacle of coach education

Wednesday May 11th, 2016

  Judo Ontario is pleased to announce that Pedro Guedes, Technical Coach/Director, of Judo Ontario and Judo Canada Regional Technical Coach has recently attained his Advanced Coaching Diploma and with this, his Chartered Professional Coach  (ChPC) de...

Judo Ontario Youth Academy class cancelled on April 2nd

Tuesday March 29th, 2016

  Judo Ontario Youth Academy is cancelled this Saturday April 2nd. The Youth Academy will be back on it's regular schedule on April 9th from 4pm-6pm.

Keagan,Jessica and Shady win medals in Germany

Wednesday March 23rd, 2016

Bremen Masters, International Thuringia Cup      Ontario won three medals in Germany this past weekend . At the U18 Masters tournament in Breme, Keagan Young snatched the Under 50 kg gold and Shady El Nahas won silver. Meanwhile at the women’...

Jessica Golden in Portugal

Monday March 21st, 2016

    In Portugal, Ontario judoka Jessica Klimkait earned the gold medal at the European Junior Cup in Coimbra. On her way to the top of the Under 57 kg podium, she disposed of Portuguese Ines Ascencao, British Acelua Toprak, and Dutch Dewi Bermard. In ...

2016 Edmonton International Results

Monday March 21st, 2016

  The 2016 Edmonton International was held at the West Edmonton Mall on 12th and 13th. The Judo Ontario results are listed below. Gold Emma Blake U14 -52kg   Silver Reid Johnston U16 -60kg Sarah Sparkes U18 -52kg Daniel Maman U18 -81kg Ste...

Judo Ontario Open Mat Training start time has changed for this weekend.

Tuesday March 8th, 2016

This weekend’s Judo Ontario Open Mat Training start time has changed to 5pm. This is for this weekend only. Next month’s training will be back to the usual start time of 4pm. The practice takes place at the Ajax Budokan Judo Club and is open to athletes...

2016 Pacific International Judo Ontario results

Tuesday March 8th, 2016

     Judo Ontario had some outstanding results at the 2016 Pacific International including a second place finish in the team tournament. Gold Keagan Young U16 -55kg                       &n...

2016 IJF Veterans World Qualifying Criteria

Friday March 4th, 2016

Participation in the 2016 Veterans Nationals is not a pre-requisite to be eligible to participate in the 2016 IJF Veterans World Championships. However, in the unlikely case that the IJF Veterans World Championships restricted entries per country per weight categor...

Judo Athlete Suspended for Presence of Testosterone

Saturday January 30th, 2016

Press Release – January 30, 2016   Judo Ontario was disappointed to learn of Ontario judoka, Youssef Youssef’s anti-doping rule violation which has resulted in a four year sanction by The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES).  Judo O...

2015-16 QFG draft athlete nominees posted

Thursday January 14th, 2016

2015-16 QFG draft athlete nominees now posted The 2015-16 QFG draft nominees and 2015-16 points is now posted on the judo Ontario website. Please click on the following link to access the QFG page. https://www.judoontario.ca/quest_for_gold

Elite Invitational Final list

Thursday December 17th, 2015

Elite Invitational final list of Athletes                The final list of athletes registered for the Elite Invitational has been released. Please click on the attachments below. U18 Senior

Judo Ontario Grading Clinic and Yudansha Grading

Tuesday December 1st, 2015

Judo Ontario Grading Clinic and Yudnsha Grading Judo Ontario will be hosting a Grading Clinic at the Ajax Budokan Judo Club on January 24th, 2016. It will be open to Blue belt and up and will start at 9am. Judokas interested in learning the requirements for Yudan...

2016 Elite Invitational Judo Championships selection and Tech. package now posted

Wednesday November 25th, 2015

2016 Elite Invitational Judo Championships  The selection list and technical package for the Elite Invitational judo championships is now posted on the Judo Ontario website. IMPORTANT EVENT DATES: Athlete selection by HPD – Judo Canada: 12 November...

2015 Ontario Open registrations

Thursday November 5th, 2015

2015 Ontario Open Registrations  Please click the link below to download the 2015 Ontario Open registrations with weight divisions. Good luck to all athletes.  http://www.judoontario.ca/uploads/cms/files/2015%20Ontario%20Open%20registrations%20with%20...

Good luck to Canadian World Juniors Judo Team!

Thursday October 22nd, 2015

 ABU DHABI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  JUNIORS AND TEAMS 2015 Judo Ontario would like to wish good luck to the Canadian Junior Judo Team at the upcoming World Junior Championships’ in Abu Dhabi. Team/ Équipe -48kg Marie Besson -57kg Jess...

Ontario Youth Schedule change for October 30th and November 7th

Tuesday October 20th, 2015

Subject: Schedule Update Youth Academy October 30th & November 07th   Due to both the 2015 Quebec Open and Ontario Open, the Youth Academy will not have its activities on October 30th and November 07th of 2015.   The Judo Ontario Youth Academy...

2015-16 Quest for Gold Selection Criteria

Wednesday October 14th, 2015

2015-16 QFG Selection Criteria has been added to the website! To download and read the selection criteria please click on the following link https://www.judoontario.ca/quest_for_gold  . If you have any questions the Quest for Gold Selection Committee ca...

Judo Ontario announces Laurie Wiltshire as Judo Ontario Development Coach

Tuesday October 6th, 2015

  News Release:  Judo Ontario hires Laurie Wiltshire from Alberta in a contract position from October 1st, 2015 to May 31st, 2016 in the position of Provincial Development Coach.   A Contract Position has been created by Judo Ontario to pu...

North York TOC Cancelled

Tuesday September 29th, 2015

North York TOC Cancelled The 2015 North York TOC that was scheduled for October 17th has been cancelled. The tournament organizers are hoping to have it again in 2016.

Pan Am Games Champion Kelita Zupancic Seminar September 27th

Monday September 21st, 2015

 

Election news

Friday August 21st, 2015

August 16, 2015   Dear Yudansha Members and Dojo Shus   As the Chair of the Election Committee, I wish to report to the membership of Judo Ontario that the Election Committee sought to fill the following vacant Board positions in accordance with t...

Kelita Zupancic Pan Am Games Champion

Tuesday July 14th, 2015

Pan-American Games Kelita Zupancic Crowned at Pan Am Games Toronto, July 13, 2015 – For the first time since the beginning of the judo competitions at the Toronto Pan-Amer...

Zupancic Finishes 2nd in El Salvador

Monday June 29th, 2015

Montreal, June 28, 2015 – It was Canadian against Canadian in the fight for the gold in the Under 70 kg at the Pan American Open of San Salvador, in El Salvador this Sunday, when Alix Renaud-Roy defeatedKelita Zupanzic. Three Canadian...

Klimkait Brings Home Silver

Monday June 29th, 2015

Montreal, June 27, 2015 – Six Canadians climbed the podium, three of whom the all the way to the highest step, at the Judo Pan American Open of San Salvador, in El Salvador. Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard (Under 57 kg), Ecaterina Guica...

Kelita wins Gold at Pan-Am Championships!

Thursday April 30th, 2015

Judo – Pan American Championships A Gold Medal Memory for Kelita Zupancic Montreal, April 24, 2015 – Kelita Zupancic enabled Team Canada to start the Pan American Ju...

Judo Ontario Teams Impress at Canada Winter Games

Sunday March 1st, 2015

  Judo Ontario Men are Golden at the Canada Winter Games After handily defeating the teams from P.E.I. and B.C., Judo Ontario men went on to challenge Team Quebec for the gold medal in the 2015 Canada Winter Games.  In an exciting series of matches fu...

Five More Medals for Ontario on Day 2 of the Canada Winter Games

Friday February 27th, 2015

  Team Ontario has an awesome day on the second day of competition in Prince George at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.   Brothers Mohab and Shady El Nahas each dominated their division to win a gold medal in the -81kg and -90kg weight classes respe...

Judo Ontario Takes Home Six Medals on Day One of the Canada Winter Games

Thursday February 26th, 2015

Judo Ontario Takes Home Six Medals on Day One of the Canada Winter Games   It was a successful day for Team Ontario’s Judo Team on Day 1 of the competition.   Judo Ontario judoka finished the day with two gold, one silver, and three bronze ...

Kelita Zupancic wins bronze in Germany

Monday February 23rd, 2015

Montréal, February 21, 2015 – The Ontarian Kelita Zupancic walked away with a 3rd place finish, Saturday, at the Düsseldorf Grand Prix of Judo, presented in Germany. Quebecer Antoine Valois-Fortier also performed well, nar...

Priscillia Gagne wins bronze, Tony Walby and Alex Radoman also compete in Hungary

Monday February 23rd, 2015

Montréal, February 22, 2015 – The Ontarian Priscilla Gagne climbed to the third step of the podium in the under 52 kg class, Sunday, at the Para-Judo World Cup presented in Eger, Hungary. Quebec-resident Justin Karn also perf...

Klimkait wins gold, Renaud-Roy and Burt bronze

Sunday February 1st, 2015

  Montreal, February 1st, 2015 (Sportcom) – Jessica Klimkait, who won the gold medal on Saturday in the under 57 kg junior category, won once again on Sunday, this time in the senior category, during the Arlon Open in Belgium.   The ...

Jessica Klimkait dominates in Arlon

Sunday February 1st, 2015

  Montréal, January 31, 2015 – Ontarian judoka Jessica Klimkait concluded her excellent run in the under 57 kg class with a gold medal triumph, Saturday, at the under-21 competition of the Arlon Open in Belgium.   After reelin...

Judo Ontario Re-Locating to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

Tuesday August 5th, 2014

    Judo Ontario will be moving their High Performance  Training Centre to TPASC located in Scarborough just off the 401 on Morningside Avenue on September 7th, 2014 and the Judo Ontario Office by November 1, 2014.   With two...

18 SPORTS ACCEPTED INTO CSIO’S HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS

Sunday June 22nd, 2014

TORONTO (June 19, 2014) - Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is pleased to announce the 18 sports that have been accepted in to the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) and the Ontario National Centre Strategy for 2014-2015.   The OHPSI p...

Ontario Athletes in Action in Buenos Aires and Bremen

Tuesday March 25th, 2014

  Written by Sportcom for Judo Canada Montréal, March 23, 2014 – Quebecois judokas Sarah-Myriam Mazouz and Alix Renaud-Roy made their way onto the third step of the podium in their respective categories, Sunday, at the...

Kelita Zupancic wins Bronze in Paris

Monday February 10th, 2014

  Montréal, February 9, 2014 – Ontarian Kelita Zupancic finished 3rd, Sunday, in one of the most important judo competitions of the season, the Paris Grand Slam, while Antoine Valois-Fortier came away with a 5th place finish.   “I...

Kelita Wins Gold at Francophonie Games

Friday September 13th, 2013

Montréal, September 12th, 2013 — Ontarian Kelita Zupancic, representing Team Canada at the Francophonie Games being presented in Nice, won the gold medal in the under 70 kg category. Five other Canadian judokas also came away with podium finishes,...

Gagné and Mehmedovic go out in 3rd round

Wednesday August 28th, 2013

  Montréal, August 27, 2013 – Both competing in the under 66 kg division, Canadian judokas Patrick Gagné and Sasha Mehmedovic were stoppe...

Louis Krieber-Gagnon Cadet Judo World Champion

Sunday August 11th, 2013

Montreal, August 10, 2013 – Quebec Judoka Louis Krieber-Gagnon grabbed the title in the Under 81kg class, Saturday, at the Cadet Judo World Championships presented in Miami, Florida. “I’m really happy. This is really hard feeling to...

Jessica Klimkait Wins Gold at Cadet World Championships

Friday August 9th, 2013

Montréal, August 9, 2013 – Fighting in the under 52 kg class, Friday, at the Cadet World Championships presented in Miami, Florida, the Ontarian Judoka Jessica Klimkait came away with a world title after winning all five of her matches. ...

Jobb and Burgess finish in 5th at Junior European Cup

Tuesday July 30th, 2013

  Montréal, July 28, 2013 – Brandon Jobb and Monika Burgess took home 5th place finishes, Sunday, at the Junior European Cup of Judo presented in Liberec, Czech Republic.   Jobb, hailing from British Columbia, c...

Three Bronze Medals for Team Canada

Thursday July 11th, 2013

Montréal, June 23, 2013 — Sergio Pessoa, Michaël Fortin-Demers and Sarah-Myriam Mazouz all climbed to the third step of the podium this weekend, at the Pan-American Open presented in San Salvador, El Salvador.   O...

Dilyaver Sheykhislyamov places 5th in Miami

Thursday June 20th, 2013

The Canadian Dilyaver Sheykhislyamov walked away with a 5th place finish, Sunday, at the Judo Grand Prix presented in Miami, Florida. “I’m not satisfied, but not completely unsatisfied either. I had some good bouts; others didn’t go as well...

Zupancic Wins Silver at World Masters

Sunday May 26th, 2013

Montréal, May 26th, 2013 – The Ontarian judoka Kelita Zupancic climbed to the second step of the podium, Sunday, at the Masters tournament presented in Tyumen, Russia, while Antoine Valois-Fortier finished in 5th.   Zupancic, who is currently ...

Ontario Athletes Gain Valuable International Experience

Sunday May 12th, 2013

Montréal, May 12, 2013 – Ecaterina Guica, Arthur Margelidon and Alix Renaud-Roy all made their way on to the podium at the Junior European Cup, this weekend, in Lyon, France. Ecaterina Guica (52 kg) won the silver medal, Saturday, after finishing ...

Kelita Claims Gold at Baku and #1 World Ranking

Sunday May 5th, 2013

(Video of Kelita's gold match available at www.facebook.com/JudoOntario... make sure you also click to like the page when you click to like the video!)   Montréal, May 5, 2013 – The Ontarian judoka Kelita Zupancic had a perfect day, Sunday...

Yoga and Judo Unite Clinic

Wednesday May 1st, 2013

 A Yoga and Judo Unite Clinic was held on April 13 2013 at Judo Ontario's High Performance Centre. Former Ontario Judo Team member and current Certified Personal Yoga Trainer Michelle Pitman introduced a group of eager judo athletes to the...

Minimum Grade Requirement for MASTERS..

Wednesday May 1st, 2013

The Minimum grade requirement for MASTER participants in the 2013 National Championships is Second (2) Kyu – Blue belt. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

Ontario Sports Awards

Wednesday May 1st, 2013

Tony Kelly was the recipient of the Syl Apps Special Achievement Award and was honoured by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport  the honourable Michael Chan on April 18th 2013 at the prestigious Marriott Toronto Airport in grateful re...

Kelita Zupancic crowned Pan-American Champion

Saturday April 20th, 2013

  Kelita Zupancic crowned Pan-American Champion Canadians claim six medals on opening day   Montréal, April 19, 2013 – ...

June European Events - Next deadline for Applicants April 25th 2013

Wednesday April 17th, 2013

All applications for the following competitions should be sent to Judo Canada’s High Performance Office by e-mail to hpd@judocanada.org   Applications need to be approved by the applicants' provincial association. To be eligible, athletes must be...

Competition Development Course (replacement of the level 3 Technical)

Thursday April 4th, 2013

A Competition Development Course (replacement of the level 3 Technical) will be held on July 19 to 21 in Montreal at the facilities of the Claude Robillard Centre (Metropolitan Judo Club) - 1000 Avenue Émile Journault, Montreal, QC H2M 2E7.    ...

Junior Judoka's show their mastery in Germany

Tuesday March 26th, 2013

Montreal, March 23, 2013 – Canadian judokas Ana Laura Portuondo-Isasi, Jessica Klimkait, Alix Renaud-Roy, Sophie Vaillancourt and Gueorgui Poklitar all stepped onto the podium Saturday in Germany, in men’s and women’s international junior judo com...

IJF Regulations in Canada - EFFECTIVE April 01, 2013

Wednesday March 13th, 2013

Judo Canada  wishes  to advice as per resolution of the Board of Directors of Judo Canada, The new IJF Refereeing Regulations will be introduced in Canada effective April 1st, 2013.    The exception: One referee and no judges on the mat ...

GOLD for KELITA ZUPANZIC - Oberwart European Open Women

Sunday February 17th, 2013

Zupancic wins gold   Montréal, February 17, 2013 – Ontarian Kelita Zupancic took home top honours in the under 70 kg category, Sunday, at the Oberwart Continental Open, in Austria. Meanwhile, in Hungary, Antoine Valois-Fortier also made his wa...

Paris Grand Slam - Zupancic and Roberge reach the podium

Sunday February 10th, 2013

  Montréal, February 10, 2013 – Ontarian Kelita Zupancic came away with a silver medal in the under 70 kg class, while Catherine Roberge won bronze at under 78 kg, Sunday, at the Paris Grand Slam of Judo in France.   ...

Monika Burgess takes home bronze in Belgium

Saturday February 2nd, 2013

  Tbilissi Continental Open, Arlon and Visé Open   Monika Burgess takes home bronze in Belgium   Montréal, February 2, 2013 – Monika Burgess came...

2013 PAN-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Wednesday January 30th, 2013

14.1 2013 Pan-American Championships (Costa-Rica, April 18-21, 2013)   ELIGIBILITY Canadian citizenship and member in good standing with Judo Canada is a requirement to participate in the 2013 Pan Am Championship. 1. Representatives in all IJF weigh...

Get inspired by: Kelita Zupancic. Special Judo Clinic

Tuesday January 29th, 2013

This event is open to both males and females.   Take part in this exciting Judo Clinic, with 2012 Canadian Olympian, Kelita Zupancic. Saturday, March 2 1:30pm - 3:00pm Women only, 12 years and over 4:00pm - 5:30pm Women only, 12 years and over &...

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THE 2013 SENIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday January 18th, 2013

  REVISED JANUARY 2013   SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THE 2013 SENIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 27-September 1, 2013   I - ELIGIBILITY   1. Only Canadian citizens are eligible for selection to the 2013 Senior Wo...

Quest for Gold - Announcement and Appeals of Athlete Selections

Wednesday January 9th, 2013

Announcement and Appeals of Athlete Selections         Athletes who have not been nominated for an Ontario Card by their PSO/MSO Selection Committee or who have been nominated for a ‘Half Card’ versus a &lsqu...

Mr. Hiroshi Nakamura Honoured as Member of the Order of Canada

Wednesday January 9th, 2013

Mr. Hiroshi Nakamura Honoured as Member of the Order of CanadaMontreal, January 8th, 2013 – Judo Canada congratulates long-time coach Mr. Hiroshi Nakamura, who will be awarded Member of the Order of Canada this year. On December 30, 2012, Governor General ...

Provincial Training at Tora Judo Club - December 30th

Friday December 14th, 2012

Provincial Training U15 December 30th at Tora Judo Club from 9am to 10.30am. Will be allowed on the mat ONLY athletes born 1999-2000 (orange belt and up).   Provincial Training U18/U20/Sr December 30th at Tora Judo Club from 10.30am to 12.30pm (green bel...

PAN AM U15 Judo Championships - Thank You Letter

Wednesday November 28th, 2012

On behalf of all the athletes who participated in the 2012 Pan Am U 15 Judo Championships and their parents I would like to deeply thank Sensei Mitch Kawasaki for organizing the trip to Mexico City.   His commitment, composure and love for the sport is tru...

Yudansha Grading - December 4th 2012

Monday November 5th, 2012

The following deadline for all NGB black belt grading forms are to be submitted to Judo Ontario no later than November 15, 2012. ALL forms received after this date will incur a late fee of $100.00. Any forms incomplete or with errors will be returned and a late fee...

CADET (U18) WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - Selection POLICY

Tuesday October 30th, 2012

________________________________________________________________________________ Cadet (U18) World Championships August 8-11, 2013, Miami, USA   INTRODUCTION These selection procedures apply to Cadet (U18) weight categories recognized by the Intern...

North York Tournament of Champions - THIS WEEKEND....

Thursday October 18th, 2012

Check Technical Package on Events and Calenders

Quebec Open Pictures

Thursday October 18th, 2012

  To view pictures from Quebec Open 2012, click on the link below...   http://www.vivid-photo.net/main/index.php/pictures/sports/judo/2012-quebec-open

Quebec Open Results - Oct 6th & 7th, 2012

Thursday October 18th, 2012

Below is the link for Refults from the Quebec Open Octobe 6th and 7th 2012...   http://www.judo-quebec.qc.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=525:omnium-du-quebec-jour-1&catid=104:nouvelles  

2012 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Launch Party - Toronto

Monday May 21st, 2012

PAN AM GAMES

Thursday April 26th, 2012

On behalf of Judo Ontario and all the Directors, we would like to personally wish the following judokas the best of luck at the PanAm games this weekend coming.  Senior Ladies:  -57kg Nicole Jenicek   Subsitute: Yacinta Nguyen Senior Me...

The Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation - Tressa Sheffied

Monday April 16th, 2012

Hey everybody! My school has organized an event through Inside Ride in order to raise money for The Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and the survival rates of children and adolescents with cancer. ...

Stability on Judo Ontario Board of Directors

Monday September 19th, 2011

Toronto — The Annual General Meeting of Judo Ontario was held September 18, 2011 at its offices in Toronto. Under the constitution that was adopted last year, one half of the Board must stand for election each year. Judo Ontario yesterday confirmed that i...

Judo Canada launches new modern web site

Wednesday August 31st, 2011

For immediate releaseJudo Canada launches new modern web siteto better meet needs of its clientsOTTAWA – Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 – Wanting to offer an information forumthat is more accessible to all its clients, Judo Canada has just launched abrand new and...

Three Canadian on the Podium in Sao Paulo

Monday June 27th, 2011

Montréal, June 26, 2011 – The Canadians imposed their will on Sunday, day two of the World Cup judo competition, which took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ontario native, Kelita Zupancic, battled her way to a silver medal in the under 70 kg class, while Que...

Zupancic wins bronze

Monday June 20th, 2011

Ontario athlete reaches podium for first time at Grand Slam event Montreal, June 19, 2011 – Kelita Zupancic won the bronze medal in women’s 70 kilos Sunday at a Grand Slam judo competition in Rio de Janeiro. It was her first career podium appearance ...

Zupancic Impresses in Moscow

Monday May 30th, 2011

For immediate release Moscow Judo Grand SlamZupancic Impresses in Moscow Montreal, May 29, 2011 – Kelita Zupancic impressed this Sunday at the Moscow Judo Grand Slam; the Ontario native reached the quarter finals of the Under 70kg category, and finish...

Olympic Qualifying

Wednesday April 13th, 2011

  Several Canadian judokas in good position for Olympic qualifying   Montreal, April 12th, 2011 – The Pan-American Judo Championships, presented in Guadalajara twelve days ago, marked the halfway point in the Olympic qualifying process for the Lo...

ONTARIO YOUTH INTERNATIONAL OPEN & ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL OPEN

Monday April 11th, 2011

  Announcement   Judo Ontario has moved the Ontario Open to May 19, 20, 2012 to better address the needs of our athletes by providing them with an opportunity to test their competitive skills late in a season in preparation for the National Championships. I...

Egypt World Cup Cancelled

Friday March 4th, 2011

International Judo Federation Due to the current political climate, as well as to the possible security risks occuring in Egypt the Executive Committee of the International Judo Federation has decided to cancel the 2011 edition of the Egypt World Cup.The decision was...

Judo Ontario Names Athletes to Represent Ontario at the 2011 Canada Winter Games

Tuesday February 1st, 2011

For Immediate Release January 25, 2011 JUDO ONTARIO NAMES ATHLETES TO REPRESENT ONTARIO AT THE 2011 CANADA WINTER GAMES. Toronto, ON - Judo Ontario will be sending a strong team to the 2011 Canada Winter Games scheduled Feb. 11-27 in Halifax, NS. The Judo Ontario Tea...

JUDO ONTARIO ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND PRICES

Wednesday November 3rd, 2010

    Judo Ontario today announced new membership categories and prices for the 2010-11 season.  These changes reflect the need for membership categories that recognize Recreational members and for Full members that require all services.  &nbs...

QUEBEC OPEN

Tuesday October 19th, 2010

  MEDIA RELEASE JUDO ONTARIO ATHLETES REACH PODIUM AT QUEBEC OPEN Judo Ontario once again sent a strong team to the Quebec Open and reached the medal podium 56 times in Montreal.   Ontario athletes captured 17 gold, 15 silver and 24 bronze medals in...

JUDO ONTARIO NAMES NEW CHAIRPERSONS

Thursday October 7th, 2010

Toronto — With a sense of inclusion and responsibility to the membership of Judo Ontario, the Board of Directors today announced the new list of Chairpersons responsible for 20 different working committees. Each Chair will be responsible for the direction and c...

Canadian Team returns from PanAm Championship

Wednesday September 8th, 2010

September 8, 2010   Toronto, ON – The Canadian Team of Visually Impaired Judoka, coached by Mr. Tom Thomson from Brantford, Ontario returned with the fully decorated team from Orlando, Florida, where the 2010 PanAmerican Championships took place this past ...

AGM Media Release

Monday August 30th, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 30, 2010 JUDO ONTARIO ELECTS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS Toronto — With its sights clearly set on change and a new direction for the association, Judo Ontario yesterday elected a new Board of Directors. The election of Bri...

High Performance Coaching Symposium. Don't miss out!

Thursday July 29th, 2010

    JUDO ONTARIO HOSTS HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING SYMPOSIUM Toronto — With coaching education clearly a key value for the association, Judo Ontario is hosting a two day high performance coaching and training symposium on August 7-8, 2010 at the Cres...

Ontario Coaches Week

Monday April 19th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 19, 2010 Ontario Coaches Week: Celebrating the Positive Influence of CoachesTORONTO, April 19, 2010 – In the afterglow of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver, Canadians have been inspired to get of the couch and ma...

Coaches Association of Ontario Celebrates Coaching Excellence at Annual Conference

Tuesday March 2nd, 2010

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release March 1, 2010   COACHES ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO CELEBRATES COACHING EXCELLENCE AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE   Guelph: The Coaches Association of Ontario celebrated nine outstanding coaches from all levels of sport at the 2010 Coach...

City kicks out welcome mat

Wednesday November 4th, 2009

  November 15, 2009 Norman Rogers Airport has helped Kingston land Judo Ontario's oldest and most prestigious tournament. More than 500 athletes from most of the provinces and the United States will compete at the Ontario International Open, Nov. 7-8 at the K...

Membership Renewals

Friday October 2nd, 2009

Judo Ontario membership renewals are in full swing.  We have had hundreds of Judoka from across Ontario log-in to their account and pay online for their membership in the past couple of weeks.  To those Judoka, we would like to say thank you for your contin...

Registration/Renewal is OPEN

Monday August 31st, 2009

The Judo Ontario membership registration/renewal system is open.   If you are unfamiliar with how to renew your membership, please click the small banner on the homepage which talks about Judo Ontario membership... it has detailed instructions on how to register...

Judo Ontario membership registration/renewal

Tuesday August 18th, 2009

From the Judo Ontario Web Development Team,   We have currently disabled the ability to pay for your membership/renewal online.  The Judo Ontario Executive Committee is putting the final touches on the new membership program.  As soon as this is finali...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Sunday July 12th, 2009

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   To: Judo Ontario Members From: Mohamad Hassani, Secretary General Re: Annual General Meeting   Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of Judo Ontario will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2009. D...

Judo Ontario hires new Executive Director

Monday May 4th, 2009

May 4, 2009Toronto, ON – Judo Ontario is pleased to announce that Allan Koyanagi of Mississauga has been named as it’s new Executive Director effective May 4, 2009.  “Allan is a career sport administrator with 28 years of management and event e...

Hatashita 2008 article in the Toronto Sun

Friday November 21st, 2008

Young judoka off the couchBy Gregor Chisholm, Sun Media Jack Hatton is not your run-of-the-mill teenager.While a lot of his friends sit at home, eat junk food and play video games, the Grade 8 student from Glenville, N.Y., knows the value of good nutrition and t...

2008 Hatashita Results posted

Tuesday November 18th, 2008

All 2008 Hatashita Judo Tournament results have been posted on the results page.

A Night Out with the Argos

Wednesday October 8th, 2008

Judo Ontario presents... A Night Out with the Argos Game Date: Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Time: 7:30 P.M. Place: Rogers Centre, Toronto Cost: Students: $15, Adults: $25 Seats are located at 30 yard line, field level.   ...

Sign up on Judo Ontario's website and pay online

Friday September 5th, 2008

We apologize for any confusion which may have occurred during this transitional period to a new and exciting online payment system for your Judo Ontario membership.The system is now fully functional.  Please follow these steps to register on the Judo Ontario web...

Hall of Fame 2008

Thursday June 26th, 2008

Gosselin, Weldon enshrined in judo hall JAMES CHRISTIE Globe and Mail Update June 26, 2008 at 12:46 AM EDT Quebec and Ontario will provide more than half the fighters for the 2008 Canadian junior and juvenile championships, as the next generation of wou...

Atikmeksheng Anishnabek First Nation receives provincial community partnership award

Wednesday September 12th, 2007

Since the inception of its judo program in September 2006, Whitefish Lake First Nation has become a strong supporter of the sport of judo. The program represents a partnership between the community and the local non-profit judo club, Nickel Belt Budokan. Judo offer...