Tournament Sanctioning for B level events.

Further to the introduction of the new Sacntion B level of tournaments organized in Canada,  please fill up the attached form and return it to Judo Canada by August 31, 2018 for all events organized in your Province/Territory that fall within the specified below description:

Sanction B _ Request- EN

  1. B) Sanction level B

Tournaments that are organized (or supported) by a provincial judo  organization and open to other provincial organizations or national organizations. The respective provincial judo organizations  are in charge of ensuring that the event complies with the standards of this Policy. Judo Canada  will not be involved in the organization or operation of “B” sanctioned competition.  A formal  request will need to be submitted to Judo Canada by August 31st of every year by the PTSO.  changes introduced to the 2018 Tournament Standard and Sanctioning Policy and int

Andrzej Sadej, Judo Canada

2018 Legion Athletic Camp

From July 29 to August 4, 2018, 26 athletes enjoyed learning judo at the Legion Athletic Judo Camp under the watchful eyes of the coaching staff:

  • Head coach: Gary Sova
  • Guest coach: Sergio Pessoa
  • Coaches
    • May Baldo-Oduca
    • Cole Hunt
    • Jeffrey Oduca
    • Patrick Tremblay-Sabourin

Judo Manitoba Women’s committee


The Inaugural meeting of the Judo Manitoba Women’s Committee was held on Aug 11th at the U of M

Chair: Linda Ward

Vice Chair: Xisra Winder

Members: Sonia Christ, May Baldo Oduca, Britni Trombo


Judo Canada Tournament Sanctions and Standards Policy

The Judo Canada Tournament Sanctions and Standards Policy has been updated and posted on:

Please pay attention to the following updates to the policy:

  • Tournament sanctioning protocol has changed – there are three level of sanctions and all Sanction B events in Canada must be approved by Judo Canada and the calendar of these events must be communicated to Judo Canada by August 31st  for all this level events planned for the season 2018/2019.
  • Rules regulating withdrawal of athlete from the competition due to concussion has been updated into consistency with Canadian standards.
  • U8 is now presented as a Judo Festival regulations – not as a competition regulations
  • Minor updates to the competition regulations for U10; U12 and U14
  • Medical Withdrawal form has been added to the policy
  • Release, indemnity, warranty and assumption of risk waiver has been added to the policy
  • Judo Canada’s Ne Waza competition regulations have been added to the policy.

2018 Jr. US Open, Fort Lauderdale , Florida

U-15 Men
Kelden Christ- Bonnell , 48kg , Nakamura judo club Bronze

U-18 Female
Sarah Ekosky, 57kg, Selkirk Judo club, 5 th

U-18 Men
Kaden Christ- Bonnell , 55 kg , Nakamura judo club Bronze
ARIK Mesongnik , 66kg, U of M judo club, 5th

U-21 Female
Samantha Ulrich, plus 78kg, West Kildonan Judo Club, Silver

U-21 Men
Kaden Christ- Bonnell , 55 kg , Nakamura judo club Bronze.

New Executive for Judo Manitoba

At the 2018 Judo Manitoba annual meeting on June 10 2018 a new executive was elected

President- Milton Good

Vice-president- Miguel Rueda

Treasurer -James Currie

Secretary – Gary Robinson

Directors at large Gary Sova and Brian Jones (Selkirk)

Executive Director Oscar Li

Dave Minuk stepped down as President after 37 years

Gary Sova stepped down as Vice-president after 35 years

Moe Oye stepped down as a director at large after 30 plus years

Brian Case outstanding Referee award

Brian Case of Portage Judo Club was selected by the Judo Manitoba Referee Committee as the Outstanding Referee for Manitoba for 2017-18 season. Brian received his award at the first annual awards dinner held on June 1st 2018