Upcoming Events, Grading, and Course

  • 2024 Alberta Winter Games – February 16-19, 2024
  • Judo Alberta December Yudansha Grading – December 9, 2023
    • Please review full details here.
    • All candidates for Competitive and Technical stream must enter their application into the on-line system https://judocanada.org/grading/ no LATER than November 3, 2023.
  • Dojo Instructor Course – October 28-29, 2023
    • Please review full details here.
    • Register online at coach.ca and select the Workshop Calendar to find the course. You will have to login to the Locker to register, so have your NCCP # and password available along with credit card information.

Notice of the 2023 Judo Alberta Annual General Meeting

Dear Members,

Please click here for the official notice of the 2023 Judo Alberta Annual General Meeting. The AGM will once again be held virtually on November 26th, 2023 at 3:00 PM via Microsoft Teams. Members must complete the AGM Registration Form by November 12, 2023 to confirm attendance. Meeting instructions will be distributed to everyone that is registered.

There are 5 executive committee positions available. Please email judo@judoalberta.com to find out more and with your interest. 

Additionally, please click here for the Judo Alberta Proxy Form for those members who are unable to attend and wish to pass their vote to another member. All signed Proxy Forms are to be submitted no later than November 25, 2023 in order to validate each member.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Thank you!

Please note, the original notice is out of date. Our proxy form is available until November 25th.


Edmonton Area Kata

Nage no kata / Grading Preparation Sessions

Purpose: To provide assistance to anyone interested in getting ready for the
December Black Belt Grading. The focus audience is Shodan and Nidan
candidates but instructors or any interested in nage no kata or gradings
are invited.

When: Tuesdays from starting from October 3 to October 24 at 6:30-8:30pm.
Each session will build on the previous one.
Where: Tokugawa Dojo, 9647-62 Avenue, Edmonton

i. Explanation of grading process
ii. Basics of Nage no kata (3 and 5 sets)
iii. Suggestions on demonstrating waza
iv. Judo knowledge information
If less time is needed over the four weeks, then we can move to
other katas. These sessions would be informal (not for points).

Presented by: Gord Okamura, National Kata Coach and Provincial Grading Committee member

Contact: Gord Okamura email address: gyokamura@gmail.com

Sunday Kata

Join the Tolide Judo Kwai in Fort Saskatchewan every Sunday from 3:00-4:30pm for a devoted Kata practice, with several knowledgeable and champion Kata practitioners there to assist.

EYJS Monthly Tournaments

The Society’s focus is the development of people through the sport of Judo; and, the growth of Judo through tournament participation. EYJS monthly tournaments are limited to lower ranks (yellow-5K to green-3K belts) and associated training camps to develop and grow these individuals.

These events are also training grounds for referees, time/score/draw keepers. Please register for each tournament below:
October 7, 2023 – Online Registration
November 4, 2023 – Online Registration
December 2, 2023 – Online Registration
January 6, 2024 – Online Registration
February 10, 2024 – Online Registration
June 8, 2024 – Online Registration

Registration Links for the 2024 Edmonton International Judo & Kata Championship

Registration Links for the 2024 Edmonton International Judo & Kata Championship

2024 Edmonton International Judo & Kata Championship

EIJC Technical Package: http://www.edmontonjudo.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/2024-EIJC-FINAL.pdf

EIJC Athlete Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024EIJC

Coach Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-coach-registration-edmonton-international-judo-championship/487421/

Referee Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-referee-registration-edmonton-international-judo-championship/487422/

Kata Technical Package: http://www.edmontonjudo.com/events/edmonton-international-judo-championship/2024-kata-final/

Kata Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-EIKata

Judge Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-EIKataJudge



Hello everyone, 

Judo Alberta will be offering early in season regional training sessions in Edmonton and Calgary. Please share this information with judoka who have the goal of attending the 2023 Vernon Camp, MB Open, Eastern Tour and 2024 Open Nationals. These camps will help lay a foundation for the busy early season.


Friday September 22, 2023 @ St. Albert Judo Club, 42C Riel Dr, St. Albert


Saturday September 23, 2023@ Tokugawa Judo Club, 9647 62nd Avenue, Edmonton

8:30AM to 9:30AM – Uchi-komi & Fitness

10:00AM to 11:30PM – Technical, Drilling & NW Randori

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Judoka who will participate in this Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie:



Hiro’s Judo Club

 #115 1919 – 27th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta

Saturday September 23, 2023

Time: 3:30PM to 4:30PM – Uchi-komi & Drilling  

Time: 5:00PM to 7:00PM – Technical & Randori

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Judoka who will participate in this Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie:


2023-2024 Judo Alberta Calendar of events: 


2024 Open Nationals Selection/Funding Criteria 


Have a great day, 

Ewan Beaton

Judo Alberta HP Coach 

2023/24 Schedule of Events


2023/24 Schedule of Events

2023-2024 Judo Alberta/Judo Canada Fees

Please see our 2023/2024 Judo Alberta and Judo Canada Fees.



Tickets on Sale for the 2023 Pan American Oceania Championship

Tickets on Sale for the 2023 Pan American Oceania Championship

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding – April-August 2023

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding – April-August 2023

The Judo Alberta HP Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athlete 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 this round of elite athlete funding for costs incurred from events participated in from April 2023 to August 2023.  

April 2023 to August 2023
Name National & International Events Judo Club Funding
Loic Beaton Cadet World Lethbridge  $     900.00
Marianna Karas Cadet World Kodokwai  $     900.00
Habib Said Mohammad Cadet World Kodokwai  $     900.00
Marla Batbayar Cadet World Lethbridge  $     900.00
Kiera Westlake Dominican & Peru PJC Cups Lethbridge  $     600.00
Charlize Medilo Junior Summer European Tour Lethbridge  $     600.00
 $  4,800.00

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


Judo Alberta High Performance Committee

Alberta Sport ConnectionNCCPOur Sponsors