Contacts
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Head Office
Judo BC
(604) 333-3513
info@judobc.ca
www.judobc.ca

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Provincial Advisor
Jeremy Grant
(250) 317-7288
jeremy.grant.bc@gmail.com


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Assistant Provincial Advisor
Katie Thomson
(604) 333-3513
executivedirector@judobc.ca
www.judobc.ca/

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Zone Rep - Kootenays (Zone 1)
Leelen Samuelson
(250) 254-5841
leesam-57@hotmail.com


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Zone Rep - Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2)
Aubrey Comley
(250) 260-3885
aubcom@telus.net


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Zone Rep - Fraser Valley (Zone 3)
Layton Keely
(604) 832-9729
laytonkeely@gmail.co


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Zone Rep - Fraser River (Zone 4)
Gabriel De Sousa
(604) 339-8202
gabriela.s.desousa@gmail.com


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Zone Rep - Vancouver-Coastal (Zone 5)
Hiroshi Nishi
(604) 786-7455
seikidokan@gmail.com


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Zone Rep - Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6)
Mike Turner
(250) 896-5836
mdjturner@gmail.com


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Zone Rep - North West (Zone 7)
Bernie Mattie
(250) 842-8284
bernard.mattie@gov.bc.ca


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Zone Rep - Cariboo-North East (Zone 8)
Aline Strasdin
(250) 612-9064
aline_strasdin@telus.net


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Technical Package for Judo

Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games
February 22-25, 2018

Technical packages provide details of the eligibility requirements as well as event and competition information.  In order to fully understand the rules and requirements for participation in the BC Games, it is expected that the BC Games General Rules will be read in addition to the sport-specific information contained in the technical package.
Technical Package for Judo last updated: February 23, 2017.
Be sure to check back for updates.

 

Venue:
South Kamloops Secondary
Age:
Under 16
Age Description:
Athletes must be born in 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006 to be eligible to compete. For Athletes born in 2006 only early bloomers as indentified by the zone reps and approved by BC Sport Development Director of Judo BC will be eligible.
Zone Team Composition:
14 athletes per zone; 8 male and 6 female
Wildcards:
20 wildcards (no more than 16 of one gender.) Wildcard selections are at the discretion of the Judo Provincial Advisor based on recommendations by Zone Representatives.
Maximum Athletes:
132
Coaches:
(See BC Games General Rules for information about the Adult Supervisor Role)

1 head coach and 1 assistant coach per zone (one of each gender). If a zone team brings over 14 athletes (i.e. Wildcards applied to this zone), 1 assistant coach or adult supervisor can be added. Assistant Coaches must be certified.

Every zone must name a head coach.  If assistant coaches have any NCCP training they are registered with the role "assistant coach", otherwise they are registered with the role "adult supervisor".  See BC Games General Rules for more information.

Officials:
(the number of Officials the sport is permitted to register as participants)

The sport is permitted to register 17 officials.

Transportation, accommodation, and meals, as arranged by the Host Society, will be provided for officials. See BC Games General Rules for more information.

Athlete Eligibility:

In addition to BC Games General Rules, the sport-specific eligibility requirements noted in this technical package are in effect for the 2018 BC Winter Games.

Athletes must be registered with Judo BC. Minimum rank of 4th kyu (orange belt). Athletes that medaled at the Open Nationals in 2017 are by default not eligible to compete in the BC Winter Games. An exception may be made on recommendation by the Judo BC Sport Development Director (SDD). The SDD will consider if their participation serves the Games overall target as a developmental tournament and the athlete's individual needs within the Judo Canada LTAD. Athletes may attend only one BC Winter Games in Judo.
Coach Eligibility:

Note that the role of head coaches and assistant coaches at the BC Games includes travelling to and from the Games with the team/zone, residing with the team/zone in BC Games accommodation, and acting in a supervisory capacity throughout the Games.

See BC Games General Rules for information about the roles of the head coach and assistant coach.

All head coaches must be minimum rank of black belt, fully certified at NCCP Level 2 (Dojo Instructor). Candidates must possess a desire to further their level of technical competence and coaching certification. Preference will be given to those candidates who have shown an active involvement in the Provincial/Regional program. Note: the role of coaches at the BC Games includes travelling to/from the Host Community with your team and residing in BC Games accommodation.

BC Games General Rules dictate the level of coach certification required for head coaches and assistant coaches unless otherwise stated in this Technical Package - click here for details.  A minimum of Making Ethical Decisions is required for all assistant coaches - more information can be found here.

Events and Categories:
Rules: U16 regulations as per the 2017 Judo Canada and Judo BC Tournament Standards. U14 age athletes (2005 & 2006) will be required to submit a declaration signed by their parent/guardian and coach acknowledging understanding of the U16 rules.

Male Weight Classes: 9 weight categories Female Weight Classes: 9 weight categories Team competition will follow the 2017 Judo Canada Tournament Standards. Weigh in will be held the afternoon prior to the start of the competition. Weight categories may be combined or split within the limits of the prevailing Judo Canada Tournament standards.
Equipment:
Zone Selections and Registration Deadline: 

BC Games Society requires all registration be completed using the BC Games Participant Online Registration process no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018, unless an earlier date is set by the Provincial Sport Organization and is included in this technical package.  See BC Games General Rules for registration procedures.

Judo BC states that all zone competitions are to be completed by November 26, 2017 and the zone team selected by December 1, 2017. A supplementary package as approved by technical committee will be provided to the zone representatives to explain how the zone trials and selections are to be conducted.
Accommodation and Transportation:

Also see BC Games General Rules for further details about accommodation and transportation.

All participants under 19 years of age are required to stay in BC Games accommodation and to be supervised by adult members of their zone team.
Medals:

The Minus-One Rule will be implemented for all sports. This means that when there are four or more competitors or teams, Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals will be awarded; when there are three competitors or teams, Silver and Gold medals will be awarded, and when there are two competitors or teams only a Gold medal will be awarded. For more details about BC Games medals, review the BC Games General Rules.

Medals will be awarded in each event within the parameters of the BC Games Society Minus-One Rule. There will be two bronze medals for categories of five or more competitors.

A trophy will be awarded from Judo BC to the Zone with the most points from individual and team results.




Participant information is collected under the authority of the BC Games Society. The information provided will be used to determine eligibility to participate in the 2018 BC Winter Games. On confirmation of eligibility the information will be used to arrange liability insurance coverage to address any claims arising from the voluntary participation of registered participants in the 2018 BC Winter Games. The name, hometown, sport, and results of registered participants will be provided to media outlets and available on the BC Games Society and the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Society websites for the purpose of acknowledging selection for participation and placing. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of registered participants may be used in non-commercial promotion/development of sport and/or the BC Summer and/or BC Winter Games or the BC Games Society. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of Games participants may be provided to the Premier and/or the Minister responsible for the Games, and/or to members of the legislative assembly, and/or to local members of parliament, and/or to the media for the purposes of recognition, and/or to a local municipal volunteer agency or department and/ or to BC Games sport partners for the purpose of recognition and/or informing of sport-related and/or training opportunities and/or to school principals and/or school district superintendents for the purpose of recognition and acknowledgement. For questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the BC Games Society at 200 -990 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3K2 or (250) 387-1375 or info@bcgames.org.

Volunteers and participants may be protected for their actions vis a vis third party claims through the liability insurance for the Games but are not covered for any personal claims for injury or accident. Participants and volunteers agree to release, discharge and undertake not to commence action against the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games Society, the Province of British Columbia, and the BC Games Society from any and all claims and causes of action, or liability of any kind whatsoever for injuries, property damage, or death which in any way results from participating or volunteering in the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games.

The BC Games Society will not be liable for any communication between a BC Games Society participant and/or volunteer and any third party group that receives the participant and/or volunteer contact information list from the BC Games Society after the two year period expires under the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Act (an Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act S.C. 2010, c. 23) (“Act”). The two year period begins at the conclusion of the 2018 BC Winter Games. This clause is a defence to any violation under the Act regarding any communication between a third party group and a participant and/or volunteer of the BC Games Society that occurs after the two year period has expired. By completing a volunteer registration form (online or paper copy) or being registered to attend the 2018 BC Winter Games participants and volunteers are agreeing to all of the terms outlined in this conditions of entry agreement.