December Dates

  • As announced by email, we are only having a single combined class Thursday December 13 from 7-8:30.
  • The last regional team workout in December is in Kelowna Sunday the 16th, from 10-noon.
  • We are having our  Christmas Potluck and Promotions dinner Thursday December 20th 6:30-8PM.
  • After the Christmas break, classes will resume on January 7th.

The Vernon Judo Club sent two competitors, three referees and three coaches to Steveston for the first event in the 2018 season. Nadine Bond got a bronze in her U16-44 division and a silver in U18-44. Kiyoshi Comley got bronze in U16-46—his first event as an under 16 competitor—where shimewa gets added for intermediate and advanced competitors. Sydney Grevatt both received her Provincial B refereeing accreditation and successfully demonstrated Nage no Kata in front of the provincial grading board to complete requirements for/receive her shodan first-degree black belt. We are all very proud of Sydney as these are significant achievements for a high school senior.  We are likewise proud of Donna who accepted the nomination to become the president of Judo BC at the November AGM.

The club still has space in our kids’ and adults’ classes.

Our Parents’ Association recenlty finished BC Societies Act updates and has received a new batch of fresh-pressed apple juice from Ringo En for our annual fundraiser.

We will be hosting our annual BC Open tournament at the curling rink April 5-6, 2019.

The location and date for our 75th anniversary celebration have been confirmed: the Vernon Lodge on October 5, 2019. It’s not too early to start collecting anecdotes, photos, and memorabilia. Mail vernonjudo@gmail.com if you would like to take part.

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