YOUR SUPPORT IS ESSENTIAL
In accordance to its mission and vision, Judo Canada strives to provide the best environment for athletes at all levels to perform and enjoy the practice of judo. You can help us make a difference by donating here.
“It is not important to be better than someone else, but to be better than yesterday.”
Without the support of the community nothing would be possible. Clubs, Athletes, Coaches, Referees and Volunteers they all say THANK YOU.
Brad Farrow Bursary
The Brad Farrow Bursary is awarded to promising non-carded athletes who stand out for their commitment and dedication to training. Brad Farrow was inducted into the Judo Canada Hall of Fame as an athlete in 1997 for his outstanding performance during his career with the National Team. His outstanding results include: Three-time member of the Olympic team and eleven-time Canadian champion. Mr. Farrow wanted to give back to his sport and this bursary relies fully from his contribution.
BRAD FARROW HISTORY
2020-2021: Marc Deschesne & Mina Coulombe (December 29, 2020)
2019-2020: Marc Deschesne & Coralie Godboult (March 20, 2020)
2018-2019: Hakim Chala & Alexandre Arencibia (April 16, 2019)
2017-2018: Marc Deschesne & Mina Coulombe (Feb 23, 2018)
2015-2016: Maxim Coté (Nov 18, 2016) Francois Gauthier-Drapeau Alex Marineau
2014-2015: Patrick Cantin & Simon Gaudreault
2013-2014: Beatrice Valois-Fortier & Simon Gaudreault (May 26, 2014)
2012-2013: Marc Deschenes & Nicolas Dibartolo & Audrey Francis Methot (Jan 19, 2013)
2011-12: Marc Deschenes & Yacintha Nguyen (Jan 12, 2011)
2010-11: Justin Imagawa & Dylyaver Sheykhilyamov
2009-10: Antoine Valois-Fortier & Alexis Morin-Martel
NEW - Doug Rogers Bursary
As one of Judo Canada’s hero of the tatamis, Mr. Doug Rogers was inducted as an athlete into Judo Canada’s Hall of Fame in 1996 for outstanding national and international achievements as a member of Canada’s National Judo Team. Some of his many accomplishments include winning the first Olympic medal for Judo in Canada, the first world medal and being the 1972 flag bearer for Canada. Judo Canada decided to create two bursaries of 1000$ to support some deserving u18 athletes relocating to an RTC or NTC program.
South Of The Border
Judo Canada welcomes gifts from friends south of the border wishing to celebrate and show their support for Canadian Judo. Thanks to our collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Foundation, we have partnered with Charities Aid Foundation of America to enable U.S residents to make an impact on Judo Canada and our athletes, and receive a U.S tax receipt. Your donation will be automatically transferred to Judo Canada. Simply specify your wish to have your donation directed to Judo Canada on the donation form in the “Comments or Special Instructions” field, on the second page of the form. Online donations can be made here.
AEROPLAN Miles Program
Each year, Judo Canada invests more than $1 million in travel expenses for our athletes and coaches to get to locations around the world for training camps and tournaments. To offset the substantial cost of chasing fights, you can make a gift in the form of Aeroplan Miles. Thanks to your valuable in-kind gift, we will be able to redeem miles for our teams to travel to remote locations! Help our athletes take flight to their next podium result and give miles today by clicking on the button below.
Planning a legacy gift in the form of a bequest in your will or in the form of a donated life insurance to Judo Canada is an amazing way to demonstrate your love for our sport and your investment in high performance Judokas in Canada. A legacy gift allows you the satisfaction and joy of knowing that you are contributing to the ongoing success of Judo Canada without affecting your income during your lifetime. In addition, gifts made to charitable organizations will offer significant tax benefits and a bequest to Judo Canada will reduce the amount of taxes owed by your estate. For more information please contact us at [email protected]
Each HP Club banquet, Judo Canada host an auction to raise additional funds in support of our athletes’ dreams. In-kind gifts in the form of items and experiences to Judo Canada can make highly coveted items for our auctions! A hotel stay, a gift certificate for a restaurant, a vintage OG Judogi, a pair of tickets for a hockey game, and a trip to an amazing location, are just a few examples of prizes that appeal to our vibrant community of bidders! All funds generated from our auctions are injected back into our athletes and Canadian Judo system. To contribute a gift, contact [email protected]