Open Romanian Special Needs Judo Tournament

INVITATION OPEN SPECIAL NEEDS JUDO TOURNAMENT – 2018 Cluj Napoca – ROMANIA

DOWN Bucharest Association as affiliate member of SNJU and partner of the Association AGA Down Sindrom Cluj Napoca announces the organization of the “Judo Adaptive Camp Adapted to People with Special Needs” in September 8-10, 2018, a project approved by the Cluj Napoca City Hall, the Local Council of Cluj-Napoca and the Direction of Social and Medical Assistance.
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Save the date: Open European Special Needs 2019: April 30-June 2

Another SNJU-Endorsed Tournament!

Frövi Judo in Lindesberg will be the second candidate for the organisation of the Open European Special Needs Judo tournament! Please see their invitation below.

Book your flight!

Please book your flights to arrive at Arlanda airport 30/5 2019.
We will have 2 buses to take you to Lindesberg from the airport. The first bus will depart preliminary at 13.00 and the second bus will depart preliminary at 17.00. Please consider these bus departures for your arrival. Let us know if that is not possible.

We will have a conference room at the Arlanda airport for your convenience if you have to wait for a while before the bus leaves.

We will also have 2 busses with different departure times for the trip back to Arlanda airport on 2/6/2019.

Open European Special Needs 2019 in Lindesberg Sweden!

Welcome to Frövi Judo and the beautiful town of Lindesberg.
We welcome you all for a great Judo event with judokas from all over Europe.
We will have great training sessions and of course a competition for all levels.
Please follow our event webpage: http://oesn.frovijudo.se

All-inclusive offer

We will have an all-inclusive offer ready soon.

All accommodation will be booked by us.
We will offer 3 different sleeping accommodations:
• School classroom -Bring your own sleeping bag and air mattress
• Hostel with 6 bunkbeds per room -shared bathroom
• Hotel with several options of bed combinations

All options are within walking distance to the venue. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at the venue regardless of sleeping accommodation, and will be included in the price.
Information will be updated on: http://oesn.frovijudo.se
Welcome Frövi Judo

Final schedule for the BENG!XX tournament in Beverwijk (NL)


SNJF have completed the enrollment, poules have been completed and can be found HERE, their volunteer army is briefed and poised to go, and the first guests have arrived from Brasil and Japan.. Brace yourself, for BENG!XX is upon us!

This is the schedule for BENG!XX as published earlier this week. Please subscribe to the specialneedsjudo.nl website to be kept up-to-date on developments.

Schedule

Friday evening april 13th 2018
15:00 – 17:00 Divisioning workshop (English spoken)

We invite all our judoka and coaches present in NL to attend this workshop, especially the judoka that did not participate in our tournament before, as we will do their actual divisioning during this workshop. Please wear your Gi, it is very interactive!

17:00 – 18:00 Referee, Rules and Regulations seminar (English spoken)
17:00 – 18:00 Weigh-in for judoka already present
Saturday april 14th 2018
08:00 Venue opens
08:00 – 08:30 Weigh-in for remaining judoka
09:00 – 12:00 Special Needs World Judo Games 2018
Levels 1-3
13:00 – 17:00 SNWJG Kata Tournament
17:00 – 18:00 Coach workshop (Come in Gi!)
20:00 – 23:00 Party in Assumburg Castle
Sunday april 15th 2018
08:00 Venue opens
09:00 – 12:30 Ben van der Eng Memorial, morning session
Levels 1-5, judoka under 16yrs
12:30 – 13:30 Intermission, with the ladies band 3eigenwijs!
13:30 – 17:30 Ben van der Eng Memorial, afternoon session
Levels 1-5, judoka 16yrs and older
On Saturday, people who do not participate in the contest can be transported by one of our shuttles to the Beverwijk Bazaar (link in Dutch) where you can have fun and maybe score some cheap bargains! The trip costs 2 Euros vice versa, to be paid to the driver.Pickup will take place at about 17:00 in an agreed spot.

Pajulahti Games and OESN report


The SNJU would like to congratulate and the thank the host and organisers of this year’s Pajulahti Games / Special Needs Open European Judo Championships which was held in Finland recently.
The event was a huge success with competitors from all over Europe in attendance.

The weekend started on Thursday with the arrival of the many international delegations to the fantastic Pajulahti Paralympic Sports Centre in Lahti, Finland.
Friday was action filled and kicked off with a huge two hour training session with all the athletes, coaches and officials. The tatami was filled with over 200 people enjoying the playful and social gathering of new and old friends. After training everyone returned to the food hall to refuel for the afternoon divisioning session. Lead by the SNJU team of Tycho, James, Tomas and Cecilia, the athletes were grouped in pools of equal abilities/level and again enjoyed another playful two hour training session.
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Time schedule for the Pajulahti Games OESN

Time schedule for the Pajulahti Games / OESN

This is the tentative schedule for the Pajulahti Games to be held in January 2018 in Pajulahti, Finland.

WEDNESDAY
Wednesday Arrival day
THURSDAY
Thursday Self made programs for example the Husky Safari
There are also activities in the Pajulahti area.
FRIDAY
Friday Morning 09:30 – 11:30 Training with Judo-Games
Friday Afternoon 13:00- 15:30 Time off to walk on the Lake
Friday late Afternoon 16:00- 18:00 Divisioning
Friday Evening 19:30 – 21:30 Education about Refereeing
SATURDAY
Saturday Morning Competition
Saturday Afternoon Education (Possible topic Judo & Down Syndrome & other disabilities)
Saturday Night Party/international get together
SUNDAY
Sunday Morning Training session
Sunday Departure day

Registration is open for the greatest Special Needs Judo event on the planet!

The registration for Beverwijk 2018 is open! SNJF from The Netherlands, in conjunction with SNJU will organise the greatest Special Needs Judo event on the planet for the 20th time! And for this special edition, the Saturday of the tournament has been renamed to the Special Needs World Judo Games to emphasise the presence of judoka from all over the world.

This great tournament takes place on april 14 and 15, 2018, in three parts:

  • The Special Needs World Judo Games, the top tournament for levels 1, 2 and 3 (14/4)
  • The SNWJG Kata tournament (14/4)
  • The great Ben van der Eng Memorial Tournament for all levels (15/4)

As always, surrounded by music, seminars and fun!

You can view the information and sign-up pages HERE.

See you in Beverwijk!