The dust has settled over Beverwijk, as the greatest tournament on the planet is done, and done successfully! This is the aftermovie and we hope it will give you a reason to attend this major Special Needs tournament next year: April 12-14, 2019.
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.
|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 – 08:30||Weigh-in for remaining judoka|
|09:00 – 12:00||Special Needs World Judo Games 2018
|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|
|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.|
The organisation of the 20th Beverwijk tournament BXX is calling for all participants who need a visa to come to the Netherlands, to apply for one as soon as possible. Processing time for a visa can take up to 60 days. Read the full article HERE.
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!
In 2018 the SNJU in conjunction with the SNJU will organise the very first SN Judo World Games in Beverwijk on the occasion of its 20th year anniversary. This event is open every special needs judoka in the world in levels 1, 2 and 3
If you are interested in participating, or in the events surrounding the World Judo Games, then please click HERE to subscribe yourself to the newsletter (preferably using your Facebook account) and select the category “BEVERWIJK 2018 EN”
If you are aware of other interested clubs or persons, then please do not hesitate to point them to this website.
For our friends abroad who are not yet aware of the five-level classification (in use in most European countries, as well as the Special Olympics): A document about this can be downloaded HERE.