1. NSW 2017 STATE SQUAD NOMINATIONS
Nominations are now sought from interested athletes and need to be completed by athletes by no later than Friday 28 April 2017.
As a guideline, athletes will need to have participated in two NSW selection tournaments (see below) to be eligible for NSW State Squad for the 2017 Nationals.
Other categories have the following eligibility criteria:
Final State Team assessment and selection will also be based on State Squad Training participation (both sessions attended and athlete training session performance). This assessment and selection will be completed by the State Coaching Team.
Consideration will be given for extenuating circumstances (eg injury) where an athlete doesn’t meet the above criteria.
Other nominations will also be considered on a 'case-by-case' basis by the NSW Coaching Team.
Athletes will need to complete a State Squad Inclusion Request (click here) if they fall into this category.
Extra Division Entries
Athletes can make additional (Extra Division) entries with a single transaction by selecting 'Enter Additional Events' on the final registration page before the payment section.
Note - you must enter for your primary Age Category (eg Cadet, Junior, Masters) prior to entering any Extra Divisions.
Nominations & Payments
Judo NSW payment method is Debit/Credit Card (we accept Mastercard or Visa) only.
Please ensure you nominate and make payment online by Friday 28 April 2017 to avoid risk of non-entry to the 2017 NSW State Squad. Nominations and Payments will not be accepted at the Camp.
Athlete Image Upload
All nominating athletes are required to upload a JPEG image of themselves.
The image requirements are passport style (ie head and shoulders) minimum dimension of 4.5mm high by 4.0mm wide but no greater than 250Kb file size.
The file name needs to be: First Name-Family Name-DOB - eg “Bob-Jones-1Jun99.jpg”.
This image is required for identification purposes at the 2017 National Titles.
2. STATE SQUAD TRAINING PROGRAM
Training Program and Annual Camp
Our Junior & Senior State Squad will commence their program with our Annual Training Camp on 6 & 7 May 2017 at the Judo NSW Training Centre, 1 Jamieson St, Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park (click here for site map).
Attendance at this training camp is a mandatory requirement for ALL Seniors and Juniors for inclusion in the 2017 NSW State Team.
Junior & Senior Squad Training Sessions will then be held 3X per week (Mon/Wed/Sat) at our Judo NSW Training Centre.
The Kata Team will also conduct a State Kata Training Camp on 29-30 April and train at the Judo NSW Training Centre on Saturdays (10-12noon). Participation at this Camp is compulsory for all State Kata Team Members.
These training programs are subject to change.
3. NON STATE SQUAD MEMBERS AND INTERSTATE VISITORS – TRAINING CAMP ONLY OPTION
Non State Squad Members and Interstate Visitors can also register to participate at this Training Camp.
For ‘Kata’ Camp (29-30 April) you need to login before Friday 28 April and select the Camp Only entry type.
For ‘Shiai’ Camp (6-7 May) you need to login before Friday 5 May and select the Camp Only entry type.
Final Acceptance of athletes to participate in the Training Camp will be made by the NSW State Coaches prior to the start of the camp.
4. TEAM APPAREL & MERCHANDISE
In 2017 we will have a range of team-wear (including ‘hoodies’, polo tops & T-shirts) for team members, support staff and others interested in supporting our team at the Gold Coast (click here to see the range).
‘Team’ items must be ordered by squad members at the time of nominating for the state squad.
‘Team Support’ wear can be ordered by anyone separately via our Judo NSW online shop (click here).
Changes to clothing sizes can be made at the State Training Camp on 6&7 May 2017.
All team members are expected to wear our Judo NSW team uniform including the ‘Hoodie’ & T/shirt during the 2017 Nationals.
Athletes participating in the Team ‘Walk-on’ & Opening Ceremony should wear the ‘hoodie’ t/shirt and white judogi pants.
5. 2017 NATIONAL TITLES SCHEDULE
The national JFA Sports Director has announced the following competition schedule for this year’s 2017 Nationals.
Friday 9 June
Saturday 10 June
Sunday 11 June
Monday 12 June
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