Benefits of Membership

Members in good standing of Judo Canada entitled to a complete range of benefits and services including, but not limited to:

Clubs

  • Direct club communication including: email (including weekly e-newsletter), phone and mail and website.
  • Club Registrar Handbook with information pertinent to the current season
  • A dedicated full-time Executive Director, Provincial Coach (p/t) and volunteer Board of Directors.
  • Partnership management with the Government of BC, Minister of Community, Sport & Cultural Development, Sport and Recreation Branch, Team BC Programs, Sport BC, Canadian Sport Centre Pacific, 2010 Legacies Now, BC Games Society, Coaches Association of BC, BC Athlete Voice, and Judo Canada
  • Funding for one representative at the Judo Canada Annual General Meeting
  • Coverage through Judo BC’s sport accident and liability insurance program for sanctioned events in and outside of club facilities ($5 million). Also included is coverage for Directors and Officers ($2 million – increased for 2009-10 from $1 million)
  • Access to the National Sport Trust Fund (donation processing for club based fundraising projects; tax receipt provided for $100 and above)
  • Access to program grants (i.e. viaSport and other sport sector grants)
  • Coaching Development courses

Participants

  • Eligibility to access the Athlete Assistance Program
  • Eligibility to access KidSport grants
  • Eligibility to access Travel Subsidies/Grants (i.e. BC Ferries: Sporting Life of the Coast, SportsFunder, etc.)
  • Eligibility to access the External Sport Credits Program
  • Eligibility to compete in Invitational and Provincial competitions and programs
  • Funding support for athletes attending Western Championships, Canadian Championships and selected International Competitions
  • Coverage through Judo BC’s sport accident and liability insurance program
  • Access to Judo BC sanctioned events such as competitions and camps
  • An open line of communication with the Judo BC office
  • Membership with Judo Canada
  • Access via email Judo BC’s weekly e-newsletter when email address is provided at registration.
  • Eligibility for Judo Canada recognition awards

Coaches and Officials

  • Access to Coaching/Refereeing and Judo BC Program Courses or Clinics
  • Access to Coaching/Refereeing and Judo BC Program Courses or Clinics
  • Access to subsidies for Coaching/Officiating Courses/Clinics/Evaluations
  • Coverage through Judo BC’s accident and liability insurance program
  • Access via email Judo BC’s weekly e-newsletter when email address is provided at registration.Membership with Judo Canada