British Open Adaptive and Visually Impaired Judo Championships 2019

Welcome to the British Open Adaptive and VI Judo Championships 2019.

This event is hosted by the Welsh Judo Association.

Please find below all event information, contact details and event entry form.

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Event Information

Tournament Date:

Saturday 17th August 2019

Venue:

Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9SW

Eligibility:

Players must be a minimum of 8 years of age. There is no upper age limit.  All players must hold a full licence of one of the following governing bodies – BJA, JudoScotland, WJA, NIJF, BJC, AJA or an organisation affiliated to the EJU or IJF.

Maximum number of Competitors 225

Registration:                       

Levels 1 & 2 & VI  08.30 – 09.30 hrs Level 3, 4 & 5 can also weigh in

Levels 3, 4 & 5   11.00 – 12.00 hrs

 

Closing Date:                         Friday 9th August 2019

Entry Fee:                              £25   (entry must be made by completing the online entry form)

Spectators:                             1-Day Ticket               £5

Spectator tickets will be available on the door at the venue from 08:30 during the event weekend (all tickets are subject to availability).

For more information on the venue please visit: http://sport.wales/about-us/sport-wales-national-centre/about-us.aspx

Entry Form

Event Enquiries

All event enquiries should be directed to Welsh Judo Association

Address:
Sport Wales National Centre,
Sophia Gardens,
Cardiff,

CF11 9SW

Telephone:

02920 334945

E-mail:

office@welshjudo.com

Travel and Accommodation

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Finding the Venue

Sport Wales National Sports Centre

Sophia Close

Cardiff

CF11 9SW

http://sport.wales/about-us/sport-wales-national-centre/about-us.aspx

PARKING:

The Sport Wales National Centre is located within Cardiff City Centre parkland. Transport links are very convenient either by public transport or by car.  Parking is available free although spaces are limited. There is a large Council pay and display car park within easy walking distance of the Centre.

TRAINS & COACHES:

All mainline trains and long distance coaches arrive at Cardiff Central Train and Bus Station. Regular intercity and high speed trains leave for Cardiff from all major cities in the UK.

Please visit www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk or www.centraltrains.co.uk for the latest information.

BY BUS

Regular express coaches leave for Cardiff from most major locations in the UK.

Please visit www.nationalexpress.com for further information.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

There are several options for the short onward journey to the Centre.

From Cardiff Central Train and Bus Station bus numbers 24, 25 and 62 go to Cathedral Road which is a two minute walk from the Centre. rom Cardiff Train station

The journey takes about 5 minutes. from station

The 15 minute walk takes you along the banks of the River Taff, past the Millennium Stadium, and through Bute Park where you can enjoy views of Cardiff Castle.

You can download a map here

By Air:

Cardiff City Airport:    https://www.cardiff-airport.com/

Bristol City Airport:    https://www.bristolairport.co.uk/

If you require airport transfer please add this when entering on the online entry form.

Accommodation

Hotel information:

There are several B&B establishments on Cathedral Road, Click on the link to source accommodation.  This road is next to the Sports Venue:

https://www.google.com/search?q=cathedral+road+b%26b+cardiff&rlz=1C1GCEU_enGB834GB834&oq=cathedral+road+B%26B&aqs=chrome.0.0j69i57j0l2.7548j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Refreshments

Café facilities are available within the Sports Venue carrying a wide range of food and beverages.

Contest Level Help Sheet

CONTEST LEVEL HELP SHEET

LEVEL 1 (‘Good’ level player)

This judoka can train and compete with mainstream players.  This competitor has a good understanding of the meaning and goal of the competition.

(CRITERIA: This judoka is very capable of taking part in competition).

LEVEL 2  (‘Medium-good’ level player)

This judoka can train and take part in randori with mainstream players.  This judoka mostly understands the meaning and goal of the competition.

(CRITERIA: This judoka is capable of taking part in competition).

LEVEL 3 (Medium’ level player)

This judoka can take part in training with mainstream players but only competes in special competitions with competitors of the same level.

CRITERIA: This judoka understands the rules, meaning and goal of the competition.)

LEVEL 4 (‘Medium-weak’ level player)

This judoka may only be capable of taking part in special training and competitions.  This judoka needs guiding during the competition but generally understands the rules and goal of a competition.

CRITERIA: This judoka needs guiding during the competition but understands the rules and goal of a competition).

LEVEL 5  (‘Weak’ level player)

This judoka may only be capable of taking part in special training and competitions with specialist care.  This judoka needs a lot of guidance during the competition.  The competition might need to be adjusted to the competitors.  Due to safety considerations this judoka may be restricted to compete only on the ground (ne-waza).

CRITERIA: This judoka needs a lot of guidance during the competition.  The competition may need to be adjusted to suit the judoka’s capabilities.