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4TH JUNE - PRESENTATION TO BUDOKAN’S NSW STATE TEAM MEMBERS

On Tuesday 4th June between the Junior and Senior classes, we will be making presentations to all Budokan athletes and officials participating in the Nationals.

  • If you are participating in the Nationals please wear a WHITE JUDOGI.
  • Seniors, please come to the club early and be on the mat by 6.45pm.

CLUB TRAINING CANCELLED ON THESE DATES

Due to the amount of club athlete and coach participation at the Nationals over the 7th – 10th June long weekend at the Gold Coast, some classes will have to be cancelled as follows:

  • Thursday 6th June – Junior and Senior classes
  • Saturday 8th June – Competition Junior and Senior classes
  • Monday 10th June – Beginner and Kyu Grade Senior Class
  • Tuesday 11th June – Senior class.  (The Junior class will be held)

KEY DATES & CALENDAR

  1. 7 - 9 Jun 24              2024 Nationals, Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Carrara
  2. 14 Jul 24                  NSW Community Series 1
  3. 25 Aug 24                 NSW Community Series 2
  4. 30Jun24 or 1Sep24  Budokan Mons and Juniors (likely to be cancelled)
  5. 8 Sep 24                   NSW Community Series 3
  6. 20 – 21 Sep 24         Open Schools Ch/Ship and Brisbane International – Nathan, Brisbane
  7. 18 Oct 24                  Open Club Team Ch/Ship – Broadmeadows VIC
  8. 10 Nov 24                 NSW Community Series 4
  9. 23 Nov 24 (TBC)      Christmas Party – Ryde Aquatic Centre
  10. 5 Dec 24                   Budokan Awards Night

NEW CLUB EQUIPMENT STORAGE

Thanks to Committee member Andras Koltai for designing, sourcing, procuring and installing (with a bit of help) the new storage shelving units which have completely decluttered the area which was used to store the equipment used by our Dinos and Mons classes.  Thanks also to Committee members Nick and Kenny and the other Dads who cleaned up that corner of the hall (including the spare mats and chairs) in preparation for the new shelving units. Great effort – great result.

  • Note to new members: please do not allow siblings of children participating in classes to access any of the equipment stored in these units or in the event that they have been left out of the units. It is not for their use and using the equipment outside Judo classes poses a risk to your children and the club.

MOVIE NIGHT – 18TH MAY

We had not run one of these nights for some time and this one was another great success. Great fun sitting/lying on crash-mats in the club, watching movies, eating cinema food. Thanks to everyone who attended and supported this event. This one was a fundraiser organised by, and with proceeds going to the Cadets who travelled earlier in the year for European Cup events in Poland and Germany: Max Zollinger, Aaron Xu, and Nikola Dobric. Well done guys for organising this. A number of athletes slept overnight in the hall and we ran training in the morning for Juniors and Seniors who will represent NSW at the Nationals.