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We are pleased to share the following information regarding the Quest for Gold funding available to aspiring High Performance athletes. Please review the following details and if eligible, complete the registration form linked below.
- A total of 10 athletes will be allocation Quest for Gold funding (8 full cards, 4 half cards).
- Cards will be specifically allocated to the following categories:
1. Senior (Born in 2002 and before) 4 Full Cards (2 male, 2 female)
2. U21 (Born in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) 4 Full Cards (2 male, 2 female)
3. U18 (Born in 2006, 2007 & 2008) 4 Half Cards (2 male, 2 female)
- Funding will be $3,000 for full cards and $1,500 for half cards.
- Athlete must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (previously known as a Landed Immigrant).
- Athlete must be a permanent resident of Ontario for one year prior to his/her nomination for carding status, (and continue to be a permanent resident throughout the term of the agreement).
- Athletes who have achieved Canada Card status (carded by Sport Canada) are not eligible for Ontario Cards.
- Athletes must be living in and continuing to train in Ontario.
Additional Eligibility Criteria:
- Athlete must be a member in good standing with the Judo Ontario & Judo Canada;
- Athlete must demonstrate a commitment and dedication to a proper training and competitive program, the goal of which is to continue to train towards a national team position and Sport Canada carding;
- Athlete’s coach should be minimum Level 2 NCCP certified or trained status Competition Stream or the sport’s equivalent in the Instruction Stream, or be engaged in completing this training, as determined by the Judo Ontario;
- If eligible, the athlete must compete, and continue to compete solely for Ontario and/or Canada for one year from the date of receiving any prior QFG funding, at Canada Games and other national competitions involving provincial team competitions;
U18 & U21 – Selection Priority
1. U18 & U21 Athletes training full time at National Training Centre, Montreal. (as per definition NTC Guide - Judo Canada). If there are more eligible athletes than available cards, athletes will be ranked according to the process identified in priority three.
2. U18 & U21 Athletes training full time at Regional Training Centre, Toronto. (as per definition - Regional Training Centre | Judo Ontario). If there are more eligible athletes than available cards, athletes will be ranked according to the process identified in priority three.
3. U18 & U21 athletes will be eligible for any remaining cards, after priority 1 and priority 2 allocations, meeting minimum performance threshold by earning points in two (2) pointable tournaments (Open National Championships 2022, Quebec Open 2022, Ontario Open 2022, Manitoba Open 2022)
Senior – Selection Priority
1. Senior Athletes training full time at National Training Centre, Montreal.
2. Senior athletes training full time at the Regional Training Centre, Toronto and meeting minimum performance threshold by placing top 7 and a minimum of 2 wins at two (2) of the tournaments (Open National Championships 2022, Quebec Open 2022, Ontario Open 2022, Manitoba Open 2022), and a minimum of 7 National Points, will be eligible for any remaining cards, after priority 1 and priority 2 allocations.
For any questions related to QfG funding please contact James Cunningham – [email protected]