The Upper Canada Judo Club was formed in February, 2002 by Mr. D. Burt. Our students have won medals at all levels of competition including provincials and nationals. Black belt instructors are highly experienced and NCCP certified. The emphasis of our club is competitive judo, however, we also offer recreational programs.
The Upper Canada Judo Club is very proud of our blend of juniors, seniors and families. Many families include children, parents and even grandparents participating together.
Our club motto is "Building strength and character through judo".
Zach Burt wins Bronze at the European Open Rome
Emily Burt wins Gold in the Belgian Ladies Open in Arlon
Jonah Burt wins Bronze at the Commonwealth Games
Emily Burt places 7th at the Under-21 Judo World Championship
Current and Upcoming Events
Two of our Judoka have qualified to compete in the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. We wish Erik Vandersanden and Rachel Krapman all the best.
UCJC is proud to be sending 7 of our athletes to the Elite 8 National Championship.
A very special congratulations to Emily Burt for her fabulous month of July. Emily took gold at 2 European Cups and the Francophone Games over a 4 week period. Emily is now ranked #2 in the World in the Junior(U21) division.
Congratulations to Erik Vandersanden and Rachel Krapman for representing Canada in Germany.
Zach Burt wins Bronze at the European Open in Rome. Congratulation Zach
Emily Burt wins gold the Belgian Ladies Open in Arlon Belgian. Congratulation Emily
Special Congratulations to Samuel Burt and Eric Opaleychuk for their promotion to the rank of Shodan.
Congratulations to Zach and Jonah Burt for their promotion to the rank of Sandan.
Congratulations to all the athletes that participated in the Canadian Nationals in Calgary. UCJC took 7 competitors and returned with 5 medals.
Best of luck to the team traveling to Alberta for the Canadian Open Judo Championships. The event is being streamed and can be seen HERE
Zach Burt is named to the team heading to Cuba for the Pan American Judo Championships.
Good luck to all our fighters heading to Montreal for the Montreal Cup
Congratulations to Zach Burt for winning Gold at the Edmonton International in the -90Kg division.
Congratulations to Emily Burt who had a large division of 64 women in Thuringa, Germany at the U21 International Championship. Emily had a good day going 5-2 and finishing in 5th place.
Don't forget the UCJC Christmas party on Tuesday, December 22nd at 6pm. It is one of the few times the whole club is on the mats at the same time.
October 2015Congratulations to Emily Burt for placing 7th at the Under 21 World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
August 2015We are proud to announce that Emily Burt has been selected to compete at the upcoming U-21 World championships in Abu Dhabi
July 2015Congratulation to Zach and Jonah Burt for representing Canada at the Pan Am Games in Toronto. Both fought exceptionally well and Zach came home with a 5th place finish.
May 2015UCJC is of to the Canadian National Championships in Quebec, May 14-18. Best of Luck to all competitors.
April 2015Best of Luck to Zach and Jonah Burt who are competing in the Pan-American Judo Championships in Edmonton this weekend. The event can be seen live on the internet here
March 2015Dontae DeJesus won double gold at the Pacific International Judo Championship.
Congratulations to Zach and Jonah Burt for being named to the team going to the Pan Am championships in Edmonton.
February 2015Ethan Vandersanden represented Ontario at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, British Columbia. Congratulations to Ethan on his selection.
January 2015Congratulations to Brianna McCracken and Dante De Jesus for being named Judo Ontario Athletes of the year in their respective categories
UCJC brings home 8 medals at the Judo Canada Elite 8Invitational National Championship. Congratulations to all who participated.
Special congratulations to Emily Burt who's hard work has her being awarded a Judo Canada U18 National Card for the upcoming year.
December 2014Don't miss our UCJC Christmas party on Dec 19th. There will be promotions, awards, food and frivolity.
UCJC successfully get 8 of it's athletes invited to the Judo Canada Elite 8 Invitational National Championships in Montreal on January 9th and 10th. Best of luck to all out Judoka.
November 2014Special congratulations to Jonah and Zach Burt for there efforts in Australia and the Australian World Cup. Zach brought home a Silver medal while Jonah captured Bronze.
November 2014UCJC had an strong showing at the Ontario Open capturing 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze.
November 2014UCJC had an outstanding weekend at the Quebec Open in Montreal taking home 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze medals. special congratulations to Rachel K. and Eric V. for competing at their first provincial tournament.
October 2014Good luck to Jonah and Brianna as they head to Miami, Florida to compete at IJF World Championships. Fights can be streamed online. Watch Here
Congratulations to Zach and Mackenzie Burt for competing in Brazil at an International Team competition. The Canadian team clamed bronze.
September 2014Welcome back from summer holidays.. Club is open and back to our regular schedule.
Zach Burt won Bronze at the European Cup in Finland.
June 2014Congratulations to Zach Burt for taking Bronze at the Pan-American Open in Santiago Chile.
As well Congratulations to Jonah Burt for his Bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. His first fight can be seen here.
June 2014Congratulations to Jonah Burt for taking Bronze at the Bremen International Masters tournament in Germany and Zach Burt for his Bronze at the Pan-American Open in San Salvador, El-Salvador.
May 15-18 2014Congratulations to the UCJC team that went to compete at the Canadian National Judo Championship. The team finished with 10 medals(5 Gold, 1 Silver, 4 Bronze)
May 15-18 2014Good Luck to the UCJC team heading to the Canadian National Judo Championship.
Location and Contact Information
We are located in the gymnasium of Mary Street Public School. The main intersection is Mary and William street in Oshawa. We offer over 1300 square feet of mat space including ample spectator seating.
Mr. D. Burt
Our club offers junior and senior training sessions. Practices are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.
6:00 - 7:30 Juniors & recreational adults