Events

There is something for everyone! The ski season is full of many fun events for cross country ski enthusiasts to enjoy. Take part in the many regional loppets, races, and sprint events offered throughout Alberta. Bring your family to a growing number of Jackrabbit (youth) events. Take up the challenge of skiing the Alberta Loppet series and/or the Alberta Cup Series.

Forms

Provincial Event (Alberta Cup) Forms:

To host an Alberta Cup event fill out the CCA – Host Bid Form. Forms must be sent to the CCA office by May 15

As of April 2016 there is a new provincial events bid form and assessment grid.  See here for the 2016  CCA Bid Assessment Grid and the 2016 CCA Bid Assessment Grid Explanation 

Other Events:

Is your club hosting an event? (AB Cup, loppet, Community event, Ski Day, Festival) Email this event sanction form to cca@xcountryab.net.

Do you need to rent the trailer with supplies? Fill out the CCA Equipment Trailer Booking form.

2016-2017 CCA Calendar of Events*

*Please note that the Calendar of Events is subject to change
DATEEVENTLOCATIONHOSTCONTACTSEVENT TYPE
2016
October 25-27Frozen Thunder Sprint ClassicCanmore Nordic CenterCross Country CanadaCross Country Canada

Nationals/FIS
November 26-27 Hinton LoppetHinton Nordic Ski ClubHinton Nordic Hinton Nordic CenterLoppet
November 26-27AB Cup 1-2Canmore Nordic CentreCanmore Nordic Ski ClubCanmore Nordic Ski Club


Alberta Cup
December 3-4US Super TourBozeman- Montana, USAUSAUSSA NordicNationals/FIS
December 10
(rescheduled from November 19)
First Flakes LoppetEdmonton, ABEdmonton Nordic Ski ClubEdmonton Nordic Ski ClubLoppet
December 10-11Haywood NorAmSovereign Lake, BCSovereign Lake Nordic Ski ClubSovereign Lake Nordic CenterNationals/FIS
December 16-18Haywood NoramRossland, BCBlack Jack SC, Rossland, BCZone 4Nationals/FIS
December 17-18
AB Cup 3-4
Strathcona Wilderness Center
Edmonton Nordic Ski Club
Edmonton Nordic Ski ClubAlberta Cup
2017
January 2Troll in the ParkEdmonton, ABEdmonton Nordic Ski Club Edmonton NordicLoppet
January 7-10Cdn Wjr/u23 Trials -US NationalsPark City, USAUSACCCNationals/FIS
January 14Eagle Point Loppet
Drayton Valley, ABPembina Nordic Ski Clubstafford@telusplanet.netLoppet
January 21
CANCELLED
Beckie Scott Loppet
CANCELLED
Vermilion Provincial Park, AB
CANCELLED
Vermilion Nordic Ski Club
CANCELLED
Vermilion Nordic
Loppet
CANCELLED
January 20-22Haywood NorAm Western CanadianCallaghan Valley SC Whister, BCCaledonia Ski ClubCaledonia Ski ClubNationals/FIS
January 22Tawatinaw LoppetTawatinaw, ABTawatinaw / KikinoTawatinaw LoppetLoppet
January 28-29AB Cup 5-6/Bob Johnson LoppetRed Deer, AB Re Deer Nordic Ski ClubRed Deer NordicAlberta Cup
January 28-29Nipika Loppet Nipika Mountain Resort, BCToby Creek NordicToby Creek NordicLoppet
January 30-Feb 5FIS 2017 WJC/U23 ChampionshipsPark City, Utah, USAUSACCCNationals/FIS
February 3-5Haywood NorAm Eastern CanadiansNakkertok, QCNakkertok Ski CentercecskiNationals/FIS
February 4Athabasca LoppetAthabasca, ABAthabasca Ski Clubhenrik_asfeldt@hotmail.comLoppet
February 4Flight of the Crows LoppetAllison Chinook Cross Country Ski TrailsCrowsnest Pass Cross Country Ski Clubcnpcrsscountry@gmail.comLoppet
February 5Devon Grand PrixDevon, ABDevon Nordic Ski Club mike.burgess@gmail.com
Loppet
February 5Cookie MarathonSt. Albert, ABSt.Albert Nordic Ski ClubSt. Albert NordicLoppet
February 19Inner City Sprint RacesEdmonton NordicEdmonton Ski Hillkleppeu@gmail.comLoppet
February 10-11
Canadian Birkebeiner
Blackfoot Ski Trails, AB
Canadian Birkebeiner Society Edmonton, AB
ski@canadianbirkie.com
Canadian Birkebeiner

Loppet
February 10-11Alberta Youth ChampsBragg Creek, ABXC Bragg Creek XC Bragg CreekRegional/Provincial
February 11-12 Canadian Ski MarathonGatineau, QueCanadian Ski MarathonLoppet
February 18
Ole Uffda Loppet
Camrose AB
Camrose Ski Club
masfeldt@ualberta.ca
Camrose Ski Club
Loppet
February 17-19Gatineau Loppet
CDN Long Distance Championships
Gatineau, QueGatineau LoppetLoppet
February 19 Edmonton Winter TriathlonSilver Skate FestivalHawrelak ParkSilver Skate FestivalLoppet
February 19Inner City Sprint RacesEdmonton NordicEdmonton Ski Hill Edmonton NordicLoppet
February 25American BirkieHaywood, WI, USAAmerican BirkieAmerican BirkieLoppet
February 26
CANCELLED
Jackrabbit and Youth Olympics
CANCELLED
Ft. Saskatchewan, AB
CANCELLED
Fort Saskatchewan Nordic
CANCELLED
Fort Saskatchewan Nordic
CANCELLED
Regional/Provincial
CANCELLED
February 26Sveinungsgaard LoppetGrande Prairie, ABWapiti Nordic Ski ClubGrant.bourree@weyerhaeuser.com Loppet
February 25Kananaskis Ski
Marathon
(Cookie Race)
Kananakis, ABFoothills Nordic Ski ClubCookie RaceLoppet
February 25Mooseheart LoppetEdson, ABMuskeg Flyersbigeddie@telus.netLoppet
March 4-5 AB Cup 7-8
Provincial Champs/Relay
Canmore Nordic Center Foothills NordicFoothills NordicAlberta Cup
March 5Lake Louise LoppetLake Louise, AB Calgary Ski Club Calgary Ski ClubLoppet
March 4
CANCELED
SWC Pastry Caper
CANCELED
Strathcona Wilderness Centre
CANCELED
Strathcona Wilderness Centre
CANCELED
Bjorn.taylor@strathcona .ca
CANCELED
Loppet
CANCELED
March 12
Beat the Blues Boogie
Strathcona Wildness Center
Fast Trax Run & Ski Shop
Bjorn.taylor@strathcona.ca
Loppet
March 18-25Canadian Ski NationalsCanmore Nordic CenterCanmore Nordic Ski Club Canmore Nordic Ski Club
Info
Nationals/FIS