LATEST ALBERTA NORDIC SKIING NEWS
Alberta Cups 3-4 are now a go for St. Alberta on February 21-22 - Race Notice
Results from last weekends Red Deer Loppet are available - Full Results
Canadians Celebrate Golden Day at Disabled Cross-Country World Cup Finals - Brian McKeever captures overall Disabled World Cup title - Full Story
Due to the rescheduled Alberta Cup on Feb. 21, Athabasca Nordic will be rescheduling its loppet to Sunday, March 7.
This weekend is the Red Deer Loppet at River Bend Golf and Recreation Area - More Details
The Bow Corridor Race #3 originally listed in the events schedule on Feb 7 is moved to Feb 21. Please check the Bow Corridor race site at Regional Race Series to confirm future races
At the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club executive meeting on February 2nd the decision was made that there would be a full refund to all racers. The final fixed costs were $3,500, which will be covered by the ENSC. Race cheques will be destroyed. If you paid by cash a cheque will be issued in the next two weeks.
The Canadian Freestyle Skiing Association is look for a new CEO. If you're interested, download the information form.
Club Presidents: If you have not filled out and returned the CCA Club Survey, please do so right away! Download the Survey/More Information
Alberta Winter Games selected athletes - Mini-midgets - Midgets - Juveniles (congratulations and good luck to everyone!)
Results from this past weekend's Alberta Cup in Athabasca - Full Results
Calgary Parks & Recreation has created a colour brochure to help promote cross country skiing at Shaganappi Golf Course - Check out the map here
Given the current Environment Canada Forecast for Athabasca the Alberta Cup Races for this weekend are a go! Remember that the deadline for registration is today at 5 PM - Registration Form
Ole Uffda Loppet - Cancelled - The Camrose Ski Club has decided to cancel the annual Ole Uffda Loppet for Jan 17, 2003.
--REMINDER-- The Zone 3 (Calgary) Alberta Winter Games trials are being held on Wednesday, January 7, at Canada Olympic Park. E-mail [email protected] for more info. The Zone 2 (Big Country) Alberta Winter Games trials are being held Saturday, January 10 at Canmore Nordic Centre. E-mail [email protected] for more info.
The Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation is pleased to partner with the Provincial Sport Associations to enhance coach development in Alberta with two new Coaching Development Initiatives announced at the President's Meetings in November. The applications are for the Above and Beyond Program and the Coach Visitation Program.
The deadline for submission is February 15, 2004 for both the Above and Beyond and Coach Visitation Initiatives.
If you have any questions please contact:
Shona Schleppe Korrine Krokosh
(780) 422-7108 or (780) 422-8334
[email protected] [email protected]
A national officials conference hosted by the Sports Officials of Canada is being held on February 27-29, 2004 in Ottawa. If you are interested, download the information memo and registration form.
Team selection information for the 2004 Development Trip to BC Championships - More Information
The registration form for the Alberta Cup races #1 and #2 (January 10 - 11) is here. Download Registration Form
For anyone planning to tryout for the Alberta Winter Games in Zone 6 (Edmonton) on December 29, download the registration and waiver form and send it to the address enclosed in the document - More Information - Download the Registration Form For zone 6, there is also a training camp being held at Goldstick Park on December 27 - Download Registration Form\
November 25World Junior Trials Trip Details and Selection Criteria - More Details
The NCCP Level 2 On-snow course scheduled for December 6-7 has been postponed! Check back soon for information on a rescheduled time.
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Level 2 Officials
Cross Country Alberta is running a Level II Race Officials' Course
January 9 - 10, 2004. The course is open to people holding a Level I Certificate or to volunteers who have extensive experience with race organization.
January 9, 2004,
January 10, 2004,
Place: Goldstick Pavilion,
You can contact me, Jean Funk, at 922-6099 or Lee Speed at CCA at 415-1738 for more information.
level 1 and 2
The Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival is in dire need of several volunteers who would be willing to take on Loppet Committe Positions! - More Details (click on "Volunteer")
Check out the new 2003-2004 Alberta Development Team Roster (with photos!) - Here
The Hay River Ski Club is looking for a cross country ski coach - More Details
XCzone.tv has just completed their newest DVD called Unlimited, which combines a promotional film on cross country ski racing and training with an instructional film on ski technique... - More Details
2005 World University Games January 12-22, 2005 - More Details
List of Registered FIS licence holders for 2003-04 - Full List
CCA Strategic Planning Meetings Notes - Notes from the under May 3rd Technical Planning Meeting and the May 24 AGM Strategic Planning Meeting are available under "governance" (called "CCA Strategic Planning Series Notes) or go straight there from here. If you have any additional comments or concerns, please feel free to contact the CCA Office.
Summer Dryland Camp - Report by Mike Neary
Information on Cross Country Canada's membership card program - More Details
Cross Country Canada's Project Podium is available as a joint fundraiser for clubs - More Details
Cross Country BC is hosting Officials Development Opportunities - More Details
2003/2004 CCC Racing Licence Application Form - Full Story
The minutes from the AGM are available - Full Details