LATEST ALBERTA NORDIC SKIING NEWS

February 11

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

Saturday, March  20th Edmonton Nordic Ski Club is Celebrating 25 Years of trail blazing Nordic skiing and good company - Full Details

Download the poster for the Kananaskis Ski Marathon, being held February 28 - Download the poster

Canadians Celebrate Golden Day at Disabled Cross-Country World Cup Finals - Brian McKeever captures overall Disabled World Cup title - Full Story


February 10

Due to the rescheduled Alberta Cup on Feb. 21, Athabasca Nordic will be rescheduling its loppet to Sunday, March 7.


February 4

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


February 3

Issued by the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club  Bill van der Meer - Chief of Race:

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.


January 26

Club Presidents: If you have not filled out and returned the CCA Club Survey, please do so right away! Download the Survey/More Information


January 14

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


January 8

Calgary Parks & Recreation has created a colour brochure to help promote cross country skiing at Shaganappi Golf Course - Check out the map here


January 7

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


January 6

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.


January 5 

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.

 


December 19

Team selection information for the 2004 Development Trip to BC ChampionshipsMore Information


December 17

The registration form for the Alberta Cup races #1 and #2 (January 10 - 11) is here. Download Registration Form


December 11

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 InformationDownload the Registration Form For zone 6, there is also a training camp being held at Goldstick Park on December 27 - Download Registration Form\


November 25

World Junior Trials Trip Details and Selection Criteria - More Details


November 19

The NCCP Level 2 On-snow course scheduled for December 6-7 has been postponed! Check back soon for information on a rescheduled time.

Cross Country Alberta is putting together its annual publication and looking for advertisers and contributors to the magazine.  We are shooting for a December publication date, so all information has to back to CCA by November 28th. Contact the CCA office for more details.
 

November 18

Cross Country Canada (CCC) - Notice of Call for Nominations for the CCC  Board of Directors - Full Story

Level 2 Officials Course Goldstick Park - CCA Officials' Training Course

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.

Time: January 9, 2004, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
           
January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Place: Goldstick Pavilion,
Edmonton

You can contact me, Jean Funk, at 922-6099 or Lee Speed at CCA at 415-1738 for more information.

Jackrabbit Leader/PreCANSI level 1 and 2 - It is all happening on the weekend of the 13th-14th of December in Fort McMurray.  We hope to focus one of the days on skating and one on classic. Contact CCA for registration details.


November 13

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")


November 6

Check out the new 2003-2004 Alberta Development Team Roster (with photos!) - Here


September 23

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


September 10

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.


September 2

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


June 11

The minutes from the AGM are available - Full Details