Cross Country Alberta Technical Delegate Assignments

Technical Delegate (TD) Assignments:

Dec. 3-4, 2005:    Haywood NorAm, Madshus Sprint, Alberta Cups #1 / #2 & University/College Series: Canmore Nordic Centre, Canmore (Foothills NSC); TD: John Aalberg (USA); Assistant TD: Cal Benson (Prince George, BC).

Dec. 15-18, 2005:2005 Alberta Centennial World Cup: Canmore Nordic Centre, Canmore (Foothills NSC);
TD: Christian Egli (Switzerland); Assistant TD: John Aalberg (USA); National TD: Cal Benson
(Prince George, BC).

Jan. 7-8, 2006:     Alberta Cup #3 / #4, University/College Series, Arctic Winter Games Selections for Team Alberta
North, & Selection Trials for 2006 Development Team Trip; Grande Prairie (Wapiti NSC);
TD: Bill Kropinske (Hardisty).

Feb. 4-5, 2006:     Alberta Cup #5 / #6, Alberta Provincial Championships (1st Leg) & University / College
                                Series: Kingswood Park, St. Albert (St. Albert NSC); TD: Robert Hogg (Calgary).

Feb. 10-11, 2006:        Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival: Edmonton - Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village / Cooking Lake-
                                Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area (Canadian Birkebeiner Society);
                                TD: Sam Robbins (Vancouver, B.C.); Assistant TD: Mike Verdiel (Calgary).

Feb. 23-26, 2006:        2006 Alberta Winter Games: Athabasca Lookout Nordic Centre, Hinton (Hinton NSC);
                                TD: Blair Dunbar (Canmore); Assistant TD: Robert Campbell (St. Albert).

Feb. 25, 2006:      Kananaskis Ski Marathon (Cookie Race): Peter Lougheed Provincial Park (Foothills NSC);
                                TD: Alasdair Fergusson (Calgary).

Mar. 5, 2006:       Lake Louise Loppet: Lake Louise (Calgary Ski Club); TD: Marcia Beckner (Salmon Arm, B.C.).

Mar. 25-26, 2006:Sharkfest 2005, Alberta Cup #7 / #8, Alberta Provincial Championships (2nd Leg) & University / College Series: Mt. Shark Racing Trails (Rocky Mountain Racers); TD: Len Gottselig (Canmore).


Officiating Certification Opportunities

The following Officials Courses have been established for this 2005-06 season.

Nov.19-20, 2005:                CCC Level 1 and 2 Officials Certification and Level 2 Recertification Course: Steve Cooper Lodge, Grande Prairie (Wapiti NSC); Course Conductor: Bill Kropinske.

Nov.19, 2005:      CCC Level 2 Recertification Course: Goldstick Pavilion at Gold Bar Park, Edmonton  (Edmonton NSC); Course Conductor: Zanette Frost.

Dec.16-17, 2005: CCC Level 4 Technical Delegate Update Seminar: Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge, Canmore (CCA & World Cup Society); Course Conductors: Jim and Diane Thomson.

To be confirmed
Dec. 9-10, 2005:  CCC Level 1 and 2 Officials Certification Course: Kingswood Park, St. Albert (St. Albert NSC);  Course Conductor: Zanette Frost (TBC).

Currently, the curricula and examinations for these courses are being revamped to conform to the updated CCC Officials’ Manual, and thus examinations for Level 2 candidates will be given after the 2005-06 season.  To keep their ACTIVE status, current Level 2 Officials need to be recertified by attending one-half day Recertification Courses which will be arranged in Calgary and Edmonton and in conjunction with planned Level 2 Courses for new candidates.

The revised CCC Officials’ Manual Version 3.0 is now posted under “Officiating Resources” in the Officiating / Event Management menu on the CCC website at  CCA has made copies of this 460-page document for purchase of $15.00.

CCA is offering the opportunity to two (2) Level 2 officials to attend the Nationals (in March, 2006 in Thunder Bay) to proceed to Level 3 and become Technical Delegates.  Member clubs are requested to submit candidates.

For further information, please contact John Cushing, CCA Director of  Events & Scheduling (780-438-6831; [email protected]), and / or Michael Neary, CCA Sport Manager (780-415-1738; [email protected]).


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