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Welcome to BC Athletics! 

BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.
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BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551

AGE GROUPS and PROGRAMS

Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

Event: BC Throws Summit Presented by BC Athletics, Athletics Canada & JumpStart Athletics

Date: November 10-11, 2018

Location: Richmond Olympic Oval, Richmond, BC

Cost: $125.00 for BC Athletics Annual Coach Members or equivalent from another Prov/Terr, or National Athletics Federation. $150.00 for non-members. 

Keynote Speakers: Don Babbitt, Dr. Anatoli Bondarchuk, Dylan Armstrong

Target Audience: Coaches working with high school, University and Post Collegiate athletes in the Shot Put, Discus, Javelin & Hammer Throw events.

Hotel Information: The Hilton Vancouver Airport is offering a discounted room rate of $169 (Plus Taxes). Rate includes Complimentary Parking, Complimentary shuttle to and from YVR Airport, and Complimentary WIFI in all guest rooms. Online Booking Link.

Meals: Included with registration (Saturday – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; Sunday – Breakfast, Lunch)

Overview & Schedule: Here

Registration: Here

 


 

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Seminar: An Overview of the New IAAF World Rankings System 

Overview: Simon Nathan, The Athletics Canada High Performance Director will review the IAAF World Ranking systems which will lead to qualification into the 2019 IAAF World Championships & 2020 Olympic Games. There will also be time alloted for questions about the Athletics Canada High Performance Program. 

Presenter: Simon Nathan -  Athletics Canada's High Performance Director

Date / Time: December 1, 2018; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Granville Island Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Cost: FREE

Target Audience: Coaches of High Performance Athletes Training in the Province of BC

Registration: Here

 


Fortius Sport & Health, an integrated athlete development centre in Burnaby, B.C, is home to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art human performance lab featuring applied biomechanics and exercise physiology testing. These tests can assist and support in injury prevention and management, in addition to optimizing performance by measuring and bettering understand variables which cannot be seen or assessed, clinically. ​BCA members receive the following discounts at the Fortius Lab:

 3DRUN ANALYSES REGULAR PRICE BC ATHLETICS DISCOUNT
 GOLD - 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30 min follow up $310 $235
 GOLD prolonged – 90 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up $360 $260
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 3DWALK ANALYSES    
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  $310 $235
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 V02 MAX ANALYSES    
 VO2Max Analysis + 30 min follow up $155 $124
 VO2Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis + 30 min follow up $215 $172
 BODY COMPOSITION TESTING    
 BASIC ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $50 $40
 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $100 $80
JUMP TESTING    
Kinetic Impulse Analysis $125 $90
Dynamic Strength Index $100 $70
Force-Velocity Jump $135 $100
NUTRITION ASSESSMENT - Coming Winter 2018    
Initial Appointment (75 mins) $145 $130.50

 

To learn more about these tests and the Fortius Lab, visit www.fortiussport.com/analysis

 


 

Sport Performance Speaker Series

Title: Canadian Sports Institute Sport Performance Speaker Series

Overview: Through the Speaker Series Registered athletes are able to gain the tools, knowledge and skills needed to reach the next level of sport performance

Eligibility: Please note that attendance at the speaker series is limited to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific or PacificSport registered athletes, coaches and/or parents of registered athletes. 

Upcoming Events: For more information on the Speaker Series visit: Website 

 

 


More Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities Can Be Found Here.

Officials - Upcoming Clinics and Workshops 

Levels 1 and 2 for Officials

  • Level 1 This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the National Officials Certification program. Instructors will present organizational information, which prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Basic rules and best practices for individual track and field events are presented on site. Handouts will be provided, but participants should come prepared to take notes. Dress for comfort and light OUTDOOR activity. Participants meet at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to volunteer for the BC High Schools Multi-events Championships to be held the same day in the stadium.
  • Level 2 The Level 2 course is a 5 - 6 hour workshop and is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.  Rules and best practices for all branches of Athletics are covered in a lecture/discussion format.  It is conducted entirely in the classfoom, and there will be some paperwork.  The Registration fee covers costs of handouts, and a current IAAF Rulebook. Registration fees for BCA members is $25+GST / others $30+GST. 

National Clinics for Officials

These free clinics are required for upgrading to Level 4. 

Who should participate:

  • any official intending to upgrade to Level 4 in the discipline within 5 years
  • any official Level 4 or above in the discipline who has not participated in a Clinic in the last 5 years

Other officials who are Level 3+ in any discipline may also participate.

 

Upcoming Clinics and Workshops

Level 2 Officials Workshop - Surrey BC - September 9, 2018

Workhsop Level 2

10:00am - 3:00pm

Bear Creek Pavilion, Bear Creek Park, 13750 88 Ave., Surrey

FULL DETAILS / REGISTRATION FORM

 

Oct 20 Valley Vertikiller 25k Abbotsford, BC
Oct 21 Canadian Marathon Championships Toronto, ON
Oct 21 Larry Nicholas Memorial 9K Kelowna, BC
Oct 27 BC Cross Country Championships Abbotsford, BC
Oct 27 Hallows Eve Trail Race 10K, Half & Full Marathon North Vancouver, BC
Oct 27 Mission Half Marathon Mission, BC
Oct 28 MEC Victoria Race FIVE 5K/10K/Half Marathon Victoria, BC
Oct 28 Kal Park 9k Vernon, BC
Oct 28 James Cunningham Seawall Race 9.6k Vancouver, BC
Nov 3 Harriers Stewart Mountain 10M/6M Cross Country Challenge Victoria, BC
Sep 29 Bondarchuk Cup Throws Meet Kamloops, BC
Sep 23 That Dam Run 10 Miles, 5k Hudson's Hope, BC
Sep 11 55+ BC Senior Games Cranbrook, BC
Sep 9 Drug Free Dash 5k / 10k Delta, BC
Sep 1 Handloggers Half Marathon & Relay Bowen Island, BC
Aug 26 MEC Victoria Race FOUR 5K/10K/15K Sooke, BC
Aug 25 Cory Holly Classic 2018 - Vernon Throws Meet Vernon, BC
Aug 10 2018 Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships Brandon, MB
Aug 10 2018 NACAC Senior Championships Toronto, Ontario
Aug 3 Canadian Masters Athletics Championships Surrey, British Columbia
Oct 21 Canadian Marathon Championships Toronto, ON
Oct 27 BC Cross Country Championships Abbotsford, BC
Nov 3 BC High School XC Championships Nanaimo, BC
Nov 24 Canadian Cross Country Championships Kingston, ON
Jan 20 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (BC Championship) Richmond, BC
Mar 8 2019 Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational / 2019 Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships Kamloops, BC
Mar 16 BMO St Patrick's Day 5K (BC Championship) Vancouver, BC
May 5 BMO Vancouver Marathon (BC Championship), Half Marathon, 8K, Relay and Kids Run Vancouver, BC
Jun 14 2019 Langley Pacific Invitational / 2019 BC Masters Track & Field Championships Langley, BC
Jul 5 2019 BC Athletics Track & Field Championships Jamboree Kamloops, BC
Oct 19 2018 International Conference of Athletics Excellence Vancouver, BC
Nov 10 2018 BC Throws Summit Richmond, British Columbia
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