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Wednesday, October 29, 2003
2004 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting &
Technical and Organizational Papers
2004 BC ATHLETICS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
AND AWARDS BANQUET
2004 BC ATHLETICS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Dates: January 23, 24, 25 2003
Location: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel
7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond BC
2004 BC ATHLETICS ANNUAL AWARDS
Nomination forms for Athlete Awards are available at:
Please note the November 30th deadline.
SPORT BC ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS
Sport BC has just announced the call for nominations for the Annual
Athlete of the Year Awards - for athletes, coaches, officials and others
as noted below. The nomination process is the responsibility of BC
Athletics for the sport of Athletics, except for the High School,
University and College categories where both BC Athletics, the schools and
university/college associations are the primary nominator supported by BC
BC Athletics therefore would like your nominations for these awards.
These awards are a tribute and honour to the best in British Columbia and
a recognition of outstanding contributions made by builders and leaders in
Please take a few minutes to review all of the awards and the criteria
for them at the Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards section of the Sport
BC website at: www.sport.bc.ca/04events/aofyr2003.html
The nomination forms for the annual Athlete of the Year Awards are
posted there in PDF format. The nomination forms are also available in MS
Word for anyone who would like to receive the forms by email. Please email
your request to Stana firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 604-737-3184.
Nominations for outstanding performance in the 2003 calendar year will
be accepted for the following categories:
Harry Jerome Comeback Award - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/HarryJerome.pdf
Senior Male Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/SENIORmale.pdf
Senior Female Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/SENIORfemale.pdf
Master Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/Master.pdf
Junior Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/Junior.pdf
Male High School Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/HSmale.pdf
Female High School Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/HSfemale.pdf
Male College Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/COLLEGEmale.pdf
Female College Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/COLLEGEfemale.pdf
Male University Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/UNIVERSITYmale.pdf
Female University Athlete - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/UNIVERSITYfemale.pdf
Male Athlete with a Disability - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/DISABILITYmale.pdf
Female Athlete with a Disability - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/DISABILITYfemale.pdf
Coach - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/Coach.pdf
Official - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/Official.pdf
Team - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/Team.pdf
Darryl Thompson - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/DarylThompson.pdf
Best of BC - www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/BestofBC.pdf
The President's Award - Each Provincial Sport Association is able to
recognize one long time volunteer contributor to their sport. See the
information and nomination form at: www.sport.bc.ca/downloads/AoY_forms/PresidentAward.pdf
Please read the award criteria carefully before submitting your
The deadline for BC Athletics to receive your nominations is Friday,
November 21st, 2003. Return the nominations to BC Athletics c/o Brian
Fax: 604-737-3171 or BC Athletics, 1367 West Broadway, Ste 206, Vancouver
BC V6H 4A9.
The deadline for BC Athletics to make any nominations is Friday,
November 28th, 2003.
Sport BC will celebrate the 38th Annual Sport BC Athlete of the Year
Awards on Tuesday, March 9th, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in
Vancouver. If you have any questions, please call Stana Campbell directly
at 604-737-3184 or by email email@example.com.
The B.C. Athletics Cross Country Division would like to announce that
the host for the 2004 & 2005 B.C. Athletics Cross Country
Championships is the Semiahmoo Sun Runners.
Five selectors devised a point system not unlike ones used for engineering
projects and came up with a scoring system for sub sections of the bid
document – then added the scores for the sections together.
The selectors have commented on the quality of the bids when in the past
your Association has had to beg someone to take on the responsibility.
Thanks to all the candidates for the diligent effort put forward in
completing bid documents.
TEAM USA WINS NORTH AMERICAN 5KM TITLE
Consistency was the key for the Americans in winning the North American 5
km team title Sunday at the Arturo Barrios 5 km & 10 km event in Chula
The Americans scored 13 points in the combined men's and women's team
competition to beat the Canadians by two points and the defending champion
Mexicans by four. The top two of each gender scored for each squad.
Emilie Mondor, a student at Simon Fraser University in British
Columbia, shattered the women's course record by winning the race in
15:23. Recent USA 10 km road champion Elva Dryer (15:43) and California's
Sylvia Mosqueda (15:54) finished 2-3, respectively, to lead the U.S.
Mexico's Alejandro Suarez was the first man across the line, covering
the flat, fast 3.1-mile course in a time of 14:01. Teammate Pablo Olmedo
was right behind him at 14:03 and the first American, Ahman Dirks of
Portland, Ore., took third in 14:05. Colorado's Peter Julian was fifth in
A prize purse of $25,000 was awarded to the teams, with the Americans
receiving $12,000, the Canadians $6,000 and the Mexicans $3,000. The New
Balance Elite Racing show, airing on FOX SPORTS NET, will feature the race
on November 5 at 3:00 p.m. and on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. For more race
information, visit www.eliteracing.com.
ROAD RUNNING IN THE USA
A site for results, clubs and groups: www.runningintheusa.com
NCCP COACHING CERTIFICATION
For additional information on any of the courses listed below contact
Eugene Konart at firstname.lastname@example.org
or go to the website at www.bcathletics.org/main/education.htm#coached.
NCCP LEVEL l - Kelowna BC
Course conductor - Amber Gilbert
NCCP Technical Level 3 Sprint/Relay Workshop
November 21-23, 2003 (November 21, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm, November 22 and 23,
8:00 am - 5:00 pm).
Location: Brighouse and Clement Track, Minoru Park, Richmond, BC.
Course Conductor - Alex Gardiner, Canadian National Team Head Coach,
certified NCCP Level 3 Sprint/Relay Course Conductor.
NCCP Technical Level 3 Middle Distance Workshop
November 17, 2003 - January 12, 2004.
Location: National Coaching Institute at UVic, McKinnon building,
Course Conductor - Wynn Gmitroski, PacificSport Regional Athletics Centre
Coach/HP Consultant, certified Level 3 Distance Course Conductor
Detailed workshops applications will be placed on BC Athletics website
early next week.
TECHNICAL AND ORGANIZATION PAPERS
THE FUNDAMENTALS NEEDED FOR A STRONG AND PRODUCTIVE TRACK & FIELD
The World Weightlifting Championships needs volunteers. Anyone
interested should contact Brock Turner at (604) 737-3006 or email@example.com.
2010 LegaciesNow Society
Administrative / Research Assistant
LegaciesNow is seeking an ADMINISTRATIVE / RESEARCH ASSISTANT to
provide key support to the LegaciesNow program Game Plan BC. The Game Plan
BC program is responsible for supporting the High Performance sporting
efforts of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Sports aiming for excellence
The successful candidate will be an energetic, committed individual who
is detail oriented, resourceful, and possesses strong interpersonal,
communications, research and computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Internet, database management tools) skills. As Administrative / Research
Assistant, you will be responsible for basic record keeping, developing
and maintaining a file management system, assisting with the preparation
of reports, studies and PowerPoint presentations, creating charts and
graphs, and supporting and coordinating logistics for the program
meetings. You will provide day-to-day administrative support to the
program area, and will also be responsible for the input, management and
reporting of results and demographic data associated with the program.
Location: The position is based in Vancouver.
Annual Salary Range: $30,000 - $35,000
Please submit a resume including three references. References will only
be contacted if the applicant is considered for the interview process.
Closing date Friday, November 7th, 2003
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.
2010 LegaciesNow Society
Attention: Martin Bielz, Director Game Plan BC
Suite 401 - 750 West Pender St.
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5C6
FAX: (604) 660-3437
CALLING ALL MASTERS!
Calling all Masters. Canada VS USA Masters Cross Country Challenge,
Sunday, November 9, 2003. Lower Woodland Park, Seattle. Women 35+, men
BC HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
November 1, 2003 www.bcsscctfa.bc.ca/webs/cc/cc_2003.html
PACIFIC ROAD RUNNERS SIXTH ANNUAL RUNNING SEMINAR
ATTENTION ALL UNIVERSITY ATHLETES
BC Athletics needs your mailing address, phone number, email address and
the name and contact information for your university coach. Please forward
the requested information to Sam Collier - firstname.lastname@example.org
BC ATHLETE ASSISTANCE 2003/2004
Deadline: Friday October 31, 2003
Application Form: www.bcathletics.org/main/awards.htm#schol
BC TEAM STAFF APPLICATIONS FOR 2004
All Coaches wishing to be selected to staffing positions on BC Team should
get their requests in before November 1, 2003.
2003 HYTEK BACKUPS NEEDED
All 2003 Track & Field meets that used the HyTek results program are
asked to send a backup of their meet (not just the results themselves) to
Shirley Young as quickly as possible at email@example.com.
2004 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Just a reminder that you need to get your 2004 event dates in to BC
Athletics as quickly as possible in order for your event to be listed in
the 2004 Calendar of Events.
The form is available on the website at www.bcathletics.org/main/calsubmit.htm.
For further information please contact:
Eugene Konart - Track & Field, Race Walk - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerry Tighe - Road Running, Cross Country Running, Ultra Running, Road
Relays etc. - email@example.com
BC SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Call for Nominations for 2004 Inductions
The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is accepting nominations of
individuals and teams for induction into the the BC Sports Hall of Fame in
2004. Nominations will be accepted until the deadline of November 1, 2003.
See the following website for details and nomination forms: www.bcsportshalloffame.com/docs/aboutus/nominations.html.
At the suggestion of the Board of Directors we are asking event directors
to have non members of BC Athletics ADD $3.00 to their event
registration fee. This should also make life easier for the event
directors when they submit the non member day of event fee.
ATHLETICS CANADA / RUN CANADA
CALL FOR TECHNICAL AND ORGANIZATION PAPERS
BC Athletics is pleased to announce another dimension to the BC Athletics
Email Bulletin. With the October 22 edition, we included a “Technical
and Organization Articles” section to the bulletin – linked from the
Bulletin to the new BC Athletics website section “Papers and Articles”.
This section will only be included when we have an approved paper for
BC Athletics is calling for papers on topics under the headings of:
- Technical – relating to coaching, training, nutrition,
sport psychology as applies to Athletics (Track & Field, Road
Running, Marathons, Ultra Running, Race Walking, Cross Country
Running, Trail Running, and Mountain Running) or related cross
- Organization – relating to the organization and management
of Athletics events - (Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons,
Ultra Running, Race Walking, Cross Country Running, Trail Running, and
- Officiating – relating to the officiating of Athletics
events, unusual circumstances, innovations, challenges to officiating
and the role of officials in Athletics.
- Fair Play – as relates to coaches, athletes, officials,
club executive, parents and others associated with Athletics.
- Others – that are relevant to Athletics e.g. Club
Development, Fund Raising and Communication.
The papers/articles must (be):
- In plain text files or text within the body of an email message,
with no line breaks except between paragraphs. JPEG images are best
for the pictures, in RGB colour format, no larger than about 500
pixels wide or tall.
- Proof-read and edited for spelling, punctuation and grammatical
- Free from any copy right restrictions. Note: If these are not your
original papers / articles then you must provide a reference which
gives authority to publish it electronically.
- Include the author(s) of the paper/article and if possible two to
three sentences on them.
We are looking for articles that present new ideas, push the envelope,
are known to work, are practical and have application in the field for the
event organizer, coach, athlete, official and club executive.
All articles will be reviewed for content and quality with the view to
providing information to assist those involved in Athletics and offer a
means to present information on what works plus new and exciting
innovations. Please submit articles to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BC Athletics reserves the right to refuse the publishing of any
papers/articles that do not meet the technical and writing requirements
for publication and the quality content requested.
2003 OFFICIALS' COMMITTEE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
November 30, 2003
Club House - Abbotsford Rotary Stadium 10:00 am
11:00 Information - Q&A
12:45 Guest Speaker - TBA
13:30 Resolutions (new business)
14:30 Elections: the term of office for the following people ends November
Carol Cull, John Cull, Valerie Jerome, Anne Lansdell, Sanda Turner,
Alwilda van Ryswyk.
Nominations may be made from the floor.
Please forward any additional or specific agenda items to Anne Lansdell,
email@example.com or ph/fax: (250)
Note: If you have achieved more than 12 credits during this past year,
send in a COPY of your Meet Record Card to Shirley Young at #24 - 7330 122
St., Surrey BC V3W 1B4 or fax: (604) 594-0848 making sure that your name
is on the card, and you will receive of the the incentive items to be
given out at our AGM. Only those sending in a COPY of their cards will
receive incentive items. Last date for submission is October 31, 2003.
2003 OFFICIALS AWARDS NOMINATION FORMS
UBC AMS MINISCHOOL
These non-credit courses are offered to students and are also available to
the general public.
Speed, Strength & Conditioning - For Coaches, Athletes & Teams (1
Saturday - November 8, 2003
Byron Jack - SPS Training Group
OFFICE HELP - CLERICAL
BC Athletics is looking for a volunteer to help in the office 2 or 3 days
a week. Help is needed with database entries, filing, copying, faxes,
mail-outs and other help where needed when special projects are underway.
If you're interested please contact Sam Collier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAJOR AND UPCOMING EVENTS SANCTIONED BY BC ATHLETICS
Details, direct links and contacts
For complete listings of upcoming events (BC sanctioned events highlighted in
yellow) with contact information:
Track & Field
Road Relays & Ultra
Cross Country and Trail Running
Race Walking – see Track & Field above
Track & Field
Back issues of the BCAB are available at