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Wednesday, July 21, 2004
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In this issue:
- FINAL SCHEDULE!! BC Junior Development
Track & Field Championships
- Athletics Canada Names 2004 NACAC Team
- Open Men's Javelin Event in Kamloops
- CAC Accepting Applications for Coaching Internship Program
Track & Field
Cross Country & Trail Running
Courses, Clinics, Seminars
TRACK & FIELD
FINAL SCHEDULE!! BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TRACK &
Here is the final, revised schedule for this weekend.... many events
have changed in order to accommodate entries, so be sure to have your
coaches / athletes check it carefully. Nothing was made earlier (only
later) and nothing was changed from one day to another. If you have a tent
for shade bring it this weekend...
OPEN MEN'S JAVELIN EVENT IN KAMLOOPS
An Open Men's Javelin event will be taking place at 8:00pm following
the JD Track & Field Championships schedule in Kamloops on Friday,
July 23rd. For further information: email@example.com
BC/YUKON TEAM FOR THE 2004 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION TRACK & FIELD
Selected Juvenile aged (16-17) athletes only. 15 year-old athletes to
be selected from the BC Junior Development Championships – July 24 &
Brandt Fralick 100m, 200m, 4x100m & 4x400m
Brendan Cleary 200m, 400m, 4x100m & 4x400m
Corri-Ann Campbell-Fell 200m, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m
Erin Payne 400m, 4x100m & 4x400m
Joel Newbert 100mH, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m
Lisa Egami 800m, 1500m & 4x400m
Melissa Appelt 400mH, 1500m S/C & 4x400m
Justin Marpole-Bird 1500m, 3000m & 4x400m
Kaitlin Huzzey 1500m R/W & 4x400m
Kevin Freisen 800m, 1500m & 4x400m
Leo Murray HJ, LJ, 4x100m & 4x400m
Katie Gallagher HJ, LJ, TJ, 4x100m & 4x400m
Emily Sheppard HJ & 4x100m
Rochelle Kokayko Hammer
Chelsea Payne Shot Put & Hammer
Tyrell Mara Discus
Lara Terlaak Discus
Elizabeth Gleadle Javelin & 4x100m
Curtis Moss Javelin, Shotput, 4x100m & 4x400m
Vicki Tolton Heptathlon
Reid Gustavson Octathlon
David Skermer Discus & Shot Put
Olivia Arkell Heptathlon
Andrew Spiro Javelin & 4x100m
J.D. Rose Hammer
Tony Dickson Sprints & Relays
Robert Connors Distance & Walks
Laurier Primeau Hurdles & Combined Events
Ian Cameron Jumps
Richard Collier Throws
Irene Hanson-Monie Team Manager
Jackie Murrell Team Manager
Mike Murrell Team Manager
New rules set for 2004 by the Dominion Command of the Royal Canadian
Legion limit the number of athletes. The total team size of 40 made up of
25 - 16 & 17 yr olds (Juvenile age group) and 15 - 15 yr olds (2nd yr
Midget age group).
ATHLETICS CANADA NAMES 2004 NACAC TEAM
(Ottawa, July 16, 2004) – Athletics Canada is pleased to announce the
athletes that will represent Canada at the 2004 North American, Central
American and Caribbean (NACAC) Championships for athletes under 23 years
of age. The event will take place in Sherbrooke, Quebec, from July 30 to
August 1, 2004.
“The NACAC championships are a high level meet and a key learning
opportunity for our best young athletes,” says NACAC Canadian team head
coach Richard Crevier. “The championships allow them to focus on
improving and maintaining their goals for the summer. We’re looking for
everyone to perform lifetime bests since one of our biggest goals is the
continued progress of our athletes at major events.”
25 men and 23 women have qualified for the Championships. They have
either achieved the NACAC standard, or they were the highest place
finisher at the 2004 Canada Dry Canadian Track and Field Championships.
All final selections were approved by Athletics Canada’s selection
committee. Based on their strong results to date, Athletics Canada looks
forward to the participation of these athletes on the NACAC-U23 team in
NACAC Under 23 Championships
(NAME, EVENT, SEX, AGE, HOMETOWN / PROVINCE)
Adjetey-Nelson, Jamie, DEC, M, 20, Windsor, ON
Akinsulie, Esther, 200, 4 x 100, F, 20, Ottawa, ON
Anderson, Samantha, HEP, F, 22, Calgary, AB
Barbarie, Daniel, 4 x 100, M, 22, Ottawa, ON
Boudreau, Alanna, TJ, F, 21, Winnipeg, MB
Buchholz, Nicole, 100, 4 x 100, F, 22, Saskatoon, SK
Carle, John, 800, M, 21, St-Bruno, QC
Carpenter, Kristin, 3000SC, F, 22, Vancouver, BC
Cherubin, Nathalie, 4 x 100, F, 20, Montreal, QC
Christopher, Tyler, 200,400, 4 x 400, M, 21, Chilliwack, BC
Cote, Donald, 20KRW, M, 22, Gatineau, QC
Dugal, Julien, 4 x 400, M, 20, St-Elie de Caxton, QC
Fraser, Curtis, 100, 4 x 100, M, 22, Ottawa, ON
Frizell, Sultana, HT, F, 20, Perth, ON
Garber, Anthony, 4 x 100, M, 21, Toronto, ON
Hanson, Robert, PV, M, 22, Saskatoon, SK
Harber, Michael, JT, M, 21, Windsor, ON
Hendry, Kelsie, PV, F, 22, Saskatoon, SK
Howard, Julia, 800, F, 21, St. John's, NF
Hua, Elaine, 4 x 100, F, 22, Edmonton, AB
Hunter, Kristjan, 5000, 3000SC, M, 20, Winnipeg, MB
Hurtubise, Neal, 4 x 400, M, 22, Vancouver, BC
Kroshus, Emily, 5000, F, 21, Calgary, AB
Kupper, Sue, PV, F, 20, Edmonton, AB
Lachapelle, Melanie, 100H, LJ, F, 22, Ontario
Leblanc, Marie-Andree, 4 x 100, F, 22, Campbellton, NB
Matthews, Kristen, HJ, F, 22, Hamilton, ON
Mezheritsky, Daniel, DEC, M, 20, Vancouver, BC
Murray, Novelle, DT, F, 20, Surrey, BC
Parris, Emmanuel, 100,200, 4 x 100, M, 22, Etobicoke, ON
Ratzlaff, Holly, 400H, F, 20, Calgary, AB
Rehel, Wesley, 400H, 4 x 400, M, 22, Montreal, QC
Reid, Megan, SP, HT, F, 21, Moose Jaw, SK
Richard, Stephane, LJ, TJ, M, 22, Montreal, QC
Roulston, David, 1500, M, 22, Vancouver, BC
Slater, Shannon, 1500, F, 22, Calgary, AB
Sproll, Erik, 800, M, 21, Winnipeg, MB
Steacy, James, DT,HT, M, 20, Lethbridge, AB
Tasche, Lindsay, HEP, F, 22, Saskatoon, SK
Trembath, Darolyn, 1500, F, 22, Winnipeg, MB
Turland, Arthur, DT,HT, M, 22, Kincardine, ON
Upuu, Mandy, 400, F, 22, Courtenay, BC
Vadeboncoeur, Nathan, 400, 4 x 400, M, 20, Winnipeg, MB
VanRavenswaay, Daisy, DT, JT, F, 20, Canfield, ON
Wallis, Jeff, SP, M, 21, Duncan, BC
Weber, Ryan, 3000SC, M, 22, North Vancouver, BC
Wells, Graeme, 1500, M, 21, Surrey, BC
Wood, Steven, 4 x 100, M, 21, Mississauga, ON
Athletes must be 20-22 years old as of December 31, 2004. The maximum
number per individual event is two athletes. Each country is also entitled
to enter one team per relay event.
For more information on the team and the NACAC Championships, please
refer to www.athletics.ca/article.asp?id=2188.
2004 BC TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS INFORMATION LINKS:
BC MASTERS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 19, 20 2004
BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 26, 2004
Nanaimo BC - Nanaimo & District Track & Field Club
BC JUVENILE AND SENIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 26, 27 2004
Abbotsford BC - Valley Royals Track & Field Club
BC JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 2, 3, 4 2004
BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
SPECIAL NOTE - IT'S EXPECTED TO HIT EXTREME
HIGH TEMPERATURES IN KAMLOOPS THIS WEEKEND - COME PREPARED !!
July 23, 24, 25 2004
Kamloops, BC - Kamloops Track & Field Club
FINAL SCHEDULE: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/jdfinalsched.pdf
ALL COMERS TRACK & FIELD MEETS
Burnaby & Penticton
July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 2004
Form more information:
Hershey Harriers - Burnaby Meets - www.hersheyharriers.com/
Penticton Athletics - Penticton Meets - www.penathletics.com/
50th ANNIVERSARY DREAM MILE
Organized by the Lions Gate Road Runners
9:00 A.M. Saturday, August 7th. Balaclava Park Track, 30th & Balaclava
Low key fun morning celebrating the August 7th 1954 Miracle Mile at
Empire Stadium that featured Roger Bannister from England and John Landy
of Australia both running under 4 minutes for the first time in history.
Both athletes used this track for practice prior to their famous race
"heard around the world".
A variety of mile runs will occur depending on a runners preferred mile
pace. The first mile run at 9:00 A.M. will be for the 12 minutes and above
pace group followed by successive mile runs until the final group of sub 5
minute mile runners have performed. Depending on the numbers of
participants and pace groups the schedule and number of mile runs might
have to be adjusted.
Day of Event fees collected for non members of BCA and light
refreshments will be served.
Information: Roger Brownsey 604-263-2814.
BCA 10KM CHAMPIONSHIPS - SQUAMISH 10K
August 1, 2004
Junior Men & Women - 1, 2, 3, place medals for 19 & under as
of Dec 31, 2004
Senior Men & Women - 1, 2, 3, place medals - 20 - 39 as of Dec. 31,
Masters Men & Women - 1, 2, 3, place medals for the best Masters
finishers OVERALL and ribbons for 1, 2, 3, place in each of the following
7 age categories:
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Note - Masters age group is based on their age on the day of the race.
TIMEX BC ROAD RUNNING SERIES - SERIES FINAL AWARDS
At the last event: Labour Day Weekend 8km
Steveston Community Centre - Richmond
BOWEN ISLAND, RUN FOR THE FERRY ** DATE CHANGE **
Timex # 13
New Date - AUGUST 28, 2004
2004 BC ROAD RUNNING RANKINGS NOW AVAILABLE
CROSS COUNTRY & TRAIL RUNNING
CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING CAMP - WHISTLER, BC
** ONLY FOUR WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER **
NorWesters and West Vancouver Track and Field Clubs announce the second
annual Whistler Cross Country Training Camp.
When: Friday August 27 - Wednesday September 1, 2004.
Location: Whistler BC.
The 5-day Whistler Cross-country program is designed for high school boys
and girls who want to get a head start on the upcoming cross-country
season. Set in the beautiful valley of Whistler, B.C., the camp will take
advantage of miles of exhilarating mountain trails, get up into the alpine
for the ultimate 'high' and make use of state of the art fitness
facilities and sport training experts at the resort. This camp will be the
ultimate training experience - challenging and fun.
Individual Camper Rate $300.00; North Van Bar Code #121034
Register with North Van Rec Centre Online: http://econnect.northvanrec.com/ereg/Activities/Activities.asp
(requires Playcard and PIN)
Complete details of the camp on the NorWester website: http://norwesterstandf.com/xc-camp.html
2004 BC ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS WEBSITE:
Entry forms are now available on the website: www.bcxcchampionships.com
COURSES, CLINICS, SEMINARS
THE NEW NCCP PROGRAM
If you are looking for more information or Posters with regards to the
new NCCP Program, please go to the CABC website:
NCCP COACHING CERTIFICATION
For additional information on courses offered, contact Brian McCalder
or go to the website at www.bcathletics.org/main/education.htm#coached.
NCCP THEORY COURSES SUMMER 2004
For information please phone 604-467-4675 or visit www.westcoastkinesiology.com
or go to CABC web-site www.coaches.bc.ca/.
To register please phone 604-467-7322.
THREE WAVES NEWSLETTER
CAC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COACHING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
OTTAWA - With funding from Human Resources and Skills Development
Canada (HRSDC), through its National Career Focus program, the Coaching
Association of Canada (CAC) is offering subsidies to sport organizations
to enable them to hire young professionals for internships lasting eight
months, leading to long-term employment in coaching. Coaches will be
selected to take part in the apprenticeship program, with each receiving a
grant of $12,000.
"This is the fifth year we have received funding from HRSDC for
this program and we are very excited to offer young Canadians an
opportunity to find full-time employment as coaches. During the first four
years of the program, we had a 92% success rate with interns continuing to
work full-time at the end of the placement" says John Bales, CAC
The deadline for applications is August 11, 2004, for positions
starting September 7, 2004.
To be eligible, as per National Career Focus program criteria, interns
- up to 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection;
- post-secondary graduates
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons on whom refugee
protection has been conferred;
- out of school;
- legally entitled to work according to the relevant
provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
- not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.
For more information about the Coaching Internship Program, visit our
website at www.coach.ca/e/grants/internships.htm
(613) 235-5000 ext. 9-2375
The National Career Focus program under the Youth Employment Strategy
(YES) provides financial support to Canadian employers and organizations
to provide post-secondary graduates with career-related work experience to
help them acquire advanced employment skills and become leaders in their
The Coaching Association of Canada is a not-for-profit amateur sport
organization with the mandate to improve the effectiveness of coaching
across all sports and at all levels of the sport system.
CANADA SUMMER GAMES CAMP RESCHEDULED
After much careful consideration, the Canada Summer Games Development
Camp & Competition, health assessment and educational seminar for this
upcoming weekend (July 16 - 18th) has been postponed to the fall of 2004.
Unfortunately, this is due to conflicting schedules with our local
provincial athletes with competitions from the Canadian Seniors and
The Canada Games Development Camp (Fall 2004) will allow our identified
and potential athletes and coaches to take part in a critical part of the
preparation for the Canada Summer Games. This camp will include topics
such as mental training, program planning, athlete health screening,
nutrition & hydration and strength & conditioning. Furthermore,
this Development Camp will be a critical part in the development,
preparation and selection of the BC Team.
Details to be announced.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Ogilvie at (604) 737-3176
2004 BC JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD TEAM FOR COMPETITION AT THE 2004
CANADIAN JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Curtis Moss Javelin
Rochelle Kokayko Hammer
Kelsey DeCamillis Shot Put
Joe Eppele Hammer
Mike Mason High Jump
Leo Murray Long Jump & High Jump
Emily Sheppard High Jump
Kerri Clifford Pole Vault
Carmen Ballard 1500m & 3000m
Geoff Martinson 800m
Meredith MacGregor 2000m S/C
Lisa Egamie 800m
Jessica Olfert 100mH
Lauren Welch 400mH
Jordan Shimell 400mH
Catrina Chisholm Hammer
Chelsea Payne Hammer
Mikaela Patterson Hammer, Discus & Shot put
Shannon Elmer 800m
Melissa Appelt 2000m S/C
Corri-An Fell 400mH
Chris Winter 3000m S/C
Tyler Beaton Triple Jump & High Jump
Jarid Vaughan High Jump & 200m
Katie Gallagher Triple Jump & Long Jump
Kristen Kolstad 1500m
Megan Huzzey Race Walk
Mark Wallbank 400mH
Rob Drapala 400m & 200m
Yvonne Mensah 100mH & 100m
Brandt Fralick 200m & 100m
Cloe Hewitt Heptathlon
Scott Saunders Decathlon
Richard Collier Head Coach & Throws Coach
Allain McCallum Team Manager
Peter Ogilvie Sprints & Hurdles Coach
Frank Reynolds Distance & Walks
Tony Dickson Jumps & Combined Events
BC ATHLETICS OFFICIALS NEWS LETTER - JUNE 2004
MARATHON TRAINING CLINIC - THE COMOX VALLEY COUNTRY ROADS MARATHON
Darren Skuja of Absolutely Running and BC Road Running (a division of
BC Athletics) have partnered in a Marathon Training Program based out of
Courtenay / Comox. Darren, a long time distance runner and certified
coach, is the leader and designer of the program that has as one of its
goals preparation for the Comox Valley Country Roads Marathon, September
5, 2004. For more information and to register for the clinic please go to:
PETER OGILVIE - TECHNICAL MANAGER TRACK & FIELD / DIRECTOR POWER
As the new BC Athletics Technical Manager Track and Field and Director
of the Power Speed Event Groups, I would like to introduce myself to you
and take this time to point out some of my visions and goals in this
position, effective immediately. I do believe in sharing this with each
member within BC Athletics as we are all members in an extended track and
field family and we need to make it happen - together.
As a former two-time Canadian Olympian (Barcelona 1992 & Atlanta
1996), I have had the honour of competing in this great sport for over 20
years in British Columbia. I have journeyed through the various
developmental track and field programs here in British Columbia as a J.D.,
Juvenile, Junior and Senior athlete and I have taken part in many
provincial, national and international competitions.
Having an extensive knowledge and understanding in the foundation of
our sport, my immediate goals are to strengthen our sport from within and
promote our sport to those who have not heard our message.
As I do like to have a much-more hands on approach with
customer-service, your patience is needed as I try to manage this program
the best way I can.
Here are just some of the key issues that I'll be working on with your
much needed support and understanding:
- Exposing more young people to the greatest sport in the world -
track & field - by taking steps within our school systems to keep
our athletes in track and field and recruit more into our sport.
- Promote and develop a positive atmosphere incorporating a
recognizable 'Team BC' for all age groups - Juvenile, Junior and
- Develop a renewed media presence to help promote our sport to the
province and the world.
- Expanding official education and its program to recruit the next
generation of volunteers and make it rewarding.
- Coaching development is critical. Clubs revolve around coaches.
Therefore we must do everything possible to help coaches coach. We
must identify the coaches and look at ways to reward them with
opportunities and remuneration.
- Work together with existing clubs, committees and boards to develop
a large pool of athletes that will allow our sport to grow in all
I look forward in working alongside you in helping make this sport
better for the future.
Technical Manager Track & Field / Director for Power Speed
2004 GLASGOW JUNIOR MATCH SELECTION CRITERIA
LEGENDS OF THE PLAIN INTERNATIONAL THROWING MEET
2004 NATIONAL TEAM - GLASGOW JUNIOR TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT
IPC Rules Now Posted
Sport Canada Funding Programs
Athletics Canada Bylaws and Rules
BC TEAM PROGRAM SELECTION CRITERIA AND STANDARDS
The BC Athletics Team selection criteria and standards and declaration
form are posted on the BC Athletics website at www.bcathletics.org/main/sportspecific.htm.
Special note: BC/Yukon Legion Track & Field Team
The team to the Legion National Track & Field Championships, August
5 to 12/04 in Sudbury, Ontario will be made up of 25 Juvenile age athletes
(ages 16/17 as of Dec 31/04) and 15 - 15 yr. old athletes (15 as of Dec
31/04). This is new for 2004. The maximum team size is 40 athletes.
Unfortunately only athletes named to the team will be eligible to attend
the Legion National Track & Field Championships. The details for team
selection will be posted on the BC Athletics website at: www.bcathletics.org/main/sportspecific.htm.
NEW SUMMER STUDENT AT BC ATHLETICS
BC Athletics is pleased to welcome Kristin Carpenter to our team in the
office this summer. Kristin joins us from the University of British
Columbia where she is enrolled in the Leisure and Sport Management
program, minoring in Commerce. In addition to school, she runs and acts as
the Team Manager for the UBC Cross Country and Track & Field teams,
sits on the UBC Thunderbird Athletes Council, and volunteers with the UBC
Learning Exchange. This summer she will be keeping up the summer Track and
Field rankings and helping with other office duties.
If you need to contact Kristin you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at (604)737-3175.
2004 PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES
November 6 - 14 2004
2005 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
BC Athletics is looking for volunteers to take on a division of the
annual BC Athletics Calendar of Events. You will be asked to manage and
update this year's 2004 and compile event data for the 2005 calendar. An
Excel file of the 2004 calendar document will be provided. Divisions
1.) Track & Field
2.) Cross Country
3.) Road Running & Road Relays
5.) Ultra & trail
For further information please contact Jerry Tighe at email@example.com or
BC ATHLETICS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION
In compliance with the new Provincial Government regulations with
respect to the collection, use, protection and retention of personal
information, the BC Athletics Board of Directors has approved (in
principle) the a privacy and personal information statement. This
statement is available on the BC Athletics website under: www.bcathletics.org/main/privacy.htm
The Board of Directors has asked for the following:
- feedback on the privacy statement;
- the nominating of individuals to sit as a three (3) person Privacy
Committee of the Board together with the staff privacy officer Sam
Collier. The responsibilities of the committee would include assisting
Continued compliance with Government Legislation.
Feedback on the Privacy Statement and Nominations for this committee
should be sent to BC Athletics C/O Sam Collier at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW BC ATHLETICS DAY OF EVENT MEMBERSHIP FEE
BC Athletics Day of Event Membership Fee Sharing - New Schedule -
effective April 1, 2004
The BC Athletics Board of Directors reviewed the Executive committee
proposal and alternative proposals from both Maurice Wilson and Frank
Stebner. The Board wishes to thank these members and others who may have
contributed for their ideas and support on this matter.
The new Day of Event fee sharing schedule is as follows:
- The calculations are based on the number of Day of Event Members
entered in your event. (Those who are not registered annual members
[current] of BC Athletics or another Provincial/Territorial, State or
National Athletics Association.)
- To support this BC Athletics provides to all sanctioned event
organizers, a list of eligible members and an update to that list
prior to the event. For those from another province, territory, state
or national athletics association, they should verify membership with
their valid association membership card. If they are not members of
their provincial, territorial, state or national athletics association
then they can become BC Athletics Day of Event members.
- The new Day of Event Membership Fee sharing schedule is:
||Number of Day of Event
|Fees Retained by Event
||Fees Remitted to
||The first 500
||$1.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$2.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
||The next 500
||$1.25 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$1.75 per Day of Event Mbr.
||The next 1000
||$1.50 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$1.50 per Day of Event Mbr.
||The next 2000
||$1.75 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$1.25 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$2.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
||$1.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
- Associated with the new fee schedule is also a scale of
Value-In-Kind Benefits linked to each Step of the new schedule.
The value in-kind or soft benefits component of a new schedule of BC
Athletics Day of Event membership fee sharing would apply and have benefit
for both the Sanctioned Event and BC Athletics/Divisions.
The in-kind benefits to Club/Event Organizing Committee and BC
Athletics (the Divisions of) from sanctioned events are to be linked to
the Day of Event Membership fee retained by the sanctioned event and that
returned to BC Athletics. The guiding principles are:
- that the more retained by the sanctioned event the more the event
can provide to grow their participation and/or quality of their event;
- that the more that is retained by the event, the greater the value
in-kind benefits to the association/division within the event.
The following will developed and linked to the steps in the new Fee
For the sanctioned events the benefits, financial and in-kind benefits
(in addition to the standard benefits already provided) include and in no
- an incentive to help grow participation in the event through the
establishment of a new sharing formula for the day of event membership
- enabling prize money or enhanced prize money through the retaining
of more day of event membership revenue, based on a new sharing
- sport promotional information - provided by the association and put
in participants event/race packages;
- for member clubs, information on where to get location and contact
information - provided by the association and put in participants
- for children and families - information on kids programs - provided
by the association and put in participants event/race packages;
- provision for the display and distribution of event information
brochures at the BC Athletics booth at event expos;
- a review of the electronic version of the Calendar of Events which
includes the consideration of the idea for a two tiered calendar:
- the first calendar being only those events that are sanctioned
by BC Athletics and other Prov/Terr or Nat'l Athletics
- the second calendar - linked from the first calendar, would be
the full calendar of all events, with the highlighting and bolding
as is currently presented;
- a calendar of events listing fee for non sanctioned events;
- a partnership with the divisions of the association to provide
assistance for regional level seminars and/or guest speakers in
conjunction with a sanctioned event in that region.
These value-in-kind benefits will be linked in a progressive format to
provide more to the event as the Day of Event Membership participation
increases and as a result more of the Day of Event membership revenue is
retained by the Club/Event Organizing Committee.
For BC Athletics/Divisions of the value-in-kind benefits to be linked
to the steps in the new Fee Sharing Schedule include and in no particular
- association/division information - in participants event/race
- information on clubs - where to get location and contact information
- in participants event/race package;
- Athletics (the sport) promotional material that is specific to
various parts of the sport e.g. road running - in participants
- information on kids programs - in participants event/race package;
- association division logo on event entry forms/information packages;
- signage at sanctioned events;
- booth space at event expo and/or the event;
- recognition at some level as a sponsor or supporter of the
- designation of Day of Event revenue retained by the club to go to
prize money in the event;
association/division representative participation in event awards
presentations - as appropriate.
These value-in-kind benefits will be linked in a progressive format to
provide more exposure to BC Athletics/Divisions in the event as the Day of
Event Membership participation increases and as a result less Day of Event
membership revenue per person is returned to BC Athletics.
The materials referenced in the above value-in-kind benefits would be a
responsibility of the association.
NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS ADVISORY
Nutritional Supplements - Advisory from the Canadian Centre for Ethics
in Sport (CCES)
Marijuana Prohibited in the Canadian Domestic Doping Control Program
CALL FOR TECHNICAL AND ORGANIZATION PAPERS
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
see Track & Field above
Track & Field
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.