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ISSUE #29-2004
Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: sam.collier@bcathletics.org 

In this issue:

  • BC/Yukon Team announced for the 2004 Royal Canadian Legion Track & Field Championships
  • BC 10km Road Running Championships - Squamish, August 1st
  • Regional Interior Track & Field Championships - Penticton, July 31, 2004
  • BC Junior Development Awards - deadline August 31, 2004

Track & Field
Road Running
Cross Country & Trail Running
Courses, Clinics, Seminars
Coaching
Reminders!
Event Listings
BC Rankings


TRACK & FIELD

REGIONAL INTERIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS - July 31, 2004

The Regional Interior Championships will be held in Penticton on Saturday July 31st. A pentathlon is available for all athletes '91 and younger (9-13 yrs). 
The meet package and tentative schedule is available at www.penathletics.com.
All entries are to be sent to allander@penathletics.com.
Deadline is July 26th, but due to short notice of info getting out, it will be flexible.

BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT AWARDS - DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2004

It's that time of year again! The deadline for nominations for Junior Development Awards is AUGUST 31, 2004. Nomination forms and information can be found at: www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/jdawardscrit.htm


BC/YUKON TEAM FOR THE 2004 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

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).

Selected Juvenile age athletes:

Athlete			Event				Hometown
Brendan Cleary		200m, 400m, 4x100m & 4x400m	Ladysmith
Corri-An Campbell-Fell	200m, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m	Vancouver
Erin Payne		400m, 4x100m & 4x400m		Surrey
Joel Newbert		100mH, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m	Vancouver
Lisa Egami		800m, 1500m & 4x400m		Coquitlam
Melissa Appelt		400mH, 1500m S/C & 4x400m	Surrey
Justin Marpole-Bird	1500m, 3000m & 4x400m		Vancouver
Kaitlin Huzzey		1500m R/W & 4x400m		Victoria
Kevin Freisen		800m, 1500m & 4x400m		Nanaimo
Leo Murray		HJ, LJ, 4x100m & 4x400m		Surrey
Katie Gallagher		HJ, LJ, TJ, 4x100m & 4x400m	Courtney
Emily Sheppard		HJ & 4x100m			North Van
Rochelle Kokayko	Hammer				Kelowna
Chelsea Payne		Shot Put & Hammer		Richmond
Tyrell Mara		Discus				Surrey
Lara Terlaak		Discus				Surrey
Elizabeth Gleadle	Javelin & 4x100m		Vancouver
Curtis Moss		Javelin, Shotput & 4x100m	Burnaby
J.D. Rose		Hammer				Nanaimo
Vicki Tolton		Heptathlon			Smithers
Reid Gustavson		Octathlon			West Van
David Skermer		Discus & Shotput		Peachland
Olivia Arkell		Heptathlon			Kelowna
Andrew Spiro		Javelin & 4x100m		Victoria
Camille Richard		TJ, LJ & 4x100m			West Van
BC 15 Year Old Team
Megan Montgomery	Discus & Shotput & Javelin	West Van
Brooke Pighin		Javelin				Pt Alberni
Trey Henderson		Discus, Shotput & 4x100m	Richmond
Matt Dawes		Javelin				Nanaimo
Karley Neveu		HJ. LJ & 80mH			Surrey
Shawn Swartz		High Jump & 4x100m		Pt Coq
Angela Shaw		400m & 800m			Langley
Kelly Forbes		300mH & Javelin			Courtenay
Thomas Riekki		100m, 100mH, 300mH & 4x100m	Victoria
David Minor		400m, 800m & 4x100m		Mission
Brett Wakefield		1500m & 3000m			Maple Rdg.
Sam Bowman		3000m				Vancouver
Gabrielle Payne		High Jump			Richmond
Andrew Boss		100m, 100mH, 300mH & 4x100m	Pt Coq
Kyle Nielson		Javelin, Shotput & Discus	Coquitlam
Coaches:
Tony Dickson		Sprints & Relays		Comox
Robert Connors		Distance & Walks		Pr. George
Ian Cameron		Jumps				Armstrong
Richard Collier		Throws				Richmond
Laurier Primeau		Team Manager 			Vancouver
Irene Hanson-Monie	Team Manager			Coquitlam
Jackie Murrell		Team Manager			Vancouver
Mike Murrell		Team Manager			Vancouver

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 July.

TEAM CANADA

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
RESULTS: www3.telus.net/langleymustangs/Langley%20PACIFIC%20RESULTS%202004.htm

BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 26, 2004
Nanaimo BC - Nanaimo & District Track & Field Club
RESULTS: www.pentrack.org/TrackAndField/BCJDPentathlon/BCJDPent.htm

BC JUVENILE AND SENIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 26, 27 2004
Abbotsford BC - Valley Royals Track & Field Club
RESULTS: www.valleyroyals.org/results/2004_BC_Juv_Sr_International.htm

BC JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 2, 3, 4 2004
RESULTS: www.ktfc.org/Jack%20Brow%20Final%20Results%202004.htm

BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 23, 24, 25 2004
Kamloops, BC - Kamloops Track & Field Club
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 St. Vancouver

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.

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ROAD RUNNING

BCA 10KM CHAMPIONSHIPS - SQUAMISH 10K

August 1, 2004
Awards:
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, 2004
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
www.runfortheferry.ca

2004 BC ROAD RUNNING RANKINGS NOW AVAILABLE

www.bcathletics.org/main/road_running.htm#rankings

MEASUREMENT OF ROAD RACE COURSES

IAAF Publication "The Measurement of Road Race Courses", Second Edition 2004 is now available at www.iaaf.org/downloads/manuals/index.html

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CROSS COUNTRY & TRAIL RUNNING

CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING CAMP - WHISTLER, BC

** ONLY THREE 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

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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:
www.coaches.bc.ca/ 

NCCP COACHING CERTIFICATION

For additional information on courses offered, contact Brian McCalder at brian.mcalder@bcathletics.org 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.

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COACHING

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 president.

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 must be

  • 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 or contact:

Jason Kerswill
(613) 235-5000 ext. 9-2375
jkerswill@coach.ca

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 fields.

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.

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REMINDERS

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 Canadian Juniors.
Please note:
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 or peterogilvie@bcathletics.org.

MARATHON TRAINING CLINIC - THE COMOX VALLEY COUNTRY ROADS MARATHON CLINIC

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: www.absolutelyrunning.com/clinics.html.


PETER OGILVIE - TECHNICAL MANAGER TRACK & FIELD / DIRECTOR POWER & SPEED

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Promote and develop a positive atmosphere incorporating a recognizable 'Team BC' for all age groups - Juvenile, Junior and Senior.
  3. Develop a renewed media presence to help promote our sport to the province and the world.
  4. Expanding official education and its program to recruit the next generation of volunteers and make it rewarding.
  5. 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.
  6. Work together with existing clubs, committees and boards to develop a large pool of athletes that will allow our sport to grow in all areas.

I look forward in working alongside you in helping make this sport better for the future.

Sincerely,

Peter Ogilvie
BC Athletics
Technical Manager Track & Field / Director for Power Speed
Email: peterogilvie@bcathletics.org
Ph: 604-737-3176
Fax: 604-737-3171


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 trackandfieldrankings@bcathletics.org or by phone at (604)737-3175.

2004 PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES

November 6 - 14 2004
www.mastersgames.com.au/sports/events/athletics.htm

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 available are:
1.) Track & Field
2.) Cross Country
3.) Road Running & Road Relays
4.) Marathon
5.) Ultra & trail
6.) Triathlon
For further information please contact Jerry Tighe at jerrytighe@bcathletics.org or (604) 737-3170.

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 in finalizing the privacy policy and the ongoing review to insure 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: sam.collier@bcathletics.org 
Thank you.
Brian McCalder
Pres/CEO


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:

  1. 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.)
  2. 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.
  3. The new Day of Event Membership Fee sharing schedule is:
  Number of Day of Event 
Members Entered
Fees Retained by Event Fees Remitted to 
BC Athletics
Step 1 The first 500 $1.00 per Day of Event Mbr. $2.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 2 The next 500 $1.25 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.75 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 3 The next 1000 $1.50 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.50 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 4 The next 2000 $1.75 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.25 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 5 All remaining $2.00 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
  1. 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:

  1. that the more retained by the sanctioned event the more the event can provide to grow their participation and/or quality of their event; and
  2. 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 Sharing Schedule.

For the sanctioned events the benefits, financial and in-kind benefits (in addition to the standard benefits already provided) include and in no particular order:

  • an incentive to help grow participation in the event through the establishment of a new sharing formula for the day of event membership revenue;
  • enabling prize money or enhanced prize money through the retaining of more day of event membership revenue, based on a new sharing formula;
  • 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 event/race packages;
  • 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 Associations;
    • 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 order:

  • association/division information - in participants event/race package;
  • 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 event/race package;
  • 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 sanctioned event;
  • 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)
www.cces.ca/forms/index.cfm?DSP=template&act=view3&template_id=174&lang=e
www.cces.ca/pdfs/CCES-ADV-NoGuarantees-E.pdf

ADVISORY NOTE

Marijuana Prohibited in the Canadian Domestic Doping Control Program
www.cces.ca/pdfs/CCES-ADV-Cannabinoids-E.pdf

CALL FOR TECHNICAL AND ORGANIZATION PAPERS

www.bcathletics.org/main/papers_articles.htm

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EVENT LISTINGS

MAJOR AND UPCOMING EVENTS SANCTIONED BY BC ATHLETICS

Details, direct links and contacts
www.bcathletics.org/main/index.htm 

For complete listings of upcoming events (BC sanctioned events highlighted in yellow) with contact information:

Track & Field

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_tf.htm 

Road Running

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_rr.htm

Marathons

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_mar.htm 

Road Relays & Ultra

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_rr2.htm 

Cross Country and Trail Running

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_xc.htm

Race Walking

see Track & Field above

Triathlon/Duathlon

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_tri.htm

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BC RANKINGS

Road Running:

www.bcathletics.org/main/road_running.htm#rankings

Track & Field

www.bcathletics.org/main/track_field.htm#rankings 


Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.

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