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Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: email@example.com
Highlights from this issue:
- Team BC Announced - Team BC vs Team Alberta Dual Meets
- Website On-Line Registration Form Problems - May 16th to May 24th
- BC Athletics Office Closed May 25th - May 26th
- BC Masters Pole Vault Championship - June 14th - Victoria
- Athletics Canada finalizes team for Pacific World Cup
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
Website On-Line Registration Form Problems - May 16th to May 24th
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you submitted an online payment / registration
form on this site (not including the BCA individual membership form)
between May 16 and May 24 at 10:15am, we did NOT receive your information
due to a server problem (fixed now). Please resubmit the form ASAP. You
will be sent a confirmation from Sam Collier when it has been received.
Sorry for any inconvenience. This also includes on-line entries submitted
for the Kajaks International Meet.
BC Athletics Office Closed May 25th - May 26th
Please note that the BC Athletics office will be closed Thursday May
25th and Friday May 26th. BC Athletics staff will be attending meetings at
the Athletics Canada Annual General Meeting. The office will re-open
Monday, May 29th.
BC Masters Pole Vault Championship - June 14th - Victoria
Gerard Dumas is hosting the BC Masters Pole Vault Championship on
Wednesday, June 14th at 5 pm in Victoria. For information and details
please contact Gerard directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing Risk - Keeping our Sport Safe
In the continuing effort to provide information and tools to assist
member clubs in managing risk and providing a safe environment for
children, youth and adults to train, participate and compete in Athletics
(Road Running, Track & Field, Race Walking, Cross Country Running,
Marathons, Ultras, Trail and Mtn Running), please find below the link to
the Sport BC website and information on:
- Harassment and Abuse in Sport
- Safety in Sport
- Screening Staff and Volunteers
BCA # Checker
Forgot your BCA membership number? Aren't sure if you've signed up for
2006 or not?
Find out by using the BCA # Checker:
Applications are being accepted for the Stacey Levitt Women and Sport
Scholarship. The $2,500 award is open to a young woman, a girls' team, or
a sport organization that exemplifies the ideals and qualities of the
woman whom it honours. It will be shared by five recipients. High school
and university/college-age women are encouraged to apply. Consideration
will be given to financial need. There is no application form. Candidates
are simply asked to outline how the scholarship will be used for women and
sport. Please include your name, age, phone, fax and e-mail on your
application. Full details are available at www.caaws.ca/e/grants/levitt/.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 31st, 2006.
2006 PacifiCanada International Track &
Team BC Announced - Team BC vs Team Alberta Dual Meets
BC Athletics is pleased to announce Team BC for the Team BC vs Team
Alberta Dual Track & Field Meets. The following list is subject to
Ruky Abdullai 400m/HJ
Corri-Ann Campbell Fell 100mH/400mH
Elizabeth Gleadle JT
Rebecca Johnstone 800m
Meredith MacGregor 1500m/3000mS/C
Heather Mancell 800m/1500m
Lauren Seibel 400m
Zaria Stoffman 100mH
Lauren Welch 400mH
Billie Whitegibson 100m/200m
Liza Whitehead 100m
Heather Zavaduk PV
Dylan Armstrong SP/HT
Mike Clapson PV
Matt Clifford PV
Andrew Cooke 400mH
Chad Fraser 800m/1500m
Seth Fraser 800m/1500m
Joel Halcro 200m/400m
Justin Kripps 100m/200m
Sean Laforest HT
Kevin Lim 400m
Curtis Moss JT
Jeff Symonds 3000mS/C
Ira Thomson 200m/400m
Kim Chapdelaine Sprints/Hurdles
Larry Blaschuk Jumps
Tom Nielsen Throws
Carolyn Daubeny Middle Distance/Distance
SPECIAL NOTE: BC Team athletes are asked to
contact Ron Bunting at the BC Athletics at your earliest convenience - email@example.com
or (604) 737-3176
There will be 3 Separate Scored Dual Meets and an overall Dual Meet
Series Score. The Dual Meet Competitions will be:
Lafarge Abbotsford Track Classic
June 4, 2006
Meet Website: http://international.valleyroyals.org
Review Kajaks International Track Classic
June 6, 2006
Meet Website: www.kajaks.org/events/kajaksinternational.htm
The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic / Pacific
June 8, 2006
Meet Website: www.harryjerome.com
Athletics Canada finalizes team for Pacific World Cup
Athletics Canada announced today ten more athletes to compete in the
Pacific World Cup. The 2nd Annual Pacific World Cup - a dual international
meet taking place in Burnaby on June 8th - will feature Canadian national
team athletes facing off against China's finest.
Athletics Canada's complete Pacific World Cup team can be found at:
Ten athletes added to Pacific World Cup team:
Broomfield, Erica Scarborough, ON 100m / 4X100m
Dortch, Tawa Edmonton, AB 400m Hurdles
Grenier, Martin Sherbrooke, QC 4X100m
Hendry, Kelsie Saskatoon, SK Pole Vault
Jennings, Karl Brampton, ON 110m Hurdles
MacLeod, Jared Winnipeg, MB 110m Hurdles
Olupona, Toyin Mississauga, ON 100m / 4X100m
Parris, Emanuel Montréal, QC 4X100m
Russell, Scott Windsor, ON Javelin
Whyte, Angela Edmonton, AB 100m Hurdles
Erica Broomfield, Tawa Dortch, Kelsie Hendry, Jared MacLeaod, Emanuel
Parris, Scott Russell and Angela Whyte all competed for Canada at the
XVIII Commonwealth Games in March.
More recently Martin Grenier from Sherbrooke finished first in the 100m
at the World Haylett Invitational in Manhattan, NY in a time of 10.54. At
the same event on May 7th Grenier was fourth in the 200m clocking in at
Scott Russell from Windsor finished second at the Grand Prix of Brazil
in Belem with a throw of 79.55 meters in the javelin on May 21st. The
heave was Russell's best of this young season.
CLUB FUND RAISING OPPORTUNITY
The 2006 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic
featuring The Pacific World Cup - China vs Canada
This international event will start at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8,
2006 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
The Achilles International Track & Field Society would like to
offer BC Athletics Member Clubs the opportunity to purchase both reserved
and general admission tickets at a discount. These tickets may be used by
club members to attend the event or sold at face value to raise money for
Reserved stadium tickets will be $10 (regular $15) and general
admission bleacher seats $5 (regular $10). These tickets must be purchased
directly from the Achilles International Track & Field Society no
later than June 1, 2006.
For further information or tickets contact George Short at (604)
733-9698 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BC Summer Games
KAMLOOPS SUMMER GAMES 2006 ZONE TRIALS SCHEDULE
ZONE 1 - KOOTENAYS
May 20, 2006 - Hayley Park, Trail, BC
Contact: Dan Horan
ZONE 2 - THOMPSON-OKANAGAN
May 23, 2006 - Kelowna, BC
Contact: Heather Baptie
ZONE 3 - FRASER VALLEY
June 6-7, 2006 - Maple Ridge, BC - date changed
Contact: Brad Wallbank
ZONE 4 - FRASER RIVER-DELTA
May 23rd and May 25th - Burnaby Central High School - Burnaby, BC
Contact: Kathy Terlicher
ZONE 5 - VANCOUVER-SQUAMISH
June 6th, 7th, 8th, 2006 - Handsworth Secondary School - West
Contact: Dawn Copping
ZONE 6 - VANCOUVER ISLAND-CENTRAL COAST
June 10th & 11th, 2006
Bob Dailey Stadium - Port Alberni, BC
Contact: Tom Dingle
ZONE 7 - NORTH WEST
May 19th and May 20th, 2006 - Smithers, BC
Contact: Dighton Haynes
ZONE 8 - CARIBOO-NORTH EAST
June 11th and June 12th - Masich Stadium - Prince George, BC
Contact: Tom Masich and Bevin Kennelly
New this year - Kajaks All-Comers Series
May 25, June 1, and June 15, 2006. Come out and race for the fun of it,
or compete with your friends for bragging rights! With events from the
100m to the 1500m, and all
electronically timed with Finish Lynx timing. Details available at:
Courses and Clinics
Hurdles Clinic Opportunity - Sunday June 4
The clinic will take place prior to the Lafarge International Track and
Field Meet and begins at 12:00 to approximately 3:00.
This is an opportunity for athletes and coaches in Sprint Hurdles from
age 15 and older. The location is at Swan Track. Ron Parker will be
presenting this clinic and it will include biomechanics and skills related
to sprint hurdles a practical training session and video analysis.
For more information contact Ron Bunting at 604-737-3176. The cost of
this clinic is $25.00 plus GST for BC Athletics members and $35 plus GST
for non members payable to BC Athletics.
Registration forms can be found at:
Level 1 Coaching Clinic Host needed:
Anyone interested in hosting a Level 1 Coaching Certification Clinic
should contact Ron Bunting at email@example.com.
The BC Athletics Summer 2006 Road Running Performance "Interval
Training" Clinic from May 10 at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park
The clinic, coached by past Vancouver Marathon winner and Certified
Level 2 Coach John Hill, is on 20 consecutive Wednesdays at 6PM until
The registration fee is $149.80 (with GST) and includes a BC Athletics
Training Membership. Please refer to the on-line registration form for
deductions given to those who already hold a 2006 BC Athletics annual
There is also a drop-in fee of $10.70 available.
You can print a registration form at www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rrclinic.pdf.
For more information call John Hill at 604-688-8648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run Jump Throw!
Check out the new logo:
Now you can order your own RunJumpThrow Equipment Bag!
Order form is available on the RJT page of the BC Athletics website:
(order form updated May 10)
RJT Workshops in 2006:
Registration forms are posted as they become available.
Schools can request to have RJT demonstrations and workshops for kids
during the week.
RJT Camps for kids:
Run Jump Throw Learning Outcomes for Instructors and Requirements for
See the following link for an outline of the Learning Outcomes and
Requirements for RJT Instructor Certification: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjtoutcomes.pdf
Job / Volunteer opportunities
Langley Mustangs looking for Coaches
Langley Mustangs is seeking to add some more coaches to their current
coaching staff. The Mustangs are looking for individuals with experience
in the long jump, high
jump, hurdles and sprints.
Experience as a competitive track and field athlete in high school,
university, or beyond. Coaching experience an asset, but not required.
Will orientate to general practice routine. Technical knowledge most helpful.
4:30-6:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
(last practice will be on July 20, 2006). The club is willing to work with
the successful applicants schedule if these days/times are problematic.
- Location: McLeod Athletic Park, Langley, BC, CAN (see website for
- Work dates: starting 2006-04-25 through 2006-07-20
- Available until/Closing date: June 6, 2006
- Contact person: Sam Walker, Head Coach
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: (home): 604-888-8839
- Website: www.langleymustangs.com
The Aboriginal Sports & Recreation Association (ASRA) has
started recruiting employees for its 2006 Summer Career Placement
Employment Opportunities. All of the details for these job opportunities
are posted on ASRA's website at www.asra.ca/news/index.htm
For other job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs,
please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."
BC ATHLETICS COMMITTEES
BC Athletics Board of Directors
Chair: Tom Hastie - firstname.lastname@example.org
Juvenile, Junior, Senior Track & Field Committee
Committee Chair: Ron Bunting - email@example.com
Branch Officials Committee
Committee Chair: John Cull - firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee Chair: Jake Madderom - email@example.com
Road Running Committee
Contact: Jerry Tighe - firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Development Committee
Committee Chair: Denise Clements - email@example.com
Cross Country Committee
Committee Chair: Frank Reynolds - firstname.lastname@example.org
REMINDERS and Quick Links
2006 BC Team Staff
BC Athletics continues to seek coaches and managers for the up-coming
outdoor season. Please refer to the Coaches Team Application form on our
2006 BC Athletics Sanctioned Events Applications
All Events are requested to get their BC Athletics Sanction Forms in to
the BC Athletics office as early as possible. The BC Athletics office
should receive them no later than 3 months prior to the event taking
place. If you have questions or need information please contact as
Track & Field events: Ron Bunting - email@example.com
Road Running & Cross Country Events: Jerry Tighe - firstname.lastname@example.org
NACAC Under-23 Championships Athlete Declaration Requirements
The NACAC Under-23 Championships Athlete Declaration form is available
on the AC website: www.athletics.ca/article.asp?id=7725.
Deadline for declarations is June 13th, 2006. The NACAC Under-23
Championships takes place July 7-9, 2006 in Santo Domingo, Dominican
2006 Canadian 10,000m Championships Technical Package
British Columbia Lottery Corporation launches SportsFunder lottery to
support amateur sport in B.C.
Media releases and background info:
GST REQUIREMENTS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
GST (Federal Goods and Services Tax) - BC Athletics Membership Fees;
Taxable Supplies; and Entry/Registration Fees on BC Athletics Owned and
As part of the AGM Financial Report to the Membership on GST (Federal
Goods and Services Tax) BC Athletics because of exceeding the GST
exemption level, must now meet Federal Government legislation and comply
with charging GST on all eligible taxable membership, supplies and
entry/registration fees. This was reviewed by two accounting firms: BDO
Dunwoody and Dragomir Liu. Both concurred that BC Athletics must now be
compliant. The BC Athletics Executive and Board received the report(s) and
voted in favour of compliance as outlined at the AGM. To this end and
adjusted (by date) to respond to the new Federal Government Budget to be
delivered in April '06 and the probability of a reduction in the GST, BC
Athletics will as of the date of the Federal Budget be applying GST to all
eligible items. Please consult the BC Athletics website at: www.bcathletics.org/main/membership.htm.
The 7% GST rate will be effect until July 1st at which time it will be
reduced to 6% if so approved.
This will include but may not be limited to:
BC Athletics Individual, Club and School membership fees:
Note: GST is not charged when the activity or service is targeted to
those where the majority of the participants are 14 yrs of age and under.
Therefore GST is not charged on the individual membership fees for those
in the Junior Development, Track Rascals and BC Summer Games (ages 14/15).
NOTE: The following membership fees are now in effect:
- Junior Development - $55.00
- Juvenile - $74.90
- Junior - $85.60
- Senior - $96.30
- Master - $42.80
- Adult Recreation Runner - $37.45
- Associate - $26.75
- Coach - $58.85
- Official - $16.05
- BC Games:
- 14/15 yrs - $20.00
- 16+ yrs - $21.40
- Training - $10.70
- Track Rascals - $10.00
BC Athletics Club memberships:
- Full Club Membership (see form for various fees) - Fee + GST
- Athletics Post Secondary (School) Club Affiliate - $107.00
- Athletics Society/Organization Affiliate - $107.00
BC Athletics School memberships:
- School Clubs:
- School Club - Elementary School - $125.00
- School Club - Middle & High School - $133.75
- BC Athletics School District Club Membership - $214.00
The $3.00 Day of Event Membership Fee includes GST and will be remitted
on the portion of the Day of Event Membership Fee remitted to BC
Entry and registration fees for events and workshops that are owned and
operated by BC Athletics - Fee + GST
e.g.: Haney/Harrison Rd Relay and Ultra Event; Coaches Workshops.
The sale of all items - Fee + GST
e.g. books; crests; clothing; etc.
GST on some items has been in place since the GST was first legislated and
is not a new tax. If you have any questions please contact BC Athletics.
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