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Friday, June 9, 2006
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Highlights from this issue:
- Canada Defeats China in the Pacific World Cup
- Change of Venue for the BC Combined Events Championships
- Masters Throwing Events Added to the Jack Brow Memorial
- New Run Jump Throw Clinics and Instructor Workshops
- Canadian Paralympic Championships Technical Package Now Available
- BC Team Athlete Declaration Deadlines
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
Website On-Line Registration Form Problems
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The various
online registration and payment forms (with the exception of the
Individual Membership form which is working properly) on the BC Athletics
website have been temporarily suspended. They will be activated shortly
once new programming requirements are dealt with.
We have experienced problems from May 16th through to June 1st. Some
registrations did get through but most didn't. If you are unsure please
contact Sam Collier at firstname.lastname@example.org
with details on your submission(s) and she can verify for you. You can
also print out the form and re-submit it to the BC Athletics office by fax
at (604) 737-3171. We will make sure you are not charged twice.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look
forward to getting things back to normal as quickly as possible.
BC Team Athlete Declaration Deadlines
A reminder for all athletes aged 15 through to Senior to submit their
athlete declaration forms to the BC Athletics office by the following
- 15 year old - July 7
- Juvenile - July 7
- Junior - June 23
- Senior - July 7
The forms can be found at www.bcathletics.org/main/athdec_tf06.htm.
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
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2006 PacifiCanada International Track &
Canada Wins Pacific World Cup at the Harry Jerome Meet
Canada defeated China 96-75 at the Pacific World Cup dual meet at the
Harry Jerome Track Classic Thursday June 9th. Under difficult conditions
Canadians managed 11 victories in 17 events, including Diane Cummins in
the 800m and Tyler Christopher in the 400m.
For more on Canada's performance go to www.athletics.ca/article.asp?id=9272.
For complete results go to www.harryjerome.com.
Canadian 10,000m Championships at Lafarge Abbotsford International
The Canadian 10,000m Championships were held in conjunction with the
Abbotsford International Track Classic, Sunday June 4th. Tara Quinn-Smith
took the women's crown and Scott Simpson won the men's race. BC athletes
Mark Bomba and Jerry Ziak were 2nd and 3rd respectively.
For complete results go to http://international.valleyroyals.org/results.htm.
For Athletics Canada's coverage of the Championships go to www.athletics.ca/article.asp?id=9197.
Track & Field
Athletics Canada Announces Invitations for the 2006 Summer Junior
Athletics Canada has identified a list of eligible athletes for the
2006 Summer Junior Relay Camp. The camp will take place following the 2006
Junior National Championships in Sherbrooke, Quebec, July 24-26. Invited
- Justyn Warner
- Michael LeBlanc
- Brian Barnett
- Seyi Smith
- Jonathan Charest
- Tyrone Halstead
- Justin Kripps
- Jamie Glasgow
- Brian Barnett
- Adam Johnson
- Kevin Lim
- Todd Pyper
- Andrew Dargie
- Jonathan Reid
- Jon Charest
- Geoff Harris
- Adam Bosley
- Brandon Dills
- Kimberley Hyacinthe
- Whitney Wellington
- Jenna Martin
- Rhonda-Kaye Trusty
- Billie Whitegibson
- Allison Howatt
- Natasha Issajenko
- Nikkita Holder
- Omoye Agiagbe
- Chantal Grant
- Carline Muir
- Jenna Martin
- Deanna Sullivan
- Caitlin Bailey
- Omoye Ugiagbe
- Natalie Geiger
- Corri Fell
- Melissa Bishop
- Rebecca Johnston
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
BC Combined Events Championships to be held in Nanaimo
The BC Combined Events Championships has changed venues and will now be
held at the Nanaimo District Secondary School Track & Field Stadium in
Nanaimo, July 1st and 2nd. There will be six championship events held:
- Juvenile, Junior, and Senior Women's Heptathlon
- Juvenile Men's Octathlon
- Junior and Senior Men's Decathlon
Masters Throwing Events Added to the Jack Brow Memorial
The Jack Brow Memorial Track & Field Meet, June 30 - July 2, will
be offering Masters events in Shot Put, Javelin, Discus and Hammer this
year. The implement weights will follow BC Athletics guidelines. Anyone
interested should consult the meet Technical Package mounted on the
Kelowna Track and Field Club website at www.ktfc.org.
Canadian Paralympic Championships Technical Package
The 2006 Canadian Paralympic Championships will be held July 6-8 in
London, Ontario. The Technical Package is now available at: www.athletics.ca/article.asp?id=7500.
2006 Canadian Race Walk Championships
The 2006 Nationals for race walk are back in Ottawa within the global
track and field championships package on the first weekend of August.
The 20 km RW for Men & Women will be held on Sunday morning
August 6 on a road course. Adjustments to the schedule will be
done soon and can be found at: www.athletics.ca/cmslib/general/2006%20NSr-Schedule%20(Mar10).pdf
Hosted in conjunction with the National Championship race walk event,
there will be also and open (non championship) 10 km and/or 20 km race
All the details will be available on Athletics Canada website soon.
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 email@example.com.
New this year - Kajaks All-Comers Series
Last meet 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
Sport Psychology Seminar - June 16, 17
Jon Lee Kootnekoff, former SFU Basketball coach and inspirational
speaker and Enio Sacilotto, coach of the Norwegian elite hockey league are
holding "The Mental Edge Sports Seminar - Mental Training for Peak
Performance," June 16th and 17th at the Burnaby Winter Club.
For more information contact Enio Sacilotto at (604) 255-4747 or Jon
Lee Kootnekoff at (250) 493-7309.
Level 1 Coaching Clinic Host needed:
Anyone interested in hosting a Level 1 Coaching Certification Clinic
should contact Ron Bunting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Run Jump Throw!
Check out the new logo:
Upcoming Run Jump Throw Clinics
- June 9 - Run with the Stars, Oak Bay Secondary School, 2151 Cranmore
For details go to www.trackclassic.com/home_run.htm
- June 18 - Do it For Dad 3k Walk, 8k Run, Victoria
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:
- June 13 & 20 - Ray Cam Cooperative Centre, Vancouver
- June 26 - Greybrook Academy, Pitt Meadows
Registration forms are posted as they become available at www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 - email@example.com
Juvenile, Junior, Senior Track & Field Committee
Committee Chair: Ron Bunting - firstname.lastname@example.org
Branch Officials Committee
Committee Chair: John Cull - email@example.com
Committee Chair: Jake Madderom - firstname.lastname@example.org
Road Running Committee
Contact: Jerry Tighe - email@example.com
Junior Development Committee
Committee Chair: Denise Clements - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cross Country Committee
Committee Chair: Frank Reynolds - email@example.com
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Road Running & Cross Country Events: Jerry Tighe - email@example.com
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
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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