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Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Highlights from this issue:
- JD Award Banquet details – ticket order form now available
- Canada at World Mountain Running Trophy
- Deadline Imminent – ‘08/09 BC Cross Country Championships Bids
- Christopher places 2nd at World Athletics Final
- SportBC Profile – Dylan Armstrong
- Employment Opportunity – Executive Director, Saskatchewan
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
2007 BC Junior Development Awards Banquet Luncheon
Sunday October 14, 2007
Croatian Cultural Centre, Vancouver BC
3250 Commercial Drive (close to Victoria Drive/Commercial Drive
11:15 am - Social Hour
12:00 noon - Luncheon followed by Awards Presentations and a PowerPoint
Tickets must be ordered by Monday, October 8th.
Ticket order form available here: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/jdtickets.pdf
CONFIRMATION MUST BE BROUGHT TO BANQUET IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED.
Athlete dress should be appropriate for this occasion. Please wear your
best as you would to any special occasion.
Graduating 14 and 15 year old JD athletes will receive certificates.
Copies of the PowerPoint presentation will be on sale.
Door Prizes Needed !!
Each club with JD members is asked to send two prizes (or more) of at
least $10 value to the banquet. All athletes will be given a ticket and
have the opportunity to be a winner! This is not a fund raiser, just a fun
event to make the afternoon more memorable for our young athletes.
When selecting items for this event, please remember that the winners
will all be athletes, ages 9-15, and choose your donation accordingly.
Suggestions of popular gifts in past years include: video rental or movie
gift certificates, store gift certificates, videos, sports equipment,
Please contact Denise Clement (250-724-6176), John May (259-337-8384),
or Len Van Ryswyk (604-531-9844) with your donations.
2007 JD Award Recipients announced
Congratulations to the 79 Junior Development athletes that are
recipients of the 2007 awards. To view the list, please visit our website
For the 2007 year only, athletes were considered for an award if they
met or exceeded the new JD Awards standard AND/OR #10 on the All Time Top
List and provided they also met the other criteria:
- are a competitive member of BC Athletics
- have competed at three or more of the meets approved by the JD
committee including at least one JD championship meet
- for 9 to 12 year olds have competed in at least one run, one jump
and one throw event.
In future years only athletes who have met or exceed the JD standards
for that year will be considered. Top Ten performances will still be
recorded in the All Time Top Ten list.
Attention Event Directors
This is a reminder that as of April 2007, there has been a new event
sanctioning policy in place. Among other changes, a $25 surcharge has been
added for sanctioning applications that are received less than 30 days
prior to the event, so please apply for sanctioning in a timely matter.
For more details on the updated policy, visit our website www.bcathletics.org/main/resources.htm
The 2007 H2H is calling all BC Athletics Clubs
Does your club have a team or teams ready to take on the H2H 100km Road
Relay challenge this November?
The H2H is a great way to get your members together and compete for
your club in this fantastic relay event.
We're also looking for some dedicated volunteers to man exchange points
along the race route.
We're looking to make the 2007 event even better with help from clubs
H2H has been a successful running event with amazing run exchanges over
the past 26 years! We are hoping that your team/club is interested in
assisting some of our current teams with one of our 8 exchanges!
Your team can be an integral part of this fun and exciting event for
Register online at www.bcathletics.org/h2h/
or contact email@example.com
to register your team to assist with an exchange!
Application form to Host 2008 BC Athletics Provincial Championships
The following is a list of BC Athletics Championships that BC Athletics
members clubs can apply to host. If your club is interested in hosting one
of these events as either an event unto itself or incorporated into an
existing event, please submit the form by the indicated dates:
- Cross Country Championships bids to be received no later than September
- JD Championships bids to be received no later than October 12,
- All other bids to be received no later than October 19, 2007:
- Midget/Juvenile Track and Field Championships
- Junior Track and Field Championships
- Senior Track and Field Championships
- Masters Track and Field Championships
- Combined Events Championships (Mid., Juv., Jr., Sr., Mast)
- 5km Road Race Championships
- 10km Road Race Championships
- 20km Road Race Championships
- Half Marathon Road Race Championships
- Marathon Road Race Championships
- Road Relay Championships
Athlete Ombudsperson Position
2008 Paralympic Summer Games
Athlete Ombudsperson Position 2008 Paralympic Summer Games Beijing,
China The Canadian Paralympic Committee and AthletesCAN seek a highly
motivated individual for the volunteer position of Athlete Ombudsperson
for the 2008 Paralympic Summer Games in Beijing, China.
As the Athlete Ombudsperson you will be a contributing member of Team
Canada's Mission Staff and will liaise with the 2008 Canadian Paralympic
Team and AthletesCAN leading up to and during the Games.
The Athlete Ombudsperson will provide guidance and counsel for Canadian
Paralympic Team athletes to quickly and effectively resolve disputes and
issues. If necessary, with the athlete's consent, the Ombudsperson may
arrange representation for the athlete at any hearing, dispute resolution
or appeal process in order to ensure the athlete's interests are served.
Deadline for applications is Friday October 5, 2007 at 5:00 PM
We thank all candidates who apply, but only those to be interviewed
will be contacted.
For Job Description and Application Procedures, visit www.paralympic.ca.
BC Athletics In-Province SportsFunder Travel Program 2006 – 2007
BC Athletics is pleased to announce the SportsFunder In-Province Travel
Support Program for the time period of October 1, 2006 through September
30, 2007. The BC SportsFunder Program funded by the Lotteries Branch of
the Ministry of Attorney General is to support travel within British
Columbia for Junior age athletes and under. For BC Athletics this program
is targeted to assist athletes and supervising adults as members of BC
Athletics Clubs or as Unattached Members of BC Athletics with the costs of
travel within British Columbia to BC Championships, BC Team Trials, BC
Club Competition and approved Training Camps.
Deadline for Application is October 5, 2007
For Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria for the Program and application
form visit www.bcathletics.org/main/support.htm
Any questions, please contact BC Athletics at 603-737-3177.
Children's Fitness Tax Credit Information
The Children's Tax Credit is an initiative put forth by the Government
of Canada to provide some financial relief to parents to pay for the
rising cost of organized sports, in order to keep our children involved in
physical activity. The form can be found on the BC Athletics website at www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/cftc_form.doc
Below are the instructions (also available from the above link) for
filling out the form.
The receipt number includes the child's BC Athletics membership number
preceded by the applicable year – example: 2007-95-24187
Calculating eligible fees:
Registration and membership costs can include the costs of
administration, instruction and the rental of facilities. If the fees
charged to parents include part for accommodation, travel, food, or
beverages then this part must be deducted when calculating the part of the
fees that qualify for the tax credit. For example if club membership fees
total $400 and includes a charge of $50 for travel and $50 for a club
uniform then the eligible amount would be $400 - $50 - $50 = $300.
Description of Eligible Programs:
Eligible activities must include the following in order to qualify.
Make sure descriptions of club programs makes mention and details all of
- Ongoing (either a minimum of eight weeks duration, with a minimum of
one session per week or, in the case of children's camps, five
- Activities suitable for children; and
- Substantially all of the activities must include a significant
amount of physical activity that contributes to cardio-respiratory
endurance plus one or more of: muscular strength, muscular endurance,
flexibility, or balance.
If you have any further questions please contact Sam Collier –
Manager, Registration & Membership Services at (604) 737-3177 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level Two Technical Coaching Clinic – All Event Areas
McLeod Park Langley BC
Date & Time:
Oct 27 and Oct 28, 2007
8:30 – 5:00pm
Full itinerary and registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/ws_lev2_oct27.pdf
Chantal Petitclerc to take part in TransCanada 10k Championships
OTTAWA - Chantal Petitclerc of Montreal will make the trip to the
nation’s capital to compete for the Canadian title on Saturday October
13 in the TransCanada 10k Championships.
As one of Canada’ s most recognized and decorated athletes, Chantal
has swept multiple titles in major international competitions such as the
Paralympic Games, World Championships, and Commonwealth Games. This year
alone she has broken two world records in both the 1500 and 200 metre
events and won gold in the 1500 metres demonstration event at the 2007
World track and field Championships held in Osaka, Japan.
The TransCanada 10K Championships will mark the first wheelchair road
race national championships staged by Athletics Canada. The Championships
comprise the following events:
- TransCanada 10K Canadian Championships
- TransCanada 10K Canadian Wheelchair Championships
- National Timex Series Road Racing Series Finale
- Canadian Masters 10K Championships
The races begin on the Ottawa Parkway at the Canadian War museum at
8:45 am. 2007 Canadian marathon champions Lioudmila Kortchaguina of
Thornhill, ON and Matthew McInnes of Toronto, ON will be looking to add to
their mantles. Kortchaguina recently participated in the 2007 IAAF World
Championships where Canada came away with two medals.
Awards will be handed out to both the Canadian male and female
champions as well as to 11 age category champions. Prize money will be
awarded to the top five overall Canadian male and female finishers and to
the wheelchair division top finishers.
2007 CALL FOR ATHLETICS CANADA AWARD NOMINEES
Deadline: October 15, 2007
Athletics Canada is seeking nominations for the 2007 awards. A revision
and update of our awarding system and criteria will start this year; this
includes new awards in order to recognize all disciplines of our sport.
Following are titles and categories of awards in which we are seeking
Jack W. Davies Trophy Outstanding overall athlete of the year
Cal D. Bricker Memorial Trophy Single outstanding performance of the year
Phil Edwards Memorial Trophy Top athlete in track events
F.N.A. Rowell Trophy Top athlete in field events
Fred Begley Memorial Trophy Top race walk, cross country or off the track athlete
Combined Events Trophy Top athlete of the year in combined events
Junior Athlete of the Year Trophy Outstanding junior athlete of the year
Myrtle Cook Trophy Outstanding youth athlete of the year
Dr. Fred Tees Memorial Trophy Top Canadian university athlete
Wheelchair Para-athlete Trophy Outstanding wheelchair para-athlete of the year
Ambulatory Para-athlete Trophy Outstanding ambulatory para-athlete of the year
Coach of the Year Trophy Outstanding coach of the year in athlete development
The deadline for nominations to be received at the National Office is
October 15, 2007. Nominations are welcomed by everyone in the athletics
community; please note that athletes nominated need to be current members
of a Provincial Branch. Please e-mail or forward all nominations to the
Ivonne Shoucair, Membership Services and Events Manager
Address: Suite B1-110, 2445 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa ON K1G 6C3
Phone: (613) 260-5580 x 3311
Fax: (613) 260-0341
The nomination form is available at: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=54
(in word or pdf format)
The final decision on the awarding of the trophy shall be made by the
Rules and Awards Committee of Athletics Canada.
Thank you for your participation in recognizing Canada’s top
1st Annual Spikes and Clubs Charity Golf Tournament
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada cordially invites you to take part in the
first annual Spikes and Clubs charity golf tournament October 1st 2007 in
Toronto. The tournament takes place at the exclusive Ladies Golf Club of
Toronto in Thornhill, ON.
The golf tournament serves as a fundraiser to support Youth Development
Programs – funding the next generation of track and field stars. All
proceeds will be directed to offset and eventually eliminate the costs
associated with self funded teams as well as supporting grassroots
programs which combat child obesity and inactivity. Certain national teams
require athletes to pay a portion of the costs due to budget restrictions
- other countries have opted to cut these teams altogether.
A component of the event will be a silent auction featuring a trip to
Panorama, BC brought to you by Boulevard Travel. The trip includes a one
week stay (7days 6 nights) in a 5 bedroom 3 bathroom log cabin situated on
a golf course. Other items available will be:
- Signed photos of Lyle Overbay and Jeremy Accardo of the Toronto Blue
- Autographed World Championship bibs by silver medalists Perdita
Felicien and Gary Reed
- National team jacket signed by the Canadian World Championship team
- Autographed Toronto Raptors basketball
- Nike product
- Autographed Athletics Canada T-shirt from the 2007 World
- Signed Canadian flag from the 2007 World Championship team and much
The Ladies Golf Club of Toronto was established by Canadian Sports Hall
of Famer Ada Mackenzie and designed by well-known course architect Stanley
Thompson in 1924. In 1936 the ladies’ golf club opened its doors inviting
men as guests, however today it remains to be the only golf club in
America owned and operated solely by women.
There are still limited 4-somes available for this exclusive event
which also includes dinner and a unique registration kit. Contact
Athletics Canada to sign up or you can register online by visiting: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=235.
Sign-in and lunch will begin at 11:30am with tee off times beginning at
2007 Canadian 10km Championships
Please be advised that the following Event Technical and/or
Registration packages are now available:
If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Clarke, Events
Coordinator at email@example.com
or 613.260.5580 ext.3309
The September edition of The Gold Standard is now available.
This month’s newsletter includes:
- World Championship highlights and results
- Spikes and Clubs Golf Tournament
- Parapanamerican Games Results
- 10km TransCanada Run with the Champions
- August Highlights
- And Much More
Please visit http://athletics-ca.sitepreview.ca/files/GoldStandard/TGSSEP07.PDF
to view the September edition of The Gold Standard.
Results from around the Track (and Field)
September 24, 2007
5th IAAF World Athletics Final, Stuttgart, Germany, September 22-23
- Men’s 400m - Tyler Christopher, 2, 44.87
- Women’s 100m Hurdles - Perdita Felicien, 4, 12.83
- Men’s 1500m - Kevin Sullivan, 5, 3:38.91
- Women’s 1500m - Carmen Douma-Hussar, 9, 4:08.33
2007 Haney to Harrison Road Relay and 100k Ultra
Registration is now open for the 2007 Haney to Harrison Road Relay and
Ultra. Please visit www.bcathletics.org/H2H/
for the online registration and all the information about the race.
Ottawa site of 2007 Timex Road Race series final
OTTAWA – The TransCanada Run with the Champions 10K is back in 2007
once again serving as the Timex Road Race series final. TransCanada Run
with the Champions also serves as the 10 kilometre road race Canadian
championships. This edition will also mark the first ever wheelchair
national 10 kilometre road race championship. The event takes place on
October 13 with a start at the Canadian War Museum and continuing along
the picturesque Ottawa Parkway with Parliament Hill serving as the
Please visit www.transcanada10km.ca
for race and registration information. The first 250 entrants will receive
a complimentary pair of Nike running tights.
TransCanada Run with the Champions provides race participants the
unique opportunity of competing alongside Canada’s elite as they vie for
the Canadian title. 2007 Canadian marathon champions Lioudmila
Kortchaguina of Thornhill, ON and Matthew McInnes of Toronto, ON will be
looking to add to their mantles. Kortchaguina recently participated in the
2007 IAAF World Championships in Osaka, Japan where Canada came away with
Awards will be handed out to both the Canadian male and female
champions as well as to 11 age category champions.
Prize money will be awarded to the top five overall Canadian male and
female finishers and to the wheelchair champions. Each age category
division winner will win a Timex watch.
The Timex series is Canada’s only national road race series with
races in all provinces encompassing in excess of 140,000 participants per
Cross Country and Trail Running
Canada at the World Mountain Running Trophy - Switzerland
The World Mountain Running Trophy was held in Switzerland on an up and
down course this last weekend. There were two excellent individual efforts
by Canadian athletes at this year's championship.
Adrian Lambert of Edmonton gained the highest place by a Canadian Male
athlete ever at the World Mountain Running Trophy with a stellar 21st
placing. This effort eclipsed the effort of Geoff Williamson who finished
26th in the last up and down event in New Zealand in 2005.
Katrina Driver of Vancouver also put in a strong effort finishing 23rd
in the women's event. This is the second best showing by a Canadian woman
and moves Katrina closer to emulating Val Chowaniec's 9th placing at the
2001 championship. Katrina can be well satisfied with her performance as
she improved from 56th at last year's championship in Turkey. Katrina was
joined by Jennifer Farone (44th) and Sharlene Cobain (54th) to finish a
creditable 11th place in the team competition.
The race saw Marco De Gasperi take his fifth world title and on the
women's side Anna Pichrtova finally taking the title after a number of
finishes in the minor placing over the last few years.
21. LAMBERT ADRIAN
87. VOLLMER MARK
101. DRIVER SIMON
120. CHESTER SEAN
128. MCCROY HEATH
23. Katrina Driver
44. Jennifer Farone
54. Sharlene Cobain
65. REID MIKE
70. MILLS-CONNERY FRASER
50. TONGUE KATIE
Full results are available at
The 2008 Canadian Mountain Running Championships are tentatively
scheduled for July 19th at Mount Seymour, BC. Details to come!
Call for Bids for 2008, 2009 BC Cross Country Championships
B.C. Athletics offers one of the most comprehensive championships
programs of any sport governing body in Canada. If you have not
experienced one of B.C. Athletics championships programs, you will be in
for a new and rewarding experience. Contained within the bid document are
questions to be answered in bidding for the B.C. Athletics Cross Country
Championships. It's a program of which we are very proud.
Because of B.C. Athletics overall programs, thousands of athletes all
over the Province with a wide range of ages and abilities may compete in
Provincial Championships events. Dozens of communities, local sponsors,
and competition officials and volunteers get involved with our programs.
We are thankful that you are inspired to bid on a championship event and
that - in turn - you become a part of our program and share the experience
of staging a provincial event.
The Technical Manager for Cross Country can assist you with your bid or
answer questions. A numerical objective scoring system for each major
portion of the cross country bid will be devised by the B.C. Athletics
Cross Country Division and the totals for each bid added up. Deadline for
submission is 4:00 P.M. Thursday, September 27, 2007. The
announcement of the 2008 & 2009 host will occur Thursday, October 18,
Bid application form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/xcchampsbid.pdf
Bid Submissions should be sent to:
Cross Country Championship Bid
1367 West Broadway, Ste 206
Vancouver, BC V6H 4A9 Fax: 604-737-3171 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once a Provincial Championship event is awarded, BCA's staff will be
available to assist with negotiating contracts where necessary to protect
your interests and ours, and provide additional services to the event. Our
Provincial clubs form a provincial network of athletes, coaches, officials
and supporters, and they can provide invaluable assistance to ensure the
success of your event.
We look forward to receiving a bid application from you and your
community, and to assisting you in presenting the best possible
championships for our individual member athletes of whatever age or level
of ability. Thank you for your interest in B.C. Athletics and its
Chair – Cross Country Division
Track & Field
Profile in Sport – Dylan Armstrong
SportBC feature on Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops:
Dylan Armstrong has had a life long dream of competing in the Beijing
Olympics for Canada. He is now on the cusp of making his dream come true
by becoming one of the best shot put and hammer throw athletes to come out
Having competed as a member of the Canadian National Athletics Team for
three years and with PacificSport Interior for five years, Dylan has stood
on the top of several international podiums.
In 1999 Dylan won two gold medals in hammer throw and shot put,
consequently setting a meet record at the Pan American Junior Games in
Tampa, Florida. In 2000 he won the silver medal at World Juniors in San
Diego, Chile, and this past July Dylan made his country proud by winning
the gold medal in the shot put at the Pan American Games in Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil. Even more recently Dylan placed ninth in the shot put at
the World Championships this September in Osaka, Japan.
Over the years Dylan has won numerous Canadian National Championships
and broke a 38 year old record in shot put which was previously held by
Dave Steen Sr. He is currently coached by Dr. Anatoliy Bondarchuk, himself
a former Olympian in the hammer.
Dylan is strong in physical size, and more so, in his will to succeed.
Before Kamloops built their world-class indoor training facility, Dylan (a
native of Kamloops) would train throughout the cold winters in a dark and
dingy city bunker that looked like something that Rocky might cringe at.
This situation only fuelled his never-ending desire to win a medal at the
World Championships and the Olympic Games.
The Kamloops community is proud of Dylan and many are in awe of his
Run Jump Throw!
Upcoming RunJumpThrow Events
RJT Instructor Workshops for Teachers
Date: September 28, 2007
Times: 10am to 2pm
Location: Cindrich Elementary School, Surrey
Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjtws_sep28_surrey.pdf
RJT Instructor Workshops for Teachers
Cost: $120 (persons outside Host Organization), discount available for
Includes: $50 Instructor Resources
Hands-on practical experience
Dates: Oct. 20th, 2007
Times: TBC (totals 8 hours)
Location: TBD – various: Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley
Specific details will be posted soon.
To express interest of attendance, and to receive confirmed details of
workshop via email, please email Jessica at email@example.com.
For information on upcoming RunJumpThrow Events taking place across the
province, please visit our RJT web page at www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm.
The Officials' Committee invites you to attend:
The Fall Frolic
at John and Carol Cull's home, 12691 - 55A Avenue, Surrey, BC
604-599-6638 (Please contact Carol or John if you require driving
On Friday, September 28th - (7:00pm until .........)
- Come, Enjoy, Spend an Evening with us
- Bring your partners (no square dancing is, however, planned)
- White and Blue uniforms not required
- Food and Beverages
We look forward to seeing you.
Please RSVP to Carol if you are able to attend.
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO OFFICIALS
Plan ahead! The Officials AGM will be held on October 28, in
Abbotsford, at Madison's restaurant. Details to follow.
And speaking of the AGM, those in attendance last fall were treated to
a power point presentation, created by our own April Arsene, of “the
season in review”, full of photos of officials in action. She has agreed
to do another production, but will need you to send photos to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When did you begin officiating? Please send your start year (or
as close as you can remember) along with your BCA number to Kathy
Terlicher at email@example.com.
The National Official Committee is honouring long time officials with
recognition at 25 years, and then for each five year span after that. But
they need your statistics to compile this history.
Job / Volunteer opportunities
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Executive Director
Saskatchewan Athletics is the non-profit governing body for Track and
Field, Cross County and Road Running in Saskatchewan.
The Executive Director has the overall financial and operational
responsibility for the Association ensuring it meets its objectives,
including the promotion and development of excellence in athletics. The
Executive Director reports directly to the Sask Athletics Board of
The successful candidate must have a knowledge and understanding of the
sport of athletics and the Canadian Sport delivery system. A relevant post
secondary education as well as skills in financial management, marketing,
and human resources and experience within a volunteer setting is
This position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits
package. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is
found. See www.saskathletics.ca
for full job posting and list of responsibilities.
Please submit your resume to:
2020 College Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 2W4
Employment Opportunity with BC Athletics
Technical Manager – Track & Field and Director Power/Speed Event
BC Athletics in partnership with the PacificSport, National Sport
Centre - Greater Vancouver invites applications for the full time position
of Technical Manager Track & Field and Director Power/Speed Event
Group. This is one position that will have responsibility for the
Technical Management and Development of Track & Field in British
Columbia along with providing enhanced leadership in the Power/Speed Event
Group (Throws, Jumps, Sprints, Hurdles, and Combined Events). The ideal
candidate should be a visionary, energized by the opportunity and have the
ability to engage others in the collective achievement of the goals and
objectives of the program in British Columbia.
Application Deadline: October 1st, 2007
Full details at: www.bcathletics.org/main/news/tf_jobposting.htm
Employment Opportunity with BC Athletics
Manager — Road and Cross Country Running
BC Athletics, the Provincial Sport Organization for Track &
Field, Road & Cross Country Running, Marathons/Ultras and Race
Walking is looking for a qualified individual to fill this very
important full time position in the Association. Working with staff,
committees and volunteers this position is the management and provision
of province-wide programs and services for the development and promotion
of Road and Cross Country Running. The ideal candidate should be a
visionary, energized by the opportunity and have the ability to engage
others in the collective achievement of the goals and objectives of the
program in British Columbia.
Application deadline: October 1st, 2007
Full details at: www.bcathletics.org/main/news/roadxc_jobposting.htm
For job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs,
please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."
New Sport Science articles are posted to the Canadian Athletics
Coaching Centre website every Wednesday. Access can be found at www.athleticscoaching.ca
either through the "Sport Science Articles" link on the main
page or through the sport science page. You can also access the articles
listed above through the weekly "Top Stories" link.
REMINDERS and Quick Links
Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC Press Releases
To find ASRA News such as Press Releases, Employment Opportunities and
Important Reminders, visit www.asra.ca
PODIUM - Canadian Olympic Committee's Newsletter Vol. 5, Issue 5 is
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
Management/ Risk Management Main.asp
New Online Drug Database Helps Canadian Athletes Compete Doping-Free
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.