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Welcome to BC Athletics! 

BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.
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BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551

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Club and Members Support 

BC Athletics & Kahunaverse Sports Group | Big Kahuna Sport Co. Partnership

BC Athletics is very pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with the Kahunaverse Sports Group, distributor of adidas products, as the Official Provider of the "adidas brand" in Uniforms and Sport Apparel for the properties, programs and services of BC Athletics. The agreement, running through to the end of December of 2024, extends access and pricing to all BC Athletics Member Clubs, plus a special discount code for all BC Athletics individual members. Details to follow.

"BC Athletics is extremely pleased to again partner with Kahunaverse Sports Group and adidas for our BC Team and Sport Apparel Programs", said Brian McCalder, BC Athletics President/CEO. "We’ve had a valued partnership with Kahunaverse Sports Group and adidas Canada since 2008, a partnership that has supported the BC Athletics Team Program, Member Clubs and the BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet and AGM."

This renewed agreement with a long-time partner in BC Athletics is great news." said Scott Kehoe, Kahunaverse Sports VP Marketing" The programs they offer help foster great opportunities to so many athletes across BC. This partnership in conjunction with adidas will allow us to continue supporting the athletes, coaches, and all their members."

The Kahunaverse Sports Group has put in place dedicated staff to work with the BC Athletics Member Clubs to insure they get the right products and service for the needs of the club and individual members.

BC Athletics invites the BC Athletics Member Clubs and Individual Members to connect with Rob Boyce for their Uniform, Sport Apparel and Equipment needs.

Rob Boyce

Robert@kahunaverse.com

236-333-9583

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About Kahunaverse Sports: Kahunaverse Sports was born through the fusion of two great Canadian companies in Home Run Sports and Big Kahuna Sport Co. Kahunaverse Sports is Canada’s largest provider of institutional and team sporting equipment, apparel and accessories. Outfitting athletes both online and with six retail stores across Canada, Kahunaverse Sports has everything players, coaches and fans need wall-to-wall, sideline-to-sideline, head-to-toe.

About BC Athletics: BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.

Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

 

Title: BC Endurance Project Whistler Cross Country Training Camp

Overview: At the BC Endurance Project Cross Country Training Camp you will become a better, faster, and smarter athlete. You'll leave camp with increased running knowledge, new friends, and an enhanced love for the sport! Highlights include:

  • Training under the country's best coaches & athletes
  • Training and Sleeping at Whistler’s world class venues and facilities
  • Education sessions in Mental Performance, Sport Nutrition, and Strength & Conditioning
  • Making new friends and having fun!

Date: August 22 - 25, 2019 

Location: Whistler, BC

Age Eligibility: High School Aged Athletes

Accommodations: Whistler Athletes' Centre

Cost: $495 / Per Person + Taxes & Fees (Includes All Meals, Accommodations & Souvenir T-Shirt)

Non-BC Athletics Members: Additional $15.75 Surcharge

Register Here

 


 

Title: TRAIN RACE REPEAT HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY CAMP

Overview: Spend a weekend exploring the trails, sprinting up mountains and having fun with runner-friends. Come learn about what you can do this year to be a faster, fitter, stronger runner.  Come eat, sleep, run, and have fun.   And since we can't run all day / every day, there will be plenty of time to hike, swim and do other team building activities.  Its kind of like summer camp but with people who don't think you are crazy because you like to run a lot. 

This camp is for boys and girls between 13-18 years old who run as one of their “main sports”. Runners who participate, or plan to participate, in high school cross country of club running are encouraged to attend. Athletes should responsible, motivated and prepared to work hard and have fun.

Date: August 12-15, 2019 

Location: Kelowna, BC

Age Eligibility: High School Aged Athletes

Accommodations: Single dorm rooms with a shared bathroom 

Cost: $380.00 until June 30th, 2019. $420 until July 20th, 2019. 

Non-BC Athletics Members: Additional $15.75 Surcharge

Reserve your spot by sending email to malindi@trainracerepeat.com. Open until spots are filled or until July 20th.

 


Fortius Sport & Health, an integrated athlete development centre in Burnaby, B.C, is home to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art human performance lab featuring applied biomechanics and exercise physiology testing. These tests can assist and support in injury prevention and management, in addition to optimizing performance by measuring and bettering understand variables which cannot be seen or assessed, clinically. BCA members receive the following discounts at the Fortius Lab:

 3DRUN ANALYSES REGULAR PRICE BC ATHLETICS DISCOUNT
 GOLD - 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30 min follow up $315 $235
 3DWALK ANALYSES    
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  $315 $235
 V02 MAX ANALYSES    
 VO2Max Analysis + 30 min follow up $155 $124
 VO2Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis + 30 min follow up $215 $172
 BODY COMPOSITION TESTING    
 BASIC ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $50 $40
 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $100 $80
JUMP TESTING    
Kinetic Impulse Analysis $125 $90
Dynamic Strength Index $100 $70
Force-Velocity Jump $135 $100
NUTRITION ASSESSMENT    
Initial Appointment (75 mins) $140 $126

 

To learn more about these tests and the Fortius Lab, visit www.fortiussport.com/analysis

 


 

Title: Canadian Sports Institute Sport Performance Speaker Series

Overview:  Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s (CSI Pacific) is happy to announce that they have made their Sport Performance Speaker Series free to the general public. Previously limited to only targeted, high performance athletes and coaches, CSI Pacific has opened the education program up to anyone with an interest in cutting edge sport science, practical solutions to performance barriers, and thoughtful conversations with Canada’s best athletes.

Having recently completed a re-design of their Speaker Series On-Demand webpage (http://www.csipacific.ca/athletes/sport-education/on-demand/), CSI Pacific chose to allow access to anyone interested in high performance sport in Canada to find out more via a collection of webinars and recorded events. Topics and seminars are across eight key disciplines:

  • Coaching
  • Life Services
  • Medical Sciences
  • Mental Performance
  • Nutrition
  • Performance Analysis
  • Physiology
  • Strength & Conditioning

Webinars and recordings range from a deep-dive into a featured topic (e.g. Nutrition) to view unique presentation material, all of which provide insight about elite sport in Canada. 

Upcoming Events: For more information on the Speaker Series visit: Website 

 

 


More Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities Can Be Found Here.

Officials - Upcoming Clinics and Workshops 

Levels 1 and 2 for Officials

  • Level 1 This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the National Officials Certification program. Instructors will present organizational information, which prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Basic rules and best practices for individual track and field events are presented on site. Handouts will be provided, but participants should come prepared to take notes. Dress for comfort and light OUTDOOR activity. Participants meet at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to volunteer for the BC High Schools Multi-events Championships to be held the same day in the stadium.
  • Level 2 The Level 2 course is a 5 - 6 hour workshop and is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.  Rules and best practices for all branches of Athletics are covered in a lecture/discussion format.  It is conducted entirely in the classfoom, and there will be some paperwork.  The Registration fee covers costs of handouts, and a current IAAF Rulebook. Registration fees for BCA members is $25+GST / others $30+GST. 

National Clinics for Officials

These free clinics are required for upgrading to Level 4. 

Who should participate:

  • any official intending to upgrade to Level 4 in the discipline within 5 years
  • any official Level 4 or above in the discipline who has not participated in a Clinic in the last 5 years

Other officials who are Level 3+ in any discipline may also participate.

Upcoming Clinics and Workshops

Officials Workshops, Lower Mainland 2019

The "Registration & Info" link will take you directly to the registration form

Date

 

Click on the links below to register

Location

Instructor(s)

April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Level 1

Victoria

Keith Newell & Brian Thomson

April 7 8:30am - 10:00am

Level 1

South Surrey

Carol Cull, Sue Kydd, John Cull

April 8th & 11th  6:00pm - 9:00pm

Level 2

Kamloops

Greg Nicol

Alwilda van Ryswyk

April 13  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Abbotsford

Carol and John Cull

April 26, 2019 - Evening

Level 1

Port Alberni

Vince Sequeira

May 10, 2019 - Evening

Level 1

Victoria

Vince Sequeira & Brian Thomson

May 10, 2019 - Evening

Level 2

Victoria

Vince Sequeira & Ina Wallace

May 11   8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Maple Ridge

Carol and John Cull

June 15  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Langley

John and Carol Cull

June 21   5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

National Walks

Burnaby/Swangard

Peter Fejfar

June 22  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Burnaby/Swangard

John and Carol Cull

August 17, 2019

Level 2

Burnaby / Fortius

John and Carol Cull

 

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