Continuing a decades long tradition in the national capital region, this season's NCD Race Series includes many exciting and challenging events for athletes of all ages. There are a total of seven events that feature both distance and sprint competitions that include classic and skate technique. Check out the Race Calendar page through the season for links to registration and race notices for all the races in our region.
Several excellent coaching courses are scheduled for this season to help prepare both new and experienced coaches to gain the skills and training to become a successful ski coach.
Introduction to community coach:
This course is for people who are just joining the cross country ski coaching continuum and for those coaching the 0 to 6 age group. Topics will include: Safety, planning, games, the community, resources and more. Participants must be 14 years old at the end of the course. Note there will be some pre-course reading to complete.
On November 19 and 20, Nakkertok will be hosting a Combined Level 1 and 2 officiating course open to members of all clubs in the national capital region. The course will be led by Jim McCarthy, along with Dirk Van Wijk, Jeff Pouw and Emil Jacobson
Date and Time: November 19th and 20th from 9am until approximately 4pm
Place: Nakkertok South in the Blue Room above the barn
This two-day course covers Level 1 and Level 2 and will address the different race formats and techniques, key race functions, Cross Country Canada Rules and Regulations, and will teach you how to interpret the rules for a specific level of competition, organize and officiate an interval start, pursuit, mass start and relay competitions and make organizational decisions which take into account the athlete and risk management. Since the course covers two levels you will not need any prerequisites to register. An added bonus is that the course is FREE!
Register as follows:
Go to CCC's Officials Website at https://cccofficials.moonami.com/ Scroll down the "Available Courses" section to find the course titled CCC Officials Level 2 Certification Nakkertok [This does cover both levels 1 and 2] led by Jim McCarthy and click on the title. Follow the instructions to create an account. When you are asked to enter a registration key it is as follows: 20161119.
Please note that this course is offered in English only.
The National Capital Division of Cross Country Ontario will offer up to two grants for a combined value of up to $1,000 each. Grants will be paid out in the time period from August 01, 2015 to July 31, 2016.
Intent: The grants are intended to assist NCD Clubs to purchase major capital assets that will enhance facilities and/or programs provided for NCD Club members.
Must be a member club of the NCD with all CCO and NCD fees paid as of the date the application is submitted.
Funding is for major capital assets with an expected life of five years or more.
If the Club ceases to be a member in good standing of the NCD within two years of receiving payment from the NCD, NCD is to be refunded the grant amount.
The contribution/grant made by NCD Member Clubs is to be acknowledged on the recipients’ website.
Payment by NCD:
NCD will make payment to a successful applicant upon receipt of an invoice from the supplier of the capital asset.
Application: Applications should describe the capital asset, the need, and how it will benefit club members. Applicants are to include actual cost of the asset, and the amount for which funding is requested. Applications must be received before 8:00 p.m. on February 29, 2016 and are to be submitted to the NCD Treasurer (segoodyearstein.com) copied to the Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) and NCD Secretary (email@example.com).
Award: All eligible applications will be reviewed by three members of the NCD Board appointed for this purpose, including one of which must be the Treasurer. Successful proponents will be advised at the March 7th, 2016 meeting of the NCD.
Click-on your skis, this year’s Chelsea Super Sprint Jeunesse will be like no other. If you thought the last couple years were exciting, the 2016 edition will knock your knickerbockers off!
This year, the race will be held on February 27th at Jacques-Cartier Park as part of the Ski Tour Canada FIS World Cup. Guaranteed fun for athletes, family, coaches, and of course, spectators. Guaranteed snow – if El Niño gets in the way, they have what it takes to make snow.
Race info is available here on our brand new website. The race is open to skiers age 8-18 years old as of December 31, 2015. The event is open to everyone!!
ACTION: Early bird registration is now open. Please sign up as soon as possible – it will allow us to better plan.
Exciting skiing. Comradery. Fun competition. Awesome spectator sport as you get to see the whole race. Music. Charles IGA-catered food. Friends and family. You don’t want to miss it!
Please share Events Page with family, friends, other clubs and on Facebook and other social media networks.
Hope to see you there.
The Chelsea Super Sprint Jeunesse organizing committee
Cette année, la course aura lieu le 27 février au parc Jacques-Cartier sur le parcours des pros de la Coupe du Monde Ski Tour Canada. Du fun pour non seulement les athlètes, mais aussi pour la famille, les entraineurs, et bien sure, les spectateurs! La neige y sera, peut importe les caprices de El Niño – ils ont de l’équipement pour faire de la neige.
Vous trouverez ici, toute l’information pour cet évènement hors-pair. La course est ouverte aux skieurs de 8 à 18 ans (avant le 31 décembre, 2015). L’évènement est ouvert à tous!
ACTION : Rendez-vous à la page d’inscription dès aujourd’hui. Le plus vite que vous inscrivez votre enfant, mieux c’est pour la planification de l’évènement.
Du ski amusant. La camaraderie. Le plaisir. Et n’oubliez pas….c’est un sport excitant pour les spectateurs puisqu’ils peuvent y voir toute la course, du début jusqu’à la fin. De la musique. De la bouffe gracieuseté d’ IGA Charles. Famille, voisins, grand-maman. Ne manquez pas le fun!
SVP partagez la page d’évènement du club avec famille, amis, et autres clubs de la région. N’oubliez pas de partager sur Facebook et autres médias sociaux.
J’espère que vous allez y être.
Le comité organisateur du Chelsea Super Sprint Jeunesse
The NCD Race Series standings are now available for each category. Local athletes have participated in two fantastic events so far this year, the Kanata Pretzel Sprints at the new home of Kanata Nordic at Wesley Clover Parks and the Coupe Skinouk which featured an exciting skiathlon format. Look to the 2016 NCD Series Standings page after each event during the season for the latest point totals. Remember that awards and prizes will be presented for each category in April at the NCD banquet.