Events News

Webinar: FIS Competition Rules Updates

Upcoming Webinar
Race Fast. Race Smart. Don’t get a DSQ! [DSQ is disqualification]

Date: November 24th
Time: 5 pm CST
Topic: FIS Competition Rule Updates

Learn about overtaking, obstruction, cornering, and other important international rules and controls that will keep you out of trouble!

For: Athletes racing in domestic and international FIS events and coaches

Hosted by Nordiq Canada and Presented by Mike Norton FIS TD 

Join the Zoom Meeting by following this link:

https://zoom.us/j/93562427657?pwd=NENCRWdBM2M4U1V3bGhhb0xTYjBwZz09

Coaching Opportunities – Manitoba and Canada Games

Manitoba Games 2022 is coming up and we need to select Coaches and a Manager for 6 regional teams.

Cross Country Skiing will take place Feb 27 – Mar 2, 2022 in Niverville.

Regional teams of 6 boys and 6 girls aged 11-15 will be selected at regional selection events (dates/location TBD).

Coaches must be 18 or older and have Community Coach training at a minimum. This is a volunteer position. Find out more here: www.games.ccsam.ca

Deadline to apply: September 1, 2021.


Canada Games 2023 is taking place Feb 24 – Mar 5, 2023 in PEI.

We need to select up to 3 Coaches, a Manager and a Wax Technician. The Manitoba team will consist of 6 male and 6 female skiers under 21 years of age (born 2003 or later) and up to 3 Para Nordic skiers (born 1993 or later).

Coaches need to be Certified Competition Development coaches by November 2022. Manager and Wax Tech do not need coach certification. Honorarium to be negotiated.


Deadline to apply: May 17, 2021.


Connection 2021: Para Sport for Women

The Canadian Paralympic Committee’s “CONNECTION 2021” program is tailored specifically to women with disabilities who are interested in Para sport. With an all-star female cast of Paralympians, national team athletes, speakers, and hosts ready to engage with female participants, the event aims to ignite the passion for Para sport. 

CONNECTION 2021 is open to women ages 16 and older who have a disability, with or without previous sport experience and who are excited to get involved in Para sport.  We are also welcoming current or former athletes from all levels aiming to explore a new Paralympic sport or discover a new sport that can complement their main discipline. 

The event will be held entirely on Zoom and will consist of two half-day sessions on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 (starting at 11:30PM CDT and ending at 4PM CDT on both days). 

Interested women can submit their expression of interest by May 15, 2021. The maximum number of participants selected will be 25 and participants must be based in Canada.