Community ski event at Ste Geneviève on Louis Riel Day

The Ste Geneviève Community Centre, in conjunction with the RM of Taché, is pleased to organize a community ski and snowshoe event at the Monominto Trails on Louis Riel Day (Monday February 20) from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Walk, snowshoe, or ski through poplar forest on the gentle trails using your own equipment (a few snowshoes and child-sized skis will be available to try out), and then join family and friends around a bonfire with hot chocolate. For more information, check out the Facebook event page or email robin.attas@gmail.com .

Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2022

Nordiq Canada invites all Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers to participate in designing the 2022 Jackrabbit Toque, which will be worn by 10,500 Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers across Canada!

Get your ideas ready…here is the template for your design: Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2022.

The criteria for entering the contest is as follows:

  • Contestants must be currently enrolled in a Nordiq Canada Jackrabbit or Bunnyrabbit program
  • Contestants must be between the ages of 5-9
  • Artwork must be of original work

Selection process and timelines:

  • Designs should be submitted to Ilona Gyapay: igyapay@nordiqcanada.ca by 1:00 PM, CST on March 11, 2021.
  • Nordiq Canada will select 10 final designs and voting will occur via Survey Monkey. The voting period will run from March 12 to March 19, 2021 until 1:00 PM (CST). Please remember that only Nordiq Canada members are eligible to vote!
  • Announcement of the ‘winning’ toque design will be posted on Nordiq Canada’s Facebook page and website.

Questions: Ilona Gyapay, igyapay@nordiqcanada.ca

Mini World Cup for Kids

This app offers developmentally appropriate challenges to young skiers. Kids can track their cross-country-activity and collect pins to compare their performance with friends and fellow skiers across the globe. The App is available for iOS and Android.

Visit the link for more details.

How to participate:
• Download the Coop Mini World Cup App for iOS and Android
• Checkout your global ranking and compare to friends
• Track your snow activity to get stats
• Have fun!

FREE Community Coach Workshops until January 15th

Thanks to Nordiq Canada, the online Intro to Community Coaching workshop and Community Coaching workshops are now available at no cost!
Between now and January 15th, 2021 there is NO FEE for the Intro to Community Coaching (ICC) workshop in the e-Learning section of The Locker: https://thelocker.coach.ca/
You must first complete the Coach Initiation in Sport e-Learning module to gain access to the ICC. That $15 fee cannot be waived but if you create an account with Decathlon Community you will receive a discount code for $3 off.
Register now for a FREE Community Coaching workshop.
Saturday December 12th
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registrants will receive the Zoom invite from Learning Facilitator Kenton Frith.
This is a virtual workshop to complete the classroom components of the Community Coaching context. There will be an on-snow component to complete at a later date TBD.
Registration deadline: Wed Dec 9th at midnight.
But don’t wait to register as there is HOMEWORK to do prior to the workshop.
Link to course materials will be sent to you after you register.
Learn more about our coaching development pathway here: https://www.ccsam.ca/competitive-skiing/coaching-nccp/