AB Cup 1 & 2, November 24-25, 2018

The Canmore Nordic Ski Club is proud to be hosting AB Cup 1 & 2 Season Opener

Download the Race Notice in pdf format

Updates:

Nov 22, 8:00pm:

ALBERTA CUP 1 AND 2 UPDATE

Thank you everyone for coming out to our races!!

The Competition Committee has met and in consultation with the Technical Delegate determined that both races this weekend will be interval start. The quantity of snow, size of fields and CWG trials embedded into the event factored highly in this determination.

Correction to the race notice
SUNDAY’S START LIST WILL BE AVAILABLE PROXIMATE TO THE TEAM CAPTAIN MEETING SATURDAY EVENING.

Course maps and distances now posted below under Race Distances and Race Maps

PLEASE NOTE WAXING PROTOCOL

CCA Glide Waxing Protocol for All CATEGORIES

Cross Country Alberta requests that all coaches, athletes, wax technicians, and parents abide by a self- governed protocol while waxing skis for all athletes. This request applies to all local, regional and provincial events taking place in Alberta (e.g. club races, loppets, regional cup races, AB Cups, AB Youth Championships, and AB Winter Games). This request also applies to athletes traveling to Alberta from out-of-province or out-of-country. The recommended glide waxing protocol is as follows:

  • Structure tools ARE permitted
  • Non-Fluoro (NF) or Low Fluoro (LF) glide waxes ARE permitted
  • Medium Fluoro (MF) or High Fluoro (HF) glide waxes are NOT permitted
  • Pure Fluoro glide waxes (powders, pucks, blocks and liquid) are NOT permitted
  • Cold weather powder additives and hardeners are NOT permitted

The adherence to this protocol is self-governed and is the responsibility of the coaches, athletes, parents and wax technicians.

Team Captains Meeting Friday November 23, 19:00 (7 pm) Bill Warren Training Centre

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
Canmore, Alberta
www.canmorenordiccentre.ca

Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge
www.rockyski.ca
1-800-665-6111

Friday, November 23
Official Training – 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 24 –Distance
Free Technique

Exact format TBA based on conditions

Sunday, November 25 – Distance
Classic Technique

Exact format TBA based on conditions

*Saturday & Sunday Distance races will be held on the Biathlon Trails.
*Para Nordic will be accommodated

Title

Team Captain Meeting November 23, 7pm Bill Warren Training Centre

Alberta Cup 1 & 2 – 1km Course


Alberta Cup 1 & 2 – 2km course


Alberta Cup 1&2 – 2.5km course

Race Entry Fees

Mini Midget & younger                                             $20.00/per race
Midget/Juvenile                                                         $35.00/per race
Open (Junior M/W,B/G, Para Seniors, Masters)     $40.00/per race
Supporting Member Day License                            $5.00

 

 No race day registration.
There will be a $50 replacement fee for any Transponders not returned to Zone4.

Race Entry Deadline
Wednesday, November 21 – 11:00pm Mountain Time

Seeding List Deadline
Friday November 23, 2018 1600 MT

 

How to Enter
Entries will only be accepted as on-line registration through the Zone 4 website at https://zone4.ca/register/ after November 1st, 2018.

The Zone 4 website provides the opportunity for participants to confirm that their entry has been received.   Please note:  Zone 4 only supports VISA and MasterCard.  Payment must be made at the time of registration.

 

NEW – All participants will be required to have a Canmore Nordic Center Pass. During registration process, participants will need to indicate they have a season’s pass or purchase day tickets at the discounted rate of $7.50. Participants will not be able to complete registration without completing these steps. The fine for skiing without a pass is $172.00.

COACHES REGSITRATION REQUIRED (FREE) ALL COACHES MUST REGISTER TO BOOK WAX ROOMS AND TO FACILITATE COMMUNICATIONS DURING RACE WEEKEND.

Age Categories for Races

Cateogry Year of Birth
Atom’s 2011 or younger
Pee-Wee’s 2010-2009
Mini Midget/Bantam 2008-2007
Midget Boy/Girl 2006 – 2005
Juvenile Boy/Girl 2004-2003
Junior Boy/Girl 2002 – 2001
* Junior Man/Woman 2000-1999
U23 1996, 1997, 1998
* Senior Man/Woman 1998 and older
Age at Dec 31,2018
Master 1-2 Age 30 – 39
Master 3-4 Age 40 – 49
Master 5-6 Age 50 – 59
Master 7 Age 60+
Para Nordic No Age limit
* = Open Category
Saturday November 24 – Skate Distances
Category Men Laps Women Laps
Atom 1km 1 x 1km 1km 1 x 1km
Pee-Wee 2km 2 x 1km 2km 2 x 1km
Mini Midget 2km 2 x 1km 2km 2 x 1km
Midget 3km 1.5 x 2km 3km 1.5 x 2km
Juvenile 5km 2.5 x 2km 5km 2.5 x 2km
Junior B/G 9km 4.5 x 2km 5km 2.5 x 2km
Junior M/W 9km 4.5 x 2km 5km 2.5 x 2km
Open 9km 4.5 x 2km 5km 2.5 x 2km
Masters 9km 4.5 x 2km 9km 4.5 x 2km
Para Standing 5km 2.5 x 2km 5km 2.5 x 2km
Para Sit 3km 3 x 1km 3km 3 x 1km

 

Sunday November 25 – Classic Distances
Category Men Laps Women Laps
Atom 1k 1 x 1km 1k 1 x 1km
Pee-Wee 2km 2 x 1km 2km 2 x 1km
Mini Midget 3km 1.5 x 2.5km 3km 1.5 x 2.5km
Midget 3km 1.5 x 2.5km 3km 1.5 x 2.5km
Juvenile 6km 2.5 x 2.5km 6km 2.5 x 2.5km
Junior B/G 8.5km 3.5 x 2.5km 8.5km 3.5 x 2.5km
Junior M/W 11Km 4.5 x 2.5km 8.5km 3.5 x 2.5km
Open 11Km 4.5 x 2.5km 8.5km 3.5 x 2.5km
Masters 11km 4.5 x 2.5km 11km 4.5 x 2.5km
Para Standing 6km 2.5 x 2.5km 6km 2 x 2.5km
Para Sit 4km 4 x 1 km 4km 4 x 1km

Race Office : Located at the Biathlon Building  

Race Office Hours :
Friday, Nov 23 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Saturday  Nov 24 – 7:30am – 4:00pm
Sunday Nov 25 – 7:30am – 4:00pm

Competition Secretary – Jeanie Godfrey
competitionsecretary@canmorenordic.com

Weather Conditions;

Trail Conditions
https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/kananaskis/canmore-nordic-centre/advisories-public-safety/trail-report/

Coaches please register on Zone 4 with a contact email so race updates can be provided.

 

PLEASE NOTE WAXING PROTOCOL

CCA Glide Waxing Protocol for All CATEGORIES

Cross Country Alberta requests that all coaches, athletes, wax technicians, and parents abide by a self- governed protocol while waxing skis for all athletes. This request applies to all local, regional and provincial events taking place in Alberta (e.g. club races, loppets, regional cup races, AB Cups, AB Youth Championships, and AB Winter Games). This request also applies to athletes traveling to Alberta from out-of-province or out-of-country. The recommended glide waxing protocol is as follows:

  • Structure tools ARE permitted
  • Non-Fluoro (NF) or Low Fluoro (LF) glide waxes ARE permitted
  • Medium Fluoro (MF) or High Fluoro (HF) glide waxes are NOT permitted
  • Pure Fluoro glide waxes (powders, pucks, blocks and liquid) are NOT permitted
  • Cold weather powder additives and hardeners are NOT permitted

The adherence to this protocol is self-governed and is the responsibility of the coaches, athletes, parents and wax technicians.

Eligibility and License
All Juvemile and older athletes require a liscence to race at Provincial Sanctioned events  Register at  https://zone4.ca/register/

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