Call for Resolutions !!

July 22, 2016

2016 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting
November 18, 19, 20 2016

Forward any and all resolutions that you, your committee, or your club wish to have brought forth at the 2016 BC Athletics AGM by the deadline on Monday, October 3, 2016.
Resolutions received after the deadline can only be brought forth on the floor at the AGM as recommendations to the Board of Directors unless ruled by the membership at the AGM to be of an urgent matter.
All resolutions submitted by the October 3, 2016 deadline will be reviewed by the BC Athletic Board of Directors and resolutions to be brought forward at the 2016 BC Athletics AGM will be posted on the BC Athletics website no later than October 18, 2016.
2016 On-Line Resolution form


Level 1 Officials Clinic – Comox Valley Recreation Centre

June 14, 2016

Date:                Friday, June 24, 2016 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location:        Vanier Track, Comox Valley Recreation Centre
Hosted by:      V.I.A.A. & the Comox Valley Cougars
Instructors:    Vince Sequeira & Mark Freeland

Level 1 workshop in the National Officials Certification program. The workshop prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Covers rules and best practices for individual track and field events. Handouts will be provided. Dress comfortably for outdoor activity.

This workshop is offered free of charge.

Register Online


Attention Meet Directors – Trackie.Reg Webinars

February 16, 2016

Trackie.Reg is setting up a series of webinars to introduce Meet Directors to the new and improved Trackie.Reg. Some of the key features with the new system are:
•It’s completely free to use.
•You can choose to accept payments online, on-site and/or by mail (if you choose to accept payments online there is a small processing fee charged to each registrant).
•Our new system gives coaches/registrants the ability to do mass entries (importing using Microsoft Excel and/or Hytek Team Manager).
•You can easily import all your entries into Hytek Meet Manager (and other programs).
•You can easily communicate with all (or a subset) of your registrants.
•We give you the ability to help attract and organize volunteers/officials.
•You can read more about our features and also some client testimonials on our homepage: http://www.trackiereg.com

In addition clubs can utilize Trackie.Reg for an on-line club membership sign up and fee payment system. It can be set up so fees are collected for both the club membership and BC Athletics membership portions. At the end of the month the club fees will be forwarded to the club and the BCA fees will be sent to BC Athletics automatically.

Read more about upcoming webinars at http://www.trackiereg.com/Webinars


Level 1 Officials Clinic – Surrey

February 15, 2016

Level 1 Officials Clinic – Surrey

Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00am – 11:30am

South Surrey Athletic Park Track – off 20th Ave. at 146th St.

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 activity.

REGISTRATION FORM – Registration Deadline – February 23, 2016
http://www.bcathletics.org/Officials/clinic-workshop-registration/261/


Level 1 Officials Clinic – Vancouver

February 1, 2016

Level 1 Officials Clinic

Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 10:00am – Noon

Point Grey Track – 5670 East Boulevard, Vancouver BC

Instructors – John and Carol Cull – Athletics National Clinicians

johncull@telus.net   (604) 599-6638

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 activity.

Participants will be eligible for selection to officials’ teams for America’s Masters Games and other High Performance events in 2016

REGISTRATION FORM

 

 


Level 1 Officials Workshop – West Vancouver

January 28, 2015

Date: February 11, 2015 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Location: 2378 Ottawa Ave., West Vancouver, BC

Instructor: Bill Koch willkoch@telus.net (604) 417-8950

A 1.5 hour session. The content is non-technical and concentrates on:
– benefits of officials membership
– expectations (Code of Conduct)
– certification system
– roles of key officials in stadium & non-stadium events
– organizational information
– some event-specific technical information will be covered (e.g., start line procedures)

Registration form – deadline for registration is Friday, February 6, 2015


Upcoming Level 2 Officials Workshops

January 15, 2015

Officials Level 2 Workshop:

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.
For full information and registration details please click on the links below:

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Delta BC

Saturday, April 25, 2015 – Prince George BC


2014 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting Weekend Update

November 24, 2014

2014 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting – December 5,6,7 2014 – Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel:

Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel – Deadline for special, BC Athletics room rate – November 25, 2014

Weekend Agenda: Draft available on the BC Athletics website – to be updated as needed

Delegate Registration: All Delegates (Voting and Non-voting) must registrar no later than Thursday, December 4, 2014

Elections: Election information and nominees available on the website

Proxy Votes: Must be registered no later than Thursday, December 4, 2014

Governance Sessions:
Session 1. Coaching Education – Certification and Evaluation Explained. Presented by Jennifer Schutz – Coaching Education Coordinator, BC Athletics

Session 2. Club Development – Club Excellence Program. Presented by Douglas Duncan – Director, Domestic Programs & Sport Development, Athletics Canada

Please register for the sessions you wish to take part in.

2014 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet ticket deadline – December 2, 2014


BC Athletics Annual Awards Deadline!

October 23, 2014

Just a reminder that the 2014 BC Athletics Annual Awards nomination deadline is fast approaching.
You have until Sunday November 2, 2014 to get your nominations in to the BC Athletics office.
Annual Awards information and nomination forms are available on the website.

The 2014 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond.
Tickets can be purchased through the BC Athletics Website
Get your tickets early – last year we sold out one week before the banquet!


2014 BC ATHLETICS ANNUAL AWARDS !!

September 25, 2014

Nomination forms for the 2014 BC Athletics Annual Awards are now available on the BC Athletics website.

For complete details please go to the RECOGNITION section

Full details for the 2014 BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet will be available shortly.


Level 2 Officials Workshop – Kamloops – June 10 & 12 2014

June 9, 2014

LOCATION: #90 – 1950 Braeview Place, Kamloops, BC

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 & Thursday June 12, 2014 7:00pm – 10:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Wally Smeaton & Alwilda van Ryswyk

The Level 2 course is a comprehensive survey of rules & practices for all branches of athletics. This classroom presentation takes 5 – 6 hours. Completion of Level 1 is a pre-requisite. The Tuesday session will cover the track portion and the Thursday session will cover field events. A practical assignment (passport) is to be completed before certification.

FEES: BC Athletics 2014 Members = $25.00 + GST, Non-Members $30.00 + GST – All fees payable to BC Athletics

Registration Form


Level 1 Officials Clinic – Kelowna – June 27, 2014

May 26, 2014

Level 1 Officials Clinic
Apple Bowl – 1555 Burtch Rd. Kelowna, BC
June 27, 2014 – 5:00pm

Instructors: Carol Cull & Greg Nicol
Registrar: Roberta Tetlock

The meeting will be held in the stands of the Apple Bowl on the Friday evening of the Jack Brow Track Meet. In an hour and a half we will cover organizational information that affects officials in BC and the basic rules for track and field events. The focus of this meeting is more informational than technical although there will be handouts and participants may want to take notes.

Level 1 Clinic Registration Form
Registration deadline – June 20, 2014


Level 1 Officials Clinic – Kamloops, BC

May 5, 2014

Introduction to Officiating Track and Field
Officials Level 1 Workshop
Kamloops, BC

Date: May 13, 2014 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: #90 – 1950 Braeview Place, Kamloops BC
Instructors: Alwilda van Ryswyk (alvan50@shaw.ca) Ph: (250) 372-9640
Greg Nicol (greg-nicol@shaw.ca) Ph: (250) 372-7888

This workshop will cover the basic rules for Athletics including the Code of Conduct. Anyone who is interested is welcome to join by contacting Alwilda or Greg.
There will be some paperwork so participants should bring a notebook and pen.

For full details visit the BC Athletics website under “Clinics/Workshops Registration” tab – Officials Page


National Officials Day Today!

April 17, 2014

Thank you to all officials for their hard work, dedication and devotion to our sport.


Race Expo Opportunities and Volunteers Needed

April 13, 2014

BC Athletics will have an information booth at a couple of upcoming events. This is an opportunity for clubs and events to promote themselves at two of the largest events in BC, collectively drawing 70,000 participants. Both events and expos attract participants of all ages, from potential Track Rascals to Masters, and are an ideal recruiting opportunity.

Individuals and clubs are needed to help staff the booth. Two and three hour shifts are available. Please contact Maurice Wilson (maurice.wilson@bcathletics.org, 604-333-3553) to volunteer your time.

Member clubs and sanctioned events are also invited to provide club and race information brochures.

Vancouver Sun Run
Expo at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver
Expo hours:
Thursday, April 24, 4pm to 8pm
Friday, April 25, 10am to 7pm
Saturday, April 26, 10am to 5pm

BMO Vancouver Marathon

Expo at Vancouver Convention Centre East, Hall C (Canada Place), Vancouver
Expo hours:
Thursday, May 1, 4pm to 8pm
Friday, May 2, 11am to 8pm
Saturday, May 3, 10am to 6pm


Officials Level 1 Workshop – Richmond

April 7, 2014

Officials Level 1 Workshop
Minoru Arena Boardroom (adjacent to Clement Track) 7191 Granville Ave., Richmond BC
Instructors: Sue Kydd & Neil Chin Aleong

This workshop will cover the basic rules for Athletics, including the Code of Conduct. Open to any interested persons. Youth encouraged to attend, most appropriate for ages 14+. Please come dressed to go out into the competition area to review venues. Questions welcomed!

For full information and a Registration Form please visit the BC Athletics website
http://www.bcathletics.org/Officials/
(Clinic/Workshop Registration tab)


Level 1 Officials Workshop – Kamloops, BC

February 19, 2014

OFFICIALS LEVEL 1 WORKSHOP
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March 3, 2014 – Kamloops, BC

LOCATION: Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC – Tournament Capital Centre – upper floor meeting room

DATE/TIME: Monday, March 3, 2014 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Alwilda van Ryswyk – Provincial Clinician
Greg Nicol – Provincial Clinician

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the national Officials Certification program. Instructor 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 activity

Full details and registration information are available on the BC Athletics Website


Level 2 Officials Clinic – April 12, 2014

February 14, 2014

LOCATION: Nanaimo & District T&F Club Clubhouse, Rotary Bowl, 355 Wakesiah Ave., Nanaimo BC
(Behind Nanaimo District Secondary School)

DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 12, 2014 – 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR: Ina Wallace and Aileen Lingwood – BC Athletics Officials

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 2 in the National Officials Certification program. Registration fee covers costs of handouts, and an IAAF Rulebook. Rules and best practices are covered in a lecture/discussion format. It is conducted entirely in the classroom, and there will be some paperwork so participants should bring a notebook and pen. There will be one lunch break. Beverages and a light lunch will be provided. Come prepared to take notes.

Full details and a registration form are available on the BC Athletics website.


Officials Level 1 Workshop – Nanaimo, BC

December 2, 2013

Level 1 Officials Workshop
December 18, 2013
Nanaimo, BC

Location: Nanaimo Track & Field House – Rotary Bowl – 355 Wakesiah Ave., (Behind Nanaimo District Secondary School)
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Instructor: Greg Bush, Athletics Canada Officials National Clinician

Registration form and full details visit the BC Athletics website at http://www.bcathletics.org/Officials/ – see “OFFICIALS TRAINING PROGRAMS”


Call for Resolutions !!

September 6, 2013

Forward any and all resolutions that you, your committee, or your club wish to have brought forth at the Annual General Meeting to the BC Athletics office by 5:00PM OCTOBER 6, 2013.

Resolutions received in the BC Athletics office by October 6, 2013 will be reviewed by the BC Athletics Executive/Board of Directors. Resolutions presented at the AGM will be posted on the BC Athletics website no later than 30 days prior to the AGM.

Resolutions received after October 6, 2013 can only be brought forth on the floor at the Annual General Meeting as recommendations to the Board of Directors unless ruled by the membership at the AGM to be an urgent matter.

Resolutions can be submitted online or using the printable form.

Once completed the printable form can be mailed to:
BC Athletics
Attn: Resolutions
2001B, 3713 Kensington Ave.
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
or faxed to the attention of Sam Collier at (604) 333-3551
or emailed to Sam Collier at sam.collier@bcathletics.org.