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When it comes to Athletics, being an athlete or a coach is not the only way to get in on the action! Anthony Thomson’s love for track and field has inspired his journey to become a BC Athletics National Level Official, leading to opportunities to travel across Canada and meet athletes from around the globe.  Read more about Anthony’s story here.
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2021 BC Athletics T&F Championship Jamboree Cancelled

Due to the ongoing uncertainty of COVID-19, and in accordance with the current Provincial Health Order regarding sport and large gatherings, BC Athletics and the Prince George Track and Field Club have made the decision to CANCEL the 2021 Championship Jamboree that was set to be hosted in Prince George July 9-11, 2021. 

BC Athletics would like to thank the Prince George Track and Field Club for their commitment to hosting the Jamboree and look forward to when Prince George can host a Championship event (they are schedule to host the 2022 BC Summer Games!)

BC Athletics will continue to monitor the Provincial Health Order as it relates to sport, and if possible will consider a modified Championship Jamboree in summer 2021. We would like to invite all BC Athletics members to share their interest and feedback.

Please take 1-2 minutes to complete the survey linked here.

High Performance Program Update

High performance athletes and coaches, we know that you are busy planning your 2021 outdoor season and Olympic / Paralympic qualifying opportunities. Travel into BC is currently restricted for sport. Stay up to date with all viaSport and BC Athletics guidelines with regards to the Provincial Health Order High Performance Sport exemption.

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Start your NCCP Sport and Club Coach Online!

Complete the theory courses of Sport and Club Coach online and then complete the remainder practical modules in person when available. May 10th to May 17th, 6:00- 9:00pm. There are a few pre-requisite homework assignments, so register early!

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Para Athletics Club Database

Attention all clubs! Please fill out this survey so BC Athletics can get an understanding of which clubs do and do not have Para athletes and what resources or information they may require to be more welcoming and accessible.

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T&F Committee: New Members Wanted
Calling all jumps and middle-distance coaches or club leaders!  The BC Athletics Track and Field Committee is looking for four new members to join the Committee to represent the jumps and middle-distance event groups. As a member of the Track and Field Committee, you will play an important role in advocating for your event group and guiding BC Athletics in continuing to grow the sport of Track and Field in BC. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the sport in a new way, connect with other coaches and sport leaders and grow your network. If you are interested in learning more, please contact:
Megann VanderVliet – Program Manager, Track and Field 
megann.vandervliet@bcathletics.org
Wondering about competing in Carbon Fibre Shoes?

The National Officials Committee and Athletics Canada have developed guidelines for the implementation of the World Athletics shoe rule 5. The guidelines are targeted at athletes, coaches and officials and include shoe declarations by the athlete and shoe checks at competitions. The guidelines are available under the Latest News section of the Officials page of the BC Athletics website.

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2021 BC Athletics Memberships
Make sure your COVID 19 Assumption of Risk Waiver is signed and submitted.  It is automatically generated to your email on file when your membership is renewed.  Your 2021 membership will not be fully in place if that is not done.
Didn’t receive your waiver?  Club members need to contact their club registrar – Unattached members contact sam.collier@bcathletics.org
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BC Athletics High Performance & BC Team Fund - Donate Today!
BC Athletics provides support for athletes and coaches with the goal of strong representation and podium performances at National championships, advancing more BC athletes to National Teams, and Podium Performances at International competition. You can support the BC Athletics High Performance & BC Team Fund through a donation (Tax Receipts can be issued) to the BC Amateur Sport Fund.
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