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OCup 2 - Development Regatta Results

posted Jun 19, 2017, 11:20 AM by Ryan Blair

Please see attached results from the OCup 2 - Development Regatta, as well as the burgee points and OCup Series points.  134 paddlers from 13 canoe clubs across Ontario competed in the event.

Congratulations to Mississauga for winning the event with 452 points.  Richmond Hill was 2nd with 370 points, Rideau 3rd with 228 points.  

MCC's results puts them as the new points leader for the OCup Series Grand Champion.  Carleton Place's impressive performances from their small but dedicated team jumps them to the top of the OCup Series Excellence Award points leader board.

The OCup Series Grand Champion points combines a clubs total points from all four (4) OCup events.  The OCup Series Excellence Award points combines a clubs total points from all four (4) OCup events, divided by the number of club participants in each event.

Thank you again goes out to the Western Ontario Division for hosting the event and to their volunteers for all of their hard work.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the coaches who volunteered during our Spring Camp on Saturday, including:  RCC's Cheyanne Farquharson, Reid Farquharson and Aiden Stead, ORCC's Victor Turcanu, PRCC's Warren Lundy, BBCC's Kevin McIntyre and Maria Halavrezos and SNCC's KC Fraser.  You guys rock!

The next OCup Series event is OCup 3 - Ontario Championships on August 13 & 14 in Ottawa.

Final OCup 2 - Development Regatta DRAW

posted Jun 16, 2017, 4:12 PM by Ryan Blair   [ updated Jun 17, 2017, 7:56 PM ]

Please see attached final draw for this Sunday's OCup 2 - Development Regatta.

With 60 paddlers taking part in the Spring Camp on Saturday and 140 competitors on Sunday it should be a fun weekend.  Please remind all your paddlers/parents the competition is being held on the North Course.  Spring Camp drop off is still at the South Course tower.  We will be providing lunch on Sunday for all participants.

See you Sunday.

OCup 2 Schedule of Events & site change

posted Jun 15, 2017, 8:00 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached schedule of events for this Sunday's OCup 2 - Development Regatta.  The draw will be sent out tomorrow.  Any club changes can be made at the Club Representative meeting on Sunday, June 18th @ 8:00 am at the finish line tower.

Due to scheduling conflicts the competition will now be held at the North Course (same course as OCup 1 - OTT's).  The Spring Camp will still be held on the South Course.  I will work with coaches to transport your trailers from the South course to the North course at the end of the day on Saturday.  Please leave your trailer hitch with your trailer when you drop them off on Saturday. 

If you have any questions please let me know.

Good luck this weekend.

OCSRA Updates

posted Jun 14, 2017, 12:16 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches/Clubs

Please see the following updates below:


OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials Results 

Please see attached results from the OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials, as well as the burgee points and OCup Series points.  161 paddlers from 11 canoe clubs competed in the two day event.

Congratulations to Burloak for winning the event with 106 points.  Balmy Beach was 2nd with 99 points, Rideau 3rd with 82 points.  BCC's burgee points put them on the top of the points leader board for the OCup Series Grand Champion, while Balmy Beach leads in the OCup Series Excellence Awards points.

The OCup Series Grand Champion points combines a clubs total points from all four (4) OCup events.  The OCup Series Excellence Award points combines a clubs total points from all four (4) OCup events, divided by the number of club participants in each event.

Thank you goes out to the Western Ontario Division for hosting the event and to their volunteers for all of their hard work.


Additional Nominations to the Ontario Regatta Tour Team

OCSRA would like to congratulate the following athletes who have been added to the Ontario Regatta Tour Team:
  • Katie Hoferek (Rideau) - U21 Women's Kayak alternate
  • Brooke Westwater (Burloak) - U17 Women's Kayak alternate
  • Jean Luc Cinq Mars (Richmond Hill) - U21 Men's Canoe alternate
  • Zacharie Richard (Rideau) - U21 Men's Canoe alternate
See attached updated draft Ontario Regatta Team nomination list.


Draft Ontario Team Ranking List (OTRL)

Please see attached draft OTRL.  The OTRL is a discipline ranking of an athlete's position of finish at the Ontario Team Trials.  The OTRL will be one of the factors used to evaluate athlete's performances for nomination to the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) program, Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP) and the Ontario Development Team.  The final Ontario Team nominations will be published in October.  

UPDATED Draft 2017 Ontario Tour & Canada Summer Games Team nominations

posted Jun 8, 2017, 2:26 PM by Ryan Blair   [ updated Jun 14, 2017, 12:18 PM ]

Please note the nomination list has been updated with the following additions:

  • Katie Hoferek (Rideau) - U21 Women's Kayak alternate
  • Brooke Westwater (Burloak) - U17 Women's Kayak alternate
  • Jean Luc Cinq Mars (Richmond Hill) - U21 Men's Canoe alternate
  • Zacharie Richard (Rideau) - U21 Men's Canoe alternate


Coaches/Athletes

Please see attached the draft nominations for the 2017 Ontario Tour Team and Canada Summer Games Team.  

The Ontario Tour Team nominated athletes will compete for Team Ontario at the Canada Day Regatta on July 1-2 in Ottawa and at the Canada Cup Regatta on July 9-10 in Shawinigan, QC, as well as take part in a training camp from July 3-8 in Ottawa.

The Canada Summer Games Team nominated athletes will compete for Team Ontario at the Canada Summer Games on August 5-13 in Winnipeg, MB.

Full details will be sent to the nominated athletes.  

Please note all nominations are not final until Canoe Kayak Canada publishes their National Regatta Teams based on National Team Trials 2 results (June 23-25, 2017).  If an athlete accepts a nomination to compete for Team Canada we will nominate the next ranked athlete on the alternate list.

Congratulations to all nominated athletes! 

Ontario Tour & Canada Games Team Discipline Ranking List

posted Jun 5, 2017, 9:37 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Great job this weekend.  Please see attached the Ontario Team Tour & Canada Summer Games Team Discipline Ranking List.  The lists will be used to nominate the draft Ontario Tour Team and Canada Summer Games Team.  We hope to nominate the draft teams by tomorrow.  Note:  all nominations will not be final until after NTT2 since some of the athletes will also be nominated to CKC national team tours.

Please review and let me know of any needed corrections.

Cheers, 

Parent information meeting

posted Jun 3, 2017, 8:31 AM by Ryan Blair

Parents join us at our information meeting this Saturday at 12:00 pm during the Ontario Team Trials. Topics include team selection, Ontario competitions and camps.

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials Final Draw

posted Jun 2, 2017, 4:36 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached updated draw.  Note there has been a redraw for Men's Canoe events. 

OCSRA's Spring Camp & OCup 2 - Development Regatta information & registration package

posted May 29, 2017, 4:25 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached the Sprint Camp & OCup 2 information and registration package. 

The Spring camp is for U13, U14, U15 and U16 development paddlers.  New this year, participants will be staying at the Niagara College - Welland Campus.  If you are interested is coaching at the camp please let me know by Tuesday, June 13th.

The OCup 2 - Development Regatta is for U13, U15, Open (development) and Master paddlers.

All registrations for both the camp and competition are to be completed using the attached registration form.  Please email Ryan Blair ryanlblair@gmail.com your completed registration forms by Tuesday, June 13th, 5:00 pm.  Any additional entries after the registration deadline will be considered at the competition meeting on Sunday, June 18th, 8:00 am at the finish line tower.

The Spring Camp fee is $130 per participant (includes OCup 2 entry fee).  The OCup 2 entry fee is $25.

Note: both the camp and competition will be on the WIFC South Course (rowing course).

If you have any questions please let me know.

2017 OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials draft draw

posted May 29, 2017, 9:19 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached draft OTT draw.  Note:  we will not be hosting separate Canada Summer Games finals.  Selection to the Ontario Team Tour and Canada Summer Games Team will be based on the Ontario Team Trials finals.

If you are missing an entered crew and/or wish to scratch a crew please let me know by Wednesday, May 31 by 3:00 pm.  Any final changes or new crew additions can be made at the competition meeting on Friday, June 2 at 6:00 pm in the WIFC's Athletes Lounge.  New crew additions will only be provided if there is an available lane.  

The competition will be run with modified International Canoe Federation (ICF) racing rules.  I have attached a copy of advancements.  Athletes who do not qualify for a semi-final will still have the opportunity to race in a final based on heat times.  

All heats are seeded based on 2016 Ontario Team Trials and Ontario Championships, as well as my discretion where needed.

Good luck to all your athletes.

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