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OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp RESULTS & BURGEE POINTS

posted Jun 19, 2018, 1:59 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached results from the OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp, as well as the burgee points and OCup Series points.  67 paddlers from 11 canoe clubs participated in the training camp.  

Camp participants completed 3 on-water training sessions, 4 off-water games, CKC Base 7 testing and a fun talent show on Saturday.  On Sunday, they complete a 6km run, 6km paddle and multiple 200m paddle races.  Ranking and points are based on a participants total combined 6km run and 6km paddle time, as well as their 3 best 200m paddle times.  

Congratulations to Mississauga for winning the event with 94 points.  Burloak was 2nd with 89 points, Rideau 3rd with 76 points.  BBCC continues to be the points leader for both the OCup Series Grand Champion and Excellence Award.

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.

A big thank you goes out to the camp coaches Cheyanne Farquharson (RCC), Jared Trafford (CPCC), Priya Gulyani (ORCC), Miles Little (BCC), Jeremy Stott (PRCC) and Angus Mortimer (MCC).  Thank you also goes out to Mississauga Canoe Club for sharing their great facility with us.

The next OCup Series event is OCup 3 - Ontario Championships on August 18-19 in Welland, ON.  

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials RESULTS & BURGEE Points

posted Jun 11, 2018, 9:42 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached results from the OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials, as well as the burgee points and OCup Series points.  167 paddlers from 10 canoe clubs competed in the two day event.

Congratulations to Balmy Beach for winning the event with 197 points.  Rideau was 2nd with 96 points, Burloak 3rd with 66 points.  BBCC's burgee points put them on the top of the points leader board for the OCup Series Grand Champion and Excellence Award.

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 Eastern Ontario Division for hosting the event and to their volunteers for all of their hard work.

The next OCup Series event is OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp this weekend at Mississauga Canoe Club.  Club registration forms are due today by 5:00 pm.  

2018 Ontario Tour Team nominations

posted Jun 6, 2018, 7:58 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches/Athletes

Please see attached the draft nominations for the 2018 Ontario Tour Team.  The nominated athletes will compete for Team Ontario at the Canada Cup - Canada Day Regatta on June 30th - July 1st in Ottawa.  Athletes will also take part in a training camp starting Wednesday, June 27th.  

Full camp & competition details will be sent to the nominated athletes and their coaches.

Please note all nominations are not final until Canoe Kayak Canada publishes their National Regatta Teams based on National Team Trials 3 results (June 22-24).  If an athlete is nominated to a National Regatta Team and is unable to attend the Ontario Tour, we will nominate the next ranked athlete to our Tour Team.

Congratulations to all nominated athletes and their coaches.

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials Day 1 & 2 Results

posted Jun 4, 2018, 4:57 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Great job this weekend.  Please see attached Day 1 & 2 results.  The final event package, including OCup Series points will be sent out later this week.  

Cheers,

Ontario Team Trials Day 1 Results & Day 2 Draw

posted Jun 2, 2018, 3:18 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Congratulations to you and your athletes for a great day of racing.  Please see attached Day 1 results, as well as an updated draw which includes
advancements to Men's Kayak 200m finals.

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials Redraw

posted Jun 1, 2018, 4:46 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached the redraw for OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials.  

Good luck this weekend.

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials draft draw

posted May 25, 2018, 11:25 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached the draft draw for OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials.  Big thanks to Dean Jenkins for getting this out so quick and to the club coaches for submitting your entries on time.  A record 178 athletes will be participating in this years trials! 

A few reminders:

Good luck to you and your athletes.


Cheers,

OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp information and registration package + waiver forms

posted May 20, 2018, 4:51 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached the OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp information and registration package, as well as links to OCSRA's 2018 participant waiver form (online).


OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp

Hosted at the Mississauga Canoe Club (Mississauga, ON) on June 16th - 17th, 2018, the event is targeted towards LTAD Training to Train stage (U13, U14, U15 & U16 development) paddlers.  The camp will include both on-water and off-water sport activities.

Coaches please complete the attached OCup 2 registration form and email to Ryan Blair ryanlblair@gmail.com by Monday, June 11, 2018.



Participant Waivers

Each paddler must complete an online waiver to participant in any OCSRA events, including: OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials, OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp, OCup 3 - Ontario Championships and OCup 4 - Long Distance Regatta (see links below).   Once completed, the waiver will cover participation in all 2018 OCSRA events.





Important Deadlines   
  • Tuesday, May 22nd:  Club & Coach Development Project (CCDP) applications due.
  • Tuesday, May 22nd:  coach workshop registration deadline for all May 26 weekend workshops.
  • Wednesday, May 23rd:  OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials registration deadline.
  • Monday, June 11th:  OCup 2 - Spring Sports Camp registration deadline.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Cheers,

OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials information & registration package

posted May 4, 2018, 12:36 PM by Ryan Blair

Coaches

Please see attached the OCup 1 - Ontario Team Trials information and registration package.  Hosted by the Eastern Ontario Division (EOD), at the Rideau Canoe Club (Ottawa, ON) on June 2-3, 2018, the competition will be used as:
  • a performance evaluation for the Ontario Team selection; 
  • a performance evaluation for the Ontario Regatta Team selection. 
The competition includes Open Men's Kayak, Open Men's Canoe, Open Women's Kayak, Open Women's Canoe and Open Paracanoe events.

All registrations are to be completed through CKC's Padtrac online entry system.  Registration opens on Wednesday, May 9 and will close on Wednesday, May 23 at 3:00 pm.  Any additional entries after the registration deadline will only be considered at the Competition Meeting on Friday, June 1 at 5:00 pm if there is an available lane (no additional heats will be added for post-entries).

Cost for the event is $150 per athlete.  National Team carded athletes receive a free entry into the event. 

Each participant must complete an online waiver to compete in the event.  The link to the waiver will be published by May 15, 2018.  Once completed, the waiver will cover participation in all 2018 OCSRA events.   

This is the first of four OCup Series events this summer.  Participant results will go towards their clubs OCup Series Grand Champion and Excellence Award points.   

If you have any questions please let me know.

Cheers,

OCSRA's 2018 Program Overview & CCDP info package

posted May 3, 2018, 7:54 AM by Ryan Blair

Coaches/Board of Directors/Volunteers

Please see attached OCSRA's 2018 Program Overview document, and our Club & Coach Development Project (CCDP) information package and application form.

2018 Program Overview

This document will assist clubs in the planning of their summer season.  It outlines OCSRA's available support to clubs and our activities for the 2018 season, including:
  • Ontario Team Program - support to athletes who qualify for the 2018-2019 OHSPI, OAAP (Q4G) and Development Teams based on selection criteria.  
  • Competitions - purpose of the event, targeted group, events (races), cost and qualification process for each event hosted by OCSRA.
  • Ontario Team Training Camps - dates, locations and training activities for Ontario Team members at our three (3) fall/winter training camps.  
  • Ontario Team Regatta Tour - general information on the tour and qualification process.
  • Club Development Programs - general information on our Club & Coach Development Project (CCDP).  Full details on the CCDP can be found below.
  • Coach Education & Professional Development - details on coach workshops and professional development opportunities for Ontario coaches.

Club & Coach Development Project (CCDP)

The CCDP was created to assist clubs in their program delivery, as well as provide enhanced professional development opportunities for their coaches.  Support to clubs is provided within three (3) main categories:  equipment support, program support and coach development.  

We have redesigned the project to have a greater impact on clubs.  Please see attached CCDP information package for full details.  Club's are asked to complete the applicable application forms and email to Ryan Blair by May 22, 2018.  Given the competitive nature of the application process, some clubs may not receive support in 2018, although, we are looking at a long-term plan for this project where multiple clubs will receive support over the next five (5) years.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Good luck this summer!

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