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OCSRA's 2016 Programs Overview

posted May 4, 2016, 7:41 PM by Ryan Blair
If your looking for some quick answers regarding our summer programs and events take a look at our 2016 Programs Overview below.

Regatta’s & Camps:

Spring Camp & OCup 1 – Long Distance Regatta:  May 28/29 – Welland, ON

Purpose:  The camp objectives are to provide technical development opportunities for LTAD Training to Train stage (born between 2000 and 2003) athletes.  Participants should be prepared to train four (4) sessions per day, including paddling, running and games.

The competition objectives are to provide an appropriate pre-competition events for novice, development and High Performance Athlete Development (HPAD) athletes.

Events:  Singles 2000m & 6000m

Costs:  Camp - $100 (includes OCup 1 entry fee), OCup 1 - $25

Qualification Process:  Direct entries (no qualification required)

OCup 2 – Ontario Team Trials:  June 11/12 – Ottawa, ON

Purpose:  Ontario Team Trials will be used as a performance evaluation for the Ontario Team Selection; a performance evaluation for the Ontario Regatta Team Selection.

Events:  Singles 1000m, 500m, 200m

Costs:  $125

Qualification Process:  Direct entries (no qualification required)

Ontario Summer Games:  August 12 – Welland, ON

Purpose:  The competition objectives are to provide a provincial championship singles event, as well as inter-divisional crew boat championships.

Events:  Singles 1000m & 200m, Doubles 1000m, Fours 200m & 1000m, Mixed War Canoe 200m

Costs:  TBD

Qualification Process:  Top 11 U16 men’s kayak, women’s kayak, men’s canoe and women’s canoe from each division based on divisional qualification. 

OCup 3 – Ontario Championships:  August 13/14 – Welland, ON

Purpose:  The competition objectives are to provide a provincial championship event for member clubs across Ontario in the following age categories U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, Open and Paracanoe.

Events:  U16+ events on Saturday, August 13.  U15 & under events on Sunday, August 14.

Age Category

Singles

Doubles

Fours

C15

U13

1000m

500m

500m

Mixed 200m

U14

2000m

 

 

 

U15

2000m

500m

1000m

Mixed 200m / 500m

U16 Development

1000m

 

 

 

U17

M 1000m/W 500m

M 1000m/W 500m

M 1000m/W 500m

Mixed 200m / 500m

Open

500m

500m

500m

Mixed 200m / 500m

Paracanoe

200m

200m

 

 

*U16 Singles 200m & 1000m Championships events will be run during the Ontario Summer Games on August 12

Costs:  $30 (no fee for war canoe only participants)

Qualification Process:  Top 20 U13, U14, U15 from each division based on divisional qualification.  U16+ is a direct entry process.  U17+ singles seeded based on OCup 2 – Ontario Team Trials results, U16 Development and U16+ crew boat entries seeded based on divisional championships results.

OCup 4 – Long Distance Regatta:  October 1/2 – Ottawa, ON

Purpose:  The competition objectives are to provide an appropriate post-competition season event for development and High Performance Athlete Development (HPAD) athletes.

Events:  TBD – 10km, 16km-28km with portages

Costs:  $25

Qualification Process:  Direct entries (no qualification required)

 

NextGen/OHPSI/Academy Camps:

May 13/14:  2015-2016 NextGen & OHPSI program athletes only – CSIO/Welland, ON

·         Targeted athletes complete dry-land strength & conditioning testing at CSIO, and on-water Key Performance Indicator testing/monitoring at WIFC.

September 22-25:  2015-2016 NextGen, OHPSI, Q4G & Development team program athletes – CSIO/Welland, ON

·         Targeted athletes complete dry-land strength & conditioning testing at CSIO, and on-water Key Performance Indicator testing/monitoring at WIFC.

December 2016:  2016-2017 NextGen, OHPSI, Q4G & Development team program athletes – CSIO/Mississauga, ON

·         Targeted athletes complete dry-land strength & conditioning testing and swim technical training at CSIO, as well as paddle pool sessions and complete a long distance running race at Mississauga Canoe Club.

January 2017:  2016-2017 NextGen, OHPSI, Q4G & Development team program athletes – Ottawa, ON/Gatineau Park, QC

·         Targeted athletes complete dry-land strength & conditioning testing at Rideau Canoe Club, and Nordic ski training in Gatineau Park.

 

Ontario Team Regatta Tour:

Rideau Canoe Club’s Canada Day Regatta – July 1/2 & Canoe Kayak Canada’s Canada Cup Regatta - July 9/10

The priority for the 2016 Ontario Regatta Team project is to provide international level competition opportunities for Ontario High Performance Athletes Development (HPAD) athletes and Ontario Development athletes.  The project will also provide training opportunities with a crew boat focused training camp held in Ottawa, ON between the two (2) regattas.

Costs:  TBD

Qualification Process:  Top 2-6 U17, U19, U23 and Paracanoe athletes from each discipline based on OCup 2 – Ontario Team Trials results.  For full details please see the OCSRA 2016 Ontario Regatta Team Selection Criteria. 

 

Coach Education & Mentorship Projects:

Workshop Dates & Locations

·         May 10, 12-14:  Competition Introduction 'ELCC' - Dragon Boat (Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at ORCC, Friday 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at RCC) - Rideau Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 13-15:  Competition Introduction 'ELCC' - Small Boats & War Canoe (Friday 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Saturday/Sunday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) - Rideau Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 14:  War Canoe Module (Saturday 8:30 am to 11:30 pm) - Rideau Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 13-15:  Competition Introduction 'ELCC' - Small Boats & War Canoe (Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday/Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) - Burloak Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 14:  War Canoe Module (Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm) - Burloak Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 15:  Community Coach 'Canoekids' (8:30 am to 5:30 pm) - Mississauga Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

·         May 15:  Community Coach 'Canoekids' (8:30 am to 5:30 pm) - Carleton Place Canoe Clubregistration deadline is Monday, May 9

 

For full details please visit www.ocsra.ca/coaches-corner

Development Coach Mentorship Program

OCSRA will be providing the opportunity for development coaches to mentor with senior Ontario club coaches at the following events listed below (applications will be sent out with the event information packages):

·         NextGen, OHPSI & Academy Camps

·         Ontario Regatta Tour

Apprentice Coach Program (ACP)

In partnership with the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO), OCSRA will be offering a two (2) year mentorship program.  The ACP candidate will work with a mentor National Team coach in the Daily Training Environment (DTE) on a weekly basis, outside of his/her regular club coaching.  In addition, the ACP candidate will complete a number of professional development activities to further enhance his/her training. 

The goal of the program is to increase the number of Ontario coaches achieving international success.  The objective of the program is to enhance coach development for coaches working with LTAD Train to Train to Train to Compete stage athletes.  Full information on the program and application process will be sent to clubs by mid-summer.

 

Club Development Programs:

Club & Coach Development Project (CCDP)

OCSRA will again be offering member clubs the opportunity to take part in our CCDP.  The CCDP was created to assist clubs in their delivery of programs and provide enhanced professional development opportunities for their coaches.

The project’s objective is to provide targeted services to clubs that best fit their individual needs.  Clubs will have the opportunity to choose from a number of projects within the three (3) main categories:  Equipment support, Services & Program support and Coach Development support. 

New this year: any club wishes to take part in the CCDP must become a Club Excellence Affiliate.  Full details on the project will be sent to clubs in May.

 

Ontario Team Programs:

The purpose of the Ontario Team Program is to support Ontario High Performance Athlete Development (HPAD) and Ontario Development athletes in their pursuit of achieving world-class results at the highest levels of international competition.  Upward progression by an athlete towards the National Team and achieving international podium performances are the program`s objectives.

The OCSRA’s Ontario Team Program offers three (3) types of support:  Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) program, Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP or Quest for Gold), and Ontario Development Team. 

Selection to the OHPSI and OAAP team is based on performances at the OCup 2 – Ontario Team Trials and National Team Trials #2.  Selection to the Ontario Development team is based on performances at the OCup 2 – Ontario Team Trials and National Championships.  

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Ryan Blair,
May 4, 2016, 7:41 PM
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