CANADA WINTER GAMES 2019

Canada Winter Games 2019

Red Deer, Alberta is the host city of the 2019 Canada Winter Games, with Alpine and Para-Alpine events being hosted at Nakiska, Alberta.

As a home province Games, CADS Alberta is excited to be preparing to field a group of athletes and coaches who will represent Para-Alpine as members of Team Alberta.

Below you will find information about the Games and qualification information. A December Team Selection camp is being planned for December 11-13 of which details will be posted at the end of July, 2018. Questions can be directed to CWGs CADS Alberta Team Alberta.

Para-Alpine

Alpine skiing has been a prominent part of the Canada Games since its inception in 1967 in Québec City. It has remained a part of every Canada Winter Games with the exception of Prince Edward Island in 1991. Para-alpine made its debut at the Canada Winter Games in 2011.

Team

Para-Alpine teams are comprised of two males and two females.

Eligibility

Para-Alpine:
12 to 30 years old: Athletes born from 1988 to 2006 inclusively.

Team Staff (Para-Alpine)

Para-Alpine: 1 Coach and 1 Manager
-If female athletes, one coach/manager must be female. If male athletes, one coach/manager must be male.
-Guides will be accredited for Para-Alpine competitors with a visual impairment. A maximum of three (3) guides will be permitted to attend the Games in Para-Alpine outside the athlete quota. Any additional guides must fit within the athlete quota.

Coach Selection:
For coaches interesting in attending the Games as part of Team Alberta for Para-Alpine, please contact Ozzie Sawicki at programdirector@cadsalberta.ca no later than July 23, 2018. The criteria of coach requirements is provided below. Based on Team Alberta’s ability to field more than our quota limit in combination with available quota spots, will determine if an additonal coach will also be named to the team.

For those interested, please provide a written list of the athletes you are presently coaching, the CADS Alberta Zone program the athletes are affiliated with, and your certification details. Selection will be determined from the candidates who apply, and will be based on a combination of athletes expected to qualify for the Games, certification requirements that have been or will be met, and gender requirements based on the Team Staff requirements outlined above. Send to CWGs CADS Alberta Nominations.

Coach Selection will be completed July 27, 2018.

Para Alpine

Head coaches on the official registration form must be certified under the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Competition stream, Development context (Certified status – Para) in Alpine. These coaches must be so certified not later than 90 days before the opening of the Games (November ​17​, 2018).

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Assistant coaches on the official registration form must be certified under the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Competition stream, Development context (Trained status – Para) in Alpine. These coaches must be so certified not later than 90 days before the opening of the Games (November ​17​, 2018).

If a team does not distinguish between a head coach and assistant coaches, at least one (1) of the team’s coaches must be Competition-Development certified (Para). All other coaches must be Competition-Development trained (Para). These coaches must be so certified not later than 90 days before the opening of the Games (November ​17​, 2018).

COMPETITION:
Unless otherwise stated herein, the International Competition Rules (ICR) and the 2018-2019 Precisions shall apply.
The following events will be contested for men and women.

For full alpine technical package, please visit the Canada Games site.