Week of Dec 16-22

Kamloops Long BladesWeekly Update

What a weekend of racing and learning! All skaters that skated at BC Cup #2 (plus Lienke Raath!) have all now qualified for the BC Short Track Championships. Our final night of regular skating will be this Thursday December 19. Regular skating will resume January 6th, 2020.

Important Dates:

December 16, 2019: SANTA SKATE 6:30-7:30pm  Please bring treats to share! We will have a table set up for goodies and hot chocolate will be provided.

Extra Holiday Practice (Garter Snakes and up):

December 23: 6:30-8:00pm

December 27: 6:30-8:00pm

December 30: 6:30-8:00pm

Save-the-date:

Summer Speed and Masters Speed Skating Camp at Calgary Olympic Oval: July 13-18, 2020 Registration will open in February 2020.


Equipment:

One of our older skaters, Leah has offered to sharpen skates. Please contact her at leahnturner@icloud.com!


Competitions:

The online calendar listing the competitions available for your skater can be found here: BCSSA Events & Results

Upcoming competitions: 

BC Long Track Championships – Fort St John: January 25-26, 2020 BCLT Information Sheet & BCLT-2020-entry-form Deadline to and in your registration will be January 13, 2020

  • If you are taking the bus, please see Jodi OR Coach Tyler this week to pay for your seat(s) $150 per person, up to a maximum of $450 per family.
  • There is still room on the bus! Send a message to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com ASAP to reserve a seat
  • Don’t forget to reserve your room at the Stonebridge Hotel (one block away from the Pomeroy centre). The group rate is 99$ a night for two queen beds, two adults. $15 for each additional adult. Kids under 12 free. Breakfast is included. Please use BCLT19 when making your reservation.

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

Interior FUNale (Vernon) – February 8, 2020

BC Short Track Championships – Abbotsford: March 14-15, 2020


Fundraising:

Do you have an idea for a fundraising activity? Send an email to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com!