Week of Sept 16-22

Kamloops Long BladesWeekly Update

It was a great first week, now welcome to the second week of the season!


For all skaters – just a reminder that registration forms and fees for the 2019-2020 season must be paid before attending practice. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to registration@kamloopslongblades.com.


Please remember to wear your required protective equipment to all practices on ice! For a reminder of what is required, please check out the following link: https://www.kamloopslongblades.ca/equipment/

Also, a reminder that protective equipment that belongs to the club should only be used on a temporary basis. Check out https://www.ilovespeedskating.com/ for any missing items!

Our new programs were featured on Kamloops Matters: Kamloops Long Blades launch inclusive programming this season

Please share with anyone that you think would be interested!

Please note the following practice times for your skater this week:

Blade Buddies: Thursdays 4:00-4:45 pm

Fast Friends: Thursdays 4:45-5:30 pm

Cheetahs: Monday 6:30-7:30 pm & Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm

Roadrunners: Monday & Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm

Coyotes: Monday & Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm

Garter Snakes: Three nights a week (Monday and Thursday from 8:00-9:00 pm, Tuesday or Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 pm)

Rattlesnakes: Monday & Thursday 8:00-9:00 pm/Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00 pm

Prickly Pears:  Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00 pm


Fundraising is vital to our program. In order to ensure that we continue to offer a high-quality
program, the Kamloops Long Blades has adopted the following fundraising model: KLB Fundraising Agreement 2019-2020

Gail has 150 little coupon books for sale. Please see Gail if you are interested!


The 2019-2020 Competitions Bulletin has been released by BCSSA. This bulletin outlines the eligibility, seeding, and format for provincial-level competitions, including the BC Cups, BC Championships and FUNales: 2019-2020 Competitions Bulletin

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


Langley Interclub: October 19, 2019

Salmon Arm Interclub: November 3, 2019

BC Cup #1 – Prince George (For L2T skaters and up):  November 16, 2019

Kelowna Cup – December 7, 2019

BC Cup #2 – Richmond – December 14, 2019

BC Cup (Long Track) – Prince George: January 11, 2020

BC Long Track Championships – January 25-26, 2020

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

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

See you all on the ice this week!