Week of Sept 23-29

Kamloops Long BladesWeekly Update

Welcome to week #3! Congratulations to Cameron Thomas for skating SIX personal best times at the Calgary Fall Classic this weekend!

Happy Birthday, Cam!

Please note that we will be holding a special event during Thursday’s practice this week! All are welcome to sell any used equipment that they may have. Here are the details:

Thursday practice – Sept 26th – starting at 6pm.

Tables will be set up on the mezzanine to sell new and used speed skating equipment.
– the club has new skin suits in stock and will also be taking orders
– you are welcome to bring any items you wish to sell
– there is a demand for used items (especially junior sized skin suits)


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!

Did you know? We can list your items for sale! Check out https://www.kamloopslongblades.ca/equipment-for-sale/


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

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!