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    • Level III Officials Course Scheduled for Thunder Bay at World Jr/U23 Trials

      November 17, 2010

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      Pre-Notice for Level III Officials Course, January 5 - 9, 2011

      Join fellow cross country ski officials from across Canada for this exciting opportunity to learn from a variety of our sport’s top officials, to share event management experiences and to network with other club, division and national officials.  Offered in conjunction with the 2011 Haywood NorAm at Lappe Nordic in Thunder Bay, the World Junior & World U23 Championship Trials represent an ideal opportunity to review a number of interesting event formats under the direction of an experienced Organizing Committee.  The facilitated course will combine a series of expert- led seminars with on-site event observation assignments and participant presentations on pre-course assigned material.

      Who Can Apply:

      - Qualified Level 2 Officials seeking Level 3 certification (requires Division recommendation regarding the scope of prerequisites that have been met as noted on the registration form)
      - Existing Level 3 and 4 officials who wish to remain certified after 2008 - Guest participants who belong to OCs that will be hosting Tier 2 level competitions in the near future.

      A LEVEL 3 OFFICIALS COURSE is designed to prepare officials to:

      Effectively structure, staff and manage a Competition Committee at Division through National level events;
      2. Perform any “major official” role at the National Championship level;
      3. Lead an event organizing committee for a major event;
      4. Perform the role of a Divisional TD;
      5. Be familiar with CCC technical packages, CCC/FIS rules and make appropriate rule interpretations as they apply to CCC Tier 1 and Tier 2 level competitions.

      Wednesday, January 5     1 pm - 9 pm
      Thur-Sat, January 6 - 8      8 am - 9 pm
      Sunday, January 9              8 am - noon

      Course Fees & Registration:
      The course fee is $150 and will include local transportation and trail fees.  Participants will be responsible for food and accommodation while in Thunder Bay.  A special rate of $79 per night plus tax, single or double occupation is available at the official host hotel:  Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites,

      Registration details will be posted online as of Monday, November 22, 2010.

      ddyer@cccski.com for further information.