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Week of Nov 25-Dec 1

Already heading into week 12 of the season. Skaters, here is the latest on what you need to know:

Important Dates:

November 28, 2019: Blade Buddies/Fast Friends cancelled, Cheetahs practice 6:30-7:30pm

December 5, 2019: Blade Buddies/Fast Friends cancelled, Cheetahs practice 6:30-7:30pm


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


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

Please remember to hand in your registration forms or send an email to Alana BEFORE the deadline listed. Deadlines for competitions will be listed here (once registration information is available) and in any emails sent out.  Plenty of notice is given out with enough time to register. Absolutely NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Upcoming competitions: 

Kelowna Cup – December 7, 2019 Kelowna Cup – Announcement & Registration

The deadline to hand in your registration to Alana is Wendesday, November 27 at 8pm.

BC Cup #2 – Richmond – December 14, 2019

BC Cup #2 is the second of two qualifiers for BC Short Track Championships. If your skater is a:

  • female, at least 8 years old as of July 1, 2019
  • male, at least 9 years old as of July 1, 2019
  • hoping to secure a spot at BC Short Track Championships (March 14-15 in Abbotsford)

….then you need to please print out and sign the following TWO forms and hand them in by Monday, December 2nd (no exceptions, as Alana needs to scan all of the forms into one document):

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

BC Long Track Championships – Fort St John: January 25-26, 2020 – We have secured group transportation with a bus! Please send an email to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com if you are interested!

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

Interior FUNale (Vernon) – February 8, 2020

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


Knots & Bolts Fundraiser:

Need stocking stuffers? The Taylor family (Dashiell & Lennox) has put together a fundraiser just in time for Christmas! Place an order for a speed skating sign or earrings, each item handmade by Knots & Bolts. The deadline to order is Monday, December 2 and orders will be delivered by Thursday, December 12. For each order placed, 50% of the proceeds will be going back to the club. Cory & Catherine Taylor will have samples at upcoming practices, as well as printouts of order forms.

Fundraising Form – Knots & Bolts

Knots & Bolts Fundraiser Info Sheet

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

Kamloops Long Blades skate and take part in dryland activities on the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc’ulucw, the unceded territory of the Secwépemc people. We respect and acknowledge the Indigenous peoples of this land, known as Turtle Island, and thank them for allowing us to live, learn and manage our association on their territory
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