2013 SASKATCHEWAN SPORT AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT MIDNIGHT
All Sask Sport Active Members and Districts can recognize and honour their Athletes, Coaches, Officials and Volunteers for their outstanding achievements, dedication and contributions in Saskatchewan's amateur sport during 2013 by nominating them for the 2013 Saskatchewan Sport Awards.
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NEW SDRCC ONLINE RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR VOLUNTEER INTERNAL APPEAL PANEL MEMBERS
The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new online initiative: the Internal Appeal Panel Orientation program. In response to members of the sport community expressing the important need for this type of resource, this program was developed to provide a simple orientation to volunteers serving on internal appeal panels, whether they are involved at the local or the national level of their sport. Available online at no cost and completely bilingual, it features five short thematic units offering interactive navigation, scenarios inspired from real cases, as well as a toolbox of resources and references on related topics.
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SPORT GOVERNANCE WEBINAR SERIES
Sask Sport Inc. offers members more professional development opportunities lead by SIRC. SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee to provide a series of professional development webinars that focus on a variety of governance and leadership related topics.
Next Webinar: Tuesday, December 17 - BUILDING A COMMUNICATION PLAN
Expert insights into the 5Ws of a communications plan, and the tactics necessary to bring the plan to life.
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SASK SPORT INC. ANNOUNCES OCTOBER ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AWARD RECIPIENT
Milos Kostic of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. October Athlete of the Month Award. On October 7, Kostic, 72, competed at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. This marks the seventh time Kostic has participated in the event since the age of 65. Kostic competed in the men's 70-74 age category successfully defending his 2012 title. He completed the event in just over 12 hours, which consisted of a 3.8 kilometer ocean swim, followed by a 180 kilometer bike ride, and ending with a full marathon run.
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CAAWS Releases 2013-2017 Strategic Plan
Plan focuses on raising awareness and working with stakeholders to address issues affecting the active engagement of girls and women in sport and physical activity.
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REMINDER TO ALL REGISTERED COACHES IN SASKATCHEWAN TO COMPLETE THE RiS FOR COACHES ON-LINE TRAINING PROGRAM
One of the most important programs a Coach will take to help create a safer and harassment-free environment in sport. The RiS for Coaches on-line training program is required for all registered coaches of Provincial Sport Governing Bodies in Saskatchewan.
RiS for Coaches “reminder” tools have been created for your use and can be found HERE. Post a web-box reminder ad on your association’s website, place a reminder ad in your electronic newsletters and send out these tools in an email to all of your registered coaches/members to use.