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THE LATEST NEWS FROM SASK SPORT INC.

February 2016  

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What's Inside
  • 2015 Saskatchewan Sport Awards Presentation and Reception
  • Saskatchewan Para-Sport Tour - Dream Relay
  • Saskatchewan Coaches Conference
  • Parasport Equipment & Club Development Grant
  • Sask Sport Inc. Announces the January Athlete of the Month Award Recipient
  • Play Like A Girl
  • Aboriginal Coaching Module (ACM)
  • North Battleford to host 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games
  • Diamond Girls - #SSHF50 Anniversary Celebrations
  • Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches Webinars
  • Hayley Wickenheiser among UBC Centennial Honorary Degree Recipients
  • Sask Sport Inc. Annual General Meeting
     
    Job Opportunities
     
    Mark Your Calendars
     


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    2015 SASKATCHEWAN SPORT AWARDS PRESENTATION AND RECEPTION
    Sask Sport Inc. is hosting the 2015 SASKATCHEWAN SPORT AWARDS PRESENTATION AND RECEPTION in REGINA at the CONEXUS ARTS CENTRE, Theatre Lobby on Monday, MARCH 21, 2016. Doors open at 6:30 pm and greetings and award presentations honouring the 2015 Sport Award Recipients will start at approximately 7:00 pm. A reception will follow the award presentations, giving everyone a chance to congratulate the award recipients.
    RSVP to sportawards@sasksport.sk.ca or by calling (306) 780-9354.
    Saskatchewan Sport Awards

     

     

    SASKATCHEWAN PARA-SPORT TOUR - DREAM RELAY
    This Dream Tour is all about bringing awareness of Para-sports and how to get involved in sport Province Wide. Kids can be excluded from sports due to a variety of reasons including but not limited to ability, economics, demographics, people in cultural environments that deter motivation to engage in physical activity, distance from facilities and lack of access to transportation, or lack of access to resources.

    During the tour, Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sport Association will be holding "Just Try It" sessions: June 7 in Prince Albert, June 11 in Saskatoon, June 14 in Yorkton, June 16 in Swift Current and June 17 in Regina. Learn More

     

     

    SASKATCHEWAN COACHES CONFERENCE
    May 6 & 7 - Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre
    This Multi-sport Coaches conference is designed to benefit all levels of coach from all sports. Featuring leading edge topics delivered in three workshops, twelve breakout sessions, and two keynote speakers. If you coach: Secondary School, High School, Club, Provincial Teams, Canada Games, NAIG, First Nation Games, University, National Team or Professional and want to continue "Making a Difference" this conference is for you! Coaches earn Professional Development points towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification. www.saskcoach.ca

     

     

    PARASPORT EQUIPMENT & CLUB DEVELOPMENT GRANT
    Active or Affiliate members of Sask Sport Inc. are eligible to apply for support, but in addition, member organizations may partner with local or community organizations/clubs to further develop capacity for Parasport programming in the province for equipment and club development. Learn More
    Application Deadline: April 15

     

     

    SASK SPORT INC. ANNOUNCES THE JANUARY ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AWARD RECIPIENT
    Kurt Oatway of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month Award. He was nominated by the Saskatchewan Alpine Ski Association. Oatway won a gold medal in giant slalom sit ski at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup Giant Slalom in Slovenia. He also won two gold medals in the sit ski downhill events at the IPC World Cup Downhill in France. Due to his performance, Oatway has been selected to participate in the pre-trial run of the 2018 Paralympic venue at Yongpyong, Korea in March. Media Release

     

    PLAY LIKE A GIRL
    FREE! For Girls 10-14 years.
    Girls aged 10-14 years are encouraged to come and try the sports of football, soccer, floor hockey and other activities in a welcoming environment with some world class athletes who will lead the way.
    Saturday, March 19 from 12:30 - 5:00 pm at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School
    Register by March 16 by calling (306) 662-3242 or by email.
    Registration Form

     

     

    ABORIGINAL COACHING MODULE (ACM)
    March 19, 2016 - University of Regina, College West, Room 117
    If you work with, or supervise youth of Aboriginal heritage, this workshop is an essential resource. If you wish to understand, relate to, and apply Aboriginal cultural perspectives that will allow you to motivate, inspire, and lead those youth towards a successful and meaningful lifestyle, this workshop was designed for you. Learn More

     

    NORTH BATTLEFORD TO HOST 2018 SASKATCHEWAN WINTER GAMES
    Saskatchewan Games Council Chairperson, Julie Brandt, officially announced the City of North Battleford as the host community for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games. "The Saskatchewan Games Council views North Battleford as an ideal community to host the Saskatchewan Winter Games," Brandt said. "With the enthusiasm and passion shown by the community along with the excellent venues, we are confident North Battleford will create a memorable multi-sport games experience for all involved". Read More

     

    DIAMOND GIRLS - #SSHF50 Anniversary Celebrations
    As part of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 50th anniversary celebrations they are showcasing their inductees' stories and accomplishments. One very unique opportunity presented itself when Menagerie Productions and playwright, Maureen Ulrich proposed Diamond Girls a one-act, one-woman play focusing on the involvement of three Saskatchewan women and SSHF inductees - Arleene Johnson Noga, Mary Baker, and Daisy Junor - who participated in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) during the 1940's. Read More

     

    LEADING THE WAY: WORKING WITH LGBT ATHLETES AND COACHES WEBINAR
    March 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
    Led by Jennifer Birch-Jones, CAAWS Addressing Homophobia in Sport Project Lead
    The webinar will profile CAAWS' resource developed for coaches and sport administrators to learn best practices and tips to make sport more welcoming to LGBT athletes and coaches. During the session, key topics from the resource will be highlighted, including taking stock in your organization, how to use inclusive language and address disrespectful language, dealing with an LGBT athlete or coach coming out to you, addressing locker room concerns, and more. Learn More

     

     

    HAYLEY WICKENHEISER AMONG UBC CENTENNIAL HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS
    UBC will recognize 13 Centennial honorary degree recipients during spring graduation ceremonies, among them four-time Olympic gold medal hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser. Read More
    SASK SPORT INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    Mark the date to attend Sask Sport Inc.'s Annual General Meeting June 11, 2016 in Regina at the Conexus Arts Centre.

     

     

     JOB OPPORTUNITIES

     

  • Saskatoon Youth Soccer Inc. - Field Liner
  • Run, Jump Throw, Wheel - Program Instructors
  • Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) - Technical Coordinator
  • Summer Program Mentor - Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation District
  • Saskatoon Youth Soccer Inc. - "Soccer Kids In the Park" Program Leader

    View all Job Opportunities

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    MARK YOUR CALENDARS      

     

    Event Name Date Location Find out more
    International Women's Day March 8, 2016 www.internationalwomensday.com
    University of Regina Cheerleading Championships March 12, 2016 Regina www.sca.ca
    2016 Ford World Woman's Curling Championship March 19-27, 2016 Swift Current http://curlsask.ca
    2016 First Nation Winter Games March 27-April 1, 2016 Onion Lake Cree Nation
    Saskatoon KidSport Fun & Fitness Corporate Challenge May 7, 2016 Saskatoon Soccer Centre www.kidsport.ca/sk
    2016/17 U18 Men's Volleyball Canada Championships May 12-15, 2016 Regina www.saskvolleyball.ca
    2016 15U Volleyball Canada Championships May 19-23, 2016 Regina www.saskvolleyball.ca
    Canadian 5 Pin Open Bowling National Championships June 1-4, 2016 Regina www.saskbowl.com
    Sask Sport Inc. Annual General Meeting June 11, 2016 Regina
    Regina 2016 KidSport Fun & Fitness Corporate Challenge June 11, 2016 University of Regina www.kidsport.ca/sk
    2016 55+ Provincial Games July 5, 2016 The Battelfords
    2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games July 24-30, 2016 Estevan saskgames.ca/summer
    2016 World Broomball Championships Nov 1-5, 2016 Regina www.saskbroomball.ca
    2017 U17-18 Men's Volleyball Canada Championships May 11-14, 2017 Regina www.saskvolleyball.ca
    2017 15U Volleyball Canada Championships May 18 - 22, 2017 Regina www.saskvolleyball.ca
    2017 Canada Summer Games July 28 - August 13, 2017 Winnipeg, MB www.2017canadagames.ca/

    View the Sask Sport Inc. Calendar of Events