Level 1 and 2 Officials Courses are starting up!  Train as an Official to learn more about how a ski race is run and become certified for some of the key volunteer positions. All alpine ski race volunteers at the 2010 Olympics will require a minimum of Level Two Officials certification.  Here is a schedule of the upcoming Level 1 and 2 courses planned for the Coast Zone this fall:

Vancouver
Level 1 Course
($15.00) – Tuesday, November 21st (for registration, contact Martin Glaeser at This is a link to send an Email. martin@mtseymourskiclub.com)

Level 1 Course ($15.00) – Wednesday, December 13th (for registration, contact Paul Wearmouth at This is a link to send an Email. paul.wearmouth@kiewit.ca)

Level 2 Course ($35.00 for 2 nights) – Tuesday, December 5th and Tuesday, December 12 (for registration, contact – Colin Boyd at This is a link to send an Email. boydco@telus.net)

All of the above courses will be held at the Grouse Tyee Club Cabin on Grouse Mountain. Registrants should meet at 5:45 PM at the base of the Skyride Gondola. Cash payment at the start of the course is preferred.

Whistler
Level 1 Course
($15.00) – Saturday, December 9th (for registration, contact Irene Whitney at This is a link to send an Email. irenewhitney@telus.net) Instructor Noel Villard

Level 1 Course ($15.00) – Friday, December 29th (for registration, contact Irene Whitney at This is a link to send an Email. irenewhitney@telus.net) Instructor Irene Whitney

Level 1 Course ($15.00) – Saturday, January 6/07 (for registration, contact Irene Whitney at This is a link to send an Email. irenewhitney@telus.net) Instructor Irene Whitney

Level 2 Course ($35.00) – Friday & Saturday, February 16 & 17, 2007 (for registration, contact Irene Whitney at This is a link to send an Email. irenewhitney@telus.net) Taught by a team of high level Officials & local TD’s.

All of the above Whistler courses will be held at the Whistler Mountain Ski Club Cabin. Saturday courses run from 1:00 to 4:00 PM followed by a ‘social’ at the club which all new officials are invited to attend. For more information, please contact Irene.