Don’t miss this chance to help a family with some much needed and appreciated financial support…or to say thank you to a coach or volunteer who has gone the extra mile this season. 

Please take a few moments and nominate someone!

PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH

The BC Alpine Awards Selection Committee will accept one nomination per gender from each club for each Athlete Award. It is the responsibility of the club to coordinate and select the athletes from their club to be NOMINATED for each award. 

All other awards are open to nominations from anyone and everyone.  

Please submit all nominations via the Electronic Nomination Form found on the BC ALPINE WEBSITE under Media/Awards.

1. Athlete Awards

1. Dave Murray Ski Foundation Bursary

Criteria:

Awarded to one individual per division based on:

· Financial need

· Athletic ability / Sportsmanship / Leadership

· Coach’s recommendation to BC Alpine

· Priority given to J1/J2 age athletes

Award: $750.

About the Award: Founded in 1987 by friends of Dave Murray after a fundraiser.

2. Bob Parsons’ Memorial Fund Bursary

Criteria:

Awarded to two individuals who illustrate:

· Dedication and leadership to their sport

· Financial need

· Priority is given to J1/J2 athletes

Award: $1,000.00 per athlete.

About the Award: Bob Parsons was the original weasel worker at the Whistler World Cup.


3. Ski Canada Magazine Bursary

Criteria:

· Kinder Age K2 athletes only

· Financial need

· Potential to rise to the top of ski racing in Canada

About the Award: The Ski Canada Fund is a pool of funds accumulated through commissions paid on the use of the Bank of Montreal MasterCard.
The fund is available for not-for-profit ski organizations and groups across Canada.

Award: $1000 awarded to one athlete OR $500 each for one male and one female athlete

 4. Cary Mullen Award

Criteria:

· Athlete displaying the most sportsmanlike conduct

Award: trophy for male and female athletes

Selection: BC Alpine Board make selection for this award.

 

2. Coaches Awards

1. BC “FIS” Coach of the Year

Criteria:

· J1/J2/FIS Club or Zone Coach

· Resident of British Columbia

· Shows respect for officials, opponents & parents

· Espouses a philosophy of fair play

· Demonstrates concern for all-around athlete development

· Presents a positive public image

· Level 3—High Performance—full certification

· Applies relevant training theory and coaching practice

· Proven capacity to improve team and/or athlete performance

 

2. BC “Kinder” Coach of the Year

Criteria:

· K1 or K2 Club Coach

· Resident of British Columbia

· Shows respect for officials, opponents & parents

· Espouses a philosophy of fair play.

· Demonstrates concern for all-around athlete development

· Presents a positive public image

· Level 2—Development Level—Full certification

· Applies relevant training theory and coaching practice

· Proven capacity to improve team and/or athlete performance

 

3. Officials Awards

1. Moira Jaatteenmaki Official’s Award

Criteria:

· A continued dedication to the Officials’ program  and the sport of ski racing by serving   as a  committed  BC Alpine Official over several seasons . Due to this committed effort, this person has enabled ski racing to continue at the highest level in the province of BC and offer the participating athletes the best opportunities for advancement in their pursuit of excellence in ski racing. 

2. Zone Official’s Award

Criteria:

· Dedication and commitment of a BC Alpine Official (Level I, II, III, IV) during the previous race season.

Award: Four (4) awards granted – one for each zone: Coast, Kootenay, North & Okanagan

 

Selection: BC Alpine Official’s Committee makes selection for this award.

3. Volunteer Awards

BC ALPINE MEMBER AWARDS

 

AWARDS:

1. Volunteer of the Year

2. Mountain Resort of the Year

3. Event of the Year

4. Club Development of the Year

5. Long Term President’s Award

 

Criteria: Volunteer, Mountain Resort & Event:

· Dedication above and beyond the normal expectations of a volunteer or club

· A level of commitment that contributes to the improvement of the club’s organization

· On and off-hill participation

 

Criteria: Club Development Award

· Club has illustrated growth and significant improvement or leadership

 

Criteria: BC Alpine Long Term President’s Award

· Long term service to ski racing in British Columbia