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Nominate an Athlete, Volunteer, Official, Event or Mountain Resort for a 2014/15 BC Alpine Award

Don't miss this opportunity to help a racer receive some much needed financial support…or to say thank you to an official or volunteer who has gone the extra mile this season! 

Please take a few moments and nominate someone. 

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 Awards/Media.

Athlete Awards

Dave Murray Ski Foundation Bursary

Criteria

Awarded to one (or more) individual(s) based on:

  • Financial need
  • Athletic ability / Sportsmanship / Leadership
  • Recommendation to BC Alpine by coach or other club representative
  • Priority given to FIS level athletes

Award

$750.00

About the Award

Founded in 1987 by friends of Dave Murray after a fundraiser.

Application

Submit via BC Alpine Website

 

Bob Parsons’ Memorial Fund Bursary

Criteria

Awarded to two individuals based on:

  • Leadership and dedication to the sport of ski racing
  • Financial need
  • Recommendation to BC Alpine by coach or other club representative
  • Priority is given to U16 and U18 level athletes

Award

$1,000.00 per athlete.

About the Award

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

Application

Submit via BC Alpine Website

 

Ski Canada Magazine Bursary

Criteria

  • U16 level athletes only
  • Financial need
  • Potential to rise to the top of ski racing in Canada
  • Recommendation to BC Alpine by coach or other club representative

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 to one male and one female athlete

Application

Submit via BC Alpine Website

 

Cary Mullen Award

Criteria

Athlete displaying the most sportsmanlike conduct

Award

Trophy for one male and one female athlete

Application

Submit via BC Alpine Website

Selection

BC Alpine Board makes selection for this award.

 

Officials' Awards

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 his or her 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.

Application

Submit nomination letter directly to the Official’s Chair at offchair@bcalpine.com or on the BC Alpine Website

Selection

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

 

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

Application

Submit names and letters of nomination directly to the BC Alpine Official’s Chair at offchair@bcalpine.com or on the BC Alpine Website

Selection

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

 

Volunteer Awards – BC Alpine Member Awards

Complete Awards Application Form online via the BC Alpine Website

Awards include:

  • Volunteer of the Year
     
  • Mountain Resort of the Year
     
  • Event of the Year
     
  • Club Development of the Year
     
  • Long Term President’s Award

Criteria

Volunteer, Mountain Resort & Event

  • Dedication above and beyond the normal expectations of a volunteer, club or resort
  • A level of commitment that contributes to the improvement of the club or event
  • On and/or off-hill participation

Club Development Award

  • Club has illustrated growth and significant improvement or leadership

BC Alpine Long Term President’s Award

  • Long term service to ski racing in British Columbia