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Shred Season Suspended

As per the recommendation of Canada Snowboard, in light of the COVID 19 virus, all current and future programming for the 2019-20 season is now suspended. We thank all members for their participation and support and look forward to shredding with you again next season.

Sincerely,
President Norm and the SY Board of Directors

AWG Trials Rescheduled

The first step to getting on the AWG Team is to participate in the AWG Trials at Mt. Sima.

When: Sunday, February 2, 2020 (New Date)
Time: 9:15 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Mt. Sima, Whitehorse, Yukon
Ages: 9 years (on March 14) to 16 years (2020)
Fee: FREE

Format: The Trials will consist of 2 events; freestyle in the Upper Coyote Park, and a race on the snowboardcross course. You must participate in both events to be eligible to be named to the team. The Final Roster will be published January 13, 2020.

Selection Criteria: Carefully read the full Selection Criteria. 
snowboardyukon.com/sy-documents

You Must Provide: Compete Membership ($30 + online fee), lift tickets, snowboard, helmet.

Advanced Online Registration Required: 
snowreg.com/#!/events/687-yukon-arctic-winter-games-trials
Registration deadline: January 31

Event Schedule:
9:15 – Sign In Opens – Lodge
9:45 – Sign In Closes
10:15 – Slopestyle Practice – Upper Coyote
11:00 – Slopsestyle Judged Runs 1 & 2
1:00 – Banked Slalom Practice Run – Boardercross Track
1:30 – Timed Runs 1 & 2
3:15 pm – Awards – In front of Lodge

For more info contact:
coachadam@snowboardyukon.com
867.336.0120

Competition Introduction Coaching Course

The 3-day Comp Intro Workshop is the first step to take if you have never been trained to be a snowboard coach. The Comp Intro coach (or entry level coach) typically works with competitors of all ages who are new to the competitive side of snowboarding.

This on-snow course covers the fundamental principles of:

  • Biomechanics
  • Air and speed
  • Coaching
  • Planning a session
  • Analyzing performance
  • Preparing athletes for training
  • Preparing athletes for a competition
  • Long-Term Athlete Development Pathway

For more technical course information visit:
www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/technical/coaching/

When: January 3–5, 2020
Where: Mt. Maichen, Watson Lake
Course Fee: $100 for Yukoners!!! (regular $350) + Coaching Membership ($50)
Minimum Age: 16 years old
Coach Snowboarding Ability: Strong intermediate skills with exposure to basic freestyle maneuvers.
Equipment: You must provide your own equipment and helmet.
Lift Tickets: You must provide your own lift tickets.

Cold Weather / No Snow / No Local Interest: If Mt. Maichen is closed or if there is low interest from potential coaches from Watson Lake, the course will be moved to Mt. Sima in Whitehorse on the same dates.

Register online: snowreg.com/#!/events/competition-introduction-mt-maichen
Registration deadline: Dec. 23, 2019

Email: mary@snowboardyukon.com
Phone: 867.334.2944

Solstice Learn-to-Shred Women’s Camp

This solstice, learn to shred in an all-girl team! This camp is perfect for women and girls who are brand new to snowboarding or those who want to improve their novice skills in a supportive environment. This weekend includes two full days of coaching, daily “snowga” (yoga on snow), snacks and more!!

When: Dec. 21 & 22, 2019
Where: Mt. Sima
Ages: 9-99 years
Camp fees: $70/day + Membership ($20)
(Register for one or both days)
Required, but not included: Lift tickets, equipment/ rentals and helmet

Click here to Register!
Registration Deadline: Dec. 20, 2019

Got a friend who wants to learn to shred too? Register for camp and we’ll send you a 50% discount code to share with your best shred buddy!

For more information, contact Antje Schiebel:
yayatravels81@gmail.com
867.689.3779

Annual General Meeting – November 26, 2019

Join Snowboard Yukon for the Annual General Meeting because twice is way more nice…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
7:00 pm
Sport Yukon Boardroom

4061 4 Ave, Whitehorse, YT

Everyone is welcome to attend. Members with current memberships may vote. We are seeking new board members. No worries… your attendance will not result in your being automatically nominated to the board 🙂

Please download and review the Notice-of-Members-Special-Resolution-Financial-Audit-2019.pdf regarding waiving review of the financial statements by an external professional accountant.

For questions please contact president@snowboardyukon.com

2019-20 Memberships

 

 

 

Now available at snowreg.com

This is a new system, so you will need to create a new account.

Sign up the whole family from one account! No more Access Codes!

Membership types:  

Compete (Comp Team) $30
Recreational (Shredders) $20
Limited (1 Day Event) $10
Subscriber (newsletter / no insurance) Free
Coach $50
Official $5
Judge $5
Volunteer Free
FIS (Travelling Comp Team) $35
SAIP (insurace for FIS memberships) $82+

Don’t know which membership you need? 
Contact us at info@snowboardyukon.com

New National Look

Canada Snowboard is proud to unveil the next step in Canadian Snowboarding. A new provincial/territorial system that showcases the landmarks, landscapes and animals of Canada and embraces the classic iconography of each province/territory.

Yukon’s icon features a howling wolf in front of a half moon, this powerful animal symbolizes the rugged wilderness found within the territory’s borders.