Upcoming Events

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2019/2020 Memberships
Date: July 15, 2019 – June 30, 2020
Online: snowreg.com

Gear Swap
Date: Sat. November 16, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Mt. Sima

Annual General Meeting #2
Date: Tues. November 26, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Sport Yukon Boardroom

Judges’ Clinic
Date: Sat. November 30, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Sport Yukon Boardroom

Comp Intro Coaching Course
Date: January 3 – 5, 2020
Location: Mt. Maichen

Pre-AWG Camp
Date: January 4 & 5, 2020
Location: Mt. Sima

On-Snow Programs Begin
Date: Sat. January 11, 2020
Location: Mt. Sima

AWG Trials
Date: Sun. January 12, 2020
Location: Mt. Sima

About

General

Kids Recreation Fund

The Kids Recreation Fund (KRF) provides Yukon families with a lower income an opportunity to apply for funding for their children (aged 0 -18 years) to participate in sport and recreational activities. Each child has up to $400.00 per the year.

Applications accepted annually up to March 31.

Administered by Sport Yukon.
sportyukon.com/programs/kids-recreation-fund/

Jumpstart

Sport Yukon is also a chapter member of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. Through Sport Yukon, the Canadian Tire Jumpstart can cover the fees associated with program or activity registration, or transportation costs (funded on a case by case basis). Up to $300 per child is available through the Jumpstart per year. For more information, please contact Sport Yukon at 668-4236.

Administered by Sport Yukon.
(867) 668-4236

In-Territory Travel

In-Territory Travel Fund
In-Territory Travel provides a subsidy for participants and coaches from the communities who incur costs for travel to Arctic Winter Games trials, Yukon representative team travel and coach training opportunities, as well as travel for all in-territory Yukon championships.

Applications accepted annually up to March 31.

Administered by Government of Yukon.
www.community.gov.yk.ca/cd/sport_funding.html

Indigenous

Aboriginal Legacy Fund

The Aboriginal Legacy Fund purpose is to develop and support individual aboriginal athletes at the territorial/provincial, college/university, national/international level as defined below:

  • Territorial/Provincial athlete – Athletes that have been identified as representative players for their sport or representing the territory at sanctioned provincial tournaments and/or championships.
  • National Level Athlete – Athletes that attend National Championships or represent Canada at International competitions.

Intake Dates
Intake 1) Applications must be received by April 30th (before 5:00 pm)
Intake 2) Applications must be received by September 30th (before 5:00 pm)
Intake 3) Applications must be received by Jan 30th (before 5:00 pm)

www.yasc.ca/AboriginalLegacyFund.aspx

Snowboard Yukon Aboriginal Sport Development Bursary

Snowboard Yukon would like to encourage and empower aboriginal youth to participate in the sport of snowboarding. Snowboard Yukon has an initiative to provide support to an aboriginal athlete whom is interested in pursuing snowboard training.

Application Deadline TBD.

Administered by Snowboard Yukon.
www.snowboardyukon.com/documents

Snowboard Yukon Aboriginal Snowboard Program Athlete Bursary

Canada Snowboard is committed to providing equitable opportunities to all First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in the sport of snowboarding and is pleased to announce the 2017 Aboriginal Snowboard Program Athlete Bursary.

Bursaries for the Aboriginal Snowboard Program are now open! The Aboriginal Snowboard Program Athlete Bursary helps to support Aboriginal athletes from coast-to-coast and to ensure snowboarding remains accessible to everyone.

Application deadline generally mid-December.

Administered by Canada Snowboard.
www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/aboriginal/bursary/

High Perforamnce Athlete

Yukon Government Athlete High Performance Funding
The Yukon High Performance Athlete Assistance Program provides funding for athletes who have demonstrated performance beyond the territorial level with potential for improvement at the provincial, national, or international levels. Athletes may be eligible for up to $7,000 in funding per year.

Application deadline is generally mid-Apirl. This application requires a yearly training plan and several letters of endorsement, so applicants are strongly advised to begin filling in the form well in advance of the deadline  to receive proper support from their coach.

Administered by Government of Yukon.
www.community.gov.yk.ca/cd/sport_funding.html

 

2019 GOAL application – Air North – Giving Our Athletes a Lift
Under this program, Air North provides Sport Yukon with thirty (30) travel certificates to be allocated to athletes who are members of Yukon Sport Governing Bodies (YSGB). Each travel certificate entitles the athlete to one flight segment for the purpose of competing in a recognized sporting event outside of the territory, including competitions, training, try-outs, and tournaments.

Application deadline is generally mid-August.

This application requires

1. Completed GOAL application form

2. Letter of recommendation from the athlete’s coach

3. Letter of recommendation from the Sport Governing Body President

Administered by Sport Yukon
sportyukon.com/air-north-goal-program/

Officials

Yukon Government Official High Performance Funding
The Yukon High Performance Official Assistance Program provides funding for officials to upgrade their training beyond what they can access in the territory.

Application deadline is generally mid-Apirl. This application requires a letters of endorsement from Snowboard Yukon, so applicants are strongly advised to begin filling in the form well in advance of the deadline.

Administered by Government of Yukon.
www.community.gov.yk.ca/cd/sport_funding.html