Level One Officials Clinic March 9 (Sign Up by March 4)

This is an opportunity to start off the track-and-field season for anyone wanting to become an official or if you just want to learn the rules. It will certainly help club volunteers before hosting your event this season.

Plenty of space for all participants! No test, no cost, no pressure!
  • Officials Level 1 Workshop
  • Saturday, March 9, 2013 • 1–3pm
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2013 
  • Universal Fitness Centre: 8585 132nd St., Surrey, BC
  • The instructors will be Sue Kydd and Neil Chin Aleong
Sign up with BCA or contact Sue Kydd with any questions at 604-530-8224, kskydd@shaw.ca

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the National Officials Certification program. Instructors will present organizational information, which prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Basic rules and best practices for individual track and field events are presented on site, with an emphasis on Special Olympics adaptations. Handouts will be provided, but participants should come prepared to take notes. The workshop will be held indoors and if weather permits the group will go to Bear Creek Park for venue walk about. Please come prepared with a coat and appropriate foot wear. Dress for comfort and light activity.

For full information including the registration form please visit the BC Athletics website at http://www.bcathletics.org/main/officials.htm#workshops

Practice Schedule (Athletes 13+)

Following practice this Saturday, and starting Monday, February 11th, the practice schedule for athletes aged 13 years and older will be as follows:
  • February 11th to March 16th:  Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am at Percy Perry Stadium
  • Spring Break: Athletes need to check with Tara
Following Spring Break track practices will run Mondays through Thursdays. Details to follow.

Annual General Meeting: Monday, February 18th

The Coquitlam Cheetahs Annual General meeting will be held on February 18th starting at 7:00pm. The meeting will take place at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (Studio B, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam).
Athletes and parents are encouraged to attend. Those athletes who have not yet registered can also attend and register for the upcoming season at the end of the AGM.