XCSO accepting bids for 2020/2021 Youth Championships

XCSO is now accepting bids for the 2020/2021 Youth Championships.  Please review the Ontario Youth Championships technical package. Please note ON clubs which operate a CCC Jackrabbit program are eligible to submit a bid.  Deadline for submission is Monday, March 4th at 5pm.  Please contact Liz Inkila or Alan White for more information.

CCC Jackrabbit Toque Contest!

Sharpen your pencil crayons and get creative Ontario jackrabbits!  CCC toque design contest is back for another great year.  More info here.

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2019 ON Team Programming & Athlete Development Opportunities

The High Performance Committee of XCSO is excited to launch a new direction for competitive xc skiing in Ontario.

From XCSO HPC Chair Jack Sasseville: “This new program will increase grassroots development while at the same time be more inclusive to post secondary high school skiers. We are thrilled to continue to enhance our high performance teams in conjunction with the NTDC in Thunder Bay.”

More information here.

CCC’s Ski to School Program

Applications are now being accepted for CCC’s Ski to School program. More information here.

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Ontario Team Structure Changes

Please read this notice regarding changes to the Ontario Team structure for 2018-2019.  Please direct any questions to Jack Sasseville High Performance Chair at [email protected] or Victor Wiltmann XCSO Technical Director at [email protected]

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New! Regional Development Squad Application

XCSO is now accepting applications for the Regional Development Squad (YOB 2004).  Please use & submit the fillable PDF here following the instructions by March 31st, 2018.  Program information is on page 6 & 16 of the ON Team Selection document.

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Youth Video Challenge – Olympic Style

To celebrate the 2018 Pyeong Chang Olympics COY (Connecting Ontario Youth) invites you to choose a  song and come up with a dance that shows your “Olympic Spirit”.  Click here for more details.

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The Ontario Youth Championships hosted by North Bay Nordic – info here.

The new name is reflective of the age groups at the event. The categories at the Youth Championships will be Midget & PeeWee Boys/Girls and will encompass the following years of birth:

Midget Boys/Girls – YOB 2004 & 2005

PeeWee Boys/Girls – YOB 2006, 2007 & 2008

North Bay Nordic is planning a great event.  Please mark your calendars and celebrate youth skiing in Ontario.

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Ontario Competition Categories

A reminder that Ontario Competition categories will be slightly different than previous years.


Category Year of Birth (YOB)
Atom Girls/Boys 2009 and younger
Pee Wee Girls/Boys 2006, 2007 & 2008
Midget Girls/Boys 2004 & 2005
Juvenile Girls/Boys 2002 & 2003
Junior Girls/Boys 2000 & 2001
Junior Women/Men 1998 & 1999
Senior Women/Men 1988 – 1997
Master Women/Men 1987 +

Please note that these competition categories will be implemented at the ON Cup series and the ON Youth Championships.

Ontario Midget Championships Race Notice

Kawartha Nordic is proud to be hosting the 2017 Ontario Midget Championships!  Check out the race notice.