Midland Ski Cross @ Midland Ski Club
Mar 3 all-day

Registration information will be posted to the Paraffin Series Page at Paraffin Race Series – Cross Country Ski Ontario ( as soon as it is available.

2024 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals @ ENGNE Nakkertok
Mar 9 – Mar 16 all-day
2024 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals @ ENGNE Nakkertok

20240125 English Race Notice – V1

20240125 French Race Notice – V1

2024 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals Website

Championnats canadiens 2024 de Nordiq Canada – French Website

Race Formats:
March 8: Unofficial Training
March 9: Training
March 10: Interval Start Free Technique all categories including Para Nordic
March 11: U16/U18/Para Nordic Sprint Classic
March 12: U20/Open Sprint Classic, and Para Nordic Interval Start Classic
March 13: Training
March 14: Team Sprint Free Technique
March 15: U16/U18 Mass Start Classic
March 16: Open Mass Start Classic

Porcupine Ski Runners’ Loppet @ Porcupine Ski Runners
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Porcupine Ski Runners' Loppet @ Porcupine Ski Runners | Timmins | Ontario | Canada

XCSO Tier 3 Event

Visit PSR’s website for details.

Team Sprints @ Georgian Nordic
Mar 23 all-day

Registration information will be posted to the Paraffin Series Page at Paraffin Race Series – Cross Country Ski Ontario ( as soon as it is available.

NCCP Competency Based Competition Coach L2T Dryland Sault Ste. Marie @ TBA
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – May 11 @ 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: NCCP ICC (Introduction to Community Coaching) online module plus Coach Initiation in Sport multisport module


Nordiq Canada Nordic Sports Coaches Conference
Apr 25 – Apr 28 all-day
Nordiq Canada Nordic Sports Coaches Conference

Save the Date: Nordic Sports Coaches Conference
Nordiq Canada and Biathlon Canada are excited to announce next year’s Nordic Sports Coaches Conference. The conference provides cross-country, biathlon, ski jumping and nordic combined coaches an exceptional platform to engage in productive collaborations and broaden their expertise through top-tier presenters and hands-on field sessions. Invite and more information to come via the division newsletter, and Nordiq Canada registered coaches email.
Dates: April 25-28, 2024

Location: Calgary and/or Bow Valley area, Alberta

XCSO Community Update – May 2024
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
XCSO Community Update - May 2024

Topic: Safe Sport Implementation Debrief
We are looking for you feedback!

Tuesday May 7 at either 12:00 pm or 8:00 pm
Zoom Invite for both sessions:

XCSO is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 373 801 8209


XCSO AGM and Conference
May 24 – May 26 all-day
XCSO AGM and Conference

Location: Nipissing University
Dates: May 24 to 26, 2024

Detailed information can be found at on the Annual General Meeting page of the website.

NCCP Competency Based Competition Coach T2T Dryland Sault Ste. Marie @ Virtual and Algoma University
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, June 10, 2024

REGISTRATION FEE: $275 per coach. Note that the workshop may be cancelled for lack of registrations.

PRE-REQUISITES: NCCP Trained Comp Int status (completed ICC, (CC) and L2T workshops).

COURSE CONTENT: This workshop is directed at coaches working with athletes 12 to 16 years of age.

You will be contacted by your Learning Facilitator in the week prior to the workshop to finalize details and get the online workshop materials.

FACILITATOR: John Cowan, [email protected]


2024 NOD July 7 – Classic Technique Strength and Power Camp – Sudbury ON @ Delki Dozzy
Jul 7 all-day


Ages: Open to all coaches and athletes U14 and up


Updates and last minute info on whats app:


[ 10am ] Arrival – meet and greet everyone at the parking lot below the soccer field at Delki Dozzi in Sudbury.


The idea is to work with kids and coaches in a safe environment but in somewhat uncertain conditions. So we are inviting u14 to u18 aged skiers to join as well as any coaches to come and stay with the younger ones.


Gear required:

Please ask for stuff in advance if you don’t have something, we will try to bring that if you let us know

  • Roller skis classic
  • Ski boots
  • Classic and walking poles
  • Bike helmet
  • High visibility attire, for example bright colored shirt
  • Running shoes
  • Shades
  • 2 complete sets of clothing plus one dry outfit for going home in.
  • Rain gear
  • Lunch and snacks, you provide your own.



Connecting strength and power to better technique.

[10:15] Warmup – dynamic

[10:30] Strength and power elements – on and off roller skis.

12:00] Lunch

Reflections on what strength exercise you find helpful improving your technical skill in striding and double poling

[12:30] Your technical change from low to high speed, capturing that on video.

[1:30] Long easy classic ski

[3:30] Going home



XCSO: Alex Roger

Lead Coach: Peter Wiltmann

Club Coaches: tbd