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District Development Coordinators Job Posting

While we continue to navigate the pandemic that in turn has changed our usual provincial programming, XCSO invites applications for 4 contract positions of District Development Coordinator, one in each of the 4 XCSO districtsThe Development Coordinators will work with a strong team of professionals who are committed to developing a cohesive and collaborative approach to athlete development in the province. The Development Coordinators’ positions are collaborative in nature and working with club coaches will be an integral part of the role.  More details here.

NCD Community Coaching Course December & January

NCD will be hosting two Community Coaching courses in the coming weeks.   The dates of these course are:
Dec 17 and 18
@ 730 pm each night
Jan. 8 and 9
@ 730 pm each night
Two online ICC (Introduction to Community Coaching) modules (if you have any questions, contact [email protected])
Both the above workshops will be virtual.  A conference code and the supporting documents will be sent to the registered participants 3 days prior to the workshop
The on snow portion of the workshops (~7 hrs) will be facilitated in January of 2021.
Dates and times will be confirmed once restrictions on group gatherings are reviewed and its clear where we can host the on-snow workshops.
Registration information from XCSO – free registration fees until Jan. 15th
  • New coaches still have to take the multi-sport Coach Initiation Module ($15 e-learning in the Locker)
  • Online ICC registration fees will be waived in the Locker between November 20 – January 15
  • Community Coaching Fees will be reimbursed to XCSO by Nordic Canada and then forwarded to clubs or individuals
  • XCSO will forward the fees to the respective clubs.


Candy Cane Cup Sanctioning Status Update

The Candy Cane Cup will no longer be a FIS/Nordiq Canada/XCSO/SFQ sanctioned event. The organizing committee is looking at options for offering a local event.  Decision to be communicated on or before November 25th.  Keep up to date here.

Candy Cane Cup Update – Clarification

Because of the continued COVID-19 red alert status in the Outaouais region, the Candy Cane Cup at Nakkertok is currently in No Go status and a final decision regarding a sanctioned event will be made on or before November 11th.  Keep up to date here.

O-Cup #5: Thea’s Race at Nakkertok Nordic.

Join us for O-Cup 5: Thea’s Race in Ottawa. This annual event, offering NCD points for younge skiers in the region, celebrates women in skiing and usually features beautiful spring weather! The O-Cup races and formats provide the ideal tune-up for skiers attending Nationals. In addition, we are offering competitive and recreational events for all other skiers. (This includes parents, siblings and supporters!) Early bird pricing ends at the end of day Sunday March 1.  Registration on Zone4.ca
We also need volunteers to help out on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Pick a slot of a few hours or the weekend!
Further information on racing and volunteering is available at: http://nakkertok.ca/event/theas-race/
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2020 Nakkertok Thea’s Race Promo

uOttawa Nordiq Ski through School Skier & Etudier

Spend a Sunday afternoon at uOttawa! uOttawa Nordiq’s female athletes want to share their passion for staying in sport during University, and inspire U18 & U16 skiers to do the same!  This event is FREE thanks to support from the Nordiq Canada Women’s Committee.  More information.