Canada Summer Games
The 2017 Canada Summer Games are coming to Winnipeg, just in time for their 50th anniversary.
Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 – August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors.
The Canada Games are this country’s largest multi-sport event for young athletes and in 2017 will celebrate their 50th anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday. The 2017 Canada Summer Games will leave a lasting legacy of new and enhanced sport facilities, volunteer and leadership development that will benefit athletes and the broader community for years to come. For more information on the Games, please visit the Games Website.
The sport of triathlon is featured during Week One of the Games from July 27-August 5. The ATA will be sending a team of three (3) males and three (3) females to represent Team Alberta. This is an amazing opportunity for our province's top junior athletes to train for an elite event and compete against the best in the country. If you are a triathlete born between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2001, you can qualify! CLICK HERE for Athlete Selection Criteria. You will need to submit a Declaration of Intent to Qualify to email@example.com on or before January 1, 2017. For more information on Triathlon at the Games, please visit the Triathlon Games Website.
Please note that athletes intending to qualify for a spot on Team Alberta will be expected to attend the following events (additional events may be added in May and June, subject to grant funding approval):
January 14, 2017 – ATA Development Camp in St. Albert hosted by the Gators Triathlon Club
March 4, 2017 – ATA Development Camp in Calgary co-hosted by the Kronos Triathlon Club and the 3433 Triathlon Club
March 29 - April 2, 2017 – CSG Development Camp in Edmonton (limited to only CSG-identified athletes)
April 29 & 30, 2017 - ATA Development Camp in Edmonton hosted by the Edmonton Triathlon Academy
June 11, 2017 - CSG Qualification Race - St. Albert KOS
June 23, 2017 - Team Alberta announced
July 8, 2017 – Team Alberta Staging in Sherwood Park
July 27 – Aug 5 – Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg
The ATA is pleased to announce that Coach Kevin Clark of the Edmonton Triathlon Academy has been appointed as the Canada Summer Games Provincial Coach. He is joined by Lisa Mensink, of the Kronos Triathlon Club in Calgary, who will be supporting the team as CSG Team Manager.
If you have any additional questions, please forward them to the Provincial Sport Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org