This Week in Racing!
September 23 – Mennocross, Presented by Dark Red Racing, More information HERE
October 1 – Deadhorse Cross, Presented by Country Cycle, More information HERE
October 7 – MEC Thanks Givin’er, Presented by MEC, More information HERE
October 14/15 Southern Cross, Presented by ABES More information HERE
October 22 – Crossrtastic & Provincial Championships, Presented by F.O.G., More information HERE
October 29 – Beyond the Grave Cross, Presented by Bikes & Beyond, More information HERE
Road Test Event -Early Bird Discount Ends May 01
If you are planning to register for the Road Test Event at Birds Hill Park on May 13, the price will go up by $20 at midnight.
Race Calendar Meeting – January 14th,2015
PURPOSE: To collaborate with all race disciplines to determine cycling’s 2015 sanctioned events.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 14th,2015. 6pm start
WHERE: Sport for Life Centre – 145 Pacific Avenue
WHO: Should Attend?
- Club organizers responsible for individual events
- Race Discipline Directors
See Race Calendar Policy (Race Calendar Setting Policy)
As we prepare for the 2015 race season and Race calendar meeting on Wednesday January 14th, I am sending out a reminder to all clubs that they may appoint a Club rep to represent your club on each of the Race discipline committees. Club Presidents or Club Reps should advise the discipline chair by email as to who will be representing their club and for which discipline.
Click (Here) to see an overview of how communication flows between members/clubs, clubs reps, and your MCA Discipline Coordinator.
||Race Discipline Coordinator
||Race Discipline Email address
|Kids of Mud
- Committees are the representive voice of our stakeholders and have the mandate to inform decision making.
- Committee collaboration ensures that all voices are heard and influence the decisions that are made.
- Ideas and concerns should be directed according to the reporting lines as defined in the organizational chart (Here).
Club reps, represent their Club. Information flows from club members to the club rep. Club reps collaborate with the Discipline Coordinator and other race discipline Clubs Reps to decide on activities important to the growth and success of their discipline. Meetings are led by the Discipline coordinator. Communication also flows from the Discipline coordinator to the committee. Club reps are expected to keep their clubs & members informed about the discipline they represent as well as take a working role on any actions/activities as deemed important by the Race discipline committee.
If you have any questions please contact the Discipline Coordinator as listed above or the MCA Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-925-5686
AWARDS BANQUET – Deadline to Purchase tickets – Nov 12
We have a lot to celebrate – please join us on Sunday, November 16 for our Annual Awards Banquet!
Deadline to purchase your MCA Banquet tickets is Wednesday, November 12th!
Online link to purchase tickets: https://ccnbikes.com/2014-annual-mca-awards-banquet/store/
- $15.00/Children age 12 and under
DATE: Sunday, November 16th
LOCATION: Norwood Hotel/112 Marion St
- ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Including MCA Board Elections): 0930am (Free)
- BRUNCH/AWARDS BANQUET: 1130am (Tickets required)
Mountain Bike Provincial Championships – Saturday Aug 2nd
MTB Provincial championships
Saturday, August 2
Falcon Ski Hill
Race Details (Click Here)
Online Registration closes Aug 1 at midnight
Commissaire Course (Road/Cross) RSVP by March 10
Commissaires play a critical role in our sport, ensuring that cycling races are held in the best possible conditions and that races are run fairly by ensuring that the rules are uniformly applied. The MCA is pleased to provide the entry level course for those that are interested in becoming a Commissaire.
The structure of the course is as follows:
Technical – 2 days of classroom training Practical Assessment – Officiate in a training capacity under the guidance of the instructor
The Technical Course will introduce you to the basics of being a Commissaire as well as fundamental officiating skills (e.g. Timekeeping, Finish Judging, equipment check, etc.) The goal of the training at this level is to build awareness and understanding of how to apply the regulations while learning to execute the officiating skills for the Road & Cross discipline competently. Upon completion of the course, each candidate will be expected to successfully pass a Practical Assessment via officiating in a training capacity under the guidance of the instructor.
- Day I: Saturday March 15 8:45 am – 4:30 pm
- Day II: Saturday, March 22 8:45 am – 4:30 pm
- Location: Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Avenue
Instructor: Arlene Woodcock
National Road Commissaire, Canada Cycling Commissaire Learning Facilitator, Canada Cycling Chief Road/Cross Commissaire, Manitoba Cycling Association
To Register for the course please contact Arlene Woodcock via email at : email@example.com
2014 Race Calendar Meeting – Thankyou/Next Steps
Thank you to everyone that attended the race calendar meeting last evening (Jan 15th) and provided interest in hosting a race event this season. We had approx. 25 in attendance last evening, which was a very good turn-out despite weather conditions.
The purpose of the January meeting is to determine a structure for the race calendar to support all disciplines.
The first draft of the race calendar is now in the works with some fine tuning to be completed over the next 2 weeks.
1)Disciplines Directors will follow-up with Race organizers to resolve any date conflicts/date changes.
2)Race Dates will be posted on the MCA website by Jan 31,2014.
3)Race Organizers start to work on Event plans. Event Planning Summary Here
Race Organizer Tools:
Discipline Directors and Commissaures (2014)
Calendar Setting Policy
Race info part 1
Race info part 2
Race info part 3
2013 Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 9 (5:30pm) “The Roblin Centre”
2013 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
WHEN:Saturday, November 9th
- The “Roblin Centre” located at the Red River Community College (Exchange District Campus)
- Address: 160 Princess Street/Winnipeg
- (Please use Princess and Elgin Entrance)
- Parking information (Here)
Online registration for tickets closes at 12 midnight on Nov 3. Please contact the MCA office for further details: 204-925-5686.
- 4:00pm – Annual General Meeting/Room P107 – Main Floor (Free of Charge. All MCA members welcome)
- 5:30pm – Cocktails /The Roblin Centre Dining Hall/Main Floor: Use Elgin Street entrance. Parking details (here)
- 6:30pm – Buffet Dinner
- 7:30pm – Awards Presentations
Banquets tickets are available for purchase online before Nov 3 – midnight.
- $35.00 per person
- $15.00 for Under Age 13
Final Headcount must be provided to the venue by close of business on November 4. Tickets will not be available for purchase once headcount is finialzed with vender. If there are any questions or concerns please contact the MCA office at 204-925-5686 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: “Paper” Banquet Tickets will not be printed. Simply check-in at the MCA Welcome desk when you arrive.
Come celebrate the season with us !
Awards Banquet Tickets – Available now!
This year’s Annual Awards Banquet will take place at FortWhyte Alive.
Tickets are limited!
Date: Sat, Nov 25 2017
$35.00 each for Age 13+
$15.00 each for Under 12
* ticket cost does not include tax or processing fees
Bison Butte – Volunteer Monday (Sep 18) Re-scheduled
Volunteer Monday at Bison Butte has been re-scheduled for this evening.
We will post the next Volunteer Monday date once confirmed.
Thank you to everyone who has been assisting with the signage install to date.
Award Nomination deadline – Friday, Sep 22
Please get your nominations in for Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, and Road for the 2017 season.
Kids of Mud (CLICK HERE)
Mountain Bike (CLICK HERE)
Road (CLICK HERE)
Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 22nd
– All MCA members are encouraged to nominate fellow members
– All MCA members are eligible to be nominated for awards.
– All nominations are forwarded to the Race Discipline Committee for consideration and final selection.
– For Road and MTB there are categories for Senior & older and Junior & younger.
– Top rider implies this is the best rider in the province.
– Nominees and award winners will be recognized at this year’s annual banquet on Saturday, November 25th at FortWhyte Alive.
– Nominations for Cyclocross will be posted soon and will be due by Oct 31.
If you were a recipient of a 2016 Annual award, please return your award for re-plating by Fri Oct 13th. Awards can be left at the Sport Manitoba printshop at 145 Pacific avenue if dropped off outside of regular business hours.
If you have any questions please contact the MCA at 204-925-5686