This Week in Racing!

The Canada Summer Games starts this week and runs until August 13th.  Come check out the events listed below and cheer on our U23 athletes!

July 30 – Mountain Bike/Cross Country: Bison Butte (Women) (Men)
Aug 01 – Mountain Bike/Relay: Bison Butte (Women) (Men)
Aug 03 – Mountain Bike/Sprint: Bison Butte (Women) (Men)
Aug 08 – Road/ITT: Birds Hill Park (Women)  (Men)
Aug 09 – Road Race: Birds Hill Park (Women)
Aug 10 – Road Race: Birds Hill Park (Men)
Aug 12 – Road/Criterium: Red River X (Women) (Men)

After the Games

August 13 – Mountain Bike/Back 40: Morden – Presented by Country Cycle.  More information HERE

 

 

Posted in Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, News, Road

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.

Register Today!

Details (Here)

Register (Here)

 

 

Posted in Road

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
  • Commissaires
  • Race Discipline Directors

 

See Race Calendar Policy (Race Calendar Setting Policy)

 

Discipline Committees:

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 Race Discipline Coordinator Race Discipline Email address
Cyclo-cross Terry Macyk macyk1984@gmail.com
Kids of Mud Seema Saini  kom.mbcycling@gmail.com
Mountain Bike Jackson Locken Jackson.woodcockcycle@shaw.ca
Road Brendan Cade Brendancade@gamil.com
  • 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 cycling.ed@sportmanitoba.ca or 204-925-5686

Posted in BMX, Commissaire, Cyclocross, Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, News, Road

AWARDS BANQUET – Deadline to Purchase tickets – Nov 12

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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/

  • $35.00/Adult
  • $15.00/Children age 12 and under

 

DATE: Sunday, November 16th

 LOCATION: Norwood Hotel/112 Marion St

 SCHEDULE:

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Including MCA Board Elections): 0930am (Free)
  • BRUNCH/AWARDS BANQUET: 1130am (Tickets required)

 

 

Posted in BMX, Coach Clinics, Coaching, Commissaire, Cycling For Life, Events Calendar, News

Mountain Bike Provincial Championships – Saturday Aug 2nd

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MTB Provincial championships

Saturday, August 2

Falcon Ski Hill

Race Details (Click Here)

Online Registration closes Aug 1 at midnight

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Posted in Mountain Bike, News

Commissaire Course (Road/Cross) RSVP by March 10

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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.

Logistics:

  • 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 : arlene.woodcock@hp.com

 

Posted in Commissaire, News, Road, Training

2014 Race Calendar Meeting – Thankyou/Next Steps

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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.

NEXT STEPS:

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:

Organizer reminders

Discipline Directors and Commissaures (2014)

Calendar Setting Policy

Event Information:

Race info part 1

Race info part 2

Race info part 3

 

 

 

Posted in News

2013 Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 9 (5:30pm) “The Roblin Centre”

Awards powerpoint photo(CLICK HERE)

2013 ANNUAL  AWARDS BANQUET

WHEN:Saturday, November 9th

WHERE: 

  • 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.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

  • 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 cycling.ed@sportmanitoba.ca.

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 !

MIKE APORIUS/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS -Red River College - 160 Princess May 07/2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted in News

Canada Summer Games – It All Starts THIS Week!

Fans & Spectators

Be in the know for all things Team Toba! Follow the Herd in the lead up to Games and during Games!

Subscribe to our Team Toba Talk: 2017 Canada Summer Games daily eNewsletter

Follow Team Manitoba on Instagram – @teamtoba

Connect with Team Manitoba on Twitter – @TeamToba

Like Team Manitoba on Facebook – @TeamManitoba

Team Manitoba Fan Apparel – Coming Soon!

Team Manitoba always represents with style and pride and you can too! During the 2017 Canada Summer Games, Team Manitoba will be selling supporter t-shirts at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre in Winnipeg.

Stay tuned for more information closer to Games time to see when you can stop by to get your shirt!

2017 Canada Summer Games Tickets

The 2017 Canada Summer Games are coming to town and Team Manitoba needs your help to cheer them on! From a Opening Ceremonies ticket, to a one week pass or a Niibin Family Package the 2017 Winnipeg Host Society has it all! Purchase your tickets before they are gone!

Results

For the most up to date schedule and to see Team Manitoba’s results during the 2017 Canada Summer Games click here. 

Events

Not sure what to do inbetween sporting events? Check out Travel Manitoba’s Vacation Guide to help you explore Winnipeg and the surrounding areas.

The 2017 Canada Summer Games will will be celebrating more than sport this summer. The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Canada Games Festival will celebrate Canadian culture showcasing artists from across Canada from July 29 to August 12 at the forks. Check out more details here.

 

Posted in News

Canada Summer Games – Closing Ceremonies Tickets for Athletes/Parents and Guardians

Youth Athletes, Parents and Guardians

 Ceremonies Image for PSOs

You’re invited

Investors Group and Sport Manitoba invite members of the Manitoba Cycling Association Inc. to join us for the Closing Ceremony of the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Be a part of this nationally televised event and help us send off Canada’s future Olympians. All amateur athletes under the age of 16 – and their parents/guardians – are eligible for this exclusive complimentary* offer.

What: 2017 Canada Summer Games Closing Ceremony presented by Investors Group

Where: Investors Group Field

When: August 13 at 2pm

Claim your complimentary seats here. Click the ‘See Tickets’ button on the screen that appears, then enter this code (MCYA) in the area above the seating chart labelled ‘Enter Offer Code’.

*Maximum of 6 tickets per household and a handling fee of $4.50 per order will be applied. Offer not retroactive to previously purchased tickets. Subject to availability. Offer ends August 6.

To make your ticket order as smooth as possible ensure you have a Ticketmaster account before placing your order and that your Adobe Flash Player is up to date.

 

About the Closing Ceremony:

The Closing Ceremony, presented by Investors Group, will bring to a close the 26th edition of the Canada Games, celebrate athletes’ successes and pass the torch to the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Titled “Grand Summer Party”, the Closing Ceremony will transform Investors Group Field into a summer festival site that will celebrate The Hottest Summer in Half a Century. The two-hour show will also celebrate the natural beauty of the province and call attention to the vibrant culture of its capital city Winnipeg. Perennial favourite Fred Penner and Manitoba’s star fiddler Sierra Noble are among the local artists who will share the stage with Alberta’s country music sensation Brett Kissel.

For more information on the 2017 Canada Games including Schedules, Events, Tickets and Results please visit Canada Games 2017.

 

Posted in News

Bison Butte – Monday Volunteer Night (July 24) LAST PUSH FOR HELP!

NOTE: VOLUNTEER NIGHT – TIME CHANGE

We will be meeting at 6pm (rather than 4pm) tonight (Monday July 24) at Bison Butte.

There will be some fine tuning of berms as well as some weeding/grass cutting to complete.

This will be the last volunteer night before the competition as commissioning of the site is commencing today.

A special thank you to the crew that came out from Neepawa and worked all day yesterday..and prepared some amazing food to boot!

Posted in Mountain Bike, News

Looking for Drivers (Bike Transport)

We are looking for community volunteers to load and transport bikes from the U of M to Birds Hill Park and Bison Butte.

Dates: July 27 to August 13

Must be comfortable with backing up trailers, loading and securing bikes for transport, Hualing a trailer, and supervising bike storage at location.

Please contact the MCA at 204-925-5686

Posted in News