Road/CX Officials Course April 1 & 2, 2017

The MCA is pleased to announce they will be holding a Road and Cyclo-cross Officials Course

 In preparation for the Canada Summer Games Road Events this summer, the MCA  is looking for individuals interested in becoming Road/Cyclo-cross Officials.

Training will take place at the Sport for Life Centre (145 Pacific Ave) on April 1 & 2, 2017 and will be offered free of charge.   Upon successful completion, officials are required to maintain their license by committing to a minimum of 3 events each season.


  • Day I: Saturday April 01  8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day II: Sunday, April 02 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


  • Location: Sport for Life Centre,  145 Pacific Avenue


  • Arlene Woodcock (National Road Commissaire, Canada Cycling Commissaire Learning Facilitator, Canada Cycling Chief Road/Cross Commissaire, Manitoba         Cycling Association)

How to Register:

  • Email by March 17th and provide your name and phone number.  You will be contacted to confirm your registration.  Space is limited!


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.