2019 Jeremy Wotherspoon Open Long Track Meet – Announcement

2018-12-18

Jeremy Wotherspoon Open Long Track Meet 2019

January 19th & 20th 2019

Location: Setters Place at Great Chief Park
4707 Fountain Dr, Red Deer, AB T4N 6W4 (Google Map)
Sanctions: AASSA Sanction and SSC Sanction
Entry Fees: Active Start/FUNdamentals/L2T/T2T: $70.00
Juniors & Seniors 2 Races – $35.00
4 Races – $70.00
Entry Deadline: Friday January 11th, 2019 @ 9:00PM – Absolutely no late entries will be accepted.
Groupings:
  • Group 1 Olympic Style – Junior / Senior
  • Group 2 Olympic Style / Mass Start – T2T skaters
  • Group 3 Mass Start – L2T/FUNd/Active Start skaters
Format: Group 1
Junior
Senior
Olympic Style
This group will include all Junior & Senior skaters. Distances will include (Olympic Style):

  • 500m
  • 1,000m
  • 1,500m
  • 3,000m / 5000m

Distances will be seeded individually based SpeedSkatingResults.

Group 2
Training to Train (T2T)
Olympic Style / Mass Start (CACLT Distances)
This group will include all Training to Train (T2T) skaters. 
Skaters will be grouped by skate gender and age:

  • Girls 11 & 12 / Boys 12 & 13 – OS 500m, Mass Start 300m, 1500m & 3000m
  • Girls 13 & 14 / Boy 14 & 15 – OS 500m, 1500m, Mass Start 300m & 3000m
Group 3
Learning to Train (L2T)
FUNdamental (FUNd)
ActiveStart
Mass Start
Distances decided on ability groups
On-Site Food: Food and drink will be provided for officials, volunteers, and coaches. The Food Court at the University will be available for everyone else.
Officials and Volunteers: If there is anyone wishing to volunteer please contact Shawna Pearman at  [email protected]
Schedule: Will be sent out to all clubs the week of the meet as well as posted on the club website reddeerspeedskating.com
Facility: This is a brand new facility and this will also be our Canada Winter Games Test Event. We will be attempting to operate the venue very similar to the Games week. Information will be sent out during the week on change rooms, spectator entrance, viewing, skate sharpening, etc.
Registration: Registration URL: http://www.calgaryspeedskating.ca/perform/meets/
Questions? CSSA at 403-220-4417 or email: [email protected] or
[email protected]
Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express 587-457-7289
Best Western Plus 403-346-3555
Radisson 403-342-6567
Ramada Red Deer 403-342-4555
Towne Place Suites by Marriott 403-341-3589
Super 8 City Centre 403-358-7722
Concession No food concession but possibly hot chocolate/coffee/tea available
General Inquiries Shawna Pearman – [email protected]