Alberta Open Indoor Long Track (ABLT) Meet 2019
January 12th & 13th 2019
University of Calgary
288 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4V8 (Google Map)
|Sanctions:||AASSA Sanction and SSC Sanction|
|Entry Fees:||All Groups:||$65.00|
|Entry Deadline:||Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 @ 9:00PM – Absolutely no late entries will be accepted.|
|Coaches Meeting:||Friday, January 11th @ 7:00PM in the Olympic Oval Lounge|
This group will include all Junior, Senior and Master skaters. This group will start competing late
morning Saturday and late morning Sunday into the afternoon.Distances will include:
Distances will be seeded individually based on best times in the current or previous season. In the instance where no times are submitted, skaters will be seeded last.
Training to Train (T2T)
|Olympic Style / Mass Start (CALT Distances)
This group will include all Training to Train (T2T) skaters. This group will start competing late
morning Saturday and late morning Sunday into the afternoon.Skaters will be grouped as follows and skate gender separate:
Distances will include:
As it is likely that many skaters will not have skated these distances previously (or recently) skaters will be paired in the 500m based on a 400m short track time. Skaters will be seeded into the subsequent distances based on the prior results in this competition.
Learning to Train (L2T)
All divisions will be mixed gender and ages based on ability. This group will compete Saturday morning and Sunday morning.Skaters will skate 4 mass start long track distances. Distances will include:
Skaters will be ranked, placed in divisions and seeded into the first distance based on a 200m short track time.
|Safety Equipment:||SSC Rules D3-200 (Olympic Style) (pg112-113) and D3-300/301 (Long Track Mass Start)
(pg113-114) as referenced in the SCC Red Book, will be strictly enforced.http://www.speedskating.ca/events/ruleshttp://www.speedskating.ca/resources/safety/protective-equipment/long-track-protective-equipment
*All Safety equipment to be worn during warm up. CSSA recommends the use of helmets for all on ice activities.
AASSA safety rules regarding helmet use are being implemented.
|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:||Officials and volunteers are always welcome and encouraged to participate. Note that each CSSA family MUST participate in each of the 2 meets (ABLT & RUFast).
Sign up is on the CSSA Website www.calgaryspeedskating.ca , click on the VOLUNTEER tab
|Oval Skate Shop:||Due to the high volume of competitors, the Oval Skate Shop cannot guarantee skates dropped off on Friday, January 11th or Saturday, January 12th for sharpening will be ready for the next day.|
|Registration:||Registration URL: http://www.calgaryspeedskating.ca/perform/meets/|
|Questions?||CSSA at 403-220-4417 or email: [email protected] or
|Accomodations:||Travelodge Calgary University
Address: 2227 Banff Trail NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-289-6600 or 1-888-276-8666
|Best Western Village Park Inn
Address: 1804 Crowchild Tr. NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-289-0241 or 1-888-774-7716
Address: 169 University Gate NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-220-3203 or 1-877-498-3203