Alpine Skiing - Technical Package

Technical Packages for the NLGames are developed by the Provincial Sport Organization governing each respective sport. Questions should be directed to the Technical Chairperson as noted in Section 1 below, or to the SportNL Games Coordinator Patti Thorne by email pthorne@sportnl.ca or phone 709-576-4629.

1. TECHNICAL CHAIRPERSON
Chris Cohlmeyer
ccohlmeyer@alpineskinl.ca
(709) 637-2620

PSO Contact
Jeff Burt
(709) 631-2381
jeff.burt@nbpcd.com

2. CONVENER
Larry Reid
larry.reid@stonewaterson.com

3. ELIGIBILITY
All team members and staff must be registered members of Alpine Ski Newfoundland Labrador. To represent a particular region, an athlete must meet regulations governing regional eligibility as per NL Games Policy.

4. AGE CLASSIFICATION
There will be two age group divisions for competition, Division A and Division B:

Division A: Competitors must be at least 15 years of age as of January 1, 2018 and no more than 18 years of age as of December 31, 2018.

Division B: Competitors must be at least 11 years of age as of January 1, 2018 and no more than 14 years of age as of December 31, 2018.

5. PARTICIPANTS PER REGION

5.1 ATHLETES
6 athletes (3 male and 3 female)

5.2 STAFF
1 Coach
1 Manager
Coach and Manager must be of opposite genders.

6. STAFF SELECTION
Team staff must be at least 19 years of age as of March 1, 2018. Coaches must be NCCP CSCF Entry Level (Level 1).

7. REGIONAL QUALIFIERS
All regional teams must be selected by February 1, 2018. This date can and will have flexibility if there are issues with ski conditions for the respective ski hills and/or the final AAA Race schedule.

8. REGIONAL CONTACTS
To be announced.
All regional inquiries can be directed to the Technical Director as noted in Section 1.

9. REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Each regional team must be registered with the Host by February 8, 2018 through an online registration system that will be provided by the Host.

10. GAMES-TIME MEETINGS
One coach or staff representative from each region and each sport is required to attend the following meetings in the Host region at the commencement of the NLGames:

Coach / Manager General Meeting – date, time and location to be confirmed
Chaired by SportNL and including brief presentations from the Host Committee – will cover logistical information on transportation, accommodations, food services, entertainment, venues, etc.

Sport Technical Meeting – date, time and location to be confirmed
Chaired by the Technical Chair of your sport – will cover sport-specific technical information for your competition.

11. SANCTION
Alpine Ski Newfoundland Labrador sanctions this competition. Except where noted (Technical Information), rules for this competition will be governed by FIS (Federation International du Ski) rules and ACA (Alpine Canada Alpin) domestic rules.

12. SCHEDULE
Alpine is a SECOND HALF Sport in the 2018 NLGames from March 14-18.

Final schedules will be posted on www.nlgames.ca/schedule in February after regional teams are selected and registration is completed.

13. VENUE
Marble Mountain

14. MEDALS
Medals will be awarded to top three males and top three females in each division, in each of the SL and GS races.

15. TECHNICAL INFORMATION

15.1 Competition Format

The competition will include Slalom (SL) and Giant Slalom (GS) races, male and female athletes will be timed separately.

Tie Breaking Procedures Per FIS rules

16. NLGAMES POLICIES

Sport policies have been updated as of June 2016 and are available at:

NLGames Sport Policies (June 2016)