2017-2018 Competition Bid Form (Deadline: June 15, 2017)

BC Interclubs are sanctioned, non-championship competitions hosted throughout the skating season. Clubs set the date and location of an Interclub they will be hosting.

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In the Spring and Summer of 2015, a comprehensive review of short track Interclub formats revealed the need to standardize Interclub formats. The new “BC Interclub Format” is a BCSSA Board-endorsed pilot program for the 205-2016 season. Clubs are not required to follow the new format. Any clubs who choose to follow the new format are encouraged to provide feedback to the BCSSA Technical Director ( The new format will be carefully reviewed at the end of the 2015-2016 season and refined as required.

BC Interclub Format Overview

The BC Interclub Format provides a structure with seven categories in which skaters will race. Each category has official distances and an official track size(s). Each category also has suggested elements (e.g. optional distances, racing group sizes) which will help competition organizers and officials to host an organized event.

BC Interclub Format Resources


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