The BC Speed Skating Association will field of team of T2T-aged skaters for the Canada West ST (CWST) Championship 2019. The competition will be hosted in Grand Prairie, Alberta, on March 23-24, 2019. Team BCSSA @ CWST will be led by veteran coach Julian Green (Ridge Meadows Racers), with Ariana VanDerStarre (Burnaby Speed Skating Club) assisting him.
Nomination to Team BCSSA @ CWST requires that interested skaters submit an “Intent to Participate” form by 3pm on Sunday March 3rd. Skaters must compete at the BC ST Championship (March 2-3, 2019 in Prince George) to earn a position on Team BCSSA @ CWST. Eligible skaters’ names will be submitted to Speed Skating Canada, who confirm the number of quota positions available to each province, in each age category. Subsequently, BCSSA will announce the Team BCSSA @ CWST skaters and will provide registration instructions for the competition. Please do not register for the competition until directed to do so!
All interested skaters are encouraged to speak with BCSSA Technical Director Chris Acton during the BC ST Championship to clarify the registration process and for sizing for Team BCSSA pool suits.