2019 Sprint Nationals Volunteers Needed

2019 Sprint Nationals Volunteers Needed

Seeking Volunteers to assist with the 2019 Sprint Canoe kayak Championships on Wascana Lake Regina, Sask from August 27th to September 1st 2019 1,000 athletes will gather representing over 40 Canadian Sprint Canoe Clubs. Be part of the events. Over 1,000 Canadian athletes from 40 clubs from across the country, including members of the Canadian National Team, will paddle down Wascana Lake looking to win National titles at the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships and the Canadian Masters Championships. The host committee is looking for volunteers to help with the operation of the 2019 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships. There are many positions that need to be filled on a daily basis be it for a whole day or part of the day some of which are on land or on the Water. We require people to assist with things like results, medals and ceremonies, Reception tent for volunteer coordination, assisting with post race boat checks as well as Safety and Boat Drivers (a valid pleasure craft operator license is required to drive a boat) to name a few. If you are interested please email volunteeryqr@gmail.com If you have any questions please contact Chris Laplante at  ct.laplante@sasktel.net   I would be happy to answer as soon as possible or you can call me at (306)...
Pimiskatan-La Ronge Eagle Point Marathon Canoe Race a Huge Success!

Pimiskatan-La Ronge Eagle Point Marathon Canoe Race a Huge Success!

Eagle Point Classic Canoe Race Saturday, August 24, 2019 Final Results Race Routes: 7-km route went to the rocky reef in McGibbon Bay and back again 17.75-km route did one clockwise lap around the Marina island and then headed to the Downton Lake portage, crossed Downton Lake, then went down the Campbell Channel, then across Nut Portage, and then finished by coming back up McGibbon Bay Weather: Cloudy with some showers, + 16 C, wind SE 5 km/hr 7-km Race Dan Beveridge, Saskatoon & Reuben Maan, Toronto 0:44:32Warren Kelly & Mike Soares, La Ronge 0:49:53Sally Venne, Sucker River & Haley Zarazun, La Ronge 0:55:48Rob Mackenzie, La Ronge (Freedom solo) 0:57:34Nicholas Charles, Sucker River & Jessica Gill, Prince Albert 1:01:35Marian Andrews & Amila Andrews, La Ronge 1:32:11Lachlan Andrews, La Ronge (kayak) 1:46:26Nathan Andrews, La Ronge (SUP) NTR 17.75-km Race (Canoe) Ragnar Robinson, Regina & Scott Fraser, Saskatoon Wenonah pro shell) 1:48:37Bill Jeffery & Matt Gill, Prince Albert (Savage River Susquehanna) 1:51:30Rick Hall & Bob Jarvis, Flin Flon (cedar strip shell) 1:53:58Sid Robinson, La Ronge & Andrew Brisbin, Saskatoon (black Kisseynew) 1:58:07Ken English & Kate Germin, Saskatoon (Wenonah Minnesota 2) 1:59:18Hilary Johnstone, La Ronge & Nichole Moen, Regina (white Whitewater 2) 2:03:00Bryanna Van Leuvan, Saskatoon & Annie Charles, Prince Albert 2:07:16Martin Bernardin & Catriona Kaiser-Derick, La Ronge (black Kisseynew)...
Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Elects Duane Rieger as High Performance Director

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Elects Duane Rieger as High Performance Director

Duane has joined our Board of Directors as our High Performance Director. Duties of the High Performance Director include the development and implementation of CKS’ high-performance plan for Olympic sport disciplines. Duane has over 8 years volunteer sport experience including 6 years as the Director of Finance for Biathlon Saskatchewan. Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan welcomes Duane to the...

Hingley Strikes Gold at Western Canada Summer Games

Hingley enjoys golden weekend for Saskatchewan Jayden Hingley of Saskatoon won five gold medals while representing Team Saskatchewan on the opening weekend of the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. Learn more by reading this article at https://leaderpost.com/sports/local-sports/saskatchewan-strikes-gold-at-western-canada-summer-games...
CanMas 2019 Information

CanMas 2019 Information

The CanMas Championship will be held on September 1, 2019 on Lake Wascana. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting day of racing on lake Wascana to round off the National Championships week in Regina. NATIONALS GENERAL INFORMATION For event updates about the 2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Sprint National Championships, hosted by Wascana Racing Canoe Club in Regina, SK from August 27-31, and CanMas taking place on September 1, please visit: https://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca/ This email contains key updates for CanMas 2019 including: CanMas Rules Safety Release Agreement Waiver Order of Events Entries Entry Fees CanMas Dinner and Special Events Thank you for taking the time to read through this update, please contact me with any questions. CanMas Rules The CanMas Rules for 2019 can be accessed here. Please note these key changes from 2018: 1- Doubles Events will be run as 10-year age categories, vs the 5-year categories used in recent years. This change was made to increase the competitive level in these events. 2- Singles 500m events have been added in the morning of CanMas. The intention is that each athlete will be able to race one 500m K1 or C1. These races will be close together and accommodating multiple races will be difficult, please plan entries accordingly. 3- Because the 500m singles have been added the race limit has been increased to 6 events + 1 additional mixed war canoe + 1 additional same sex war canoe (Men’s or Women’s). Safety The CKC Sprint Code of Safety applies to CanMas Competition. An important reminder, from the code: all participants must be able to swim at the level of the...
Yorkton Canoe and Kayak Club Annual Developmental Regatta

Yorkton Canoe and Kayak Club Annual Developmental Regatta

 This competition is open to all U14 athletes and any NEW paddler (any age).   — Do you have some parents that can volunteer?? Please have them contact me – they will be able to watch their kids race! — Want to make a camping trip out of it? YCKC is located at York Lake Regional Park (about 500m away)!  You can camp on our site or at the actual campground. — Are there any major allergies??  We will have a canteen onsite.  If you will be providing your own food to your athletes please let me know so we don’t buy as much. Entries due August 14th at latest please!  Changes can be made if we absolutely need but it would be great to have it done early so parents can plan. Please let me know if you will/will not be attending! Click here to Learn more about this...
Saskatchewan Marathon Canoe Athletes Win June Athlete of the Month Award

Saskatchewan Marathon Canoe Athletes Win June Athlete of the Month Award

Mike Vincent of Regina and Ivan English of Saskatoon are the recipients of the Sask Sport Inc. June Athlete of the Month Award. They were nominated by Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan. The duo won the Yukon River Quest which featured 21 participants from five countries. This competition was a mens tandem marathon canoe race from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon at a distance of 715 km. They won the race with a time of 44 hours and 59 minutes, which was 6 hours and 43 minutes ahead of the next place finishers. Learn more about SaskSport Awards and Recognition Program here. Click here to learn more about SaskSport Awards and Recognition...
Woodland places First in Marathon Canoeing at Tony Cote Summer Games

Woodland places First in Marathon Canoeing at Tony Cote Summer Games

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan wishes to congratulate all athletes who competed in the 2019 Tony Cote Summer Games last week hosted by Flying Dust First Nation! Athletes aged 12 to 18 competed in Marathon Canoeing in sprint and long distance events. In overall Marathon Canoeing points, Woodland placed First, Prince Albert Grand Council placed second, and third went to (tie) Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs and Touchwood Agency Tribal Council. The Tony Cote Winter/Summer Games (formerly known as the Saskatchewan First Nation Winter/Summer Games) was initiated in 1974 by Chief Tony Cote and the Council of the Cote First Nation and their membership. Learn more about the Tony Cote Summer and Winter Games at...
Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Positioned High in National Team Trials

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Positioned High in National Team Trials

The following Saskatchewan Canoe and Kayak athletes placed in top 3 of the respective event at the 2019 National Team Trials 2 hosted in Dartmouth, NS. Thank you to all athletes who participated int his event! EventPlaceAthlete(s)K1 1000m A final2nd Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon) K1 1000m B final 2nd Colin Rieger (Saskatoon) K1 200m B final 2nd Mykel Kowaluk (Saskatoon) K2 1000m final 1st Jarret Kenke, Marshall Hughes K4 500m final 3rd Colin Rieger, Paul LaPierre, Andrik Terauds, Nicolas...
Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Pick up Hardware at Canada Day Regatta!

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Pick up Hardware at Canada Day Regatta!

The following are Saskatchewan Canoe and Kayak athletes who placed in top 3 of the respective event at the 2019 Canada Day East Regatta hosted in Ottawa June 29 and 30th. Thank you to all athletes who participated int his event! EventPlaceAthlete(s)Men’s K1 1000m1st Colin Rieger (Saskatoon) Men’s K1 1000m 3rd Mykel Kowaluk (Saskatoon) Men’s K1 200m 2nd Mykel Kowaluk (Saskatoon) Men’s K2 1000m 1st Colin Rieger, Mykel Kowaluk (Saskatoon) Men’s K4 500m 3rd Simon Chambers Crease, Robin Kendall, Mykel Kowaluk, Colin Rieger Men’s K2 200m 3rd Colin Rieger, Mykel Kowaluk (Saskatoon) U16 K4 500m 3rd Landon Drain, Eric Fallas, Kyle Jackson, Logan Taylor U18 C2 1000m 2nd Jayden Hingley, Christian Patterson (Wascana) U18 C2 200m 2nd Jayden Hingley, Christian Patterson (Wascana) U18 C1 200m 1st Jayden Hingley (Wascana) Men’s C1 5000m 1st Robin Kendall, 2nd Christian Patterson (Wascana) Men’s C1 1000m 1st Robin Kendall (Wascana) Men’s C2 200m 1st Robin Kendall, Jayden Hingley...
Western Canada Summer Games Saskatchewan Canoe and Kayak Team Announced

Western Canada Summer Games Saskatchewan Canoe and Kayak Team Announced

The Excellence Committee has approved the WCSG Coaching Team’s nominations for Saskatchewan’s athletes for the WCSGs team. Both provincial coaches have had an opportunity to react to and provide input. With the additional three nominations, the team is comprised of 19 athletes.  With these nominations, the intentions is to race singles and team boats in each of the 4 gender/disciplines.   The three additions to the original list of nominations are Megan Black (women’s canoe), Zoe Mortin (women’s kayak – will also race women’s canoe team boats) and Ezekiel Topping (Men’s Kayak).  Ezekiel will add depth to our men’s kayak team, in particular team boats.  Learn more at...
La Ronge Hosting Marathon Entry Level Competitive Coach

La Ronge Hosting Marathon Entry Level Competitive Coach

Join us at Eagle Point in La Ronge July 25th and 26th and get certified to be a Marathon Canoe Entry Level Competitive Coach! Hosted by Mike Vincent of the Regina Marathon Canoe Club, you will learn techniques used by successful athletes, racers and coaches to develop and lead marathon canoeing programming for all ages. Learn more by viewing our brochure. Contact Fiona Vincent at...