Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA) would like to congratulate the 160 alpine ski racers selected to compete in the upcoming March 6-10th Sport Chek U16 National Championships. The Southern Ontario Division (SOD) will be hosting 160 of Canada’s best 14 and 15-year old racers as they compete in Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G, Combined and a Team race at four venues situated along the southern shores of Georgian Bay in the Town of the Blue Mountains. The host ski hills for the 5-day competition will include Georgian Peaks Club, Craigleith Ski Club, Alpine Ski Club and the Osler Bluff Ski Club. Alpine Canada Alpin will be overseeing the entire competition led by Dusan Grasic, ACA’s Domestic Director of Sport.
Ontario, as the host province, will have the largest quota with 40 competitors; BC, Alberta and Quebec are sending 28 athletes each; Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will send 10 athletes each, PEI four athletes, Newfoundland three, and Saskatchewan one athlete.
Bill Reeves, the ROC Chair of the U16 Nationals event comments, “I would like to congratulate all the young women and men from across Canada on being selected to their Provincial Teams. I would also like to thank Alpine Canada and our title sponsor Sport Chek along with our presenting sponsors Mackenzie Investments, Scalar, Project X Ltd, CTRE Productions and Helly Hansen for helping support these championships and ski racing across the country. We are looking forward to welcoming all the athletes to the Town of the Blue Mountains and Collingwood, Ontario and hosting a very competitive event.”
- Monday, March 5– Georgian Peaks Super G Training
- Tuesday, March 6 – Georgian Peaks Super G Racing & 5 pm Opening Ceremonies
- Wednesday, March 7 – Georgian Peaks Combined Racing (SuperG & SL)
- Thursday, March 8 – Osler Bluff Giant Slalom Racing
- Friday, March 9 – Alpine Ski Club Slalom Racing
- Saturday, March 10 – Craigleith Ski Club Team Event Racing
Racers and families can find more information on the official event website www.u16ski.ca.