Synchro Canada News: January 14, 2011
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- Happy New Year
Synchro Canada would like to wish you a Happy New Year, a year which will behighlighted with the presentation of the 2011 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Shanghai, China, and the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, in Mexico, our 2012 Olympic Games continental qualification competition.
- 2011 National Championships information packages now available
The information packages for the 2011 Canadian Open Championships in Calgary, Alberta, and the 2011 Canadian Espoir Championships in Gatineau, Quebec, are now available online: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=52&Itemid=38&lang=english.
- January 2011 Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member of the Month
January 2011 Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member is: Jennifer Mong, athlete from the St. John’s Sea stars Synchro Club. Congratulations! Check out her story here: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=102&Itemid=34&lang=english.
- Louise Kennedy at the 2011 FINA World Aquatic Championships
Synchro Canada is pleased to announce that Louise Kennedy will be participating at the 2011 FINA World Aquatich Championhips in Shanghai as synchronized swimming judge. Louise has been selected by the FINA Technical Synchronized Swimming Committee (T.S.S.C.) and FINA Bureau. Congratulations Louise!
- Rule Changes
Please check the latest changes to the Synchro Canada Rule Book which are based on changes to FINA’s judging rules. Check it out now: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=55&Itemid=40&lang=english.
- 2010-2011 Club Excellence Program
Synchro Canada is pleased to announce that the 2010-2011 Club Excellence Program is now available for clubs to access online. The application deadline for the Club Excellence Program is February 25th, 2011. All of the information is available in the Club Excellence Program section of our Website: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=37&Itemid=34&lang=english.
- Job opportunity
High-performance coach (Aurora Synchro)
More details: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=7&Itemid=29&lang=english.
- One year anniversary special of the 2010 Olympic Games
As part of the one year anniversary special of the 2010 Olympic Games, CTV wants to hear all of the stories of how the Games affected Canadians. Submit your stories online at http://2010.ctv.ca. CTV will select the best to feature in their special broadcast event on February 13, 2011.
- International opportunity for athletes with a disability
Synchro Canada has been contacted by the synchro AWAD program in Mexico. They would like to connect with other Synchro AWAD programs to share resources and expand the opportunities available to their athletes. Synchro Canada has invited athletes from this program to the Eastern Divisional Championships. To learn more about their program you can visit their Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Sirenas-Especiales-AC/158646924178770), or contact Khadija Cutcher (
) for their contact information.
- ParticipACTION Challenges Canadians to Step Up and Live Right Now
ParticipACTION, in partnership with CBC and other leading Canadian health organizations, is proud to launch LIVE RIGHT NOW, an unprecedented six-month initiative that will change the health of this country. More details: http://www.cbc.ca/liverightnow/.
- Apply Today for Motivate Canada’s ACTIVATE 2011 National Youth Leadership Forum
Time is running out for youth aged 16 to 22 to apply for Motivate Canada’s ACTIVATE 2011 National Youth Leadership Forum! With just a few short weeks left before the January 26 application deadline, youth from across the country are encouraged to apply today to qualify for their chance to participate. More details: http://www.motivatecanada.ca/en/activate.
- Deadline for the February Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member of the Month: Wednesday, January 26
You have until Wednesday, January 26 at 5 pm (Eastern time), to send the name, a picture and an explanation of a person that you think must be the February Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member of the Month. To do so, please send it to
. You can mention a performance or an extraordinary story regarding one of your swimmers or judges or even point out the hard work of one of your volunteers or administrators! Check out the last member of the month: http://www.synchro.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=102&Itemid=34&lang=english.
- SIRC newsletter of the month: Get Out & Enjoy Winter!
Check out the SIRC newsletter of the month on the thematic of Get Out & Enjoy Winter including subjects as motivation, staying active through the winter months, pre-season preparation and winter risks for athletes: http://sirc.ca/newsletters/january11/Index.html.
- News from the members
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and we’ll be more than happy to share it with the other members.