The second of two on-water Alberta trial events in 2021 will be held at the Calgary Canoe Club on Saturday, October 2, 2021. This is a provincial event and will assist ASRCA (Alberta Sprint Racing Canoe Association) to identify and assess the performance level of the current pool of provincial sprint canoe-kayak competitors.

We are looking for volunteers to help run the event. Email leon.schiebel@yahoo.ca to express willingness to volunteer.

The event will have typical multi-lane races as well as individual time trials for K1 and C1, with races starting at 10:30 am and finishing around 5:30 pm. This event is just for Alberta athletes. Link to the Event.

We require volunteers for the following positions:

  • Two (2) power boat drivers with Boat Operators License
  • Two (2) referees on the power boats;
  • Starter Team: StarterAssistant Starter;
  • One Turn Judge to report proper 1km turns in the 2km event (Positioned on land);
  • Finish Line Team: Four (4) Finish line timers doing timing and recording;
  • Regatta Safety Officer;
  • Boat Control (reporting post race boat weights) 

There will be an introductory officials training session in the week prior to the event (i.e. one evening in the week of September 27 – October 1) at the Calgary Canoe Club. The training session will be about 60- 90 minutes. More details about exact date and time of the training will follow shortly.

Please consider volunteering at this event to help it run smoothly. Your assistance will be much appreciated by athletes, coaches, and organizers alike.

Please contact Leon Schiebel at leon.schiebel@yahoo.ca if you can volunteer. Please also indicate on which evening(s) in the week of September 27 you could attend the training session.