Benefits

Cross Country Canada develops and delivers programs to achieve international excellence in cross-country skiing, for participants of all ages and abilities, while fostering the principles of ethical conduct and fair play.

Below are the services Cross Country Canada provides to its members:

Development Programs

  • Raises funds for Association functions and programs
  • Develops and maintains the Long Term Athlete Development Model
  • Develops coach training programs and documentation, and supervises higher level certification
  • Develops and publishes race rules and officiating materials
  • Develops programs and designs, produces and supplies materials for the Skill Development Program for youth skiers, as well as Leader Training courses
  • Runs course conductor training courses and upgrades (train the trainers)

Racing

  • Develops programs and designs, produces and supplies materials for the Skill Development Program for youth skiers, as well as Leader Training courses
  • Trains Technical Delegates and other level officials through the CCC Officials Program. Assigns TDs to national level races.
  • Coordinates the national race calendar and subsidizes prize monies
  • Coordinates National Championships, NorAms and Canada Cup races and sanctions them to FIS
  • Maintains expertise, monitors status and promotes/encourages initiatives for drug-free competition

National Teams

  • Funds and operates the National Ski Team (Senior, Under-23, Junior and Para-nordic), including selection, equipping, coaching, training and competitions
  • Partially subsidizes National Team Development Centres (subject to budget)

Communications

  • Provides internal communication (CCC web-site, Cross Connections, Electronic Club Mail-out, etc)
  • Manages social media
  • Manages national level media relations
  • Promotes the sport (posters, videos, etc.)

Administration and Insurance

  • Governs and administers the Association
  • Interfaces with external partners (Sport Canada, Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees, Own The Podium (OTP), WinSport Canada, Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and national sponsors
  • Provides liability insurance for Clubs and Members
  • Maintains expertise, monitors status and promotes/encourages initiatives for drug-free competition
  • Offers great prices on cross country ski clothing and accessories through our Cross Country Canada Online Store http://cccstore.cccski.com