Out of Town Meets

The YKSSC supports team and skater travel to a number of out of town speed skating meets throughout the year.

Coaches will  let skaters know of upcoming opportunities that might be suitable and beneficial for them. Please refer to our Out of Town Meet Operating Procedures for details on travel and fundraising.

Arctic Winter Games Territorial Trials 

Sport North has opened 2018 Arctic Winter Games territorial trials registration (to be held in Yellowknife). The registration deadline for skaters is December 15.
https://sportnorth.com/our-programs/team-nwt/arctic-winter-games/2018-arctic-winter-games/registration

Out of Town meets for 2017/18 Year

The following list shows some of the short track speed skate meets available for our skaters to attend.

Date Meet Location Comments
Sept 29 –
Oct 1
Oktoberfest Calgary HP Event, time standards and proof of summer training
Oct 27 – 29 Oval Invitational Calgary By invitation only
Nov 2 – 5 National Qualifier Calgary Qualification times required
Nov 10 – 12 Edmonton Fall Classic Edmonton Recommended L2T -T2T+
AWG-eligible and skaters under 10 with families
Nov 25 Peace Wapiti Grande Prairie Very good ability style 1 day meet for everyone
Dec 2 Yellowknife Ability Meet Yellowknife Recommended all skaters
Dec 15 – 17 Junior Champs Saguqnay, QC Qualification times required
Dec 15 – 17 Western Elite #2 Richmond BC Recommended for Jr. age HP skaters. Time standards + exceptions
Dec 27 – 29 YK Annual Winter Camp Yellowknife Open to all skaters 10+ highly recommended
Jan 6 AWG Territorials Fort Smith Need to attend for AWGs
Jan 19 – 21 Canadian Open Championships (National Team Selection #1) Sherbrooke Requires qualification
Feb 2 – 4 Western Elite #3 Calgary Recommended for JR. age HP skaters. Time standards + exceptions
Mar 3- 4 R U Fast Calgary Recommended Non-AWG skaters, younger skaters and those not at Canadian Age Class level
Mar 9 – 11 NWT Championships Yellowknife Recommended all skaters
Mar 18 -25 Arctic Winter Games Fort Smith Qualify at Territorials Jan 19 -21
Mar 17 – 18 Canada West Short Track Championships Abbotsford Recommended subject to qualified times and coaching
Mar 22 -25

Mar 23 – 25

Senior Selection #2

Junior Selection #2

Calgary Requires qualification