Filtering by: Team Ontario

Apr
27
Sat
2019
OCA Pre-Defi Para Skills Camp @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

The OCA is planning a 2-day pre-defi training camp in Milton, Ontario taking place April 27th and 28th for Ontario Athletes who are planning to have a peak performance at Defi Sportif International competition on May 4th and 5th, 2019

This camp consists of two days of training:

Saturday April 27, 2019
Nutrition Talk – Sheryl Ross

Anti-Doping Information – Chantal Thompson

Boosting and Classification – Blaine Betzold

Importance of a Standardized Warm Up – Blaine Betzold

Outdoor Riding Skills with Video Analysis

Sunday April 28th, 2019
Bike Fitting and Peak Power Performance – Trevor Montauge

Virtual Finish Line – Blaine Betzold

Defi Information Talk – Blaine Betzold

Video Review of Skills – Chantal Thompson and Blaine Betzold

Outdoor Ride

Cost $30

To register, please visit: https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/ontario-cycling-association-defi-sportif-2019

Jun
3
Mon
2019
Cycling Canada Road Advancement Camp @ Milton
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day

Cycling Canada will be hosting a Road Advancement Camp for interested U17/U19 athletes.  The camp is also open to youth coaches interested in assisting with the camp and attending the classroom sessions.  Additional details and registration will be available shortly.

Draft Schedule

Day 1 June 3

  • AM Recovery Ride and Caravan Skills
  • Lunch at community center at 12
  • PM Athlete session (Crit Skills)(Kev)  / parent session (Pathway/support/ Anti-doping)- run these simultaneously (Jesse)
  • Followed by: Coach / DS Session (DS best practice. PD points allotted to certified coaches in attendance
  • Group dinner (not covered)

Day 2 June 4

  • AM Athlete Classroom (Race analysis)
  • Lunch at Community Center
  • PM Circuit Skills session
  • Evening – Everyone departs
Jun
27
Thu
2019
2019 U19 Canadian Road Championships @ Beauce, QC
Jun 27 – Jul 1 all-day

Application: All interested athletes are asked to submit an application no later than April 12th. Applications will only be accepted online.  Click Here to Apply

Potential Training Camp Date: TBA

Selection Date: June 7, 2019
Cost: TBA

Once applications are received, a decision will be made regarding logistics/format for this project. The High Performance Committee has the discretion to determine the viability of the project in consideration of the number of applicants, ability to field a competitive team, and ability to provide a positive development opportunity.

Objectives:

  • To win a medal in a Junior Men’s/Women’s event (RR/Crit/TT)
  • To win a National Championship, male or female
  • To develop and learn to work as a team in support of team riders
  • To have a positive presence for Ontario
  • To place athletes within the National Team World Championship Pool
  • To prepare for athletes Tour l’Abitibi (Junior Men) and Tour of Rimouski

Selection Process
(U19) Junior Men/U17 Men(2nd Year): Max 8 Athletes –Final Selections will be based on the following criteria. Please note criteria is subject to change as approved by the High Performance Committee due to cancellation/addition of events or other reasons which require changes.

  1. 2019 OHPSI identified athletes [Road]*
  2. 2019 Quest for Gold Identified athletes [Road]*
  3. Top 3 from Provincial Championship
  4. Top 2 U19 athletes with highest point total in the O-Cup Series on June 3rd [E 1/2]
  5. Coach/Committee selection. Consideration will be placed on the following [in priority order]:
  1. Results of U19 within E 1/2 in O-Cup Series
  2. Results of U19 Men within E 3 in O-Cup Series
  3. Athlete racing experience at high level events in 2018/19
  4. Strengths of the athlete as it relates to the needs of the team
  5. Ability to take instruction and work as a team

*Identified athletes will be prioritized ONLY if they have maintained performance and training which allows them to positively contribute to the success of the team

(U19) Junior/U17 Women (2nd Year): Max 8 Athletes. Final Selections will be based on the following criteria. Please note criteria is subject to change as approved by the High Performance Committee due to cancellation/addition of events or other reasons which require changes.

  1. 2019 OHPSI identified athletes [Road]*
  2. 2019 Quest for Gold Identified athletes [Road]*
  3. Top 3 from Provincial Championship
  4. Top 2 U19 athletes with highest point total in the O-Cup Series [E 1/2]
  5. Coach/Committee selection. Consideration will be placed on the following [in priority order]:
  1. Results of U19 within E 1/2 in O-Cup Series
  2. Results of U19 within E 3 in O-Cup Series
  3. Athlete racing experience at high level events in 2018/19
  4. Strengths of the athlete as it relates to the needs of the team
  5. Ability to take instruction and work as a team

*Identified athletes will be prioritized ONLY if they have maintained performance and training which allows them to positively contribute to the success of the team

 

 

 

Jul
15
Mon
2019
Tour de l’Abitibi @ Abitibi
Jul 15 – Jul 21 all-day

UCI Nations Cup Stage Race held annually in the Abitibi region of Quebec.

Location: Abitibi,QC

Date: July 14-21, 2019

Applications due by: May 22, 2019  Click HERE for Application

Final Selection Date: July 1, 2019 [sooner depending on Team Canada selections]

Cost: $800 – $900 [TBC] – Includes travel, race registration, accommodations, meals, coaching and mechanical services.

Objectives

  • To achieve a Top 10 finish on any of the 7 stages
  • To achieve a Top 20 finish in the overall GC
  • To achieve a Top provincial team ranking in the overall team standings
  • To provide athletes with high level international race experience
  • To provide recognition of development programs that athletes represent

Application

Athletes must apply online at https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/6836-2019-team-ontario-tour-de-labitibi

Please note that within the application you will be asked the following:

  1. Please provide your goals for this project and reasons why you feel you would be a good selection for the team [strengths]
  2. Please provide and a link to Training Peaks and/or a brief overview of the races you plan to attend

Mandatory Participation Events

  • Ontario Road Provincial Championships
  • Canadian Road National Championships 2019
  • Abitibi Team Training Day and Overview– Saturday July 6, 2019

Athletes will be considered if they meet any of the following**

  1. OHPSI Identified Athletes
  2. Top 15 placing – 2019 U19 Canadian Road Championships [RR/TT]
  3. Top 5 U19 Athletes O-Cup standings [Cat 1/2] as of June 30, 2019
  4. Top 2 U19 Athletes O-Cup standings [Cat 3] as of June 20, 2019
  5. Top 3 of the U19 Provincial Championships
  6. Coach/Committee’s Choice (based on other high level competitions and O-Cup performances);

**Achieving one or more of the above does not guarentee selection and final decision will remain with the High Performance CommitteeFinal Selection – Six (6) Athletes will be chosen by the Head Coach in-conjunction with the the High Performance Manager and approved by High Performance Committee to represent Team Ontario at the Tour de l’Abitibi. The Committee will be evaluating athletes based on the following items [equally weighted]:

  • Athlete performance results during the 2018/19 seasons with additional emphasis placed on 2019 performances at higher level events such as Canadian Road National Championships
  • Athlete strengths as it relates to the needs of the team
  • Athlete ability to work as a team
Jul
17
Wed
2019
OCA MTB Nationals Preparation Camp @ Hardwood Ski and Bike
Jul 17 – Jul 18 all-day

The OCA is planning a 2-day nationals preparation camp for Ontario athletes in the U17/U19/U23 categories.  Focus will be placed on mastering key trail features and assisting with race strategies.

More details will be available soon.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Canadian MTB Nationals – Team Ontario
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day

The Ontario Cycling Association will be selecting athletes to represent Team Ontario at the Canadian Mountain National Championships.  Any interested athletes are asked to submit their application online at HERE

Anticipated Team Format

Team Composition: A maximum of 12 athletes will be selected to represent Ontario.  Athletes will need to meet the minimum requirements outlined below.  Each category [U17/U19/U23] will need to be filled with a minimum of one athletes [who achieved minimum criteria] with additional category selections based on prioritization format below.

Selection Events

Races to be used for selection:

  • Canada Cup#1 Bear Mountain
  • Canada Cup #2 Mont Tremblant
  • Canada Cup #3 Baie-Saint-Paul
  • O-Cup#3 Kelso
  • O-Cup#4 Port Hope

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • Athletes must participate in a minimum of two (2) selection events [one event must be a Canada Cup]
  • Athletes must complete a minimum of one (1) Canada Cup within 10% of the winner’s time
  • U23 athletes must have one (1) result within the top 10 at a Canada Cup listed above
  • U19 athletes must have a top 8 result at a Canada Cup listed above
  • U17 athletes must have a top 4 result at a Canada Cup listed above

Automatic Selections:

  • U19/U23 Athletes with a podium result at the Canada Cups listed above
  • U17 Athletes with a gold medal performance at a Canada Cup listed above
  • U17/U19/U23 Winners of O-Cup#3 and O-Cup#4

Additional Athletes will be prioritized as follows:

1)      Average placing based on the best two (2) results from the listed Canada Cups above

2)      In a situation where there is a tie among the athlete results, the higher placing result will be used to break the tie

3)      If a tie continues to exist, the top result from O-Cup#4 will be used

4)      Should a tie continue to exist, the decision will be made by committee selection using input from coaches.

  • Once all categories have a minimum of one (1) athlete [who has met the minimum criteria], additional athletes may be selected based on the prioritization outlined above.
  • Any exceptions to the minimum requirements will be at the discretion of the High Performance Committee

If an athlete does not accept their selection, alternates may be invited based on prioritization outlined above.

Aug
8
Thu
2019
Tour de la releve de Rimouski @ QC
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day

The Ontario Cycling Association is accepting applications from female cyclists in the U17 and U19 categories to represent Team Ontario at Tour de la releve Rimouski.  The project will be lead by Julia Farell.

Anyone interested is asked to complete an online application HERE no later than April 30, 2019.

Following applications, the OCA will determine whether there is enough interest to move ahead with the project and provide details regarding selection criteria.