Ontario Summer Games 2016
Host Club: Port Credit Yacht Club Mississauga , ON
August 11-13 2016
Sailing continues to be a core sport in the Ontario Summer Games. This year we are excited to announce that Port Credit Yacht Club will be the host club of the Games.
Games are great events to participate as an athlete and a coach. Athletes stay as a team and the Games experience includes high level coaching from our Provincial Coaching Team, all food, accommodations (shared room with another sailing athlete), transportation to and from the residence and the Club.
Athletes and their clubs need to supply their boats, and there is an opportunity for a limited number of coaches from Clubs to join the coaching staff and be part of a mentorship program building on their own skills as a coach.
Eligibility and Entry:
1) Open to boats of the 420 class with spinnaker, and Laser Radial.
2) Open to participants who represent a member club or organization in good standing with Ontario Sailing and who are under 18 years of age or under as of December 31, 2016.
3) Sailors in the 13-17 age categories participating in the Learn to Train stage of Long Term Athlete Development, will sail and compete in the following classes:
- Laser Radial-Female (single handed Olympic Class)
- Laser Radial – Male (Single handed development Class for the Olympic Class Laser)
- 420- Open (Double Handed development Class for the Olympic Class 470)
Please note sailors competing at CORK and Sail Canada Youth Championships can still compete in the OSG 2016.
Sailors qualify for the games by the following:
- All sailors on the Ontario Sailing Development Teams for Radial and 420s
- On a first come first serve bases based on Regional Representation
- Barrie, Parry Sound, Northern Ontario and Cottage Country 2 each of Radial Male, Radial female and 2 420 crews (four athletes in total ) (preferably mixed crew M&F)
- Niagara area, Hamilton and West to Sarnia 2 each of Radial Male, 2 each of Radial Female and 2 420 crews (four athletes in total) (preferably mixed crew M&F)
- Toronto area 2 each of Radial Male & Radial Female and 2 420 crews (four athletes in total) (preferably mixed crew M&F)
- East of Toronto to Ottawa & Kingston 2 each of Radial Male & Female and 2 420 crews (four athletes in total)(preferably mixed crew M&F)
- Windsor area 2 each of Radial Male & Radial Female and 2 420 crews (four athletes in total) (preferably Mixed crew M&F)
After June 30th first come first serve bases if any spots are not filled. Ontario Sailing reserves the right to make any selection of athletes after June 30th 2016.
Fee is $265 +HST for each sailor (for 420’s, each sailor must sign up separately) and payable to Ontario Sailing. This includes the full OSG registration fees, accommodations (all athletes and coaches must stay in residence), food, transportation to and from the residence, Ontario Sailing Shirt and Hat and coaching at the event from the designated coaches supplied by Ontario Sailing.
- Boat check-in: Thursday August 11 morning, rigging boats and team meeting after lunch, opening ceremonies
- Dates of racing: Friday August 12-Saturday August 13 2016, awards after the last race on August 13th 2016
There will be gold, silver and bronze OSG medals awarded to each class, 420 (2 medals of each colour, 6 medals in total), Female Radial (3 medals in total) and finally Male Radial (3 Medals in total) as well as Ontario Sailing awards for Gold, Silver and Bronze in each class.
All award winners will be invited to the Ontario Sailing Combine in the fall which is the tryout for the Ontario Sailing Team.
The Notice of Race will be issued and posted by mid- June.
We are excited to announce that Chris Hewson, Chris Cowan, Cam Lymburner and Thomas Fogh have agreed to be our Provincial Sport Organization Representatives and the on staff. More details to follow on the other coaching staff.
We have room for three more coaches, preferable female coaches.
If you have any questions, please contact Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org or give him a call at 1-888-672-7245 ext. 224.