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Your weekly resource for Gymnastics BC news, events, careers & more.
September 28, 2021

News

2021 Virtual GymBC AGM

The GymBC AGM is now open for registration. Please see the link to the event page where all relevant materials are available.

 

Event page: https://events.gymbc.org/events/events/post/1907 

Questions can be directed to: events@gymbc.org.

New Public Access Form

Beginning September 2021, please use our new Public Access report form which you can find via Activity Messenger, at the following link: https://activitymessenger.com/p/7KUWZtM.

The previous, Excel, version of the form should be replaced with this new form. You can report on 1, 2, or 3 months per report form so, you can choose to report monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly.
 
After you submit your report, you will receive an emailed copy of what you submitted along with an invoice which you should use to submit payment to Gymnastics BC. You can send e-Transfers to accounting@gymbc.org or mail your cheque to the GymBC office (268-828 West 8th Avenue | Vancouver, BC | V5Z 1E2). Be sure to include the invoice number(s) you are paying for with your payment.
 
Questions can be directed to membership@gymbc.org.

8th Hungarian Grand Prix Results

A huge congratulations to Sydney Turner and coach Barb Fraser (TAG), who recently attended the Hungarian Grand Prix in Szombathely, Hungary.

It was Sydney’s first year as a senior and first international assignment.

After making all four event finals, she is returning to Canada with a Gold on beam, Bronze on both Vault and Floor, and 4th on Bars - a truly impressive feat. Way to go, Sydney! 

To checkout some of Sydney's routines, click HERE

GymBC would also like to congratulate Ilka Juk, who also competed at the event. A former BC gymnast, Ilka is currently on an NCAA gymnastics scholarship. 

Full results can be found here: https://www.intlgymnast.com/news/ukraine-hungary-win-18-medals-at-grand-prix-of-szombathely/

TG Elite Canada

TG athletes bring home 26 medals from Elite Canada! 

Congratulations to all the national stream athletes who competed at the 2021 Elite Canada. Forty-eight athletes representing 10 clubs took part in this important qualifying event for World Championships, World Age Groups and national team selection.

Elite Canada Gold Medalists are:
            Artur Sapozhnikov (FC)                   DMT L5 17+  (TR L5 17+ Bronze)
            Brooklyn Lee-McMeeken (WAY)      DMT & TU L6 14U (TR L6 14U Bronze)
            Ella Soane (WHI)                             TR L5 15-16
            Ethan Scott (OCG)                           TR L6 14U (DMT L6 14U Bronze)
            Julie Anderson (SHA)                       TR L7 17+
            Kira Tomlinson (CA)                          TU L5 14U
            Owen Harbo (VIP)                            TU L5 14U
Other multiple medals winners include:
            Brooke Pelletier (TAG)                     DMT L5 14U Bronze / TU L5 14U Silver
            Samson Boldizar (SHA)                   TR L5 15-16 Silver / DMT L6 15-16 Bronze
            Sienna Kuznak (FC)                         TR L6 14U Silver / DMT L4 14U Silver
 
Next up for TG athletes is the Virtual Canadian Championships. Judging will be completed October 24th.

Canadian Gymnastics Week

The 2021 Canadian Gymnastics Week is right around the corner!

The celebration takes place from October 3-9, 2021. 

Make sure you're following the GymBC Instagram (@gymnasticsbc), and stay tuned for more information on how to snag a GymBC branded prize - full information will be sent to clubs this week. 

2021 MAG Canadian Championships Selection Meet 

GymBC will be holding a selection meet to finalize the National Open team at the 2021 Canadian Championships.

Please see the following document for meet info: CC2021 Selection Meet

Anyone appearing in a video must sign the following waiver form:
2021 Gymnastics BC Media Release Form

The registration deadline is 8 Oct 2021.

Click here to register. 

Questions can be directed to MAG Coordinator, Thorstein Fischer (tfischer@gymbc.org).
 

WAG Compulsory Workshop Recording

Below is a link to watch the recording from last weekends WAG Compulsory workshops by Linda Johnson (USA).

Some of the videos have text errors, and the power points have a couple of changes/errors as well, so it is very important to refer back to the text along with all the updates.

These videos are for educational purposes and coaches should refer to the BC Development Program and Xcel Manual for clarification https://gymbc.org/womens-artistic-gymnastics-wag/
 
Recording LinkWAG Compulsory Workshop - Recordings and Charts

Call for Media!

Gymnastics BC would like to compile a brief slideshow of gymnastics in BC from the past year.

We know it was an extremely challenging year for clubs and participants alike, and we’d like to commemorate all the little moments that make our sport so special.

This can be anything from photos of a recreational class, to virtual competition clips, to candid training moments!

We’d love to receive any photos or videos of the joy of gymnastics from last year. Please email photos, videos, or links to events@gymbc.org

 

2022 Canadian Gymnaestrada

Gymnastics Canada would like to share with you the first bulletin for the 2022 Canadian Gymnaestrada.

The event will be taking place in Edmonton, Alberta from June 30 – July 5, 2022, and we are excited to be organizing this event to celebrate gymnastics and our Gymnastics for All (GfA) participants.

Below you will find the first bulletin for the event, which also includes the registration link for your performance teams to submit their Intent to Participate (due November 5, 2021).

Download Bulletin #1

Comp 1 TG (Kelowna)
 

We are very excited to be running the first Competition Introduction (Comp 1) TG Course in BC this year! This weekend is your last chance to register - registration closes October 3rd.

Comp 1 TG is the next step after Foundations TG, and it will carry the same coaching status as the old Level 2. If coaches need their Level 2 TG they should sign up for Comp 1 today! Coaches only need to be Foundations TG Trained to take Comp 1.

 
  • Comp 1 TG (Kelowna)
    • OGC October 9-11 (registration closes October 3rd)
    •  Participants must be Foundations TG trained

 

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For a full list of our upcoming events and courses, check out our events calendar!
See the full GBC calendar

Coaching & Judging Education

Want to host a Gymnastics BC course in your area? Contact Bobbie Worrall (bworrall@gymbc.org, 604-333-3495) to find out how.
The following coaching courses have been added to Gymnastics BC's calendar:

 

Comp 1 TG (Kelowna) 

  • October 9-11 (Register by October 3rd)
Foundations Theory (virtual) 
  •  October 21st (Register by October 17th)

Foundations Theory (virtual) 

  • November 6th (Register by October 31)

Foundations Introduction (Langley) 

  • November 7th (Register by October 31)
Foundations Active Start (West Vancouver) NEW
  • November 7th (Register by October 31)

Foundations Artistic (Langley) 

  • November 11th (Register by October 31)

Comp 2 WAG (Langley) 

  • Dec 29 – Jan 1 (Register by December 19th)

**If the course registration is closed, but we have not yet passed the registration deadline, it is because the course is full**

We will continue to add new courses throughout the province as quickly as possible! If your club wishes to host a course please make sure to fill out the survey which was sent directly to club contacts. 

If you have any questions about this course or coaching gymnastics in B.C., please contact us at coaching@gymbc.org or 604-333-3493.

 
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Club Coordinator 
Coaches Needed 
GymBC Seeking WAG AND MAG Coordinators  
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Instructional/Recreational Coach Wanted
Front Desk Administrator (Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics) 
Recreational Coach Wanted 
Splitz Gymnastics is seeking a Team Leader 
Front Desk Receptionist (part time) 
Active Start / CanGym / Daytime Coaches 
WAG/DEVELOPMENTAL COACH 

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Contact Us

Nigel Loring, CEO, ceo@gymbc.org 
Christine Ormerod, Technical Director, cormerod@gymbc.org
Catherine Dubinsky, Member Services Manager / Bookkeeper, cdubinsky@gymbc.org
Nathan Kindrachuk, Safety Officer, nkindrachuk@gymbc.org
Keara Urquhart, Recreation Program Manager, kurquhart@gymbc.org
Bobbie Worrall, Events Manager, and Coaching, bworrall@gymbc.org
Momona Komagata, WAG Coordinator, mkomagata@gymbc.org
Thorstein Fischer, MAG Coordinator tfischer@gymbc.org 
Debbie McBoyle, TG Coordinator, dmcboyle@gymbc.org

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.
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