MAY NEWS FROM THE KAMLOOPS SPORTS COUNCIL!
Dear Tournament Capital Volunteers,
Another April session of the Legacy Performance Games have passed and we could not be happier with the great turn out and enthusiasm for the games this year! Partnering with RugbyFest and including them under our Legacy Games umbrella proved to be a great addition to our games, and has ensured RugbyFest will continue to grow in our community, a tournament we would not want to see Kamloops loose.Thank you to everyone to helped make this weekend a success!
We are in full swing here at the Kamloops Sports Council preparing for the next exciting events to come. Take a read below to see if any of our upcoming volunteer opportunities sound right for you. We look forward to seeing many of our Tournament Capital Volunteers again! 

Want to see our athletes in action? Check out photos from this years games on our FACEBOOK page!

Curious who took the GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE medals? You can find the results HERE .


UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN KAMLOOPS!

We are excited to be working with the Special Olympics again this year to bring the SOBC SUMMER GAMES July 6th- 8th 2017. We will be hosting eleven sports in the city, 5 pin bowling, 10 pin bowling, athletics, basketball, bocce, golf, power lifting, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, softball and swimming. 
Volunteering with Special Olympics BC Games is a rewarding and FUN opportunity to make a difference through the power of sport, with a wide range of available roles. Online volunteer registration is now open for our 2017 Provincial Games!  Visit  sobcgameskamloops.ca  and click "Volunteer". 


The 2017 River City Realty Spring Sprint & Kids of Steel Triathlon
The Kamloops Spring Sprint is KTC's longest running race in Kamloops, now run from the outdoor pool in Brock. They are always looking for volunteers to help with race planning, setup, race day tasks, and take down. Without volunteers, this race would not be successful.

Date: Sunday, June 11th | Time: 7:00am - 2:30pm | Location: Brock Pool 
Click HERE for more information and to sign up!

If you or someone you know are interested in participating in this great event click HERE for more information on how to sign up!


Tourism Kamloops is looking for volunteers to join their Visitor Experience Team this summer!


Are you interested in helping showcase our city? Tourism  Kamloops wants to hear from you! They are currently looking  for summer volunteers to join their 'Visitor Experience Team'.  Click HERE for details.



Kamloops International Baseball Tournament is looking for volunteers!

KIBT is in need of volunteers for their upcoming 
tournament (July 6-9th) at Norbrock Stadium for the following roles:

Grounds crew (no experience is needed) |  Front Gate |  Token Sellers
Cleanup Crew  | Security

If you are interested please email jharper@urbansystems.ca 
or call 250-376-6069 and leave a message  and she will get back to you.  For further information please click HERE .




KAMLOOPS ADULT LEARNERS SOCIETY NEEDS YOU!

The Kamloops Adult Learners Society is searching for 5 new board memb e rs needed to keep KALS functioning. This is a great community group offering low cost  engaging classes/courses to seniors in the Kamloops area. 
Volunteer at 236-425-4414  or email info@kals.ca for more information. 

More information on the society can be found on their website HERE.


Volunteers Needed For Kamloops Ridge Runners upcoming Blackwell Dairy 3km and 15km Race 

The Kamloops Ridge Runners are looking for volunteers for their upcoming Blackwell Dairy Race on May 28th. The following roles are available:

16 people for traffic control on course.
  6-8 people for water stations (3-4 per station)
  4 people for lead/sweep cyclists (1 lead and 1 sweep per)
  3-5 people f or equipment pick-up and/or drop-off
  2-4 people for course set-up
  4-8 people for race day registration and bib pick-up
2-3 people for food prep and prizes

Please email jon.shephard@hotmail.ca for further questions regarding this race. More details can be found HERE.


Game Day Vol unteers for the Kamloops Broncos


The Kamloops Broncos are looking for game day volunteers for the following positions  during this years football season!

Merchandise tent : 2 positions - Sales of Kamloops Broncos apparel, and collection of merchandise orders (cash, and credit transactions).
 
Front gate: 4 positions - ticket sales/season ticket sales, main gate entry may include bag checks, money transactions, entry stamps and ticket tearing.
 
Beer Garden: 2 positions -Sale of liquor. (Serving it Right required).
 
If you are interested in being a part of the Kamloops Broncos game days please reach out to Carollyne Smith at (250) 682-7701, or by email at cssmith@kamloopsbroncos.com.

TOURNAMENT CAPITAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The Tournament Capital Volunteer Program is a Sports Council initiative aimed at providing recognition to the many volunteers who contribute so much to our community throughout the year. Draws have happen on a monthly basis until Volunteer Week at the end of April, where we gave away prizes to 6 volunteers! 

The six lucky winners have their choice of a Tournament Capital Volunteer 3/4 zip pull over, jacket or bag. The names have been drawn and our winners for Volunteer Week are:

Wendy Nielson
Kayle Tjomsaas
Melanie Berry
Bill White
Donna Rheault
and last but not least, Lisa Lake!

Thank you to everyone who has put in volunteer hours over the last year, the community of Kamloops is so lucky to have so many dedicated people helping make all our events successful!

We will empty our draw barrel and start collecting names for another year. In order to be eligible all you have to do is volunteer at an event that the Kamloops Sports Council manages the volunteers for- it's that easy! Upcoming events include the 2017 Special Olympic BC Summer Games, 2017 Ribfest and the 2017 BrewLoops Beer & Bike Festival.... just to name a few! 


North Face Dirty Feet
 
The North Face Dirty Feet 6 Hour Mountain 
Bike Relay & Beer is happening on June 11th 
at Kenna Cartwright park in Kamloops.

Interested in taking part in this great event? Find all the details on the race and how to sign up HERE.

TEAM MEALS FOR ALL SPORTS TEAMS PLAYING IN KAMLOOPS!



Reubin's Diner wants to cater your sports teams with fantastic meal and bagged lunch options! 
For full menu options and pricing please click HERE.
Upcoming FREE event celebrating Tennis Day in Canada May 13th!

Kamloops Tennis Centre will be hosting activities to celebrate! Rackets will be provided for juniors and adults if needed. (or bring your own)

 10:30am - 10:40am - Welcome
 10:40am - 11:10am - Red Ball lesson - adults and juniors.
 11:10am - 11:30am - Skill Stations
 11:30am - 11:45am  - Mix and Split Doubles.
  11:45am - 12:10pm - large group game - Around the World Teams
  12:10pm - 12:30 - Junior Exhibition 
  12:30 -  BBQ / Social

This is a FREE event so please bring a friend. If you have any questions please let 
K elly Hu bbard, Tennis Director, know! Visit their website for more details. 


CHECK OUT WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MONTH FROM TOURISM KAMLOOPS!
Tourism Kamloops has put together an information sheet for visitors so they can easily access all that Kamloops has to offer. You can view and download the  information sheet, or check it out on their  website  for more information. 
Fundamental Movement Skills seminar at the TCC!

May 6th 8:30 - 4:00 pm
To register:
call  250-828-3500 
and quote  Program No. 270932 

Or click HERE to sign up!

Learn how to observe, teach, and improve children's Fundamental Movement Skills in this National Coaching Certification program.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN MAY 2017
Check out a TRU Wolfpack Baseball Game - Click HERE for their schedule
Wildside Enduro at Kamloops Bike Ranch - May 6 -7 | Details  HERE .
BC Gymnaestrada at the TCC - Sunday, May 28 | Details  HERE .
Heart & Stroke Foundation Big Bike -  May 31st | Details and sign up HERE

Sincerely,

Sports Council
Kamloops Sports Council