JUNE NEWS FROM THE KAMLOOPS SPORTS COUNCIL!
Dear Tournament Capital Volunteers, 
Lets come together Kamloops! We have the chance to win $150,000!!  Be sure to read up on all the things going on in our community right now.

Community Better Challenge

Kamloops has the chance to win the prize of $150,000 dollars and be crowned Canada's Most Active Community.  This is a great opportunity to receive this prize and put the money towards physical activity improvements in our city.

The challenge will run from May 31st- June 16th. All that you have to do is get active !!
It's as simple as downloading the ParticiPACTION app on Apple Store, or Google Play to begin tracking your minutes.  The more you track, the greater the chance our community would have of winning.  You also have the chance to win many great prizes for yourself while using the app. 
 
We are encouraging organizations, schools, sports groups and workplaces to participate and track their minutes as a team. 
For more information please visit the Community Challenge Website here
 
 Below is the link  to sign up as an individual or as a team if you do not have access to the app. 
 
 You contribution to the potential title of Canada's Most Active Community is greatly appreciated!! 
 
Let's Get Together and Get Active !! 

For more information please contact Katie Klassen at KKlassen@pacificsport.com




Have you bought your 50/50 tickets yet? 
You only have a few days left!
All proceeds will go to KidSport Kamloops.  
To purchase your ticket and get the chance to win the jackpot and support a great cause follow the link  here .  The last day to purchase your ticket will be on June 4th, 2019. 
Good luck to everyone!!   
We appreciate your support. 



IGNITE Athlete Development Program

We are now accepting applications for the Fall session-Apply today!
This is a multi-sport fundamental athletic skills program, with a focus on 3 movement streams: Sprint Training, Strength Training & Gymnastics. Goal of the program is to develop and improve fitness and athleticism in athletes, ages 13-17, with a curriculum that is designed to compliment sport-specific training.
*Application for the Fall Session will be due by 4:30pm on June 25th, 2019
  • 2 sessions per week (Mon/Wed)
  • Date: Sept-Feb
  • Location: Tournament Capital Centre, Kamloops
  • Cost: $450 (22 weeks)
  • $600 PacificSport Scholarship Awarded to successful applicants (program value $1050)
For more details check out our IGNITE event page on our website.



The 9th Annual North Face Dirty Feet 6 hour bike relay on June 9th in Kamloops.  The event will be in Kenna Cartwright Park with the apres wrap up at Red Collar Brewery.  You can register to ride solo, or in teams of 2 or 4 people.  For more details and to sign up click the link below. 


For the 2nd year The North Face Dirty Feet Beat The Buzzer run on June 22nd. 
This event offers a 6km course where the race starts over again every hour on the hour. Run 6km then get ready and run it again for as long as you want or until you cannot finish the lap in under the hour mark. Lots of events going on at this event including little challenges along the way and lots of prizes! It's summer solstice weekend so there's plenty of daylight.
You can register for under 6 hours or over 6 hours - finishers medal for all everyone or belt buckle for solo 100km runners. You can find out more or register at this link.
 
BMX USA/CANADA is coming to Kamloops!! 
We need some volunteers on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday . Please call 250-554-7377 if you are interested in helping.
 Come on out to Ord road watch some world class racing and help out a fellow sports organization!!


Kamloops Ball Hockey League is proud to be hosting the 2019 BC Provincials Championships on July 5-7th at 
McArthur Island.  
Our league is currently seeking local support in our efforts to improve the event and ensure we host even more tournaments in the future!  We are seeking volunteers, donations for raffle tables and/or player of the game awards, and even just spectators!  All proceeds from our raffle table and 50/50 
will go towards the creation of a local youth program. 
If you have any questions or are interested  in  supporting 
please contact: 

Zach Moffat 
 (250) 320-3294  
kamloopsballhockey@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!




Are you keen on wellness and want to volunteer your time?  
We have the event for you!! 
A full day premiere wellness event is taking place on June 1st at the Kamloops Coast Hotel & Conference Center and they are looking for a couple candidates to assist them.  
Here is a link to their website to learn more and to reach out if you are interested in volunteering your time.  





We believe that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. KidSportâ„¢ provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport.
 
KidSport Kamloops is a local chapter of KidSport Canada.  Funds raised locally are spent locally and are distributed as grants to cover registration and/or equipment fees associated with participation in a season of sport.
 
For more information please email us at  kidsportkamloops@gmail.com or call 250-828-3822.
You can also follow us on Twitter for updates  @KidSportKam

Sincerely,

Kamloops Sports Council