Alberta Schools' Athletic Association

Important Dates and Deadlines

 

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!

 

ASAA News and Information

Congratulations are in Order

The ASAA staff and executive would like to congratulate Marg McCuaig-Boyd, who is stepping down from her position on the ASAA executive committee after having been elected in the recent Alberta election and subsequently appointed Minister of Energy. Marg's bright mind will be missed around the executive table. We know she will continue serving our province with dignity. Joyce Loucks (Foothills Composite, Okotoks) has been appointed to complete the remainder of Marg's term.

ASAA Job Advertisement

The ASAA is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Director, Provincial Championships & Student Initiatives. This is a full time position and will be located in Edmonton and is intended to start the first week of September 2015. Application deadline is July 2.

Please click here to see the job posting and how to apply

SUBWAY/Alberta Milk Fundraiser Cards

SUBWAY Fundraiser cards are back for another year and this year another ASAA partner, Alberta Milk has come onboard to be a part of this great promo. Cards will become available in September, but you can pre-order your cards by filling out the order form HERE (click to access).

ASAA 2015 Notices of Motion

Housekeeping Notices of Motion - All Approved by the Board

Notices of Motion WITH RESULTS - updated with new Cross Country NOM

 

Healthy School Sporting Events Video

The ASAA has partnered with EverActive Schools and Alberta Health Services to create a new video highlighting the importance of good nutritional offerings at school sporting events. Take a look at the embedded video, which is part of a campaign that encourages individuals to pause and think differently about consuming unhealthy food at school events where healthy habits are the focus. Watch the video and help spread the word about how you can be involved in creating healthy food environments in school, recreation and community settings!

 

School Sport PSAs Available for School Use

The ASAA, with the support of School Sport Canada is making available some great posters that your school can print off and use in your school. Schools are welcome to print the following PSAs, or alternatively they can connect with ASAA's graphic designer, James Shrimpton, and he can get your logo placed onto the document for $25 (see example here).

Basketball PSA

Education & Sport PSA

Football PSA

Rugby PSA

Volleyball PSA

Tennis PSA

ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct Banner

ASAA Commissioners and staff have created a new ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct banner that will be hung at all provincial championships and schools will also have the ability to purchase a banner and add their school name or logo. Please click on the link below for pricing and ordering information.

Spectator Code of Conduct Banner Information

Banner Template

ASAA Sports & Provincials Related Information

Records Set at Track & Field Provincials

A number of records were set at Track & Field provincials this past weekend in Lethbridge - including this 50 year old long jump record. Here is Lewis Collin after he set the ASAA record with a 6.72m jump, posing with the man he beat, Pat Filipenko, whose record stood for 50 years. Watch the jump below!


2015/16 Golf

2015/16 Golf Wildcard Allocations

 

2015/16 Volleyball Rule Changes

Click here for the new volleyball rule adoptions for the upcoming 2015/16 ASAA volleyball season

2015/16 Additional Berth Allocations for 1A-3A

 

2015/16 Football

2015/16 Draft Football Schedule

 

Coaching Educational Resources

Online Basketball & Volleyball Courses Launch

ASAA is proud to announce that the online coaching courses in Volleyball and Basketball are now available at www.SchoolCoach.ca. Click here to access a press release talking about the launch.

Rugby Alberta Building Blocks

Please click on the link to find out how to shape the game of rugby in Alberta.

http://www.rugbyalberta.com/page/show/1791627-rugby-alberta-building-blocks

Engaging Effectively with Parents Course now free!

ASAA is proud to announce that the online course - Engaging Effectively with Parents - is now free. Available since the launch of ASAAWeCoach.ca in 2011, this course provides input and strategies for dealing with difficult situations that may arise as part of coaching. Check out www.ASAAWeCoach.ca for more information.

Safety Guidelines for Secondary Interschool Athletics

The Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research has published the most recent iteration of their Safety Guidelines resource. Click here to access a free PDF or check out the LRC to purchase a hard copy. Note: You will require a copy of this manual to complete the online Safety Guidelines course from www.ASAAWeCoach.ca - AVAILABLE NOW!

Concussion Course in Group Settings

A number of schools have asked if they can take advantage of a PD day to have all of their coaches take the concussion course in a group with the course being shown on a projector. Yes, this can be done – but in order to ensure ASAA can track which coaches have completed the course you will be required to send a list of all of the coaches who were present for the course, and it must be signed off by your principal. Please fill out a list of all names in the provided template (accessible by clicking here) along with all of the requested information and send the completed template to michael@asaa.ca.

Memos to Schools

Rugby memo, February 2009

Rugby memo, June 2009

Sport Specific School Programs/ Courses/ Academies Policy June 09

Volleyball Net Rule Change September 2009

U16 Rugby Club Play Memo November 2009

Rugby Tours Memo December 2009

Rugby memo, September 2010

Volleyball Official Game Ball Memo February 2011

Team Handball Rule Changes February 2012

Golf Memo Re: Scoring, September 2013

Wrestling Memo, November 2013

Concussion Course Memo, January 2014
Rugby & Track Provincial Dates Survey Results

News and information from other groups

FIBA Americas Women's Championship

Edmonton is hosting the women's basketball Olympic qualifier this summer from August 9-16. Be part of the home court advantage and come out to support Team Canada! Click here for ticket information.

ParticipACTION Teen Challenge Grant Opportunity

Teen Challenge aims to inspire Canadians aged 13-19 to become more active and to help youth challenge themselves and their friends to get moving. Striving to eliminate the inactivity crisis in Canada, Teen Challenge helps youth to take initiative and identify creative, exciting ways to add daily activity into their lives. Need funding for these initiatives? Community organizations, schools, charities, and not-for-profit organizations may apply for grants several times within a year, pending funding availability.Visit the Teen Challenge website to apply