Jozo Weider Newsletter Volume 8

  • Thursday, January 28, 2016

It was a great weekend of racing for our athletes!  Many of our athlete found there way into the top ten in their races this weekend!  Congratulations to everyone!

U12 Rockets: 4 girls, 5 boys in top 10.
U16 Jackals: 7 boys, 2 girls in top 10.
U14 Astro/Wings: 4 boys in the to 10.
U14 Division 1: 2 boys in the top 10.
At the the time of writing we are still waiting on the U12 Supernovas official results to be posted on ACA.


U12+ Banquet Tickets Going Fast

There are just a few spots remaining for the U12 - U16 banquet taking place the evening of March 5th. If you still need to pay for tickets, please visit the volunteer table at lunch on SATURDAY JANUARY 30th from 12:00 noon to 12:30. Please note that the price goes up by $20 per person after next weekend, and the event will likely be sold out by that time.

If you are unable to visit the volunteer table on Saturday, please send an email by no later than Sunday January 31 to Dayle Leishman to indicate that you would like tickets.


Men's Day - Friday January 29

Get ready, get set, it's not to late to join the fun! You can send Ken Blakeley an e-transfer this week to reserve your ticket. Please let him know asap so he can confirm numbers for the restaurants. Here is the itinerary for the day:
Thursday January 28th
Dinner & Drinks (on your own tab) at the Northwinds Brewery in Collingwood.

Friday January 29th - Men’s Day
Breakfast at The Pottery (The Inn)
Ski (scavenger hunt, totally optional gates, coaching tips, even more optional speed gun, etc.)
Lunch at Rusty’s
Men’s Day Gift
Beer (totally optional…but definitely available)
Price: $100 for seasons pass holders / $125 (includes lift ticket if needed)



Ladies Day - New Date - March 4

Ladies Day has been changed from February 12th to March 4th. We apologize for any confusion and inconvenience.

The fun starts at Kaytoo for breakfast, followed by a morning of skiing, on-hill games, radar gun and racing. Non-skiers are more than welcome as we head back to Kaytoo at noon for lunch, games, prizes and shenanigans. Feel free to bring a friend or two - it promises to be a highly entertaining day. Tickets are $135 and will be available for sale this weekend at the Inn. If you would like to help out with Ladies Day or can contribute a prize, please email Mareka Ellis-Smith.



To all of the volunteers, Rob Crossan, Nikki Waite, Blue Mountain race crew and staff, thank you for helping make the U14 Division 1 race this past Sunday a success. The U14 Division 1 Team sincerely thanks everyone and appreciates the commitment shown to the athletes, the Jozo Weider Race Club and for helping deliver a positive race experience.

Thank you from the U14 Division 1 Team

A Message From Rob Crossan

I would like to thank all the volunteers who helped make our U14 Div 1 race a success. Even though they may not have had a son in the race they understood that this event was taking the Jozo Weider Club to a new level. The Technical Director commented on what a great event it was and how on time every thing was. Way to go Jozo!




Picture Day

Picture Day is this weekend. Pictures will be taken on the side of the hill just up from the Inn. We would like a parent volunteer to assist organizing the groups. If you would be willing to help out, please email Rob Tankovich.


U10 Two Day Program - First Race

This Sunday, January 31 is the first U10 Two Day House League race. It will be stubby Slalom course set on Smart Alec with a mid hill start. The scheduled start time is 1 PM, however the U16 Jackals have a morning race which may delay the start of the U10 race.

Medals will be presented after the race at the Grand Central Lodge (by the entrance to the Ridge Runner). Parents should be aware that the race will run past the normal 3 PM end time.

Please sign-up to help with the race at Remember to click "submit" once you have entered your name. No experience is necessary to help with the race.

U10 Program - Managers still needed
Please consider volunteering as a manager to help make this season great for your kids. We are still in need of a few team managers for following teams:

2 Day
“Snow Snakes” – coached by Curtis & Sam

1 Day - Saturday
“Peanut Butter Babies” - coached by Savannah, Brynn & Max
“Rock & Roll” – coached by Jen & Maxx

1 Day - Sunday
“Scorpions” – coached by Gioia, Daniel & Max
“Cheese Bomb Diggity” – coached by Mackenzie & Jen
“Super Radical Porcupines” – coached by Savannah, Brynn and Max

If you are interested in being a team manager for one of these teams please contact Peter Skain.



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