Wake Team Application for 2020

APPLY BY
APRIL 30

ABOUT THE TEAMS:


The Alberta Wake Teams represent athletes who have a desire and commitment to excel in Wake Sport disciplines. In 2020, the Provincial Teams will include wakesurf and wakeboard.

OPPORTUNITIES:
Being on the team grants many opportunities for skill development, including:

  • having unique early season training opportunities with professional coaches

  • the chance to become an official

  • ongoing coaching and mentorship opportunities

  • involvement in the wake sports community at events

  • and support for attending events and training

Team members get to know other young athletes with the same love of the sport and build lasting friendships.

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM:

To provide training and skill development opportunities to U-18 athletes with the potential to attend and place at Nationals.

 

DEVELOPMENT TEAM:

To provide a training program where commitment and development are the primary focus. This program will strive to develop well-rounded athletes that become ambassadors for the sport and train to become in the top of their division by age 14-16.

SELECTION PROCESS FOR THE TEAMS:

  • Open to U-18 Athletes

  • Amateur athletes only - no professional athletes

  • 16 possible spots, with a maximum of 5 for wakeboard

  • 2020 event and team participation will be considered but an athlete with no prior competition experience may be eligible for the team.

 

REQUIREMENTS AS A TEAM MEMBER:

The athletes selected for the Teams, shall be responsible to submit the following:

  •  A training/goals development plan

  •  Sign an athlete agreement/code of conduct

DEVELOPMENT TEAM:

Athletes determined to meet development status by the committee will have to attend the following to receive their full training subsidy:

  • Attend all 3 Wake Tour stops

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM:

Athletes determined to meet competitive status by the committee will have to attend the following to receive their full training subsidy:

  • Attend all 3 Wake Tour stops + WSWC Nationals (an international event shall be considered in lieu of a regular wakestop).

 

FEES:

Fee's will be $400 - will include a team uniform and a team training clinic.

 

FUNDRAISING:

The Team will hold a fundraiser and sell tickets at each stop.  May either be a 50/50 draw or a Board raffle draw.

SUBSIDY:

Athletes are eligible for $350 in post season subsidies that are based on their event attendance.

Deadline is APRIL 30, 2020

Wake Team Application for 2020

 

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Water Ski & Wakeboard Alberta

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