Northern Ontario District Relays March 27 - 28, 2010
Tuesday, 09 March 2010


is proud to host:
NOD RACE 5 & 6
Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club is located in Coleman Township,
just off Highway 11
Near Cobalt, Ontario
Printable Version of this Race Notice is located HERE


Chief of Competition and Chief of Course: Anthony Story
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Chief of Stadium: Dan Lafond
Chief of Timing: Dan Heroux
Competition Secretary: Mary Anne Bardawill This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Volunteer Coordinator: Joanne Beeson


Saturday, March 27, 2010
11:00 a.m. Two Person Team Sprint Relay,
Free Technique
Sunday, March 28, 2010
9:00 a.m. Three Person Multi-Age Club Relays
Classic Technique
For purposes of Calculating NOD Points for Individuals, individual qualifying time trials

Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Dymond Hall, Drive in Theatre Road, Dymond
Township, Temiskaming Shores 6:00 p.m.
Lasagna (vegetarian or meat ), garlic bread , salad, coffee tea, juice and dessert
$15 for adults; $10 for ages 14-19 (Juveniles and Juniors); $8 for ages 13&under
(Midgets and under). Banquet to be paid on zone4 with race registration.

Friday, March 26
6:00 p.m. at the Temiskaming Nordic chalet
Saturday, March 27 7:30 p.m. at Banquet, Dymond Hall

Friday, March 26, 1:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday ‐‐ Two‐person Team Sprint Relays ‐‐ Free Technique
NOD Stickers will be awarded to top‐3 teams in the following Events within each Category:
Mixed teams (one male, one female), Male teams, and Female teams
Saturday events will start at 11:00 a.m.


Age as of Dec. 31, 2009
Years of Birth
Jackrabbit A 6‐7 2002‐2003 2 x 100 m $8 per team
Jackrabbit B 8‐9 2000‐2001 2 x 250 m $8 per team
Mini‐Midget 10‐11 1998‐1999 4 x 250 m $8 per team
Midget 12‐13 1996‐1997 2 x 850 m $8 per team
Juvenile 14‐15 1994‐1995 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Junior Boys/Girls 16‐17 1992‐1993 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Junior Men/Women 18‐19 1990‐1991 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Senior Men/Women 20‐29 1980‐1989 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Masters 30‐59 30‐59 1950‐1979 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Masters 60+ 60+ 1949 and earlier 4 x 850 m $30 per team
Para‐Nordic Standing Development not applicable not applicable 2 x 850 m $8 per team
Para‐Nordic Sitting Development not applicable not applicable 2 x 100 m $8 per team
Special Olympics not applicable not applicable 2 x 250 m $8 per team

Young skiers (and young-at-heart) are encouraged to bring “rock skis” to explore Temiskaming
Nordic’s ski playground and/or to play games on skis after the Saturday Team Sprints.

Sunday ‐‐ Three‐person Multi‐age Club Relays ‐‐ Classic Technique

Please note: a Para‐Nordic and/or Special Olympics relay will be held on the 1‐km loop at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.
Composition of teams (e.g., 2 or 3 skier teams) in the 9:00 a.m. event can be refined to maximize participation.
There will also be some flexibility for para‐nordic skiers (especially Standing) to enter the 10:00 a.m. event.
Cost for the Para‐Nordic relays will be $12 per 3‐person team or $4 per individual.

Event for three‐person Multi‐age Club Relays will start at 10:00 a.m.

Medals awarded to these Events: Mixed (at least one female), Male, and Female.
($28 entry fee per team includes: $4 for the first skier on each team; $9 for the second skier and $15 for the third skier)


 Each team will consist of the following combination of age groups skiing the specified distance(s):
One skier from Jackrabbit A or B or Mini‐Midget, completing 1.0 km
they will tag off to a Midget or Juvenile skier, who will complete a 3‐km leg
the final member of the team will be a Junior Boy/Girl, Junior Man/Woman, Senior Man/Woman, or Masters skier,
who will complete a 6‐km leg


Trail maps will be posted to the Temiskaming Nordic Website

Registration will be handled exclusively online with Zone4. Entries
must be submitted by midnight EST, Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Entries after this date
will not be accepted. Please note waiver requirements, as detailed at bottom of this

Confirmation lists will be posted at Zone4

Cancellation: Any changes will be posted as early as known at emiskaming Nordic Website.

Porcupine Ski Runners is acting as back-up site in the event f inadequate snow cover at Temiskaming Nordic.

Bib replacement fee of $60 for each competitor who does not return bibs.



Results will be posted outside the race office. They will also be available online at Awards will be based on unofficial results so they can be presented as
soon as possible. Saturday awards presented at banquet, Dymond Hall. Sunday awards
presented as soon as possible after the races finish at the chalet.


Waxing areas will be available in heated garage at Temiskaming Nordic. Men’s and
women’s change rooms will be available in the chalet. The kitchen will serve food and
drinks on Saturday and Sunday. Temiskaming Nordic’s chalet includes indoor toilets and
potable drinking water. Indoor washrooms will be supplemented with outdoor facilities
(port-a-potties). Tents will also be provided for additional shelter.

Emergency Medical Services will be available on site. The Temiskaming Hospital is a
15-minute drive from the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club.

All race participants without Cross Country Canada Race Licenses must fill out the Event
Waiver (Printable version located HERE. The completed waivers for all non-licensed
racers must be faxed to 705-672-3325 by noon on Thursday, March 25.

All teams booking must state that they will be participating in the races at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club.
Saturday night banquet will be at Dymond Community Hall, which is just north of New Liskeard, along the Highway 11 Commercial Strip

Lodging options are in order by relative proximity to Banquet site – first two are significantly
closer (a few blocks), last three are all about a 15 minute drive from the Banquet site.
First four choices are all about a 15-minute drive to the Ski Club, whereas number 5 is closer
to the club (about 5 to 7-minutes away from the club).

1-Econo Lodge booked 14 rooms doubles @ 90.00 smoking, and another 6 doubles
non-smoking no cots and will hold until Feb 20th only. No microwave, only fridges.
Also has available 1 single upgrade room @ 133.00 (king size bed) will suit 2 people
(not held).
Contact Sean Mackey 705-647- 7357

2-Auberge Country Inn has blocked 14 rooms for 3 weeks only (roughly until
February 7), not specific re amenities: one room with queen bed, 2 rooms with double
beds, some with microwave and fridge, will be first come first served. Cost: 2 people
75.00, add one more 80.00
Contact 705-647 - 6721


3-Haileybury Beach Motel has available 5 singles (1 double bed and a sofa bed in each)
@75.00, and 6 doubles (2 double beds in each room with 4 rooms having an extra bed)
@ 85.00.
Cannot block these rooms, you need to give them a credit card to book.
Contact 705-672 - 3354

4-Northern Shores Cottages and Motel (Formerly Glen Aura Cottages) has blocked all
she has until March 1 2010. 2 cottages with 2 double beds, 2 cottages with one queen
and one twin, 2 cottages with a double and a twin. Five have kitchenettes (fridge,
dishes, mw), and the 6th has a mw and fridge. Rates are according to number of
people: 1 person: 68.00 + tax, 2 people: 73.00 + tax and 3 people 81.00 + tax. Kids
under 12 are free.
Contact Deb 705-647 – 6153

5-Marsh Bay Tourist Resort has available 2 cottages, each of which will sleep 6 people.
Each cottage is fully equipped with microwave, etc. Cost is $160 per night per cabin.
Cost per cabin would be reduced if three or fewer people were staying in one cabin.
Contact Jim at 705-679-8810


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