2019 NWT Speed Skating Championships

The NWT Amateur Speed Skating Association invites you to attend the 2019 NWT Speed Skating Championships, March 9-10, 2019 in Yellowknife, NT. 


Download the Championships Information Package and Waiver (waiver is included in the online registration)

About the Meet: 

  • Ability format. Skaters will be ranked based on seed times, and groups will be selected based on these seed time rankings. This is a modified ability meet, meaning that skaters will race against boys and girls with similar seed times to their own. 
  • Relays will be skated if there is time at the end of the competition. Relay team selection will be discussed at the Coaches Meeting.
  • Skaters aged 5 and under (on or before June 30, 2018) are in the Rocket category and skate only at lunch on March 9. Skaters aged 6 and up race all day. 
  • All skaters must wear the required gear or they will not be permitted to race
    • Rockets: ASTM F 1849 certified helmets or CSA-approved helmets (those used for hockey, snowboard/ski and skateboarding only), cut-resistant gloves or mitts, and knee pads. 
    • All other skaters must wear the following protective equipment: ASTM F 1849 certified helmets 2or CSA-approved helemts, safety glasses with strap, bib-style neck guard, cut-resistant gloves or mitts, knee pads, and shin pads. 
    • Skaters T2T and older must wear a cut-resistant undersuit or cut-resistant skin suit. 

Online Registration (includes waiver): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7Qsc4EAOJn6rUE4OIYW3IHLqpjbmiO8CPoJivQXSLT3vBQ/viewform
Fees: All divisions $45/skater; Rockets are FREE! 1

  1. Clubs outside of Yellowknife 
    • Make cheques payable to NWT Amateur Speed Skating Association (NWTASSA)
    • One cheque per club 
  2. Yellowknife Club 
    • Payment may be made by cash, cheque (payable to the Yellowknife Speed Skating Club) or EMT (send to ykspeedskating.reg@gmail.com. Please be sure to use the password “yellowknife” and indicated which skater your transfer is for.)

Entry Format and Deadline:

  • Coach or Club representative: Please complete one summary sheet per club including seed times for all skaters
  • Email summary sheets to NWTASSA Sport Director, at nwtspeedskating@gmail.com by midnight Monday, Febraury 25, 2019
  • Any changes or potential scratches should be sent as soon as possible. 

Late entries are not guaranteed participation. If participation is possible, the registration fee will be double. 

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 NWT Speed Skating Championships. 

For more information contact NWTASSA Sport Director:
Melanie Thompson / Sport Director
nwtspeedskating@gmail.com / 867-446-0000