ONTARIO MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022
We are excited to confirm the date of Fri. Feb 4 – Sun. Feb 6, 2022 for the Ontario Masters
Championships. The event will take place at Highlands Nordic. The schedule will be similar to other
Friday Classic, 10 km , start time approximately 2 pm
Evening Social (COVID permitting)
Saturday Classic OR Skate, 20 km
Evening Banquet (COVID permitting)
Sunday Skate, 10 km
In the November newsletter we will have more details and links for registration. Please plan to attend, it
will be a great way to celebrate our sport and skiing friends.
CANADIAN AND WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022
It is full steam ahead for the World (and Canadian) Masters Championships, to be held in Canmore, Alberta in
March, 2022. The date will be March 3 – 11, 2022. See details here:
https://www.albertaworldcup.com/information/ The organizing committee is working hard already, and has
the courses up and marked!
And now, registration is open. You can register and get all information here: www.mwc2022.com
To be eligible to participate in MWC 2022 you must be a member of the Ontario/Canadian Masters. (note, that
by registering as a member of Ontario Masters, you are automatically part of the umbrella Canadian
organization. You need not apply or pay a second time! You can do so by going to our website at
www.canadian-masters-xc-ski.ca and click on the Membership link. You will then scroll down to click on the
link to Ontario, which will take you to the Zone4 site.
Finally, as the health and safety of everyone is of utmost priority to the Organizing Committee, to participate
in the World and Canadian Masters you must be fully vaccinated by a vaccine approved in Canada.
WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS RELAY TEAMS
One of the highlights of the World Masters is the Relay event. This will held on March 9, and are 4 x 5 km
relays, with 2 skiers being classic and 2 skiers being free/skate. I have attached the RELAY RULES here.
Please make sure that you read them carefully for eligibility and qualifying rules.
ONTARIO POINTS SERIES 2021/22
We are planning to be able to offer a Points Series this year. We aim to have the 2022 Points Series
information ready for the November newsletter, so that you can get excited about that. If there is anyone who
would like to assist in doing preliminary work in arranging this series, please contact Jane
Our new season membership season began on May 1, at that time, the Zone4 registration for next year became
active. Thanks to everyone who has registered already. For those who have not, I have a link here to the
Ontario/Canadian registration page. https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=26037&lan=1&cartlevel=1
Here is a list of the 29 people who have registered to Oct 14/21:
Todd Randall Wendy Grater Ed de la Plante Ivan MacKenzie
Rauno Makinen Peter Hoffman Greg Lutick Claude Marchant
Mary-Anne Church Catherine Cottell Ed Cottell Werner Schwar
Michelle Gordon Michael Gordon Jane Ravenshaw Marion Tilstra
Woody Woods Paul Kadziora Mark Orzel Susan Kaczmarek
Stan Kaczmarek Carlee Glendenning Stefan Morveit Doug Craine
Nancy Chong Harry Vanderlugt Susanne Vanderlugt Ron Mahler
For those who have not yet registered … do it now!!! Thanks!
ONTARIO MASTERS DIRECTORS
Our Directors and special volunteers for 2021-22
Director – communication & promotions Wendy Grater firstname.lastname@example.org
Director – finance & membership Jane Ravenshaw email@example.com
Volunteer - Loppet Points Series
Volunteer – website/social media Glenn Meeuwisse firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer – Loppet Points Series data tabulation Alan White