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2023 BC Long Track Championship – Fort St. John, BC

BC Long Track Championship and FUNale Athletes


This meet is the largest Long Track competition in the Province. It is open to skaters from 4 years to 100!  Time standards are in effect for the Championship.

January 20 2023 – January 22 2023

Pomeroy Sport Centre, 9324 96 Street, Fort St. John, BC, Canada

Meet Coordinator: Katharine North

Skater List



FUNale-out of province and all ages Variety of MS and OS  races as per SSC age recommendations
Pre-Youth 500m MS , 300m MS, LT relay, 1200m MS, 1000m MS
Youth 500m OS, 300m MS, 4 lap Team Pursuit, 1500m MS, 1000m MS 7 lap MS
Neo-Junior 500m OS, 1000m OS, 1500m OS, 3000m OS
Open Womens 500m OS, 1000m OS, 1500m OS, 3000m OS
Open Mens 500m OS, 1000m OS, 1500m OS, 3000m OS
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own armbands but they will be available at the event.
  • A BCSSA Long Track Academy will be held on Friday January 20th with skating and off-ice training.
  • Open practice ice will be available to all participants in BC LT Championship from 4 – 6pm on Friday January 20th
  • Long Track FUNale is an ability based competition designed to maximize age appropriate racing opportunities over two days. It has no time requirements. No results based awards are given for FUNale but there will be skater recognition and sanctioned results will be posted.
  • Officials, coaches and volunteers are required to register via this link (Coaches should be registered by January 12th)
  • Further information may be found on the BCSSA Provincial Championship Competition Bulletin


  • The Pomeroy Group has provided special rates for the events at three (3) local hotels. The details are provided below.
    • Please note that the Stonebridge Hotel is no longer included in this group.

Competition information contact Katharine North

2022 Canada Cup #1 and TEAM BC Canada Winter Games Long Track Selection Trials


Meet Coordinator: Katharine North

Entry Deadline
The entry deadline for Canada Cup 1 will be the Monday December 5th, 2022. 
Entry Criteria
Athletes must be minimum C2 Junior in order to be eligible to compete
In order to be eligible to race in Canada Cup 1, athletes must have achieved a valid qualifying time as listed in Appendix C of the SSC High Performance Bulletin 202
Provinces that are using the Canada Cup 1 for provincial team selection and would like to enter athletes who have not met the time standards listed in Appendix C, will be required to submit the name(s), distance(s), and best time(s) in each Individual Distance to the HPAC-LT minimum of one week prior to the entry deadline of the competition. Skaters whose names have been submitted to the HPAC-LT one week prior to the entry deadline may be added to the entry list of Canada Cup 1 at the sole, full and absolute discretion of the Chair. Should the athlete(s) be added to Canada Cup 1, they will not be included in the official Canada Cup 1 results and as a result will not be included on the Canadian Ranking List. 

BC Athletes please contact Chris Acton for assistance with submitting to the HPAC-LT at by Nov 21, 2022.

• Other athletes may be added at the sole, full and absolute discretion of the Chair.

Day 1Friday Dec 9th500m 1500m500m 1500m
Day 2Saturday Dec 10th1000m 3000m1000m 5000m
Day 3Sunday Dec 11th500m (2) 1000m (2) Mass Start Team Pursuit*500m (2) 1000m (2) Mass Start Team Pursuit*
* Time dependent out of competition race for CWG preparation


Further information may be found on the SSC Event Page or High Performance Bulletin 202

Thursday practice times will be updated and available on the SSC Event Page Other practice ice is by special request and will be at the athletes expense if it is available.

Athletes must bring their own armbands. 

Registration Options & Pricing

Canada Cup 1$110.00
CWG team selection$110.00
Canada Cup 1 & CWG selection trial$110.00

Meet Coordinator contact information:

Phone: 250-262-6590