September 23 - 30, 2017 marks the third annual National Coaches Week and we’re asking Canadians everywhere for your help celebrating! Whether you are from a National Sport Organization, Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization, club, or you are a coach, parent, or athlete, we want your help saying ‘thanks!’ to coaches from coast to coast.
Join the conversation on social media using #ThanksCoach and #CoachesWeek. Download the National Marketing Kit here!
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN BC?
SURPRISE, COACH! CONTEST
Submit a video (30 seconds or less) of your sport team, club or association that demonstrates how much you appreciate your coach.
The winning entry will be awarded $750 towards team expenses ie. travel expenses, equipment, uniforms, team celebration, etc.
HOW DO I ENTER?
Post your video (less than 30 seconds) to Facebook or Instagram. Include:
- The name of the team or club
- What the money will be used for in the description/caption
- Why you appreciate your coach
- Tag viaSport BC in the post
- Include the hashtag #SurpriseBCcoach in the post
HOW DO I WIN?
- Follow/like viaSport BC on Instagram and/or Facebook
- Post your video using the hashtag #SurpriseBCcoach & tag viaSport BC
- Each video will be evaluated on creativity, intention/impact (why you appreciate your coach) and fun [5 points each]
- *Make your Facebook posts / Instagram profile public so that we can view your video
CONTEST DETAILS & FAQ
- All entries must be posted between 4pm PT, August 24 2017 and 11:59pm PT, September 30 2017
- By entering our contest, the entrant consents to the release of their video for promotional use by viaSport BC, and Provincial and Regional sport organizations. Entrants must own the rights to the video.
- Sport teams/clubs/associations must be based in British Columbia
- The winning video on behalf of the team/club/association will be contacted via Facebook or Instagram in the beginning of October
- In order to receive payment, the winning entry must fill out an ‘Intention of Use Agreement’ form
Have more questions? Check out our Contest FAQ.
ATTEND NCCP COURSES FOR $10!
Register for any National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) multi-sport course that's hosted by viaSport's Regional Alliance for only $10! See the calendar below for more details!
COACHES WEEK NCCP COURSES
Coach Developer Conference
The 2017 Coach Developer Conference is a multi-sport event open to all NCCP Coach Developers. Registration is still open! Don't miss an opportunity to network and learn from sport leaders representing a variety of sports and from all over Canada.