AWARDS

NOMINATIONS CCNS / SUPPORT4SPORT / NORDIQ CANADA

The strength of Nova Scotia’s cross-country ski community lies within the persevering attitudes of many committed volunteers and athletes. Every spring, CCNS formally recognizes individuals who have made an impact in our sport, along with achievements of our provincial team athletes.

Nominations


Help support dedicated volunteers. Click on the categories below to view award requirements and nomination form. Submission deadline is March 31st, yearly. Successful recipients are entered for corresponding Support4Sport Awards, overall provincial categories.

Categories

Coach / Instructor of the Year

Volunteer of the Year

Official of the Year

Corporate Sponsor of the Year

Freda Wales Memorial Award

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Volunteer Award Recipients 2019

CCNS AWARDDESCRIPTION2019 RECIPIENTS
Volunteer of the YearRecognizes dedication to advancing the sport &/or athletes.Rosemary Algar
Coach / Instructor of the YearRecipients demonstrate exceptional commitment to athletes.Lilla Roy
Official of the YearLeadership and dedication by volunteer officials.N/A
Corporate Sponsor of the YearOutstanding support by sponsors who go above and beyond.Seaview Golf and Country Club
Freda Wales AwardRecognizes a woman who has made a significant contribution to cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia.Rosemary Algar

Provincial Team Athletes Award Recipients 2019

CCNS AWARDDESCRIPTION2019 RECIPIENTS
Athlete of the Year – Jr. FemaleCanada Points List, highest score Fiona McClure
Athlete of the Year – Jr. MaleCanada Points List, highest score Ogen Newcomb
Athlete of the Year – Sr. FemaleCanada Points List, highest score Maggie McClure
Athlete of the Year – Sr. MaleCanada Points List, highest score Colin Ward
Bryan Scallion Award – FemaleNS Provincial Championships, fastest timeEvent cancelled
Brayan Scallion Award – MaleNS Provincial Championships, fastest timeEvent cancelled
Sue Hill AwardMost ImprovedGrace McIntyre

Historic Recipients

View award recipients from previous years (click here – PDF). Coming soon.

Articles


Volunteer of the Year 2020 – Lorenzo Caterini

Posted: June 7, 2020 | Cross Country Nova Scotia is proud announce Lorenzo Caterini as 2019-20 Volunteer of the Year. Caterini is President of Halifax Nordic Ski Club and Head Groomer… (article)

Freda Wales Award 2020 – Deirdre Evans

Posted: June 22, 2020 | Cross Country Nova Scotia is pleased to announce Halifax Nordic Ski Club’s Deirdre Evans as the recipient of our 2020 Freda Wales Memorial Award, which… (article)

Support4Sport Awards


The Support4Sport Awards honours the achievements of Nova Scotia’s athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and sponsors from sport organizations province-wide. This prestigious event is coordinated by Sport Nova Scotia and typically draws over 600 attendees to the Halifax Convention Centre, annually in June.

Nordiq Canada Awards


Nordiq Canada recognizes that volunteer dedication makes our cross-country skiing communities stronger. Annually, Nordiq Canada presents awards to recipients at the NC Annual General Meeting, typically held in June.

Awards presented by Nordiq Canada are listed below. If you would like to nominate an inspiring volunteer, please visit the NC awards page to learn more (click here).

NORDIQ CANADA AWARDDESCRIPTION
PAST RECIPIENTS
Nova Scotia Volunteers
Dave Reese AwardAwarded to any man or woman
who has made a long-term, out-standing commitment to the sport of cross country skiing in Canada.
The Firth AwardAwarded to any woman who has made an outstanding contribution to cross country skiing in Canada. Linda Murray
2018
North Highlands Nordic
Volunteer of the Year AwardAwarded to men or women who
have made a significant contribution to the local, regional or national development of cross country skiing.
Sponsor of the Year AwardAwarded to the Sponsor or
Supplier who goes beyond the scope of their sponsorship agreement with CCC by making a significant commitment/support to the sport, and to the National Ski Teams.
Media AwardAwarded to an individual, a newspaper publisher, or television station (member of the media) who has taken the time and effort to highlight and portray athletes in the sport, as well as continually writes or publishes
articles and press releases about the sport of cross country skiing.

NOMINATIONS CCNS / SUPPORT4SPORT / NORDIQ CANADA

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