2022 President’s Report

NWT Snowboard Association President’s Report   2021-22 Season   The 2021-22 season was not without its complications and challenges, but the NWT Snowboard Association board and riders persevered and we had yet another great season. A lot was accomplished, and the sport still managed to grow during these odd times.   We have two sanctioned clubs in the NWT. Ragged Riders (Yellowknife club) and Slide Zone Shredderz (Fort Smith club) ran regular weekly programs, including youth lessons. Not only do our clubs have to run our snowboarding programs, but they are also responsible to manage the facilities. The core of […]

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2022 NWT Snowboard Annual General Meeting

We are hosting our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in-person and via zoom this year so that all of our amazing members can participate from across the NWT! Let us know if you’d like to join us in-person at the Sport North Building (4908 49 St, Yellowknife, NT) or simply click the link below to tune-in   ___________________________________ Aug 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm Zoom Link: CLICK HERE   Agenda NWT Snowboard Association PO Box 11089 Yellowknife, NT X1A 3X7 867-688-0086 www.nwtsnowboard.ca _____________________________ 2021-22 Annual General Meeting Aug 26, 2022 @ 7:00pm Zoom link: HERE Minutes Roll Call Additions to the […]

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2022 Big Fun!

Slide Zone Shredderz is hosting their annual Big Fun event February 26th and 27th Register now! Participants will have two hour sessions each day with super fun instructors, but that’s not all! Those who pre-register will receive a welcome package, have a chance to win prizes, eat yummy snacks, and vote for the winner of the Spirit of Snowboarding Award, all for the price of $40 (must be a NWT Snowboard member to register).   First Years/ Fundamentals Learn to control your board with standing up, heel edge, toe edge and stopping with a focus on fundamentals Fun and games to […]

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2022 NWT Territorials & AWG/CWG trials

2022 NWT Territorials & AWG/CWG Trials Feb 24 & 25, 2022 Fort Smith, NT Toyota/Canada Snowboard Grom Series Event If you’re interested in competing in territorials sign up now! For any questions email nwtsnowboard@gmail.com Age Categories (See below for AWG/CWG age eligibility) Juvenile Ages 10 – 14 birth year 2011 – 2008 Juniors  Ages 15 – 18 birth year 2007-2004 Open Ages 19+ Location: Fort Smith, NT Located at the end of Marine Drive Travel Subsidies Travel subsidies are still being determined, we will update the website as we confirm Deadlines: Registration deadline is Feb 19, 2022 Covid-19: Any symptoms, […]

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Financial Assistance

Removing Financial Barriers. Sometimes, families need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. We’re committed to helping all families access a range of activities, from boxing to bowling and skating to skiing, and more. Financial Requirements To be eligible for funding for one or more children, families must first meet specific financial criteria as per Revenue Canada’s Low-Income Cut-Offs (LICO) chart. Jumpstart uses the furthest column to the right of the chart for eligibility. Other Funding Requirements Children must fall between the ages of 4 – 18 years old. Funding is allocated to sustained programs […]

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2021 President’s Report

NWT Snowboard Association President’s Report   2020-21 Season The 2020-21 season was not without its complications and challenges, but the NWT Snowboard board and riders persevered and we had one of our greatest seasons yet. A lot was accomplished, and the sport still managed to grow during these odd times. We now have two sanctioned clubs in the NWT. The Ragged Riders (Yellowknife) and Slide Zone Shredderz (Fort Smith). Each club ran regular weekly programs, including youth lessons, and not only do our clubs have to run our snowboarding programs but they are also responsible in managing the facilities. It is not uncommon in the […]

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2021 NWT Snowboard AGM

 NWT Snowboard is hosting their AGM via zoom this year so that all of our amazing members can participate from across the NWT!   Call-in to see what we have planned for this season and consider being apart of our board. Sept 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm   We look forward to hearing from you! Zoom Meeting: Click Here   Meeting ID:847 8007 1464

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2021 Big Fun Snowfest

 2021 Big fun Snowfest Mar 6 & 7, 2021 Fort Smith, NT Toyota/Canada Snowboard Grom Series Event   Sign up now! This March 6th and 7th, our Big Fun Snowfest will be Saturday and Sunday from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. Each rider will have two sessions each day with super fun instructors. Each year this event grows. Last year we had Hay River participate with our club members. This year we have Yellowknife and Fort Simpson planning to make the trip. For those who register, they will receive a welcome package (with a cool surprise), participate with our draw table, yummy […]

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2021 NWT Territorials

2021 NWT Territorials Mar 6 & 7, 2021 Fort Smith, NT Toyota/Canada Snowboard Grom Series Event If you’re interested in competing in territorials sign up here. details below; For any questions email nwtsnowboard@gmail.com Location: Fort Smith, NT Located at the end of Marine Drive Covid-19: If you or anyone you have been in contact with someone in the last 14 days that has Covid-19, showing symptoms of Covid-19 or feeling sick you will not be allowed to attend this event Please abide by all Slide Zone Shredderz and NWT Snowboard Covid-19 regulations At-risk populations include anyone with compromised immune systems, older individuals […]

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2020 NWT Snowboard AGM

Win prizes!   Okay. Now that we have your attention… NWT Snowboard is hosting their AGM via zoom this year so that we not only do our part to keep our members safe but also include people from across the NWT!   Each NWT region on the call will have 1 winner of a $50 gift card from a store in their home community with a $100 gift card draw for all attendees!! Each person on the call will be asked to place their name and community in the chat and we will have a draw at the end of […]

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Big Fun Snowboard Fest

Big Fun Snowboard Fest Fort Smith, NT Fun for all!!   Saturday February 29th –  Sunday March 1st Members: $40 Little Beginners: $30 $15 additional fee for non-members Check out our BIG Air, Rail Jam, Boarder Cross and Slalom. Register HERE

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NWT Snowboard Territorials 2020!

AWG Trials and Territorial will be held on Saturday Jan 25th, 2020! Interested in competing in territorials but not Arctic Winter Games? no problem, sign up here. details below; For any questions email nwtsnowboard@gmail.com Location:  Bristol Pit, Yellowknife NT Event Duration:  10 am – 3:00 pm Event Disciplines: Slalom & Banked Slalom Slopestyle Big Air Gear: Helmets must be worn at all times WARM GEAR! There will be times where you may be standing around. You can always take layers off. Rental gear is available at Bristol Pit if needed Please bring any other protective gear you feel necessary (spine protector, […]

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Arctic Winter Games Trials REGISTRATION!

2020 Arctic Winter Games All of the following information can be found at sportnorth.ca Deadline for registration was DECEMBER 20th! Please follow the links below to register: Here are the 3 steps to complete registration. YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL 3 STEPS OR YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE INCOMPLETE! ___________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Click respective link below to complete registration online. Athlete Coach Chaperone ___________________________________________________________________ Step 2: Submit the consent forms to your regional coordinator! After following the link, consent forms need to be printed, signed and sent to your regions coordiantor, see below;   North Slave:  Bill Othmer, 867-669-8336 Mackenzie: Val Gendron, 867-688-0496 […]

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NWT Snowboard 2019 Annual General Meeting

NWT Snowboard will be hosting the 2019 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Don Cooper Building (4908 49th Street) 1st Floor Boardroom. If you’d like to attend or need more information contact NWT Snowboard Andrew Goodwin Sport Administrator, NWT Snowboard nwtsnowboard@gmail.com 867-688-0086

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NWT Snowboard Annual General Meeting

The NWT Snowboard Association will be hosting the 2018 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Don Cooper Building (4908 49th Street) 3rd Floor Boardroom. If you’d like to attend or need more information contact the NWT Snowboard Association Melanie Thompson Sport Administrator, NWT Snowboard mel@movethenorth.ca

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Ragged Riders GROM Series 2018

Yellowknife Fun-Test caps off 2017-18 for Ragged Riders

Head to Bristol Pit on Saturday, April 14 for the season-ending Yellowknife Fun-Test staged by Ragged Riders. Registration costs $20 – click here for the online registration form. Here’s the schedule for the day: 11:00 Late registration and warm-up 12:00 Events begin Events include… – Banked slalom – Konge Cup slalom – Park Party with rails and jumps! Lunch (burgers, hot dogs and refreshments) is provided. Age categories include Minis (5-7), GROM (8-12), Riders (13-16) and Open (17 and over). This event doubles as Yellowknife’s second GROM Series event of the 2017-18 season. There are great prizes to be won, […]

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AWG 2018

An amazing Arctic Winter Games for NWT Snowboard

Huge congratulations from NWT Snowboard to our coaches and athletes at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games, where Team NT earned 14 ulus! Ben Toner took an amazing gold ulu in the junior male snowboard cross, the territory’s highlight of the week at the stunning Fort Smith hill – big thanks to the Fort Smith club and volunteers for doing such a great job to give us the best venue of the Games. Our athletes won nine silver ulus: Tegan Konge came second in big air, rail jam and snowboard cross as well as overall; Ben Toner was second in big […]

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Podium at 2018 Arctic Winter Games

Team NT snowboarders win 2 ulus on day 1 at Arctic Winter Games

Huge congratulations to Team NT’s snowboarders for a spectacular first day of competition at the Arctic Winter Games in Fort Smith! Tegan Konge and Ben Toner took silver in the rail jam contest at junior level. The results mean the territory’s snowboarders have already exceeded their performance in 2016 and are close to equalling the two silvers and a bronze won by the NWT in snowboarding in Fairbanks four years ago. There are three more events remaining. Full results are posted here. NWT Snowboarding wishes to thank and congratulate all of the organizers, officials, and volunteers who have worked so […]

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Fort Smith

Registration now available for rearranged Fort Smith camp, Feb 17-18

Register here for the rearranged Fort Smith development camp, which now takes place alongside a Big Fun competition and Team NWT training weekend on February 17-18, 2018. There are THREE SEPARATE events taking place on the Fort Smith hill that weekend, as follows: Fort Smith Development Camp This camp is open to all ages with a focus on novice riders and experienced boarders looking to improve their skills. To register for the camp, click here. The camp costs $50 for NWT Snowboard members (including any Ragged Riders or Fort Smith members). Non-members can either register online with a club, register with basic […]

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Registration opens for first NWT Grom Series event in Yellowknife

Register here to take part in the NWT’s opening MAZDA GROM SERIES SPEED AND STYLE at Yellowknife’s Ragged Riders club! Our first Grom Series of 2018 takes place at Yellowknife’s Bristol Pit from 11:30am on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The hill opens for late registration and warm-up from 10:30am. Please register online ahead of time if you can, by following the link above. The Grom Series competitive event is open to 8-12 year olds, with a Territorial Series competition for 13-20 year olds running at the same time. Minis aged 5 to 7 are also welcome to attend and take […]

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