Olympic, World Juniors, U23 Trials and AB Cup 3&4

January 5 - 11, 2022

Canmore Nordic Centre, Canmore, AB


Date: January 5 - 11, 2022

Canmore Nordic Centre, Canmore, AB

Sunday’s Scheduled Mass Start Changed to Individual Start Format at  

Olympic and World Junior/U23 Championship Trials and Alberta Cup in Canmore 

CANMORE, Alta.—In a continued effort to further mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19 while providing a fair and competitive opportunity, Nordiq Canada in partnership with the Organizing Committee andNordiq Alberta have changed Sunday’s race format from a mass start to individual start race. The following change will apply to all events and categories scheduled for Sunday, January 9. 

 Athletes in the Open/U23/U20 categories will now compete in a women’s 15-kilometre free technique individual start distance race, while the men each take the line for a 30-kilometer free technique individual start distance race.  

 All athletes competing in the Alberta Cup will also compete in their respective distance, but with an individual start instead of a mass start.  

 An updated schedule will be posted and distributed when complete.  

Course Details

AB CUP WJuniors OLY Qual. 2022 courses v7

Sunday Courses V2


Age Categories

Age Categories for Races
Category Year of Birth
U8 2014-2015
U10 2012-2013
U12 2010-2011
U14 2008 - 2009
U16 2006 - 2007
U18 2004 - 2005
U20 2002 - 2003
U23/Open 2000-2001
Para Nordic No Age Limit
Masters 1991 & earlier



Wed, Jan  5 Training
Thurs,Jan 6
  • World Juniors/U23
  • Olympic Trails
  • Nordiq Cup
 Free Technique Sprints U20&Open
Fri, Jan 7 Training
Sat, Jan 8
  • World Juniors/U23
  • Olympic Trails
  • Nordiq Cup
  • Alberta Cup 3
Classic Technique  

Interval Start

Open Women 10km
Open Men 15kmU8-U18, Masters
Sun, Jan 9
  • World Juniors/U23
  • Olympic Trials
  • Nordiq Cup
  • Alberta Cup 4
Free Technique Individual Start PN-Sit

U20 & Open

Women 15km/Men 30k

U8-U18, Masters, PN

Mon, Jan 10 Training
Tues, Jan 11
  • Nordiq Cup
Classic Technique Sprint U20 & Open


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Important Dates: Registration opens 12/14/2021 and closes 01/02/2022

Registration Closed


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Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge and Pocaterra Inn

Canmore Inn & Suites


About Us


Competition Jury
  • Chief of Competition:   Masten Brolsma
  • Technical Delegate:Ian Sibbald
  • Assistant Technical Delegate: Scott Puskas
  • Competition Secretary: Allison Stephen and Michelle Gartner
  • CCA Rep: Ivan Babikov

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