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Celebrating Sport in Alberta

The Conference sessions are designed around 5 key elements of sport, including:

  • Sport is led by Quality Coaches – sessions delivered by representatives of the Coaching Association of Canada
  • Sport Organizations demonstrate Excellence – sessions being delivered by respected Industry Professionals
  • Sport Reflects the Principles of Athlete Development – sessions being delivered by representatives from the Sport for Life Society
  • Sport is Safe and Ethical – a key focus will be on Concussions in Sport
  • Sport is Inclusive and Accessible to Under-Represented and Marginalized Populations – the primary focus will be on increasing female participation in sport

Throughout the Conference athletes, coaches, officials, leaders, event hosts and volunteers will be recognized for their contributions to Alberta’s sport system.

Awards Banquet

The 2016 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards and the 2017 Sport Recognition Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Alberta Sport Leadership Conference. The Athlete and Team of the Year Awards recognize and celebrate the significant achievements, performances and contributions of Alberta's amateur teams and athletes. The award winners are outstanding role models who inspire other Albertans to higher achievements at the recreational or competitive level. The Sport Recognition Awards acknowledge the tremendous impact and outstanding achievements made by coaches, coach developers, officials, and volunteers in the Alberta sport delivery system. All of the awards will be presented at the Celebrating Sport in Alberta Recognition Awards Banquet on Friday April 28th, 2017 in Banff. For more information on the awards and nomination forms, please check out the Alberta Sport website.

Sport Recognition Award

Conference Sponsors

Opening Keynote and Networking Social Sponsor

2017 Alberta Sport Awards Banquet Sponsor

Celebrating Sport in Alberta Luncheon Sponsor