Section Awards - Volunteers & Clubs


Section Volunteer Award

This award recognizes an active Club and/or Region volunteer whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants, and is a role model for other volunteers, coaches and skaters.

This award will be presented to one person in each of the nine Skate AB|NT|NU Regions. The Region winner will be selected by the Local Region Awards Selection Committee. An overall Section Winner will then be selected from the Region winners by the Skate AB|NT|NU Awards Selection Committee. The Award will be presented to the Section winner at the Skate AB|NT|NU Annual Awards Banquet.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://skatecanada.wufoo.com/forms/q1docrld1o7hmko/

Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023 at midnight MT

Marilyn Chidlow Volunteer Award

The Marilyn Chidlow Volunteer Award recognizes the efforts of grassroots volunteers who work diligently to ensure club skating programs and skating family members are successful. In support of volunteers dedicated to the Section’s Clubs and Skating Schools, the Section would like to recognize one volunteer in each club and skating school per year. In recognition, a lapel pin and certificate will be provided to the recipients of this award.

The Marilyn Chidlow Volunteer Award is a once in a lifetime award. Please refer to the list of past recipients prior to submitting a nomination:

Marilyn Chidlow Volunteer Award Recipients Archives (Updated August 3, 2022)

Nomination Form: https://skatecanada.wufoo.com/forms/q3qekzd1h22sd0/

Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023 at midnight MT

25 & 50 Year Service Award

Recognizes volunteers who have contributed 25 and 50 years of service to the sport of figure skating.

Club and/or Region volunteer whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants, and is a role model for other volunteers, coaches and skaters.

Nomination Form: https://skatecanada.wufoo.com/forms/q2yhj8k1myhrcv/

Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023 at midnight MT


Section Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award (formerly the National Award)

This award recognizes an individual for their dedication and contribution to the discipline of synchronized skating in Skate AB/NT/NU.

Nominations for the Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award will be submitted to the Section and one winner will be determined by the Skate AB|NT|NU Awards Selection Committee. The award will be presented at the Skate AB|NT|NU Awards Banquet.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://skatecanada.wufoo.com/forms/rqsv4ss1p16iqg/

Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023 at midnight MT



National Awards – Volunteers & Clubs

National Volunteer Award

This award recognizes an active Club and/or Region volunteer whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants, and is a role model for other volunteers, coaches and skaters. This individual has a minimum of 10 years volunteer work with the sport of figure skating.

Nominations for the National Volunteer Award will be submitted to the Section and one winner will be determined by the Skate AB|NT|NU Awards Selection Committee. This award will be presented at the Skate Canada Ice Summit to one person from each of the ten Sections.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://skatecanada.wufoo.com/forms/q1rady7m1haioxp/

Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2023 at midnight MT


National Club/Skating School Award

This award will be presented to one club or school that demonstrates exceptional performance, exemplifies Skate Canada values, maintains, or increases its registration, meets or exceeds all program delivery standards, demonstrates strong collaboration among its volunteers, coaches and administrators, employs innovative marketing and social media strategies and cultivates a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://forms.office.com/r/13AWNciQii

Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2023, 9:55pm MT

National Event Volunteer Award

The purpose of the Skate Canada Event Volunteer Award of Excellence is to recognize the dedication and achievements of the volunteer in this category.  The recipient will be selected for his/her unique advancement and outstanding contributions to our sport in the successful execution of an international or domestic event hosted by Skate Canada during the past year.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://forms.office.com/r/Rg8Vvj31PG

Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2023, 9:55pm MT

National Operational Committee Member Award

This award will recognize a current Operational Committee Member who reinforces and embodies Skate Canada’s values and provides exemplary service to the organization.

Criteria and Nomination Form: https://forms.office.com/r/WTkJKKWVX7

Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2023, 9:55pm MT


If you have any questions you can contact the Section Office at:
info@skateabnwtnun.ca
1-(866)-294-0663