About the Awards

Alpine Canada’s national awards program recognizes outstanding performance and contributions in the sport of ski racing. Alpine Canada recognizes various categories to honour recipients for their dedication, athletic success, performance and passion for the sport of ski racing. The national awards program also recognizes the invaluable contributions of key stakeholders in the ongoing success of our athletes and sport.

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The following award categories are recognized by ACA:

  • Audi Athlete of the Year

    Cast your vote for your favourite Canadian ski racer and show your support for Canada’s fastest alpine, para-alpine and ski cross athletes!  All Canadian athletes competing in one or more FIS World Cup races, are eligible for athlete voting. Your vote will be an important factor in the determination of the Audi Athlete of the Year.

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  • Coach of the Year

    The Coach of the Year Award recognizes outstanding coaching performance at the high performance and club level that results in exceptional athlete advancement in alpine, para alpine and ski cross. Nominate a coach who you believe deserves recognition.

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  • Volunteer of the Year

    Recognize a volunteer in the sport of ski racing who has made an extraordinary contribution to their club, province or territory, and to the sport in general. Nominate a volunteer who has gone above and beyond for Canada ski racing.

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  • Club of the Year

    The Ski Racing Club of the Year is awarded to one or more Canadian Ski Racing clubs that has distinguished themselves in providing exceptional ski racing programming, supporting the development of athletic success. Nominate a club the continually stands out above the rest.

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  • Resort of the Year

    The Ski Resort of the Year is awarded to one or more Canadian Ski Resorts who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to Canadian ski racing, through support of local, provincial or national ski racing programs, including training, competition and related activities. Nominate a resort that exemplifies dedication to the sport of Canadian ski racing.

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  • Builder Award

    ACA recognizes each year the extraordinary contributions of one or more individuals to Canadian Ski Racing. This is granted at the discretion of the Selection Committee and is intended to recognize one or more individual’s lifetime contributions to Canadian Ski Racing. Nominations should be submitted on or before March 4, 2018

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  • Minogue Award of Excellence

    This award recognizes one emerging ACA athlete who demonstrates excellence in all aspects of their current athletic year. All athletes with three years or less as a member of the National or Development Team, are eligible candidates. The winner of the Minogue Award of Excellence will receive a bursary of $10,000.

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