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Jozo Volunteer Newsletter Vol. 26, Issue 9
Feb. 12, 2020.


 
Racing at Blue- Everything You Need to Know

For weekly updates on training, race schedules and results, please bookmark this site and visit it often.

Please also share your photos with us! You can upload them here.

Thanks again for all our great volunteers for helping with races last week and over the season!   If you are looking for a quick refresher, please see our Jozo Gate Judge Guide here.
 

Awards Banquet- March 7, 2020

Jozo Weider Awards Banquet is a few short weeks away so don’t delay purchasing your tickets or you may miss out!

Tickets for racers and parents are only available until this Sunday, February 16th @ our TeamSnap link:  https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/214008. Tickets will not be available after this date.

Remember that Membership is required to purchase Banquet tickets.

A new format will be followed for the night so there will be lots of time for dancing to your favourite tunes!

Purchase Awards Banquet Tickets Here
Membership

Last Day to pick up Jozo hats, Membership cards and Prizes

This Saturday, Feb 15th will be the last day to pick up your Jozo Membership cards, Jozo hats and prizes. Karen Gigliotti will be in the Kandahar room on Saturday, February 15th from 2 pm – 3:30 pm. 

For additional details regarding Membership or the Banquet, please contact Laura Skain or Karen Gigliotti at membership@jwracers.ca

Family Day Weekend

Annual Family Day Weekend Appetizers, Sunday, Feb. 16 @ 3 pm in Weider III at the Inn

Join us after a day of skiing, boarding and racing in the Kandahar and Weider III for appetizers starting @ 3 pm in Weider Room III.

 Annual Family Day Weekend Pot Luck Lunch, Sat. Feb. 15 Weider 3 room at the Inn

Back by popular demand is our annual Pot Luck Lunch.  Have a family recipe that you want everyone to try?  Think you have the best Chili?  Maybe you have the best desert from back home?  Whatever it is please bring it to the Weider 3 room on Saturday Feb. 15 for all to try!  The Apres bar will be setup early that day so please join us for a great afternoon of great food, great community and fun!

Please click here to put your name and what you are bringing to the pot luck

The Jozo Weider Parent Committee will supply paper plates, cutlery and napkins for all.  Please only bring enough food for 10-15 people.  Thanks for your contribution!

Saturday Apres- Family Day Weekend

Our Apres Saturday & Sunday will start @ 12 pm both days so celebrate Family time with your extended Jozo families in the Kandahar room

Meet Members of our Canadian National World Cup Ski Team!!!

Some of our athletes met Erin Mielzynski, Roni Remme and Amelia Smart, all World Cup alpine racers and members of our Alpine Canada Team at the North Face store in the Blue Mountain Village

Alpine Snow TKO FIS Snowboard World Cup


Alpine Snow TKO FIS Snowboard World Cup at Blue Mountain Feb. 29 – Mar. 1, 2020.

 Volunteers Needed

We invite you to be part of FIS Snowboard World Cup history. On February 29-March 1, 2020, Blue Mountain will host the Alpine Snow TKO FIS Snowboard World Cup.

 BE RINGSIDE FOR THE ALPINE SNOW TKO FIS SNOWBOARD WORLD CUP

By volunteering, you will help welcome over 100 global athletes and create a memorable experience for them, their coaches and teams. You will also help represent as the face of Ontario & Canada Snowboard, for over 20,000 visitors to the Blue Mountain community.
    
We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help in all aspects of our event from on the hill (major/minor officials), to in the office and as part of our many amazing partner events.  
Volunteer perks include:

·         Exclusive free volunteer winter jacket from Canada Snowboard’s National Team sponsor

·         Volunteer appreciation package including gifts from sponsors

·         Level 1 Certification Opportunity

·         Exclusive Alpine Snow TKO Swag

·         Opportunity to be a part of a nationally broadcast event

·         Volunteer hours (for educational purposes)

·         Flexible scheduling

·         Making new connections

MORE INFORMATION  

 https://www.alpinesnowtko.ca/en/volunteer/

Ladies Day

Time is running out!  Only a few days left to get your ladies day tickets!

To those ladies that still need to get their tickets you only have couple of days left.  If you are on the fence maybe you saw one of our organizers at Apres modelling just one of this years swag gifts…don’t miss out!

Please join us at Northwinds any time after 8 on Thursday, Feb 13th for a few drinks and a chance to get to know some of the ladies.  We will be posting more detail on the Jozo Ladies Day 2020 WhatsApp chat this week. 

Remember it’s a Gal’entines day Slumber party so bring your comfy PJ’s to relax in after a morning on the slopes!

You can use the QR Code below to get access to the chat.

Buy Ladies Day Tickets
FREE BBQ & Skate for Jozo Members

Thank you Blue Mountain  Resorts for hosting the Jozo Member benefit BBQ this past Saturday!  This is the first time a Jozo exclusive event like this has been held courtesy of Blue Mountain and was well-received by all!  Special thanks to Becki Relihan from Blue Mountain for standing at the front scanning event tickets!  Next Jozo member-exclusive events hosted by Blue Mountain are the skating party and exclusive shopping experience at Blue!  Space for the skating party is limited so please do signup NOW!

Stay tuned for more details about the shopping event!

BMR is also hosting a free skate night on Feb 28 at the skating loop above Orchard.  Same deal with signing up so they know how many tickets to issue.

Link to sign up 

24 Hour Relay at Blue Mountain- Feb. 22-23

Back for a 3rd straight year, the “Jozo Weider” team led by Stefano Mastracci is at it again skiing at Blue for 24 hours, but wait, we now have some competition!  The Jozo “Freestyle Dusk Till Dawn” team led by Chris Haslett is challenging this year!

The Jozo Weider team is the defending Cowan Cup champions and plan to vigorously defend that title while raising much-needed funds for the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital and Special Olympics Ontario!  Oh ya and have a great time doing it all day and night long!

Don’t worry, with 10 team members you only ski for a little over 2 hours which can be split up as you like!  You will probably love it so much (Skiing down Smart Alec with no line-up and nobody on the hill) you will join and ski with teammates just for fun!

To signup please visit www.24hbluemtn.ca  or create your own team.  The event is open to Skiers, Boarders and Walkers, teams can range from 5 to 10 people.

For more information email info@jwracers.ca.  If you can’t join a team please donate and come out and cheer us on!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please sign up to volunteer and enjoy giveaways and special parties!

https://24hbluemtn.ca/volunteer/

We’ll have a couple of gift certificates available to Tesoro’s as a giveaway.   Volunteers are also welcome to the best party of the year at Blue in the Friday night at the Convention Centre as well as the Saturday morning Buffet breakfast in the Cascade Room. 
 

Jozo Jackets & Apparel

KARBON GEAR is here and available for purchase onsite and on our online store, all weekend long... We only have this great "Team Gear Clothing Line" to TRY ON for the next two weekends, and then it disappears until next year! Be sure to visit us in the Jozo Weider Room we will have all sizes in Youth, Adult and Ladies available! 

***Jozo Weider Family and Friends Swag is here and will be ready for pick up! Please see Shannon & Colette in the Jozo Weider Room located near the fireplace to pick up your family order!***

Thank you once again to all who purchased and supported our Club and the volunteer apparel committee this year! We look forward to bringing you some great items again next year! 😃

Shop at our Online Store
Jozo Freestyle Ski & Snowboard
An exciting weekend for the JW Blue Mountain Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Team. The final GROMS competition took place at Devil’s Glen on Sunday with great results from both the ski and snowboard teams.
Latest News Available Here
Team Snap
Friendly reminder that TeamSnap is an initiative from the Jozo Volunteer Committee and not from Blue Mountain Resort. 
Any issues should be directed to teamsnap@jwracers.ca
Latest news from the second Slopestyle GROMS events, Friday night training and results.
Pratte Raffle

Once again Michel Pratte of Pratteski.com has donated prizes for our membership.

His ski camps are a great way for our skiers to build their skills.

Raffle tickets will be sold during Apres-ski in the Kandahar room on Saturdays, as well as at the March 7 banquet when we will have the draw.

Posters are up in the Kandahar room – see the miniature sample here to see the prizes and ticket prices.

BLUE MOUNTAIN UPDATE
From Anna Gerol and the Blue Mountain Team

What’s happening “on snow” the week of Feb. 10th?

Back by popular demand, parents get to test their skiing prowess against their kids!

Team photos are available for viewing and download!

Looking for results, upcoming races or anything “on snow”?

Friday night ski cross training continues, ALL Jozo athletes welcome!

U8/U10 awards this Saturday and Sunday in the Kandahar room as usual!

Weekly Updates Available Here
If you have any questions regarding the on snow program please contact Blue Mountain:
 
Blue Mountain Contact Info
Anna Gerol, agerol@bluemountain.ca, 705-445-0231, ext. 52807
Robert Tankovich, rtankovich@bluemountain.ca
Sean Fuller, sfuller@bluemountain.ca
Race Admin (Abby or Nikki), raceadmin@bluemountain.ca, 705-445-0231, ext. 52808
 
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