Volunteer for the Western Regional Championships!

Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba is thrilled to be hosting Western Regional Championships from April 18-21, 2024. This event will bring close to 300 athletes, as well as coaches and officials from across the Western provinces to Winnipeg’s Canada Games Sport for Life Centre. RGM is seeking volunteers to assist with various roles at the competition. Volunteers will be entered in daily draws and can be provided with a letter of confirmation should they request. 

Roles include front desk/admission table attendant, merchandise table attendant, kitchen helper, setup/teardown, announcing the athletes, awards assistant and music assistant. Volunteers that speak languages other than English are welcomed, as are volunteers from all walks of life. The Canada Games Sport for Life Centre is a wheelchair-accessible venue and accommodations can be provided for volunteers with disabilities. 

Sign-up Link to Volunteer

Please follow the link to sign up. Questions can be directed to Danna McDonald. Thank you!

Event Request for Proposals – WRC Photography

The objective of this RFP is to secure the services of a professional photographer that can perform the scope of work that will ultimately yield professional photographic materials for the Western Regional Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba on the competition dates April 17-21, 2024.

The event photographer will have the opportunity to directly sell photo packages for athletes attending the competition. The competition dates are April 18-21, 2024. The ideal candidate will have experience with photographing sports such as rhythmic gymnastics, and have a strong understanding of body lines and proper timing.

Please include the following with your proposal:

  • Photo package options and cost
  • Photo package description
  • Description of set-up at competition (e.g. kiosk or online)
  • Link to social accounts or portfolio showing rhythmic gymnastics or similar sports
  • Ability to provide the hosts with award ceremony photos or other media to promote event

Deadline for proposals: 5:00PM on February 12, 2024

Email to: rgm.ed@sportmanitoba.ca

The committee will then weigh all the proposals and make their selection by February 19, 2024.

Code of Points Workshop for Parents & Athletes

Want to learn more about the Code of Points? HPTCI is opening up their parent and athlete COP session to all clubs! The workshop takes place on Saturday, November 25 from 12:00 – 1:30pm at the University of Manitoba, Frank Kennedy Centre Classroom #133. The course is free but please register here: REGISTER

Sport Manitoba Coaching Presents: Mental Health Micro-Sessions

For World Mental Health Day, Sport Manitoba Coaching created the Mental Health Micro-Sessions Project! The topics discussed during the Micro-Sessions were:

Creating a Safe Space for Mental Health in Sport
The Effect of a Coach’s Mental Health on Athletes
Stress & Anxiety Management
Using Positive Psychology to Maintain Mental Health in High-Performance Situations
Self-Help for Coaches
Supports for Coaches Who Train Athletes with Mental Illness

Watch the full playlist here: Sport Manitoba Coaching Playlist