Awards & Recognition

The RCA National Awards Banquet is an annual event where members have an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of our Rowers, Coaches, Volunteers and Umpires.  Many of these awards are based on results at regattas; others are selected based on nominations received by the Awards Committee from our Members.

Click here to download a copy of the RCA Award's Policy.


LAST CALL FOR 2018 RCA AWARD'S NOMINATIONS
NOVEMBER 15TH DEADLINE!

Dear RCA Members,

The RCA Excellence Awards Banquet is an event where members have an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of our Volunteers, Coaches and Clubs and the specific awards below are selected based on nominations received from our membership.
  
Every rowing club / association has an outstanding Coach or Volunteer – RCA would like to recognize these selfless individuals at our Excellence Awards Banquet to be held January 26th In Calgary Alberta.
 
It’s easy to submit a nomination. Please click below and complete the form today:

Jack Nicholson Coaching Bursary
Jack Nicholson coached athletes at all levels of rowing, from beginner to World Champion, and was highly regarded by rowers, coaches and officials alike. Jack truly exemplified the “Spirit of Coaching." In his memory, a bursary award was created in support of aspiring coaches. If you meet the criteria or know of a coach that does, please click on the link below and submit a nomination form:

The RCA Club “Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award” is presented to a Rowing Canada Aviron Club that has undertaken a new project or initiative that demonstrates outstanding leadership, innovation or success and has had a significant impact at the Club, sport or community level.

The Club “Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award” is designed to recognize those Clubs who, over the past year:

  • Have made a significant difference within the local community through engagement in a special project, or;
  • Have implemented a new program or initiative that has had a measurable impact on club or athlete development, or;
  • Have hosted a significant regatta or event that incorporated new or innovative elements with positive results, or;
  • Undertook any other club or program development activity that is worthy of celebrating in terms of its success or impact.

To submit a nomination form, please click on the link below:

We are also pleased to attach the application form for this year’s Tony Zasada Memorial Fund Award.
This $2000 award is provided annually to an athlete who best emulates Tony’s character and determination - many of Canada’s National Team and Olympic Rowing Team members are former award recipients and this year marks the award's 33rd Anniversary.

Please click here to download a copy of the Tony Zasada Memorial Fund Award Form  (Word or PDF) and please forward this message to any deserving candidate that meets the criteria for this award.

Thank you,
RCA Awards Committee


ROWING CANADA AVIRON
2018 EXCELLENCE AWARDS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

Dear RCA Members,

The RCA Annual Awards Banquet is an event where members have an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of our Volunteers, Coaches and Clubs. Many of these awards are selected based on nominations received by the Awards Committee from our Members.
 
If you have a volunteer, coach or club that deserves special recognition for their performance or contributions to our sport, this is your opportunity to put their name forward.
 
Rowing Canada Aviron invites and encourages you to take the time to submit nominations for the following RCA Awards. Please click on the links below for further information or to submit a nomination:

Note: The RCA Umpire of the Year Award is based on nominations submitted by a Provincial Rowing Association. Please advise your Association if you have a candidate you think should be considered.

Award winners will be recognized on the RCA website and at the Excellence Awards Banquet that takes place during the RCA National Conference, January 26th, 2019 at the Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta.
 
The deadline to submit nominations is November 15, 2018. Please go to the RCA Award's website for further information:  RCA Awards & Recognition

This is a great opportunity to recognize an exceptional volunteer, rower, coach or umpire. Please contact us if you have any questions at: rca@rowingcanada.org or, 1.877.722.4769 x 2.

Thank you from the RCA Award's Committee!


TONY ZASADA MEMORIAL FUND APPLICATIONS

We are pleased to attach the application form for this year’s Tony Zasada Memorial Fund Award. 

This $2000 award is provided annually to an athlete who best emulates Tony’s character and determination - many of Canada’s National Team and Olympic Rowing Team members are former award recipients and this year marks the award's 33rd Anniversary. 

Please click here to download a copy of the Tony Zasada Memorial Fund Award Form (Word or PDF) and please forward this message to any deserving candidate that meets the criteria for this award.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2018 and should be forwarded via e-mail to:
 
Mr. Bob Ellard
ATTENTION:     TONY ZASADA MEMORIAL FUND
E-mail:   bob@ellarddesign.ca

Sincerely,

Terry Dillon
CEO
Rowing Canada Aviron