2023 Saskatchewan Winter Games

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The Games are now scheduled to run from February 19-25, 2023.

Please check back as information will continue to be updated as we get closer to the Games! 

      Games at a Glance

MISSION STAFF APPLICATION

Mission Staff are an integral component of each District Team. They are a group of
volunteers who are responsible for the effective management, operation, administration, and supervision of
their District Team prior to and during the Games.
Each member of our Mission Staff, as part of Team Rivers West, will provide leadership, direction and
assistance to our athletes, coaches, and managers as representatives of Rivers West District.

For more information and application please CLICK HERE

 

POLICIES & GENERAL GOVERNING RULES - ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

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2023 Saskatchewan Winter Games Sport

Alpine Skiing
Technical package: TBA
Coaching application: TBA
Alpine Skiing website:http://saskalpine.com/
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application:  Closed
Artistic Swimming website:https://www.saskartisticswimming.ca/competitions/saskatchewan-winter-games/
Tryouts:  Completed
Team Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10 individuals on co-ed team; 2 coaches/managers (1 of whom must be female)
Age Classification: 11 - 18 YOA (2005 - 2011) 
           *2004 athletes who were selected for the 2022 Games are eligible to compete
         **Sport has increased age category due to Games postponement from 2022
 Contact: Email: Taya Amundson  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Badminton
Tryouts: 
Sunday, December 4 @ 12pm
Sunday, December 11 @ 12 pm
Location: BCS 2000 - 701 King Street, Biggar
Fee: $30 SBA member, $45 non SBA member
Please register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 306-658-3500.
Team Size:  5 males, 5 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification: 2004 or later
Contact: Frank Gaudet (306) 780-9368 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.t 
Biathlon
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Biathlon website: http://www.biathlonsask.ca/ 
Tryouts:  Dec 3rd & 4th, 2022 SWG trials races for some districts
**Back up date December 10 and 11
Team Size:  3 males, 3 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification:  11 - 15 YOA (2007-2011)
**Sport has increased age category due to Games postponement from 2022
Contact: Doug Sylvester (306) 445-6887  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bowling - Special Olympics
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application:  TBA Special Olympics Website:  
Special Olympics Website: https://www.specialolympics.ca/saskatchewan
Tryouts:  Completed: The District qualifying pe riod was October 22, 2021 to November 22, 2021. Final team selections were made in December 2021.
The team selections from December 2021 will be used for the 2023 SWG. In the case an individual declines their selection for the 2023 SWG, they will be replaced by someone that attended the qualifier during the 2021 qualifying period. 
Team Size: 5 athletes - team not subject to a given male/female ratio and teams can be exclusively male or female; 1 coach, 1 manager
Age Classification: 10 - 40 YOA (1983 or later). **Priority given to athletes 10 - 29 YOA
Contact:  Ben Lozinsky(306) 780-9423  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cross Country Ski
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Cross Country Ski website:  https://www.crosscountrysask.ca/
Tryouts:  TBA
Team Size: 6 males, 6 females, 2 coaches, 1 manager
Age Classification: Junior: 11-13 YOA (2009-2011) Senior: 14-16 YOA (2006-2008)
Contact: Alana Ottenbreit (306) 780-9236 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Para-Nordic
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application:  TBA
Para-Nordic website:  https://www.crosscountrysask.ca/
Tryouts:  TBA
Team Size: 2 athletes (male or female), 1 coach
Age Classification: 10-20 YOA (2001-2011)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponement from 2022
Contact: Alana Ottenbreit (306) 780-9236 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Curling
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application:  Ashley Howard (306) 780-9403 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Curling website:https://curlsask.ca/
Tryouts:  4 Person Team Regionals – January 14-15, 2023 in North Battleford
Mixed Doubles Regionals – January 28-29, 2023 in Rosetown
Team Size:
Male Team: 4 athletes, 1 coach, 1 manager
Female Team: 4 athletes, 1 coach, 1 manager
Mixed Doubles: 2 athletes of each gender,, 1 coach
  * Managers are only required when the coach for the men's team is female, or the coach for the women's team is male;
in this instance, a team manager of the same gender will be appointed to the team in question. 
In the case of Mixed Doubles, a manager for each team is not required -- one or more coaches will be appointed as                         
managers for teams having the opposite gendered coach. In the event all coaches are of the same gender, one manager will be appointed responsible for all teams.
Age Classification:  - Male and Female Team: 11 - 17 YOA as of June 30, 2022 (born on or after July 1, 2004)
- Mixed Doubles: 11 - 19 YOA as of June 30, 2022  (born on or after July 1, 2002)
 *A minimum age of 11 is required for both
 * Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact: Ashley Howard (306) 780-9403 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Figure Skating
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application:  Click Here closes at 9:00 PM (SK) on December 13th, 2022.
Figure Skating website:  https://skatecanadasaskatchewan.com/event-calendar/post/2023-saskatchewan-winter-games
Tryouts: December 9th-11th, 2022 Melfort Click Here 
Team Size: 4 males, 10 females, 2 coaches, 1 manager
Age Classification: As of July 1st, 2022
- Pre-Juvenile Free Skate: U13
- Juvenile Free Skate: U14
- Pre-Novice Free Skate: U16
- Novice Free Skate: U17
- Pre-Juvenile Dance: U14
- Juvenile Dance: U16
- Pre-Novice Dance: U18
- Novice Dance:  U19 Women and U21 Men
Contact: Danielle Shaw (306) 780-9245  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Futsal
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Futsal website: https://www.sasksoccer.com/content/multi-sport-games
Tryouts: TBA
Team Size:  14 males, 14 females, 3 coaches/managers per team
Age Classification: U16 (2007/2008a)
 *Sport has increased age category due to Games postponement from 2022
Contact:  Markus Reinkens (306) 519-0824  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Gymnastics
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application: Click Here
Gymnastics website:  http://gymsask.com/2023-saskatchewan-winter-games/  
Tryouts: Nov 12th, Queen City Gym Club, 455 Maxwell Cres, Regina, SK
http://gymsask.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/2023-SWG-Trials-Registration-Package.pdf
Team Size: 5 total participants per team: 5 individual females in Artistic Gymnastics, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification:  Born in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
 *Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact:  Kristi Mandzuk (306) 780-9229 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   
Judo
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application:  Send an email expressing your interest directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Judo website: https://www.judosask.ca/events/saskgames-2023.html
Tryouts: Selections will be made at the Battleford Judo Club or the Lloydminster Judo Club between Jan 9 and January 20, 2023.
Team Size:  6 males, 4 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification:  11 - 16 YOA (2007 - 2011)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact:  T.V. Taylor (306) 260-5878 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Snowboarding
Technical package: Coming Soon!
Coaching application: TBA
Snowboarding website:  https://sasksnowboard.ca/contact/ 
Tryouts:  TBA
Team Size:  4 males, 2 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification: TBA
Contact: Murray Ernst (306) 882-5135 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Speed Skating
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application: Send an email expressing your interest directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Speed Skating website:  https://www.saskspeedskating.com/
Tryouts:  December, TBA
Team Size: 4 males, 4 females, 2 coaches/managers 
Age Classification:  11 - 15 YOA (2007 - 2012)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact:Tim Comfort (306) 221-2971 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Table Tennis
Technical package: Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Table Tennis website:  https://www.ttsask.ca/
Tryouts:  December 13th, 2022 4:30pm in North Battleford
Team Size:  4 males, 4 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification:   U19 (2004 or later); U15 (2008 or later)
Contact: Tyler Clements (306) 880-3660 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Rivers West Table Tennis Team is looking for a coach for the 2023 SWG. If interested please contact
Table Tennis Saskatchewan iThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Target Shooting
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application:  TBA
Target Shooting website:  http://www.sasktargetshooting.ca/
Tryouts:  TBA
Team Size:  4 males, 4 females, 1 coach, 1 manager
Age Classification:  12 - 19 YOA (2004 - 2011)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact:  Michelle Stewart (306) 940-7836 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
   
Weightlifting
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association website:https://saskweightlifting.com/sask-games
Tryouts:  Click  Here  - Completed
Team Size:  6 males, 6 females, 2 coaches/managers
Age Classification:  10 - 19 YOA (2003 or later)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact: Ken Trofimuk (306) 922-2989 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.t
Wrestling
Technical package:  Click Here
Coaching application: TBA
Wrestling website:  https://www.saskwrestling.ca/
Tryouts:  December and January, TBA
Team Size:  7 male and 6 female; 1 coach and 1 manager
Age Classification:  13 - 16 YOA (2007 - 2010)
*Sport has increased age category due to Games postponment from 2022
Contact: Linda Coe-Kirkham (306) 975-0822 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.