2018 AGF Congress and Awards Gala

  • Start date: October 12, 2018
  • End date: October 14, 2018
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Stampede Grounds, BMO centre, 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary, AB, T2G 2W1
  • Event Type: AGF
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About

Every other year, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) holds a three-day congress for our membership. The event provides an opportunity for new and seasoned coaches, administrators, officials and athletes to celebrate recent achievements, engage in knowledge sharing and take part in shaping the future of Alberta gymnastics. Experts from the gymnastics community, in Canada and abroad, are brought in to present their experiences, philosophies and best practices. 

This year's Congress and Awards Gala is being held in Calgary, AB at the Stampede Grounds BMO Centre from October 12 to 14. 

Reasons to Attend

Revive Your Light
Get inspired and reignite your passion for gymnastics by connecting with like-minded people who share a common interest in seeing our sport grow and evolve for the better, recreationally and competitively.

Spark Your Ideas
Listen to thought-provoking presentations delivered by experts in their fields, access new information and resources and meet with other members from across our province to gain new perspectives and ideas.

Illuminate Your Future 
Leverage this event as a professional development opportunity for yourself and your club.

Celebrate and Have Fun!
Join in recognizing and celebrating the significant achievements, performances and contributions of our athletes, coaches, coach developers, judges, event hosts and volunteers at our Awards Gala.

Presenters

We will have experts speaking on topics related to administration, gymnastics for all, men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, and acrobatic gymnastics. Here's who we’ve lined up already!

  • Tony Smith, Gymnastics Canada National Team Director, MAG
  • Tom Koll, USGA National Junior Olympic Committee Chairman WAG, & Women’s Program Committee Chairman
  • Randy Parish, Flip Fest Summer Camp Director
  • Sarah Thomas, USGA National Junior Olympic Committee Chair, ACRO
  • Bill Perkins, T & T Coach for over 40 years producing 3 World Champions
  • Frank Sahlein, CEO 3rd Level Consulting

Keep checking back as we continue to update this list throughout the summer. 

Registration 

Online registration will open in early August. 

Cost to Attend 

3 Day Pass: $390
1 Day Pass: $175
Single Session: $75

Award Nominations

Help AGF honour those who have made a significant contribution to the sport of gymnastics in Alberta by submitting a nomination. 
Nomination Deadline: Extended to Tuesday, August 7 at 4:00 p.m. for Recreation Achievement Awards.
Awards will be presented at the AGF Awards Gala being held in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. 

Award Categories

Coach of the Year 
Presented to an individual for exceptional coaching and leadership to athletes and fellow coaches as well as the development and betterment of our sport in the Province of Alberta. Self-nominations are accepted. 
Nominations closed on July 30. 

Scott Whiteside Award 
Presented to an individual for long-term exceptional non-technical volunteer and leadership in recreational gymnastics in the Province of Alberta. Self-nominations are accepted. 
Nominations closed on July 30. 

Lifetime Membership Award
A special award which honours and recognizes individuals who have provided long-term service to the Alberta Gymnastics Federation. Nominees eligible for consideration will be presented to the Board of Directors and may be selected for recognition at the awards banquet. Self-nominations are accepted. 
Nominations closed on July 30. 

Gymnastics For All: Recreation Achievement Awards

Outstanding Recreational Coach
Nominations closed on August 7.

Exceptional Recreational Athlete
Nominations closed on August 7.

Terrific Recreational Program Volunteer
Nominations closed on August 7.

Group Performance Award
Nominations closed on August 7.

CanGym Gold Badge Recipient 
Nominations closed on August 7.

Questions or requests for more information can be directed to:
Robin McDougall, Manager of Events and Partnerships 
specevents@abgym.ab.ca 
403-640-0870 (direct) 
1-800-665-1010 (Toll-free)