19 March 2020
March 19, 2020
Further AGF Event Cancellations Effective Today In response to Alberta declaring a state of emergency, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) in partnership with our local organizing committees (LOCs) and host venues, have made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of our provincial events as follows:
Artistic Provincial Championships | April 17 – 19...
17 March 2020
March 17, 2020
Alberta declared a state of emergency under the Public Health Act this afternoon. New public health measures are now recommended to limit the time Albertans spend in large crowds and crowded spaces. Effective immediately:
all events over 50 people to be cancelled
no attendance at rec centres, casinos, bingo halls, bars, theatres and other facilities...
16 March 2020
March 16, 2020
The Government of Alberta announced yesterday afternoon that, effective immediately, it is taking new measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 after cases indicating community spread were identified. These measures include the indefinite closure of all licensed childcare facilities, out-of-school programs and preschool programs. Students are prohibited from attending K...
15 March 2020
March 15, 2020
Update on COVID-19 in Alberta from the Chief Medical Officer:
Aggressive public health measures are being implemented across the province to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta. These new measures include:
SCHOOLS, POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS
• Effective immediately, student attendance at Alberta schools is prohibited.
• Post-secondary classes are ca...
13 March 2020
March 13, 2020
Due to the Government of Alberta’s ban on all events exceeding 250 people, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is cancelling all AGF sanctioned events between now and April 6th. AGF will continue to monitor the situation daily to determine if events after April 6th need to be cancelled or if alternate arrangements can be made without compromising the safety of ou...
12 March 2020
March 12, 2020
Alberta's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced this afternoon that effective immediately all large gatherings of more than 250 people, or international events in the province, are to be cancelled. This includes large sporting events, conferences and community events. It does not extend to places of worship, grocery stores, airports or shopping...
12 March 2020
March 12, 2020
GymCan has created a COVID-19 webpage that they are updating anytime there is a change to an international or national event, or when other news of note to our community comes up. The page also includes helpful resources.
11 March 2020
This past weekend the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) sent a team of 9 athletes, 2 coaches and a team manager to the Dare to Soar Trampoline & Tumbling (T&T) Invitational in Frisco...
09 March 2020
March 9, 2020
The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is closely monitoring the development and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). There are currently 7 presumptive cases in our province and the risk of contracting the virus remains low in Alberta and across Canada. As such, there has not been a need to alter any planning for provincial or national competitio...
03 February 2020
Published by Gymnastics Canada TORONTO/OTTAWA (February 3, 2020) – On Monday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), in partnership with Swimming Canada, Gymnastics Canada and Athletics Canada, announced the first-ever 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Trials Series presented by Bell. This collaboration is designed to elevate the profiles of the athlete...