2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games

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2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games sports and ages.

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IMPORTANT!

Try Outs 

  • Rivers West District Try Out dates and selection camps have been announced see the sport below.
  • Information will be posted as it becomes available. Check back regularly so you don't miss out!

Coach and Manager Selection

  • For more information regarding the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games, becoming a Coach, Manager or Mission Staff or Competing at the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford, please contact, Donna Johnston-Genest 306-882-3030 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Information will be posted as it becomes available. Check back regularly so you don't miss out!

Rivers West Mission Staff

  • The application form to become Mission Staff for Team Rivers West can be accessed here.

Sport Information

Alpine Ski

Alpine Ski Technical Package (Updated June 12, 2017)

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • Date: January 21 & 22, 2018
  • Location: Table Mountain
  • Contact: Karen Musgrave 780-205-9299

Badminton

Badminton Technical Package

Coach for Team Rivers West: Amanda Carruthers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 306-658-3500 (cell)
Manager for Team Rivers West:  Greg Mamer

Badminton Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • Date:  November 5th & November 26th (players must attend both)
  • Time:  9:00am CST
  • Location:  McClurg High School - 202 - 5th Avenue, Wilkie, Saskatchewan
  • Format:  Singles Round Robin
  • Cost:  $20 tryout fee AND $10 SBA Membership fee
  • Contact: Coach Amanda Carruthers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 306-658-3500 (cell)
  • Comments:  Players must be born in 1999 or later to be eligible to try out.

Biathlon

 Biathlon Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • District selection process will use a Sask Cup Race held Dec 2, 3 AT Blue Mountain to assist in team selection. These races will also be used to help with fill athlete selection. Contact:  Doug Sylvester at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Bowling

Bowling Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • TBA
  • Bowling PSGB Contact: Shirley Bird 306-373-2798
  • Bowling Special ‘O’ PSGB Contact: Darlene MacQuarrie 306-780-9423

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • TBA
  • PSGB Contact: Dan Brisbin 306-280-1709

Curling

Curling Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • 9 District Playdowns taking place over the weekend of Jan 19 -21. Registrations are taking place online at http://curlsask.ca/2018-saskatchewan-winter-games/  Teams must enter districts with a coach who is a minimum Competition.
  • Contact – Lorne Voinorosky – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • District playoff – Twin Rivers Curling Club, Date TBD

Figure Skating

Figure Skating Technical Package (updated October 16, 2017)

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • District Run-offs will be held in Bethune on December 9th - 10th, 2017 for all Districts. 
  • The top (2) women from each Woman’s event will be selected to the team.  The remaining team will be determined based on the number of dance teams in each District.  The remaining team selected will be done by a Central Selection Committee.  Maximum of three (3) competitors / couple per event per District. Contact Danielle Shaw at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gymnastics

Gymnastics Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • November 26, 2017 in Saskatoon, SK. The top 3 athletes in Women’s  Artistic & Men's Artist from each district will be selected to district teams. The top 2 athletes in Rhythmic and Trampoline and Tumbling will be selected to district teams.  Contact Kristi Mandzuk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Hockey

Hockey Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • SaskFirst Female U15 SWG District Camps – December 1-3, 2017 in Elrose. Player Application Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2017 Contact:  Joel Houseman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Application: https://sha.sk.ca/players/saskfirst/female/zone-camps
  • SaskFirst Male U14 SWG District Camps – December 1-3, 2017 in Elrose, SK.  Player Application Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2017 Contact:  Joel Houseman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Application: https://sha.sk.ca/players/saskfirst/male/zone-camps

Judo

 Judo Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • There will be a one day provincial training camp for all Coaches and potential athletes in Watrous on October 28, 2017.  All District play downs will be scheduled to occur between Jan 8 and January 19, 2018. here will be a round robin format with the top two athletes in each weight division competing in a best two out of three for the final.  Playdown location for Rivers West District is tentatively scheduled for Lloydminster, SK. Contact:  T.V. Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Snowboard

Snowboard Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • For complete details of try outs for snowboarding click here

Speed Skating

Speed Skating Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • Rivers West District is not expecting to field a team. If you are an athlete in this sport, please contact Sask Speed Skating for more information and to learn if you can still compete.PSGB Contact: Tim Comfort 306-221-2971


Synchronized Swimming

 Synchronized Swimming Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • Teams are already chosen.

Head Coach: Lynn Kvill 780-808-3476 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Manager: Sheila Parker 306-480-9644 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Table Tennis

Table Tennis Technical Package

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • Tryouts will be in conjunction with tournaments that we have set in the areas in which we have established clubs and players. December 2-Meadow Lake-Rivers West tryout. Contact: Jeffrey Woo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Target Shooting

Target Shooting Technical Package

Starting a Target Shooting Club in your community

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • The selection matches will be on January 13 & 14. The northern districts will participate one day and the southern districts will participate the next day. Both will be held in Saskatoon. Contact Michelle Stewart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Weightlifting

Weightlifting Technical Package

There is sport specific information about weightlifting found on the Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association website. Information about Weightlifting at the Saskatchewan Games can be found on their website here as well.

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • TBA
  • PSGB Contact: Ken Trofimuk 306-922-2989

Wrestling

 Wrestling Technical Package (updated October 17, 2017)

Try Outs for Team Rivers West:

  • TBA
  • PSGB Contact: Jonathan Smith 306-240-7380

2017 North American Indigenous Games

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Click here to see a poster with the NAIG Team Trials Information, CKS registration forms as well as a Trials registration form. All participants must be registered members of the organization to be eligible to participate.

Coaching for this event will not be determined until the team has been named.

Athlete information has been released on:

Athletics

Basketball

Canoe Kayak

Golf

  • Golf Poster

Soccer

Softball

Sat. Sept 10th     Prince Albert (Crescent Acres Park – 1659 Olive Diefenbaker Drive)

  • 9:30am U16 Player Registration – Cost $50/player
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm         U16 Girls              D #1
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm         U16 Boys             D #2
  • 1:00pm U19 Player Registration – Cost $50/player
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm             U19 Girls              D #1
  • 1:30pm – 3”30pm             U19 Boys             D #2

Sun. Sept.11th    Ochapowace First Nation (Diamonds beside School)

  • 9:30am U16 Player Registration – Cost $50/player
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm         U16 Girls              D #1
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm         U16 Boys             D #2
  • 1:00pm U19 Player Registration – Cost $50/player
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm             U19 Girls              D #1
  • 1:30pm – 3”30pm             U19 Boys             D #2

 

2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games - News

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Team Rivers West Pep Rally

Date:  Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Time:  7:00pm CST
Location:  Don Ross Centre Gymnasium, North Battleford, Saskatchewan
Who should attend:  All athletes/coaches/managers/parents of athletes/grandparents of athletes
 
Don't forget to like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter @RiversWestDistr
 
Important information: 

 Estevan 2016

 

Archery 

Coach:  Greg Lavoie at 306-285-7773 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coach:  Melissa Brown
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Archery team:
Zack Brown, Lloydminster
Tyler Aubichon, Flying Dust First Nation
Makayla Lavoie, Lashburn
Samantha Newman, Lloydminster

Athletics

Coach: Darin Wildman - 306-463-3815 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager:  Greg Kolysher
Coach:  Karen Wharington
Manager: Emily Wildman - 306-463-3815 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Athletics team:
Brayden Bartkewich, North Battleford
Damien Bowey, Unity
Chris Currie, Pierceland
Chase Frenette, Denzil
Benson Garchinski, Biggar
Dawson Hill, Medstead
Josh Hill, Medstead
Nicholas Lesko, Hafford
Jacob Mamer, Wilkie
Narcisse Mbwebwe, North Battlerford
Ethan Moir, Neilburg
Trey Pernitsky, Wilkie
Eric Petersen, North Battleford
Joel Timmermans, Unity
Thomas Ward, Unity
Sierra Grill, North Battleford
Charm Henderson, Medstead
Jalissa Klippenstein, North Battleford
Hailey MacNab, Paradise Hill
Jordyn Mann, Dinsmore
Ashley McFadyen, Maidstone
Megan Mee, Meadow Lake
Savanna Russell, Meadow Lake
Cyane Sperle, Unity
Tallon Stephenson, Lloydminster
Kianna Tatomir, Eston
Jordyn Thomas, Wilkie
Christina Toovey, North Battleford
Meagan Wenzel, Rosetown
Sarah Wildman, Flaxcombe
Calina Williams, Turtleford
 

Baseball

Coach: Regan L'Hereaux - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coach:  Derek Flasch
Manager: David Keck
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Baseball team:
Brayden Rekimowich, Lloydminster
Easton McLean, Unity
Joel McGrath, Kindersley
Zenon Orobko, Unity
Kenny Feser, Unity
Mickenzie Sondergaard, Maidstone
Ethan Smith, Lloydminster
Dillon Poschenrieder, Unity
Jackson Bauml, Kindersley
Benn Wright, Lloydminster
Dylan Esau, Meadow Lake
Ethan Scherr, Unity
Brayden Schultz, Unity
Skylar Mackie, Unity
Thomas Feser, Unity

Basketball (M)

Coach: Nav Burke 306-240-0570 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Basketball team:
Drew Ackerman, Meadow Lake
Carson Stang, Meadow Lake
Ryan Gibson, Unity
Samuel Powell, St. Walburg
Jesse Garchinski, Biggar
Tristan Lefebvre, Unity
Joshua Hammer, Paradise Hill
Nicholas Wenger, Paradise Hill
Aiden Powell, St. Walburg
Matthew Snell, Unity

 Basketball (F)

Coach: Bryan Cottini 306-441-9323 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Manager:  Mia Cottini
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Basketball(F) Team:
Melyna Bahler, Battleford
Anika Cottini, North Battleford
Danae Shein, North Battleford
Chloe Marasallier, Meadow Lake
Kira Rathamone, Meadow Lake
Kristin Mee, Meadow Lake
Kate Nichol, Battleford
Rees Kachmarski, Battleford
Masen Slabaida, Battleford
Abbey Neufeld, Battleford

Canoe/Kayak

Coach:  Amanda Farnsworth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team rivers West Canoe-Kayak team:
Brendan McCann, Rosetown
DJ Fletcher, SK Landing Provincial Park 

Equestrian

Coach: Ruth Presley - 306-893-2773 or 306-893-7743 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager:  Katherine Oster
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Equestrian team:
Natalie Hunter, Lloydminster
Hannah Jurke, Lloydminster
Trent MacDonald, Turtleford
Alana Olson, Maidstone
Shae-Lynne Smith, Lashburn
Doug Sroka, Maidstone
Bailey Van Metre, Paradise Hill
Denver Van Metre, Paradise Hill

Golf

Coach:  Wendell Houk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Golf team:
Kristian Houk, North Battleford
Ethan MacDonald, Onion Lake
Kenley Lewis, Onion Lake
Meaghan Kasokeo, Gallivan

Soccer (M)

Head Coach: Braydon Bretzer
Assistant Coach:  Buck Bonsan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager:  Alison Bonsan
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Soccer (m) team:
Matty Wright, Lloydminster
Bradley Byl, North Battleford
Ryden Gratton, Lloydminster
Zachary Wildman, Flaxcombe
Colby McGrath, Dodsland
Ben Walz, Major
Ethan Fechter, Meadow Lake
Jaylen Knelson, Meadow Lake
Jessen Brust, Lloydminster
Aiden Collin, North Battleford
George Bonsan, Lloydminster
Carter Cooper, Lloydminster
Nate Crookedneck, Meadow Lake
Ben Warren, Lloydminster
Keegan Governder, Lloydminster
Coby Larre, Lloydminster
David Zelenka, Lloydminster
 

Soccer (F)

Coach: Shelley Cooper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant Coach: Brielle Wall
Manager: Chrissy Smithson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Soccer (f) team:
McKenna Nippi, Gallivan
Lindsey Slusar, Lloydminster
Talea Cal, Lloydminster
Brynn McKean, Lloydminster
Sarah Schwab, Lloydminster
Rayna Bender, Lloydminster
Finley Plandowski, Lloydminster
Julia Belanger, Lloydminster
Gracey Smithson, Lloydminster
Haylee Rogers, Lloydminster
Erica Diehl, Lloydminster
Keauna Campbell, Lloydminster
Quinn Stroeder, Lloydminster
Valentina Warren, Lloydminster
Ella Mysko, Lloydminster
Nora Mysko, Lloydminster
Kieren Lewis, Onion Lake
 

Softball 

Coach: Cliff Lavallee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 306-445-0027
Assistant Coach:  Jen Vany
Manager:  Dion Harrabek
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Softball Team:
Abby Rutley, Unity
Morgan Huber, Unity
Makenna Vany, Unity
Leah Weinkauf, Macklin
Madison Hobbs, Brock
Siena Ellis, Biggar
Cassidy Winslow, Biggar
Taryn Hannah, Meota
Makayla Bakken, Unity
Kalin Harrabek, Biggar
Sydney Leschinski, Biggar
Piper Mackie, Unity
Aryanna L'Heureux, Unity
Aleah McNabb, Rabbit Lake

Speed Swimming

Coach: Kris Doering 306-932-2110  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coach:  Allison Macleod This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager:  Matthew Parker
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Swimming Team:
Brandon Nord, North Battleford
Taylor Parker, North Battleford
Jacob Poitras, North Battleford
Slade Pruden, North Battleford
Madeline Ellard, Biggar
Brooke Faith, Borden
Madison Higgs, North Battleford
Gillian Massie, Biggar
Niah Shakotko, Meadow Lake
Elisabeth Thompson, Meadow Lake
Rowan Tkatchuk, North Battleford

Tennis

Coach: Clint Pigott - 306-240-7639 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager:  Tracey McAmmond
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Tennis team:
Ethan Pigott, Meadow Lake
Carter Budd, Meadow Lake
Kass Gorski, Meadow Lake
Dhoopan Naik, Lloydminster
Shyleen Craig, Meadow Lake
Mandy McAmmond, Meadow Lake
Myracle Iron, Meadow Lake
Naomi Schmidt, Lloydminster

Triathlon

Coach:  Karla Terry, Moose Jaw
Coach:  Aiden Katz
 
Congratulations to the following athlete on their selection to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Triathlon team:
Reece Gilbert, Unity

Volleyball (M)

Head Coach: Trent Marsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant Coach: Cheyne Dallyn
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on being selected to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Volleyball team (m):
Brody McAmmond, Meadow Lake
Ty Edwards, Meadow Lake
Jake Willick, Meadow Lake
Mason Gorski, Meadow Lake
Zachary Iron, Meadow Lake
Carson Gauthier, Meadow Lake
Hunter Freyman, Loon Lake
Walker Maess, Glaslyn
Brady Deobald, Edam
Drew Ackerman, Meadow Lake

Volleyball (F)

Coach: Jana Friedenstab at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistant Coach: Shallen McNabb
 
Congratulations to the following athletes on being selected to the 2016 SSG Team Rivers West Volleyball team (f):
Shayna Taylor, Battleford
Chloe Lavalee, North Battleford
Emma King, Macklin
Jolene Cooke, North Battleford
Emma Van de Venter, Meadow Lake
Abbey Neufeld, Battleford
Masen Slabaida, Battleford
Joelle Mercer, North Battleford
Janae Jordan, Lloydminster
Kiara Clarke, Meota

 

 

 

 

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2015 Saskatchewan First Nations Summer Games

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MEADOW LAKE TRIBAL COUNCIL
Youth Development Program
2015 Saskatchewan First Nation Summer Games

Athlete Selection Camps    
AUGUST 9-14, 2015
Hosted by Ochapowace First Nation

CALL FOR COACHES
Meadow Lake Tribal Council Youth Development Program requires a number of coaches for the upcoming
2015 Saskatchewan First Nation Summer Games hosted by Ochopawce First Nation on August 9-14, 2015.
Coaches are needed in the following areas:

Soccer

Softball

Athletics

Golf

Archery

Canoeing

Beach Volleyball

For more information on requirements to be a coach please click here. The coaching application form can be found here.

2014 Saskatchewan Winter Games

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February 16 - 22, 2014...Prince Albert look out for Team Rivers West! The Saskatchewan Games website is www.saskgames.ca, and there is a video, click here to view it, partially created during the 2012 Saskatchewan Summer Games in Meadow Lake with Rivers West District athletes in it!

Below you will find all the sports that will be competing; don't miss your chance to be part of the Rivers West District Team.

Coaches
If you do not know if your sport requires any new NCCP Multi-Sport Delivery (Comp-Intro), click here for a full listing. These are updated as of January 2013.

Team Rivers West Mission Staff  
Rivers West District is proud to announce the Mission Staff for the 2014 SWG in Prince Albert:
Chef de Mission: Donna Johnston-Genest (Alpine Skiing, Badminton & Table Tennis)
Assistant Chef de Mission: Lori Bartee (Synchronized Swimming & Female & Male Curling)
Mission Staff:
Arlene Southgate (Bowling & Gymnastics)
Kevin Walker (Male & Female Hockey)
Cynthia Tymoruski (Figure Skating)
Bonnie Mills Midgley (Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding)
Terrance Sylvestre (Judo & Biathlon)
Robin Langille (Cross Country Skiing & Wrestling)

Opening & Closing Ceremonies:  all athletes/coaches/managers and mission staff are asked to learn the dance steps in this video This will be so much fun.  We will also go over it at our Pep Rally!

Travel Permission Forms  all athletes must travel on the bus to the Games but may travel home from the Games with parents.  These forms must be completed by parents and given to the coach of your respective team.

Participant Code of Conduct Forms  All athletes/coaches/managers must agree to the Code of Conduct on the online registration. If you are under the age of 18 you must print the Code of Conduct form off and have the signatures of both the athlete and the parent on the forms prior to submitting them to the Rivers West - Rosetown office.

All athletes must also submit $75 to the Rivers West - Rosetown office by January 15, 2014.  The cheque should be made out to Rivers West District. The Games fee covers the cost of travel to the Games, walk out uniform, accommodations and meals while at the Games.  Coaches and managers are not required to pay the $75 fee. If you do not submit the fee you will not be cleared by Rivers West to participate in the Games.

Part of our walkout uniform this Winter Games is a Buff! Have you ever wondered how you wear a buff? So many more possibilities than those "Survivors" use. Check out "How to wear a Buff" at this link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewVEK-AElDY 

Wondering what you should bring to the Games?  CLICK HERE for a list.

2014 Team Rivers West Games Newsletters
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2014 Saskatchewan Winter Games Souvenirs CLICK HERE  

FINAL STANDINGS 2014 SWG