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Performance Partners Initiative Tour de l’Abitibi

Ontario Cycling is offering a performance partners initiative to subsidize the cost of Ontario clubs/teams attending le Tour de l’Abibiti. Please review the below information and complete the application by June 20, 2024.

To maximize the number of athletes and coaches exposed to UCI Nations Cup competition by providing support to Ontario clubs/teams.   
  • Increase the number of coaches with stage racing and team management experience 
  • Increase quantity and quality of competition exposure opportunities for targeted athletes
  • Improve communication and collaboration among Ontario youth clubs and race teams
  • Establish athlete commitment to Team Ontario for agreed upon events in order to maximize success at showcase events
Tour De L'Abitibi

Application Deadline: June 20, 2024

  1. Club/Team in good standing with Ontario Cycling [4 of 6 athletes attending must be Ontario Licenced]
  2. Club/Team coach must:
    1. Be minimum NCCP Introduction to Competition Trained
    2. Complete NCCP Safe Sport Module
    3. Complete CCES True Sport Module
    4. Complete/Submit a Criminal Record Check to OC within the past 3 years for all coaches involved in programming [OC can arrange for an online CRC for a cost of $25]
  3. Club/Team athletes involved in initiative must:
    1. Hold a UCI License issued by Ontario
    2. Commit to racing Ontario Provincial Championships [exceptions considered when event conflicts with Cycling Canada project or athlete taper to major event]
Competition Support
Ontario-based clubs and teams can apply for $1,500 in support plus an additional amount based on the following table:
Ontario licensed athlete
Ontario Intro. to Comp. Certified Coach**
Male $100
Female $200
Ontario Performance Comp. Certified Coach**
A team with 5 Ontario licensed riders plus 1 rider that is identified within the OHPSI pool and with a coach that is NCCP Introduction to Competition Certified would be eligible for the following:
Team Support – $1,500
Ontario Athlete – $200 x 5 athletes = $1,000
OHPSI Athlete – $350 x 1 athletes = $350
Intro. Comp. Coach – $100
Total = $2,950
Team/Clubs applying for this subsidy are asked to complete the application below by June 20, 2024. You do not need to know the final athlete composition of your team at this time. We just need to know your plans to attend the event.