NOSCA Developments

Dear clubs,

Happy new year.

Please circulate the following information:

L2 coaching course – Inverness 28th/29th March & 20th June.

A coaching course has been arranged for clubs within the region. This is a great opportunity to train up more coaches in the region and raise the standard of cycling in your club. sportScotland will fund a minimum of 50% of the course costs and there are other funding sources through Highlife Highland and the community sports hubs. Please follow the link for more info and to submit an application form.

CycloX events

This weekend see’s the first event in the Cross the Bridge and beyond Cyclo X series. Free entry for kids. Follow the link for more info:

Dunrobin Castle – Sunday 1st of February

East Sutherland Wheelers are organising an event in the spectacular setting of Dunrobin Castle. Check out this inspirational video starring local (BC Olympic Academy) rider Iain Paton Vimeo and keep an eye out for the entry to open in the coming days.

Kinloss road coaching with MFCC

After a highly successful first session in Kinloss army barracks, there are several further sessions planned in the coming months:

Sunday 18 January 2015 (09:00)

Sunday 8 February 2015 (09:00)

Sunday 22 February 2015 (09:00)

Booking is open for the 18th of January via Kinloss 2 Tickets, Sun 18 Jan 2015 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

NOSCARS prize presentation

The NOSCARS will be held as follows:

Station Hotel

Bridge Street



On Saturday 31 January 2015 at 14:00

For those wishing to have lunch at their own expense then it is recommended that you arrive for 12:00 to ensure you have sufficient time to finish your meal before the presentations start.

Club Development roadshow – February 2015

Where is your club going? Do you want to develop it? Do you have a plan in place? Over February I will be setting aside time to come and visit your club to discuss future development & support. If your club is interested then please get in touch and we can arrange a 1:1 meeting.

Race organiser & timekeeper training – Inverness 7th & 8th of March.

A training event is being planned which will be useful for race organisers, volunteers and officials in all disciplines. The following training will take place:

Timekeeper training – time trial/DH, XC and Crit.

Chip timing.

Entry Management System.

Race organiser training: new event.

Race organiser training: improving existing events.

This is a unique opportunity taking place in our region and will help raise the level of cycling events in the North. Please stay tuned for further updates and encourage everyone to come along – we plan to have a practical element to the training with some fun mock races.

Kind Regards


Donald Hall

Regional Development Officer


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