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Registration closed December 11th for all race categories.

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Teams planning to attend our event should arrange accommodations as soon as possible. There are a number of other activities taking place at the same time. Please visit Tourism Outaouais.

Volunteering is a great way to be part of the action and an opportunity to watch the races.

Sign up on iVolunteer or email benevoles.volunteers@engne.ca

Team Captains Meetings (virtual):

Athlete’s Lounge / Team Compound

Indoor space on site will be limited.

Teams are encouraged to bring their own tent for athletes to use for changing. Teams are requested to indicate their needs for space to fartage.waxing@engne.ca. Teams flying to the CCC may indicate their need for tents to fartage.waxing@engne.ca.

Waxing Facilities

Heated waxing facilities with power will be available and space will also be provided for teams bringing their own waxing tents/trailers. For clubs, teams and training centres using the on-site waxing facility, a list of registered skiers should be submitted to fartage.waxing@engne.ca to ensure appropriate space allocation. Priority will be given to groups who have provided such a list.

Teams with their own waxing tents/trailers should contact fartage.waxing@engne.ca to ensure space allocation. Teams bringing waxing tents are encouraged to provide their own power supply.

Weather

The weather in Gatineau/Cantley is often different from Ottawa. Here’s the best source for race site weather.

Please note that competitions can be delayed or cancelled due to temperature or adverse or dangerous weather conditions.

Trail Conditions

Trail conditions will be tweeted on a regular basis via the @nakkxc twitter account. Updates will be available at the TCM and via email and WhatsApp to coaches registered on Zone4 should the need arise.

Updates

Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Clara Hegan claim Gold on the final Day of the Candy Cane Cup

It was a perfect weekend for xc-ski racing at the Nakkertok Ski Centre in Gatineau. The rain held off today as over 600 skiers raced interval, start races in the classic style. Clara Hegan, from Ottawa, Nakkertok and the Thunder Bay Training Centre was the Open Women’s winner, 20 seconds ahead of her club teammate, Anna Stewart, who had won the previous 2 day’s gold medals. Élie-Anne Tremblay of Skibec, Quebec City was 3rd. Hegan was also the fastest U20 competitor. Anna Stewart and Luke Allan, each went home with…
More Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Clara Hegan claim Gold on the final Day of the Candy Cane Cup

Anna Stewart from Nakkertok claims her second gold medal at the Candy Cane Cup. Xavier Lefebvre and Justin Boudreau of Montérski are first and second in the Open Men’s race

Temperatures were a bit cooler today at Nakkertok Ski Centre today, and the cooler temperatures made for very fast conditions out on the racecourse. The older athletes were racing 2 laps of the course, in a skating, interval start race totalling just under 5 km. Thunder Bay native Anna Stewart, who skis with the Alberta Insurance World Cup Academy, claimed her second gold medal of the weekend, finishing just over a second ahead of Élie-Anne Tremblay of the Skibec club in Quebec City. Ruby Serrouya of Revelstoke, BC finished 3rd…
More Anna Stewart from Nakkertok claims her second gold medal at the Candy Cane Cup. Xavier Lefebvre and Justin Boudreau of Montérski are first and second in the Open Men’s race

Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Anna Stewart take the winner’s titles on the first day of competition at the FIS Eastern Cup / Candy Cane Cup

It was a perfect day for ski racing at Nakkertok Ski Centre today, +6 and sunny, as the FIS Eastern Cup, aka. the Candy Cane Cup took place, organized by Évènements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE). The race is part of Nordiq Canada’s national race series with over 600 athletes taking part from 6 provinces and territories. The main event was the skate sprint, the Open Men’s and Women’s competition. The competitions start off in the morning with the qualifying time trial over the 1.3 km. course. The top 30…
More Nakkertok racers Luke Allan and Anna Stewart take the winner’s titles on the first day of competition at the FIS Eastern Cup / Candy Cane Cup

The Eastern Canada FIS Cup / Candy Cane Cup this weekend at Gatineau’s Nakkertok Nordic Centre

Événements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE) and its organizing committee will host the first part of the Eastern Canada Cup cross- country ski race series this weekend, December 15-17, at Nakkertok Nordic Centre. The event is made possible by our artificial snow loop, the Nakkertrak, which has been accessible for several weeks now. More than 610 skiers are registered from over 50 clubs in Eastern Canada and beyond. There are athletes from 6 Canadian provinces/territories and 6 countries, including the USA and also from the Thunder Bay and Quebec National…
More The Eastern Canada FIS Cup / Candy Cane Cup this weekend at Gatineau’s Nakkertok Nordic Centre

FIS Eastern Canada/Candy Cane Cup, Dec. 15-17, Gatineau’s Nakkertok Ski Centre

Nordiq Canada has awarded Évènements Nordiques Gatineau Nordic Events (ENGNE) an Eastern Canada Cup event. It will be held at Nakkertok on December 15-17, in conjunction with the Candy Cane Cup, the December fixture for the local cross-country (XC) ski community. This will be the first major Eastern XC-ski race of the season. Over 500 skiers from across Eastern Canada are expected to take part in this event, and many of the same skiers, and more, will return to Nakkertok in March for the Nordic Canada Ski Nationals, which will…
More FIS Eastern Canada/Candy Cane Cup, Dec. 15-17, Gatineau’s Nakkertok Ski Centre
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