We are students and alumni of Canadian Universities dedicated to the organization of sailing events and promotion of it’s culture at both the competitive and recreational level at Canadian post secondary institutions.
The organization has been ratified and the Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing Association (CICSA) is currently working towards the achievement of our Mission, Vision and Goals.
For more information on our direction, see the presentation representing CICSA
Also view our Terms of Reference, as submitted to the CYA.
To enable performance sailboat racing at the collegiate level in Canada.
To faciliate organic growth of Canadian University Sialing, to connect established sailing communities with student-athletes and to enable the best Canadian leadership and performance sailing
FUN. CORINTHIAN SPIRIT. INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT. ORGANIZATION. TEAMWORK. EXECUTION.EXCELLENCE. COMPETITION.
The CICSA Board of Director’s joined together on March 31st. This meeting presented many constructive ideas and decisions. A committee named the goals committee was created to clarify and create the goals the board of directors has outlined. This will be updated ASAP.
Everest Goal: Twenty universities/colleges competitively racgin for top National Rankin in Canadian focused University Sailing League.
CICSA Consists of Four Main Pillars:
SHORT TERM: To hold 3-4 nationals yearly and all to be held in late September/October/November. Open regatta events in September.
LONG TERM: National Regatta, Regional Regattas, National Ranking, Each CICSA school hosts an event each year, Partnership to attend ICSA events
Facilitating Professional Organization:
SHORT TERM: Organization of Professional Meetings, Organized affairs, good governance and process, 1 AGM each year, oppurtunities with fundraising and sponsorship.
LONG TERM: Finances are in good state, five general executive/board meetings each year(minimum); Communication with ICSA, CIS and USA; Partnership with PSO’s and NSO’s;
Faciliating Communication and Visibility:
SHORT TERM: Regular updates of the website, facebook and twitter updates to continue, clear communications with teams and partners
LONG TERM: Marketing material, CICSA as a household brand in Canada, Articles to magazines, CYA, PSO
SHORT TERM: Hold Conferences, summer training camps.
LONG TERM: Hold traingin camps throughout the year to better sailors and judging.
These goals will be approved at the SUMMIT Meeting.
Achieving our Goals
CICsailing was founded on the idea to bring Canadian collegiate sailors to the same events, to connect our community and to establish sailing as a national collegiate sport within Canada.
How are we going to do this??!
5 Year Plan
On December 20th, 2012 the Strategic plan was finalized for the year. This strategic plan incorporates the 5 year plan.
Our previous strategic plan was done in December 2010. The presentation to read about who we are and how we’re going to continue to grow sailing as a collegiate sport in Canada!
Join the Executive – YES YOU!!!
Check out what our executives are up to: EXECUTIVES, RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS
Looking to help bring Canadian collegiate sailing to TV? Want to help us find sponsors? Want to Manage our budget and buy trophies for next season? Well get in touch with the Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org - we want you on the team!
The Canadian University Sailing website has been created to facilitate communication among Sailors and aspiring Sailors at Universities across Canada.