• Getting Started with Zone4 Timing

    Welcome Welcome to Zone4 Timing! If you are using Zone4 Timing for the first time, this is the place to start. This page will give you a broad overview of our timing system. Before you know it you will be an expert timer like Etienne. Look at him. What a…

  • CCBC Timing Equipment Available for Clubs

    Cross Country BC is pleased to announce it has acquired new Zone4 GoChip timing equipment thanks to the generous support of the BC Games Society.   Funding was provided through the Society’s Powering Potential Fund, an initiative to strategically invest in projects to further develop sport in BC.  In addition to future BC Games,…

  • Sprint Heat Formats

    FIS Knockout The FIS Knockout format is defined by FIS although some changes are made for national competitions. First, FIS now allows athletes to choose their quarter final heats after the qualifier but this is not done at National competitions due to the extra logistics. Secondly, there is not a…

  • Volunteer Requirements

    Volunteers are the backbone of every event and without them racing simply wouldn’t happen. This article describes the number of volunteers recommended for the different type of event run at each tier. There is also a short description of what each volunteer position is responsible for. Volunteer Numbers Different tiers…

  • Preparing for Sprint Days

    Cross-country skiing sprint days are typically the most difficult to pull off but result in some of the most exciting action for spectators, athletes and officials. Sprint races take place on a short course with a race time ranging from 1 minute for the youngest categories up to 4+ minutes…

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