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1. ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Huskie Athletics, University of Saskatchewan, Physical Activity Complex (PAC) 87 Campus Dr Saskatoon SK S7N 5B2 306 -966-6502 306-966-1020 huskies@usask.ca www.universitysport.ca/e/championships/w_basketball/2008 www.huskies.usask.ca Name Bill Seymour Pat Rogal Todd Jarvis Michelle MacDonald Paul Humbert & Mike Kyllo Nicole Josin Kent Hartshorn Sean Gilchrist Roger Moskaluke Paula Patola Rhonda Shishkin Laurel Rossnagel & Brian Rossnagel Dorothy Van’t Hoff Mike Jenkins Nancy Lackie & Randi MacDonald Maryann Deutscher Shawn Rempel Barb Klassen Sheila-Ann Newton Telephone 306-966-1022 306-374-6224 306-221-8623 306-966-1023 306-683-7912 306-966-1024 306-966-1105 306-966-1034 306-966-1051 306-966-1026 306-373-4524 306-270-0793 306-966-1111 306-655-8262 306-975-9266 306-966-1025 306-244-7885 613-562-5670 ext 23 Email bill.seymour@usask.ca pat.rogal@sasktel.net todd.jarvis@saskatoon.ca michelle.macdonald@usask.ca humbertp@spsd.sk.ca hkyllo@shaw.ca nicole.josin@usask.ca kent.hartshorn@usask.ca sean.gilchrist@usask.ca roger.moskaluke@usask.ca ppatola@shaw.ca rhonda.shishkin@usask.ca llr475@mail.usask.ca brian.rossnagel@usask.ca jodomal@sasktel.net mike@candlelakegolfresort.com nancy.lackie@saskatoonhealthregion.ca randi.mac@shaw.ca mtdeutscher@hotmail.com shawn.rempel@usask.ca blk752@mail.usask.ca snewton@universitysport.ca

Address: Fax: Phone: Email: Website:

Position Convenor Event Chairperson Transportation Athlete Services Technical Coordinator/ Officials Communication/ Sports Information Promotion/Publicity Huskie Athletics Event Coordinator /Minor Officials Facilities Volunteers Medical Staff/Doping Sponsorship Hospitality/Banquet Ticket Information Community/Alumni Events Accreditation Administration Huskie Athletics – Marketing Finance CIS Manager Events & Programs




Wednesday, March 5 8:00am – 8:30pm 2:00pm 9:00pm Thursday, March 6 All day 9:00am – 5:00pm 6:30pm 9:30pm 9:00pm – 12:00am Friday March 7 All day 8:00am – 12:00pm 8:00am – 12:00pm 9:00am – 12:00pm 1:00pm – 9:30pm Post-game 5:30pm – 9:30pm 7:30pm 9:00pm – 12:00am Saturday, March 8 All day 8:00am – 12:00pm 1:00pm – 9:30pm Post-game 12:30pm – 9:30pm 9:00pm – 12:00am Sunday, March 9 All day TBD 8:00am – 11:30am 8:00am – 12:00pm 1:00pm – 7:30pm Post-game 12:30pm – 7:30pm 8:00pm 3.

Team Practices – See Section 4 Media Conference – See Section 8 Team Information Meeting – See Section 7 Athletes Break Room – See Section 15 Team Practices – See Section 4 All-Canadian Banquet – See Section 5 Technical Meeting – See Section 7 ** immediately following Banquet** Hilton Hospitality Room – See Section 15 Athletes Break Room – See Section 15 Coaches Association Meeting – See Section 7 Team Practice Schedule – See Section 4 Women in Sport Session – See Section 5 Competition – See Section 3 Athletes Nutrition Room – See Section 15 PAC Hospitality Lounge – See Section 15 Opening Ceremonies – See Section 6 Hilton Hospitality Room – See Section 15 Athletes Break Room – See Section 15 Team Practices – See Section 4 Competition – See Section 3 Athletes Nutrition Room – See Section 15 PAC Hospitality Lounge – See Section 15 Hilton Hospitality Room – See Section 15 Athletes Break Room – See Section 15 TV Production Meeting – See Section 7 Youth Basketball Coaching Clinic – See Section 5 Team Practices – See Section 4 Competition – See Section 3 Athletes Nutrition Room – See Section 15 PAC Hospitality Lounge – See Section 15 Post-Tournament Social – See Section 5


All games played in the PAC Team Rooms will be assigned before each game. Team managers or host can obtain towels and keys from the PAC equipment room with ID. To be returned after each game. Friday, March 7 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:00pm 7:30pm 8:00pm Quarter-Final #1 Quarter-Final #2 Quarter-Final #3 - Huskies will play at this time Opening Ceremony Quarter Final #4

Saturday, March 8 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:00pm 8:00pm Sunday March 9 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:00pm

Consolation Semifinal #1 Consolation Semifinal #2 Semifinal #1 Semifinal #2 5th Place Consolation Final Bronze Medal Game (Bronze Medals Presented) Gold Medal “Bronze Baby” Championship Final - Televised on The Score (Medal Presentations and Closing Ceremonies to follow)



All practices on the PAC main court Wednesday, March 5 8:00am – 8:30pm (1 hour 30 minute sessions) To book practice time on Wednesday see attached Team Information Form Thursday, March 6 9:00am – 5:00pm (55 minute sessions) Host team will have earliest practise time. (D7). Friday, March 7 8:00am - 8:30am 8:30am - 9:00am 9:00am - 9:30am 9:30am - 10:00am 10:00am - 10:30am 10:30am - 11:00am 11:00am - 11:30am 11:30am - 12:00pm Saturday, March 8 8:00am - 8:30am 8:30am - 9:00am 9:00am - 9:30am 9:30am - 10:00am 10:00am - 10:30am 10:30am - 11:00am 11:00am - 11:30am 11:30am - 12:00pm Sunday, March 10 9:00am - 9:45am 9:45am - 10:30am 10:30am - 11:15am 11:15am - 12:00pm

GAME A 1:00pm GAME A 1:00pm GAME B 3:00pm GAME B 3:00m GAME C 6:00pm GAME C 6:00pm GAME D 8:00pm GAME D 8:00pm

Higher seed has choice of practice time Higher seed has choice of practice time Higher seed has choice of practice time Higher seed has choice of practice time



Higher seed has choice of practice time Higher seed has choice of practice time




All-Canadian Banquet Date Site Schedule Dress Cost Purchasing Tickets Purchase Deadline

Thursday, March 6 Hilton Garden Inn, Main Ballroom 6:30pm Reception 7:00pm Banquet Semi-Formal Participating Teams – $40/ticket (team complement of up to 20 tickets) Non-Participating Coaches – $40/ticket Additional Team Tickets, General Public, Sponsors – $60/ticket Team must place ticket orders by completing the Team Information Form Limited number of tickets available for parents, guests, etc. Parents, guests, etc. can purchase tickets by contacting 306-966-1021 or huskies@usask.ca Monday, March 3, 2008

Post-Tournament Social – Participants, Coaches, VIPs Date Sunday, March 9 Site Joe’s Sports Bar (Must be 19 years of age) 345 2nd Ave N Schedule 8:00pm Following Bronze Baby Championship Final Women in Sport Session CAAWS Young Women Leadership Session – “Unleash your Leadership Potential” Participants from local high schools and the University of Saskatchewan Non-participating All-Canadians will be invited to attend Date Friday, March 7 Site PAC Schedule 9:00am – 12:00pm Facilitators Natalie Lukiw – former Huskie and National volleyball team player Elaina Guilmette – High school teacher and coach Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic Non-participating All-Canadians will be invited to participate Led by National Team Coaches. Contact Nathan Schellenberg 280-6383 Date Sunday, March 9 Site Education Gym Time 8:30am – 11:00am 6. OPENING CEREMONIES Friday, March 7 PAC 7:30pm (Immediately following Quarter-Final #3 and preceding Quarter-Final #4)

Date Site Schedule • • • •


Participating team representatives and dignitaries are asked to report to PAC Equipment Desk by 7:10pm for direction One player from each team is asked to participate in the opening ceremonies wearing team warm-ups that will identify which team they are representing Each player will be matched up with a youth female basketball player to walk out and stand with during the opening ceremonies We are asking each team to bring a team or school t-shirt to give to the young player to wear at the opening ceremonies. Please ensure the size is Adult medium. The t-shirts can be brought with the team representative when they report at 7:10pm, or immediately after the game for the quarter final #3 competing teams Teams competing in the 8:00pm game will receive a full 20 minute warm up

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Teams may view the opening ceremonies from the stands – Section 10 will be reserved. MEETINGS

Team Information Meeting Date Wednesday, March 5 Site Hilton Garden Inn, Room 1606 Schedule 9:00pm General information about the championship will be provided to coaches and questions will be answered. One coach from each team is asked to attend. Technical Meeting Date Site Schedule Thursday, March 6 Hilton Garden Inn, Prince Albert Room, 2nd floor 9:30pm (Immediately following the banquet)

Coaches Association Meeting ****NOTE ROOM CHANGE Date Friday, March 7 Site Hilton Garden Inn, South Ballroom Schedule 8:00am – 12:00pm Light breakfast to be provided For more information contact Coaches Association President Pam Danis at danisp@cc.umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8785 Television Production Meeting Date Sunday, March 9 Site PAC Schedule TBD Team Meeting Room & Video Room Participating teams will have access to a Video Room with TV and DVD player, and a Team meeting room Date Tuesday, March 4 to Sunday, March 9 Site Hilton Garden Inn Schedule Bookings can be made by contacting Becky at 306-667-5343 or, at the Hilton front desk Rooms will be available all through the day and evening. 8. MEDIA CONFERENCE & ACCREDITATION

Media Conference Date Schedule Site

Wednesday, March 5 2:00pm PAC, 2nd Floor by climbing wall

30 media kits are required for distribution at the media conference and the championship site. CIS policy When indicated that attendance and participation in the opening media conference of a CIS Championship is mandatory, participating teams whose head coach and athlete (minimum one) fail to attend as scheduled will be assessed a fine in the amount of $250.00 for the coach not attending and $250.00 for the athlete not attending. Teams will not be fined if unable to attend the Wednesday Media Conference but are encouraged to attend if have arrived in Saskatoon. If able to attend, teams are asked to send their head coach and one player, preferably an AllCanadian or team captain. Media Accreditation Media Accreditation applications will be accepted until Monday, March 3. An application must be completed and returned by fax 306-966-6502 or by email to nicole.josin@usask.ca. A photo pass ID will be given out to all media members. To assist in the processing of the media pass, please email a photo in jpeg format to nicole.josin@usask.ca Please ensure that the image

size is no larger than 500K. The form can be found in the media section of the championship website. (www.cisport.ca/e/championships/w_basketball/2008/media.cfm) Wireless Internet Access Wireless Internet is available throughout the PAC to the media. Upon arrival at the championship media room, help will be given to access the Internet by College of Kinesiology Computer Support Staff. Interview Accessibility Coaches and athletes will be available for an interview upon request five minutes following the end of the game. All media is asked to meet at the designated area (just outside the media room) for a CIS Championship Committee member to gather names of those wanted for an interview. That athlete or coach will be brought out to the designated area for an interview. Any requests outside of a game context must be made through Sports Information Director, Nicole Josin. 9. CHAMPIONSHIP HOTEL

Participating teams, All-Canadians and visiting coaches only: Hilton Garden Inn Host will provide, free of charge, 10 room nights to participating teams at the Championship hotel. (Equivalent of 10 rooms for 1 night.) Rooms will be credited to the team’s bill. Sufficient rooms have been held at the Hilton Garden in for all visiting teams, All-Canadians and visiting coaches. Teams are asked to confirm their booking only after having qualified for the Championship. Address 90 22nd Street E Phone 306-244-2311 ext 5405 Fax 306-664-2234 Email reservations_saskatoon@hilton.com Contact Person Tegan Friesen Room Rates $119.00 + tax Cots No Charge Distance from PAC 3 km Shuttle service Yes CIS policy All participating teams and team personnel attending a CIS Championship requiring accommodation must stay at the CIS Championship designated host hotel. Families, fans, media and officials: Delta Bessbourough Address 601 Spadina Cr E Phone 800-268-1133 or 306-244-5521 Fax 306-244-5521 Room rate $140.00 + tax Indicate "CIS Women's Basketball" when booking Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Rate and availability are not guaranteed once the block has been filled. Book early to ensure availability and rate. Families, fans and media: Saskatoon Inn Address 2002 Airport Dr Phone 800-667-8789 or 306-242-1440 Fax 306-244-2779 Room rate $119.00 + tax Indicate "Huskie Athletics Block" when booking


Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Rate and availability are not guaranteed once the block has been filled. Book early to ensure availability and rate. 10. TRANSPORTATION

Shuttle Service • Host will provide, free of charge, all onsite ground transportation for all participating teams as a personalized shuttle service for the duration of the tournament • Airport pickup and drop off will be provided • Shuttle service will only be offered if the need is indicated on the Team Information Form • VIP shuttle will be available from the Hilton Garden Inn to the PAC • Dispatch located at Volunteer Break Room at the PAC (306-966-1110) during the Championship • Shuttle service is available to non-participating coaches if requested in advance. Flight itineraries should be emailed to huskies@usask.ca by Monday, March 3 Parking • The Stadium Parkade is located conveniently across College Drive from the PAC • Rates: weekdays before 5:00pm $6.00 per exit, after 5:00pm and weekends $2.00 per exit 11. VEHICLE RENTAL

Budget Car Rental Address Phone

2625 Airport Drive Unit 7 306-244-7925

Saskatchewan Transit Company (STC) – Bus Rental Phone 306-933-5714 Contact Sean Graham 12. REGISTRATION & TEAM ACCREDITATION

Participating Teams • Accreditation will be delivered to the head coach at the host hotel • Each participating team will receive a maximum of 20 accreditation passes • Additional tournament passes may be purchased • Each participating team will be provided with team hosts to assist them for the duration of their stay • To receive accreditation, teams are asked to complete the Team Information Form Non-Participating Head Coaches • Accreditation package can be picked up at the banquet. • If not attending the banquet, accreditation pick-up is available at the Hilton on Thursday, March 6 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm • Non-participating coach’s package will include: o 1 tournament pass – reserved seating in VIP Section o 1 VIP accreditation to the Hospitality Lounge at the PAC and the Hilton Garden Inn o Each non-participating school will be allotted 1 accreditation pass. Additional Tournament Passes may be purchased • Banquet tickets are available for $40/ticket. Please order in advance by contacting 306-966-1021 or huskies@usask.ca • Shuttle service is available to non-participating coaches if requested in advance. Flight itineraries should be emailed to huskies@uask.ca by Monday, March 3 • There are a number of rooms booked at the Hilton Garden Inn for non-participating coaches. Please book directly with the hotel. See section 9 Non-Participating All-Canadians

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Accreditation package can be can be picked up at the banquet Non-participating All-Canadians package will include: o 1 Tournament Pass – Reserved Seating in VIP Section o 1 VIP Accreditation to Hospitality Lounge at PAC and the Hilton Garden Inn o 1 Banquet Ticket will be provided Non-participating All-Canadians activities: o Women in Sport Session – Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm PAC o Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic – Sunday 8:00am – 11:30pm Non-participating All–Canadians will be contacted by a host upon arrival Transportation to events will be provided Please confirm attendance at the Championship by Thursday, February 28 by contacting at huskies@usask.ca or 306-966-1023 SPONSORSHIP


Host Championship Sponsors Presenting Sponsor Graham Official Sponsors Cameco Corporation C95/Rawlco Radio Great Western Brewing Company Hilton Garden Inn McKercher Mckercher & Whitmore LLP PotashCorp Saskatchewan Blue Cross Sask Energy The StarPhoenix University of Saskatchewan Vaughn Wyant Automotive Group Gold Sponsor Saskatoon Co-op Saskatoon Media group Global TV Accutek Innovations Pelican Signs Saputo Milk To Go Saskatchewan Lotteries SGI Canada Villanova Energy Corp./Keystone Royalty Corp. Al Anderson Source for Sports Crestline Glentel and Becker Communication JBM Logistics Long Tie Logistics Inc. Saskatchewan Oat Growers Commission Sasktel Secan Virtus Group Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors LLP Agrium Basketball Saskatchewan Inc. Booster Juice Canada Safeway Culligan Water Matters Delta Bessborough

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


In Motion KPMG Management Services LP Olympian Sports Excellence The Rent-it Store University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association Werezak’s Pharmacy CIS Championship Sponsors Desjardins Spalding Mitsubishi 14. TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Facilities Dimension Lighting Scoreboard Floor/Field Seating Capacity Team Rooms Equipment Game Ball

Standard 50ft x 94ft Metal Halide lights 1) Nevco Standard 2) Fully programmable Colour Jumbotron Maple Hardwood 2,460 4 Spalding ZK Pro 1000 Size 6

Laundry • Towels will be provided at the bench. Towels required for team rooms will need to be requested in advance with ID, through PAC equipment desk. • Hilton Garden Inn has coin laundry facilities located on 2nd floor • Off site laundry service has been arranged with Off Broadway Laundry for uniform. University of Saskatchewan and Huskie Athletics will not take responsibility for team uniforms. Laundry service details: • Off Broadway Laundromat (BL) • Dirty uniforms will be put into tubs following each game by an assigned volunteer • Uniforms must be counted, signed off by volunteer and placed into the tub marked with the appropriate school name • Tubs are then to be delivered to the front doors of the PAC • BL will pick up tubs at the front door of the PAC • BL will deliver the tubs of clean uniforms back to the front door of the PAC • Volunteer will pick up the tubs, confirm the uniforms and return the clean uniforms to the appropriate team or dressing room • If no dressing room is assigned, tubs will be kept in the equipment room Laundry Schedule: Friday, March 7 # 1 - 3:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs A and B # 2 - 5:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs C and D # 3 - 8:30pm – BL deliver - four tubs A, B, C, D; pickup - two tubs E and F # 4 - 10:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs G and H Saturday, March 8 # 5 - 10:00am – BL deliver four tubs E, F, G, H # 6 - 3:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs J and K # 7 - 5:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs L and M # 8 - 8:30pm – BL deliver - four tubs J, K, L, M; pickup - two tubs N and O # 9 - 10:30pm – BL pickup - two tubs P and Q

Sunday, March 9 # 10 - 10:00am – BL deliver four tubs N, O, P, Q Therapy/Medical Services The following information will clarify the medical and therapy services available during your stay at the University of Saskatchewan: Services Provided The Huskie Head Therapist, physiotherapist and/or student trainers will be present at all games. Student Trainers will be assigned to each team. The role of the student trainer is to act as a medical liaison for each team. If requested, the student trainer can provide pre-participation taping, stretching, etc. The Huskie Head Therapist or a student trainer will discuss the emergency action protocol with the visiting medical staff prior to competition. All training supplies (tape, tensors, etc) must be provided by the visiting team or a charge of cost recovery of supplies will apply. The following emergency equipment will be on site at the PAC in the gym: Ice and ice bags Crutches Splints Knee immobilizers, slings Scoop stretcher Blanket, towels A hydroculator, hot packs, covers/towels will be available in room 195 at the PAC Hot and cold tubs are available in room 190.4 at the PAC Room 195 at the PAC is available for pre and post participation activities such as taping, stretching, etc. This room has treatment tables, hot packs, ice machine and a sink. The Huskie Athletics Sports Medicine Centre is located in Room 190 of the PAC. Clinic hours are M-Th 7:30am – 5:00pm, Friday 7:30am – 12:00pm Licensed health professionals can make arrangements to use the clinic by calling the Huskie Head Therapist in advance of the championships Teams who are not traveling with Licensed/Certified personnel and require treatment for their athletes must specify needs on the Team Information Form There will be no physicians on site Physicians will be on call during the tournament Appointments to see a physician can be arranged through the student trainer or the Head Therapist All athletes must present their Provincial Health Care Insurance number and emergency contact information The Canada West Illness and Injury Attending Report will be used MediClinic 101-3301 8th St E 306-955-1530 Open 8:00am – 10:00pm Thursday/Friday, 9:00am -9:00pm Saturday Royal University Hospital – on campus 3 blocks away from the PAC Shoppers Drug Mart Grosvenor Park Mall 2105 8th St E 306-374-4888 Open 24 hours Emergency: 911 Campus Security: 306-966-5555 Huskie Athletics Sports Medicine Centre: 306-966-1027 Hospital: Royal University Hospital Emergency Dept 306-655-1362


Training Room


Physician Services

Injury Medi-centres / Hospital


Important Phone Numbers

Head Therapist: Rhonda Shishkin Phone: 306-966-1026 Fax: 306-966-6502 Email: rhonda.shishkin@usask.ca Athletic Director: Bill Seymour 306-966-1022 15. HOSPITALITY ROOMS

VIPs & Coaches Hilton Hospitality Room Dates March 6, 7 & 8 Site Hilton Garden Inn, Room 1606 Schedule Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9:00pm – 12:00am VIPs, Sponsors & Coaches PAC Hospitality Lounge Date March 7, 8 & 9 Site PAC, North West Track Cash Bar – closing ½ hour before room closes. Schedule Friday 5:30pm - 9:30pm Saturday 12:30pm - 9:30pm Sunday 12:30pm – 7:30pm Athletes Break Room Date March , 7, 8 & 9 Site Hilton Garden Inn, Room 306 Couches, tables, TV, wireless Internet access Schedule Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Keys to access the room will be available at the hotel front desk by a Coach. Room is not to be used for team meetings (See section 7 for team meeting rooms) Athletes Nutrition Room Date March 7, 8, & 9 Site PAC room 376 Schedule Friday – Post-Games Saturday – Post-Games Sunday – Post-Games 16. TICKETS

To purchase tickets please contact Huskie Athletics 306-966-1021 or huskies@usask.ca Tournament Pass $50.00 Pass includes express entrance and reserved seating to all 11 games including the Bronze Baby Championship game. Friday & Saturday Session Pass Rush seating 2 games per session Session 1 Friday 1:00pm & 3:00pm Session 2 Friday 6:00pm & 8:00pm Session 3 Saturday 1:00pm & 3:00pm Session 4 Saturday 6:00pm & 8:00pm Adult Seniors & Students Under 12 $15.00 $10.00 $5.00

Championship Session

Rush seating 3 games Championship Session Sunday 1:00pm, 3:00pm & 6:00pm Adult Seniors & Students Under 12 $20.00 $15.00 $10.00

Session Vouchers Friday and Saturday sessions only Voucher can be redeemed for 1 Adult, Student or Senior session pass OR 2 Children (Under 12) tickets Redeem at any ticket sale outlet at least 48 hours prior to session - $15 Boston Pizza Team Paks $74.00 Book at least 48 hours prior to session Friday or Saturday session only 12 Pak Team Pak includes 2 adult Tickets, 10 children tickets and 12 slices of Boston Pizza to be served at the event Group Tickets Adult Seniors & Students Under 12 $10.00 $7.00 $3.00

Minimum 20 tickets Rush seating Friday & Saturday sessions only Book at least 48 hours prior to session 17. SPORT INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

Host Below is a list of items the championship host sports information office must receive from participating schools a) Press Kit CIS Policy e) Failure of the participating team to comply with policy will result in an assessment of a $500.00 fine per instance of non-compliance. • • Send electronic copy of press kit to the host university sports information department by Monday, March 3 Bring 30 hard copies of press kit to the host

b) Team Information The host requires the items listed below for use in the championship program, PowerPoint presentation and Jumbotron. These are minimum requirements and the host may request additional information to be provided (e.g. video footage). Jumbotron requirements: • Head shot of all team members, coaches, and support staff • Team roster (including name, year of eligibility, college or area of study, height, home town) Upload the high resolution head shots to CIS FTP site at ftp://stewie:griffin@universitysport.ca. Email team rosters to nicole.josin@usask.ca All teams still in contention for the Championship are asked to submit the above requirements by Monday, February 25. We understand that by this deadline you may not yet have qualified for the Championship, however we appreciate teams’ cooperation in assisting us with event preparation.

Additional requirements: • Team roster • Season highlights (write-up) • Team photo • Action photos (at least 3-4) • Head shot and action photo of All-Canadians • Thumbnail sketch of All-Canadians • Head shot and action photo of Major Award Winners All information should be sent to: Nicole Josin at nicole.josin@usask.ca, 306-966-1024 by Monday, March 3. CIS Office Below is a list of items the CIS office must receive from participating schools. The electronic copy of press kit will be posted in “participating teams” section of the championship website immediately upon reception by the CIS office. a) Press Kit Send electronic copy of press kit to: CIS Communications Manager: belanger@universitysport.ca CIS Web & Statistics Manager: ilacqua@universitysport.ca Deadline: Monday prior to championship Note: the CIS office does NOT require a hard copy of press kit either by courier or fax b) Team Information The CIS Communications Manager requires the following team information for participating teams. Complete the following and return via email to belanger@universitysport.ca. Head Coach (name, # of seasons, career record): Team regular season record: Team regular season standing: Team playoff record: Team playoff finish: CIS championship, total # of appearances: CIS championship, year of last appearance: CIS championship, result last appearance: CIS championship, sequence (e.g. 5th straight, 9 of last 10, first in 10 years): CIS championship, best result (with year(s)): Conference award winners (current season): Conference all-stars (current season: Additional, interesting, human interest facts about your team (indicate 5-6) e.g.: Team qualified with OT win in conference final Team still looking for first win in fifth appearance at nationals Coach is 3-time conference coach of the year, former national team coach Player X had 10 multi-goal games Player X is son/daughter of Player X brother/sister played for school Deadline: Sunday prior to championship c) Major Award Winners If your school has one or more CIS major award winners (player/rookie/coach of the year, etc.), bios must be prepared and submitted to the CIS Communications Manager to be used for CIS major awards and all-Canadians press release. Send via email to belanger@universitysport.ca. Deadline: Sunday prior to championship Sample of bio:

Joanna Niemczewska of the Calgary Dinos is the 2004-05 recipient of the Mary Lyons Award as CIS player of the year. She becomes the first back-to-back winner of the award since Jenny Cartmell of Alberta in 1998-99 and 1999-00. The 5-foot-10, fourth-year right-side hitter finished second in the Canada West conference this season with 276 kills, 3.54 kills per game, and 4.10 points per game. The 21-year-old led the Dinos to a perfect 20-0 regular season record and the Canada West playoff title, one year after helping the Dinos capture their first CIS banner in 10 seasons. In 2003-04, Niemczewska was named CIS player of the year, CIS female athlete of the year, first team All-Canadian, and CIS championship all-star. A native of Warsaw, Poland who moved to Calgary at the age of four, the social science student comes from an athletic family. Her father played on the Warsaw University basketball team, while her mother was a member and captain of Poland’s national student volleyball team. Niemczewska joined the U of C directly from St. Mary’s High School where she led her team to the City championship in both volleyball and basketball earning MVP honours in both sports. d) Photos Upload a high resolution head and shoulders shot of CIS major award winner(s) to CIS FTP site at ftp://stewie:griffin@universitysport.ca. Photo size of 4 inches wide x 5 inches high at 300 dpi is preferred as it is suitable for print and can be easily downsized for web usage. Deadline: Sunday prior to championship (for head shots of major award winners) Note: please feel free to upload any additional photos from your team (action shots, etc.) to the CIS FTP site. Television Production details TBD The Score 370 King St W Suite 435 PO Box 10 Toronto ON M5V 1J9 If you require any additional information after reading this sports information bulletin, please contact: Michel Bélanger CIS Communications Manager Tel. (613) 562-5670 ext. 25 Cell. (613) 447-6334 belanger@universitysport.ca Webcasting & Live Stats • Live stats will be available throughout the championship. Visit the Championship website for more details 18. WHAT TO DO IN SASKATOON

What to do and see • Wanneskewin Heritage Park – RR4 Penner Road • Meewasin Valley Trail – Downtown along South Saskatchewan River • Western Development Museum – 2610 Lorne Ave S • Diefenbaker Canada Centre on Campus – 102 Diefenbaker Pl, University of Saskatchewan • Mendal Art Gallery – 950 Spadina Cres E • PAC Fit Centre – Drop in fees apply Shopping • The Centre Shop (Huskie Store) – Lower Place Riel, U of S Campus – open Monday – Thursday 8:00am to 8:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm • Midtown Plaza – across from the Hilton Garden Inn • Shops on 2nd Ave and 21st St • Scotia Centre Mall – 123 2nd Ave S • Preston Crossing (Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, Old Navy, etc.) – North on Preston Ave from U of S


Circle Park Mall - 3510 8th St E

Restaurants Casual/Family • Hilton Garden Inn – Great North American Grill – 306-667-5300 • Alexander’s Restaurant – 414 Cumberland Ave N – 306-956-7777 • Louis’ – U of S Campus – 306-966-7000 • Chianti’s (Pasta) – 102 Idylwyld Dr N (walking distance from Hilton) – 306-665-8466 • Boston Pizza – 1601 8th St – 306-955-3400 • Taverna Italian Restaurant – 219 21st St E – 306-652-6366 • Tomas the Cook Family Restaurant – 3-305 Idylwyld Drive N – 306-665-8383 • East Side Mario’s – 2335 8th St E – 306-665-5550 Fine Dining • Samurai Restaurant – Bessborough Hotel – 306-244-5521 • John’s Prime Rib – 401 21st St E – 306-244-6384 • Earls – 610 2nd Ave N – 306-664-4060 • Saskatoon Station Place – 221 Idylwyld Dr N – 306-244-7777 • 2nd Avenue Grill – 10-123 2nd Ave S – 306-244-9899


2007/08 CIS Women’s Basketball Championship Team Information Form
This completed form is to be submitted by all participating teams by Monday, March 3, 2008, or as soon as championship participation has been confirmed. Please send to the attention of Michelle MacDonald, Huskie Athletics by one of the following methods: • E-mail to huskies@usask.ca • Fax to 306-966-6502 School Name _________________________________ Contact Person _________________________________ Contact E-mail Contact Phone _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________

Onsite Contact Person (example: head coach or team manager) Onsite Contact Number (example: cell phone number) TEAM BANQUET INFORMATION

Number of tickets required _______ x $40 per ticket = total cost of banquet tickets $_______ Please indicate any vegetarian requirements _______ Please note: Teams will be invoiced after the championship for the cost of the banquet tickets. Teams will be invoiced for the requested amount of tickets, regardless of whether or not tickets are used. PRACTICE TIMES Teams will be assigned practice times beginning Thursday, March 6 based on tournament seeding. (See bulletin.) Additional practice times on Tuesday and Wednesday will be assigned on a first-requested, first-assigned basis. Yes, our team would like a practice time on Tuesday, March 4 Yes, our team would like a practice time on Wednesday, March 5 SHUTTLE SERVICE Please check one: Yes, our team would like to access the complimentary shuttle service throughout the Championship If yes, number of people accessing the shuttle service _______ No, we will not require shuttle service during the Championship FLIGHT INFORMATION Number of people on flight _______ Arrival Information Date: _________________________________ Time: _________________________________ Flight Number: __________________________ COMMENTS ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Departure Information Date: _________________________________ Time: _________________________________ Flight Number: __________________________ Preferred time of day _______ Preferred time of day _______

If yes, a member of the Technical Committee will be in contact with the team prior to arrival to confirm practice times.


MEDICAL SERVICES Yes, our team requires a dedicated trainer A medical host liaison will be on site for the duration of the Championship, but if specific treatment is needed (for example: ankle taping), teams are asked to request it in advance. Yes, specific treatment is needed ACCREDITATION Please list the first and last name of all those requiring accreditation for the Championship. ATHLETES Description of treatment(s): ___________________________________________










STAFF Example: SIDs, medical staff, trainers, managers, ADs. Please list name and title.






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