Athletes' Creed / CREDO DES ATHLETES

We, the athletes, promise to maintain a positive and friendly attitude on and off the competition floor. We will adhere to the rules and regulations at all time and demonstrate respect for judges, coaches, parents, volunteers, competitors and, most of all, ourselves.

Nous, les athlètes, promettons de conserver une attitude positive et amicale dans le cadre et a l'extérieur des compétitions. Nous observerons les règlements en tout temps et aurons du respect pour les juges, les entraîneurs, les parents, les bénévoles, les concurrents et, surtout, nous-mêmes. Read more »

Proper Makeup Care & Safety

Submitted By: Cassandra Frank

When is it Time to Throw Out Your Makeup?

All make up expires at some point and should be discarded due to health and quality concerns. Despite preservatives, bacteria will grow in makeup especially if it has not been stored properly. Bacteria can cause several mild and more severe health issues which are easily avoidable. Old makeup also lacks the smoothness and quality of new, bacteria free, makeup. Read more »

Stress and Motivation

Submitted By: Sara Thibeault

Sometimes competition can be stressful, but if you know how to handle it, a little bit of stress can be helpful! Read more »

An Athlete’s Mental Tools

Submitted By: Danielle Priel

Have you ever been nervous to twirl in front of judges or a lot of people? Well, you’re not alone.  Many other twirlers feel the same way.  Here are some mental training suggestions to boost your confidence. Read more »

Proper Pre-Competition Nutrition

Submitted By: Cassandra Frank

Importance of a Good Training Diet

There are no miracle meals that can be consumed prior to, during, or after a competition that will compensate for a poor training diet. Athletes should always eat a well-balanced diet rich in complex carbohydrates to prevent chronic energy depletion and nutritional deficiencies. Along with proper nutrition athletes should always consume lots of water to remain hydrated when training. Read more »

Investors Group Athlete Bursary Deadline Approaches

January 19, 2011 - The deadline for applications for the 2011 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund is MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011.

In keeping with their commitment to amateur sport in Canada, Investors Group established an Amateur Athlete Bursary Fund for Canada’s top amateur athletes in 2000. Read more »