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On the evening of Thursday, August 9th, from 7:00pm, a special community will gather to help fuel the dreams of athletes looking to, one day, represent our great Nation and compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

To celebrate our athletes, young and old, new and seasoned, Triathlon BC is hosting a special Fundraising evening that will take place on August 9th, at the Blackbird Social House, 905 Dunsmuir Street, in downtown Vancouver. Net proceeds from the evening, including ticket sales, donations and sales from both silent and live auction items, will be contributed to high performance athlete development in BC.

“Ever since I was 9 years old, I have dreamed of representing Canada at the Olympics and coming home with a gold medal around my neck,” said identified development athlete, West Kelowna’s Brock Hoel, “as I pursue my passion and ultimate goal, my journey will take me all around the world. With your help and generosity, my dream of racing for Canada at the top level can come true.”

New for 2018, Triathlon BC has partnered with the Fairmont Orchid Hotel on Hawaii's beautiful Big Island, the Lavaman Triathlon and Velofix in creating an unforgettable Hawaii Triathlon Getaway! Adding to the auction excitement, are an incredible Via Rail cross Canada travel voucher, a stay at Whistler’s fabulous Nitka Lake Lodge, and chocolates from world famous chocolatier, Thomas Haas.

We invite you to join senior TV broadcaster and media personality, Steve Darling, fellow athletes, senior business leader, invited VIPs, board members and staff will be on hand, as highlights the accomplishments of our historic athletes and provides opportunities to help propel our next generation of athletes on to the international stage.

“Triathlon BC is committed to landing a BC-based athlete on the international podium. To get there, the community needs to share our winning vision,” exclaimed Executive Director, Allan Prazsky. “Every single dollar we raise from the Gala will be used to propel our young athletes forward.”

Building Towards Excellence

EXCELLENCE: Donate $1,000.00 to help support a BC-based National Team athlete get to the 2019 ITU Elite World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland. Donors receive a custom Jakroo Triathlon BC cycling jersey and matching, top of the line, Jakroo bib-shorts, a tax receipt, together with a signed photo and personalized note from the supported athlete.

GOLD PODIUM: Donate $750.00 and send an identified Junior to a 10-day 2019 National Championship Training Camp. Donors receive a custom Jakroo Triathlon BC cycling jersey and matching, top of the line Jakroo bib-shorts, together with a tax receipt, and a personalized note from an athlete you support.

SILVER PODIUM: Donate $500.00 and send a developing young athlete to compete at the 2019 National Championships. Donors receive a custom Jakroo Triathlon BC cycling jersey and a tax receipt, together with a personalized note from an athlete you support.

BRONZE PODIUM: Donate $250.00 to allow a developing young athlete to compete in the entire 2019 BC SuperSeries of events. Donors receive a limited edition, Triathlon BC t-shirt and a tax receipt, together with a personalized race recap after each SuperSeries event from the athlete you support.

TRANSITION LEVEL Donate $100.00 to help screen our podium bound athletes, keeping our young competitors injury free and tracking towards excellence. Donors receive a limited edition, Triathlon BC t-shirt and a tax receipt, together with a summary brief of the health screening process.

National Sport Trust Fund (NSTF)

Triathlon BC’s Pool to Podium program has been created to bring high performance athletes from a provincial level to an international performance standard. These athletes have been identified as meeting and/or exceeding strict eligibility criteria. It brings together top tier athlete support, advanced coaching, intensive training, and international caliber competition opportunities. Donations made to the Pool to Podium program will be used to offset the cost of facility rentals, routine health and wellness screening, physiological testing and assessment, training, travel and cost of competitions for developing young athletes on the cusp of making our National Team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I am making a donation via cheque, but who should I make the cheque payable to?

The cheque should be made payable to the National Sport Trust Fund. Please do not write the cheque payable to the organization/club that you are donating to as they are not the registered charity who will be issuing the donation receipt to you.

Can I make recurring monthly or annual contributions online?

Unfortunately that option is unavailable online right now. However, we may do that for you if you send the National Sport Trust Fund Donor Form indicating how you would like to spread your donation over time under the payment section.

I am a business wishing to make a contribution. Which form do I fill out?

Businesses & Corporations will fill out the same form as an individual which is the National Sport Trust Fund Donor Form. Please write down the business name in the donor information section on the form.

When will I receive my donation tax receipt?

Donation receipts are processed and issued annually when the calendar year has finished. Donors will receive them in late January / early February of the following year. For example, if you made a donation in September 2017, then you will receive the tax receipt in February 2018 related to the 2017 fiscal year. If you made a donation in January 2017, then you will receive the tax receipt in February 2018 as well.

How will my donation be transferred back to the organization/club that I would like to support?

Please indicate the project name or number on the donor form so that we know which organization/club the funds should be directed to. If you are donating online, then please remember to select the correct project before you submit the donation.

How do I donate stocks or securities to an organization/club?

Please contact Triathlon BC for the required information and instructions if you would like to donate stocks/securities. You will need to download a copy of the National Sport Trust Fund Stock Donations Form. You will also need to speak with your broker and provide them with the information provided by Triathlon BC.