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Celebration of season 2016/17 – annual presentation night was a success

Hi all, A short summary from last night’s presentation night that celebrated 2016/17 – our most successful season ever! Lots of participation, three titles from the Triathlon NSW Club Champs, Central West Interclub trophy, plus numerous individual performances. Well done to our President Mick Lockyer who ran the evening, and Matt Dean for calcs for […]

OCTC Presentation Night

A reminder that the OCTC presentation night is on next Saturday 20th May. Celebrations are getting under way from 5pm upstairs at the Hotel Canobolas. To ensure that everyone has eaten before the formalities, we are encouraging everyone to have their meals order by 6pm as the awards will kick off at 6.30pm. We are […]

Kevin and Sid’s Ironwill

Hi Piranhas, In 1993 Sid James planned to enter his first Ironman but an accident which left him quadriplegic meant this opportunity would never happen. He is currently the race director for the Victor Harbour triathlons in South Australia and has been for over 20 years. Sid does this from his home office and wheelchair. […]

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Survey results – plans begin for season 17/18

winnersHi OCTC,

We had a whopping 52 responses to our survey and this is an initial summary of insights / recommendations from these:

  • We should have roughly same number of events next season
  • If people don’t race, mainly due competing family / work, and then it is due competing triathlons – it is a crowded calendar!
  • Race day schedule has overwhelming support ie start with Sprint, finish with Midget
  • Race day experience overall is good, and room still to improve
  • Gosling Creek aquathlon series on a Fri arvo has support
  • We need to be mindful of Sprint and Olympic qualifiers for Gold Coast World Age Group as we build our OCTC calendar
  • Solid base of volunteers for next season, no new committee nominees, but some new names for other jobs
  • Heaps of great ideas – will take some time to work through them and work out which ones we can pull off next season

Next steps:

  • A small group will now take these survey results and plan season 17/18.
  • We will be in contact in mid Sep with those who volunteered – now is the time to relax, enjoy an off season and see you again at the breaking of the ice in late Sept!

Dave Hunter
on behalf of 16/17 committee

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