National Junior Team News:
Hello 2003-2004 National Team members,

Evolv Sports, a climbing shoe company out of Santa Barbara, California, is offering all current National Youth Team members the opportunity to acquire Evolv climbing shoes at a considerable discount.

Evolv is offering the athletes and coaches of the 2003-2004 National Youth Competition Climbing Team a super "pro-deal".  Athletes will be  able to purchase any shoe from the Evolv line at $55 CDN (+GST).  After  trying them out and assuming that the shoes fit and perform well and you wish to continue to wear Evolv shoes, Evolv will send you a second pair  for free (effectively getting two pairs for $55).  Every other pair after that will be offered to Team members at $55.  Evolv is also looking into initiating an incentive program for each athlete that will be performance based.  Details of this program will follow.

Pete Woods will be hosting an Evolv shoe demo in Calgary. The date for this will be announced soon. Sizing can be done then. Should you be unable to attend the shoe demo, there is a sizing system on the Evolv web site located at:

The entire line-up of shoes can be seen at:

Evolv understands that some of the athletes have existing shoe sponsorship deals and might not want to participate in this program. Not a problem - Evolv is offering it to anyone on the Team who wishes to try the shoes out, and there is no obligation or expectation that anyone on the team must participate.

Since this is a team deal, Evolv has asked that all orders get sent through a single point of contact.  If you want  to try a pair, email Knut Rokne at with all the information (what shoe, what size, where you want it sent), and he will send the team order in.  It is requested that all orders be received no later than May 24th.
If you have any questions or want more details, please feel free to drop me an email.

Knut Rokne

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Thank You to those of you that have competed and attended the many Youth climbing competitions sanctioned by the CEC for the 2003/2004 season. Special thanks to all the gyms that hosted these events and the incredible support we had from all the volunteers to make this a successful season.

The CEC is proud to announce the CEC 2004/2005 Youth National Team. For those that will be attending the Youth Worlds representing Canada in Scotland this September, Train Hard and Good Luck.
For those of you in the age categories Youth B and older you should have received an information package regarding your attendance at this years Youth Worlds in Scotland this September. If you do not have this information, please contact our Travel Coordinator, Patty Kennedy  (email)

All communications will be done via email, so it is very important that you keep your email current with Patty Kennedy and notify her of any changes immediately.