Programs & Services Overview

1.     PROGRAMS

1.1.       Though the sport of Sepak Takraw has spread a lot on its own after Asia Presentations and and/or Sepak Takraw Clinics that were presented by ASEC International, now that STAS has incorporated to oversee and govern the development of Sepak Takraw in Saskatchewan, STAS has set out a plan to offer the following programs and encourage Sepak Takraw activities for male and female athletes of all ages and abilities throughout the province:

1.1.1.            Modified Mini Kicks, for ages 6 – 10: Introduction to Sepak Takraw to young children;

1.1.2.            Youth Indoor Leagues/Programs, for ages 11 – 14: Indoor Sepak Takraw season, providing opportunities for teams to develop their skills in Elementary/Junior High School, play other teams from other schools, and play in tournaments;

1.1.3.            Junior Indoor Leagues/Programs, for ages 15 – 19: Indoor Sepak Takraw season, providing opportunities for teams to develop their skills in High School, play other teams from other schools, and play in tournaments;

1.1.4.            Youth & Junior Outdoor Leagues/Programs: during the summer holidays, providing opportunities for teams to develop their skills and get extra practice playing on grassy park areas in Regina and eventually other cities as well;

1.1.5.            Senior/Adult Leagues/Programs, for ages 20 & up: Indoor and Outdoor season, providing opportunities for adults to continue enjoying playing Sepak Takraw as a life-long sport/recreational activity that will keep them active, in shape, flexible and agile, and enhance their quality of life;

1.1.6.             Youth, Junior & Senior Provincial Championships: to take place annually in the month of July;

1.1.7.            Junior & Senior National Championships: STAS endeavors to work with the Sepak Takraw Association of Canada (STAC) and it’s members to periodically host the national tournament, which usually takes place annually in the month of August;

1.1.8.            Summer Training Camps: Skills/recruitment camps designed to facilitate and solidify Provincial Teams for National competitions;

1.1.9.            Provincial Team Training Programs: Advanced training programs used to develop elite athletes and teams to represent Saskatchewan at major Provincial and National Competitions;

1.1.10.         “Doubles”, “Beach” and “Hoop” Sepak Takraw Programs: Which are already international medal events outside Canada, will eventually be developed as more interest in the sport grows overall;

1.1.11.         Coaching Development: Education, training and resources for club, high school, and provincial coaches;

1.1.12.         Officials Development: Education, training and resources for club, high school, and provincial referees to be able to become STAS-certified and nationally certified.

2.     SERVICES

2.1.      STAS provides many valuable services to its members. Some of these valuable services include:

2.1.1.        Tournament Equipment, Materials & Supplies

2.1.2.        Introductory to Advanced Skill Clinics

2.1.3.        Coaching Clinics

2.1.4.        Technical/Resource Materials

2.1.5.        Consultation

2.1.6.        Provincial Championships

2.1.9.        Administrative Assistance

2.1.10.     Liability/Sport Accident Insurance

2.1.11.     Provincial Team Opportunities

 

3.     MEMBERSHIPS FOR PROGRAMS

3.1.      Membership Fees For Respective Programs:

3.1.1.        Club Membership $50 per year, or $25 for Annual Renewal: (year end being Dec. 31), for any Schools, Associations, Groups, etc. that are introducing, playing and developing Sepak Takraw with players/teams within their Club and have a goal of playing teams from other Clubs, and as such are able to access STAS administrative support, Consulting, FREE Clinics & Equipment/Materials and other STAS services;

3.1.2.        Individual Membership, $30 per year, or $15 for Annual Renewal:

3.1.2.1           Half goes to Sepak Takraw Association of Canada; half goes to STAS;

3.1.2.2           Enables any players, athletes, coaches, managers, etc., from the Youth, Junior & Senior Programs to advance to compete against other teams from other zones;

3.1.2.3           Enables any players, athletes, coaches, managers, etc., from the Youth, Junior & Senior Programs to compete in the Provincial Sepak Takraw Championships;

3.1.2.4           Enables any player/athlete to participate in the Summer Outdoor Program and Tournament(s), with no additional fees charged;

3.1.2.5           Enables any player/athlete to participate in advanced training programs or camps for provincial team player selections, or team training & preparation for nationals.

 

3.1.3.        Summer Recreational Program, $5/person: plus $10/person/tournament, if not already an Individual Member (outdoor program & tournaments are FREE for Individual Members)

 

3.1.4.        Referee Memberships (in addition to their Individual Membership):

3.1.4.1           1 – Novice Level: $10.00

3.1.4.2           2 – Local B Level: $15.00

3.1.4.3           3 – Local A & Provincial Level: $20.00

3.1.4.4           4 – Provincial Level: $30.00

3.1.4.5           5 – National Level: $60.00

3.1.4.6           6 – International Level: $90.00