7000-212 Two Year Eligibility Cycle

7000-212 Two Year Eligibility Cycle

 

Review Date:    February 2020            Effective Date:  February 23, 2018

 


Individual Sports

 

Year One (the season before the Provincial Qualifiers)

  • Athletes must be registered to the sport by the season specific eligibility deadline (January 1st for winter sports, February 1st for spring sports and July 1st for summer sports)
  • Athlete must attend at least one (1) invitational or district competition in Ontario during this sport season
  • The athlete’s results from any competitions they attend must be submitted to Special Olympics Ontario

 

Year Two (the season of the Provincial Qualifier)

  • The athlete must attend their designated Provincial Qualifier
  • The Provincial Qualifier results must be submitted to Special Olympics Ontario

 

Team Sports

 

Year One (the season before the Provincial Qualifiers)

  • The team roster on the Database must include all eligible athletes by the season specific eligibility deadline (January 1st for winter sports, February 1st for Spring Sports and July 1st for summer sports) *Please note that the minimum and maximum roster sizes do not need to be followed at this stage
  • The athletes that will be competing at the Provincial Qualifier on the team must attend a minimum of one (1) invitational or district competition in Ontario together, as a team, during this season (Competitive Roster)
  • The competitive roster of the team and the results from all competitions the team attends must be submitted to Special Olympics Ontario using IM Leagues

 

Year Two (the season of the Provincial Qualifier)

  • The Head Coach must declare the competitive roster for the Provincial Qualifiers from the list of eligible athletes in Year one. The competitive roster must be declared by the sport specific eligibility deadline (January 1st for winter sports, February 1st for Spring Sports and July 1st for summer sports).
  • Teams can utilize the two (2) player pick up policy to the maximum roster size for the sport
  • Teams must attend their designated Provincial Qualifier
  • The competitive team roster and the results from the Provincial Qualifier must be submitted to Special Olympics Ontario using IM Leagues

 

Provincial Games Year

  • The competitive roster for the team is the same as the roster from year 2
  • Teams must attend a minimum of 1 invitational or district competition in Ontario
  • The team roster and the competition results from the competition must be submitted to Special Olympics Ontario using IM Leagues
  • Teams that are selected to attend the Provincial Games will be able to utilize the two (2) player pick up policy if required
  • Results from the previous two years along with any competitive results from this year will be used to assist with divisioning at the Provincial Games