How to Participate in Athletics at Churchill

Eligibility Requirements

To participate in high school sports, students must be registered at the school they intend to compete for and meet the following requirements:

  1. Carry a minimum of 15 credits in a semester for sports that span just that semester
  2. Carry a minimum of 25 credits for the complete school year for sports that span two semesters.

Below is the specific eligibility requirements for each sport (listed alphabetically)

Badminton

The season begins the first day of the second semester.  A student is eligible to participate and will be classified according to the following categories:

Junior

All students under the age of 16 as of September 1st of the school year.

Intermediate:

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year.

Senior

All students under the age of 19 as of September 1st of the school year.

During season of play team members have singles, doubles and mixed doubles categories to vie for. All playing rules for badminton are those endorsed by the International Badminton Federation and the Canadian Badminton Association with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Basketball

The starting date for basketball season is the Monday following the Volleyball City Championships. A player as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

Junior:

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year. Grade 12 students cannot participate as members of a Junior Varsity team.

 Varsity:

All students in Grade 12 are automatically Varsity players. Grade 11's may be members of the team.

All playing rules for basketball are those endorsed by the International Amateur Basketball Association and the Canadian Basketball Association with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Cross Country

The season begins the first day that students start back to school in September. It is comprised of four meets including the ASAA Provincial High School meet. Athletes must compete in 2 meets in the City in order to qualify to be selected for the Provincial team. Athletes are classified according to the following categories:

Junior

All students under the age of 16 as of September 1st of the school year.

Intermediate

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year.

Senior

All students under the age of 19 as of September 1st of the school year.

All competitors are governed by rules established by the IAAF which is the international group that sets policies for track and field.

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Field Hockey

The season usually begins the last Monday of the month of March. A player as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

Junior: 

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year. Grade 12 students cannot participate as members of a Junior Varsity team.

Varsity:

All students in Grade 12 are automatically Varsity players. Grade 11's may be members of the team.

All playing rules for field hockey are those endorsed by the Hockey Rules Board with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Football

Football season begins the first day students return to school for Jr Varsity players while the Varsity team begins the first day the teacher's return. A player as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

Junior

All first year grade 10 students and under 15 years of age as of September 1st of the present school year or a grade 10 student over 15 as of September 1st who meets a McCloy of 920 or below. A grade 11 may participate on a Junior team if he does not exceed 875 points. Grade 12 students cannot participate on a Junior team.

 Varsity:

Any student that is a registered member of the school.

All playing rules for football are those endorsed by the Canadian Amateur Football Association with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Rugby

The season usually begins the last Monday of the month of March. A player as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

 

Junior Varsity:

All grade 10 students are automatically eligible to play Junior Varsity. Any grade 11 student wishing to play at this level must not exceed 920 on the McCloy rating scale. Grade 12 students are not allowed to play on the Junior Varsity team.

 Varsity:

A grade 12 student is automatically a varsity player. Grade 11's may be members of the the team.

All playing rules for rugby are those endorsed by the Canadian Rugby Union with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Soccer - Boys

The season begins the first day that students resume school after the summer vacation.  All students in Grades 10,11 and 12 are eligible to play for the men's soccer team.

 

 

All playing rules for soccer are those endorsed by the International Football Association Board with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Soccer - Girls

 

 

  The season begins the first day that students resume school after the summer vacation. All students in Grades 10,11 and 12 are eligible to play for the women's soccer team. All playing rules for soccer are those endorsed by the International Football Association Board with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Swim and Dive

The season begins the first day of the second semester. All students must be members of the school and are placed according to the following categories:

 

 

Swimming:

RED- Those students who belong to a swim club and are registered as amateurs under the CASA.  NOTE. This does not include carded members of water polo, diving or synchronized swim teams.
WHITE- Those students who were members of a competitive swim club and hold an amateur card prior to September of the current school year. Also includes members of water polo, diving and synchronized swim teams.
BLUE- Those students who are not members of a competitive team and are not carded amateurs.

Diving:

The categories described above apple to swimming also.

 

 

All competitors may compete in only 4 events with the following exceptions: RED- NO relays, WHITE- MAY do relays but it is one of their 4 events.
All rules for swimming and dive are those endorsed by the Canadian Amateur Swimming Association(CASA) with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Track and Field

The season usually begins the last Monday of the month of March. A student as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

Junior 

All students under the age of 16 as of September 1st of the school year.

Intermediate

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year.

Senior

All students under the age of 19 as of September 1st of the school year.

Athletes have the following event choices.  They can only compete in four event of which a relay is considered to be one of those events.


Sprints

100 m

200 m

400 m

Hurdles

Jr./Int. Women 80 m

Sr. Women 100 m
Jr./Int. Men 100 m

Sr. Men110 m

Middle Distance

800

1500

3000

Throws

Shotput

Discus

Javelin

Horizontal Jumps

Triple Jump

Long Jump

 

Vertical Jumps

High Jump

Pole Vault

 

Relays

4 x 100m

4 x 400 m

 

All rules for track and field are those endorsed by the International Amateur Athletic Association (IAAF) with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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Volleyball

The season begins the first day that students resume school after the summer vacation. A player as a member of a school team is eligible to participate in the following categories:

Junior: 

All students under the age of 17 as of September 1st of the school year. Grade 12 students cannot participate as members of a Junior Varsity team.

Varsity:

All students in Grade 12 are automatically Varsity players. Grade 11's may be members of the team.

All playing rules for volleyball are those endorsed by the Canadian Volleyball Association with the exception of certain modifications made by the sport committee of the CSHSAA.

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