CWOSSA Cross Country Championships

Thursday October 25th, 2018

Convener: Candy Adam candy_adam@wrdsb.ca

Registration: Ian Cunningham Ian.Cunningham@wcdsb.ca


Location

Bechtel Park: 185 Bridge Street West, Waterloo ON

Entries

2018 Entries: link

Fees

$7 / registered athlete

Please note that schools must pay for all registered athletes even if they are unable to participate in the event.

Cheques are payable to Huron Heights Secondary School. (1825 Strasburg Road Kitchener, ON N2R 1S3 )


Required Forms - New Process for 2018

The following forms must be submitted electronically to the meet convenor (Candy Adam) at a minimum 24 hours prior to the start of the meet. (Wednesday October 24th before 10:00 am). The forms must include all required signatures. (Coaches will have to print the forms, obtain the required signatures, scan the completed forms and then email them). Please include your school name in the email.

AELS (Note: For individual sports a separate AELS form must be submitted for each division)

Declaration of Transfer Students (if applicable)

Suspension Report (if applicable)

The AELS forms are generated on the OFSAA website. The athletic director at each school should have the login information. Please note that teams must complete and submit a separate form for each division (Midget, Junior, Senior, Para).

Here is a sample AELS form: Sample AELS

Please also refer to the OFSAA section below as the format for submitting OFSAA forms has also changed from previous years.


Schedule

Course Opens: 9:00 am

Coaches Meeting: 9:30 am

Para Race (3 km) : 10:00 am

Midget Girls(4 km) : 10:30 am

Midget Boys (4 km): 11:10 am

Junior Girls (5 km): 11:45 am

Junior Boys (5 km) : 12:30 pm

Senior Girls (6 km): 1:10 pm

Senior Boys (6 km): 2:00 pm

Awards: 3:00 pm


Course

Same courses as 2017. The courses are over grass, wood chip and dirt trails with a small amount of gravel and one road crossing per loop.

Course Map: link (opens a new window where the map can be downloaded)


Registration

Registration will be done online at athletic.net.

Meet invitations were sent in late August to all CWOSSA schools. Please contact Ian Cunningham (email is above) if your school did not receive an invitation.

The deadline for registration and athlete entry is Monday October 22nd at 6:00 pm.


CWOSSA Hoodie Information

CWOSSA Hoodies are available for purchase at the event for a cost of $40. Athletes may add their names for $5.50.

Athletes may also pre-order sweaters using the instructions below. Pre-orders must be completed by October 19th, 2018

Please click here to see the design and pre-order instructions

1) Go to www.schooltee.com and create a free account.

2) Select your city as Waterloo and your school as CWOSSA - Cross Country

3) Choose the desired garment under Shop Online.


OFSAA Information

The top two teams and top five individuals (who are not members of the top two teams) in each race will qualify for OFSAA. This limit does not apply to the Para race. All athletes who complete the Para event are eligible to compete at OFSAA in the Para race.

Teams qualifying for OFSAA are permitted to register six athletes however only five will be permitted to run on race day.

Teams must pay for all registered athletes even if they do not end up participating in the event. OFSAA fees for 2018 are $16 per registered athlete. Payment must be submitted by teams to the registration desk at CWOSSA. Cheques are payable to Huron Heights Secondary School.

In addition, teams must submit the all required OFSAA forms electronically directly to the OFSAA meet organizers. Electronic submission will require a google linked email address. These forms must be printed, completed, scanned and then submitted electronically.

The required forms for all athletes are: OFSAA Eligibility Form, OFSAA Supervision Form, OFSAA Practice Form and OFSAA Rules of Behavior. Coaches of Para athletes are also required to complete the OFSAA Para and Guide Information Form for each qualifying athlete.

Required Forms: OFSAA forms (near the bottom of the page)

OFSSA Forms Submission: Form Submission Link