SWOSSAA Divisions of Play

SWOSSAA DIVISIONS OF PLAY 2017-2018

(FTE, Oct 15)

 

A-18

AA-21

AAA-9

 

Under 500

501-950

951 +

 

BLENHEIM

CHATHAM KENT

NORTHERN

Great lakes

 

CHATHAM CHRISTIAN

WALLACEBURG

URSULINE COLLEGE

 

LAMBTON KENT

LAMBTON CENTRAL

HOLY NAMES

 

paincourt

MASSEY

 

Ridgetown

st. anne

 

tilbury

ASSUMPTION

st. patrick

 

MACKENZIE

BELLE RIVER

 

North Lambton

BRENNAN

VILLANOVA

 

ST. FRANCOIS xavier

CATHOLIC CENTRAL

 

 

john mcgregor

cardinal carter

st. joseph’s

ACADEMIE STE. CECILE

ESSEX

 

 

HARROW

GENERAL AMHERST

 

 

LAJEUNESSE

HERMAN

herman

aaa football

 

MARANATHA

KENNEDY

 

 

UMEI

KINGSVILLE

 

 

WESTERN

LEAMINGTON

 

 

wihs

 

 

 

L’ESSOR

RIVERSIDE

sandwich            

 

Ecole secondaire de lamoth-cadillac

tecumseh vista academy

 

 

franco-jeunesse

WALKERVILLE

 

 

westview freedom

academy

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEDURES FOR CLASSIFICATION APPEAL PROCESS

 

Step 1.  By May 1, 2018:  a school appealing its classification placement MUST submit a letter with rationale on school letterhead, signed by the Principal, to Greg LeNeve.

 

Step 2.  After May 1, 2018, all schools appealing their classification will be made known to all other Swossaa Member Schools.

 

Step3. Any SWOSSAA Member School can object to the classification appeal of another SWOSSAA Member School. This letter of OBJECTION, on school letterhead, signed by the Principal, must be submitted to Greg LeNeve by May 10, 2018.

 

Step 4.  The Classifications Appeal Meeting will be held May 17 Appointments will be provided to Appellants only. Objectors will have their letters read by the Committee.

 

Step 5.  Any SWOSSAA Member School can appeal the decision of the SWOSSAA Classification Appeal Committee to OFSAA. OFSAA meeting is held June TBA, 2018 in Toronto. Contact OFSAA directly for more information.

 

                                    PROCEDURE FOR COMPETING IN A HIGHER POPULATION DIVISION

 

 AS PER : Article 3.4.5 -- Declaration Dates

 

A school must declare its classifications in any fall activity by September 30, in any winter activity by December 15 and in any spring activity by April 1.  Schools not declaring a classification will play in the classification as determined by 3.4.1, 3.4.2 and 3.4.3.  Such declaration shall be in writing on school letterhead and signed by the Principal and the coach.  The declaration shall be sent to the Secretary-Treasurer.

 

 

Age Classification for 2017-2018 School Year

 

For the 2017-2018 school year,

 

A MIDGET will be born in 2003 or later, and may ONLY compete at SWOSSAA/OFSAA in the MIDGET CATEGORY for ONE year only in Grade NINE.

 

A JUNIOR will be born in 2002 or later

 

A SENIOR will be born in 1998 or later

 

Students are eligible to compete for no more than five (5) consecutive years from date of entry into Grade nine. There is no appeal to this rule.