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2019 Volunteer Bond Program
The Purpose of the Volunteer Bond Program is to encourage members to become actively involved in the operation and success of the Speed Series.
In order to continue to provide a safe, competitive environment to our members we will be requiring either a time or financial commitment from each family, formally referred to as the “Volunteer Bond Program”. 2019 Volunteer Bond Program
2019 Ontario Speed Series Age Categories
Note that 1st year FIS athletes may compete in the U16 age category as per the policy below however Snowboard Ontario will need to be advised of their intention to remain in the U16 category a minimum of 3 days prior to their first event or they will automatically be added to the Start List in the OPEN/FIS category.
|Racing ages as of December 31st 2017|
|Age Category||Age||Year of Birth|
|U10||8 & 9 year olds||2009 & 2010|
|U12||10 & 11 year olds||2007 & 2008|
|U14||12 & 13 year olds||2005 & 2006|
|U16||14 & 15 year olds||2003 & 2004|
|OPEN/FIS||15+ year olds with FIS License|
|16+ / Senior and Masters||16+ non FIS, Seniors and Masters|
Ontario Speed Series HIGHSCHOOL CATEGORY
This event category is recreational for current Ontario high school athletes that are NOT part of club or team outside of their high school. Athletes participating in the High School category will not receive coaching from anyone outside of their high school team coach.
All participants in the High School category are required to be members of Canada Snowboard/ Snowboard Ontario and hold a current Basic Competitor License ($50.00).
Changing from Age Group Class to Open Class and back
Competitors who start the season registered in a specific Age Group will be allowed to move up to the Open Class during the same season. Ontario Speed Series Points earned in the Age Group class will be eliminated and the competitor will start from zero towards Ontario Speed Series Points in the Open Class.
Competitors who start out the season in the Open Class will not be allowed to move down to an Age Group Class until the following year.
Ontario Snowboard Speed Series Point Calculation
SO points shall be awarded based on a 50 point scale and shall be awarded to the first 35
finishers in each event as follows:
Accumulation of Points and Ranking
Points will expire at the end of each season and do not carry forward to the next
Athletes who compete in Ontario Snowboard Speed Series events will be eligible to accumulate points as per the below
Accumulation of points will be the best 2 series results + Provincial Championships
Athletes must attend a min. of two events + Provincials to be included in series rankings
The purpose of the points is to rank athletes in Ontario and will be used to determine overall Ranking and be used as part of the criteria for Junior Development Team selection and as one of the criteria for determining eligibility for events with limited enrollment (e.g. Nationals)