SUNRISE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CONVENOR FORMAT AND

SUNRISE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CONVENOR FORMAT AND
SUNRISE
ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
CONVENOR FORMAT
AND RULE
GUIDELINES FOR ALL
MIDDLE SCHOOL
AND
SENIOR SCHOOL
DIVISIONAL
AND
DAY TOURNAMENT PLAY
(2014-2015)
The following guidelines were developed for all Sunrise Athletic
Conference convenors to use in their future league and tournament
information/schedule packages so that there will be consistency in
the rules played under in all Sunrise Athletic Conference Games and
Tournaments.
GENERAL RULES FOR ALL CONVENORS AND COACHES
Convenors and coaches should be aware of the following information. Reference to
this information should be addressed in the convenor information package to Sunrise
Athletic Conference coaches:
1) RULES OF ELIGIBILITY:
Grade 6 Activities: All grade 6’s are eligible to participate in grade 6 activities.
Grade 5 students may be used ONLY if there are not enough students enrolled at
the grade 6 level and they are housed in the same building as the grade 6’s.
Grade 7 & 8 Tournaments: 14 years old and under as of August 31st of the school
year and in grade 7 or 8. Grade 6 students may be used to help field a team.
Junior Varsity: Under 17 years of age as of August 31st of the school year and in
grade 9 or grade 10. Grade 8’s housed in the same building as the grade 9 to grade
12 students are eligible to play however this would make them ineligible for grade 7 –
8 competition in that sport. No grade 7’s are allowed to play at the J.V. level. Junior
varsity players in A and AA category schools can play in junior varsity and varsity
competitions during the regular season. Junior varsity players in AAA category
schools may play up at the varsity level for a maximum of three games per season
before declaring their intentions of what level they will participate in.
Varsity: Under 19 years of age as of August 31st of the school year and is eligible to
play a maximum of four years of High School Sports from Grade 9 to Grade 12.
ExNet Registration Lists High School Coaches must have a copy of the MHSAA
ExNet team eligibility list with them at all home, away and tournament games. The
eligibility list must also be signed by the school administrator that all athletes are
eligible to participate.
Appeals: Schools may present eligibility appeals on behalf of their students at the
regular scheduled meetings. For the middle school level, appeals must be
presented no later than the regular scheduled meeting prior to the sport season
competition begins. For the High School level, appeal guidelines described in the
current year of the MHSAA Handbook must be adhered to.
Schools who use ineligible players during a league game or tournament will default all games
played for that sport and face possible disciplinary actions and or fines.
2) MIDDLE SCHOOL OR VARSITY ALL DAY TOURNAMENTS
Middle School Tournaments will be held during the school day with cross over playoffs played
on a different scheduled day or evening.
Coaches and athletes should be prepared to stay longer than 2:30 p.m. when participating in
middle school or varsity all day tournaments. Transportation arrangements should be made
accordingly
Middle School Cross Over Rule (when applicable). Playoffs during an Even Calendar year will
be held in one of the finalist’s schools in the South. Playoffs during an Odd Calendar year will
be held in one of the finalist’s schools in the North.
It is the convenor’s discretion whether MVP or player of the game awards for middle school
crossover tournaments (basketball, volleyball, soccer, slo-pitch) will be issued.
3) Visiting schools should inform the host school of their approximate arrival time at the league
game or the all day tournament.
4) A teacher supervisor must be present at the game/tournament site for each school
competing at S.A.C. events. Coaches and Teacher Supervisors should supervise their athletes
throughout the whole tournament including down time and hallway supervision. Educational
Assistants and other divisional employees may also be considered for the role of teacher
supervisor pending the approval of the school’s administrator. It is strongly recommended that
a teacher should be designated as the supervisor.
5) Student athletes should be dressed in appropriate activity clothing (school team shirt/jersey,
shorts and appropriate footwear). Sweat pants, mitts and toques are considered appropriate in
outdoor cold weather conditions. Sweat pants for baseball, fastpitch and slo-pitch are allowed.
No jeans, casual pants, cut-off jean shorts or sandals should be worn. No head gear should be
worn indoors. Volleyball and basketball jerseys must have numbers on the front and back
(implemented of a 2 year period beginning in the fall of 2013). Players not dressed appropriately
will not be allowed to play and school will be fined $25.00 by the conference
6) In case of poor weather conditions, time delay in games and or safety concerns the convenor
reserves the right to alter or change the format of the game or tournament. Consultation with
the coaches and teacher supervisors involved would be advisable.
7) Coaches, athletes and teacher supervisors should respect the decisions of all officials in
regards to game play.
8) Concerns in regards to game results, officiating concerns, eligibility, and conduct of a
participating athlete or coach should be brought to the convenors attention as soon as possible.
9) Unsportsmanlike conduct by athletes or coaches directed to other athletes, coaches or
officials will not be tolerated at Sunrise Athletic Conference Events. The convenor reserves the
right to eject (suspend) the athlete or coach from the game or tournament and up to 3 games
maximum with no right to appeal. In addition to a game(s) or tournament suspension,
unsportsmanlike actions that are repetitive or severe in nature may result in a further
suspension of offending athlete(s) and coaches upon the discretion of SAC president and
schools administration as prescribed in the SUNRISE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SPORTS &
ACTIVITY CONDUCT GUIDELINES.
10) Convenors hosting North and South tournaments need to send their results as soon as
possible to the convener who is hosting the Crossover tournament.
11) Convenors are requested to keep the scheduling package of their sport to use as a sample
for the next calendar year.
12) NEUTRAL SITE GAMES: Due to the traveling distance between some schools
involved in the Sunrise Athletic Conference, neutral site games are a necessity in order
to complete the Varsity and Junior Varsity schedules and at the same time to be cost
effective. The following guidelines should be adhered to when scheduling and
participating in neutral site games:
a) The neutral site games should be scheduled (actual date) on the sport season
calendar.
b) Two neutral site games should be booked if possible to avoid a one 4 point game
scenario.
c) The home team in the schedule should be responsible for booking the actual
location of the neutral site game.
d) Powerview School, Sagkeeng High School and Sagkeeng Junior High
gymnasiums are available for neutral site games.
e) The home team is responsible for booking officials (and payment of officials) and
organizing minor officials.
f) If necessary, the home team may have to pay students from the host school to
run the school’s score clock. $10.00 per game is the suggested rate of payment.
g) Teams bring their own equipment; home team brings score sheets and official
game ball.
h) Proper supervision of team is important; all athletes must stay in the gymnasium
throughout the event. In regards to a double header, there should be a supervisor
for the team that is spectating as well.
i) Adult spectators are permitted to watch the games. Student spectators are not
allowed at neutral game sites.
j) Communication between the schools and the host site about game day, arrival
times and possible date changes are critical.
13. Home teams in all Sunrise Athletic Conference soccer, volleyball and basketball
round robin games must submit results within two days of the completed game. Scores
that are entered late to the convener will be subject to a late fee of $20.00 per game.
14. Schools that forfeit a game at the last minute (on the game day) outside of poor
weather concerns will be responsible for covering any substitute and transportation
costs incurred by the forfeiture, in addition to the SAC performance bond.
15. Schools organizing Middle Years school day tournaments for extra games prior to
the league playoffs must have the events sanctioned (approved) by SAC. Volleyball
tournaments must be sanctioned by the first meeting in September while basketball
tournaments must be sanctioned by the January meeting. After school and weekend
tournaments do not need to be sanctioned by SAC
S.A.C
MIDDLE SCHOOL
EXTRACURRICULAR
SPORTS FORMAT AND
GUIDELINES
GENERAL RULES FOR GRADE 6 TO 8 CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNING
FORMAT:
Combined North and South championship.
Invitational pre meets may be offered prior to the divisional event with no bearing on divisional
championship standings.
Approximate date: Second week of October. Convenor cannot schedule meet on the same day
as the High School Zone 13 championship meet.
Distances: For grade 6 boys and girls is 2 km
For grade 7 and 8 boys and girls is 3 km
Students will compete with their specific grade level.
A team in cross-country will be made up of an unlimited number of runners. The first 4 finishers
of each school will be added to make up the team’s school score. The top 5 finishers will
receive placement ribbons. The first place team in each grade level (boys and girls combined)
receives the championship banner.
Runners must be worn by athletes and personal music devices are not permitted during
competition.
GENERAL RULES FOR GRADE 7 & 8 SOCCER TOURNAMENT
FORMAT:
North and South tournaments, with crossover championships of the top two teams from the
North and South.
Boys and girls teams, 2 teams max per gender.
Approximate date: Last week of September
Playoffs first week of October
FIFA RULES APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING MODIFICATIONS and ADDITIONS,
Games consist of two, 15-minute halves with 3-minute halftime.
Unlimited substitutions.
Ties will remain in the round robin games.
Two officials will be assigned to each game. This will include one student official and one adult
with background knowledge in the rules and procedures of the game.
Shin Pads must be worn by all players. No shin pads, no play.
No metal cleats or sandals.
Sweat pants mitts and toques may only be worn in cold weather conditions (refs discretion).
To break ties in the final standings of round robin play:
i)
The team with the better won/loss/tie record
ii)
Goals for and against during the two teams game.
iii)
Goals for and against in total round robin play.
iv)
5 penalty kicks shoot out.
v)
Sudden death penalty kicks.
Playoffs will be 15-minute halves. If still tied after regulation time, the following tie breaker rules
will be implemented:
i)
5 minute overtime period (sudden death)
ii)
5 penalty kicks shoot out.
iii)
Sudden death penalty kicks.
Banners given to the first place teams and personal ribbons to the champions (red) and finalists
(blue).
Cross over championship will be scheduled for a different day. Semi finals and finals game time
will be 2-30 minute halves. A 30 minute break between the last semi-final game the finals
should be placed into the cross-over schedule in order for coaches to rest their players.
However if both teams mutually agree to start the championship game earlier they may do so.
GENERAL RULES FOR GRADE 7 & 8 VOLLEYBALL
FORMAT:
Boys and girls team, 2 teams maximum per gender.
North and South tournaments, with crossover championship of the top two teams from the north
and south.
Approximate date: Last week of November
Cross Over playoffs first week of December
CVA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS.
Matches consist of two games with the first team to 25 points (intentions in playing in a halfhour time limit).
1 time out per set, one minute in duration.
One step in on serves if playing cross-court.
Players may legally over head pass a served ball.
Full warm up for the first match and then a 2-minute warm up for all the other games.
Matches may go faster than the allotted time. Teams must be ready to play ahead of schedule.
12 sub rule in effect.
In a 25 point game, maximum of 5 serves in a row by one player.
Net height at 2.13 meters.
The official ball for middle years will be the Mikasa MVA200.
In case of a tie in standings order of finish will be determined by:
1. Match played between tied teams
2. Total + / - between games of the tied teams.
3. Total points + / - between all of the tied teams
Round robin with playoffs to determine the top two teams.
In playoffs, best 2 out of 3, 25 point games with a two-point advantage and 3rd game up to 15
with no cap. . A 30 minute break between the last semi-final game the finals should be placed
into the cross-over schedule in order for coaches to rest their players. However if both teams
mutually agree to start the championship game earlier they may do so.
Banners will be given out to first place teams and ribbons to the champions (red) and finalists
(blue).
GENERAL RULES FOR GRADE 7 & 8 BASKETBALL
FORMAT:
Boys and girls team, 2 teams maximum per gender.
North and South tournaments, with crossover championships of the top two teams from the
North and South.
Approximate date: Second week in March
Playoffs third week of March
FIBA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
Games will consist of 4 six minute quarters (stopped time)
Ball is size 6 (28.5).
5 or more team fouls per quarter will result in a 2 free throw penalty
Free throws will be taken at the foul line.
One 60 second time out per half.
Substitutions will be equal time for the first three quarters. Every 3 minutes there will be subs (5
for 5 if you have 10 players). Athletes will play for the entire 3 minute shift unless an injury
occurs or a player has 3 or more fouls in a game. During the last quarter of the game, coaches
discretion on substitutions.
Teams with less than 10 players need to adhere to the fair play philosophy adopted by SAC. A
rotational substitution schedule for teams with 7,8 and 9 players can be downloaded from the
Basketball Manitoba website and must be used at all SAC games.
Person to person defence only. No zone defences are allowed. “Double-teaming” on the ball is
permitted anytime in the front court. Double or triple teaming of players who do not have the ball
is not permitted. “Help” defence is allowed and is defined as another defender temporarily
assisting their team mate to defend an offensive player who is making an attempt to score. No
“clear-out” offences are to be used to isolate a player and test the boundaries of the rules. The
officials will stop the play for the double teaming/zone defence violation and give a warning. A
technical foul may be assessed to the head coach if the violation continues or is abused, but will
not result in a game ejection for either coach or player.
Half court pressure during the first half of the game. Teams that press during the first half of
the game will be issued a warning and a team technical foul will be awarded on the second
infraction.
Full court pressure for the second half of the game.
No pressure is allowed by a team that has a twenty point lead during any time in the game.
Athletes who receive two direct technical fouls, flagrant foul or flagrant technical foul during the
game will be ejected from the game.
High school students or teachers with knowledge of the game can ref however certified officials
is recommended.
Ties in playoffs will be decided with two-minute overtime (stop time).
For the cross over playoffs, the game time will be increased to four eight minute quarters stop
time. Subs every 4 minutes and the last 8 minutes of the game is still coaches discretion for
subs. A 30 minute break between the last semi-final game the finals should be placed into the
cross-over schedule in order for coaches to rest their players. However if both teams mutually
agree to start the championship game earlier they may do so.
Banners given out to the first place teams and ribbons given out to first and second place team
members.
GENERAL RULES FOR GRADE 6, 7 & 8 BADMINTON
FORMAT:
Grade 6, 7 and 8 (students will compete against students in their grade level)
Singles, doubles, and mixed doubles categories.
8 athletes per grade per gender
Athletes will be placed into two round robin pools
Top two athletes/teams will advance to a single elimination playoff.
It is recommended that a neutral observer be assigned to each badminton court to assist with
scoring, and rules of the game at the grade 6 level competitions.
Player scratches must be reported to the tournament convener by 3:00 pm the day prior to the
tournament if possible.
North and South tournaments with a crossover championship for the top two finishers from each
category in the North and South.
Approximate date: last week in April
Playoffs (after school) first week of May
CBA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
Schools can send two reps per category (singles, doubles, and mixed doubles).
Entry fee is one full tube of new shuttlecocks per tournament.
Official bird will be discussed at the SAC meeting prior to the tournament.
Players should wear school colours or white tops and can only wear shorts during the
competition (no sweat pants).
Games will consist of 21 points (rally point) with the winner winning by 2 points to a cap of 30
points.
Semi-finals and finals will consist of best 2 out of 3 games
In a best of 3 match:
Players will switch sides after each game and at 11 points in the third game.
The side winning a game will serve first in the next game.
Intervals not exceeding 120 seconds between the first and second game, and between
the second and third game shall be allowed in all matches. Coaching is allowed during
these intervals. Players may also leave the court during these intervals.
Round Robin Tie Break Procedure:
If two teams are tied for first place, winner in round robin play finishes first.
If two teams are tied for second place, then a one game 21 point play-off will be played to
decide second place.
If three teams are tied for first place, points for and against decide first place, between the three
tied teams involved. The other two teams will play-off a one 21 point game for second place.
Point system for crossover championships will be as follows:
First place – 5 points
Second place – 3 points
Third place – 2 points
Fourth place – 1point
Tie breaker, if tied – greatest number of 1st place finishes. If still tied – greatest number of 2nd
place finishes. If still tied – greatest number of 3rd place finishes.
Ribbons will be presented to the first, second, and third place finishers.
Banners to first place team at each grade level.
GENERAL RULES FOR SOFTBALL (Orthadox Softball – South; Fastball – North)
Boys and girls team, 2 teams maximum per gender.
North and South tournaments, with no crossover championship.
Tournament approximate date: first week in June.
Banners will be awarded to the champions in the North and South.
Orthodox Softball - South
SOFTBALL CANADA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
• Pitching & Baseline distance
 40 feet for boys pitching plate and 60ft for boys baseline
 38 feet for girls pitching plate with baselines of 60ft for girls
• Games consist of 5 innings or one hour duration, whichever comes first. Play-offs 1hr
15 min.
• Max of 6 runs per inning or 3 outs, whichever comes first. The last inning will have no
capping on number of runs.
• Play-offs – are 5 inning games (if time allows) or 1hr 15 min. (6 run cap as well except
for last inning)
• No new inning after 45 minutes. Score reverts back to the last full inning played
• The Convener has the final decision on the game time factor
• Helmets and chin straps must be worn by batters and base runners
• Baserunner must touch homeplate on a run
• Bunting is not permitted
• Batting order can consist of whole team, however 10 players can only be on the field
defensively (at discretion of the coach)
• Catchers wear full equipment (chest protector, full facemask/helmet, shin guards)
• All players MUST wear long pants – shorts are not permitted (for safety reasons – sliding)
• Ten run mercy rule after 3 innings of play
• Pitchers must pitch underhand only (no windmill pitches permitted). Two feet must be
on the pitching plate to begin the pitch.
• Base runners can lead off when ball leaves pitchers hands however NO stealing is
permitted. They can only advance on a hit, NOT on a passed ball by the back catcher.
However, they can advance on a passed ball on a 3rd strike.
• Infield fly rule is in effect (Runners on 1st and 2nd with less than 2 outs) – batter pops up
in the infield results in an automatic out for batter)
• Four fielders will be allowed in the field (to add an additional player to line-up). This
additional player must be in an outfield position.
• Safety base will be used – batter must touch orange base, 1st baseman must touch white
base
• Entry fee is one new official softball per team (Worth RED Dot) and the cost of the
umpires ($50 per team) OR a $60 entry to cover a game ball cost
Fastball – North
SOFTBALL CANADA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
• Pitching distance is 40 feet with baselines of 60 feet.
• Games consist of 5 innings or one and half-hour duration.
• There will be a 6 run mercy rule for each half inning.
• Ten run mercy rule after 3 innings
• Helmets with face guard and chin straps worn by batters and base runners.
• Catchers wear full equipment including throat protector.
• Entry fee is two new official softballs per team and the cost of the umpires and diamond
rental.
• International Tie Breaker rule will be in effect during games in the playoffs.
• Official ball is the Worth Red Dot Optic Yellow.
GENERAL RULES FOR TRACK AND FIELD
Grades 6 to 8 only for participants.
North and South competition with no crossover championship.
Approximate date: Second week of June
Whitemouth competes against the north for this sport competition only.
No changes, substitute runners or late entries will be accepted on the day of the track meet.
Categories have students participating in grade levels
Events:
Grade 6: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 LJ, TJ, HJ, 4 x 100 relay.
Shot put
Grade 7: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, LJ, TJ, HJ, shot, discus, 4 x 100 relay.
Grade 8: same as grade 7 category.
In the south, students can do three individual events plus one relay team. In the north, students
can do four individual events plus one relay team.
In the south, schools are permitted four entries per event except for High Jump. Three entries
per school are permitted for High Jump. In the north, schools are permitted four entries per
event for all events.
Heats and finals for sprints (100 m, 200m) will be run separately with a reasonable break in
between.
Schools can enter two relay teams per gender, per grade.
It is recommended that an adult with knowledge in the field events should be present to help run
and officiate the various sites.
4lb shot for grade six competitors, 6lb shot for grade 7 girls, boys and grade 8 girls, 8 lb shot for
grade 8 boys.
1 kg discus for all categories throwing discus.
For field events, if a competition at an age category level finishes early, a grace period of 5
minutes should be available before the next category begins in order to accommodate any
athletes who are competing at a track event. Coaches should remind their athletes to be aware
of times and events and use a buddy system to help monitor their participation when a track
event interferes with marshalling for a field event or the actual field competition. In regards to
high jump, athletes who leave the event to run a track event will jump at the height set when
they arrive back at the high jump venue. No practice jumps will be allowed on their return.
High jump bar height at the start of each category is as follows:
grade 6 girls .9 m
grade 7 girls 1.0 m
grade 8 girls 1.1 m
grade 6 boys 1.0 m grade 7 boys 1.1 m grade 8 boys 1.2 m
Ribbons go out to the first, second, and third place finishers.
Banner will be given out to the team with the highest total of points at each grade level.
School uniforms should be worn. No hats allowed while competing.
Point Scoring system for Track and Field are as follows:
First place – 5 points
Second place – 3 points
Third place – 1 point
S.A.C.
HIGHSCHOOL
EXTRACURRICULAR
SPORTS FORMAT AND
GUIDELINES
HIGHSCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY
No divisional competition, participants automatically advance to zones.
Distances:
For Varsity and Jr. Varsity Girls 3 km
For Varsity and Jr. Varsity Boys is 5 km
CATEGORIES: Team and Open
A team in cross country will be made up of 5 to 7 runners with the first 5 finishers placement
added up to make the teams score. The first place team receives the championship banner;
personal ribbons should be handed out to the top 3 teams and open category winners.
GENERAL RULES FOR GOLF
No divisional competition, participants automatically advance to zones.
A school may enter one boys and one girls team into the zone competition. A Team consists of
4 players with the 3 lowest scores counting as the team score.
VARSITY SOCCER
FIFA RULES APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Games will consist of two, 45-minute halves, with a 7-minute half time.
Official MHSAA soccer ball should be used for league and exhibition play.
Due to seasonal time constraints, league play will consist of after school games and a one-day
tournament to finish season play.
Games that are cancelled due to extreme weather or unplayable field conditions shall be
rescheduled if possible or will result in a draw for both teams (1 point each).
Game sheets must be filled out to monitor official score and yellow and red cards with the home
team sending game sheet to the convener.
MHSAA carding rules will be in effect for league play.
Unlimited substitutions.
Athletes must wear shin pads. No shin pads – no play!
Soccer cleats or runners may be worn, no metal cleats
Sweat pants, mitts and toques may be worn only in cold weather conditions (refs discretion).
Ties at the end of the game will be decided by 5 penalty kicks and sudden death penalty kicks.
Certified soccer officials or high school teachers with background knowledge of soccer rules
can ref the games.
A tournament/league fee can be implemented to cover the cost of certified officials.
It is the convenors decision whether to have playoffs or to finalize by round robin results.
If playoffs are scheduled, the following tie breaking rules will apply:
1) The team with the better won/loss/tie record
2) Goals for and against during the two teams game.
3) Goals for and against in total round robin play.
Playoffs will have the 1st place team play the 4th place team and the 2nd place team play the 3rd
place team with winners advancing to the finals. Games will be two, 45-minute halves. If still
tied after regulation time, the following tie breaker rules will be implemented:
1) 15 minute overtime period (sudden death)
2) 5 penalty kicks shoot out.
3) Sudden death penalty kicks.
Banners given to the first place teams and personal ribbons to the champions (red) and finalists
(blue).
VARSITY AND JR. VARSITY VOLLEYBALL
CVA RULES APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Net Height:
Varsity Boys 2.43 meters
Varsity Girls 2.24 meters
Jr. Varsity Boys 2.35 meters
Jr. Varsity Girls 2.15 meters
Official MHSAA ball should be used for league play.
12 Sub rule/game will apply.
Round robin format will be decided upon the number of teams entered in the league
Varsity matches consist of best 3 out of 5, 25 point games with a two-point advantage in the first
four games. In the fifth game a score of 15 and a team must win by 2 points.
Jr. Varsity matches consist of best 2 out of 3, 25 point games with a two-point advantage in the
first two games. In the third game a score of 15 and a team must win by 2 points.
Playoffs for Varsity and Jr. Varsity: Scoring the same as in round robin, first vs. fourth, second
vs. third. Semi-final winners playoff for the banner with ribbons going to the champions and
finalists.
Teachers and community members can ref the games however certified officials are strongly
recommended especially for the playoffs.
Coaches must ensure that score sheets are properly documented and received by the convenor
within 7 days of the completed match.
Coaches should inform the convenor of rescheduled games between two teams when
necessary.
Divisional playoffs MUST be played and completed prior to Zone 13 playoffs.
VARSITY AND JR. VARSITY BASKETBALL
FIBA RULES APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Format of schedule will be decided upon the number of teams entered in the league
Official MHSAA ball should be used for league play.
10 minute quarters for varsity games and eight minute quarters for junior varsity games.
Coaches must ensure that score sheets are properly documented and received by the convenor
A.S.A.P.
Coaches should inform the convenor of rescheduled games.
2 Certified officials are mandatory for all games. Prior to the season starts, schools must have
certified officials in place for their home games. A written commitment signed by the school’s
administrator must be received by the convener prior to the creation of the schedule. No
officials, no home games. Schools that commit to having officials but do not supply two certified
officials for their games will be fined by the association.
Rescheduled games must be played within 10 days of the original date.
Divisional playoffs must be played and completed prior to Zone 13 playoffs.
Playoffs, First vs. Fourth, Second vs. Third, winning teams play off for the banner.
Ribbons given out to champions and finalists.
VARSITY CURLING
THE CCA RULES WILL APPLY
Schools may enter more than one male and one female team, however only one team from
each school per gender may advance to zones.
Teams may have one alternate.
The draw will depend on the number of entries.
Top two teams will advance to Zones.
Games are 8 ends.
In regards to slow play, a one hour and 40 minute warning bell will sound in which curlers must
finish the end they are playing plus one more final end.
A one-minute coaching break will be given between the fourth and fifth end.
Each team may call a one minute time out which can be called whenever your team has control
during the game.
If there is a tie at the end of a round robin draw, points for and against will be used to decide as
a tie breaker.
Banners will be given out to the champions with personal ribbon going out to the champions
and finalists.
VARSITY BADMINTON
CBA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
Schools can send three reps per category (singles, doubles, and mixed doubles).
Any Schools entering teams or making changes to team entries after the date set by the
convener will made at the convener’s discretion.
Player scratches must be reported to the tournament convener by 3:00 pm the day prior to the
tournament if possible.
Depending on the number of entries, athletes/teams will be placed into four or two round robin
pools. If there are 16 or more entries a four pool format will be used. If there are less than 16
entries a two pool format will be used.
If four pools are used, the top two athletes/teams will advance to an eight team double
elimination playoff.
If two pools are used, the top two athletes/teams will advance to a four team double elimination
playoff.
Entry fee is one full tube of new shuttlecocks per tournament.
Official bird will be discussed at the SAC meeting prior to the tournament.
Players should wear school colours or white tops.
Games will consist of 21 points (rally point) with the winner winning by 2 points to a cap of 30
points.
Semi-finals and finals will consist of best 2 out of 3 games. All other matches will consist of a
single game
In a best of 3 match:
Players will switch sides after each game and at 11 points in the third game.
The side winning a game will serve first in the next game.
Intervals not exceeding 120 seconds between the first and second game, and between
the second and third game shall be allowed in all matches. Coaching is allowed during
these intervals. Players may also leave the court during these intervals.
Round Robin Tie Break Procedure:
If two teams are tied for first place, winner in round robin play finishes first.
If two teams are tied for second place, then a one game 21 point play-off will be played to
decide second place.
If three teams are tied for first place, points for and against decide first place, between the three
tied teams involved. The other two teams will play-off a one 21 point game for second place.
If three teams are tied for second place, points for and against between the three tied decide
the bye, other two teams play off on 21 point game. The winner immediately plays the team
who receive the bye for second place.
In the event of tied teams having the same plus-minus, points for and against in the whole
round robin will determine positions.
The honor system shall be used throughout the tournament.
Five minute no show in effect at convener's discretion.
Two minute warm-up allowed before each match.
Coaching is NOT allowed from the side at anytime.
Winning athlete/team is responsible for reporting the score. It is recommended that both teams
be present when filling in the score card on your court.
Point system will be as follows:
First place – 5 points
Second place – 3 points
Third place – 2 points
Fourth place – 1point
Tie breaker, if tied – greatest number of 1st place finishes. If still tied – greatest number of 2nd
place finishes. If still tied – greatest number of 3rd place finishes.
Ribbons will be presented to the first, second, and third place finishers.
Banner to the first place team.
VARSITY FASTPITCH
SOFTBALL CANADA RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
Pitching distance is 42 feet for boys and 40 feet for girls with baselines of 60 feet.
Games consist of 5 innings or one and a half-hour duration.
Ten run mercy rule after three innings of play.
Helmets with face guard and chin straps must be worn by batters and base runners.
Catchers wear full equipment including throat protector.
Entry fee is one new official softball per team and the cost of the umpires.
International Tie Breaker rule will be in effect during games in the playoffs.
Official ball (Worth Red Dot Optic Yellow) is the recommended ball by MHSAA for that calendar
year.
Banners go out to the winning team.
Ribbons given to Champions and Finalists.
VARSITY BASEBALL
MANITOBA BASEBALL RULES WILL APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS
Pitching distance is 60 feet 6 inches with base lines of 90 feet.
Games will be 7 innings with a 10 run mercy rule after 5 innings of play
All rules in the fastpitch section apply with the exception of the official ball (DC1)
Pitch count is also in effect for divisional and zone play as specified by MHSAA
Helmets worn by batters and base runners.
All bats must be “-3” factor (length minus weight to equal minus 3) for either wood bats. The
maximum barrel thickness is 2 5/8.
DH can only be used for the pitcher
Metal spikes can be used in competition.
VARSITY TRACK AND FIELD
No divisional track, advance straight to Zones.
Rules in effect are the same as M.H.S.A.A.
Students can do three individual events plus one relay.
Multi event competitors can also be involved with a relay team.
Three entries in each event per school plus one relay team.
Ribbons for first, second and third place finishers.
Banner will be given out to the team with the highest total of points at zone competition.
Point scoring will be decided upon by the zone results
New implement weights are as follows as of 2006:
Shot put 4kg (9lbs) for junior girls, senior girls and junior boys
5kg (11lbs) for senior boys
Discus
1kg (2.2lbs) for junior girls and senior girls
1.5kg (3.3lbs) for junior boys and senior boys
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