October 2, 2018 – Qualifying for 2019 Open and Youth National Championships
Each PSO will have a quota of 8 athletes per age category per gender (Youth C, Youth B, Youth A, Junior). Names will be submitted by the PSO after Provincial qualifying series conclude.
New! Athletes from provinces without PSOs will be required to submit an application. Process TBA. These provinces will also have a quota of 8 per age category and gender.
Reigning National Champions are considered extra quota (i.e. OCF has an athlete who is Youth B national champ from 2018 who is moving up to youth a. OCF will have 9 eligible athletes for Youth A).
Canadian Non-residents (athletes who hold Canadian passport and reside outside Canada) must qualify through a PSO (be ranked in the top 8) and are extra quota for that PSO.
Any provincial quotas that are not used will be split evenly amongst provinces who have filled their quotas already. In the case where the number of unfilled quota spots is unequal, only equal additional spots will be made available.
New! For 2019, open athletes in provinces with PSOs must compete at provincial championships to be eligible for Open Boulder Nationals. Athletes in provinces without PSOs will required to submit an application. Process TBA.
There are no quotas for each province this season.
Athletes meeting the following performance criteria from the previous season will be exempt from competing at provincial championships:
- WC result equivalent to top 60% of the field.
- WC rank of 30 or better in combined.
- Reigning National Champion (i.e. national boulder champion is exempt from provincial championships for Boulder Nationals qualification.)
- WYCH result of 15 or better in youth a or junior.
Information regarding National Teams Programs for both Youth and Open will be announced Oct 15th/ 2018.
Please stay tuned!
High Performance Director