October 13, 2010
Revision to BCCAA/CCAA Eligibility Rules
Effective September 1, 2011, the BCCAA will adopt the CCAA eligibility rules as they pertain to successful academic progress (CCAA Article 5 Section 8.2). This language will replace BCCAA Article 12 Section 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6. Effective September 1, 2011, the BCCAA will adopt the CCAA Eligibility Rules as they pertain to Reinstating Academic Eligibility (CCAA Article 5 Section 8.3).
Q1. How many credits do I have to be registered in to be eligible to play?
A1. You must be registered in a minimum 9 credits or full-time equivalent for the whole semester of athletic participation.
Q2. Who is responsible for ensuring I'm eligible to play?
A2. You are. Student-athletes are responsible for ensuring they are registered in the right number of credits to be eligible to play, and passing the right number of credits in an athletic year to continue playing each subsequent season. Student-Athlete's eligibility will be monitored by the Athletics Department and reported to the BCCAA and CCAA.
Q3. What if I want to add/drop a class?
A3. Always ensure that you are registered in a minimum of 9 credits at all times during the semester of athletic participation. If you want to switch a class, add the new class first before dropping the other class. If you are unsure, consult with the Athletics Department before doing anything!
Q4. How many credits do I need to pass during the September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011 period to be eligible to play next season (2011-2012)?
A4. This depends upon how many semesters you participate as a student-athlete, or for the 2010-2011 season only, what course load you take in the Spring 2011 semester. Refer to the CCAA Eligibility Rules Summary Document to navigate your situtation.
To download the CCAA One Semester participation Eligibility Rules Summary Document (in preparation for the 2011-2012 season, click here
Q5. Who should I contact for confirmation of my eligibility?
A5. Student-athletes should always consult with the Director, Athletics for final confirmation of their eligibility.
Q6. Where can I find the CCAA Eligibility Rules?
A6. The rules can be found on the CCAA website under Policies and Procedures at: www.ccaa.ca
To download the CCAA Eligibility Rules, Article 5, Section 8.2 in pdf format, click here