Technical Packages provide details of the eligibility requirements as well as event and competition information. In order to fully understand the rules and requirements for participation in the BC Games, it is expected that the BC Games General Rules will be read in addition to the sport-specific information contained in the Technical Package.
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Zone Team Composition:
(See BC Games General Rules for information about the "adult supervisor" role)
Every zone must name a head coach and at least one assistant coach (exception: sports for athletes with a disability, which must have one head coach and at least one assistant coach for the sport). If additional adults are named for the zone (or sport) and they meet the certification requirements of assistant coaches, they should be registered with the role "assistant coach", otherwise they are registered with the role "adult supervisor". See BC Games General Rules for more information.
The number of Officials the sport is permitted to register as participants)
Transportation, accommodation, and meals, as arranged by the Host Society, will be provided for officials. See BC Games General Rules for more information.
In addition to BC Games General Rules, the sport-specific eligibility requirements noted in this technical package are in effect for the 2022 BC Winter Games.
Note that the role of head coaches and assistant coaches at the BC Games includes travelling to and from the Games with the team/zone, residing with the team/zone in BC Games accommodation, and acting in a supervisory capacity throughout the Games.
See BC Games General Rules for information about the roles of the head coach and assistant coach.
Zone Selections and Registration Deadline:
Please refer to the BC Games General Rules for the registration deadline set by the BC Games Society. The BC Games deadline is in effect unless an earlier date is set by the Provincial Sport Organization is specified in this technical package. See BC Games General Rules for registration procedures.
Accommodation and Transportation:
See the BC Games General Rules for current BC Games registration fees. Note that fees are assessed for athletes only (coaches, adult supervisors, and officials do not pay this fee). Sports may assess additional fees to cover training, uniforms, qualification event(s), etc. Please contact your Provincial Advisor or the PSO for more details. Fees are collected by the sport and paid to the BC Games Society upon invoice after the Games.
BC Games Contacts
Participant information is collected under the authority of the BC Games Society. The information provided will be used to determine eligibility to participate in the 2022 BC Winter Games. On confirmation of eligibility the information will be used to arrange liability insurance coverage to address any claims arising from the voluntary participation of registered participants in the 2022 BC Winter Games. The name, hometown, sport, and results of registered participants will be provided to media outlets and available on the BC Games Society and the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society websites for the purposes of acknowledging selection for participation and placing. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of registered participants may be used in non-commercial promotion/development of sport and/or the BC Summer and/or BC Winter Games or the BC Games Society. The BC Games Society reserves the right to use or reproduce images for the purposes of providing commemorative materials that would be available for free or purchase. The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, results, and/or images of Games participants may be provided to the Premier and the Minister responsible for the Games, and/or to members of the legislative assembly, and/or to local members of parliament, and/or to the media for the purposes of recognition and/or informing sport-related and/or training opportunities and/or to school principals and/or school district superintendents for the purpose of recognition and acknowledgement. For questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the BC Games Society at 200 -990 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3K2 or (250) 387-1375 or email@example.com.
As a condition of entry into, or volunteering at the BC Winter Games it must be understood that the participants and volunteers enter entirely at their own risk, and will not hold the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society, the Province of British Columbia, and/or the BC Games Society, their staff, agents, and/or volunteer workers responsible for injury, loss or damage occurring during the 2022 BC Winter Games.
Volunteers and participants may be protected for their actions vis a vis third party claims through the liability insurance for the Games but are not covered for any personal claims for injury or accident. Participants and volunteers agree to release, discharge and undertake not to commence action against the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society, the Province of British Columbia, and the BC Games Society from any and all claims and causes of action, or liability of any kind whatsoever for injuries, property damage, or death which in any way results from participating or volunteering in the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games.
The Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society, the Province of British Columbia, and/or the BC Games Society do not assume responsibility for loss of wages, or costs associated with medical, dental or hospital care for athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, managers, officials or volunteers for any injury or loss incurred during the, or as a result of participating or volunteering in the 2022 BC Winter Games.