2014 BC Summer Games Nanaimo
Planning underway for Nanaimo, July 17-20 2014 BC Summer Games
Towed Water Sports
Nanaimo, July 17-20 2014 BC Summer Games July 17-20 2014
Venue: Towed Water Sports TBA
The Technical Package for each sport 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 also be read. Click here to review BC Games general rules. To select a new sport, click here.
Sport-specific rules last updated: April 28, 2013 . Be sure to check back for updates.
Age: 10 - 17
Age Description: 10 – 17 years of age as of January 1, 2014.
Eligibility Requirements: In addition to BC Games General Rules, the following sport-specific eligibility requirements are in effect for the 2014 BC Summer Games:
Competitors must be members of the Water Ski and Wakeboard BC. Membership numbers will be checked two weeks prior to the first day of competition.
Skiers may participate in slalom, trick, jump, wakeboard wake skate, or barefoot. Preference should be given to athletes participating in more than one event. Skiers may participate in any three of the six events.
Athletes may only attend one BC Games to participate in Towed Water Sport (Water Skiing, Wakeboard, Wake skate & Barefooting) at the same level of competition. Athletes may attend a second BC Games to compete in Towed Water Sports if they move up a division as per the BC Games specific divisions set by Water Ski & Wakeboard BC
Water Ski: Boy's or Girls 2 (10-13) to Boy's or Girls 3 (14-17) (Slalom, Trick & Jump) Wakeboard: Boy's or Girls (10-13) to Jr. Mens or Jr. Women (14-17)
Barefoot: Boy's or Girls 2 (10-13) to Boy's or Girls 3 (14-17)
Wake skate: Boy's or Girls (10-13) to Jr. Mens or Jr. Women (14-17)
Athletes may not attend more than two BC Games to compete in Towed Water Sports. Ages as of Jan 1 of the Games year.
Events and Categories: Three Event (Slalom, Trick, and Jumps) Wakeboard , Wake skate and Barefoot:
Slalom: As per WSWC Rules
Jump: As per WSWC Rules
Tricks: As per WSWC Rules
Wakeboard & Wake skate Tricks: As per WWA Rules Barefooting: As per WSC Rules
This will be a sanctioned event. Results will be submitted to WSC (Water Ski Wakeboard Canada).
Team Scoring: All individual scoring shall be as per WSC rules, and as per the current sanction process, however all competitors shall be considered for an overall team score.
Based on Division, Discipline and Gender / 1st place = 100 points 2nd place = 90 points 3rd place = 80 points 4th place 70 points and so on.
The Team scoring will be the sum of each Team member’s individual overall scores from each event: i.e. all the slalom, trick, jump, barefoot trick, barefoot slalom, wake skate and wakeboard trick scores will be totaled for each team.
Medals: The Minus-One Rule will be implemented for all sports. This means that when there are four or more competitors or teams, Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals will be awarded; when there are three competitors or teams, Silver and Gold medals will be awarded, and when there are two competitors or teams only a Gold medal will be awarded. For more details about BC Games medals, review the BC Games General Rules.
Medals will be awarded for each individual event within the parameters of the Minus-One Rule described above.
In addition medals will be awarded for Zone team competition, based on the scoring outlined in the Events/Categories section and within the parameters of the Minus-One Rule described above.
Zone Team Composition: 7 athletes (no more than 4 of one gender) per zone. Wildcards: 8 wildcard spots (no more than 5 of one gender)
Maximum Athletes: 64
Zone Reps / Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches: 1 Head Coach and 1 Assistant Coach (one of each gender) per zone. Each zone is required to have a Zone Rep / Head Coach.
Coaching Requirements: All Head Coaches must be fully certified at NCCP Level 2 or have completed RIP N RIDE - FOUNDATIONS and Multi-Sport Module A and B.
Note that the role of Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches at the BC Games includes traveling to and from the Host Community with your team/zone, residing with your 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.
Accommodation: WSWBC states that all participants are required to stay in BC Games accommodation, regardless of where they reside. Also see BC Games General Rules for further details.
Registration Deadline: All registration must be completed using the BC Games Participant Online Registration Process by the Zone Reps / Head Coaches
Zone Selections: WSWBC states that Zone Qualifications. Zone Teams are picked from results from the previous year sanctioned events. For 2014 BC Games, results from 2013 in any sanctioned event will go towards qualification for the 2014 BC Summer Games based on the divisions above. If required any tournament in 2014 will also qualify as long as the event is held 7 days before the BC Games deadline.
See BC Games General Rules for registration procedures.
Officials: Transportation, accommodation, and meals, as arranged by the Host Community, will be provided for 20 officials. See BC Games General Rules for registration procedures.
The role of the Zone rep is to act as the contact person in their Zone for Towed Water Sports. Your responsibilities as Zone rep include:
Organizing and publicizing the selection or tryout camp for your zone. This includes ensuring that all individuals eligible to compete are made aware of the tryout dates and locations.
Promoting the zone tryouts for Towed Water Sports for the games to those around all the associations and media
Consulting and communicating with the Provincial advisor (Kim McKnight) on any questions concerning eligibility of athletes and other aspects of the tryout camps
Registering all qualified athletes and coaches for your zone via the BC Games online participant registration process by mid June 2012
BC Games Zone Structure
In order to ensure that the BC Summer and BC Winter Games include participants from every part of the Province, as well as to motivate each Provincial Sport Organization to spread their efforts and interest throughout the Province, the Province has been divided into eight Zones. The boundaries of the BC Games Zones are described below. This information was last updated January 2007.
Kootenays (Zone 1)
Zone Colour - Yellow
Regional Districts of Central Kootenay, East Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary and Electoral Area A of Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, and including major centres: Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Golden, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Nelson, Radium, Rossland, and Trail.
Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2)
Zone Colour - Red
Regional Districts of Central Okanagan, Columbia-Shuswap (excluding Electoral Area A), North Okanagan, Okanagan-Similkameen, Thompson-Nicola, and Electoral Areas A and B of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, and including major centres: Armstrong, Ashcroft, Enderby, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lillooet, Merritt, Peachland, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, and Westbank.
Fraser Valley (Zone 3)
Zone Colour - Light Blue
Regional Districts of Fraser Valley, Dewdney Alouette, and Fraser-Cheam, and including major centres: Abbotsford, Anmore, Belcarra, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, and White Rock.
Fraser River-Delta (Zone 4)
Zone Colour - Orange
The City of Burnaby, the District of Delta, the City of New Westminster, and the City of Richmond.
Vancouver-Squamish (Zone 5)
Zone Colour - Dark Green
The Regional Districts of Squamish-Lillooet (excluding Electoral Areas A and B), Sunshine Coast, Electoral Area A of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the Village of Lions Bay, the City of North Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver, the City of Vancouver, and the District of West Vancouver.
Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6)
Zone Colour - Light Green
The Regional Districts of Alberni-Clayoquot, Capital, Central Coast, Comox-Strathcona, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, and Powell River, and including major centres: Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Duncan, Esquimalt, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, North Cowichan, Oak Bay, Ocean Falls, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Powell River, Saanich, Sayward, Sidney, and Victoria.
North West (Zone 7)
Zone Colour - Purple
The Regional Districts of Bulkley-Nechako, Kitimat-Stikine, and Skeena-Queen Charlotte and including major centres: Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Houston, Kitimat, Masset, Port Clements, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Stewart, Terrace, and Vanderhoof.
Cariboo-North East (Zone 8)
Zone Colour - Dark Blue
The Regional Districts of Cariboo, Fort Nelson-Liard, Fraser-Fort George, and Peace River, and including major centres: Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Hudson Hope, Prince George, Quesnel, Tumbler Ridge, and Williams Lake.