Elite Athlete Funding: 2017 Application Now Open

Elite Athlete Funding: 2017 Application Now Open

The 2017 Elite Athlete Funding application window is open now until January 31, 2018. Please review the updated criteria below and submit an application through the online form.

2017 Elite Athlete Funding Criteria

  • All applicants must have been under the age of 19 as of January 1, 2017 and a WSWBC member in good standing for the season they are requesting funding.  Also, they must have been a good ambassador for the sport, with no behavioral reports that reflect poorly on WSWBC and otherwise.
  • All applicants must be a member of a club in B.C. that is recognized in good standing as part WSWBC.
  • All applications must be verified and approved by the president of the club in which the athlete is affiliated.
  • All applications must give a detailed description of the athlete’s performance in regards to meeting funding criteria.  Only information reported on the application will be taken into consideration when the executive board is reviewing applications.
  • To receive funding, the athlete must have competed at both the provincials and nationals in their respective discipline (3-event, barefoot, wakeboard – cable or boat, and wakeskate – cable or boat) during the course of the season where funding is being requested.  Reasonable exceptions due to one of the events not taking place, or attendance hindered by injury, etc. may apply at the executive board’s discretion.
  • Preference will be given to athletes competing internationally as part of a Canadian team throughout the course of the season.
  • Any funding received must not include expenses already covered by other facets of WSWBC or WSWC funding (essentially no ‘double-dipping’).
  • Due to the ever-changing nature of our programs, the funding structure will be determined annually at the discretion of the current WSWBC executive, based on an evaluation of applicants and any other pertinent factors, taking place at either that seasons WSWBC budget meeting, or other arranged meeting of the executive.

Applications close January 31, 2018.

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