DISTRICT 8 ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

c/o Waterloo Catholic District School Board

35 Weber St W. I Kitchener, ON N2G 4G2

519-578-3660 x 2336  I  www.district8.ca


DISTRICT 8 GOLF (BOYS / GIRLS)

PLAYING RULES AND REGULATIONS

UPDATED: JUNE 2017

  1. DATE
  1. The District 8 Athletic Association golf schedule shall be played in the months September to October unless extraordinary circumstances dictate a change.
  2. The golf season will begin on the first day of September  and conclude no later than October 31. Exceptions will be made for those players participating in any post-season competitions which have been approved by the District 8 Athletic Association.
  1. LOCATION
  1. The location of regular season and playoff competitions shall be determined by available facilities
  2. The location of the competitions shall be as they appear in the official schedule released by District 8 Athletic Association unless extraordinary circumstances dictate a change.
  1. COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS
  1.  There shall be two (2) competitive event divisions

  1. There shall be two (2) overall team categories
  1. LEAGUE  STRUCTURE AND PROCEDURES
  1. Boys - Schools will bring up to seven (7) golfers on any given league event, and five (5) golfers to the District 8 championship.
  1. Girls - Schools will bring up to  three (3) golfers on any given day, including the District 8 championship
  1. Team championship will be determined by the four (4) lowest scores  (Boys)  and two (2) lowest scores (Girls) each of the two weeks, and at the District 8 championship
  2. All seven (league) or five (D8 Championship) Boys or three (3) Girls , or as many golfers as schools brought can earn individual points
  3. Teams declare a maximum number of how many golfers they are sending to the convenor ahead of time for tee times - no exceptions allowed
  1. SEEDING 
  1. Seeding shall be done prior to the first round of the championship by the convenor with input from coaches
  2. The number of seeds shall vary depending upon the known quality of players involved.
  3. The convenors decision regarding seeding is final.
  1. SCORING & RESULTS
  1. Individual results will be scored as follows:

FINISH

D8 Open

Event #1

D8 Classic

Event #2

D8 Championship

1

400

400

825

2

300

300

625

3

200

200

425

4

150

150

325

5

110

110

225

6

100

100

200

7

90

90

180

8

85

85

170

9

80

80

160

10

75

75

150

11

70

70

140

12

65

65

130

13

60

60

120

14

55

55

110

15

50

50

100

16

45

45

90

17

40

40

80

18

35

35

70

19

30

30

60

20

25

25

50

21

20

20

40

22

19

19

38

23

18

18

36

24

17

17

34

25

16

16

32

26

15

15

30

27

14

14

28

28

13

13

26

29

12

12

24

30

11

11

22

31

10

10

20

32

9

9

18

33

8

8

16

34

7

7

14

35

6

6

12

36

5

5

10

37

4

4

8

38

3

3

6

39

2

2

4

40

1

1

2

41 and over

0

0

0

6.1.1 In order to qualify for the District 8 championship,  A golfer must compete in at least 1 D8 golf event (D8 Open or the D8 Classic) and must have at least one score below 110 (Boys) and below 120 (Girls).


  1. Team  results will be scored as follows:

FINISH

D8 Open

Event #1

D8 Classic

Event #2

D8 Championship

1

20

20

45

2

15

15

30

3

10

10

20

4

5

5

10

5

4

4

5

6

3

3

3

7

2

2

2

8

1

1

1

  1. In the event there is a tie for individual or team scoring, the tie will be broken using the following procedure will be used;

  1. Results will be posted online at www.district8.ca immediately following the event (responsibility of convenor)
  1. EXPENSES
  1. Expenses and finances of the meets will be dictated as per District 8 Athletic Association “By Law Article VII”. Please refer to this for further information
  1. ELIGIBILITY
  1. Each competitor must be eligible under all the rules and regulations outlined in the District 8 Athletic Association Constitution and By-Laws. Schools and coaches should review the eligibility requirements listed in the constitution including the following highlights:
  1. If a finalist is defaulted for any reason they will not advance to CWOSSA.  The convenor will arrange a playoff to fill the final CWOSSA entry
  2. Eligibility Lists
  1. RULES AND OFFICIALS
  1. The official rule book governing league play during the District 8 championship shall be the Rules of Golf distributed by Golf Canada.
  2. Scoring exception: a players will stop playing on a given hole when they reach double par on that hole (ie: 6 on a par 3, 8 on a par 4 and 10 on a par 5) . They must pick up their ball and play no further until the tee shot of the next hole.
  3. All matches are unofficiated; in case of controversy, the convenor or a neutral coach may intervene as an umpire
  4. Scoring in Stroke Play
  1. UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT
  1.  Acceptable golf attire must be worn by competitors and coaches
  1. AWARDS
  1. District 8 will provide championship awards as per District 8 Athletic Association “By-Law VII”.
  1. DEPORTMENT
  1. A staff member from each school represented must be present and responsible for the behaviour of his/her students. 
  1. FIRST AID/SAFETY PROCEDURES
  1. It is the responsibility of each coach to provide for his/her own team medical needs in accordance with his/her School Medical Regulations.
  2. Coaches shall provide all consumable medical supplies (i.e. tape, band aids) for their athletes.
  3. Each school must have a First Aid Kit on site during competition.
  4. Each school should abide by Secondary Interschool sport safety guidelines set out by Ontario Physical Health Education Association (OPHEA)
  5. It is the convenor’s responsibility to provide a location of safe refuge in the event of lightning/thunder. In the event of lightning/thunder, the following will be done:
  1. JURY OF APPEAL
  1. The procedure for all protests, complaints, and suspensions is outlined in Bylaw IV of the District 8 By-laws. 
  1. VOTING PROCEDURES FOR COACHES' MEETINGS
  1. Voting at the coaches meetings will be limited to one (1) vote per team entered. Representatives must be present at the meeting to vote--voting by proxy will not be permitted.
  2. A simple majority of votes will rule.
  3. All changes to the Rules & Regulations must be ratified by the Board of Directors.

District 8 Golf (Boys/Girls) - Playing Rules And Regulations

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