2016-2017 Veteran Selection Criteria

Criteria Objective:

The objective of this criteria by the Canadian Fencing Federation is to ensure a fair and balanced selection of athletes so they may consistently reach medal performances at major international veteran events. These events include are limited to Veteran Commonwealth Fencing Championships, Veteran Pan American Championships and Veteran World Championships.

Means:

The means of meeting this objective is by the following:

  1. Engaging the Canadian Sport for Life LTAD and Canadian Fencing Federation guidelines for masters and veteran athletes.
  2. Creation of a veteran selection ranking.
  3. Participation criteria based on domestically ranked competitions and performances at Canada Cup and National Championships.

 

Veteran Performance Plan

Eligibility for selection:

  1. Hold a validated license with the Canadian Fencing Federation during the period of selection;
  2. Hold a current FIE license affiliated with Canada;
  3. Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status with Canada
  4. Have satisfied all published criteria for the event in question
  5. Agree to Canadian Fencing Federation Code of Conduct

 

Veteran Selection Rankings

Structure divided by age classification (50+, 60+, 70+) the following will be collected:

  1. Top results from Canada Cup/National Championships (Best 1 of 2)
    1. Canada Cup 2 – Gatineau, QC November 27-29, 2015
    2. Canadian National Championships – Longueuil, QC – May 21-23, 2015
  2. Can/Am Veterans Cup – Toronto – May 28-29, 2016 (1 only)
  3. Regional Canadian Championships (1 only)
    1. Eastern Canadian Championships
    2. Western Canadian Championships
  4. Domestic veteran rank based on the end of season CFF ranking (July 30th Domestic Rankings).

 

Points Grid

Following points of the grids will be used to award selection points in national competitions and international selection.

Table 1

National Circuit Grid for assigning points for selection
Canada Cups / National Championships / Domestic Ranking:

 

CLASSEMENT

SENIOR

 1ER

50

2E

45

3E

40

3E

40

5E

35

6E

30

7E

25

8E

20

9E à 12E

15

    13e à16E

8

    17e à 32e

4

 

 

Table 2

Can/Am Veterans Cup

 

CLASSEMENT

COMBINED

 1ER

100

2E

75

3E

60

3E

60

5E

45

6E

40

7E

35

8E

30

9E à 12E

20

    13e à16E

15

    17e à 32e

8

    33e à 64e

4

 

 

Table 4

Regional Championships

Eastern Canadian Championships/Western Canadian Championships

CLASSEMENT

SENIOR

 1ER

30

2E

25

3E

20

3E

20

5E

15

6E

13

7E

11

8E

9

9E à 12E

4

    13e à16E

2

 

Table 5

North America Cup (2)

 

CLASSEMENT

AGE GROUPS

 1ER

200

2E

150

3E

100

3E

100

5E

80

6E

60

7E

40

8E

30

9E à 12E

20

    13e à16E

15

    17e à 32e

8

    33e à 64e

4

 

Table 3

Can/Am Veterans Cup

 

CLASSEMENT

AGE GROUPS

 1ER

75

2E

65

3E

55

3E

55

5E

45

6E

40

7E

35

8E

30

9E à 12E

20

    13e à16E

15

 

Criteria of Selection

The selection for the event will be made by following the priorities listed:
individual:

  1. The places will be allocated on the basis of CFF Veteran Selection rankings

 

In the event ex æquo points tie

If two (2) or more athletes have the same point total, the tie will be broken as follows:

  1. Priority to the best result in the equivalent age division at the Can/AM Veterans Cup;
  2. Next priority assigned to on the best national circuit result (Canada Cup/National Championships) in the equivalent age division;
  3. Highest rank in the equivalent age division in the July 30th CFF Domestic Rankings.