Selection Policy

1 Carnivals:

Students must compete at the Zone Carnival in order to allow them to be considered for selection in the Zone team to compete at the Regional Carnival, unless they are:

a)     Competing at a higher level PSSA /school sport competition.

b)    Suffering injury.  In this case, a Doctor’s certificate must be presented.

In these cases, a request for consideration for inclusion (form) in the Zone team must be presented to the Convener.  This is to be verified/endorsed by the student’s Principal and school sportsperson listing the student’s School performance and any relevant previous Zone/Regional performance in that sport.  This will then be considered for selection by a panel i.e. Executive and Convener.  Inclusion in the Zone team under these circumstances will not be at the expense of individuals who have competed at, and qualified for the Zone team based on the qualification procedures determined by the Sydney East PSSA, and is also subject to approval from the relevant Sydney East PSSA Convener.  Submitting a consideration for inclusion does not guarantee inclusion in the Zone Team. In these cases a request for inclusion form must be presented to Zone Convener two school days prior to Zone Carnival.

 

ENGADINE ZONE PSSA Consideration of Entry Procedures:

Zone Convener will inform in writing on behalf of the executive to the pupil and pupil’s school the following information if consideration of entry is granted.

A Doctor’s clearance must be obtained and presented at least 2 school days prior to SE PSSA regional trial for the pupil to join the Engadine Zone PSSA team. Convener or the school sports teacher to sight the Doctor’s clearance (make a copy to present or fax to Zone convener). If no Doctor’s clearance, the pupil would be ineligible to join the Engadine Zone PSSA Team and take part in SE PSSA regional trial.

c)  Member schools should contact relevant zone convener and discuss exceptional circumstances for zone inclusion.  Zone Convener must seek ratification through the Zone executive.

d)  Zone Convener and the Engadine Zone PSSA Executive will make the final decision on any inclusion into Zone team.

e)  Engadine Zone PSSA conveners to organize all aspects of running the zone carnival e.g. venue, uniform, format.

2 Teams

Students must compete at the Zone Trial in order to allow them to be considered for selection in the Zone team to complete at the Regional Trial.

All students trialing for a Engadine Zone PSSA Team need to have the school’s permission to attend Engadine Zone trials. The school Principal must sign the student’s ZONE consent/permission form prior to the Zone trial to allow participation in the Zone trial. The signed permission note should be returned to the Engadine Zone Convener by the due date/or at least 2 school days prior to the trial. Students who do not have a Zone consent form signed by the school principal will not be allowed to trial.

Students must compete at the Zone Trial in order to allow them to be considered for selection in the Zone team to compete at the Regional Trial, unless they are:

a)     Competing at an approved school based activity or higher level school sport competition.

b)    Suffering injury.  In this case, a Doctor’s certificate must be presented.

In these cases, a request for consideration for inclusion (form) in the Zone team must be presented to the Convener.  This is to be verified/endorsed by the student’s Principal and school sportsperson listing the student’s School performance and any relevant previous Zone/Regional performance in that sport.  This will then be considered for selection by a panel i.e. Executive and Convener.  Inclusion in the Zone team under these circumstances will not be at the expense of individuals who have competed at, and qualified for the Zone team based on the qualification procedures determined by the Sydney East PSSA, and is also subject to approval from the relevant Sydney East PSSA Convener.  Submitting a consideration for inclusion does not guarantee inclusion in the Zone Team. In these cases a request for inclusion form must be presented to Zone Convener two school days prior to Zone Carnival.

Engadine ZONE PSSA Consideration of Entry Procedures:

Zone Convener will inform in writing on behalf of the executive to the pupil and pupil’s school the following information if Consideration of entry is granted.

A Doctor’s clearance must be obtained and presented at least 2 school days prior to SE PSSA regional trial for the pupil to join the Engadine Zone PSSA team. Convener or the school sports teacher to sight the Doctor’s clearance (make a copy to present or fax to Zone convener). If no Doctor’s clearance, the pupil would be ineligible to join the Engadine Zone PSSA Team and take part in SE PSSA regional trial.

c)  Member schools should contact relevant zone convener and discuss exceptional circumstances for zone inclusion.  Zone Convener must seek ratification through the Zone Executive.

d)  Zone Convener and the Engadine Zone PSSA executive will make the final decision on any inclusion into the Zone team.

e)  Engadine Zone PSSA conveners to organize all aspects of running the zone trial e.g. venue, uniform, format.  The selection panel of personnel choosing Zone team will be determined by the Engadine PSSA Convener and/or executive if deemed necessary. The Zone Convener is responsible for naming the Zone Team and subsequently contacting Zone Executive of chosen students to compete at Regional trials.

f) In sports where married trials occur and a child has gained zone selection but cannot complete the selection process of the married trial due to points a and b outlined above subsequent selection will be made at the discretion of a representative from each zone.