AO CANADA SUMMER GAMES CRITERIA-final (updated April 20)


Date: July 28 – August 13, 2017


Canada Summer Games Trials: June 23-25, 2017 




Canada Summer Games requires All Team Ontario participants must be registered into GemsPro on or before Friday, June 23, 2017. All prospective athletes (able bodied, para, and Special O) MUST be registered by this date. If you are intending on trying out for Team Ontario on June 23-25 you must complete the online registration and doing so early will avoid any last-minute requirements.

Registration Link:

The Participant Registration Guide – Team Ontario 2017 is a step by step process for registration so please refer to it prior to starting. The links to the appropriate registration site are listed in the guide. More information on all of these forms can be found in the Guide.

Please pay special attention to the section on required waivers and paperwork in the Guide. Every Team Ontario participant is required to sign, scan and submit a copy of the the Provincial/Territorial code of conduct. As well, any participants under the age of 19 at the time of the Games must sign, scan and submit a copy of the Canada Games Participant Release Waiver and Medical Consent Form.

All scanned copies are due to be submitted to by Friday, July 7 at the latest.

Please click on the link above. Click on the appropriate title (athlete/coach/manager) Fill in the required personal details. Don’t forget to Upload a “passport” style digital photo. Confirm your consent (select YES) to the release waiver, medical, and provincial/territorial code of conduct. Note if you’re under the age of 19, you’ll have to print the document and submit the forms ( Create a password for your account.

Upon successful completion, you will receive an email with your access number and password that you provided. This will allow you to change or modify your information as needed.

Participant release waiver and consent: Participants under the age of 19 must print the following document, have it signed by a parent or legal guardian, and provide to your provincial/territorial mission team.

Medical consent: Participants under the age of 19 must print the following document, have it signed by a parent or legal guardian, and provide to your provincial/territorial mission team.


Canada Summer Games Team Selection Criteria  (UPDATED APRIL 20)

Please note the important dates for achieving standard:

March 1 – June 25, 2017 Qualifying Window Must be an outdoor sanctioned performance
June 10-11, 2017 Combined Events CSG Trials Terry Fox Athletic Facility-Ottawa
DUE June 23, 2017 CSG GEMPRO Athlete Registration Click to Declare
Due June 25, 2017 Athlete Declarations Click to Declare
June 23-25, 2017 Team Ontario CSG qualifier York Lions Stadium (formerly Pam Am Stadium)-Toronto
July 2, 2017 Team Ontario Selection To be started at the conclusion of the Selection Meet (above)
July 30-Aug 4, 2017 Canada Summer Games Winnipeg, MB



Florida Training Camp – Canada Summer Games

AO is pleased to be putting together a team that will travel to Clermont, Florida as part of the AO Summer Games training camp. This is an excellent opportunity to work with some of our Canada Summer Games elite coaches in an ideal training environment.

Declarations are due by October 31 by 4:00pm

2017 Canada Summer Games Standard

****Note: All technical specification are recommended to be in the senior heights and distances. This camp is a CSG team identifier and senior specifications are used. Please ensure your declaration seeds dictate this**** 

  • Location: Clermont, Florida
  • Dates of Competition: Dec 27, 2016- Jan 5, 2017
  • Maximum Team Ontario Size: ~ 45 athletes
  • Coaches: CSG coaches (8) CSG manager (1) and Chiropractor (1)
    • Coaches attending will be the Canada Summer Games coaching staff

Athletes will travel by bus departing from Toronto (with other pickup locations TBD) and travel directly to Clermont, Florida. Training will take place at the National Training Centre in Clermont.  Athletes will be staying in private houses in Clermont.  Approximately 45 athletes will be selected for this team.  There will be six coaches, one manager and one chiropractor as part of the staff.

Selection will be based on Canada Summer Games performance standards and event discipline, similar to a Games situation where all events are included.  We encourage all interested athletes to apply. Athletes who have met standards will have priority selection.

Upon selection of the team, the athlete must pay a deposit of $200 as a commitment to the program.  Travel, accommodation and some meals will be covered by Athletics Ontario.  There will be a variety of opportunities to visit some of the local attractions (those costs will be incurred by the athletes).  Athletes will also be expected to follow the AO Athlete Code of Conduct.

University athletes are encouraged to apply as special travel subsidies may be available.

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