CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP UMPIRES
PERMANENT RESIDENT POLICY
Guidelines for selection of Landed Immigrants to officiate a Canadian Championship are identical to those requirements that exist for all permanent Canadian Citizens.
ELIGIBILITY AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-CANADIAN CITIZENS
- Must be a continuous resident of Canada for one calendar year preceding nomination to officiate a Canadian Championship.
- Must have been affiliated nationally during the preceding one year.
- Must have been evaluated at a provincial/territorial tournament by the association’s Umpire-in-Chief in the preceding year. These evaluations must accompany the nomination.
- Must be a registered affiliated umpire for the present year.
- Must be a resident of Canada for the present year. The official residency date would be up to and including September 1. In other words, he/she must still be a resident at the time the Canadian Championship for which he/she has been nominated is held.
- Must have a Permanent Resident card and provide proof that they have the card.
SOFTBALL CANADA’S REGISTRATION ELIGIBILITY
Non-Canadian citizens who do not meet the residency requirements of the policy, are not eligible for umpire registration in the Softball Canada Program, except under special and extenuating circumstances. Special and extenuating circumstances will be reviewed by the Officiating Development Committee.