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Waiver and Release -- requirement by anyone attending

By submitting your entry to participate in a Golf Saskatchewan event the applicant/participant is aware of and assumes all risks of bodily injury or property damage, including specifically (but not exclusively) the risk of being exposed to and contracting any disease or contagion such as novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the risk of being injured by thrown or struck golf balls or clubs, actions by spectators, players, caddies, or others in attendance, and the competitor agrees that Golf Saskatchewan, including its Directors, Officers, volunteers and employees, as well as the competitors in the event, are not liable for any injuries or property damage resulting from such causes or any other negligence.

  • I (or the parent/guardian of daughter/son) have read and understand the terms and conditions of entry and all policies as set out on the Golf Saskatchewan website below under the Competition Policies.
  • I (or the parent/guardian of daughter/son) also agree that all entries are subject to approval by Golf Saskatchewan.
  • Spectators, volunteers and/or staff is also required to submit the waiver and release.

Competition Policies

By registering to play in our sanctioned event, participants agree to the following policies (a Notice to Players):

  1. NOTE: each participant/guardian/volunteer/spectator and/or staff is required to complete the Golf Saskatchewan Championship/Event Waiver and Release.
  2. Code of Conduct for Juniors
    • A junior playing in an Amateur aged event she/he must adhere to most items in the Junior Code of Conduct.
    • Exceptions may include Caddie or power cart transportation, if eligible.
  3. Code of Conduct for Amateurs
  4. Transportation Notice:
    • In events where players are allowed to ride power carts, the groups are only allowed 2 power-carts per group. * The Championship Committee will review each event and put a Local Rule in effect. A group must not have more than 2 or is subject to the General Penalty of the Local Rules.
    • Events which power carts may be used include:
      • Amateur Women’s
      • Senior Women’s
      • Senior Men’s
      • Mid-Master Men’s (40+)
      • Women’s Rosebowl
      • Mixed Team
  5. Pace of Play,
  6. Standard Local Rules (Hard Card),
  7. Spectator and Parent Code of Conduct,
  8. Dress Code including Foot-ware,
  9. Cancellation Policy,
  10. Tie Breaking Procedure(s)

Other:

  1. Rules are governed by the most current Golf Canada Rules of Golf including Amateur Status including the most current Golf Canada Rules of Golf and Interpretations, and
  2. the Supplementary Local Rules for the championship (location specific).

In addition to the above mentioned documents are the following conditions of competition:

  1. By entering a Golf Saskatchewan championship, the participant allows Golf Saskatchewan to take picture(s) and/or video(s) of the participant for marketing/promotional materials.
  2. All competitors must have a GOLD Golf Canada membership and must present a validated 2020 Golf Canada membership card/number upon entering the Championship(s) or proof of membership.
  3. If the participant is from outside of Canada and is a member with another golf association/union she/he may enter our event provided they are able to verify their membership with an established handicap index.
    (Due to COVID-19 there is a restriction to Golf Saskatchewan members only.)
  4. Proof of membership may be required at the registration desk prior to start of play in the championship.  Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
    • Handicap index must be updated within 15 days of the Championship.
    • The verification method can include the Golf Canada Score Centre or a signed/verified paper copy from the golf course’s Handicap Chair or designate.
    • If you are a Golf Saskatchewan/Golf Canada Member or Public Player Member we will have the ability to verify your handicap factor on the Golf Canada Score Centre.
  5. All championship entry applications are subject to the approval of the Golf Saskatchewan Championship Committee.
  6. Rules decisions shall be decided by the Golf Saskatchewan Championship Rules Committee, and shall be final.
  7. National Championship Quota Spot – Golf Saskatchewan will try to ensure proper representation at a Golf Canada National Championship. Note, this includes limiting the amount of players we will drop down to on the participant list (for instance, not lower than the 15th placed person). *subject to change.
    • Quota spots for nationals are only available for Golf Saskatchewan members only.
    • A person from another province or country is welcome to play but cannot gain entry into Golf Canada’s national championship through our quota spot system.
    • The National Athlete Assistance subsidy guidelines can be read here.
    • UPDATE: June 2020 – all Golf Canada National Championships have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

REMINDER: The Golf Saskatchewan Codes of Conduct applies to players & teams attending Regional, National and International Events (sanctioned/conducted by Golf Canada and the like). This is above and beyond the policies and Code of Conduct at the championship being played.