The Ministry of Education has completed its review and approval of the Provincial Sport Organizations’ applications for inclusion in the External Credentials - Sport Credit Program. Participation in one of the following programs by BC Alpine athletes could allow the student to be eligible to receive external credits:
BC Alpine has template letters for eligible athletes. Following a request from an athlete who has successfully participated in one of the recognized Athlete Category Sport Programs, the athlete will receive a confirmation letter from BC Alpine to submit to their school for Athlete External Credits. It is the responsibility of the athlete to take the documentation to his or her school counselor to receive the credits.
|Athlete 10||4||BC Winter Games or Westerns Participation|
|Athlete 10||4||Rising Stars, Canadian Nationals or Canada Winter Games Participation|
|Athlete 11||4||FIS U19 Program Participation|
|Athlete 12||4||BC Alpine Team Participation|
|Athlete 12||4||FIS Program Participation|
Student athletes who have in the past participated in the currently approved programs will be eligible for credit. All participation is retroactive so that an athlete can gain credit for past performance/participation as long as the documentation is presented and the participation was during or after the 2004-05 school year.
How to apply: Contact Johnny Crichton @ BC Alpine
BC Alpine has template letters for eligible officials. Following a request from an offical who has successfully participated in one of the BC Alpine Offcials Training programs, the official will receive a confirmation letter from BC Alpine to submit to their school for Official External Credits. It is the responsibility of the official to take the documentation to his or her school counselor to receive the credits.
If you require additional information on the External Credentials - Sport Credit Program, please go to the URL below for the Ministry of Education website. CLICK HERE
The process for acquiring a letter of confirmation for Athlete External Credits is as follows:
Simply contact BC Alpine's Athletic/Program Director with the required information for the program you are applying for. BC Alpine will verify that the athlete applying for External Credits is eligible and meets all the requirements. BC Alpine will email a PDF letter of confirmation on our BC Alpine letterhead stating that the athlete meets the requirements for External Credits. The athlete then takes the letter to the school counselor. Deadline for the letters is January 15 of each year.