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Hosted by Canada Artistic Swimming, Alberta Artistic Swimming & Calgary Aquabelles

May 7-13, 2023

Dates Extra Training: May 5 evening (if needed) & 6, 2023
Official Training: May 7, 2023
Competition: May 8 – 13, 2023
Registration Deadline April 17, 2023 at 11:59pm Extensions may be granted on a province-by-province basis depending on the date of respective Provincial Qualifier events.
Hosts Canada Artistic Swimming, Alberta Artistic Swimming & Calgary Aquabelles
CAS Resource Stéphane Côté, Chief Officer – Business Development
[email protected]
Events Youth – Figures, Solo, Duet, Mixed Duet, Team, Free Combination
Junior – Solo Technical, Solo Free, Duet Technical, Duet Free, Mixed Duet Technical, Mixed Duet Free, Team Technical, Team Free
Senior – Solo Technical, Solo Free, Duet Technical, Duet Free, Mixed Duet Technical, Mixed Duet Free, Team Technical, Team Free
Junior/Senior – Acrobatic Routine
Rules This competition will be conducted under Canada Artistic Swimming Rules
Pool Information MNP Community & Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5B6
Pool Specs Competition Side: 25m x 20m x 2.5m
Warmup Side: 25m x 20m x 2.0m + Dive Tank on some occasions
Deck Privileges All Coaches must have proper accreditations on them at all times, and will be expected to have the proper level of certification as per rule 3.1.9 a): All coaches at the Qualifier/CASC must be fully certified at the Competition Development Level or NCCP Level 3.
Security & Health Services Trained Lifeguards will be on deck at all times during the competition
Rules for Gelling We ask that clubs consider doing gelling and degelling at the hotel whenever possible. Absolutely no degelling in the pool will be tolerated.
Rules for Stretching & Land Drill TBC
Where to Eat Gym
Entry Deadline Monday, April 17, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Extensions may be granted on a province-by-province basis depending on the date of Provincial Qualifier events.

Entry Submission Information All registration and entries must be sent online using Canada Artistic Swimming’s Event Registration system.
Entry Fees
Youth Figures $45
Solo Tech $45
Solo Free $45
Duet Tech / Mixed Duet Tech $95
Duet Free / Mixed Duet Free $95
Team Tech $175
Team Free $175
Free Combination $205
Acrobatic Routine $205
Late Entries Once the deadline has passed, changes can only be requested by email, at [email protected], and will be subject to a late fee.

According to CAS Rule, 5.1.5 b), Each routine whose entry package has not been received or is incomplete by the stated deadline is automatically assessed a $25.00 fine. This fine must be paid to the Chief Referee or designate at the coaches meeting prior to the competition, or the routines concerned will be disqualified from the competition.

The FINAL deadline for late entries is 2 weeks prior to the start of the competition, on April 24, 2023, 11:59 pm EST. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Athlete Fee The athlete fee is $115 per athlete. An online Event Registration Form will be provided to add this amount to the club’s total.
Payment Two payment methods are available. In both cases, payment must be received before the final payment deadline to avoid penalties.

  1. Preferred Method: By Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) to [email protected] (password should be CASC2023)
  2. By cheque, payable to Canada Artistic Swimming, sent to:
Canada Artistic Swimming
c/o Cheryl McEvoy
700 Industrial Avenue, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON, K1G 0Y9

Note that the payment deadline is one week after registration, on April 24, 2023, but that late penalties will be strictly enforced.

Event Registration Form All clubs must fill out an online Event Registration Form which will be used to provide all the pertinent information to the Organizing Committee and to calculate total cost to remit to Canada Artistic Swimming.
Consent Forms & Waivers All athletes must fill out the Athlete Waivers and Medical Release forms if they were not filled out before National Qualifier.
Anti-Doping & Prohibited Substances By registering for this competition, athletes acknowledge that they agree to be subject to random unannounced anti-doping testing. Information about athletes’ rights and responsibilities, as well as the full list of prohibited substances, are available on the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport’s website, www.cces.ca.

FILE FORMAT

Please note that digital music will be used at this competition. There must be one digital file for each registered routine in an mp3 format, with a minimum required resolution of 192kbps.

Labeling Convention

File must be labeled with the following information, all separated by underscores, with no blank spaces

Information Options possibles / Instructions
1. Age Group 13-15, Junior, Senior, Jr-Sr (Acrobatic routine)
2. Event SoloTech, SoloFree, DuetTech, DuetFree, MixedDuetTech, MixedDuetFree, TeamTech, TeamFree, Combo, Acro
3. Club Name no spaces please!
4. Athlete Last Name For duets, use both last names. For teams, please use the first swimmer’s last name, by alphabetical order

Examples:

Junior_SoloTech_TorontoClub_Smith.mp3
Senior_DuetFree_CalgaryClub_Jones-Chen.mp3
13-15_TeamFree_MontrealClub_Bedard.mp3

Deadline

The deadline to send all music is February 28, 2023, at 11:59pm.

Please note that we ask you to respect this deadline even if your Provincial Qualifier is being held later than Febuary 28 and that you’ve been given an extension to complete your registration. This will help us prepare our music files for the event. Anyone who believes they won’t be able to meet the deadline should let us know at [email protected] to avoir late fees.

Please note that the Youth Figures event format will undergo an important format change starting in the 2022-2023 competition season.

Details will be released once the new FINA rules have been approved and domestic rules have been confirmed.

This section will be updated as the COVID-19 situation evolves in Canada, Alberta and Calgary to indicate the counter-measures that will be put in place for this event.

What How Notes/Deadline
Technical Memo 2023-1 | Rule Changes Read Memo 2022-08-11
What How Notes/Deadline
FINAL Schedule View Schedule v2.0 – 2021-04-01
Feedback-only Routine Registration Download Excel File 2021-03-22
Virtual Event Technical Bulletin View Bulletin v1.3 – 2021-03-19
Land Routine – Technical Bulletin View Bulletin v1.1 – 2021-03-01
Land Routine – Element Videos Watch videos on Dropbox
How to register Land Routines for Qualifier Watch Tutorial Video
Waiver Forms Coming soon!
Competition Registration Form (Formstack) Fill out form 2021-03-16
Land Routine Duets & Teams Registration Download Excel File 2021-03-16

PREFERRED HOTELS

DID YOU KNOW THAT BOOKING INTO THE COMPETITION RECOMMENDED HOTELS ACTUALLY MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE?

It allows to:

• Provide a competitive rate to participating teams
• Support overall competition costs. Being able to prove the high economic impact that our competitions have on a host city and tourism boards offers more grant opportunity and increases host city interest in future year.
• Negociate more services with hotel who able to service youth sports teams

Using the recommended hotels is a gesture of solidarity towards the organizers of the competition and, at the same time, it goes along way towards helping the sustainability of our national competition system. We are counting on you!

Adress 711 4 St SE Suite B, Calgary, AB T2G 1N3
Contact Visit website
587-352-5500
Price I King Studio Suite with Pull Out Queen Bed (with Hilton-Grade Mattress): $149 + tax
2 Queens Studio Suite with Pull Out Queen Bed (with Hilton-Grade Mattress): $149 + tax
Inclusions • Free Breakfast included
• Wireless Internet included
To book Use Booking Link

Booking deadline is April 14, 2023

Distance to pool 2.1 km
Distance to airport 19 km
Adress 610 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1M3
Contact Visit Website
587-885-2288
Price 1 Bedroom King Suite with Sofa Bed: $169 + tax (single to triple occupancy)
King + Sofa Bed : $159 + tax (single to triple occupancy)
Studio 2 Queen Beds: $159 + tax (single to quad occupancy)
Studio King: $139 + tax (single to double occupancy)
Inclusions Deluxe Buffet Breakfast is included for up to 4 people per room.
• Wireless Internet included
• Discounted parking rates
To book Use this link to book, or call hotel directly.
Booking deadline is April 14, 2023, but reservation a minimum of 90 days before the event is suggested.
Distance to pool 2.0 km
Distance to airport 19 km
Adress 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2B5
Contact Visit website
(403) 252-2253
Price Signature 2 Queens: $149 + tax (single to quad occupancy)
Executive 1King: $169 + tax (single/double occupancy)
Inclusions • Breakfast for up to 4 people included in rate.
• Complimentary Wireless Internet in all guest rooms
• Complimentary parking to all guests
To book Contact Jane Douglas
Director, Corporate Relations
[email protected]
403.519.9832  | Toll-Free: 800.661.115Booking deadline is April 14, 2022.
Distance to pool 6 km
Distance to airport 25.7 km
Adress 888 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3J3
Contact Visit website
403-237-8626
Price Two Queens: $119 + tax
One King with Sofa Bed: $119 + tax
Inclusions • Wireless Internet included
To book Contact Hotel
Booking deadline is April 14, 2023
Distance to pool 3.4 km
Distance to airport 21 km
Adress 708 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1H2
Contact Visit website
403-263-7600
Price Room with 2 beds: $145 + tax (single/double occupancy)
Inclusions • Breakfast available for discounted price of $19.99 per person.
• Wireless Internet included
To book Mention Group Name: Canada Artistic Swimming

Booking deadline is April 15, 2023

Distance to pool 2.9 km
Distance to airport 21 km
Adress 610 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0K1
Contact Visit website
403-231-1000
Price Coast Premium Studio Suite – King Bed: $119 + tax (single/double occupancy)
Coast Two Bedroom Suite King & Queen: $134 + tax (single/double occupancy)
Inclusions • Complimentary Bagged Breakfast
• Complimentary Parking
• Wireless Internet included
To book Mention Group Name: Canada Artistic Swimming

Booking deadline is April 15, 2023

Distance to pool 2.0 km
Distance to airport 20 km
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