Quick Guide

Below are some common situations and forms, if you are unsure of which form you need, please contact BCSS and we can help direct you. Updated forms for the 2023-24 school year will be available August 15, 2023.  Submissions for the 2023-24 school year must be made using the current school year forms.  BCSS will accept forms for the 2023-24 school starting August 28, 2023. 

To review the section of policy please refer to the PDF icon 2023-24 Handbook

General Topics Situation Form Type Handbook Rule
Student-Athlete Transfers A student-athlete who registers on the first (1st) day of their second year of eligibility (grade 9)  PDF icon Grade 8-9 Transfer 2023-24.pdf

Section 911.2

Page 99 

A student-athlete has moved with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) and changed their principal residence within the previous twelve (12) months

PDF icon Change of Residence 2023-24.pdf 

Section 923.0

Page 100 

A student-athlete transferring from their home school without changing the families principal residence. (occuring after his/her second year of eligibility-grade 9)


PDF icon Notification of Transfer 2023-24.pdf 



 Page 102


Eligibility Applications & Appeals A student-athlete who does not fall under the outlined rules or would like an exemption from a rule

Section 943.0 

Page 102

The member school would like to appeal the decision made on the following eligibility forms: Eligibility Application, C & A, School Declaration, International Students & Online Learning PDF icon Eligibility Appeals 2023-24.pdf 

 Section 944.0

Page 103

A school does not have enough students to field a grade 8 or bantam level team and would like grade 7 student-athletes to play up to that team PDF icon Grade 7 Eligibility Application 2023-24.pdfGrade 7 Eligibility Application 2023-24.pdf

Section 817.0

Page 90 

Distributed Learning/ Alternate  A student registered with an online learning school who would like to participate in a BCSS team activity

PDF icon Online Learning and Alt School Students 2023-24.pdf 


Section 822.0 

Page 93

Moving Up Move a player(s) to a higher age group team in the same sport

submit online form through STARS 

Section 818.3

Page 91

Middle/Jr School Play Up Middle/Jr School student-athletes who wish to play up to the feeder schools more senior team PDF icon Middle-Junior Playing Up 2023-24.pdf 

Section 818.1 

Page 90

Jointly Sponsored Teams Two or more member schools who do not have enough players to field a team and want to join together to form one team  PDF icon Joint Team Application 2023-24.pdf

Section 840.0 

Page 96


International Student-Athletes ) Section 823.0
International Students (transfer from outside of Canada Student-athlete is registered with the member school as an international student and pays tuition to the school district and is placed with a home stay family. (minimum of 5 months or 1 semester)

PDF icon International Boarding 2023-24.pdf 

Exchange Student Student-athlete transfers to the member school from outside BC for an exchange program that is an established and recognized program by either the federal or provincial government (minimum of 5 months of 1 semester)

 International Form 

Boarding Student (transfer from outside of Canada) Student-athlete is registered with the member school as an international student and pays tuition to the school district and resides in a school dormitory. (minimum of 5 months or 1 semester)

International Form  

Boarding Student (transfer from inside of Canada) Student-athlete is registered with the member school and resides in a school dormitory

International Form