Alberta Schools' Athletic Association

Important Dates and Deadlines

September 29-30

Golf Provincials - hosted by Cochrane High School

2014 Provincial Golf Host Website

There are a number of important ASAA dates coming up within the next couple of weeks:

September 30: School Enrolment taken to determine ASAA classifications

October 1: Deadline for online Volleyball and Football Team Registration. Please make sure that you register each of your teams in the appropriate category.  These can vary from sport to sport and team to team.  This is also the deadline for Football Declaration and Opt Up.

October 5: Cross Country Registration Deadline

October 15: Volleyball Opt Up Deadline; Last day to add Volleyball and Football Athletes to your roster.


ASAA News and Information

Sad News

The ASAA is very sad to announce the sudden passing of Vic Quan, 55 yrs old, recent former Executive Director of Calgary Senior High Schools’ Athletic Association on Monday September 22, 2014. A 34 year veteran teacher in Calgary Board of Education, Vic still holds a “retired” ASAA track and field record (hurdles) and was a constant contributor to school sports throughout his career. Our sincere condolences go out to Vic’s wife Myla Hodgins and their daughter Kristina. Further details are available in his obituary in the Calgary Herald (link here).

2014/15 Golf

Wildcard Allocations

2014/15 Football

Draft Schedule for 2014/15

2014/15 Volleyball

Wildcard Allocations for 1A-3A

ASAA Welcomes New Staff to the Team!

The ASAA would like to welcome our newest addition to the team. Elyshia Korobko has joined the association in the role of administrative assistant. You may recognize a new voice on the phone when you call the office - be sure to give Elyshia a warm welcome!

2014/15 Appeals Hearing Dates

ASAA has brought in new policy with regards to appeals. We will only be hearing appeals on certain dates of the year, which will be heard by an Executive Appeals Committee, made up of current and past ASAA Executive members. These dates have been pre-determined for this year and are also included on your ASAA wall calendars:

Appeals Hearing Dates are held in Edmonton (unles otherwise stated)

September 15, 2014

October 15, 2014

December 3, 2014 (Red Deer)

February 25, 2015

May 6, 2015

School Sport PSAs Available for School Use

The ASAA, with the support of School Sport Canada is making available some great posters that your school can print off and use in your school. Schools are welcome to print the following PSAs, or alternatively they can connect with ASAA's graphic designer, James Shrimpton, and he can get your logo placed onto the document for $25 (see example here).

Basketball PSA

Education & Sport PSA

Football PSA

Rugby PSA

Volleyball PSA

Tennis PSA

Alberta Milk Every Moment Scholarship Winners Announced

ASAA and Alberta Milk would like to congratulate the following 2 student athletes for being selected as the recipients of the2014 Milk Every Moment Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded annually to 2 students (one of each gender) who 'Milk Every Moment' by achieving a balance in school, home and community life. ASAA and Alberta Milk are incredibly impressed with the quality of applications this past year and are happy to announce the winners:

Jonathan Allan - Eckville Jr/Sr High (Central zone)

Nicole Freeman - St. Joseph Catholic (Edmonton zone)

Please click on the student's name above to read each of the winning essay submissions.

SUBWAY Fundraising Opportunity

The ASAA is partnering with SUWAY Restaurants to offer a fundraising opportunity to our schools. Schools can buy SUBWAY Peel-a-deal cards for $2 from the ASAA, and sell within their schools for $10 each. Each card offers the user over $70 in savings at SUBWAY restaurants. Cards are valid until June 20, 2015 and can be ordered by clicking here. Cards will ship to schools at the end of August.


Survey Results Regarding Rugby and Track & Field Provincial Championship Dates

You can download the analysis of the Survey regarding Rugby and Track & Field Provincial Championship Dates with analysis of student registrations in ExNet and at Provincials. Click Here to Download.


ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct Banner

ASAA Commissioners and staff have created a new ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct banner that will be hung at all provincial championships and schools will also have the ability to purchase a banner and add their school name or logo. Please click on the link below for pricing and ordering information.

Spectator Code of Conduct Banner Information

Banner Template

Coaching Educational Resources

Engaging Effectively with Parents Course now free!

ASAA is proud to announce that the online course - Engaging Effectively with Parents - is now free. Available since the launch of in 2011, this course provides input and strategies for dealing with difficult situations that may arise as part of coaching. Check out for more information.

Safety Guidelines for Secondary Interschool Athletics

The Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research has published the most recent iteration of their Safety Guidelines resource. Click here to access a free PDF or check out the LRC to purchase a hard copy. Note: You will require a copy of this manual to complete the online Safety Guidelines course from - AVAILABLE NOW!

Concussion Course in Group Settings

A number of schools have asked if they can take advantage of a PD day to have all of their coaches take the concussion course in a group with the course being shown on a projector. Yes, this can be done – but in order to ensure ASAA can track which coaches have completed the course you will be required to send a list of all of the coaches who were present for the course, and it must be signed off by your principal. Please fill out a list of all names in the provided template (accessible by clicking here) along with all of the requested information and send the completed template to

Memos to Schools

Rugby memo, February 2009

Rugby memo, June 2009

Sport Specific School Programs/ Courses/ Academies Policy June 09

Volleyball Net Rule Change September 2009

U16 Rugby Club Play Memo November 2009

Rugby Tours Memo December 2009

Rugby memo, September 2010

Volleyball Official Game Ball Memo February 2011

Team Handball Rule Changes February 2012

Golf Memo Re: Scoring, September 2013

Wrestling Memo, November 2013

Concussion Course Memo, January 2014

News and information from other groups

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