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1 Ski & Snowboard Australia Limited (SSA) Winter Universiade Selection Policy Discipline(s): Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Snowboard Event(s): Level: Gender: Alpine Skiing Super Combined (SC) M/W Super G (SG) M/W Giant Slalom (GS) M/W Slalom (SL) M/W Parallel Nations (Team event) Cross Country Skiing Sprint (F) M/W Individual. (C) 10 km M / 5 km W Mass Start (F) 30 km M / 15 km W Relay (CCFF) 4x10 km M/ 3x5 km W Mixed Team Sprint (C) Freestyle Skiing Aerial Skiing (AE) M/W Mogul Skiing (MO) M/W Dual Moguls (DM) M/W Ski Cross (SX) M/W Big Air (BA) M/W Slopestyle (SBS) M/W Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom (PGS) M/W Parallel Slalom (PS) M/W Snowboard Cross (SBX) M/W Snowboard Big Air (BA) M/W Snowboard Slopestyle (SBS) M/W Winter Universiade Male/ Female 1. Objective To select athletes capable of producing the best possible performances at the 2019 Winter Universiade 2. Selection Committee 2.1 The selection committee will comprise the National Head Coach and two other members as appointed by the relevant discipline committee. Where an Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA) program is in place, the National Head Coach position on the committee will be filled by the OWIA Head Program or Technical coach. 1 P age

2 2.2 A majority decision of the selection committee is required. The decision of the selection committee shall be final. Reasons shall not be given for any selection or other decision of the selection committee unless requested by non-selected athlete(s). The selection committee may meet with non- selected athletes to explain their decision. 2.3 Unless expressly requested by the selection committee, athletes have no right to make submissions or representations to, or appear before, the selection committee. Any right or claim to natural justice in this regard is expressly excluded, such right being preserved in the appeal process under section Selections made by the relevant discipline committee are subject to final approval by the SSA Board. 3. Eligibility 3.1 To be eligible for selection athletes must: Be a current member of SSA; Hold an SSA license to compete at the relevant level; and Have met the minimum FIS points required for participation at the selected level Have appropriate competition insurance (as per FIS Rule 212.4) if competing internationally. 3.2 To be eligible for selection athletes must also satisfy FISU regulations and 5.2.3,of the FISU eligibility criteria (refer page 30 of Attachment 1). It is the athlete s responsibility to establish that he/ she meets all FISU and AUS eligibility requirements. 4. Conditions of Application for Selection To be eligible for consideration for selection, athletes must have met the following performance standards and submit an expression of interest (refer Attachment 2) to SSA prior to Monday 15 th October Alpine Skiing Tier 1 Selection: National Alpine Ski Team (A & B) Performance Standards (refer Qualification Standards Attachment Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment Tier 2 Selection: National Alpine Ski Team (C & National Development Team) Performance Standards (refer Qualification Standards Attachment Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment Tier 3 Selection: Athletes must have attained the following current FIS points or lower in the discipline for which they seek selection plus SSA Provisional Discretion (refer Qualification Standards Attachment Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment 4 2 P age

3 4.2 Cross Country Skiing Ski & Snowboard Australia Discipline Men Women Super Combined 100 points 100 points Super G 100 points 100 points Slalom 100 points 100 points Giant Slalom 100 points 100 points Tier 1 Selection: Performance Standard (A): 120 FIS points (distance or sprint) (XC Selection Policy Attachment 5) Tier 2 Selection: Performance Standard (B): 195 FIS points (distance or sprint) (XC Selection Policy Attachment 5) 4.3 Freestyle Skiing Aerial Skiing Tier 1 Selection: 200 FIS Freestyle Aerial Skiing points or higher Tier 2 Selection: 100 FIS Freestyle Aerial Skiing points or higher Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS Points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (refer Attachment 11) Mogul Skiing/ Dual Moguls Tier 1 Selection: World Cup Team Performance Standards (refer Section 5. (Attachment 6) Tier 2 Selection: 100 FIS Freestyle Mogul Skiing points or higher Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS Points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (refer Attachment 6) Ski Cross: 4.4 Snowboard Tier 1 Selection: National Ski Cross Team (A & B) Performance Standards (refer Qualification Standards Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment Tier 2 Selection: National Ski Team (C & National Development Team) Performance Standards (refer Qualification Standards Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS Points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (refer Alpine Selection Policy) Attachment Parallel Giant Slalom/ Parallel Slalom Tier 1 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 1 & 2 & 3) (PGS & PSL_Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment 7 3 P age

4 Tier 2 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 4) (PGS & PSL_Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS Points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (PGS & PSL Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Snowboard Cross Tier 1 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 1 & 2 & 3) (Snowboard Cross Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Tier 2 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 4) (Snowboard Cross Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (Snowboard Cross Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Snowboard Slopestyle/ Big Air Tier 1 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 1 & 2 & 3) (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Tier 2 Selection: National Snowboard Team Performance Standards (Tier 4) (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Freeski Slopestyle/ Big Air Tier 1 Selection: National Freeski Team Performance Standards (Tier 1 & 2 & 3) (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment 10) Tier 2 Selection: National Freeski Team Performance Standards (Tier 4) (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment 10) Tier 3 Selection: Minimum FIS points required for entry plus SSA Discretion (Park & Pipe Selection Policy and Criteria) Attachment Selection Priority Selection priority will be made according to tiered performance levels as outlined in Section 4 and associated attachments. 4 P age

5 6. Notification 6.1 Athletes eligible for selection are required to notify the SSA office of their desire to be considered for selection as per the published Expression of Interest (EOI) process. 6.2 Subject to any constraints which may be imposed on SSA by third parties, athletes selected will be notified of their selection as soon as reasonably practicable after their individual selection or finalisation of the relevant squad, team or position. 7. Extenuating Circumstances 7.1 In considering the selection criteria, the selection committee may in their discretion give weight to extenuating circumstances. Extenuating circumstances may include but are not limited to injury, personal bereavement, equipment failure and travel delays. 7.2 Athletes unable to compete at events, trials, training camps required under these criteria must notify the SSA of this fact and the reasons therefore at least five days prior to the commencement of the events, trials, training camps or other attendances required under this policy. 7.3 In the case of illness or injury, athletes may be required to undergo a medical examination by a doctor or doctors appointed by SSA. 7.4 In the case of bereavement, equipment failure, travel delays, or other extenuating circumstances, the selection committee will make a decision on a case by case basis. 8. Appeal Refer SSA Appeal process as published on the SSA website. 9. Attachments 9.1 Attachment_1_ 2019 WUWG FISU Eligibility Certificate.pdf 9.2 Attachment_2_2019 WUWG Expression of Interest Form (Online form) 9.3 Attachment_3_2019 WUWG Regulations.pdf 9.4 Attachment_4_NAST Selection Criteria.pdf 9.5 Attachment_5_NXCT Selection Criteria.pdf 9.6 Attachment_6_NFST Selection Criteria.pdf 9.7 Attachment_7_NSPGS/PSL Selection Criteria.pdf 9.8 Attachment_8_NSSBX Selection Criteria.pdf 9.9 Attachment_9_NSP&PSNB Selection Criteria.pdf 9.10 Attachment_10_NSP&PFS Selection Criteria.pdf 9.11 Attachment_11_SSA Generic Selection Factors 5 P age