2016-2017

Intramural
Student
Handbook
www.uoftintramurals.ca
intramurals@utoronto.ca

TABLE OF CONTENTS
FKPE General Information Pg. 2-3

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Information at a Glance Pg. 4

History; Mission Statement and Values Pg. 5

Fair Play Code Pg. 6

Personnel Pg. 7

Athletic Centre Maps Pg. 8

Governance (Intramural Sports Council, Sport Committees, Membership) Pg. 9-11

Eligibility Pg. 12-16

Intramural Program Structure Pg. 17

Team and Player Registration Pg. 17-19

Finances (Performance Bonds, Cost Recover Fees, Defaults) Pg. 19-21

Defaults and Forfeits Pg. 21-22

Schedules Pg. 22-24

Playoff Regulations Pg. 24

Discipline, Protests and Appeals Pg. 25-29

Student Leadership Opportunities Pg. 30

Intramural Awards Pg. 31

Intramural Championship Trophies (Men, Women) Pg. 32-35

Appendices Pg. 36-37

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The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education strives to create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive
atmosphere for all students and members in all our facilities – one that is aligned with University policies,
guidelines and statements on equity, diversity and excellence. To this end, the Faculty has made a
systemic commitment to equity through a variety of targeted strategies and initiatives.

Staff and student training includes workshops and sessions on accessibility, sexual and gender diversity,
anti-racism and cultural diversity. The Faculty works closely with the University’s equity officers at the
Status of Women, Accessibility, Sexual and Gender Diversity, and Anti-Racism and Cultural
FKPE INFO

Diversity offices to design and deliver this training, and to consult on the Faculty equity outreach
initiatives.

Accessibility
The Faculty ensures that it is aligned with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA),
which indicates that all educational instructional institutions in the public sector are required to review,
plan and implement changes to remove barriers that might preclude full participation in society. We
incorporate AODA into our staff training and into our facilities, programs and services as much as
possible.

In the Athletic Centre, for example, new automatic doors, accessible washrooms, a specially-designed
strength circuit, and a lift in the pool are all examples of our efforts to increase accessibility. The Varsity
Centre was also designed with many accessible features in mind. In addition, the Faculty endeavours to
bring awareness to mental health and learning disabilities in relation to active healthy living among staff
and students. All work in this area is ongoing and part of a continuous improvement process here.

We also work closely with Accessibility Services and Students for Barrier Free Access to facilitate the
inclusion of students with disabilities into all aspects of university life. The goal is to provide programs
and services to students and members with a documented disability, be it physical, sensory, a learning
disability or a mental health condition, temporary or long-term. We deliver awareness events and
activities to build an inclusive culture for those with disability.

Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity
The Faculty strives to ensure all members of the University community can participate in our
programming free of bias or discrimination, and are treated with dignity and respect. Targeted initiatives,
events and programs that highlight the intersection between active healthy living and ethno-cultural
diversity are part of the Faculty’s equity initiatives and ongoing programs, working in partnership with the
Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office.

Policy initiatives are focused on honouring the institutional commitment of the University of Toronto as
an organization exemplifying commitment to anti-racism and the elimination of systemic discrimination.
Events and programs are also developed to highlight the relationships between healthy active living and
ethno-cultural diversity, critical race-related issues, and issues of relevance to the larger community on
campus that will strengthen both the diversity of the university community and its commitment to an
equitable environment.

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religion and ability level. They grow up in an environment hostile to sexual and gender diversity and often expect negative views. which strive to increase awareness of sexual and gender diversity while creating an inclusive and affirming environment for all students. bisexual. reduce barriers to being active. gay. and the provision of opportunity. Women-Only Hours Women-only hours is a targeted needs-based program designed to ensure equitable participation in physical activity. In other words. reduce barriers to being active. religion and ability level.Sexual and Gender Diversity The Faculty encourages and aims to increase the participation of lesbian. The faculty works in partnership with the Status of Women Office at the University. There are a variety of equity issues that call for public discussion and political support. Women-only hours are therefore one of several strategies implemented by the Faculty to optimize participation. research. Highlighting sexual and gender diversity as distinct from other equity issues works against the silence that otherwise permeates our culture all too often. transgendered and queer individuals and groups. One distinctive result of marginalization based on sexual orientation and gender identity is that many lesbian. and foster inclusivity across culture. The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education strives to create and maintain a welcoming. While women currently constitute over half of U of T’s student body. Women-only hours reflect the mission of the Faculty and its commitment to education. and foster inclusivity across culture. it increases notably during times scheduled for women only. unless given a strong indication to the contrary. they continue to be under- represented in most forms of physical activity. inclusive atmosphere for all students and members in all our facilities. We are an active member of the Positive Space Committee and work with the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office. bisexual. the ways that sexual minorities are marginalized makes Positive Space the kind of campaign where focusing on visibility is an appropriate response. transgender and queer people remain closeted. Our usage statistics show that while female participation in particular facility spaces is low during regular hours. as well as developing events and programs to highlight and support engagement of girls and women in physical activity and sport. Women-only hours are one of several equity strategies implemented by the Faculty to optimize participation. faculty staff and FKPE INFO members. 3 . leadership. gay. accessing them for consultation and support on policy issues regarding women.

Web site www. Varsity Arena: Bloor St. INFORMATION AT A GLANCE WHERE TO FIND US Intramural Office: Main floor of the Athletic Centre (as at Membership services) Phone Number: 416-978-6511 Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a. volleyball. pinnies. 4 .m.Hoskin Avenue and Tower Road Robert Street Field . & Bedford (enter through Varsity Pavilion at South end of Stadium) Varsity Stadium: Bloor St. Some equipment will also be available at the Varsity Pavilion.Varsity Arena. Intramural Administration 416-978-6511 Mohsin Bukhari Assistant Manager. (south of Bloor st. & Bedford (enter through Varsity Pavilion at South end of Stadium) Goldring Centre: Devonshire St. . – 5:00 p.5:00 p. INTRAMURAL OFFICE Brittany Tierney Coordinator. Racquets will not be supplied. Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.uoftintramurals.m. a phone direct to U of T Police is at south west corner Robert Street Field Telephones are available in the Metro Store on Bloor Street or a pay phone is located in front of Shoppers Drug Mart NEED EQUIPMENT? Limited equipment may be signed out at the Equipment Counter (main foyer Athletic Centre) with a valid student card or driver’s license.ca INFO AT A GLANCE Athletic Centre: Southeast corner of Spadina Ave. and west of Spadina Ave.Athletic Centre Facility Reservations: 416 978-5825 . Intramurals 416-978-3830 EMERGENCY INFORMATION U of T Campus Police: 416-978-2222 Metro Toronto: 911 Health Services: 416-978-8030 . and Harbord St.1 block south of Bloor St. Intramurals 416-978-4420 Manager.m.centre area of campus in front of University College Back Campus . across the street from Varsity Stadium) Fields: Front Campus . and fields: 416 978-4847 Main Office Regular Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a. one at each end 1 phone inside the entrance to the Men's change room 1 phone at the north-east exit to the Sports Gym (outside the hall where there is access from Upper Gym & Dance Studio) 1 phone at the entrance to the Field House 1 phone in basement near the Benson Activity Room and Golf room 1 phone in basement outside entrance to Gymnastics area and Fencing Salle Varsity Arena Pay phones are located inside the arena on the North and West Side Back Campus On Back Campus field.Hart House Reservation: 416 978-4732 .m. Equipment available – basketball..Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Toronto General Hospital: 416-595-3948 Equipment Counter 416-978-6256 Varsity Pavilion 416-978-6428 Emergency Phones: Athletic Centre 2 phones inside the Women's change room.m.m. Stadium. – 10:00 p. limited goalie equipment (for league use only) RESERVATIONS Court Reservations: Information Services 416 978-3436 Special Events / Practices . soccer balls.

ability. consideration and respect among ourselves. with a tradition dating back to 1893. What matters is that opportunity. The he scope of this handbook includes the Men's. regardless of ages. and they are governed by the Intramural Sports Council. and satisfaction thrive in an environment of diversity and inclusivity. What matters is that we act with integrity in everything we do. Participation in intramurals is undeniably a worthwhile pursuit! The Intramural Program is committed to providing an open. all intramural participants are expected to comply with the spirit as well as the letter of the rules. OUR VALUES What matters are our students and members. The intent of the Intramural Program is to provide positive experiences for all who participate. What matters is being the best. inclusive environment for all students. To achieve this. 5 . MISSION STATEMENT & VALUES University of Toronto Intramurals: A student and staff partnership leading the way in providing opportunities for fun. The Intramural Program at the University of Toronto is one of the largest and best in the nation. accessible and welcoming to all. Women's and Coed Intramural Sports Programs. The Intramural Sports Council reports in turn to the Council of Athletics and Recreation. With cooperation and enthusiasm for the following information. our accessibility coordinator. These are the key coordinating committees in the present operational structures. Please contact Susan Lee. personal growth. HISTORY AND MISSION and more recently the Coed Intramural Sports Committee. earning the respect of our community. What matters are ideas and ideals . ACCESSIBILITY The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education is committed to providing programs and services that are open. Individuals. HISTORY OF INTRAMURALS The Intramural System as it exists today developed over time. at 416-978- 5655. it offers a wide range of sports to meet the diverse interests of the student population. and then improving. fair play and development for all. gender or background. What matters are cooperation. In this sense. for without these values there is no team. teams and organizations imply their acceptance of the rules and policies of the Intramural Program as outlined in this Handbook (and the decisions of the policy and protest boards) when they elect to participate in the program. Its history evolved through the formation of the Men's and Women's Intramural Sports Committees. intramural participation will remain a quality experience. we have identified an accessibility coordinator to assist any person with special needs.and the recognition that we all have our own to contribute. With an underlying mission of "something for everyone". for without them we have no purpose.

administrators and other spectators * Show respect for their teams’ opponents because without them there would be no game * Never influence the outcome of an event or game and must never pose a distraction to players. spectators and players * Work in cooperation with the officials for the benefit of the game * Recognize and respect the differences in their players * Not ridicule or degrade players for any reason * Encourage and reward effort. fairplay.Coaches/Captains must act as a team leader. officials and other spectators. All players will: * Participate for the love and enjoyment of the game * Respect the efforts and accomplishments of your opponents * Respect their teammates and do their best to be a true team player * Respect all players. All coaches/captains will: * Teach players to play fairly and respect the rules. player coaches/ captains and spectators * Maintain impartiality at all times * Avoid or terminate any situation that threatens the safety of the players. officials. FAIR PLAY CODE FAIR PLAY SHOULD BE EVERYONE’S FIRST PRIORITY!! Everyone who uses our Fair Play Facility must: * DEMONSTRATE RESPECT FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS * RESPECT THE FACILITY IN WHICH YOU PARTICIPATE * SHARE EQUIPMENT. All spectators will: * Encourage players to play according to the rules * Refrain from negative communication with players. coaches/captains. officials. coaches/captains. intelligence and firmness without provoking antagonism * Maintain a healthy atmosphere and environment for safe competition * Not tolerate unacceptable conduct towards themselves. officials. courtesy. coaches/captains. He or she must encourage. SPACE AND FACILITIES WILLINGLY FAIR PLAY CODE * MAINTAIN SELF-CONTROL AT ALL TIMES * CONDEMN VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT IN ALL FORMS * ALWAYS ATTEMPT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE BETTERMENT OF THE U OF T EXPERIENCE Players . within the limits of the rules. All officials will: * Apply rules of the game with consistency. spectators and administrators * Respect and play by the rules of the game Spectators . participation and commitment FAIRPLAY is for EVERYONE! Failure to abide by our CODE of FAIR PLAY will result in the review or removal of individuals and privileges 6 . motivate and assist in developing players to achieve their maximum potential. spectators or other officials Coaches/Captains .Officials will make sure that every player has a reasonable opportunity to perform to the best of his or her ability.Players should compete to the best of their ability within the limits of the rules. other officials.Spectators should maintain a supportive atmosphere that positively motivates players. coaches/captains and officials * Remain in the spectators’ section and refrain from entering the playing area at all times Officials .

Summer Program (5-7) Tournament Convenors (2-4) Office Assistants (4-6) 7 . subject to the Intramural Sports Council. organize and conduct the Intramural programs. W) Coordinator of Game Managers (3) Game Managers (25-30) Game Managers . W) Rugby (M) Field Hockey (W) Soccer (M.getting the information needed to the people who need it. W) Volleyball (C.ca Entry information Digital Screens Schedules Rules Announcements ISC minutes Rules 4. They will also consider proposed changes of program and organization. M. PERSONNEL INTRAMURAL SPORTS REPRESENTATIVES PERSONNEL The Intramural Sports Committees are composed of the Athletic Representatives or appointees from each of the Athletic Associations of the competing Colleges.uoftintramurals. M.Flag (C. WEB PAGE Schedules Intramural Bulletin Boards www. W) Indoor Soccer (M. your key to success is communication -. Faculties and recognized groups of the University. W) Water Polo – Innertube (C) Lacrosse (M. 1. As an Intramural Representative. M. INTRAMURAL OFFICE 2. W) Ultimate Frisbee (C) Ice Hockey (C. supervise. COLLEGE/FACULTY BULLETIN BOARDS 5. The Intramural Sports Council reports in turn to the Council of Athletics and Recreation. ATHLETIC FACILITIES 3. W) Football . M. IMPORTANT NUMBERS Sign-up lists Rose Lin – IM Coordinator Reps names and numbers 416-978-6511 Game times Mohsin Bukhari – IM Assistant Manager Upcoming events 416-978-4420 John Robb – IM Manager 416-978-3830 STUDENT ASSISTANTS Sport Convenors (16-20) Basketball (C. These committees shall. Your information channels and resources are shown below.

ATHLETIC CENTRE MAPS AC MAPS 8 .

The recognized units are: Architecture Music Chestnut Residence New Commerce Nursing Dentistry O. Men's and Women's Sports Committees voted to develop an Intramural Sports Council (ISC) to govern the University of Toronto's Intramural Program. 4. 1. Quorum may consist of any number of CISC. A tied vote is lost. carry over members of the three Intramural Sports Committees shall be members of the Council. a joint meeting of the Co-ed.A. at Scarborough Massey Victoria Medicine Woodsworth Munk School Wycliffe In addition. MISC or WISC members. 3.B. Michael's Innis School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Kinesiology & Phys. of T. 1999. Trinity/St. (Rotman) U. 5. 2. Intramurals and full time Intramural staff members of FKPE shall be ex- officio (non-voting) members of Council.E. Men or Women) will be made by the respective Sports Committees. Hilda's Knox University Law U. Chairs The Intramural Council will be co-chaired by the intramural representatives who have been elected that year as Chair of the Men's Intramural Sports Committee and as Chair of the Women's Intramural Sports Committee. Council business shall be conducted as per Robert's Rules of Order.S. Engineering Pharmacy Forestry PT/OT (Rehab) Grad House St. A simple majority will cause the motion to be carried. the Director of Physical Activity and Equity of FKPE. INTRAMURAL SPORTS COUNCIL On April 7. Ex Officio Members The Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education. The Council is responsible for making policy decisions that pertain to all areas of the IM SPORTS COUNCIL program. The Co-Chairs may not vote while occupying the chair. Quorum Quorum for Council meeting shall consist of a minimum of twelve members. One of these members shall also act as secretary for Council meetings. at Mississauga M. of T. Voting Each recognized unit of competition is entitled to a maximum of three votes. the Manager. Ed. Length of Meetings Council meetings may not exceed two hours. Intramural Sports Committee Secretaries Men’s Intramurals Mohsin Bukhari Women’s Intramurals Coed Intramurals Brittany Tierney 9 . 6.I. which shall act as sub-committees of the Council. Decisions that are responsible to one area only (Co-ed. Each motion requires a mover and a seconder.

and conduct the Intramural Program for its respective area.The Intramural Sports Committee is responsible for all policy matters relating to its portion of the Intramural Program. Each Intramural Sports Committee shall supervise.R. Faculty or School) which has a current Athletic Association Constitution approved by the respective Intramural Committee on file in the Intramural Office (An Athletic Association Constitution may include a specific section of an undergraduate or other student association constitution relating to athletics). appointment. Under this regulation. and Women's (WISC) may serve on the ISC for the following year. or appointee. of each of the Athletic Associations of the competing Colleges. Protests and Appeals). Each representative shall name an official proxy to the Intramural Sports Committee. organize. The Secretary shall present such items in writing to the Chair and the Secretary of C. The rule of majority vote shall apply in the transaction of all business. b) Carry-over members 2. Any change in proxies must be ratified by that Committee. Men's (MISC). Voting 1. Voting members shall be: a) Each representative of a recognized unit (College. SPORT COMMITTEES THE ORGANIZATION OF INTRAMURAL COMMITTEES SPORT COMMITTEES Men's. and which meet the appeal criteria (see Discipline. Duties . Quorum: One third of the voting members or their designated proxy must be present to constitute a quorum. Faculties. These members shall be called carry-over members. and recognized groups of the University.A. a tied vote shall be deemed lost. It shall also consider any proposed changes of the program and organization. including the Chair. Women's and Coed The Intramural Sports Committee is composed of the Athletic Representative. and shall act as its Secretary.). Each Unit. who shall be selected by election. and recommendations of general program policy. shall be entitled to one vote. Meetings shall be held once a month and/or at the call of the Chair. Up to four Intramural Sports Committee members from each current committee Coed (CISC). The corresponding Intramural staff member shall be an ex officio member of the Committee. The Intramural Sports Committee shall consider any appeals arising from Review Board decisions arising from sports within its area.R. All matters affecting organization and program beyond the limits of the operation of the activities shall be dealt with as recommendations to the Council of Athletics and Recreation (C. 10 .A. or on a voluntary basis as per that unit's constitution.

each unit has only one vote. Duties of Officers 1. b) Approve entries.One or more per College. the Chairs of the Men's I. etc. Chair . Intramural Committee Representatives . The Intramural Representative shall attend all Intramural Committee meetings and Council meetings. 4. 4. The Intramural Representative shall sign all entry forms submitted by their unit. only.Elected by a preferential vote of all voting members of their respective Intramural Committee. They shall also sit as ex-officio members of the Council of Athletics and recreation. It shall be the Representatives' duty to represent their participants' views to the Intramural Committee and assist in program evaluation. or on a voluntary basis as per that unit's constitution. Duties of College/Faculty Representatives: a) Officially enter the number of teams desired by their College or Faculty.C. appointment or on a voluntary basis by the current members of the Intramural Sports Committee to serve on the ISC for a second year (by preferential voting procedure). 2. However.S. g) One representative. Vice-Chair The Vice-Chair shall fulfill the role of the Chair in his/her absence. Carry Over Members . referees. d) Be responsible for the internal organization and overall supervision within their College or Faculty for the sport which they represent. 2. playing regulations. 3. from a team shall be entitled to a vote. and the Women's I. Vice-Chair . shall act as co-Chairs of the Intramural Sports Council. 5. groupings and playoff arrangements for all team sports. eligibility.Elected by a preferential vote of all voting members of their respective Intramural Committee. 3. 11 .C. In addition. Chair It shall be the duty of the Chair to preside at all meetings of the Intramural Committee. Carry-over Members The Carry-over members shall attend all Intramural Committee Meetings. c) Provide technical knowledge necessary to operate league schedules and playoffs in an efficient manner. and on the Awards Committee. f) Be responsible for seasonal evaluation of that particular sport. The Chair shall sit on all Review Boards. appointment. Intramural Committee Representatives: The Intramural Representatives shall be ultimately responsible to the Intramural committee for their unit's participation and performance in the Intramural Program. or designate a replacement to be present. h) Ensure that all unit members are made aware of the Intramural rules.Four Intramural Sports Committee members from the previous year's committee who shall be selected by election. e) The Secretary of the Intramural Sports Committee shall report any matters or recommendations to the Intramural Sports Committee concerning general policy. and shall sit on the Awards Committee. COUNCIL & SPORT COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP Officers Defined 1. Faculty or School who shall be selected by election.S. regardless of how many representatives attend a meeting.

Faculty or recognized group for which they first appear. c) In Innertube Water Polo.C. Faculty or recognized group. In addition.S. Men's & Women's) 1. Faculty or recognized group (e. d) In Rugby. Change of Affiliation . Refer to the individual sport exceptions in the Sport Rules. change college/faculty) will be allowed to continue to play for their previous competitive unit provided that such participation is not broken by a switch to playing for the new unit. Division I teams shall be allowed to dress a maximum of two (2) varsity players for each game. 2. Exception: Male participants may apply to the Women's I. Further. 3. the Varsity Coach shall be required to name his Varsity Squad. will be bound in that sport for the season only to the College. Also. 5. In the case of serious illness or injury. 4. Having signed the player registration form signifies compliance with eligibility rules and agreement with the Participant's Consent Form.A student who is affiliated with more than one College. residence) may compete for any one of those units in each Intramural Sport as long as they have paid the unit's activity fees for that year. be it in Men's or Women's competition or Coed programs. special regulations are in force to permit limited number of current Intercollegiate team members to play for Intramural teams. b) Be registered on the official team list for each team for which he/she plays. faculty and alumni. ELIGIBILITY General Intramural Eligibility Rules (Coed. Affiliation . and note program regulations identified in the Handbook.A participant in Div.e. ELIGIBILITY student participants must be a registered student in actual attendance proceeding to a degree or diploma. One Team per Sport . In order to be eligible to participate in Intramural activities a participant must: a) Have paid the University of Toronto Athletic Centre membership fee. if they wish to play in a Women's sport (league or tournament).Students who change their affiliation status (i. An intercollegiate practice squad player may play intramurals until he/she plays in three (3) Varsity Blues games. See page 15 for further details re: staff. female ice hockey players may play in both the men’s and women’s leagues. I and II may compete only for those units with which he/she is affiliated.A participant may only play on one team and/or division per sport regardless of level. b) As a minimum criterion former intercollegiate athletes must play in the highest division entry (in their sport competed at Intercollegiate level) sponsored by their unit of affiliation. eligible students may play in either the Men's or the Women's program as well as the Coed Program. Students who are eligible to play for teams in different Colleges. Participation shall be defined as having his/her name appear on the game sheet. Multiple Affiliations . Affiliation is defined as registered or resident in the particular College. permission to continue such affiliation may be granted by the Secretary of the appropriate Intramural Sports Committee.g. 6. Varsity Players a) In most activities a student who is deemed a current member of an Intercollegiate team is not eligible for Intramural play in that sport. Division II teams shall be allowed to dress a maximum of one (1) varsity player for each game. For details inquire at the Intramural Office. 12 . Faculties or recognized groups.

but reserve the right to move down to a lower skill level until he/she has played a second game at the higher level. sub- goaltenders must play in at least one regular season game to be eligible for the playoffs. A player who is missing his/her T card/membership card may obtain a temporary pass from the KPE membership services office and show that. Note: This rule does not apply to sub-goaltenders in hockey and lacrosse.In order that a participant may have the opportunity to play with a team suitable to his/her ability a player may transfer teams under certain specific rules and procedures. The player in question cannot play until permission has been granted by the Intramural Manager. A player must qualify under one of the following regulations: a) A player must be in uniform for and appear on the game report for one-third of the regular league schedule where the schedule consists of more than six games (the minimum acceptable is three games) and for one-half where the schedule consists of six games or less. regardless of whether he/she has been reinstated as an amateur shall be ineligible to participate in the sport in which he/she participated professionally. at anytime during the season. 8. 12. 10. Professional Players . through injury. on application. 14. 9.Players who are affiliated with a College. a player is not bound to play for her/his unit of affiliation). A player may do this a maximum of three times per academic year. in the Open Division. Applications are available at the Intramural Office. Transferring Teams . No other transfers of temporary replacements are allowed. check with the Intramural Office Staff. In all cases the sub-goaltender may appear in the playoffs only for the team with which he/she is registered. does not qualify under item #1 may. directly or indirectly for participation except as permitted by governing rules 13 . Sign In On The Game Sheet . Acceptable medical proof of injury as provided by the University Health Services must be presented to support each such application. ELIGIBILITY b) Players may be brought up. Suspended Players . Playoff Eligibility . In the cases of soccer and field hockey.7. and show their membership or student card to identify themselves. may appeal to the respective Intramural Sports Committee for consideration of waiving the playoff eligibility requirements in that Sport. If any question arises. b) A player who. 13. Independent Teams – Independent teams generally enter leagues in the Open Division.Individuals who have been suspended from participation in the Intramural Sports Program as a result of Fighting (as per B. along with a government- issued piece of photo identification.In order to be eligible for participation in playoff competition each player must play a specific number of regular season games. #4 Guidelines for Discipline of Individuals page) and who have served their suspension. which does not enter a team in a particular sport. Players Pool for "Free Agents" . Official transfer forms must be filed as per current rules and emergency replacement regulations remain in force.e. At that level. Unclear Eligibility . may apply for inclusion in a player's pool to be assigned to a team on the basis of need. the team may be composed of players from any number of different units (i. 11.All participants in the Intramural Program must sign their name and list their membership or student number on the game sheet. Eligibility for playoff rules still apply.Any professional player. For purposes of this section a "professional player is one who receives any kind of payment.All questions of eligibility must be clarified in writing and submitted to the Intramural Manager and signed by the manager. This is subject to Eligibility Rule #2 Affiliation. Faculty or recognized group. a) Players may play a maximum of one game per year per sport at a higher level. c) Female participants may play one game per year per sport in a men’s division. be made eligible through a ruling of the Secretary of the Intramural Sports Committee. subject to the one game restriction. and be allowed to play.

II and lower. Post Doctoral Students – Post doctoral members of the Athletic Center are eligible to play any level of intramurals provided that they have a current AC membership. II and lower except in cases mentioned in * (above). Faculty – U of T faculty members who are members of the Athletic Centre may play in Div. Staff – Full time U of T staff (i. A team may have a maximum of 2 alumni members on its roster. Such participants must play for a unit from which they graduated. of Canadian Interuniversity Sport. WHO MAY PLAY * Generally. ELIGIBILITY faculty. II and lower." * Notwithstanding the above eligibility restrictions. When a sport offers only one division. Such participants must play for the unit for which they work. staff. those who are eligible to receive full benefits) who are members of the Athletic Centre may play in Div. Such participants must play for the unit for which they work. Transitional Year Program . a student has the right of appeal to the Intramural Sports Committee. Students – Current U of T students may play in any division. Division I is reserved for students only. and alumni members of the Athletic Center may participate in that division.e.Students enrolled in the Transitional Year Program (TYP) are eligible to play if they are members of the Athletic Centre. They are affiliated with Woodsworth College. Alumni – Alumni members (graduates of the University of Toronto) of the Athletic Center may play in Div. Community – Community members of the Athletic Center are not eligible to play in fall and winter intramural sports. except in cases mentioned in * (above). except in cases mentioned in * (above). 14 .

coach. 2. Emergency Replacements In order to maintain a team of sufficient numerical strength during playoffs. injured players only may be replaced for playoff games under the following regulations (NOTE: A Doctor's verification of the injury may be required): 1. ELIGIBILITY QUICK REFERENCE Intramural Sport Type AC Division 1 Division 2 & Lower Tournaments ELIGIBILITY Membership (all levels) (all levels) Students Full Time Y Y Y Part Time Y Y Y Post Doc – a Y Y Y TYP – a Y Y Y Staff N–b Y Y Faculty N–b Y Y Alumni (max 2) N–b Y Y Community . c – Community members may participate in summer intramural programming only. Any case of ineligibility reported to the Intramural Office will be investigated and dealt with according to the rules. but must be specific in nature (i. The Intramural Office assumes limited responsibility for checking the eligibility of participants. Such cases may be reported by any Intramural participant (player. referee. team etc.e. 2. b – Are eligible to participate in that sport only if there is one division being offered. A request for an emergency replacement must be made on the form provided at the Intramural Office. Such replacements are not intended to increase the caliber of play.) 15 .c N N N a – Are only eligible if they have a current Athletic Centre membership. Responsibility for Checking Eligibility 1. consult the staff in the Intramural Office. An emergency replacement will be granted only if the eligible signed players are fewer in number than the following table of minimum strength. Basketball 7 *Hockey 12 (*including sub goalie) Indoor Soccer 7 Lacrosse 8 Flag Football 8 Volleyball 7 Water Polo 9 For other Intramural sports. supervisor). and approved by the appropriate staff member. identify individual by name.

. Men's. Procedure: At a game site. Penalty for Playing an Ineligible Player Any team that uses an ineligible player will forfeit the game and lose one point in the standings. Amendment to be effective Sept. no further action is taken. A player may do this a maximum of three times per academic year. the Game Manager approaches each team and asks for every player to show their membership or student T card. the player may not play (Effective as of Sept. 1. 2013. All cases of ineligibility may be referred to a Review Board.1. 2014. the player in question will automatically be suspended for two games for each incidence of playing while ineligible.D. If a player does not have the appropriate I. along with a government-issued piece of photo identification. 16 . In addition. For students this will be their T card.) A player who is missing his/her T card/membership card may obtain a temporary pass from the KPE membership services office and show that. ELIGIBILITY Note: It is the responsibility of the team representative to communicate the following information to their players. Player Identification Checking – Coed. as well as to facilitate the swift settling of eligibility disputes by requiring all players to carry appropriate identification at all times. If satisfactory identification is produced. and be allowed to play. The non- offending team will be credited with a win. Women's Intramural Programs Purpose: To reduce the incidence of ineligible players in the intramural leagues.

there are a limited number of entries for each sport. TEAM AND PLAYER REGISTRATION 1. team name. b) Team Entry . teams must be flexible in their availability to compete. 208 in the Pavilion) by the appropriate deadline date. Beginners may learn from coaches. or clinics.ca. commitment and interest in competition in many sports. Where possible.Entry forms should be completed thoroughly with the desired competition level for each team. Lower divisions provide opportunities for participants with some or no experience in the game. I. some provision is made for individual difference in skill. As each sport is offered at multiple times. MEN and COED . Any recognized unit that confirms that it wishes to have a team in a league by the entry deadline will be guaranteed to have at least one team. experience. Where multiple divisions are offered. League Sports a) Team Representatives must enter the number of teams desired by their college or faculty at the appropriate entry meeting for each sport. In coed activities. and the next group in Div. unless there are still spaces available at the end of the ballot meeting. that division will be amalgamated with Div. II (numbers depend on the total entries). Women’s and Coed’s Most sports in the men’s and women’s programs offer a choice of skill levels of play. address. INTRAMURAL PROGRAM STRUCTURE COMPETITION INFORMATION General Guidelines and Rules for Conduct of Competition IM STRUCTURE Intramural Activities are generally programmed with a view toward the average student and their level of sport background. Division 1 is the highest level of play available. and online at www. Team entry forms must be handed in to the staff in the Intramural Office (Rm. II to form one large division for the regular season. Deadline dates for each sport will be listed in the AC Guide.A maximum of one (1) team per unit per division in a sport is allowed. WOMEN . team representative's phone number. possibly including travel.A maximum of two (2) teams per unit per division in a sport is allowed. and email address. I is not filled during the entry process. 17 . team mates. however. modified playing rules have been developed to accommodate male and female equated participation. Late entries or those over the quota will be placed on a waiting list and be used to replace teams as necessary.uoftintramurals. the top teams will be in Div. Note: Due to a high demand and facility constraints. These participants must be prepared for a greater time commitment in terms of practices and competitive schedule. General Guidelines to Levels Men’s. A competing unit is not allowed to enter a second team in a division until all other units that wish to have a team in that sport have been so entered. For the playoffs. REGISTRATION All entries must be signed by the College/Faculty Intramural Committee representative. ALL LEAGUES – Where a sport’s Div. A competing unit is not allowed to enter a second team in a division until all other units that wish to have a team in that sport have been so entered.

and also wins the championship. Medicine. d) Player Registration Form . the previous season’s champion must move up to a higher division unless there is a cost recovery involved. In women’s leagues. suits or proceedings arising out of the participation of or in any activity whatsoever.A Team Representative must attend the Captains' meeting in order to confirm entry of a team in that league/tournament event. whether on or off 18 . coaches. Players should sign up for the pool before the Standing Committee Meeting or schedule confirmation meeting of that particular sport. e) Adding Players . schedules. a player’s pool is set up each year. The Intramural Office will make every effort as a courtesy. the onus is on the reps/captains to obtain this information.Additional players may be added to a team at any time by filling out the appropriate form. to notify the reps/captains of the missed meeting. employees. actions. captain’s REGISTRATION responsibilities and other pertinent information will be discussed at that meeting. instructors. Exceptions are made if a) the college/faculty already has a team in the higher division or b) it will necessitate the college/faculty paying a higher cost recovery fee. and Scarborough). representatives must submit completed forms to the Intramural Office by the deadline indicated. In all Open leagues. damages. c) The same rules regarding eligibility and conduct apply to members of a player’s pool team. Men's and Women's sports. General rules. This rule applies only to teams representing a recognized college or faculty unit. Tournament Sports Each College. Note: An Informed Consent Agreement has been included on all Entry and Registration Forms to indemnify and save harmless the University of Toronto. All such additional forms must be submitted to the Intramural Office prior to participation through the Team Representatives) Any team that finishes the regular season in first place. Faculty or School Representative must submit an entry form to the organizational meeting for that sport. demands. signatures and membership numbers must be submitted to the Intramural Office before the team's second league game. where possible. Player’s Pool (Free Agents) a) In Coed. Note: If a team misses a Captains' Meeting and have not given written regrets to Intramural Office staff 24 hours prior to the meeting. In women’s leagues. their/its officers. the activity may be cancelled.A complete list of players' names. A student is eligible for the pool if he/she is a student proceeding to a degree in a College or Faculty where no team is sponsored. 2. Where no meeting is scheduled. members and clubs from and against all claims. Application for inclusion in the pool is made at the Intramural Office. Teams failing to do so may be penalized by the Eligibility Board or by the appropriate Intramural staff. b) In addition. the team that wins a championship must move up to a higher division (if available) in the following season. c) Captains' Meeting . The remaining places will be filled via a ballot process. However. the team will be subject to the following penalties: i) Fine of $25 ii) If the fine is not paid within 48 hours. as per the penalty for playing an ineligible player. Mississauga. If insufficient interest is shown. costs. the top 75% of teams from the previous season are automatically re-admitted (based on order of regular season finish). the team is removed from the league. losses. Teams draft for their schedule based on the regular season ranking (exceptions may be granted to Dentistry. 3. must move up to a higher division in the next season. participants may enter the players’ pool where he/she wishes to play on a team in a higher division than that entered by his/her college or faculty.

Rotman (M. BOND PROCEDURES How much to pay: Colleges and Faculties have been assessed a dollar value according to student involvement and past performance in the Intramural leagues. St. Grad House. K. Certify by the representatives' signature the correctness of the game reports. University. either by the Athletic Association of each College/Faculty and recognized group. or by the team itself if it is an "independent" entry. University property. Level 2 = $250. Pharmacy. Be responsible for updating the team registration list with the Intramural Office.00 Co-ed leagues: $150 for all units The following categories will apply: MEN Level 1: Engineering. Music. 3. 9.A. New. The three dollar levels are as follows: Men's and Women's Leagues: Level 1 = $400. 7. Law. however. Level 3: Architecture.P. Be responsible for informing the players of the source of the rules for that sport and any revisions or clarifications made by the Standing Committee. OISE/UT. 5.00. The bond will. Munk School.E. Ensure that team members are wearing the proper protective equipment as defined in the sport specific rules and regulations.00. Woodsworth. Dentistry. be forfeited in part or whole upon defaults. Level 3 = $150. Ensure that team members are aware of the recommendation for a medical examination and the need for medical insurance. Knox. 11. Innis. Victoria. Trinity.). 2.B. complete the team registration form and consent form and submit it to the Intramural Office before the first scheduled game played by their team. Michael's. PT/OT. Commerce. ensure that an injury report form is filled out and submitted to the Intramural Office for every injury incurred in Faculty Facilities. Massey. Be the only team member authorized to conduct business with the Intramural Office. With the assistance of the Game Manager. 8. The Team Representatives duties shall be as follows: 1. 10. PERFORMANCE BOND PROCEDURES ENTRY AND DEFAULT INFORMATION FOR LEAGUES: In order to enter any intramural leagues each college or faculty must submit a performance bond at the beginning of the season which will be held in trust and returned in full if no teams from that college/faculty default. Be responsible for the eligibility of the members of their team. Be responsible for having the team on the field of play ready to start at the scheduled time. Medicine. Level 2: Chestnut. Wycliffe 19 . 6. for each team entered in intramural competition including tournaments as well as league competition. DUTIES OF TEAM REPRESENTATIVES A Representative shall be selected/appointed. Having signed the player registration form signifies compliance with eligibility rules and agreement with the Informed Consent Agreement. For each team sport. Scarborough (UTSC). Mississauga (UTM). Consult the Intramural Office for schedules published regularly and for possible revisions in game schedules. 4.

Law. St. Women's and Coed tournaments: All performance bonds are usually ready within two weeks following the tournament at the Main Office of the Athletic Centre or Varsity Pavilion. Pharmacy. Level 3: Architecture.00 per pair/individual (depending on the set up of the tournament) must be submitted to the Main Office by the registration deadline. Music.P.A. For team tournaments.00 per entry (e. University Level 2: Chestnut. Woodsworth.singles or doubles (Badminton.g. ENTRY AND DEFAULT INFORMATION FOR ALL TOURNAMENTS A performance bond in the amount of $50. Victoria. Reimbursement of Bonds for Men's.E. teams and individuals in the sports listed will be required to pay a cost recovery fee when they enter their respective leagues.00 depending on tournament set-up. When mixed teams (made up of participants from more than one college) default. cash or cheque) can be made at the Main Office (room 1043. Please bring issued Performance Bond invoice and take it along with the payment to the Main Office or Varsity Pavilion to process. The amount of money required to replenish the account will be determined based on the initial payment and the number of teams still in play.00 penalties will be subtracted from the appropriate college's/faculty's total performance bond as the defaults occur. European Handball. Graduate Studies) * Mixed teams may enter as a separate individual unit or have each college/faculty represented on the team assume equal responsibility in the case of a default (see section on "If a team defaults").00).00 per team (e. debit.00 (due to defaults). . PT/OT. the deadline will be announced at the entry meeting. Scarborough (UTSC). Tennis)) How and When to Pay for Men's. Softball) $20. OISE/UT. BOND PROCEDURES * Units not categorized above will be charged on an individual basis at $70. If a team defaults in Men's. TOURNAMENTS (Men's.B. will have the amount of $70.). Teams which enter on an individual basis will also be reimbursed at the end of the academic year. 20 . Hilda's.00 per team entry (i. Commerce.00 or $10. Michael's. St. Mississauga (UTM). These $35. Medicine.WOMEN Level 1: Engineering.Broomball. Women's and Coeds: Payment (credit. K.g. Women's or Coeds: Each team default will carry a penalty of $35. Athletic Centre) or Varsity Pavilion (credit and debit only) by September 30.00 penalty will be subtracted from each college/faculty represented.00 subtracted from their bond.00. The bond will be returned using the same method of payment. an equal percentage of the $35.00 for teams and $20. Rotman (M. Nursing. Munk School. The second default will result in the total forfeit of the bond. Grad House.e. Squash. Any team that defaults its first game or match. (A first game/match default will carry a penalty of $70. and the team is removed from further competition. The first default carries the penalty of $25. Knox. Massey. New. Women's and Coed) $50. COST RECOVERY FEES In order to offset the cost of non-student referees.00 teams will be suspended from play until the account is replenished. . the College/Faculty will be asked to replenish the account. If the bond level reaches $0. At any time throughout the year if the bond level reaches $35. Medicine. Reimbursement of Bonds for Men's Women's and Coed Leagues: All performance bonds (full amount or less due to defaults) will be returned to the college/faculty reps at the end of the academic year. Dentistry. Innis..

00. any team that defaults its first game or match. When a team defaults out of a league.) It will lose one point in the standings. Reed. 4. Each such default results in a penalty of $ 35. 3. Men's Sports: Division 1 Basketball. Rugby Women's Sports: Division 1 Hockey DEFAULTS AND FORFEITS The main purpose of scheduling a game is so that people can play. does not receive a ‘clean’ record). Marie Parkes). 2.00.g. is automatically removed from further competition and penalized $ 70. The ‘new’ team begins play with a ‘clean’ record (no wins. The results from games that the defaulting team actually did play will remain in the standings. the defaulting team may be offered re-entrance to the league. performance bond penalty. T. Upon defaulting for a second time. but may enter the players' pool and be assigned to another team that is already entered in the league. losses. ties.e. 21 . future opponents do not receive “free” wins). A team that notifies the Intramural Office at least 48 hours before a scheduled game that it will be unable to field enough players will not be penalized financially (i. Notwithstanding the above. all games that would have involved that team will be removed from the schedule and standings (ie. If no team is available from the waiting list. and will continue with its previous record (i. NOTE: Teams defaulting out of competition do not receive points toward any of the annual awards (e. A team is allowed one default without being ejected from further competition. or defaults). Advance Notice of Forfeit/Default 1. A team that defaults a game is penalized one point DEFAULTS AND FORFEITS in standings. Hockey (all divisions). Players from teams that have defaulted out of a league are not barred from playing. A team defaulting out of a league may be replaced by a team from the waiting list. Rules have been established in each sport to determine a fair and safe procedure to start the games as soon as possible and allow play to begin before a default might be declared. The following rules are for use in the intramural program. 5. 1. The non-offending team will be credited with a win and all of its players may count that game toward their playoff eligibility. the team is removed from the remainder of the league schedule. Thus games are to begin at their scheduled time with a minimum number of players in attendance.A.e. including games defaulted at the game site.

A team that defaulted out of the league receives no such consideration.check with Intramural Office Legend 1. Team representatives and officials should ensure that all information on the score sheet is complete. The score sheet will stand. Teams will draft for the available schedules. Game schedules are generally prepared in advance of the entry meeting. Team representatives and officials are to sign the score sheet at the end of the game to verify the information. When only one (1) number is stated. the first number indicates the number of players needed to begin the game and the second indicates the number of players needed to continue after the first half. with the exception being games involving board officials. Standings will be finalized at the Standing Committee Playoff Meeting. legible. Any apparent error in the standings should be reported immediately. however. Results and Standings The score sheet is the only official record of the game. the goalie is included in the minimum number of players required to start the game. Also on the team where a goalie is required. 4. If the number of players on a team falls below the required number due to players leaving the game (excluding injuries and ejections). in an order determined by their final standings the previous season. period or set. period or set. Note: The Faculty assumes no responsibility for lost or damaged equipment or personal property or any accidents to persons using these premises. 5 - Lacrosse 5 5 - Rugby 12 . and correct. and is treated as a new entry. If a game is defaulted. - Indoor Soccer 5 5 - Other . even without a signature unless a written notice of intent to protest appears on the back of the game sheet.Default Rule Synopsis Please check the Handbook and specific sport rules to confirm the rules concerning defaults as this page only outlines the numbers of players involved in leagues. When two (2) numbers are stated. Please note these are minimum numbers only. it is expected that the referees stay and officiate a scrimmage game between those participants present. however caused. 22 . 2. Game results will be tabulated and standings will be published. Persons using these facilities do so at their own risks. 3. 6 6 Field Hockey . SCHEDULES SCHEDULE AND GAME SHEET INFORMATION SCHEDULES Score Sheets. that is the number needed to both start the game and continue play after the end of the first half. Sport Men's Women's Coed Soccer 7 7 - Volleyball 5-6 5-6 5 Basketball 5 5 5 Flag Football 7 7 7 Ice Hockey 6-8 7 - Innertube Water Polo . Schedule Information 1. the team defaults the game.

The Intramural Office will try to reschedule the game but this may not be possible. A scheduled game may be postponed only by agreement of both team representatives and the Intramural Staff member directing the activity. Facilities Sport activities will take place in the following locations: Badminton – Sports Gym/Upper Gym Innertube Water Polo – 50m Pool Basketball – Field House/Sports Gym Lacrosse – Varsity Centre Dome Goldring Centre Rugby – Back Campus/Varsity Field European Handball – Field House Soccer – Back Campus/Varsity Field Field Hockey – Varsity Centre Dome Softball – Back Campus/Front Campus Flag Football – Back Campus Squash – Squash Courts Hockey – Varsity Arena Table Tennis – Squash Courts Indoor Ultimate – Varsity Centre Dome Tennis – Field House/UTSC Indoor Cricket – Varsity Centre Dome Ultimate – Robert Street/ Back Campus Indoor Soccer – Varsity Centre Dome Volleyball – Sports Gym/Upper Gym Goldring Centre Officials . Note: Any changes in the schedule procedures will be clarified at the sports standing committee meetings. In the event that no officials are available and the teams agree to play 23 .minimum 1 official required Men's Rugby . In the event that this requirement is not met for these sports the On Site Supervisor (game manager) will postpone the game and supervise a scrimmage. The Game Manager and team representatives will attempt to contact the Head Official or other officials as identified in the program binder. If alternate officials can be found and the teams agree to play. due to the numerous entries. The following intramural sports have been identified as high risk: Men's Ice Hockey . If the game is not rescheduled the teams will have one less game in the league season. All Other Sports: In the event that a regular staff official is not available a discussion between the respective captains of both teams should be arranged.minimum 1 official required In order for intramural games in the above named sports to take place the minimum staff requirement must be met.Procedures for No-Shows In the event that the official(s) scheduled for an intramural game fails to appear at the game.minimum 1 official required Women's Ice Hockey . 2. 1. 2. the following procedure is in affect. 4. the SCHEDULES comparatively short playing season and the limited availability of playing facilities rescheduling requests must be kept to a minimum. the representatives must both sign their agreement on the score sheet prior to the commencement of the game. 3. 3. However. Request for schedule changes must be made as soon as possible and not later than Wednesday noon of the week prior to the game in question. Check with the Intramural Office regarding deadlines for upcoming schedules and events. Postponement and Changes in Game Schedules The Intramural Staff are willing to co-operate in extraordinary circumstances by allowing an occasional postponement of a scheduled contest.

24 . (Total points earned divided by the total potential points that could have been earned) Example: GP-7 W-4 L-2 T-1 points % = 9/14 = . When an unbalanced schedule (i. f) Best point differential* in games against mutual opponents. c) More wins in overall competition. b) More wins in a head-to-head competition. A default occurs when there are insufficient players present. 2 points shall be awarded for each game won in league play. In order to determine the position of a team in the playoff draw. *(goals for – goals against)/games played Note: For volleyball. Please see chart for reference. Where a tie exists for a playoff position. d) (For 3 or more teams only) Best point differential* in games amongst the tied teams. and 1 point for each game tied. 3. the tie shall be broken as stated using i) Game Scores. standings shall be determined on the basis of percentage of points earned.643 4. a forfeit is equal to -1 points and a default is equal to -1 point in the standings. the same procedure as above must occur. unequal number of games played by teams) occurs. the following formula shall be used: a) Least number of defaults. The number of teams to qualify for any playoff series will be 50% or 50% +1 of the size of the league. e) Best record against mutual opponents. A loss is worth zero points.e. ii) Individual Set Scores. PLAYOFF REGULATIONS Size of League # of Teams Advancing Size of League # of Teams Advancing 4 3 11 6 5 4 12 6 6 4 13-16 8 7 4 17-20 10 8 4 21-24 12 9 6 25-32 16 10 6 2. g) Best point differential* in overall competition. h) Coin toss. Note: A forfeit occurs when an ineligible player is discovered. PLAYOFF REGULATIONS 1. Certain sports may have a slightly different scoring system and this will be determined by the respective Standing Committees.

and CISC. Intramural Assistants will be selected at the fall orientation workshop. b) A member from the Intramural Sport Committee of the program area in which the incident did not occur. 3. flagrant misconduct and the assessment of match misconduct penalties. 5. use of equipment as a weapon. Members selected from the respective Intramural Sports Committee of the program area in which the incident occurred. and flagrant actions towards officials. February. Game Managers. Review Board decisions are applicable to all intramural participants. To consider protests involving player eligibility or rule interpretations affecting the outcome of a game. (i.e. To consider and when applicable to take action on reported cases of fighting and rough play. 4. This includes the Head Official. Tournament Convenors). The Head Official for that Sport in which the incident occurred. from MISC for an incident in a men's league). Members selected from the following prioritized categories. The students shall be drawn from the following categories: 1. Convenor of Game Managers.g. with the time and place to be determined. c) A member from the Intramural Recreation Assistant Staff (this includes Sport Convenors. an official may act in that capacity. 2. Selection of members will occur at the initial meetings of the MISC. March and April (if necessary). Such conduct as intent to injure. The Review Board will meet on the first Monday of October. if incident occurred in the men's program. serious intentional roughness. PROTESTS AND APPEALS Review Boards DISCIPLINE/PROTESTS/APPEALS The purpose of the board is: 1. 4. WISC. a) A member from the respective Intramural Sport Committee of the program area in which the incident occurred. The Intramural Manager or his designate will also attend the Review Board and act as its Secretary (non-voting). 25 . November. December. Review Board Membership A Review Board quorum consists of a minimum of five (5) voting members on the Review Board who shall be students. Review Board members can be added or deleted at any time during the program year. other players. DISCIPLINE. (e. Note Re: Conflict of interest: the official of the game in question shall not act in that capacity. 2. To regularly study the rules and regulations for administration and play and to recommend changes to the Standing Committee. selection from the WISC or CISC). 3. The Chair of the respective Intramural Sport Committee or designate (Vice Chair) of the program area in which the incident occurred. In sports where there is no head official. coaches or spectators will be dealt with by the Board. To make emergency decisions when time does not permit a meeting of the Standing or Intramural Sports Committee.

The Board shall be selected by the respective Intramural Sports Committee. 2. There are only two general grounds for protest. In some instances. They are: a) misinterpretation of playing rules and regulations. Eligibility Review Board The Eligibility Review Board is composed of three to five members who may be carryover and/or returning Intramural Sports Committee members and one or more persons who have had experience in the Intramural program. or on the sport specific Incident Report Form any action that has been taken in penalizing a player in cases of misconduct. Depending upon the nature of the incident and the specific sport regulations. the Board shall act without the attendance of the 26 . and for what reason. The referee shall provide details of the incident and give the names and playing numbers of players involved. Protests must be then submitted in writing to the Intramural Office within twenty-four hours of game time. It is necessary for the team representative to inform the official that the game is being played under protest. In cases where such invitees are unable to attend the Review Board meeting. Individuals who are to appear before a Review Board are suspended until the Board convenes. Review Board Procedures for Disciplinary Action 1. A team representative from each team involved will be invited to attend the meeting and allowed the opportunity to present and to hear the protest grounds to the Review Board. Any person already on probation who becomes involved in another disciplinary incident will automatically be suspended from that sport and have their case appear before a Review Board. If deemed necessary. will be informed of the meeting and asked to attend.Review Board Procedures for Dealing with Protests: 1. The Intramural Office will also inform the other team involved in the game that is being protested. 3. The protest will be reviewed and investigated by the Intramural Manager. The Eligibility Review Board need not include a recommendation for action regarding any particular case. If such an appointment is not kept. the meeting will proceed without them. The Eligibility Review Board shall hear cases of player eligibility and shall forward those cases for further review to the Intramural Sports Committee. Game officials. the individual could receive disciplinary action ranging from probation during future competition to actual suspension from play. The referee in any game shall report on the reverse side of the game report. Any Intention to Protest must be indicated in writing on the score sheet at the time of the game and signed by the Team Representative that is protesting the game. 4. 5. if necessary. An individual who is to appear before a Review Board is barred from playing until the Review Board has met. they shall be notified directly or through their team representative before the next scheduled game of the team that such an appearance is required. fighting and rough play. Failure to indicate intent to protest will nullify any written protest within the 24 hour period. and DISCIPLINE/PROTESTS/APPEALS b) the question of player eligibility. No judgement call by an official is subject to protest. If an individual is to appear before the Review Board. 2. a Review Board Meeting will be called within fifteen (15) business days of the incident in question. a probationary letter will be sent to the individual by the Intramural Supervisor without the calling of a Review Board.

kick 5.minimum penalty 1 year suspension 3. Intent to Injure . Appeals: The first level of appeal will be the respective Intramural Sports Committee (MISC. There is no limit to the length of suspension the board may impose. Physical Abuse of Officials* . player. Player. CISC). * Fighting is defined as one or more blows being struck e. Safety of physical recreation programs. b) Suspend the player in question from further participation.minimum penalty 1 calendar year suspension plus probation for the next calendar year. Voting: A majority vote of the Board shall be required for all suspensions. Guidelines for Discipline of Individuals 1.g. However. Ejection under sport specific rules of censure . punch. B. The Board may take action as follows: DISCIPLINE/PROTESTS/APPEALS a) Place the individual on probation. The Secretary of the ISC will act as Secretary of the Review Board. c) The Review Board decision is final and will be reported for information only to a higher body (the appropriate Intramural Sports Committee and the Intramural Sports Council) after the appeal period has lapsed. 3.minimum 1 game suspension plus probation 27 .participant* . Quorum of review Board: A quorum shall consist of five (5) voting members or their designated alternates. Increase in participation in physical recreation programs. 2. The second level of appeal will be the Council of Athletics and Recreation. or Staff . Intent of Discipline Action Discipline guidelines have been established to discourage and penalize behaviour which would interfere with the basic purposes of the Intramural/Recreation program. The vote shall be recorded as carried. (non-voting) 6.minimum penalty 1 game suspension plus probation 4. the Board may consider the player's past record when deliberating on the disciplinary action to be taken. 3. WISC. 5. Each case reviewed by the Review Board where disciplinary action is considered must be treated solely on its merit during the investigative stage of the hearing. Verbal Abuse of Official. See Appeals Procedure for more details. 7. General Discipline and Appeals Guidelines A. Enjoyment of physical recreation programs.minimum penalty 1 year suspension 2. Fighting* . specifically: 1. 4.

Appeal Procedures . Maximum penalty for these offenses under the authority of the Programs and Services Committee is life suspension in all Intramural activities. All cases warranting discipline action are considered by the Review Board.6. Case studies may be gathered in support of the application of each guideline as specific to each sport. 2. 28 . involved may suspend an individual for a maximum of 5 games without the need to convene a Review Board. Head Official/Program Staff shall develop further guidelines as appropriate based on the specific rules of each sport.C.minimum penalty probation DISCIPLINE/PROTESTS/APPEALS 7. 2. B) The intent of probation is to allow the person or persons to continue to participate with the knowledge that any further violations will be dealt with more severely.Discipline.minimum penalty team probation for rest of season Four ejections during one season of play . The Secretary of the I. Note: A) *Physical abuse/intent to injure is also potentially subject to action under the criminal code of Canada. Incidents and/or individual cumulative behaviour which indicated discipline action affecting more than one program are referred to the Council of Athletics and Recreation. b) Improper review/decision process in relation to currently approved guidelines for this process. Sports Specific Applications 1. At each step of the above procedure actions are being taken to attempt to ensure notification of the individual team in question of the process and results of disciplinary or other committee action decisions (Appendix A. Eligibility & Protest Cases 1. The individual/team representative has the right to appear at review boards and Intramural Committees where appeals are operable.minimum penalty deduction of two points from the win column. Unsportsmanlike behaviour . B). C.S. Game officials/supervisors are also requested to be in attendance and/or submit written reports. Given the above procedures the following guidelines for appeals beyond the Review Board are proposed. Guidelines for Discipline Action for Teams Three ejections during one season of play .minimum penalty ejection from league and probation for following season D. (As listed in the Intramural Handbook). Intent of Appeal Procedures Preamble: Current Review Board and Recreation Program Committee Process (as listed in Intramural Handbooks) allow for review of incidents by a Review Board composed of peers and technical personnel. Eligibility & Protest Guidelines as listed in the Intramural Handbook. and continued probation for rest of season Five ejections during one season of play . Grounds for Appeal – There are two grounds for appeal of a Review Board decision: a) Improper penalty or punishment in relation to currently approved Discipline.

b) Rationale for appeal must be delivered in writing within 10 business days of notification of penalty/Review Board action and/or a minimum of one week before the scheduled meeting of the Appeal Body. The third level of appeal will be the Council of Athletics and Recreation. 3. (Notice of penalty and/or other Review Board action will be delivered by email to the appropriate college/faculty representative. a) Notice of intent to appeal must be received in writing by the Intramural Office. Appeals Procedures DISCIPLINE/PROTESTS/APPEALS * The first level of appeal will be the respective Intramural Sports Committee (MISC. and (if possible) participant. The second level of appeal will be the Intramural Sports Council. NOTE: Any penalty imposed by the Review Board remains valid and in force until the appeal is heard. 29 . within five business days of notification of penalty assessed. by 4:00pm on the day following the Review Board. WISC. NOTE: Appeals will not be heard on the basis of facts not presented to Review Board or Intramural Committee. c) Appeals will be reviewed within 30 days of notification of intent to appeal and results will be delivered by email to the unit's representative by 4:00pm on the business day following the meeting. team captain. Coed).

2. Preparation for a game by taping or binding injured joints and muscles is the responsibility of the individual participant. 30 . Candidates should apply at the Intramural Office for detailed information. supervision and evaluation. The Intramural Program is a service unit of the university and students are urged to participate in its planning. Head Referee (formerly Sport Convenors) In the major sports a Sport Convenor is hired and is responsible for the operation of the league. 4. Referee (formerly Games Officials) The Intramural Programs offer students an opportunity to gain valuable experience as officials for various sports. monitoring the league and liaising with teams. Furthermore. Their services and equipment are there to be used in the event of an injury during an intramural game. They carry schedules and rules and regulations. training and evaluating officials. Game Managers This student position requires a sound knowledge of the programs' operation and training in first aid in order to effectively handle on-site program and emergency situations. Game Managers are also sources of information about the intramural program. Tournament Convenors Tournament Conveners are hired to assist in the technical operation of a sport. Intramural Assistants Intramural Assistants are appointed paid personnel who assist in the operation of the program. Games officials are paid at a rate commensurate with the responsibilities and time involved in each activity. such as recruiting. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES The Intramural Section values student involvement in its decision making and program development.e. STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. the Game Manager is in charge of making sure the game goes ahead as scheduled. Game Managers. in the event that the officials are absent from a game. subject to safety concerns (i. They are onsite supervisors that are qualified first aiders who carry a bag stocked with a variety of first aid equipment. 3. and can also be helpful in explaining the correct procedures and forms involved in getting various things done within the Intramural Office. Responsibilities include publicity. preseason organization. Game Managers are scheduled to cover high-risk activities and areas where multiple activities are scheduled at the same time. Men’s hockey and rugby). The Role of the Intramural Game Managers Game Mangers are in attendance at most intramural games and program activities. are not trainers. The following section outlines various opportunities for student leadership and employment with intramurals. however. 1. Coordinator of Game Managers Two coordinators are appointed to ensure the smooth scheduling and training of the Game Managers and to ensure adequate support mechanisms. 5.

sportsmanship and performance. sportsmanship and performance. 31 . Zerada Slack Trophy The Zerada Slack Trophy is awarded annually by the authority of the Women's Intramural Sports Committee to the University of Toronto female intramural athlete in her graduating year adjudged worthiest in the qualities of leadership. Administrator or a Committee/Council member.E. Marie Parkes Trophy . Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize performance. Pavilion) and will be evaluated by an Awards Committee. AWARDS The Awards Committee is composed of the Chair and Vice Chair of CISC. Reed Trophy is awarded annually to the College or Faculty winning the Intramural All Year High Point Championship. Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize performance. Bradley-Copp Award – Coed Program The Bradley-Copp Award will be awarded annually to the College or Faculty obtaining the highest number of points in intramural competition. Stewart-Wodehouse Award . David Breech Award The David Breech Award is awarded annually by the authority of the Coed Sports Committee to at most two University of Toronto Coed intramural athletes in their graduating year judged worthiest in the qualities of leadership. Special Awards A. Marie Parkes Trophy is awarded annually to the College or Faculty obtaining the highest number of points in intramural competition. as a player. Reed Award . The responsibility for presenting candidates with these awards and supplying the information for justification rests with the College/Faculty Intramural representative. Sidney Earle Smith Trophy The Sidney Earle Smith Trophy is awarded annually by the authority of the Men's Intramural Sports Committee to the University of Toronto intramural male athlete in his graduating year adjudged worthiest in the qualities of leadership.Women's Program The A. as well as the Secretaries of those Committees and the Intramural Coordinator.E. MISC. T. Candidates must apply (application form available in Room 208. and WISC.Men's Program The T.A.A. Faculty or School in recognition of superlative involvement in Coed activities by the accumulation of points based on participation. Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize participation. Intramural "T": An Intramural “T” is presented to a student in her/his graduating year.Women's Program The Women's Intramural Sports Competition Award is awarded annually to the College or Faculty winning the Intramural All Year High Point Championship. 1 . Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize participation. The “T” shall be awarded based on an individual’s contributions to the Intramural Program. Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize participation. John Robb Award – Men’s Program The John Robb Award is awarded annually to the College or Faculty obtaining the highest number of points in intramural competition. coach/manager. AWARDS Official. Points are based on participation and competitive performance but weighted to emphasize performance. Liz Hoffman Award .Coed Program This championship will be awarded annually to the College. sportsmanship and performance.

He asked the probable cost. and Intercollegiate Coach of Lacrosse donated a trophy to stimulate interest. when that league ended. The Mulock Cup had been awarded to the tackle football champions until 1993. W.Comm. It has been re-dedicated to the rugby league.F.The Laaniste Cup was donated in March of 2000 by the Scarborough College Athletic Association. Clifford Sifton to encourage interest and competition in basketball at the University of Toronto. Nankivell. Sir W. The Cup is presented to the Interfaculty Champions Division I and Division II. LACROSSE W. Dafoe. SOCCER Arts Faculty Cup . interfaculty participation was on the increase. then replied. It is presented to the rugby team that ends the regular season in first place. Victoria University and 32 . and the Secretary of the Rugby Club. the Vice-Chancellor of the University donated to the University of Toronto. INTRAMURAL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES . McMaster University. a league within the University was formed for rugby (football) in 1894.J. (Biddy) Barr. Unless it is specifically identified.The Sifton Cup 1909 was donated by the Hon. RUGBY Nankivell Trophy ." The Mulock Cup is the oldest trophy in Canada which has been competed for annually.MEN IM CHAMPIONSHIP-MEN These awards are presented to the winning entry in the respective sport. RUGBY Mulock Cup . D.The Nankivell Trophy for rugby was donated in 1960 by N. Dafoe Trophy . Management/M. Bruce MacDonald. BASKETBALL Sifton Cup .The Jennings Cup for Ice Hockey was presented in 1899 by William T. Osgoode Hall.Paul Carson Award The Paul Carson award is awarded annually to the male and/or female referee(s) who have contributed the most in terms of quality and breadth of officiating. Jennings. famous football captain and coach.An inter-college Football Association was organized on October 1895 by delegates from Varsity. A. the same trophy is presented to the winners in all divisions of the activity. Game Manager of the Year Award The Game Manager of the Year award is awarded annually to up to 2 game managers who have contributed the most in terms of quality and dedication to the intramural program. the Mulock for the Annual Championship Football team. a long-standing supporter of the University of Toronto's intramural program as well as the sport of indoor soccer. Immediately after the donation. without interruption. It was named in honour of Scarborough's Athletic Director. Mulock was approached first for a donation.In 1931 the indoor game of lacrosse was introduced to the interfaculty program.With the leadership of A. INDOOR SOCCER Jaan Laaniste Cup . "Get a good one and send the bill to me. He was Chairman of the board of Examiners for Professional Degrees in Engineering. Victoria College won the 1931-32 championship for which Dr. Sir William Mulock.A. Knox College. a civil engineer. ICE HOCKEY Jennings Cup .

A.A. P.W.U. Shortly afterwards.This UC trophy was presented in 1935-36 by the University College Women's Undergraduate Association for team competition in Interfaculty Badminton to the team Doubles Tournament Champions. McEachern of the Robert Simpson Co.H. FIELD HOCKEY Medicine Women's University Athletic Association Interfaculty Field Hockey Award – The M. were University College.A.W.This trophy was presented in 1965 by the P.A.U. BASKETBALL Intercollege Basketball Trophy .U. UC Trophy for Team Doubles .E. in order to stimulate interest in tennis at the University of Toronto. By 1889. IM CHAMPIONSHIP-MEN TENNIS McEachern Cup . Hilda's College" for the team championship in Intercollege Basketball.A. Mr. the Dental College.A.H. McEachern won the open tennis event at the University of Toronto in 1909 and was also a prominent former Varsity tennis player.The Intercollege Basketball trophy was presented in 1913-14 by "Graduates of St.This trophy was presented in 1965 by the P. the Inter-College League consisted of ten teams from the faculties and ten from outside the university.In 1982 the Barbarian Cup was presented to the University of Toronto by the Barbarian Touch Football team (Engineering) who were the league champions for the previous three years.the Arts Faculty Cup. for the University of Toronto Interfaculty Singles Badminton Champion. 33 . in 1895.H. VOLLEYBALL Victoria Staff Cup . for the University of Toronto Interfaculty Doubles Badminton Champions.W.E. games were arranged for intermediate teams. This trophy is presented to each divisional champion.This cup was donated by the staff of Victoria College in 1934.H.U.A.U.E. BADMINTON P. Ltd.A. The Cup is awarded annually to each Interfaculty Divisional Volleyball Champion. Field Hockey Award was presented in 1973 by the Faculty of Medicine Women's Athletic Association for the team championship in Interfaculty Field Hockey. Unless it is specifically identified.E.The McEachern Cup was donated in 1922 by F. INTRAMURAL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES . TOUCH FOOTBALL Barbarian Cup . the Faculty of the University of Toronto expressed an interest in the Association by offering a handsome silver trophy .A. The first champions. Trophy for Singles . Trophy for Doubles . During the second season.WOMEN IM CHAMPIONSHIP-WOMEN These awards are presented annually to the winning entry in the respective sport.A.Y. the same trophy is presented to the winners in all divisions of the activity.

It was named in honour of Todd Pepper.This trophy was presented by Miss Margaret Addison. LACROSSE Todd F.W. Dean of Women. Hilda's College donated the trophy to the Athletic Department to be presented to the Division II Ice Hockey Champions. and is now presented to the champions of the Innertube water polo league.The Pepper Cup was presented in the spring of 2000 by Marianne and Marc Stevens. who as a student founded the women's intramural lacrosse league and who went on to become a highly successful Varsity Lacrosse coach at the University of Toronto. Victoria College.P.TOUCH . VOLLEYBALL U. Michael's College for the Intramural Touch Football Champion. thus gaining permanent possession.H. TENNIS .The Eckhardt Cup for Water Polo was presented in 1915 by H.E. Pepper Cup . 1910-1911. The cup was returned by the University College Women's Undergraduate Association in 1958-59 to be awarded to the individual intramural championship of the University. FOOTBALL . INTRAMURAL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES . Margaret Addison Trophy .This trophy was presented in 1977 by St.This trophy was presented by Mrs. Trophy .SINGLES Mrs.COED INNERTUBE WATER POLO Eckhardt Trophy .U. 1911-1912. in 1908-09. ICE HOCKEY Jean Harstone Trophy .This trophy was presented in 1984-85 by the University College Women's Undergraduate Association for the Intramural Volleyball Championship. Eckhardt of Toronto.C. in honour of Miss Anne Hewett and is presented to the divisional winners of the Intramural Soccer.The Curlette Trophy was presented by Miss Curlette of Victoria College in 1917-18 for the Intercollege Tennis Team Championship. Ramsay-Wright Trophy . In 1980 St. and 1912-1913. INDOOR SOCCER UTM Cup .A. It was re-purposed after the water polo league was discontinued.The UTM Cup was donated in March of 2000 by the University of Toronto at Mississauga's Centre for Physical Education. This trophy was won by University College for three successive years in tennis thus gaining permanent possession. Hilda's College for three successive years.TEAM DOUBLES . It was won by St. 34 . for the Team Championship in Intercollege Hockey (Division I). Ramsay-Wright in 1905-06 for the team championship in tennis. TENNIS .U.A. SOCCER IM CHAMPIONSHIP-WOMEN Anne Hewett Trophy .W.A.This trophy was presented in 1913 by Miss Jean Harstone. Trinity College.This trophy was donated in 1983-84 by the P.

ball. 5. game results and user statistics for evaluation purposes. 4. a) Teams are responsible for declaring their uniform colours at the Standing Committee Meeting. Appendix C .e.e. 35 . Team representatives are responsible to ensure that all participants conform to these rules.Lockers 1. intramural and sports representatives.Appendix A . Individuals indicate their interest to or are recruited by the College/ Faculty Intramural Sports Representative. 2. Basic equipment for practices or recreational play may be signed out from the towel counter in exchange for proper identification (i. Note: Racquets and consumables (e. Officials are instructed to disallow participation by any player without proper equipment. score sheet. Program activities and policies are determined through APPENDICES a network of committee structures. Protective equipment is required by the sport rules in many activities. They must appear for play in jerseys of the same colour with a number clearly showing as required by the rules of the sport.Operation of Intramurals The Intramural Programs operate on the basis of the College or Faculty as the competitive unit. Street shoes are not permitted for any gym activity. 3. discipline and committees Professional expertise and advise Intramural Personnel such as convenors and officials Program communication is facilitated through the Intramural Office as a contact point for participants. Note: The University of Toronto does not assume the responsibility for any loss or damage to equipment or personal property or for any accident to persons using these premises.g. Participation is voluntary. Persons using these facilities do so at their own risk. Individual lockers and/or Towel Service may be purchased at the Main Office of the Athletic Centre. is supplied and will be issued through the game official. Specific equipment requirements are listed on the sports rules. Data is collected through program feedback. all composed of representative students from the competing units. Basic equipment i. Intramural operation is effected through the Intramural Office and Staff who provide support services such as: Intramural Information Facilities and Program Schedules Game Equipment Operational Procedures relating to safety.Equipment and Uniforms 1. All participants must appear in proper athletic attire. however caused. clock etc. Appendix B . tennis balls) are not supplied. program staff and other interested parties. driver's license) on an individual basis (one ball/card).

*See page 24 for more details. 5. etc. the facility is to be evacuated. Athletic Centre. Medical Insurance . Athletic Centre. APPENDICES Appendix D .214 College Street.Medical & First Aid The Student Athlete through voluntary participation in programs offered by the Faculty of Physical Education and Health (FPEH). do not move the victim. or at the arena from intramural Game Managers and from officials. Faculties and Schools of the University. a) If the accident is serious in nature. Ice is available at these areas for minor injuries. In Case of a Major Emergency . such as fire.All students should have an Ontario Health Card or appropriate medical coverage. 6. Preventative Conditioning and Skill Training . 3. Room B056. Before participation in an Intramural Recreation Program you should be aware of the following: 1.e. A detailed pamphlet of services is available at the Health Service.An accident report form must be completed for all injuries. He/she should be contacted for first aid and assistance in arranging for further treatment if necessary. This is the responsibility of the participant. driver's license). University Health Service . University of Toronto.Emergency Information .In the case of a major emergency. 4. 978-8030 offers a number of services to students. b) During the day and early evening a trainer will be on duty in the Sports Injury Clinic. The team captain or representative may be required to pay for lost or stolen vests. Student Services Centre .. Scrimmage vests must be obtained just prior to and returned immediately after the contest.Koffler. by their very nature have some element of risk. Fitness information and testing are available at the Athletic Centre. listed second on the schedule) must obtain scrimmage vests from the game official or the equipment counter . Please inquire at the Main Office or call 978-5845 for more details. d) After hours.It is strongly recommended that participants engage in pre-season fitness activity and are taught proper skill execution to avoid injury. c) During most Intramural Program hours a Game Manager is on duty. These forms are available in the equipment room.e. First Aid Room at Varsity Arena.Athletic Centre in exchange for suitable identification (i. Report immediately to the control area of the facility i. Note: A deposit may be required. the home team. b) Those teams without uniforms (or in case of a colour conflict. Team representatives are responsible to assist building personnel in the orderly clearing of the facility by the emergency routes indicated. any injury of more than a minor nature should be referred to the emergency ward 36 . Note: A player who uses ice should not return to play. Further information can be found in most calendars of the Colleges. engages in competitions which.All students participating in Intramural competition should have had a medical within the past year. In the Case of an Accident . 2. Equipment Room. Medicals . the sports injury clinic.

it is courteous to call them as well. land based or cellular. but it is not required over the main duties of proper care of the patient. The closest is Toronto General. of one of the local hospitals. The yellow boxes go directly to the campus police and should be used for personal safety issues. If the only phone nearby is a yellow box. 37 . Ambulance . south of College Street. not ambulance emergencies. 7. The Campus Police do want to know when things happen on campus. It is APPENDICES critical to utilize the nearest phone. at University Avenue. then that route is better than not making a phone call at all or wasting time walking a much greater distance to get to a phone that will dial 911. the fastest and best way to get the patient to medical services is to call 911 (the national standard) or 9-911 if it is a U of T phone. that goes directly to the campus police. If time permits.If someone needs an ambulance.

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