FAQ's

 

UTM Eagles OCAA Varsity - Frequently Asked Questions

In what association do the U of T Mississauga Eagles compete?

U of T Mississauga Varsity teams compete in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA), which is the coordinating body for the intercollegiate sports within the Ontario colleges e.g. Humber, Sheridan, George Brown, Seneca etc. The 29 OCAA member institutions have the opportunity to compete in league and tournament sports. The champions of most of these various sport programs go on to compete nationally within the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). The CCAA is the national governing sport body for intercollegiate sports for Canadian colleges. Visit the OCAA website at www.ocaa.com.

  1. What Varsity Sports does U of T Mississauga offer?

    • The UTM Eagles compete in these tournament format sports: Cross Country, Badminton, Women's and Men's Indoor Soccer, 

    • UTM Eagles compete in these league format sports: Women's & Men's Basketball, Women's and Men's Outdoor Soccer

  2. What do I need to do to tryout?

    • You will need to pre-register on-line to attend a Varsity tryout.  No Exceptions.  Completed medical forms must be handed in to complete the registration process.

  3. When do tryouts start?
    • After August 15th for all Fall sports: Cross Country, M/W Soccer
       
    • After September 7th for our 2 semester sports: Badminton and M/W Basketball 
       
    • After November 10th for our winter sports: M/W Indoor Soccer
  4. For Fall sports, what if I miss the tryouts that took place before the school term began?
    • For Soccer, there will be at least one open tryout held concurrently with the first Development League Tryout where the Varsity Coaches will be in attendance.

    • For Cross Country, get out to the first tryout that you can make.  Email the Head Coach if you have missed the previous tryots.

  5. Will equipment be provided at tryouts?

    • For most sports, athletes are required to have their own equipment.

    • We do have recreational level badminton racquets that can be signed out if a student does not have a racquet. 

  6. How do I become eligible to play Varsity sports?
    • A student competing in the OCAA must be a full-time student at the institution he or she represents in a full time program leading to a diploma, degree or certificate. At U of T Mississauga, the student must also meet specific academic criteria in order to participate in intercollegiate athletics. In order to be eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics, the student athlete must: