Federation and Player Eligibility International Competitions
The following text is taken from the CMAS: PROCEDURES AND OBLIGATIONS FOR THE ORGANISATION OF UNDERWATER HOCKEY COMPETITIONS & CHAMPIONSHIPS
CMAS have recently issued a change in their age criteria for this event.
The following declaration has been issued:
Any issues or questions about this declaration please contact your local CMAS representative.
An International competition may be registered as a “World Championship” or “Continental Championship” with CMAS if the following requirements are met:
22.214.171.124 Teams are representative of their Country/ Federation
126.96.36.199 A minimum of five (5) Federations team enter in each division
188.8.131.52 A minimum of Men’s and Women’s division
2.3.2 Federation Eligibility for Tournaments
184.108.40.206 Only Nations that have their Federations properly registered with CMAS may compete in a CMAS
2.3.3 Athletes must either:
220.127.116.11 Hold citizenship of the country for which they are intending to play; OR
18.104.22.168 Submit proof that they have been resident in that country for a minimum of 12 months in the previous 18 months (prior to the competition); AND
22.214.171.124 Has purchased a CMAS Athlete’s license.
2.3.4 Athletes holding dual citizenship must choose to compete for only one Federation. This choice obliges the athlete to remain with that Federation until the requirements of either of 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 above