1. Register for the HPP program and pay associated fee.
  2. Have a valid CFF licence for the 2018-19 season.
  3. Purchase an FIE licence on the CFF website ($95), if planning on attending any FIE competitions (World Cup, Grand Prix, etc.)
  4. Purchase and EFC licence on the CFF website, if planning on attending any EFC events.
  5. Complete all information under the “My Account” section of the CFF Athlete Portal.
  6. Send the following items to the HPP Manager by email:
    1. A signed HPP Athletes Agreement (please initial each page and have signed by a witness) for 2018-19, if not already submitted.
    2. One recent colour passport-size photos (head and shoulders only). These photos have to be sent every time you apply to the HP Program.
    3. A photocopy of pages 2-3 from your government of Canada Passport. Please make sure that you have a valid passport for the entire season. Some countries require the passport be valid for 3 to 6 months after scheduled departure.
    4. A copy of your yearly training plan signed by your personal coach.
    5. It is your responsibility to make sure you abide by the FIE and CCES anti-doping rules. Please read the Athlete’s Guide to Doping Control published by the CCES and complete the e-learning course True Sport Clean .

All parts of the application that are emailed should be sent at the same time. Application materials must be sent electronically to the HPD at:

NOTE: No requests for international competitions will be accepted until the athlete’s HP application is verified by the HPD and all documents are received. Verification can take up to 7 working days.