The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

National Sport Organization Protocols

To date, 51 of 58 National Sport Organizations in Canada have updated their concussion protocols, based on the Canadian Guideline in Sport.

The following organizations have published their protocols online:

Alpine Canada Archery Canada Artistic Swimming Canada  Badminton Canada
Biathlon Canada Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton Bowls Canada Canada Soccer
Canadian Fencing Federation Canada Snowboard Canoe Kayak Canada Diving Plongeon Canada
Equestrian Canada Field Hockey Canada Freestyle Canada Hockey Canada
Judo Canada Ringette Canada Rugby Canada Sail Canada
Skate Canada Ski Jumping Canada Softball Canada Squash Canada
Volleyball Canada Water Polo Canada Wheelchair Basketball Canada Wrestling Canada Lutte

Provincial and Territorial

With support from the Public Health Agency of Canada, and in collaboration with Sport Canada, Parachute and other partners, SIRC is promoting the harmonization of concussion guidelines and protocols across Canada.

Rowan's Law poster


Rowan’s Law – Learn about the Concussion Awareness Resources that amateur athletes, parents, coaches, team trainers and officials are required to review in Ontario.

Sport Manitoba leads ongoing concussion education workshops in collaboration with the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba (SMSCM).

High Performance

Team Canada is using the High Performance Supplementary Concussion Guidelines, including athletes representing the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams. These will be followed by all Canadian athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Games.