Department of the Air Force World Class Athlete Program Entry Standards (a-o 1 Jan 2022) final - Page 5

c ) Competed in the sport of Equestrian at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
d ) More information on the sport of Equestrian can be found at U . S . Teams | US Equestrian ( usef . org )

FENCING :

a ) Currently hold a top-50 ranking on the USA Fencing Senior Team Points Standings for Men ’ s or Women ’ s Epee , Foil , or Sabre and eligible for funding from the National Governing Body .
b ) Qualified for any team to represent the U . S . at a Senior World Championship , Pan-American Games , or World University Games within the past 24 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
c ) Competed in the sport of Epee , Foil , or Sabre Fencing at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
d ) More information on the sport of Fencing can be found at USA Fencing

FIELD HOCKEY :

a ) Tried out for and selected to be a member of the U . S . Senior National Team in the 12 months immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application ; by-name selection must be made by the Senior U . S . National Team coach .
b ) Competed in the sport of Field Hockey at the Olympic Games held immediately prior to the date of the WCAP application .
c ) More information on the sport of Field Hockey can be found at USA Field Hockey - Features , Events , Results | Team USA

GOLF :

a ) The IGF will utilize the official world golf rankings to create the Olympic Golf Rankings as a method of determining eligibility . The top-15 world-ranked players will be eligible for the Olympics , with a limit of four players from a given country . Beyond the top 15 , players will be eligible based on the world rankings , with a maximum of two eligible players from each country that does not already have two or more players among the top-15 .
b ) Qualification timelines for the men ' s and women ' s competitions will be defined in a later stage .
c ) More information on the sport of Golf can be found at USA Golf - Features , Events , Results | Team USA