*Please note: Considering the rapidly changing situation, I·SPARC made the decision March 12, 2020 to suspend all program activities indefinitely in order to do our part in reducing the potential exposure of COVID-19 to participants and communities, especially our most vulnerable community members. As of March 25, 2020, it has also been confirmed that the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are being postponed to the summer of 2021 (details yet to be announced).
The full NAIG Council and Halifax 2020 NAIG statement on COVID-19 and the decision to postpone the Games to 2021 can be found here: NAIG 2020 Postpones July Games. Please note I·SPARC will follow-up with new information as it develops including revised plans for Team BC’s preparations going forward once the revisions are determined. We thank you for your patience at this time. Please ensure you add your email to our mailing list to stay up to date and follow us on Facebook @TeamBCNAIG, Instagram @ISPARCTeamBC and Twitter @TeamBCNAIG.
The Team BC selection process is now open for athletes to represent the province in the sport of archery at the 2020 North American Indigenous Games.
Athletes who are selected will compete at the Games, which will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 12 to 19, 2020.
The NAIG archery competition consists of both male and female divisions in the following categories:
16U = 2004 & later
19U = 2001 & later
*For reasons of safety and maturity, Team BC is seeking athletes born no later than 2007
To find out more about the athlete selection process, please read the document that outlines the criteria by clicking here.
Athletes interested in Team BC archery for NAIG must submit their application via the Athlete Expression of Interest form (link below). Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020.
CAMP SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY
A provincial development camp opportunity takes place on March 28 and 29 in Oliver, BC (5856 Cessna Street). The cost is $30 and deadline for registration is March 20, 2020. Male and female Indigenous youth (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) ages 10 through 17 are invited to participate. Please note this is NOT a Team BC selection event for NAIG, however, this event does provide opportunity for athletes to better prepare for the Team BC selection process for NAIG.
For more information and to register visit:
For more information contact Alissa Assu, Provincial Coordinator, Performance Sport, at email@example.com or by phone at 250.940.4913 or 778.866.4613 (cell).