*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 for athletes to represent the province in the sport of golf at the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games is now open.
Athletes who are selected will compete at the Games, which will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 12 to 19, 2020.
NAIG Golf Age Categories
17U = 2003 & later
19U = 2001 & later
All eligible golfers wishing to be considered to Team BC for NAIG 2020 are required to submit a formal Athlete Expression of Interest Form and references. This deadline to apply is extended to 4:00 PM, March 31, 2020.
Information for Team BC’s selection process in the sport of golf at NAIG 2020 is outlined in the Team BC NAIG Selection Process Document. Please read this document prior to completing your application. The selection process information can be found by clicking here.
For more information and a copy of the Athlete Expression of Interest form, please visit: https://aboriginalsportbc.wufoo.com/forms/athlete-expression-of-interest-team-bc-golf/
The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the BC Indigenous Golf Development Camp will be hosted in partnership with the Musqueam Indian Band, British Columbia Golf and with the support of the Province of BC. The event will be held Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Musqueam Golf & Learning Academy located in Vancouver, BC.
Golfers submitting the Athlete Expression of Interest for Team BC are encouraged to attend the 2020 BC Indigenous Golf Development Camp. Please note that it is not mandatory to attend the camp in order to be considered to represent Team BC at NAIG 2020 – it is recommended, but not mandatory.
The camp is a valuable opportunity for male and female golfers interested in NAIG to meet the Team BC NAIG coaching staff and develop their golf skills. This Provincial camp is open to all Indigenous youth whether they are interested in Team BC or not.
Athletes must pre-register for the Development Camp at:
For more information contact Alissa Assu, Provincial Coordinator, Performance Sport, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 250.940.4913.