Funding for our Performance level BC Archery athletes comes from various sources and the amount payable to our athletes varies each funding year. Some athlete funding is generated from our BC Archery Association membership fees and some funding comes directly from our VIASport partners. Each funding stream has specific eligibility and reporting requirements. Athlete Funding Criteria (Excel Sheet)
How do I apply?
Fill in the Athlete Funding application form Athlete Funding Application Form and send it to the Athlete Development Chair no later than January 31 of the following year. For example, keep a log of all tournaments and clinics attended and where applicable, your performance at those events Athlete log. The log can be for a full calendar year (2014) and submitted no later than January 31 of 2015 to be eligible to receive funding for the 2014 year.
All applications are held until January 31. BC Archery will determine which funding stream(s) the athlete is eligible for based on the established requirements Athlete Funding Criteria Funding payments are sent out to the athletes by March 1.
How much funding will I get?
Funding payouts vary based on the athletes log, how many athletes apply and the available funds for that funding year.
How are costs covered for:
Canada Winter Games Team (Team BC)?
Athletes selected for Team BC to participate at the Canada Winter Games will have all costs associated with the event (uniforms, travel, accommodations & meals) organized and covered.
BC Winter Games?
Athletes selected for the BC Winter Games Teams are required to pay for the Team Uniform and the event registration fee (in 2014 fees were $150.00) and will receive 50% of the registration fees back following the event. Travel, accommodations & meals are provided by the Games society.
Outdoor National Team?
Athletes who are selected to represent BC at the Archery Canada Outdoor National Championships will initially cover all their own costs and then will receive funding to partially cover those costs without needing to apply. This includes the 3-D Team and the Target Team. The amount of funding for our National Teams varies based on where Nationals are held and the criteria of the 3-D and Target Team Programs. The coordinator of the National Team programs will submit for the National Team funding payments soon after you return from the event. Please refer to the individual program documents on the BC Archery Association website.
Questions regarding Athlete Funding? Contact the Athlete Development Chair