Team BC seeking paddlers at 2013 BC Aboriginal Canoe & Kayak Championships September 21-22

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Registration Now Open for 2013 BC Aboriginal Canoe & Kayak Championships
Championships serving as Athlete Identification Event to form Team BC Development Squad to prepare for Regina 2014 North American Indigenous Games.

The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation & Physical Activity Partners Council presents the 2013 BC ABORIGINAL PROVINCIAL CANOE & KAYAK CHAMPIONSHIPS, September 21-22, 2013 at Seabird Island, Agassiz, BC. The event is hosted by Seabird Island First Nation and sanctioned by Canoe Kayak BC. Aboriginal youth paddlers are invited to compete for the Provincial Championship titles at this 3rd annual BC Aboriginal Provincial Canoe Championship event. The Championships includes both canoe and kayak events (canoes and kayaks provided).

Team BC – 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)
This year’s Provincial Championships will also serve as a Team BC Athlete Identification Event in the sport of canoe/kayak for the 2014 North American Indigenous Games, held July 20-27, 2014 in Regina, SK. Athletes competing in the Championships will have opportunity to be nominated to the Team BC Development Squad. Only those athletes on the Team BC Development Squad can be named to the final Team BC roster for NAIG next spring. Details on the Team BC Development Squad selection process are provided in the Team BC (Canoe/Kayak) Selection Process document available for download below.

Please note the Age Categories and Divisions:
The Championship consists of male and female singles events only in both canoe and kayak for the following age categories:

• U18 (defined as born 1995 to 1997); and
• U15 (defined as born 1998 to 1999); and
• U13 (defined as born 2000 to 2002)

Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers for each gender and age category in the following events:

• Canoe singles in 1000m and 3000m
• Kayak singles in 200m, 1000m and 3000m

Registration Fee: $20/participant. Please register by Thursday, September 12 to secure your spot. For more information and to register, download the following documents:

1. Download the registration form here.

2. Download the mini-poster here.

3. Download the Team BC Selection Process (Canoe/Kayak) document here.

For more information, please contact:
Event Coordinator: Contact: Angie Chapman
Email: angie
Phone: 604-796-2177 (M-F, 8:00-4:30)
Aboriginal Sport, Recreation & Physical Activity Partners Council
Lara Mussell Savage
Manager, Sport Development & Competitions
1.800.990.2432 or 250.388.5522 ext. 233

Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council

Phone: 250.388.5522 ext. 233 | 1.800.990.2432 (toll-free)

Fax: 1.877.711.5594 (toll-free)

Email: teambc


CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This communication is from BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (host agency of the Partners Council) and is for the sole use of the intended recipient or recipients and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, distribution or other dissemination of this communication and/or the information contained therein is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient of this communication, please contact the sender and destroy all copies of the original communication.



Team BC 2014 NAIG (Canoe) Athlete Selection Process.pdf


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