Call for Applications of Judges for the
2017 Canadian 3D INDOOR Archery Championship
Bold Center Recreation Complex
Lac La Biche, Alberta
Friday - Sunday, April 14th – 16th 2017 (Easter weekend)
Officials Team (comprised of five (5) judges)
Archery Canada announces the retirement of Scott Ogilvie, Executive Director for the past 8 years, effective 31 March, 2017. President Al Wills, praised Scott when making the announcement, ‘We are sorry to see Scott leave us, but are excited for his retirement. Scott has become Archery Canada for us; he is an integral part of all we do. He has led us through some challenging times and managed our transition to a well-functioning, well-managed and efficient sport organization.
President, Al Wills is pleased to announce that Archery Canada’s Board of Directors has approved the awarding of the 2017 Canadian Field & Target Championships to the Brossard Archery Club (Club La fine Pointe de Brossard) of Brossard, Québec. The Championships will be held Tuesday – Sunday, August 8th to 13th. Denis Rousseau is Chair of the Host Organizing Committee. Details on the Championships will be provided in the coming weeks and months. Congratulations and thank you to Club La fine Pointe de Brossard.
:Archery Canada (AC) is in need of assistance publishing the next English and French versions of the AC Rulebooks. Members with some familiarity with the rulebooks, who know how to read and compare versions, who can communicate by email, who have familiarity with MS Word and PDF editing experience a bonus. Other procedures will be explained should a member not know how to follow them. Members with a desire to assist with this project should contact the Archery Canada rulebook editor, email@example.com
On November 2nd, the Government of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees, hosted more than 250 Canadian athletes and coaches in Ottawa and Gatineau to celebrate their achievements at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Under the new 3-year operating agreement between the Provincial / Territorial Archery Association Members and Archery Canada, Archery Canada will begin collecting $3.00 per Registrant (member) to be used for funding 3D and Compound archery (disciplines not covered by Sport Canada).
If you’ve tried in recent days to send email to someone at the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports, you’ll know that our email system is down, along with our Internet access.
We shut these systems down after the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre detected a cyber attack. The experts tell us that this is likely part of a broader campaign against the global anti-doping movement.
There have been similar attacks recently against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
Archery Canada is currently working on a revision to the Addendum for the selection of the Youth National Team that will compete at the 2017 World Archery Youth Championship. The publication of a revised Addendum will be delayed as we are analysing the effects of USA Archery's recent decision concerning international guest participation at USA Archery sanctioned tournaments. For more information on this USA Archery ruling.