Volunteer Recognition Policy (Award Pins)

OVERVIEW

Archery Canada recognises the importance of volunteers to the sport of archery. There are two forms of recognition, special plaques and lapel pins.

Every year Archery  Canada Annual Awards are given to volunteers nominated by the Provinces or Committees and voted on by the Archery Canada

Executive Committee. The wooden plaques are kept at the Archery Canada national office. The recipients receive individual keepsakes.

Archery Canada awards 3 levels of volunteer recognition pins presented to the individual recipient. Guidelines for pin nomination are as follows:

 

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION PINS

LEVEL DONOR TERMS

Bronze Volunteer Recognition Pin can be awared by a Club, Province or Archery Canada, pins are  purchased by the Club or Province

Silver Volunteer Recognition Pin can be awarded by a PSO or by the Archery Canada Board, pins may be purchased by the Province from AC

Gold Volunteer Recognition Pins are awarded by the Archery Canada Board donated from Archery Canada inventory

Definition of Merit

1. Bronze Volunteer Recognition Pin

a) An Archery Canada member who demonstrated long-term commitment to organized archery at the club/local level in the capacity of volunteer builder,

administrator, official, coach or other supporting role.

b) The chairperson or member of an Archery Canada committee or sub-committee who demonstrated commitment and competency to deliver

programmes and/or services.

2. Silver Volunteer Recognition Pin

a) An Archery Canada member who demonstrated long-term commitment to archery at the local or provincial level in the capacity of volunteer

builder, administrator, official, coach or other supporting role, who has received a Bronze Volunteer Recognition Pin already.

b) The chairperson(s) of a national championship organizing committee.

c) The chairperson(s) of the Canada Games organising committee.

d) The chairperson or member of an Archery Canada committee or sub-committee who demonstrated exceptional commitment and competency in

fulfilling the portfolio's demands.

3. Gold Volunteer Recognition Pin

a) An Archery Canada member who demonstrated outstanding, long-term commitment to archery at the local, provincial or national level in the capacity of

volunteer builder, administrator, official, coach or other supporting role, who has received a Silver Volunteer Recognition Pin already.

b) A national-level volunteer whose long-term commitment to Archery Canada needs recognition by the membership.

Under unusual circumstances, the Archery Canada Executive Committee may award Diamond Volunteer Recognition Pin

Record keeping

The Archery Canada will collect and keep current a list of all Volunteer Recognition Pin recipients and post them on the Archery Canada web site.

 

Archery Canada ANNUAL AWARDS

 

D.M. Lovo Award/Prix de reconnaissance D.M. Lovo

• Outstanding contribution to the sport of archery in Canada

 

Greg Durward Volunteer of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Greg Durward Bénévole de l'Année

• A significant contribution to the development of archery in Canada

• An active volunteer on at least 2 levels of the archery network (NSO &/or PSO &/or club)

 

Hank Wiseman Coach of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Hank Wiseman pour entraîneur de l'année

• Minimum level 2 technical and practical certification

• Coaches athlete development principles, fair play and sportsmanship

• Coaches at least 1 squad athlete

• Exemplifies dedication to coaching by promoting coaching certification

 

Frank Jones Male Athlete of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Frank Jones pour athlete masculin de l'année

• A member of the Excellence Men Squad

• Demonstrates excellence in archery performance by exemplifying the characteristics of fair play, good sportsmanship, superior performance in major competitions and a commitment to training

 

Dorothy Lidstone Female Athlete of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Dorothy Lidstone pour athlète feminine de l'année

• A member of the Excellence Women Squad

• Demonstrates excellence in archery performance by exemplifying the characteristics fair play, good sportsmanship, superior performance in major competitions and a commitment to training

 

Tom Mack Junior Athlete of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Tom Mack pour athlète junior de l'année

• A member of the Excellence Junior Squad

• Demonstrates excellence in archery performance by exemplifying the characteristics fair play, good sportsmanship, superior performance in competitions and a commitment to training

 

Sylvio Beauregard Judge of the Year Award/Prix de reconnaissance Sylvio Beauregard Juge de l'année

• Minimum provincial level Judge status

• Judges; athlete development principles, fair play and sportsmanship

• Exemplifies dedication to judging by promoting judge certification