BC Aboriginal Sports AND Recreation

2008 North American Indigenous Games Team BC Selection

BC Athletics in partnership with Aboriginal Sports & Recreation Association of BC is promoting the search for eligible athletes and coaches who may be interested in competing for Team BC in the 2008 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held in Cowichan Valley August 3 to 10.

  • The Aboriginal Team BC (ATBC) selection process is open to all athletes and coaches of Aboriginal Decent (Status and Non-Status First Nations, Inuit, Mιtis)
  • Events include – see full details at: www.cowichan2008.com/sport_program/athletics.html 
    • Track & Field
    • Cross Country Running
  • Age Groups (Note the age group names and the ages for these age groups are not the same as those of BC Athletics)
    • Bantam – born 1994 & 1995 (ages 13 & 14)
    • Midget – born 1992 & 1993 (ages 15 & 16)
    • Juvenile – born 1989, 1990, 1991 (ages 117, 18, 19)
    • Note: There will be no ATBC Entries for the Senior Age Group nor Special Olympics Category in these Games.
  • Athlete and Coach Membership requirement: – see the details in the selection criteria document below
  • Contact: for Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Association: Bernard Manuel Jr. – Email: bernard.manuel@asra.ca, Phone: 250-544-8172, Fax: 250-544-8173

Downloadable documents: