BC Athletics is now accepting applications for Athlete Support through both the BC Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) and the BC High Performance Program. All athletes must complete the following application (Note: There is a single application for both programs). All applications are due by November 1st, 2019. More information about these program can be found on the BC Athletics website here


BC Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)

The BC Athlete Assistance Program (BC AAP) is an athlete-centered program of financial assistance funded by the Province of British Columbia through the Sport Branch of the Ministry of Community Sport and Cultural Development, and administered through the BC Sport Agency.  The program seeks to recognize high performance athletes who are participating in programs offered through BC Athletics (PSO) or post-secondary insttitutions and competing in recognized national or international competitions to relieve some of the pressures associated with training and competition needs. BC Athletics is charged with selection of said athletes.

Criteria: 2019/20 BC Athletics High Performance Athlete Support Information (Standards & Selection Criteria)


BC Athletics High Performance Program

The Canadian Sport Institute, through a partnership with the Province of BC and ViaSport, the network of PacificSport Centres, and BC Athletics collaborates to deliver programs and services to place BC Athletes on National Teams, and ensure athletes and coaches have every advantage to win medals for Canada. The partners work jointly to encourage sport excellence and increase podium performances in communities throughout British Columbia. More information can be found on the Canadian Sport Institute Website.

Criteria: BC Athletics and CSI Nomination Criteria for Targeted Athletes & Personal Coaches 


2019/20 ONLINE APPLICATION (Note it is a common application for both programs)



  • Nov 1, 2019 - Applications Due
  • Mid November 2019 - BC High Performance Program List Announced
  • March 2020 - BC Athlete Assistance Program Nominated Athlete List Announced


For any questions, please contact the Technical Manager of Track & Field - Chris Winter - chris.winter@bcathletics.org