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Alberta Winter Game Announcement to All ATAA / ABA / AFGA Clubs

Alberta Winter Games Trials (Qualification Shoots)

If you are a club that has a junior archery program or if you know of youth that would like to participate please inform all junior archers of the upcoming zone trials for the Alberta Winter Games.

The Alberta Winter Games is held every two years in a different location within the province consisting of 22 different sporting events including archery. This year the Alberta Winter Games is to be held in Parkland County, west of Edmonton (Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and the surrounding Area)

This opportunity is open to all Alberta youth who would like to experience the challenge of competition, the excitement of participating in a Winter games, and the fun of being with other archers and athletes from across our province sharing the love of sport. All participants stay in local athlete villages and are provided food and receive winter games clothing. Transportation to and from the participants home zone is also provided.

These trials are open to ALL juniors from 11-17 years of age across the province of Alberta.

The classes include both male and female compound and recurve bow shooters.

Individual competition will occur for all participants as well as a team event.

To participate all archers must hold ATAA/FCA membership. If you are a non affiliated club, your juniors may buy their memberships at the various zone shoot locations or from the ATAA membership director (contact Jan Tollenaar at membership@ataa-org.ca )   Cost of membership is 28.00 for affiliated club members and 31.00 for non affiliated members. The cost of participating in the qualification shoot is 10.00 (The shoot is an indoor, 18 meter, half FITA [300] round.)

The list of shoots and venues are as follows:

ZONE TRIALS

December 3 at Picture Butte Fish and Game Building for Zone 1,
December 3 at Calgary Archery Centre for Zones 2 and 3
November 27 at Red Deer Archery Centre for Zone 4
December 10 at Capital Region Archery Centre for Zone 5 & 6
December 4 at the Lac La Biche Curling Club for Zone 7
December 11 at Montrose Jr. High for Zone 8

For more detailed information on the upcoming shoots please contact Dave Cameron at:

Provincial Sports Coordinator
Dave Cameron
(780) 922-3147
sd.cameron@syban.net

You can also find more information on the Alberta Winter Games at: http://www.2012awg.ca/

Come join the fun and experience the feeling of participating in the Alberta Winter Games!

 

Alberta Indoor Shoot Schedule

If you have a shoot date, target or 3D, please send information to Alana Tollenaar (newsletter-editor@ataa-org.ca) & Patti Middlebrough (judges-chairman@ataa-org.ca).

Indoor 600 October 16, 2011 Capital Region Archery Club
Indoor 600 – Pumpkin Shoot October 23, 2011 Calgary Archers Club
Indoor 600 November 6, 2011 Capital Region Archery Club
Indoor 600 – Turkey Shoot November 13, 2011 Calgary Archers Club
Zone 4 AWG* Tryouts November 27, 2011 Red Deer Archery Centre
Zone 1 AWG* Tryouts December 3, 2011 Picture Butte Fish and Game
Zone 2 & 3 AWG* Tryouts December 3, 2011 Calgary Archers Club
Zone 7 AWG* Tryouts December 4, 2011 Lac La Biche Archery Club
Zone 5 & 6 AWG* Tryouts December 10, 2011 Capital Region Archery Club
Zone 8 AWG* Tryouts December 11, 2011 Grande Prairie – Montrose School
Indoor 600 December 11, 2011 Capital Region Archery Club
Indoor 600 – Christmas Shoot December 17, 2011 Calgary Archers Club
Indoor 600 January 15, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
Mini Vegas Shoot (Tentative) January 28-29, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
Alberta Winter Games February 9-12, 2012 Parkland County
Indoor 600 February 19, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
Junior Invitational (Tentative) February 25-26, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
Indoor Regional Championships March 4, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
Indoor 600 March 11, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
ATAA Indoor Provincials March 24-25, 2012 Calgary Archery Centre
Indoor 600 April 8, 2012 Capital Region Archery Club
 *Alberta Winter GamesUpdated October 14, 2011