BC Winter Games

*** 2022 BC Winter Games will be held in 2023 ***

See the Games Society media release for more information.


The BC Winter Games are BC’s premier multi-sport event for young athletes, coaches, and officials. Taking place every two years, the next Games will be in Vernon, February 24-27, 2022 March 23-26, 2023. Archery is a "core sport" in the BC Winter Games which gives our athletes a unique opportunity to compete in a multi-sport event.

This is your opportunity to train to represent your zone at the BC Games. Athletes who shoot Compound, Recurve or Barebow, who will be were between 15-17 years of age as at December 31, 2022 are eligible to quality for the BC Winter Games (born in 2005, 2006, or 2007). See the technical package for details.

There are eight zones in the province. See what zone your home community is in and cheer for your Zone team!

Athlete Info

Transportation Information:

Transportation will be arranged by the Games from several pick-up points in your Zone. Transportation will primarily be in the form of a charter bus (Zones 6 & 7 will be on charter planes). Once finalized, a detailed travel summary will be linked here.

Event Schedule:

Official Schedule will be posted once approved by the Games.

Unofficial schedule:
Day 1: practice
Day 2: 1st 18m round
Day 3: 2nd 18m round
Day 4: Elimination rounds (for top 4 athletes in each category based on the combined scores of the 2 18m rounds)

Eligible age:

Born in 2005, 2006 or 2007

Eligible equipment categories:

Compound, Recurve and Barebow

*all athletes must wear an armguard to participate in the Games and in the Zone Trials (see Technical Package for more details)


Must be a member in good standing of BC Archery in order to participate in the Trials and/or the Games

All participants must abide by the following:

Games General Rules

Games Code of Conduct

Archery Technical Package

BC Archery Code of Conduct

BC Archery Fair Play policy

BC Archery Dispute Resolution policy group

Coach & Officials Resources

Roles of Coaches at the Games

Roles of other people at the Games

CRC check is required

BC Archery membership is required (must be in good standing)

Transportation will be detailed here once finalized

Zone shirts--BC Archery will organize the ordering of the Zone shirts in order to ease the burden on the Coaches






**  RESULTS  **

Pandemic Protocols

Everyone attending the Games must show proof of full vaccination (both doses). This includes all athletes, coaches, volunteers, organizers and spectators (family, friends, siblings, etc).

Other protocols may be required, and will be communicated at a future date.

Travel to the Games

All members of the Teams must be accompanied by at least one of the Coaches.  No team member may board Games' transport without a designated coach available to accompany them. Each Zone will have 1 or 2 pickup points--these will be selected by the Zone Coaches. BCWG cannot accommodate collecting athletes across a region on a single bus nor guarantee that a particular bus will pass through or pickup at multiple stops along the route. Athletes must make their own way to the pickup point designated by the Zone Coach.


Venue and accommodations

Event venue: Vernon Secondary School


Accommodations & Meals: Vernon Secondary School


All Athletes and Coaches MUST stay in Games' provided accommodations. (Exceptions may be made for athletes for medical circumstances--contact the Provincial Advisor for more information)




Sonia Schina, Provincial Advisor

Lora-Lee Murray, Assistant Provincial Advisor



Guide to the Games (will be posted once finalized)

BC Winter Games Archery Team Members

New trials events* for the 2023 Games are to be held no later than December 18th. Selected athletes will be notified by January 6th.

*The decision has been made to hold new zone trials for the 2023 Games in order to select the best athletes at the time of the Games. Those who were selected for the 2022 Games will need to participate in the new trials event if they hope to be on the Team.

All competitors must be BC Archery members and must wear an armguard (as per the Technical Package). Click here for an explanation of how the team is selected.


Zone 1

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Zone 2

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Zone 3

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Zone 4

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Zone 5

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Zone 6

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Zone 7

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Zone 8

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