The 2016 BC Aboriginal Golf Championships Has Now Opened Registration

The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (Partners Council) of BC is pleased to announce the 2016 BC Aboriginal Provincial Golf Championships will be hosted in partnership with Talking Rock Golf Course and the Little Shuswap Band from August 7th-9th, 2016 in Chase, BC.

Aboriginal youth golfers are invited to attend this 3-day event sanctioned by the British Columbia Golf Association. Please note this event will also serve as a talent identification event to identify athletes to form a "Team BC Development Squad" to train for and pursue participation in the 2017 North American Indigenous Games held in Toronto, Ontario, from July 16 to 23, 2017.

Team BC Athlete Selection Process for golf will be released to participants via email. Registration is open to eligible participants. No pre-qualification required.

The age categories listed below will be offered for both male and female players at the 2016 Championships

• U14 (born 2002 & later)
• U16 (born 2000-2001)
• U18 (born 1998-1999)

NOTE: The 2017 NAIG divisions for golf are U17 (born 2000 & later) and U19 (born 1998 & later). Team BC will be ultimately selecting up to 2 males and 2 females in these age divisions from the pool of athletes on the "Team BC Development Squad".

Talking Rock Golf Course
1886 Little Shuswap Lake Rd
Chase, BC

Situated on the north shore of Little Shuswap Lake, the Talking Rock Golf Course and the Quaaout Lodge are the pride of the Little Shuswap Band and opened in August 2007. For more information, visit their website Talking Rock Golf Course

The three day event consists of the following format:
Day 1 (August 7): Player check-in, parent/athlete meeting, practice round, rules/etiquette workshop, opportunity for skills development with Team BC NAIG Head Coach Frank Antoine
Day 2 & 3 (August 8-9): There will be two rounds of stroke play competition completed on days 2 and 3. Awards presented after final round.

To register online CLICK HERE

For More Information Contact:

Alissa Derrick
Team BC Coordinator
Sport Development and Competitions
Office Location:
754 Nursery Rd | Campbell River, BC | V9H 1P4
Phone: 250.388.5522 | 1.800.990.2432 (toll-free)
Fax: 1.877.711.5594 (toll-free)