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Archery Canada is seeking bids for the 2021 & 2022 3D Indoor Championships

February 07, 2020
Archery Canada is seeking bids for the 2021 & 2022 3D Indoor Championships

Archery Canada is seeking host clubs who are interested and capable of hosting the annual 3D Indoor Championships in 2021 and 2022. Requirements are outlined below. Archery Canada will work with the selected Host Club(s) to manage registration for this event. 

What is the 3D Indoor Championships:

The Canadian 3D Indoor Championships are normally held over a weekend in Mid-March to End of April. The Canadian 3D Indoor Championship is an annual event that brings the 3D Targets indoors, with the use of varying distances and various foliage to add to the complexity of the course.

The main objectives of the 3D Indoor Championships are:

  • To act as a mechanism for the declaration of Canadian Champions 
  • To promote and increase visibility of Archery in Canada
  • To serve as a celebration of the sport of Archery and its community

Event Overview:

The Canadian 3D Indoor Championships consists of 3 rounds of 26 targets, with a final Gran Prix event, following the completion of all three rounds. The top eight (8) from the following categories will qualify to shoot in the Grand Prix:

  • Compound
  • Traditional

The top five (5) from the following category will qualify to shoot in the Grand Prix:

  • Known 50

The Canadian 3D Indoor Championships will be open to the following Age & Equipment Classes:

  • Compound:
    • Master 60
    • Master 50
    • Junior
    • Cadet
    • Cub
    • Pre-Cub
  • Traditional:
    • Master 50
    • Junior
    • Cadet
    • Cub
    • Pre-Cub
  • Unlimited (Senior Class only)
  • Hunter (Senior Class only)
  • Known 50 (Senior Class only)
  • Fixed Pins (Senior Class only)
  • Barebow (Senior Class only)
  • Longbow (Senior Class only)
  • Instinctive (Senior Class only)

Facility Requirements:

The venue should be able to accommodate, at a minimum, (2) 24 target courses, that can accommodate short and long distances, up to a maximum of 50 yards.  

The rules and guidelines for Field of Play set up are to follow those set out in the Archery Canada Rule Book 2 Section AC 4.5 

Hosting Fees:

The selected hosts should anticipate the following hosting fees:

  • $250 Host Sanctioning Fee + $15.00 per archer from the registration fees to be paid to Archery Canada
  • Local transportation and Hospitality for National judges working the event (includes tickets to any/all social events)

Registration Fees:

Archery Canada has set the following fees for the Canadain 3D Indoor Championship, from which the $15 per archer fee will be retained by Archery Canada:

  • Early Registration (ends 5 weeks prior): 
    • Master, & Senior Categories: $100
    • Junior & Cadet Categories: $90
    • Pre-Cub and Cub: $70
  • Regular registration (closes a week prior):
    • Master, & Senior Categories: $150
    • Junior & Cadet Categories: $130
    • Pre-Cub and Cub: $120


Preliminary Schedule:

This schedule is subject to change, and will be finalized once registration closes.

Day Time Activity
1 – Friday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Official Practice and Equipment Inspection
2 – Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Round 1
1:00pm – 6:00 pm Round 2
3 – Sunday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Shoot-Up

Archery Canada will provide:

  • Appointment of Technical Delegate for each Championship
  • Travel and expenses for (4) National Judges and the Technical Delegate for each Event, supported by Sport Canada. Where possible, host hotel should include a negotiated accommodation for judge rooms to offset expenses. 
  • Signage: AC Sponsorship signage, First aid flag, Equipment Inspection Flag, Registration Flag, True Sport Banners
  • Access to the benefits of national sponsors where available and applicable
  • Preferred hotel chain rates based on current Archery Canada partners
  • Translation of all necessary materials
  • Scales and Chronometer for use by Officials
  • Assistance with grant application preparation
  • 3D Indoor Championship medals

Bid Submissions:

Applications must be submitted electronically by March 15th 2020 to Archery Canada. Applications should include the following:

The application will provide details on the Organizing Committee, venue information, hotel information, and possible funding that can be secured

All bids will be received by the program coordinator, and reviewed by the Archery Canada Events Committee.

If interested, or have any specific questions, please contact the Program Coordinator,