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Paralympic Archery Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)

The Archery Canada Paralympic Archery carding program is funded by Sport Canada through the Athlete Assistance Program.

The Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) is a sport funding program of the Government of Canada that contributes to the pursuit of excellence. AAP support seeks to relieve some of the financial pressures associated with preparing for and participating in international sport and assists high-performance Para Archery is a supported sport under AAP. More information on the AAP policy supporting the Archery Canada (AC) carding policy and process can be found at the following link:


2024-2025 Paralympic Archers - Men and Women - Carding Policy, Process

For the 2024/25 cycle, Sport Canada has allocated the equivalent of three (3) Senior Cards to Archery Canada (AC) for the Paralympic program athletes.

Under the guidance of the AAP policy, AC has the ability to apply the total carding funding envelope in the context of its high performance strategic objectives and may allocate varying numbers of Development (D) or Senior (SR) Cards. AC does not have to allocate 3 SR Cards for a given year. As such, the distribution of SR and D Cards may vary depending on the strategic direction of the program or where the carding cycle lies in a Paralympic quadrennial. Athlete nominations to Sport Canada for carding will be made each year. The High Performance Manager in collaboration with the Para Technical Advisory Group is responsible for nominating Paralympic program athletes for Sport Canada’s AAP.

Click here to see the 2024-2025 Para Carding Policy and Process


Sport Canada Approved 2024 AAP Nomination List

The following list of athletes nominated for the 2020 carding cycle (January 1st – December 31st 2020) has been approved by Sport Canada.

2024 Development Cards

Kyle Tremblay (Compound Open)

Jean-Francois Lavergne (Recurve Open)

Carolyn Lindner (Recurve Open)

Chris Waterman (Compound Open)

Shawn Matheson (Recurve Open)


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