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WHO:  
Open to all Indigenous youth (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) between 12 and 18 years old (born between 2004-2010). Competition consists of both male and female teams for 16U (2007-2008+) and 19U (born 2004-2006). REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

WHEN:
***The Interior Selection Camp*** Kelowna/Westbank scheduled for January 7/8 has been cancelled. If this effects you, please reach out to us at teambc@isparc.ca. We have contacted those that were registered.

  • Coastal / Vancouver Island Selection Camp – Vancouver – January 14/15
  • Northern Regional Selection Camp – Prince George – Jan 28/29

Time and specific schedule for each age category / gender, as well as, specific gym locations will be announced shortly. Deadline for registration is the Thursday prior to each camp. Please note, you are welcome to attend any of the camps, regardless of the region in which you live.

Please add teambc@isparc.ca to your contact list to ensure you get our email updates leading up to the selection camps.

Learn more about volleyball at the 2023 NAIG on our WEBSITE.

REGISTER

SOFTBALL – REGIONAL SELECTION CAMPS
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

WHO:  
Open to all Indigenous youth (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) between 12 and 18 years old (born between 2004-2010). Competition consists of both male and female teams for 16U (2007-2008+) and 19U (born 2004-2006). 

WHEN:
We held a selection camp in Prince George in November. The remaining camps are listed below. If you were already registered for the original postponed camps, your registration has been transferred to the new dates. If you have any issues with the new dates, you can contact us at teambc@isparc.ca.

  • January 28, 2023 – Coastal / Vancouver / Fraser Valley Selection Camp – Poirier Forum, Coquitlam. Check-In at 9:00 am, Selection Camp from 10:00am – 1:30 pm. 
  • January 29, 2023 – Vancouver Island Selection Camp – Pacific FC Training Centre Langford.  Check-In at 1:00 pm, Selection Camp from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
  • Interior Regional Selection Camp – Kelowna – Dates and time to be announced.

Deadline for registration is the Thursday prior to each camp. Please note, you are welcome to attend any of the camps, regardless of the region in which you live.

Please add teambc@isparc.ca to your contact list to ensure you get our email updates leading up to the selection camps.

Learn more about volleyball at the 2023 NAIG on our WEBSITE.

REGISTER

SET UP AN I·SPARC PROFILE:

Did you know that all Team BC Athletes need an I·SPARC Profile? Register today!

Register in 3 easy steps!

  1. Click on the LINK and sign up as an I·SPARC “member”.
  2. Fill out the information required and click submit.
  3. Once complete, select “Event Registration” and scroll down and click on “Athlete Expression of Interest – NAIG”.

SET UP A PROFILE

TEAM BC SELECTION PROCESS UPDATE

Make sure you have setup a profile and submitted an Expression of Interest so you don’t miss out when we launch registration for your sport. 

3D Archery

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from BC Archery-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Athletics

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from BC Athletics-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Badminton

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from Badminton BC-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Basketball

Five (5) regional selection camps took place in October and November 2022. The Provincial Selection Camp took place November 26/27, 2022. Thank you to all athletes, coaches and volunteers who supported the event. The athlete turnout and regional representation was great!  

Canoe / Kayak

Selection camps for Canoe / Kayak will take place in March 2023. Save the date for March 4-5, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Golf

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from BC Golf-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Lacrosse (Box)

The Provincial Selection Camp took place in August 2022. Thank you to all athletes, coaches and volunteers who supported the event. The athlete turnout and regional representation was great!  Congratulations to all athletes selected to the Team BC development squad!

Rifle Shooting

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from BC Target Sports-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Soccer

Regional and Provincial Selection Camps took place this past summer (2022). Thank you to all athletes and coaches who supported the event. The athlete turnout and regional representation was great!  Congratulations to all athletes selected to the Team BC development squad!

Softball

See above for information on the regional selection camps starting at the end of January.

Swimming

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from Swim BC-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly.

Volleyball

Regional Selection Camps announced for January 2023. Registration is now open – CLICK HERE. See above for more details.

Wrestling

You will have an opportunity to submit scores from BC Wrestling-sanctioned events up to March 31, 2023. More information to follow shortly

Submit an Expression of Interest

IMPORTANT NOTE: COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY FOR 2023 NAIG

2023 NAIG has a COVID-19 vaccination policy for all athletes, coaches, chaperones, mission staff and other participants. 
This Policy on Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines for all participants has been developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its objective is to maintain the health and safety of NAIG participants and other stakeholders who engage in the 2023 NAIG. This policy has been created and will be in effect for the duration of the 2023 NAIG event.

ABSENTEE FORM

Athletes who, for extenuating circumstances, are unable to participate in the Camp / Championships and would like to be considered for Team BC must do the following:

  1. First register for the camp that they would be attending and pay the registration fee. NOTE: You must apply for an absentee status prior to registration closing (two (2) days before the start of the camp).
  2. Then, apply for “Absentee” consideration by emailing teambc@isparc.ca. Please note extenuating circumstances may include injury, illness, domestic affliction, conflict with a major competition / event, forest fires, etc.). Absentee forms are put before the Provincial Sport Committee for consideration. Submitting an absentee form does not guarantee the athlete will move forward to the next round.

ABOUT NAIG 2023

NAIG will be the largest multi-sport and cultural event ever to be held in Atlantic Canada. More than 5,000 athletes, coaches and team staff from 756 Indigenous nations will take part in cultural celebrations, and compete in 16 sports across 21 venues, with the help of 3,000 volunteers. NAIG 2020 was originally due to take place from July 12 to 18, 2020 in Kjipuktuk (Halifax), and Millbrook First Nation, Nova Scotia and has now been set to take place July 15 to 23, 2023. You can learn more about NAIG HERE

Team BC has taken part in every NAIG since its inception in 1990. We look forward to bringing another outstanding team to Halifax. Did you know, at the 2014 NAIG in Regina, Saskatchewan, Team BC made history as the first team to be awarded both the Overall Team Award (for most medals) and the John Fletcher Spirit Award for being voted team with most integrity and sportsmanship. Let’s keep the tradition going