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LAC LA BICHE, AB – Just two months after they hosted the Canadian 3D Indoor Championships, Lac La Biche is hosting the Selection Trials for the Canadian team heading to the 2022 World Archery 3D Championships. The event will also include an open event, for athletes not trying to earn a spot on the team but interested in shooting a World Archery 3D competition. Both components of the event will consist of a World Archery 3D round, as opposed to the typical Canadian format. The courses will have 24 targets with 2 arrows per target.

The trials will see appearances by athletes who formerly attended the 2019 World Archery 3D Championships that also took place in Lac La Biche. Trudy Dryden won the bronze medal in the individual instinctive women’s competition. Dryden, along with Monica Higgins and Miranda Sparkes, also won the silver medal in the women’s team competition.

Bryan Harper will be trying out for the World Championships team after serving as the team manager in 2019. Other athletes that will try out that also made appearances in 2019 are Susan Gehlert, Brock Patton, Katie Britton, Marc Britton, Kevin Baldwin, Monty van der Westhuizen, and Fred Streleoff. Filling out the rest of the field is 23 new athletes vying for a spot on the team. 

Rene Schaub has been named Team Manager of the group heading to Terni, Italy from September 5th to 11th, 2022. 

Event Schedule

  • June 17: Equipment inspection, practice, welcome BBQ
  • June 18:
    • Equipment inspection and practice
    • Compound archers shoot course 1
    • Traditional archers shoot course 2
  • June 19:
    • Traditional archers shoot course 2
    • Compound archers shoot course 1

For more information, please contact: 
Zoe Meil, Communciations & Safe Sport Coordinator
zmeil@archerycanada.ca
(613) 260-2113 ext. 3