Sport History

The history of archery dates back to earliest times when the crude bow and flint arrowhead provided our ancestors with their food. During the Middle Ages, the bow was supreme on the battlefields of Europe. In our present society, archery is the sport and relaxation for thousands throughout the world

Archery began on the program of the Canada Summer Games during the 1977 Canada Games in St. John’s, Newfoundland.Its last appearance as an outdoor sport was at the 1997 Canada Summer Games in Brandon, Manitoba.The 2003 Canada Winter Games was archery’s introduction as an indoor sport on the Canada Winter Games program.


20 years of age and under as of December 31, 2019.


The competition includes Qualification Rounds, followed by Individual Matchplay and Mixed Team Matchplay. The Qualification Rounds shall be the Indoor 18m Round followed by the Indoor Match Elimination and Finals Rounds (WA and Mixed Team Elimination and Finals Rounds (WA as modified by WA

Notable Alumni

  • Christopher Perkins
  • Ashley Wallace
  • Sylvain Cadieux
  • Kevin Sally

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