February 17, 2006 – The B.C. Athlete Assistance Program provides $700,000 in financial support to about 1,500 B.C. athletes (grants ranging from $500 to $3,500) striving to represent B.C. and Canada in athletic competition at Canada Games, Olympics/Paralympics, Pan Am and Commonwealth Games.
Athletes 25 year old and under are encouraged to apply today, taking note of the March 6, 2006 Application deadline. For details, including downloadable applications forms, please go to the High Performance page and click on the ‘Athlete Programs’ sub-menu.