3D Archery Survey

The recently reestablished 3D Committee has been meeting to discuss how ABAM & Archery Clubs can enhance outdoor 3D Events in the Province. The committee has created a very simple 10 question survey for anyone in the Archery Community to complete if they would like to offer feedback or Ideas. In order to help make events better in the future and entice new participation, we ask that you complete the survey and share it with friends. 

The survey can be accessed by clinking the link below, please note that is completely anonymous.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HVTYN89

2016 ABAM Award Nominations

The ABAM Annual Awards lunch will take place on Saturday December 10, 2016 at the Sport for Life Center located at 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg. The awards will be presented at 11 AM followed by a lunch. 

We are now calling for nominations of award recipients, we will be accepting nominations until Friday November 4, 2016. If you know a deserving Coach, Athlete or Volunteer please download the nomination form and submit to the ABAM Office. The awards are as follows:

  1. Coach of the Year Award

Awarded to the Coach who has contributed the most to developing archery in the province of Manitoba during the previous year.

  1. Volunteer of the Year Award

Awarded to the volunteer who has contributed the most to developing archery with in the province of Manitoba during the previous year.

  1. Rising Star Award

In recognition of the Manitoba Youth Archer (Cadet & under) with the most outstanding achievement(s) in provincial, national or international archery in the past year.

  1. Target Archer of the Year Award

In recognition of the Manitoba Archer with the most outstanding achievement(s) in provincial, national or international Target Archery in the past year.

  1. 3D Archer of the Year Award

In recognition of the Manitoba Archer with the most outstanding achievement(s) in provincial, national or international 3D Archery in the past year.

To nominate a member for an award listed above, please download the nomination form by clicking here: 2016-abam-award-nominaton-form and submit to the ABAM Office by email or mail.

Bowhunter of the Year Awards:

For Bowhunter of the year award, senior male and female (age 18 and over as of January 1st), a minimum of two species must be taken.
• For Bowhunter of the year award, junior male and female (ages 12 to 17 as of January 1st), only one species is needed.
• Each animal entered must be accompanied with the hunter’s tag number and tags are not transferable.

To download the rules CLICK HERE

To download the Entry Form CLICK HERE

Glen Lewer

Passing of Glenn Lewer

It is with a heavy heart that the Archers & Bowhunters Association of Manitoba announces the passing of Glenn Lewer, a true gentleman and ambassador to the sport of archery. Glenn was an avid archer and archery coach, playing a key role in developing young archers in Manitoba with his involvement for many years as a coach with the Heights Archery Academy and more recently the Assistant Coach for the 2015 Canada Winter Games Team. Since the Winter Games in 2015, Glenn had taken on a key role with the ABAM, sitting on the Executive Committee as our Vice President Athlete Development and being named Provincial Head Recurve Coach. Glenn will missed by all. Our sincere condolences go out to the Lewer family and in particular his wife Sheila and his two sons Riel and Grayson.

Team Manitoba at 2016 Canadian Indoor 3D Championships

Team Manitoba at 2016 Canadian Indoor 3D Championships

Good luck going out to the The Manitoba Provincial 3D Team as they represent our Province at the Canadian National 3D Championships in Surrey BC April 1 to 3, 2016.

Thanks to the Erikson SMASH Club the 3D Team members were able to train at the SMASH venue on March 26th.

Team Manitoba at 2016 Canadian Indoor 3D Championships: Brodie and Tyler Wilson
Brodie Wilson & Tyler Wilson

Team members Alex Perron from Portage la Praire, Christie Lavallée from St. Ambroise, Naython Fleet from Shilo and Zack Iverson from Birtle along with fellow Manitoba 3D Archer Myles Towle from Winnipeg spent a good portion of the day preparing for thier shot at the National Championships. Shown in the photo below are the remaining 2 of the 6 member Provincial 3D Team, Brodie Wilson and Tyler Wilson from Birtle.

To follow all the action this weekend, be sure to visit the event website http://www.indoor3dnationals.com/or follow them on facebook at Canadian 3D Nationals (Please note, a facebook account is not required to view this page)

2016 Canadian Indoor 3D Championships

2016 Canadian Indoor 3D Championships Update

Congratulations going out to the Manitoba Provincial 3D Archery Team who represented our Province at the Canadian National Indoor 3D Archery Championships in Surrey BC from April 1 to 3, 2016.
The 6 member Provincial Team consisted of Nayton Fleet, Zack Iverson, Christie Lavallée, Alex Perron, Brody Wilson and Tyler Wilson. Fellow Manitoba 3D Archers Patrick Perron and Myles Towle also participated in the national event. Three of the Team members made it to the Medal Podium while representing our Province. Brody Wilson won a Gold Medal in the Boy’s Cub Compound Division, Tyler Wilson won a Bronze Medal in the Men’s Junior Compound Division and Christie Lavallée won a Bronze Medal in the Women’s Compound Fixed Pins Division. Nayton Fleet, Alex Perron and Zack Iverson placed a respective fourth, fifth and sixth in the Boy’s Cadet Compound Division. Myles Towle placed sixth in the Men’s Master 50 Division while Patrick Perron placed ninth in the Men’s Compound Fixed Pins Division. Well done Team!

Good luck going out to everyone who will be switching their focus to the Manitoba Provincial Indoor 3D Archery Championships in Carberry on April 10, 2016.

The first photo is of all participating Manitoba Archers as follows:
front row: Christie Lavallée, back row: Patrick Perron, Myles Towle, Tyler Wilson, Zack Iverson, Brody Wilson, Nayton Fleet and Alex Perron.

The second photo is of Members who made it to the Medal Podium:
From left to right: Tyler Wilson (Bronze Men’s Junior Compound Division, Brody Wilson (Gold Boy’s Cub Compound Division and Christie Lavallée (Bronze Women’s Compound Fixed Pins Division)

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