Individual Athletes and teams representing the Province of Alberta and competing at or below the Junior Level who have qualified to attend national or championship competition, not including Invitational Tournaments, may be eligible for Pursuit of Excellence Travel Funding for Athletes.

Criteria

  • Individuals and teams who have qualified, through points earned, to attend national or championship competitions will be eligible for assistance.
  • Athletes must be representing the Province of Alberta and competing at or below the Junior Level.
  • Individual/team attendance at invitational tournaments will not be considered.
  • Athletes requesting funding assistance to attend sports camps are also ineligible to apply for assistance from this fund.
  • Travel assistance to international events by national team athletes will be considered on an individual basis based on actual costs provided by the athlete.
  • Applications must be received prior to the event occurring. Applications received after an event will not be accepted.

Eligibility

For budgeting purposes, please consider the following: $36.00 allowance/day for meals, accommodation allowance based on $130.00/night.

  • Up to $200 per athlete, per event for travel over 350 km away
  • Up to $250 per athlete, per event for travel over 750 km away
  • Up to $400 per athlete, per event for travel over 1200 km away
  • Up to $500 per athlete, per event for travel over 1600 km away
  • Up to $2,000 per team, per year to attend an event in Canada.

Travel assistance to international events will be considered on an individual basis based on actual costs provided.

Application

Please complete and submit the Travel Funding Application.

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