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2019 BCWF Annual General Meeting & Convention

                    

GENERAL INFORMATION

The 2019 AGM & Convention is guaranteed to be informative, exciting and action packed with a variety of guest speakers and presenters.  

For information on Registration, click Here.

(***Please Note: Times are subject to change)


Evening Events This Year

May 8th, Wednesday - Meet and Greet Reception - Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre 

May 9th, Thursday - Free Night for Delegates
May 9th, Thursday - President's Dinner (For BCWF Member Club Presidents only)
May 10th, Friday - Club Fun Night - Hosted by North Peace Rod & Gun Club - NPRGC Clubhouse
May 11th, Saturday - Awards & Gala Dinner - Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre 

On-Site Registration Desk Hours: Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre

May 8th, Wednesday - 3:30pm  - 7:00pm 
May 9th, Thursday – 6:30am – 4:00pm
May 10th, Friday – 6:30am – 4:00pm 
May 11th, Saturday 6:30am – 12:00pm
 
(***Please Note: Times are subject to change)

ACCOMMODATION 

Accommodations are not included with registration.  AGM Delegates may arrange their own accommodation or take advantage of  SPECIAL BCWF ROOM RATES  at the following hotels: 

Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre

Call the hotel directly at 250-262-3233 and use code WILDLIFE to book or mention the BC Wildlife Federation. Otherwise, visit the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre website to book: http://www.pomeroyhotel.com/stjohn/

Select the dates of your stay. For your convenience, rooms have been blocked for BCWF from May 7 to May 11, 2019 for guests arriving early but you can select the appropriate number of days for your own booking. 

In the booking screen, on the right hand side, click on the field that says "Add Code". 

From the drop-down menu, select "Group Attendee" and enter code WILDLIFE. 

A screen will pop up titled "Please join us for the BC Wildlife Federation 2019". 

Press the gold button labeled "Select & Go to the Next Step". 

Complete your Booking. 

Holiday Inn Express

Guests can call the hotel directly at 250-787-7737 and provide the group code which is BCWF or mention the BC Wildlife Federation. There is no group code to book online. 


AUCTION

We have some great prizes for our Silent/Live Auction and Raffles during the AGM this year, online bidding will also be available online!

The Live Auction will be held on Saturday, May 11th after the Awards ceremony. 

Live Auction Catalogue in Progress


AWARDS

The BCWF Awards honour individuals and member clubs for outstanding hunting, angling and conservation achievements in 2018.

For more information, click Here


DIRECT MEMBER'S NOTICE

BCWF Direct Members (those that are not Members of a local Fish & Game Club), are entitled to send two voting delegates to represent them at the 2019 BCWF AGM & Convention.

Deadline Extended to March 15, 2019

For more information, click Here


RESOLUTIONS

See below for the BCWF 2019 Draft Resolutions to be considered for debate at the AGM.  For more information, click Here

2019 Draft Resolutions Package


SPEAKERS

You can find a full list of our speakers here.


SPOUSAL PROGRAM

Friday 9:30am - 3pm – River Boat Adventure
Saturday 9:30am - 11:00am - Hot Yoga
                1:00pm - 5:00pm Spa
 
For the Spousal program we offer a more relaxed and scenic look at the Peace Country. Friday May 10th will kick off with a river tour to take in all the splendors of the Peace region, followed by a relaxing wellness day to rejuvenate the body and soul on Saturday May 11th. Enjoying the simple pleasures the Peace region has to offer.
For a full agenda for the spousal program click here.
 

TRANSPORTATION

Free shuttles from the Fort St. John aiport to the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre and the Holiday Inn Express.


VOTING DELEGATES: 

Reminder: As per BCWF Bylaws, the following are Club’s AGM registration options. 

Please Note: Accredited delegate entitlement for member clubs shall be based on each Club’s membership numbers as submitted for the 2018 Renewal on or before December 31,2018, as follows:

  • With 100 OR Fewer Members are entitled to "ONE" Voting Delegate
  • Clubs with 101 - 200 Members are entitled to "TWO" Voting Delegates
  • Clubs with 201 - 500 Members are entitled to "THREE" Voting Delegates
  • Clubs with OVER 501 Members are entitled to "THREE" Voting Delegate AND "ONE" Additional Delegate for each additional 500 Members
  • Each of the 10 Regions are entitled to "ONE” Regional Voting Delegate and "ONE” Regional Youth Voting Delegate
  • Othen Non-Voting Youth may register but they will not receive a Voting Card.

YOUTH PROGRAM

This year the AGM’s Youth Program focuses on getting youth outdoors, developing, and sharing the skills that the Federation is built on. 

Friday 9:30am - 3 pm - Range Day
Saturday 9:30am - 3 pm – River Boat Adventure
 
Youth will be entertained with a range day on Friday May 10th followed by a River Boat Adventure, provided by Peace Country River Rats, and a geocache treasure hunt on Saturday, May 11th

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