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Board of Directors positions available

The affairs of Badminton Alberta are managed by a board of volunteer­ directors.

Director positions are available in even numbered zones according to the enclosed map: Big Country - Zone 2; Parkland - Zone 4; Edmonton - Zone 6; and Peace Country - Zone 8. These positions are for a period of two years and will be determined through a mail ballot election process. Only current Badminton Alberta members residing in the respective zone may vote.

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Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 annual general meeting of Badminton Alberta will be held on Wednesday, January 8th 2020 at 6:00 PM at the Alberta Badminton Centre, 60 Patterson Blvd SW, Calgary, T3H 2E1. All members welcome!

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Revised Badminton Alberta Tournament Calendar 2019-20

Badminton Alberta is pleased to provide you with a copy of the Badminton Alberta 2019-20 Tournament Calendar. Please note that this may be subject to change. Advance notice will be published on this website should a change in date or location be required.

*NEW* 2019 YONEX Alberta Senior Elite ("A" and "B") - Registration is now open!

We are very excited to introduce a new style in our tournament offerings. This year, we are test-running the “A” (Open) Division in conjunction with a new “B” Division.

Both Divisions will be run at the same venue and weekend (The Derrick Golf and Winter Club on Dec. 6-8, 2019). We see this as a great opportunity to bring our player bases closer together while they all compete under the same roof.

We encourage you all to come out for a great weekend!

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Consider trying out for 2020 Alberta Winter Games badminton competition

Alberta Games provides a competitive opportunity for province’s best young developing athletes aged 11-17 to compete in a multi-sport Games. Since the first Alberta Games in 1974, thousands of athletes and coaches have celebrated and competed in every part of Alberta, in an effort to reach their full athletic potential.

Badminton is one of the participating sports which will take place in Airdrie from February 14-17, 2020. 

 

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2020 BWF Female Para Player Participation Grant

The Badminton Canada is pleased to provide information on the application process to access the BWF Female Para Participation Grants for athletes in 2020. The Female Participation Grant offers opportunities for female athletes to apply for financial support to attend and be Internationally Classified at a number of BWF sanctioned International tournaments in 2020.

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Board of Directors approve numerous new Policies

At a recent Board of Director's meeting held September 25, 2019 - the following new or revised policies have been approved and take effect immediately.

Team Alberta - Selection Criteria for 2020 Western Canadian Team Championships

 

 

 

Participation in the Western Canadian Team Championships is important for Badminton Alberta for the following reasons:

  • It provides a benchmark to compare the level of junior development in Alberta with that of Western Canada.
  • It is an excellent development experience for athletes and coaches in a team environment.
  • It offers a development oppotunity for these athletes engaged in the National Podium Pathway stream.
  • Badminton Manitoba will serve as the host province, with the WCTC slated to take place in Winnipeg, MB on the weekend of April 23-26, 2020. Competition will begin Friday at 12 noon, with the finals scheduled for Sunday at 10am. Particpant dinner scheduled for Saturday evening at the venue.

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