Badminton Alberta Membership Information

Effective September 01 of each year, your affiliation with Badminton Alberta must be renewed.

Badminton Alberta offers a variety of membership categories available for purchase by individuals and clubs:

  • Two membership categories are available to assist in servicing the badminton community and to assist in promoting badminton as an OLYMPIC SPORT;
  • Membership is maintained through the office;
  • Badminton Alberta ID number is issued to new members at the time of registration, existing members simply need to sign-in and renew for the current season;
  • Registered membership provides individuals and clubs with the opportunity to contribute monetarily to the growth and promotion of the sport of badminton;
  • Membership Year: September 1 - August 31

 

FULL MEMBER - COMPETITIVE PLAYER/COACH/OFFICIAL

Cost: Youth 14 yrs & under - $38.10

         Adult 15 yrs & older - $40 (Includes GST)

FULL MEMBER affiliation with Badminton Alberta is designed for the active tournament player(s), coach(s), and official(s), as well as those individuals interested in financially supporting the association.

Membership benefits include:

  • entry information for BA sanctioned events;
  • Badminton Alberta members handbook, including a directory of Competitive members;
  • membership card;
  • discount rates at official Badminton Alberta  hotels in Calgary and Edmonton;
  • $2,000,000 in liability insurance coverage at all BA sanctioned events;
  • organizational support for the growth and development of the sport within the province;
  • voting privilege for selection of Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting;
  • eligible to participate in provincial championships, Alberta Summer Games, interprovincial and national championships;
  • eligibility to take part in player/coach/official development opportunities sponsored by Badminton Alberta;
  • monitoring certification levels of coaches and officials.

 

SINGLE EVENT MEMBERSHIP

Cost: $20 (Includes GST)

New for the 2014-15 season, individuals can experience the thrill of competitng in one tournament or coaching course. If the individual wishes to compete in additional events, then they simply pay the upgrade fee to become a Competitive Member, with no change to their ID number or personal profile. 

  • participation in one sanctioned event;
  • $2,000,000 in liability insurance coverage at selected Badminton Alberta sanctioned event, excluding provincial championships:
  • discount rates at official Badminton Alberta hotels in Calgary and Edmonton;
  • requirement for inclusion in Alberta rankings.

 

RECREATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Cost: Free

Individuals will voluntarily affiliate all members at the Recreational level. Recreational individual affiliation is designed in an attempt for the provincial association to gain an accurate count on the number of Albertans experiencing the game either as a recreational or competitive athlete. Members will receive an ID number and host clubs will be able to ultilize Tournament Software to manage club events.

Membership benefits include:

  • affiliation with local club, zone association and provincial association:
  • discount rates at official Badminton Alberta hotels in Calgary and Edmonton;

 

CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Badminton Alberta is please to offer three different membership categories for clubs:

BASIC CLUB

Cost: $84 (Includes GST)

Basic Club affiliation is designed to service recreational clubs and schools. Club affiliation is valid for the badminton season of September 1st – August 31st.  

Membership benefits include:

  • Badminton News e-mailed to the club contact;
  • Badminton Alberta handbook promoting association programs, international laws and regulations of badminton;
  • $2,000,000 in liability insurance coverage for club executive and volunteers;
  • certificate of insurance issued upon request;
  • tournament dates on Badminton Alberta calendar of events;
  • eligible to host Sport Outreach training clinic/camp

 

COLLEGE CLUB

Cost: $330.75 (Includes GST)

College affiliation with Badminton Alberta is designed to service colleges and universities participating in an organized league or conference. College affiliation is valid for the badminton season of September 1 – August 31.

Membership benefits include:

  • individual affilitation for the current team roster, including players, coaches and administrators;
  • Badminton Alberta handbook supplied for each team member;
  • includes the benefits of Basic Club affiliation.

 

 MAJOR CLUB

Cost: $561.75 (Includes GST)

Major club affiliation is designed to service competitive clubs and or private sport clubs. Major club affiliation is valid for the badminton season of September 1 – August 31. 

Membership benefits in addition to those of the Basic Club affiliation include:

  • provides the club with the opportunity to be selected as host for Alberta Series events or provincial championships, provided they apply.
  • provides opportunity for club representative to attend annual Coaches & Competition committee planning/review meeting.