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;
  • 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.

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Cost: Junior under 14 yrs - $19.05

         Adult over 15 yrs - $20 (Includes GST)

Again for the current season, clubs will voluntarily affiliate all members at the ASSOCIATE level. Associate 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.

Membership benefits include:

  • membership card provided at time of registration:
  • affiliation with local club, zone association and provincial association:
  • participation in one sanctioned event before upgrading or additional fee is required;
  • $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.

 

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.