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2017 Black Knight Para-Badminton Canadian National Championship

Badminton Canada in conjunction with Badminton BC and the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club will be hosting the 2017 Black Knight Para-Badminton Canadian National Championship at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club in Vancouver from September 13-17, 2017.

Full information about the para-badminton national championship can be viewed on the sanctioned event calendar at: 2017 Black Knight Para-Badminton Canadian National Championship.

Final Draft - 2017-2018 Badminton BC Sanctioned Event Calendar

Badminton BC is pleased to announce that the fourth and final draft of the 2017-2018 Badminton BC Sanctioned Event Calendar is now available for viewing:

Note that as this is the fourth and final draft of the 2017-2018 Badminton BC Sanctioned Event Calendar since the beginning of June 2017, most tournament dates have now been finalized with tournament hosts.  As such all sanctioned Badminton BC tournaments have now been uploaded to the Badminton BC Sanctioned Event Calendar.

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Reminder - Upcoming Workshops

UPCOMING COACHING & OFFICIATING WORKSHOPS

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Sport BC's Summer Warm Up!

 

SPORT BC'S SUMMER WARM-UP TO FEATURE LOCAL SPORT ORGANISATIONS IN FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITY ZONE ON CANADA DAY

VANCOUVER - Sport BC's Summer Warm Up is set to go for this Canadsa Day featuring family fun and participation through sport. Taking place on the newly renovated Vancouver Art Gallery Plaze, experience local athletes, instructors and coaches from the sport industry will provide instruction and an opportunity to learn new skills.  For full press release...

2017 1st BC Para-Badminton Provincial Championship Postponed

The inaugural 2017 1st BC Para-Badminton Provincial Championship will be hosted by Badminton BC and held at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club in Vancouver from August 25-27, 2017.

This event was rescheduled to August 25-27, 2017 from its original scheduled date of June 9-11, 2017.

Full information about the inaugural British Columbia para-badminton provincial championship can be viewed on the sanctioned event calendar at: 2017 1st BC Para-Badminton Provincial Championship.

2017 CCAA Hall of Fame Inductee - Alvin Lau

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Associationis proud to induct 10 new members into its 2017 Hall of Fame

June 6, 2017 - Abbotsford, BC - Alvin Lau, a four-time Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association gold medalist in Badminton, will be inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame in the Athlete Category.

Lau, along with partner Charmagne Yeung, captured three straight CCAA titles for Douglas College in Mixed Doubles (2006-08). He earned another CCAA gold medal in Men’s Doubles (2009) as well as a silver medal in Men’s Doubles (2010). Full details >>>

2017 CCAA Hall of Fame Inductee - Jennifer Wong

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Associationis proud to induct 10 new members into its 2017 Hall of Fame.

June 6, 2017, Abbotsford BC - Jennifer Mills (nee Wong), who captured four Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association gold medals in Badminton, will be inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame in the Athlete Category.

The Douglas Royals standout student-athlete earned CCAA gold in Women’s Singles (1997, 1998), Women’s Doubles (1999) and Mixed Doubles (2001). She also led the British Columbia Colleges Athletic Association (BCCAA, now PACWEST) to Team Supremacy titles in 1997 and 1998.  Full details >>>

Upcoming NCCP Coaching Workshops & Officials Clinics

Badminton BC in partnership with School District 36 and the Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club announce the Summer schedule of NCCP coach education workshops and Badminton BC officials clinics coming up in the next few months.

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Badminton Canada is Proud to Host the 2018 BWF World Junior Championships

(Ottawa, ON) – On Monday May 22nd, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced that Badminton Canada has been awarded the 2018 World Junior Badminton Championships, to be held at the Pan Am Centre in Markham, Ontario in November of 2018. This marks only the third time that Canada has hosted a World Badminton Championships, having previously hosted the 2004 World Junior Badminton Championships (Richmond, BC) and the 1985 World Championships (Calgary, AB). The World Junior Badminton Championships is the largest of the BWF World Championships, attracting upwards of 40 countries and over 500 athletes and coaches. 

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Results and Recap of the 2017 Yonex Junior U23 National Championship

Ottawa, ON - The 2017 Yonex U23 / Junior National Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick have once again provided an unforgettable experience to all athletes, fans, and the greater badminton community. With over 275 athletes competing in 20 disciplines, the level competition at this year’s Championships was incredible! With outstanding performances throughout the week, Badminton Canada is proud and optimistic for the future of Badminton in Canada. Read more>>>

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