Membership renewal is now available

Badminton Alberta membership renewal is now available. Effective 01 September 2016, any player trying to register for a tournament in Alberta or a sanctioned Badminton Canada event that is using Badminton Tournament Planner to accept on-line entries must have a current - valid membership with Badminton Alberta.

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Office closed due to Hokkaido International Sport Exchange

The Badminton Alberta office will be closed while staff participate in the eight day International Sport Exchange to Hokkaido, Japan. A group of thirteen participants, including eight athletes and five leaders leave on August 21, returning on August 30. The Alberta contingent will be based in Sapporo, participating in a number of cultural and sporting events with the Hokkaido Sport Association.

Badminton Alberta offers Coaching Development Education

Badminton Alberta is proud to partner with Cochrane Sport 4 Life in offering these two educational coaching opportunities.  

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Register Now - Calgary Youth Programs

Registration for the FALL '16 session of The Badminton Academy will begin Monday, August 15th at noon. Classes will be offered in two quadrants of the City of Calgary (NW & SW). For a complete listing of courses - click here.

Badminton lost a true pioneer

The sport of badminton lost a husband, father, friend, coach, business owner and true pioneer with the recent passing of David Folinsbee.

David served as Badminton Alberta's technical director from 1980-1991, when he retired to focus all of his attention to assist his wife Jean in the daily affairs of managing the Red Willow Badminton Club.

David's impact on the sport of badminton within Alberta is immeasurable. Within his eleven years, he probably conducted at least one clinic in almost every school in rural Alberta.

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