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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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Tickets now available

Tickets for the 2016 Yonex Canada Open are now available online at www.canadaopen.net

Prices range from $5-$25. Special pricing for seniors, students and children. Purchase your tickets on-line and save!

Badminton selected for upcoming Alberta - Hokkaido International Sport Exchange

Badminton has been selected to participate in the upcoming International Sport Exchange Program between Hokkaido, Japan and the Province of Alberta.

The ISEP is a two year project, with Alberta traveling to Hokkaido for an eight day exchange in late August 2016. Alberta will serve as hosts in 2017.  

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