CBTF News

Updated August 3, 2020 - CBTF continues to monitor the impact of the Coronavirus on public events as it affects us during our competition season.

Nominations for positions on the CBTF Executive and Technical Committee are now being accepted. Both the nominator and the nominee must be CBTF members (nominees, if successful, must upgrade to a Full Membership or equivalent).

The deadline for nominations to be received by the Nomination Committee is August 15, 2020 (refer to the Nomination Form for email addresses). Elections will be held at the CBTF Annual General Meeting, during the online Fall Conference.

April 28, 2020 - The CBTF Education Committee and Sara Mougeot, CBTF SDP Rep, are pleased to share this information on the Online SDP Testing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Online SDP Testing will begin on May 1 - Testing video must be submitted using the website: sdp-online.cbtf.ca.

March 9 - ADDITIONAL HOTEL added! We have secured a block of rooms at a second hotel - the Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown. All of the rooms at this second block are all double rooms with queen size beds.

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2020 Canadian Winner/Championship competition venue (Avenir Centre), the host hotel (Delta Hotels Beauséjour), and our secondary hotel (Crowne Plaza). The information sheets from the Delta Hotels Beauséjour and the Crowne Plaza are attached below.

The host hotel for this competition, Delta Hotels Beauséjour, has made a Team Room available for our participants. The Team Room has space for up to 30 people.

When the WBTF introduced Short Program, it was a Seniors-only event that replaced Compulsory Moves in the Freestyle competition. They have recently introduced a Junior version of the Short Program, and it has now replaced Compulsory Moves for Junior.

February 23, 2020 - This is a preliminary schedule for the competition. The order of events is subject to change. A more detailed schedule will not be available until June.

February 18, 2020 - Please take note of the preliminary schedule for the 2020 Canadian Team Trials. The order of events is subject to change.

After entries have been received and processed, the schedule will be updated with start times for each event.

Onsight Photo, the exclusive photographer at the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup, has an online order form for anyone interested in purchasing photos from the competition.

https://onsightphoto.photoreflect.com/store/Photos.aspx?e=10540969

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2020 Canadian Team Trials competition venue (University of Regina, Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport), the preferred on-site accommodation (U of R Residence - Kīšik Towers).

February 9, 2020 - Today the Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the Team Manager for the Canadian Contingent to the 2020 WBTF World Championship in Riccione, Italy. Steven Kopas has been selected as the World Championship Contingent Team Manager.

The CBTF Executive acted as the selection committee. The committee was chaired by President (CBTF President).

February 9, 2020 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2020 Canadian Team Trials in Regina, Saskatchewan:

February 9, 2020 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2020 Canadian Winner/Championship in Moncton, New Brunswick:

The 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup Organizing Committee has prepared a Guide Book that is full of useful information that will make your stay more enjoyable.

We wish everyone safe travels, and hope you have a wonderful stay in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

The Set System for the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup has Open Gym practice times have been posted on the WBTF website (full announcement) and is also attached below.

The daily schedule for the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup is attached below.

November 3, 2019 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is now accepting applications for the position of Team Manager for the Canadian Contingent to the 2020 WBTF World Championship in Riccione, Italy.

CBTF will select one Team Manager, who will be responsible for the World Championship and travel with the contingent. This is an honorary position - no salary or honorarium will be paid beyond travel and living expenses.

October 28, 2019 - CBTF- and USTA/WBTF-certified Judges are invited to submit an application to judge at the following 2020 National and International competitions:

Attached is the order form for the new graded medals for this season, please forward this information to your provincial/club awards reps.

Orders are shipped directly to clubs/provinces from Barker's Trophies in Regina, SK. Shipping is by Canada Post unless otherwise specified - the anticipated shipping date will be the first week of January.

CBTF will invoice clubs/provinces directly - charges will include shipping and GST. Invoices are payable upon receipt. The per-medal cost will depend on the total number of medals ordered.

As we begin the 2011 competition season, it is always good for coaches and judges to review, update and refresh in all of the events. For the Medley event, it is important that everyone is knowledgeable and completely understands the concept and all changes to the scoresheet. The following MEDLEY event information is for you to peruse, adapt and ask questions if need be.

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