CBTF News

May 16, 2022 - Canadians merchandise is available for pre-order, now until June 1. Go to our online store to place your order:

https://pmgsw.com/2022-Canadian-Baton-Twirling-Championship-c133034528

PLEASE NOTE: All merchandise must be pre-ordered - there will be no on-site sales at the event.

May 2, 2022 - The Competition Brochure and online Entry Form links for the 2022 Canadian Winner/Championships are attached.

May 12, 2022 - An updated version of the Brochure is attached. There was an error in the Minimum Score standard required for Level A Freestyle and Level A Pair which has been corrected. The correct Minimum Score standard for both of these events is 45.0.

Gym rentals have been scheduled for Friday May 20 and Saturday May 21. The Gym Rental schedule, as of May 7, is listed below.

CBTF annually recognizes achievements with the following Special Awards:

The Lynda Garland "Award For Excellence" is presented to a Canadian Baton Twirling Federation (CBTF) Coach who exemplifies excellent progressive coaching, superior technical abilities and provides innovative ideas and programs.

April 18, 2022 - There is official merchandise available for both the 2022 Canadian Team Trials and the 2022 Northern Lights Classic Open competitions.

As part of our COVID protocols, the merchandise vendor will not be on-site during the competition.

All orders must be placed in advance, using the online order form: https://www.solesandsuits.com/cbtf/

For the shipping method, please select “team delivery” to pick it up at the event.

April 14, 2022 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2022 Canadian Team Trials in Regina, Saskatchewan:

  • Ron Kopas - CBTF World Judges' Rep
  • Cory Archer - BC
  • Sheri Carter - USA
  • Stephanie Hewis - ON
  • Andrea James - ON
  • Jenna Jemieff - AB
  • Deardra Leslie - ON

Continuing with the policy implemented in 2010, all applicants were assessed by a Judge Selection Committee on two factors:

April 4, 2022 - If your provincial organization, club, businesses, or any individuals would like to adverstise in the Canadian Team Trials Souvenir Program, the deadline to submit your request and artwork is April 22.

Several different block sizes and rates are available:

March 20, 2022 - Dana Peteleski, CBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the compulsory draw for the 2022 Canadian Winner/Championship and the 2022 Northern Lights Classic Open competition, in the Level BI Freestyle division.

Level Level BI (all age divisions) Women & Men: SET A

March 21, 2022 - The Brochure and Entry Information as well as Host Hotel information for the 2022 Canadian Team Trials and Northern Lights Classic Open is attached.

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2022 Team Trials competition venue (University of Regina, Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport), the Canadian Contingent Clinc venue (Martin School of Dance and Baton Twirling), and the Headquarters Hotel (The Atlas Hotel).

The Headquarters Hotel is The Atlas Hotel. Rooms are available at the special room rate of $139.95/night + taxes. A team breakfast is included in that rate, along with free parking, and wi-fi. The deadline to reserve rooms is April 22, 2022.

March 20, 2022 - Today the Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the Team Manager for the Canadian Contingent to the 2022 WBTF World Championship in Turin, 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).

March 15, 2022 - Please take note of the preliminary schedule for the 2022 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.

The nomination form for the CBTF Lifetime Achievement Award is attached.

The nomination form for the 'Spirit of Twirling' Athlete Recognition Award is attached.

The nomination form for the CBTF Volunteer of the Year Award is attached.

The nomination form for the Sharon Holliday Memorial Award for Sportsmanship is attached.

The application form for the CBTF Social Change Award is attached.

The nomination form for Honorary Memberships is attached. The nominee does not have to be a current member of CBTF and, in fact, this award is particularly suited to recognizing a friend of the sport that is not an active member.

The nomination form for the President's Cup Award is attached.

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