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Bye Policy


Athletes who are unable to compete at Provincial Winner/Championships or Provincial Team Trials due to injury, illness, bereavement or other extenuating circumstances may apply for a Bye to the next level of competition.

4 years 4 months ago
CBTF Competition Awards Policy

CBTF expects all Competition Directors to maintain a sporting image as they select and design awards for their competitions.

This CBTF Policy regarding Competition Awards was updated at the 2013 CBTF Fall Conference.

7 years 6 months ago
CBTF Complaints Policy and Procedures

The Complaints Policy has been introduced as a way of addressing disagreements between CBTF Members, without invoking the more formal Grievance and Discipline processes as outlined in the CBTF Bylaws.

Approved: September 2020

8 months 3 weeks ago
Competitive and Pre-Competitive Opportunities and Phases

December 13, 2020 - As part of its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Response, the CBTF Technical and Education Committees have prepared charts to describe the various combinations of Competitive and Pre-Competitive opportunities for the 2020-21 season.

3 months 6 days ago
Flag Bearer Policy

In recognition of their position and/or achievements, the following athletes shall be given the honour of carrying the Canadian Flag at the following events in a given year:


2 years 6 months ago
Hiring Policy of USTA and WBTF Judges

CBTF shall permit the hiring of certified United States Twirling Association (USTA) and World Baton Twirling Federation (WBTF) Judges for open, provincial and national competitions providing the following conditions are met:

11 years 6 months ago
Honours and Awards Policy


    2 years 6 months ago
    International Cup Declaration Policy

    WBTF rules are in place to ensure a fair and equitable competition at the International Cup, particularly in the B divisions. Any athlete who has placed in the Semi-Finals or Finals at a World Championship in any event may not compete in any B Level event at a WBTF Cup competition.

    4 years 4 months ago
    Judges' Uniform Policy

    At the 2015 Fall Conference, the CBTF Judges Uniform Policy was updated (with slight revisions adopted at the 2016 Fall Conference). These revisions are meant to demonstrate professionalism to the public and create a sense of unity amongst our judges.

    These changes also bring the CBTF policy closer into alignment with the WBTF Judges Uniform Policy.

    4 years 8 months ago
    Risk Management Policy


    • The Competition Director or designate and/or the Head Judge shall have the authority to immediately stop the competition whenever a risk factor related to safety becomes evident.
    1 year 2 months ago
    Social Media Policy


    1 year 2 months ago
    Technical Association Professionalism Policy

    The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation (CBTF) expects that a high standard of professional conduct will be maintained by all members of the CBTF Technical Association (ie: Judges, Coaches, SDP Adjudicators, Course Conductors).


    4 years 8 months ago