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.


GENERAL INFORMATION

Presentation Ribbons for Pre-Events

Flat ribbons (recommended size: 2” wide x 6” long)

Ribbons for Medals -Types & Colours

Open Competitions and Provincial events - it is the decision of competition officials as to which colour(s) and type (long neck; short military) of ribbons are used for each placement.

The colours* that pertain to each awarded placing are as follows: 1st place – Gold; 2nd place – Silver; 3rd place – Bronze; 4th place – Bronze; 5th place – Bronze *If the supplier can provide Bright and Antique finishes, 4th and 5th place medals may be a different finish than 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals.

Medal Information

Canadian Winner/Championship medals shall have a sticky label affixed to the back of the medal indicating the age division, level & event (example: Age 7 BN Solo; Jr A Medley). Provinces may choose to follow this practice.

OPEN COMPETITIONS

Pre-Events

  • Ordering is the responsibility of each provincial association
  • Each member of a Pre-Group receives a ribbon
  • May include the name of the pre-event (ie: Basic March, Pre-Medley, etc)
  • Optional: provincial logo, CBTF logo, name of competition

Graded Events – Level C & BN Primary & Juvenile Individual/Duet Events

  • A new design for these medals will be ordered by the CBTF every 1-2 years for use in all provinces.
  • Provinces will, however, have the option of using up old inventory when a new design is introduced.
  • Medals shall be attached to a long ribbon - color of ribbon to be province's choice

Competitive Events – Individual, Duet, Group

  • It is the decision of the competition officials and/or province as to the type of award presented at their competitions providing that a sporting image is maintained.
  • Individual & Duet & Group: It is the decision of the competition officials and/or province as to how many placements receive awards in all open individual/duet/group divisions (example: 1st – 3rd; 1st – 4th; 1st to 5th, or number of placements dependent upon the number of entries in a division).
  • Declared & paid (ie: those listed on the entry form) group Alternates shall also receive an award.
  • No placements/awards shall be presented to athletes who enter Critique Events.
  • Special Note regarding Maple Leaf Open Competition held at Canadians: Each individual/duet event, level & division – 1st to 3rd place if there are fewer than 10 competitors; 1st to 5th place if there are 10 or more.

PROVINCIAL WINNER/CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

  • It is the decision of the competition officials and/or province as to the type of award presented at their Provincial Events providing that a sporting image is maintained.
  • Winner/Championship Individual/Duet events - 1st to 5th place
  • Winner/Championship Group events - 1st to 3rd place
  • Declared & paid (ie: those listed on the entry form) group Alternates shall also receive an award.

PROVINCIAL TEAM TRIAL EVENTS

  • It is the decision of the competition officials and/or province as to the type of award presented at their Provincial Team Trials providing that a sporting image is maintained.
  • Level A Freestyle - 1st to 6th place
  • Level A Pair and Team - 1st to 3rd place
  • Declared (ie: those listed on the provincial entry form)Team Alternates shall also receive an award

INTERNATIONAL CUP QUALIFIER

  • Specially designed custom medals shall be presented at this competition
  • The CBTF Technical Chairperson shall work with the host province regarding the quantity, size, and design of the medals required for all events at this competition.
  • The Awards Coordinator of the Host Committee shall liaise with the awards company and supervise the designing, ordering, setting up & distributing of all awards.
  • Placements that shall receive awards are:
    • All individual/artistic pair levels, events & divisions – 1st to 6th place
    • All Team & Group levels – 1st to 3rd place
    • Declared Team & Group Alternates shall also receive an award

CANADIAN WINNER/CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

  • Specially designed custom medals shall be presented at this competition.
  • The same design and size shall be used for all Canadian Winner/Championship events regardless of level, event or age division. “Canadian Baton Twirling Championships” and the year must be inscribed on each medal. (Optional: location, CBTF logo, Canadians logo).
  • The CBTF Technical Chairperson shall work with the host province regarding the quantity, size, and design of the medals required for all events at this competition.
  • The Awards Coordinator of the Host Committee shall liaise with the awards company and supervise the designing, ordering, setting up & distributing of all awards.
  • Placements that shall receive awards are:
    • Level B,BN, BI & A Individual/Duet/Pair Events – 1st – 5th place medals
    • Level B & A Group Events – 1st – 3rd place medals
    • Declared & paid (ie: those listed on the entry form) group Alternates shall also receive an award.

GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • The 1st place winner of each Grand National Event shall receive a Grand National Plaque which shall be presented annually at the Canadian Winner/Championships.
  • Each plaque shall be engraved with each year’s winner’s name & the year and returned annually for presentation to the next winner.

CANADIAN TEAM TRIAL EVENTS

  • Each year specially designed custom medals shall be presented.
  • The same design shall be used for all events regardless of event or age division.
  • The CBTF Technical Chairperson shall work with the host province regarding the design, quantity, inscription and size of the medals required for all events at this competition.
  • The Awards Coordinator of the Host Committee shall liaise with the awards company and supervise the designing, ordering, setting up & distributing of all awards.
  • A small floral bouquet (or similar token) will be presented to members of the Canadian Contingent to the World Championships (approx 25 items)
  • Placements that shall receive awards are:
    • Individual Events: 1st to 6th place medals
    • Pair and Team Events: 1st to 3rd place – each member, including Alternates (ie: those listed on the Canadian Team Trial entry form), shall receive a medal

 

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