CBTF News

Baton Twirling Coaches Nominated for Chunky MVC

Updated February 2, 2009 to include LeeAnn Wilson, an additional nominee.

January 30, 2009 - Four Baton Twirling coaches have been nominated for the Chunky MVC: Most Valuable Coach award, sponsored by TSN, Campbell's Soup and the Coaching Association of Canada. The 'nomination phase' of the contest closed on January 29, 2009. The coaches nominated are: Read more »

Canadian Judges to 2009 International Cup Selected

January 26, 2009 - The two judges selected to represent Canada at the 2009 International Cup in Sydney, Australia will be Brenda Cooper and Lucinda McMaster.

Both are fully-certified WBTF Masters Judges, certified to judge all WBTF International Cup events. In addition Brenda Cooper is also a certifed WBTF Clinician. Read more »

Saskatchewan Pair Finalists For SaskSport Team Of The Year

January 26, 2009 - Kayla McKinnon and Sara Thibeault, both of Regina, have been named Finalists for the 2008 Saskatchewan Athlete of the Year Awards, in the Team category. The Saskatchewan Sport Awards include the 2008 Athlete of the Year Awards, Saskatchewan Coaching Awards, and Saskatchewan Volunteer Recognition Awards. The awards will be presented on Read more »

Saskatchewan Twirlers Receive Future Best Funding

January 22, 2009 - Being on the national team and representing Canada at the World Championships is a dream come true for many twirlers. Being able to realize this dream does not come without many challenges, personal sacrifices and financial hardships. Read more »

Go Away Travel named CBTF Travel Sponsor

January 1, 2009 – The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce that Go Away Travel (Calgary) has been selected as its official travel sponsor, effective immediately and through July 31, 2010.

Under this sponsorship agreement, CBTF as well as its members and friends will all directly benefit. Go Away Travel will return a portion of the commission generated from each booking to the party paying for the reservation. This means that individuals, using their CBTF Go Away Travel Referral, will be able to directly reduce the cost of their travel. CBTF will also receive a portion of the commission generated from all referred bookings. Read more »

2009 International Cup Contingent Team Manager Selected

After reviewing applications from several candidates, Steven Kopas has been selected to be the Team Manager for the Canadian 2009 International Cup Contingent. Read more »

International Cup Late Declaration Process

Canada is allowed to send up to 10 athletes in all Events/Divisions/Levels - spots in some Events/Divisions/Levels are still available. These remaining vacancies can be filled by athletes following the Late Declaration Process, strictly on a first-come first-served basis. Once all spots in an Event/Division/Level have been filled, no further declarations for that Event/Division/Level will be accepted. Read more »

International Cup 2009 Promotional Video

The organizing committee for International Cup 2009 in Sydney Australia presented a brief video at the WBTF meetings in Limerick. That video is reproduced below.

Please note: Read more »

International Cup Results

The 5th WBTF International Cup competition has now completed in Limerick, Ireland.

Athletes from around the world competed in the International Cup events: Read more »

World Championship Results

The 29th WBTF World Baton Twirling Championships competition ha now completed in Limerick, Ireland.

Athletes from around the world competed in the World Championship events: Freestyle/Compulsory Moves/Short Program, Pairs and Team. Read more »