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Bye Policy

GENERAL RULES

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.

An athlete granted a Bye does not count towards the number of berths available to his/her province.

24 weeks 2 days 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.

3 years 30 weeks ago
CBTF Event Tie-Breaking Process Quick Reference

Revised September 2013.

A 'quick reference' one-page summary of the tie-breaking process for the CBTF events is attached. It is meant as a summary tool, not as a replacement for a proper understanding of the CBTF technical rulebook.

This quick reference shows the tie-breaking requirements for different levels of competition.

 

3 years 30 weeks ago
CBTF Manuals Price List

CBTF Manuals are available in electronic format - in some cases they can be downloaded directly and in others they are available from the CBTF Store - refer to the lists below.

Technical Manuals

19 weeks 4 days ago
CBTF Pilot Project Report Template

All provinces/clubs that are conducting an official CBTF Pilot Project are required to report the results of that project to the CBTF. To provide some guidance on the report contents, and to ensure some consistency, the CBTF Technical Committee requests that the attached Template be used for all Pilot Project Reports.

38 weeks 1 day ago
CBTF Progressional Model

The Progressional Model was developed by the CBTF Technical Committee in 1999. It was loosely modelled after the Canadian Sport Centre’s Long Term Athlete Development Model to depict six phases of participation available to athletes, coaches, judges and volunteers within the Canadian Baton Twirling Federation.

5 years 25 weeks ago
Competition Director's Handbook

CBTF Competition Director's Handbook, effective December 2016.

32 weeks 18 hours ago
Continuing Professional Development Program

At the 2014 Fall Conference, the CBTF Board of Directors approved a Continuing Professional Education and Development (CPED) Program, designed to foster the development of Coaches, Judges, and Officials, in order to advance amateur twirling in Canada.

1 year 46 weeks ago
Course Conductor Selection Procedures

Revision 6 - March 2015

 

2 years 17 weeks 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:

7 years 30 weeks 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.

24 weeks 2 days ago
Judges Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics

The aim of the Judge's Code of Ethics is to promote high standards of professional conduct.

The Code's application, with prescribed rules of conduct, pertains to professional relationships and problems relevant to the sport baton twirling. Compliance is compulsory. All members must agree to abide by all rules of CBTF.

4 years 48 weeks 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.

39 weeks 2 days ago
Music Labelling and Tagging

January 2017 - CBTF Protocol for music naming and tagging.

27 weeks 2 days ago
Risk Management Policy

Revision 3 - November 2009

7 years 20 weeks 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).

 

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT EXPECTATIONS

CBTF Technical Association members shall:

39 weeks 2 days ago
WBTF Event Tie-Breaking Process Quick Reference

Revised September 2013.

A 'quick reference' summary of the tie-breaking process for the WBTF events is attached. It is meant as a summary tool, not as a replacement for a proper understanding of the CBTF technical rulebook.

This quick reference shows the tie-breaking requirements for different levels of competition.

 

3 years 30 weeks ago
WBTF Policy Manual: International Cup

WBTF Policy & Procedure Manual, Section 11 - International Cup (last updated February 2017).

With permission from WBTF, this section of the WBTF Policy & Procedure manual is duplicated on our website for the benefit of our Technical membership.

24 weeks 2 days ago
WBTF Policy Manual: World Championships

WBTF Policy & Procedure Manual, Section 10 - World Championships (last updated February 2017).

With permission from WBTF, this section of the WBTF Policy & Procedure manual is duplicated on our website for the benefit of our Technical membership.

24 weeks 2 days ago