CBTF News

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2019 IC Qualifier competition venue (University of Manitoba, Investors Group Athletic Centre) and Headquarters Hotel (Best Western Plus Pembina Inn & Suites).

The Headquarters Hotel is the Best Western Plus Pembina Inn & Suites. Rooms are available in both Double/Queen ($134/night + taxes) and Suites ($159/night + taxes) configurations. This hotel offers a complimentary breakfast, with microwave oven on the main floor and in some rooms. THE RESERVATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2019.

April 9, 2019 - Today the Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the Team Mangers for the Canadian Contingent to the WBTF International Cup and the IBTF Grand Prix in Limoges, France. Steven Kopas and Nancy Lightheart have been selected as the International Cup contingent Team Managers. Steven Kopas will also be the Team Manager for the Grand Prix.

Both Steven and Nancy have backgrounds making them very well-suited for the Team Manager roles.

April 2, 2019 - Ron Kopas (Ontario, CBTF World Judges' Rep) and Jenna Jemieff (Alberta) have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 International Cup in Limoges, France.

Ron and Jenna are both WBTF Master Judges and are certified to judge all WBTF International Cup events. Each is a very experienced Canadian judge, having judged at numerous Provincial and National Championships over the past five years.

March 20, 2019 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2019 Canadian Winner/Championship in Regina, Saskatchewan:

March 15, 2019 - Dana Peteleski, CBTF Technical Chair, today announced the result of the compulsory draw for the 2019 Canadian Championship (Regina, SK).

At the 2019 Canadian Winner/Championship, athletes shall perform:

Level B (all age divisions) Women & Men: SET B

As a reminder, all Level A Junior athletes now perfom the Junior Short Program.

February 13, 2019 - An online form has been created for 2019 International Cup Qualifier merchandise orders. The form is online only - no paper copies will be provided.

February 13, 2019 - An online form has been created for gym rental requests at the 2019 International Cup Qualifier. The form is online only - no paper copies will be provided.

The link to the ICQ Gym Rental Request form: https://goo.gl/forms/NYTuqsiwNsg6GAJP2

The deadline for equitable allocaiton is April 1, 2019.

February 13, 2019 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2019 International Cup Qualifier in Winnipeg, Manitoba:

February 9, 2019 - This is a preliminary schedule for the competition. A more detailed schedule will not be available until June.

February 12, 2019 - Updated to include the Athletes Party.

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2019 Canadian Winner/Championship competition venue (University of Regina, Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport), the Travelodge Hotel & Conference Centre (Headquarters Hotel), and the Executive Royal Hotel. Information sheets for each hotel are also attached.

February 1, 2019 - The Brochure and Entry Information as well as Host Hotel information for the 2019 International Cup Qualifier is attached.

CBTF annually recognizes achievements with the following Special Awards:

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 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.

The CBTF Scholarship, first awarded at the 2009 Canadians, continues this season.

This scholarship is intended to assist a competing athlete who is balancing the demands of post-secondary education with the demands of training.

All athletes in this situation are encouraged to take 5 minutes and complete the attached application and send it in!

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

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

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

Effective January 1, 2019 the CBTF Competitive Program will consist of 5 levels - C, BN, BI, BA and A.

The Official CBTF Bodysuit can now be ordered online at http://cbtfbatonsuits.webs.com. Payment is handled with PayPal, but a PayPal account is not required.

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