CBTF News

Updated March 23, 2020 - CBTF continues to monitor the impact of the Coronavirus on public events as it affects us during our competition season.

The WBTF World Championship in Italy, August 5-9, has been cancelled. The competition has been rescheduled for August 2021 in Riccione, Italy.

The Canadian Team Trials competition in Regina, May 15-17, has been cancelled. The competition will be rescheduled to May 2021.

March 9 - ADDITIONAL HOTEL added! We have secured a block of rooms at a second hotel - the Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown. All of the rooms at this second block are all double rooms with queen size beds.

The map below shows the relative locations of the 2020 Canadian Winner/Championship competition venue (Avenir Centre), the host hotel (Delta Hotels Beauséjour), and our secondary hotel (Crowne Plaza). The information sheets from the Delta Hotels Beauséjour and the Crowne Plaza are attached below.

The host hotel for this competition, Delta Hotels Beauséjour, has made a Team Room available for our participants. The Team Room has space for up to 30 people.

When the WBTF introduced Short Program, it was a Seniors-only event that replaced Compulsory Moves in the Freestyle competition. They have recently introduced a Junior version of the Short Program, and it has now replaced Compulsory Moves for Junior.

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 nomination form for the CBTF Lifetime Achievement Award is attached.

February 23, 2020 - This is a preliminary schedule for the competition. The order of events is subject to change. A more detailed schedule will not be available until June.

February 18, 2020 - Please take note of the preliminary schedule for the 2020 Canadian Team Trials. The order of events is subject to change.

After entries have been received and processed, the schedule will be updated with start times for each event.

Onsight Photo, the exclusive photographer at the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup, has an online order form for anyone interested in purchasing photos from the competition.

https://onsightphoto.photoreflect.com/store/Photos.aspx?e=10540969

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 map below shows the relative locations of the 2020 Canadian Team Trials competition venue (University of Regina, Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport), the preferred on-site accommodation (U of R Residence - Kīšik Towers).

February 9, 2020 - Today the Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the Team Manager for the Canadian Contingent to the 2020 WBTF World Championship in Riccione, Italy. Steven Kopas has been selected as the World Championship Contingent Team Manager.

The CBTF Executive acted as the selection committee. The committee was chaired by President (CBTF President).

February 9, 2020 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2020 Canadian Team Trials in Regina, Saskatchewan:

February 9, 2020 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is pleased to announce the selection of the following judges for the 2020 Canadian Winner/Championship in Moncton, New Brunswick:

The 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup Organizing Committee has prepared a Guide Book that is full of useful information that will make your stay more enjoyable.

We wish everyone safe travels, and hope you have a wonderful stay in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

The Set System for the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup has Open Gym practice times have been posted on the WBTF website (full announcement) and is also attached below.

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