Recent Items

As of January 23, 2020 - This is a list of all Active Judges and their CBTF Certifications.

January 18, 2020 - Complete results from the first day of competition have been posted on WBTF.ORG:

 

January 17, 2020 - Complete results from the first day of competition have been posted on WBTF.ORG:

 

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.

January 7, 2020 - The Open Gym practice times have been posted on the WBTF website (full announcement): Canada has been assigned Practice Block 2 (2pm - 5pm).

Access to the Practice Gym during the Open Gym time is by wristband only, for those that pre-purchased Open Gym practice time. Wristbands will be included in the Club Package available from the Registration Desk at the Cambridge Hotel Lobby, beginning at 8 am on Thursday, January 16.

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.

The daily schedule for the 2020 Pan-Pacific Cup is attached below.

The CBTF Education Committee is hosting an update for Course Conductors interested in retaining their CC status with the new Baton Twirling Foundations course.

The meeting will be held using GotoMeeting. Current Course Conductors should contact Dana Peteleski for more information.

This year, we are offering 'practice assignments' to help candidates familiarize themselves with the online testing process.

The webinar to review the Key Scores from those assignemnts will be held on Sunday November 25 2018, at 7 pm Central Time.

2020 Judge Selection Assignment Practice Webinar
Sun, Nov 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MST 

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/768975853

All the documents a Competition Director needs... The Competition Score Sheet CD is available for download. Files can be downloaded individually or as a complete archive.

Please take a moment to ensure you have the most up-to-date version on-hand for your competitions.

November 20, 2019 - New Jr and Sr Short Program scoresheets and masters, supporting the new Contact Material Vertical and Horizontal series

Revisions for the 2019-20 Competition Season

Location: TBD
Entry Deadline: TBD
Sanction: Pending
Event Coordinator: TBD
Event Registrar: TBD

Brochure and Entry Form will be attached when they are ready.

Location: TBD
Entry Deadline: TBD
Sanction: Pending
Event Coordinator: TBD
Event Registrar: TBD

Brochure and Entry Form will be attached when they are ready.

The CBTF Coaching Courses have been designed to be completed in stages. There are four stages to becoming fully certified at each coaching level.

The pre-requisites to taking the Competition 1 course are:

  1. You must be 16 years of age to apply for the THEORY portion of the course.
  2. You must be fully certified at the Baton Twirling Foundations level to take the PRACTICAL portion of the Competition 1 Coaching Course.
  3. You must have general knowledge of the skills in the SDP Bronze Pin through Silver Pin.
  4. You must have good knowledge of the Pre-Competitive Level II standard routines.
  5. You must hold a Technical Association membership within your province.

There are four stages to becoming fully certified at each coaching level. This course is available for purchase from the CBTF Store.

The pre-requisites to taking the Baton Twirling Foundations course are:

  1. You must be 15 years of age to apply for the THEORY portion of the course.
  2. You must have general knowledge of and ability to demonstrate the skills in the SDP White through Bronze Pin.
  3. You must have general knowledge of and ability to demonstrate the Pre-Competitive Level I & II standard routines.
  4. You must have a Mentor Coach in place.
  5. You must hold a Technical Association membership within your province.

The CIT Course is an optional two-year course, that will provide you with valuable learning and experience leading up to taking the Baton Twirling Foundations course when you are 15 years of age. This course is available as a no-charge purchase within the CBTF Store.

The pre-requisites for taking the Coach-In-Training Course are:

  1. You must be 13 years of age
  2. You must be registered with a club and hold a membership in your provincial association
  3. You must have a Mentor Coach in place

 

November 3, 2019 - The Canadian Baton Twirling Federation is now accepting applications for the position of Team Manager for the Canadian Contingent to the 2020 WBTF World Championship in Riccione, Italy.

CBTF will select one Team Manager, who will be responsible for the World Championship and travel with the contingent. This is an honorary position - no salary or honorarium will be paid beyond travel and living expenses.

October 28, 2019 - CBTF- and USTA/WBTF-certified Judges are invited to submit an application to judge at the following 2020 National and International competitions:

CBTF-certified coaches are governed by the CBTF Coaches Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics. The goals of the CBTF Coaching Certification program are many: 

Minutes from the various meetings that were held at the 2019 Fall Conference are attached:

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