2011

2011 FALL

2011 MURIEL KNOTT CLASSIC (NOV 21-27)
The Muriel Knott Classic Tournament will be held at Brentwood and Cordova Bay from Nov 21-27. For the Handicap and Veterans events the cost is $15/Event per person. For the Open, it is $20 for the first event and $15 each for the 2nd and 3rd events. You will also need to purchase a Badminton BC membership for the year or that lasts for one tournament if you aren’t a member. The entry deadline is Nov 16th. For the full details please see the entry form below. If you are only planning on playing in one tournament this year… MAKE IT THIS ONE!
[Entry Form]

TIME CHANGE FOR OCT 29TH YOUTH DROP-IN AT BRENTWOOD
On Saturday Oct 29th the youth recreational doubles play at the Brentwood Community Club will be from 3 – 5pm, otherwise it will be from 11:30-1:30. The cost is $3. Please don’t forget to email Mary-Jo Randall if interested at badmintonmonkey@hotmail.com so that she may keep you informed of any future schedule changes.

2012 BC WINTER GAMES TRIALS
Zone 6 Trials for the BC Winter Games will be taking place on Dec 17th. All interested athletes must be between the ages of 12 and 13. Entry deadline is Dec 11th. For more details see the entry form below (in various formats).
[Entry Form (.doc)][Entry Form (.odt)][Entry Form (.rtf)]

INTERESTED IN A YOUTH RECREATIONAL DOUBLES DROP-IN?
Looking to start up a youth recreational doubles play on Saturdays from 11:30 – 1:30 or 2:30, plastic shuttles $3 at Brentwood Community Club Wallace Dr, email Mary-Jo Randall if interested at badmintonmonkey@hotmail.com.

BADMINTON VICTORIA IS SEEKING A HEAD COACH AND DIRECTOR
Badminton Victoria is seeking a Head Coach and Director of its badminton programs, starting in September 2012. Information about the job can be found here. Contact badminton@pacificsport.com if interested.

CEDAR HILL REC CENTRE DROP-IN
Looking for a place to play doubles recreationally that isn’t too crowded? Try out the drop-in at Cedar Hill Rec Centre on Tuesday from 6:30-8:15pm or Sunday from 4-6pm. Call 250-475-7121 for more details or see the Where to Play page for more info and other places to play.

BADMINTON VICTORIA 2011 FALL PROGRAM INFORMATION
Sign up for fall badminton classes here! Registration forms are being accepted now. For more information and to find out which program is best for you, email the Badminton Victoria Head Coach and Director at badminton@pacificsport.com.

[Jr. Comp. Reg Form Fall][Comp Reg Form Fall]

SEE YOU ON THE COURT!

2011 SUMMER

CALLING ALL LOCAL VICTORIA BADMINTON PLAYERS OF ANY ABILITY!
The Victoria Closed Tournament, the local Victoria badminton championships, is happening SEPTEMBER 10 and 11 at Brentwood Hall. Players of all ages and abilities are invited to join in the fun!
[Entry Form] – Email badminton@pacificsport.com for details, or call 250 881 1881.
See you on the court for the first tournament of the new season!

2011 VRC Summer Badminton Tournament (Aug 12-14, 2011)
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, Aug 2nd @ 6pm
Events: U19 & U16 – Main Draw & Consolation
Open – Drop Flight A,B,C,D if 16 or more entrants

Playing Schedule:
Thursday: 7pm local players (if entry warrant)
Friday: U19 & U16 – play starts at 1pm (if entry warrant)
Open – play starts at 5pm
Saturday: 8:30am play starts
Sunday: 8:30am play starts

[For more info and to register..]

2011 Summer Camp Schedule
Please see the following summer camp schedule for dates, locations, and how to register. Registration forms for the Competitive Camps can be seen here: [Competitive Form - July 25-29][Competitive Form - August 8-12]

[Schedule]

2011 SPRING

2011 Junior Competitive Summer Camp
The Junior Competitive Summer Camp will be help at Brentwood Community Hall from Aug 2-5th. The camp costs $140 and is meant for juniors between the ages of 9 to 14.

[Registration Form][Camp Poster]

Registration is provided through Tournament Software at 2011 NCCP Technical Level 1 Course – Victoria.

POSTPONED – 2011 VICTORIA CLOSED TOURNAMENT
The Victoria Closed will be postponed until closer to the start of the next badminton season (Fall). News will be posted about the tournament closer to then.

2011 VICTORIA CLOSED TOURNAMENT
The Victoria Closed will be held at Brentwood Community Hall on May 13th and 14th (15th if necessary). Register now and tell your friends!

[Entry Form] (Removed May 9th, 2011)

REMINDER: NO TRAINING SATURDAY APRIL 9TH
This is just a reminder that there is no Junior Competitive, Competitive, Hawks, and High Performance training sessions this Saturday due to the Provincial Championships being held in Coquitlam.

2011 ISLAND OPEN TOURNAMENT
The Island Open tournament will be held at Cordova Bay Hall from April 1st to April 3rd. Register now and tell your friends!

[Entry Form][Tournament Poster]

TRAINING REGISTRATION FORMS
Badminton Victoria’s spring programs are about to get underway for all levels of play! Whether you are an advanced national athlete or just picking up the racquet for the first time, YOU are invited to play badminton for the fall term! See the following registration forms for details, or contact the Badminton Victoria Regional Office if you have questions about the programs offered or how to register.

Registration Form Links Removed (Sept 8, 2011)

ARE YOU FAST ENOUGH FOR BADMINTON?  SEE YOU ON THE COURT!

WEBSITE UPDATE
The website will be undergoing changes. If you have any feedback on what should be changed or included please email admin @ badmintonvictoria.com

The “Where to Play” list is in need of updating. If you know of a place that isn’t listed in the list or there is incorrect info please send an email. I would also appreciate if the contacts for each of the drop-ins contact me to confirm all info if I have not talked to you already.

New places added:
Shoreline Community School –> Fridays 6:30-8:30, all levels/ages, nylon
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence –> Mondays 8:30-10:30, all levels/ages, nylon
Cordova Bay –> Sunday Singles and Competitive Doubles has turned into Rent a Court time! $10/hour and       supply your own birds. Please contact Rob Oldfield (250-812-0126) to reserve.