British Columbia Winter Games Tryouts
When and where are tryouts?
Sunday October 15, 2017
12 pm – 5 pm
Dover Bay Secondary School (6135 McGirr Rd.,Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1M1)
When and where are the BC Winter Games?
February 22-25, 2018
** Players must be 13 or 14 as of January 1, 2018**
Entry Fee for the Tryouts are $25
Registration date: October 12th, 2017 at midnight.
Registration contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-619-8432
If your child makes the team, a cheque or cash of $175 must be sent to badminton BC following the tryouts. (If funding is needed please contact your local badminton organization). Another $60 will be required to badminton bc by December 31st for the team hoodie and two t-shirts for those members that are on the travel team. By trying out for the team you are also welcome to come to all practices that are held before the BC Winter Games even if you don’t make the travel team.
The team only travels with 5 boys and 5 girls. Players who don’t make the top 5 boys or girls will be on the reserve list to be used for injury replacements.
The tryouts will focus on Doubles and Singles, NO MIXED DOUBLES. We highly consider those who have a strong singles game.
Level 1 Umpire Course, April 2
Location: Cordova Bay Hall
For Registration Please Contact Rob Oldfield: 250-812-0126
Women’s Singles: Helen Cheung (no photo available)
Photos Courtesy of Tashin Gee
BC Winter games are a provincially organized event hosted every 2 years in BC and in 2016 February 25-28 it will be in Penticton BC. These games are too provide an opportunity for the development of athletes, coaches and officials in preparation for higher levels of competition in a multi-sport environment which promotes interest and participation in sport and sporting activities, individual achievement, and community development. There are 8 zones mapped out in BC that participate (we’re Zone 6). To play in the Badminton event competitors must be at least 12 years old and not older than 13 years old, as of January 1, 2016 In 2012 Zone 6 came 6th overall in Badminton and in 2014 Zone 6 came 4th. Great results for the “Island Team”.
Zone 6 incorporates a very large area – see below for all the areas that we can select from.
Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6)
Zone Colour – Light Green
Encompasses the Regional Districts of Alberni-Clayoquot, Capital, Central Coast, Comox-Strathcona, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, and Powell River. Includes the major centres of Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Duncan, Esquimalt, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, North Cowichan, Oak Bay, Ocean Falls, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Powell River, Saanich, Sayward, Sidney, and Victoria.
All communities in the zone: Alert Bay, Black Creek, Bowser, Brentwood Bay, Buckley Bay, Campbell River, Cassidy, Cedar, Chemainus, Cobble Hill, Colwood, Comox, Coombs, Cortez Island, Courtenay, Cowichan Bay, Crofton, Cumberland, Deep Bay, Denman Island, Duncan, Errington, Esquimalt, Fanny Bay, French Creek, Fulford Harbour, Gabriola Island, Galiano Island, Ganges, Gillies Bay, Gold River, Heriot Bay, Holberg, Honeymoon Bay, Hornby Island, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Langford, Lantzville, Lasqueti Island, Lazo, Lund, Malahat, Mansons Landing, Mayne Island, Merville, Mesachie Lake, Mill Bay, Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Pender Island, Port Alberni, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Powell River, Quadra Island, Qualicum, Qualicum Bay, Qualicum Beach, Quathiaski Cove, Refuge Cove, Royston, Saanich, Saanichton, Saltspring, Saltspring Island, Saratoga Beach, Saturna Island, Sayward, Shawnigan Lake, Sidney, Sointula, Sooke, Stuart Island, Tahsis, Tofino, Ucluelet, Union Bay, Vananda, Victoria, Westholme, Whaletown, Woss, Youbou.