Welcome to the Saskatchewan Badminton Association (SBA) web site.
The SBA is a non-profit provincial sport-governing organization, dedicated to the development of badminton in Saskatchewan.
Through various programs including tournaments series, clinics and camps, support to training centres and more, the SBA supports athletes of all ages as well as coaches and officials.
Did You Know?
The flight of the shuttlecock, a missile of cork and goose feather has been recorded at speeds in excess 260 kilometres per hour. Speed, agility and lightning-fast reflexes are essential to the game. Add stamina too – players have been known to cover more than six kilometres in a single match.
SaskSport has recently introduced a program called Respect In Sport. ALL COACHES in Saskatchewan must complete the certification in Respect In Sport to remain in good standing with the SBA.
Respect In Sport is an online course that can be completed by registering at the following site and completing the online material:
All coaches must complete this course by Jan 15, 2014 to remain in good standing with the SBA.
Congratulations to Olivia Meier from Manitoba for becoming the first ever Canadian badminton player to participate at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. For the first time in the history of the sport, Para-badminton will be included in the Paralympic Games. Good luck Olivia!
Read more about it at the Badminton Canada website: https://www.badminton.ca/news/140853/Olivia-Meier-Qualifies-for-the-2020-Paralympic-Games
June is National Indigenous History Month and Badminton Canada has recently conducted an interview our very own Frank Gaudet, Executive Director of SBA and Badminton Canada Para-badminton National Coach.
Find the interview in this link: https://www.badminton.ca/news/140467/Interview-with-Parabadminton-National-Coach-Frank-Gaudet
The 2021 Saskatchewan Badminton Association AGM will take place on Saturday, June 26 at 1 pm over a WebEx.
Please contact the SBA office before Thursday, June 24, 2021 at noon to register to attend the meeting.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020-2021 badminton season is currently suspended until further notice.
The SBA continues to monitor the development of the pandemic will follow Saskatchewan Health Authority guidelines.