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.
The Saskatchewan Badminton Association along with the following Districts have announced their coaches for the 2018 Sask Winter Games.
South West District Dennis Franz
Regina District Laurie – Anne Ruecker
Saskatoon District Khoa Tran
Rivers West District Amanda Carruthers
Lakeland District Tony DePadua
Parkland Valley District Troy Frick
Prairie Central District Grant Abbott
South East District
Congratulations to Wyatt Lightfoot from Assiniboia for winning gold in singles and doubles at the World Dwarf Games in Guelf, ON this week. Wyatt’s next competition is in September at the Para-badminton National Championships being held in Vancouver, BC.
The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games will take place in North Battleford on Feb 18 – 24, 2018. We are currently looking for coaches and managers for each District. Click on the “2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games” page under “Events” in the navigation menu for more information.