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.
Prince Albert Junior Tournament Announcement
Due to unforseen circumstances, the PA tournament on December 3 – 4 has been moved to Muskoday First Nations
The Western Canadian Team Championship will be held in Saskatchewan on January 13-15, 2017 and the event is open to U15-born in 2003 or later, U17-born in 2001 or later and U19-born in 1999 or later. The team will consist of 2 male and 2 females in each age group. The first tryout will be in Saskatoon at the Riverside on October 29, 2016 from 1pm to 7pm. The second will be in Regina in November and the results of the Junior tournament in Prince Albert on December 3-4, 2016 will be used to select the team.
Players must attend both camps and the Prince Albert tournament to qualify.
The fee for each camp is $50.00.
The tryouts will be a round robin tournament style event and if time permitting we will have a mini camp to fill out the time.
The competition will be against BC, Alberta and Manitoba
Congratulations to Madison Ong from Saskatoon for winning the Sportsmanship and Fair Play Award at the Yonex Canadian U23/Junior Badminton Championships at Moncton, NB.
This is the announcement for the 2016 Annual General Meeting. Here are the details:
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Contact the SBA Office for further details. Email: email@example.com