TDBA looking for athletes to represent TDBA in the OWG: The 2020 Ontario Winter Games will be held Feb. 27 – March 1st, 2020 in Orillia, Ontario.
The Toronto & District Badminton Association is looking for athletes to represent TDBA in the 2020 Ontario Winter Games. The try-outs will be held at Mandarin Badminton Club on Sunday, November 3rd. The entry deadline on tournament software is on Sunday, October 27th. Please click on the pages below for more information. Here is the link to tournament software: http://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=0ADEAFBB-A328-4506-9C9E-6FA65675BE7A
Ontario Masters Series #2 TDBA Epic Tournament: The 2nd tournament in the Ontario Masters Series. The early bird deadline is November 2nd and is $45 flat fee. After that date, the fee is $45 for the first 2 events and $5 for each additional event until the deadline of November 9th. You need a P/T Masters Card to enter this event. Here is the link to register:
Peel Jr. TDBA Best of 5 2019 Singles Tournament: Peel Badminton Club is proud to host it's Best of 5 Singles Tournament for U12, U14, U16 & U18. The registration deadline is November 29th and the tournament takes place on December 8th at St. Augustine Catholic S.S. in Brampton. If you are interested please press the buttons below:
TDBA 2019-20 Affiliation: Hi everyone, it is time to update your affiliation with TDBA for the 2019-20 season. Why affiliate? Your club should affiliate because you get $5M general liability and $2M Error & Ommissions/Directors & Officers insurance at a reasonable rate. The insurance runs from July 2019 to June 2020.
If you affiliate, you also become a member of Badminton Ontario. If you join as a competitive club your members can buy a player's card to compete in provincial sanctioned tournaments. All clubs will be listed on TDBA and Badminton Ontario's website and you can keep up to date on the latest district and provincial news and developments in badminton. If you have any questions, please email President@bgta.ca. You can find an affiliation form and costs at our Affiliation page.
Regional Umpire Training: If anyone is interested in pursuing officiating you can find out more at this link: http://www.badmintonontario.ca/Programs/Officiating/PathwaystoUmpireCertification.aspx
Anyone interested can also submit their name to Badminton Ontario using this survey link: https://forms.gle/bR7J6tRoGBrsum1Q9
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Upcoming tournaments for the 2019-2020 Season: This year TDBA will be holding a tryout for the Ontario Winter Games at the beginning of November. We are looking for 6 boys and 6 girls to represent our district to compete against the other 6 districts in Ontario. The Winter Games takes place every 2 years. Perhaps this is your year to be part of TDBA's Winter Games Badminton Team!! The TDBA Masters will take place at Epic in the middle of November. We plan on holding a TDBA Jr. C Tournament at the end of March. The TDBA Open School Tournament will be taking place in at the beginning of May and will run the same weekend as OFFSA. Please refer to our "Tournaments" for updates.
Peel Badminton Club's Free Coaching for New Members: The club opened on January 9, 2016. All students in the Brampton area are welcome. Coaching is geared towards students playing for their badminton team at school or wanting to compete in other tournaments. Please click on the tab below to find out more details about the FREE COACHING FOR NEW MEMBERS.
Etobicoke Junior Badminton Club: Please note the the Etobicoke Junior Badminton Club is looking for new players that are highschool age. Friday sessions are from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for younger players and 8:00 to 10:00 pm for high school age youths. They also have Wednesday training session from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for Friday members by invitaiton. Please contact them if you are interested. Their contact information is listed under our Where to PLAY tab.
The Where to Play lists clubs that are affiliated with TDBA. If you are interested in affiliation, please click the Affiliation button. If you would like to know more, please feel free to contact us.
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1. TDBA OWG Tryout - Nov. 3 at Mandarin BC
(Ontario Winter Games)
2. 2019-20 TDBA Masters - November 16-17 at Epic
3. 2020 TDBA Jr. C Tournament- March 21-22 OR
4. 2020 TDBA Open School Tournament - May 2-3
at Progress BC