Athletes

Tournaments

Tournaments are a great way to push yourself phycially and mentally, as well as meet new people. Badminton Nova Scotia offers three types of tournaments: Club Series, Provincial Series and Atlantic Series. All ages and all skill levels are welcome at all tournaments.

Club Series

Club Series tournaments are held in multiple locations around the province. These tournaments are mixed and doubles events only. 


Local Round Robins

Provincial Series

Provincial Series events are provincial level tournaments; they include Junior and Senior events. 


Club Series

Atlantic Series

Atlantic Series Tournaments are the premiere events in the Atlantic region attracting the top athletes from the atlantic region and beyond.


Atlantic Series

Atlantic Series Tournaments

Provincial Series Tournaments

Club Series Tournaments

Programs

Badminton Nova Scotia is proud to offer many programs for all ages and abilities

Provincial Team

The Nova Scotia Provincial team is a high performance program for athletes of all ages who seek to represent nova scotia nationally and internationally.


Provincial Team

High Performance Initiative

The high perfomrance initiative is a program developed with Badminton New Brunswick and Badminton PEI. The program seeks to grow high level badminton in the atlantic through cooperation.


High Performance Initiative

Introduction to Badminton

Introduction to badminton is a program for children which introduces them to badminton as a recreation and social pasttime.


Introduction To Badminton

Provincial Team Objectives

The provincial team is the center of Badminton Nova Scotia’s high performance plan. It seeks to develop athletes who will become Nova Scotia’s representatives on the National and International Stages. It is our hope that every high perfomance badminton athlete in Nova Scotia will join the provincial team. 

Adhear to the LTAD Framework

Badminton Nova Scotia aims to provide a Training and Development experience for Junior Badminton Players/Athletes aligned with Badminton Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Framework – Badminton for Life.

Expose players to the 5 C’s Approach

Badminton Nova Scotia aims to ensure that the Provincial Team Program provides Badminton Players/Athletes within Nova Scotia a high performance support system as well as enhancing the profile and grassroots development of the sport of Badminton across the province.

Develop a System of High Performance Developm

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Support our Community

Badminton Nova Scotia aims to provide a developmentally attentive, supportive and healthy environment where young people can have the opportunity to enhance their Developmental Assets by building skills, relationships, values and self-perceptions that all young people need to succeed in life and badminton.

Abide by the True Sport Pinciples

Badminton Nova Scotia aims to support and promote the True Sport Principles and is dedicated to the belief that good sport can make a great difference in our communities and province.

Why Join the Provincial Team?

The provincial continues to grow and evolve and is dedicated to following the Long Term Athlete Development framework created by Badminton Canada. Being on the provincial team benefits athletes, coaches, and the community. We strive to unite the top talent in our region to be the best we can be.

Coaching

Some of the top coaches in the province are associated with the provincial team. The seek to better all members of the team and to provide diverse coaching methods for all athletes.

Eligible to Represent NS

Badminton Canada requires that all athletes at National Championships and Canada Games be sanctioned by their Provincial Sport Organization. Only athletes who are members in good standing of the provincial team are eligible for sanctioning. 

Funding

We are committed to supporting our athletes in achieving their goals. Provincial team athletes who achieve excpetional levels of success maybe eligible for financial assistance for training or competitions. 

How to Join the Team?

Joining the team requires athletes to compete in the provincial series tournaments. Athletes may be identified to join the team by a provincial team coach or can aproach any coach of the team if they wish to considared for the team.

More about the NS Provincial Team

The provincial team program has a lot to offer athletes and coaches to learn more about the program and how to become a member click the link below.

Learn More

Support Team

Badminton Nova Scotia is proud to have a strong coaching team supporting our athletes during training and competition 

Elliott Beals

Canada Games Coach

Elliott Beals is a masterful coach and player. He is a Certified Competition Development Coach and is the reigning national champion in serveral masters level events. We are proud to have Elliott Beals on our team.


Vacant

Canada Games Manager

This position is vacant see job posting for more details


Robert Procter 

Provincial Team Head Coach

Robert Proctor is dedicated coach and volunteer. He has successfully grown the Nova Scotia provinical team program since 2013. Rob has a keen eye for technique and instills strong technical skills upon all his athletes.


Patrick Thompson

Associate Coach

Patrick Thompson is a graceful player and has a wealth of knowledge about badminton. He is also persuing certification as a competition development NCCP certified coach.


Introduction to Badminton

Introduction to badminton is a program at the Canada Games Center which runs for 10 weeks in the spring and winter. 

Coaching

Coached by NCCP certified coach Patrick Thompson

Times

See Events Calendar

Ages

Age 5 – 8: Intro to Badminton
Age 9 – 16: Intro to Badminton
Age 9 – 16: Intermediate

Location

Canada Games Center:
26 Thomas Raddall Dr, Halifax

High Performance Initiative

The Atlantic High Performance Initiative is a program which sees the maritime provinces collaborating to elevate the level of training in the martitimes region. 

Learn More

National Competition

Badminton Nova Scotia is a strong supporter of national competition and strives to support athletes in national and international competition 

National Tournaments


National Tournaments

Team Selection


Team Selection

Supporting Members


Supporting Members

National Tournaments

National Competitions are high level sporting events where our athletes represent Nova Scotia and compete against some of Canada’s best badminton players.

See Upcoming National Events Below:

Team Selection

Badminton Nova Scotia’s high performance committee in cooperation with Canada Sport Center Atlantic have developed minimum selection criteria to be considared for athlete support (including Canada Games) by Badminton Nova Scotia.


The criteria are as follows:
1. Be a Member of the Nova Scotia Provincial Team
2. Meet the Nova Scotia Provincial team minimum fitness requirement
3. Compete in all Atlantic Series Tournaments*
*subject to change given out of province study or medical exemptions

See our rules and regulations for full details.

Rankings

Below you can find the complete rankings for the Provincial, Atlantic and National level competitions

Provincial Rankings

The Provincial Series rankings can be found at the link below. They are used to seed the Provincial Championships.


Provincial Rankings

Atlantic Rankings

The Atlantic Series Rankings can be found below. They are used to seed the Atlantic Series Tournaments and the Atlantic Championships


Atlantic Rankings

National Rankings

The national rankings can be found below. See how the nations top players are ranked!


National Rankings

Memberships

Badminton Nova Scotia requires that all athletes attending our events be a member. Our membership is tiered such that you can buy the membership which best matches your needs.

Recreational

Most popular

$  20/ yr.

  • Access to BNS supported programming
  • Insurance through BNS
  • Play in one BNS tournament
  • Preferred rates on shuttles and gear
  • Welcome to participate in Badminton ‘Fun days’
Sign UP

Provincial

Most popular

$ 40 / yr.

  • All privileges of a recreational membership
  • Eligible for Provincial Team and Canada Games Team selection
  • Unlimited entries to BNS events
Sign UP

National

$ 60 / yr.

  • All privileges of a Provincial Membership
  • Eligible to enter Elite/National tournaments
Sign UP

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