Membership

Badminton BC is the provincial sport organization responsible for developing and promoting the sport of Badminton in the Province of British Columbia. In partnership with Badminton Canada, we provide programs and services designed for the badminton enthusiast, competitive & recreational player, certified coach, and certified official. If you are a player, coach, or official wishing to take part in a Badminton BC tournaments, clinics, workshop, or camps, you must be a current member.

Badminton BC Membership 

The new Badminton BC Membership Model and Fee Structure & Badminton Canada National Player Database is ready for full implementation.  Please read carefully before proceeding with membership application or renewal:

 

BADMINTON CANADA NATIONAL DATABASE GUIDELINES

 

These guidelines have been developed with the goal of assisting all new and renewing members in  navigating the new Badminton Canada National Database and successfully transition all data.

These guidelines are organic and will be updated based on testing and feedback from customers.

 

1. New Membership

I am a new member wanting to purchase membership for the very first time.

 

Step 1 - Using my preferred web browser, go to  http://www.badminton.ca/Home 


Step 2 - Click Login

 

 

 

Step 3 - Click Sign Up

 

 

 

Step 4 - select Join Now

 

 

 

Step 5 - Select Badminton British Columbia

 

 

 

Step 6 - Click the “I agree to these rules and regulations” box

 

Step 7 - Click Next

 

Step 8 - Complete the requested information and click Next

 

 

Step 9 - From the drop down menu select the appropriate membership type for the level of tournaments you intend to play:

 

National – includes all Badminton Canada National tournaments, and  Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional or local tournaments within British Columbia.


Provincial – includes, all Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional and local tournaments, only. 


Recreational – includes, all Badminton British Columbia regional or local tournaments, only. Exception, it does allow access to Badminton British Columbia regional, Junior B, regional Junior B or Futures ranking tournaments .

 

 

 

Step 10 - Next select the Zone within British Columbia in which you play then select the Club that you belong to. If you do not see your club listed select BC – Zone x - Other where x is the Zone number in which you play and click Next.

Note: if you are not a resident of British Columbia select Zone BC – Zone 0 – Other and club Zone BC – Zone 0 – Other

 

Step 11 - Select “I want to create a new account” and complete the requested information and click Submit

 

Step 12 - Payment  Complete the registration process by paying for the membership.

 

Step 13 - You will receive automated instructions to Activate your account.

 

You can now use your account to locate and enter tournaments run by Badminton British Columbia or Badminton Canada.

 

2. Renew My Membership

I am a current member Badminton British Columbia and I have a standard Tournament Software account.

Accounts in the Tournament Software domain cannot be used to enter either Badminton British Columbia or Badminton Canada tournaments after June 1, 2016.
To be able to enter Badminton British Columbia or Badminton Canada tournaments a player must meet the following criteria:

Must have an account within the Badminton Canada/Badminton British Columbia  domain
This account must be active (i.e. a valid membership has been purchased for 2016-2017)
The membership expiry date is after the last day of the tournament for which entry is being sought.
The membership meets or exceeds the entry requirements of the tournament. For example a National membership grants access to all tournament whereas, a Recreational membership is valid only for regional or local tournaments but not for Badminton British Columbia or Badminton Canada ranking tournaments.

 

Steps to Renew (this will be the majority of all Badminton BC members)

To link an existing Tournament Software standard account to the Badminton Canada domain, the player has to go to http://www.badminton.ca/Home and then follow these steps:

Step 1       Click on Login

 

Step 2       Enter your Login Name and Password from your existing Tournament Software account

 

Step 3       Select Preview  from the drop menu options for your account

 

Step 4       Select Link to Badminton Canada

 

Step 5      At Link Your Account to Badminton Canada, fill in your Member ID, date of birth (DOB) and gender. Enter your 4 or 5 digit membership number with BC in front of the numbers. If your number is 1234 enter as BC1234. The program is case sensitive so be sure to capitalize BC and do not add any spaces. hyphens or dashes. 

 

If the system finds a match then click on Register.  If there is not a match, you will need to register as a new player or contact Badminton British Columbia by :

At the registration page select Badminton British Columbia
Click the Accept Rules and Regulations box, and click Next
Complete the Requested Information, and click Next
Select the appropriate Membership Type for the level of tournaments you intend to play:

National – includes all Badminton Canada National tournaments, and  Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional or local tournaments within British Columbia.


Provincial – includes, all Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional and local tournaments, only. 


Recreational – includes, all Badminton British Columbia regional or local tournaments, only. Exception, it does allow access to Badminton British Columbia regional, Junior B, regional Junior B or Futures ranking tournaments .

Next select the Zone in which you play then select the Club that you belong to. If you do not see your club listed select No, and click Next.


Select I want to create a new account and complete the requested information and click Submit


Complete the registration process by paying for the membership
You will receive automated instructions to activate your account.
You can now enter your account to find and enter tournaments run by Badminton BC or Badminton Canada.

 

3. Renew My Membership (for new Badminton BC memberships between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016)

I purchased a new Badminton BC membership during the 2015-2016 membership year and are simply renewing my membership for 2016-2017. It should be noted that on June 1, 2016 the following criteria were put in place to be able to enter Badminton British Columbia or Badminton Canada tournaments:

Must have an account within the Badminton Canada domain
This account must be active (i.e. a valid membership has been purchased for 2016-2017
The membership expiry date is after the last day of the tournament for which entry is being sought
The membership meets or exceeds the entry requirements of the tournament.

 

Take These Steps to Renew your Membership

Go to http://www.badminton.ca/Home  and then follow these steps:

Step 1 - Click on Continue

Step 2 - Enter your Member ID and password from your existing Badminton British Columbia/ Badminton Canada account. Enter your 4 or 5 digit membership number with BC in front of the numbers. If your number is 1234 enter as BC1234. The program is case sensitive so be sure to capitalize BC and do not add any spaces. hyphens or dashes. 

Step 3 - At the registration page select Badminton British Columbia

Step 4 - Click Accept the Rules and Regulations box, and click Next

Step 5 - Complete the Requested Information, and click Next

Step 6 - Select the appropriate membership type for the level of tournaments you intend to play:

National – includes all Badminton Canada National tournaments, and  Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional or local tournaments within British Columbia.


Provincial – includes, all Badminton British Columbia provincial, regional and local tournaments, only. 


Recreational – includes, all Badminton British Columbia regional or local tournaments, only. Exception, it does allow access to Badminton British Columbia regional, Junior B, regional Junior B or Futures ranking tournaments.

Step 7 - Next select the Zone in which you play then select the Club that you belong to. If you do not see your club listed select No and click Continue


Step 8 - Select “I want to create a new account” and complete the requested information and click Submit.


Step 9 - Payment completes the registration process for membership.

Last updated <August 31, 2016> 

 

Apply online for your Badminton BC Membership! Your membership supports the association's efforts to promote and develop the sport of badminton in British Columbia and beyond. In value, here are just a few of the benefits you will receive:  

For a full list of membership benefits, visit the benefits overview!

The Badminton BC membership year is June 1  - May 31 annually. Badminton Canada player licences can also be purchased for the next season beginning at this time.

Membership ID Numbers

Each Badminton BC member, whether a player, coach, official, or volunteer, receives a unique lifetime membership ID number (eg BC1234). These numbers are to be used specifically when registering for tournaments both online (through Tournament Software) and on paper entry forms. These are 4 or 5 digit numbers and begin with BC. Example: If your number is 123 you will enter it as BC0123. 

Forgot your ID number? Not to worry! Check the updated list of all member IDs on the website. Enter your number exactly as shown on the website. 

History

Badminton BC was formed in February 1925. Since then, the association has actively worked towards promoting the sport, providing continuity in the programs and services for its members, and competitive and development opportunities for players, coaches, officials and volunteers throughout the province. 

Badminton BC Membership Development Support Grant

The Membership Development Support Grant (MDSG) has been established to initiate, promote and support activities of individual badminton clubs in strengthening the Society; support membership development growth at clubs and with Badminton BC; reward clubs that are involved with membership in Badminton BC; and act as an incentive for future membership recruitment with Badminton BC.

See the list of  Membership Development Support Grant Recipients here.

Learn more about this program by reading the MDSG full description document.

Any inquires regarding the MDSG program or membership can be forwarded to Badminton BC.