Team BC

Want to play for Team BC?

Team BC brings together the best badminton athletes, coaches, and mission staff to represent British Columbia at the Canada Winter Games and Western Canada Summer Games. Before each competition, Badminton BC conducts a series of trials to select the top ten athletes (5 male and 5 female) from the U23 age group to compete at the Games.

The individuals selected to Team BC athletes are the next generation of junior national and national team athletes. Athletes are provided with enhanced training and competitive opportunities, science and medicine services and support with the goal of personal bests and podium performance at the Games.

Questions? Check out the Team BC website or consult our FAQs below.

 

              

 

TEAM BC - 2015 Canada Winter Games

 

Kylie Cheng Jodi Fei James Ho Alex Lin Joshua Liu
Allan Ng Qingzi Ouyang Alexa Wu Duncan Yao Samantha Zheng
 
Abdul Shaikh
(Coach)
Phyllis Chan
(Manager)
  Harmony Ky
(Women's Alternate)
Jack Lin
(Men's Alternate)

 

 

TEAM BC - 2015 Western Canada Summer Games

Trials to join Team BC – 2015 Western Canada Summer Games will be held soon. Stay tuned for more info.

 

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How are athletes selected for Team BC?

Badminton BC sets the criteria and plans the selection process for Team BC in alignment with the sport technical package for badminton. Trials typically begin around nine months prior to the start of the Games, and will be well advertised on Badminton BC's website and social media channels.

 

How can being part of Team BC help athletes?

Team BC athletes are the next generation of junior national and national team athletes. They are provided with enhanced training and competitive opportunities, science and medicine services and support with the goal of personal bests and podium performance at the Games.

 

What is the “Team BC Program?”

The Team BC program is about building excellence. It is a collaborative effort of partners to prepare, select and service athletes to ensure optimal performance at the Games. The Province of BC provides funding for the program, which is managed by the BC Games Society with integration with Canadian Sport Institute-Pacific and Sport Med BC.

 

What are the Canada Winter Games?

The Canada Winter Games are a national multi-sport competition with participation from every province and territory in Canada and take place every four years.

 

What are the Western Canada Summer Games?

The Western Canada Summer Games bi-sect the Canada Summer Games and provide an opportunity for BC's top age-class athletes to test their athletic talent against the best in the west.

 

Why is competing for Team BC important?

For some athletes, the Canada Winter Games or Western Canada Summer Games are a goal along the way to what they hope will be success in sport at major multi-sport Games including Olympic and Paralympic Games. For others, the Games are the goal, their personal dream. Competing for Team BC brings you one step closer to these dreams and provides athletes with the unique opportunity to get to know other Canadians and form a lifetime of memories in one of Canada's greatest celebrations of sport.