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Dec 3, 2020 PHO Order Updates

Dear Sports Leaders:

I am writing as a follow-up to the PHO announcement from Dr. Bonnie Henry on December 2nd 2020. We have participated on a call with viaSport to get some clarification for Badminton and have some updates to share with you on the Province-Wide sport restrictions. There have been further updates to the restrictions announced in the written Order, which is accessible here, that you will want to review and communicate to your players.

The Ministry of Health reminds us that the intention of the restrictions is to minimize the number of people we interact with and reduce travel in order to significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission. As you know, travel and interactions are a key part of the sport experience, however, during this very critical time in this current pandemic, it is important all travel and interaction, including those for sport, be put on pause.

Specifically, the updates include:

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Official Notice from BBC on PHO updates

November 11, 2020: Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley restrictions PHO Order

We at Badminton BC would like to send you a formal update on the situation of PHO order and keeping ourselves and our community safe.

The order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) about Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley restrictions is now final and posted on the Province's website.  Since Dr. Henry’s press conference relating to the Order on Saturday, November 7, 2020 we have been working closely with the Province on the Order’s development.
Thank you for your patience and leadership as we navigate the many gray areas together.
 
 The Order and what it means to sport:
 
The Order States:
“No person or municipality may provide or host and no person may participate in an indoor sport unless the sport involves no physical contact between the participants.”

 

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Update: on November 7, 2020 PHO order

Dear Sports Leaders,

On November 10, 2020 we received new updates on the previously posted Provincial Health Officer Order.  The order is now in place till Monday, November 23, 2020 and it applies to the following communities within the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions

Abbotsford

Lions Bay

Richmond

Agassiz

Maple Ridge

Sunshine Coast Regional District

Burnaby

Mission

Surrey

Chilliwack

New Westminster

Squamish

Coquitlam

North Vancouver

Vancouver

Delta

Pemberton

West Vancouver

Fraser Valley Regional District

Pitts Meadows

Whistler

Hope

Port Coquitlam

White Rock

Howe Sound

Port Moody

 

Langley

Qathet Regional District (Powell River area)

 

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11/09/2020-New Provincial Health Officer Order
10/05/2020-OBITUARY - KEITH ANTON (1954-2020)
09/18/2020-Badminton BC's 2020 Annual General Meeting

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News - Competitions & Events

COMPLIMENTARY HIGH PERFORMANCE TRAINING LESSON FOR YOUTH

Organized by Badminton BC and sponsored by Wings Badminton & SJBC 

This is a fun 3 hours complimentray training opportunity for advance high performance badminton players age 12 to 17.  Involving high level, dynamic training lesson, concentrating on footwork, sparring and mini tournament.  Only 6 spots are available for this session, more sessions may be available in the future depending on the responses. 

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Badminton BC's Response to COVID-19

For Immediate Release - March 12, 2020 - (Vancouver, BC)

 

After consultation with our Board of Directors and our administrative staff, Badminton BC has decided to cancel all Junior Provincial Championship Events for the 2019-2020 Season due to the growing health concerns surrounding COVID-19. It is our priority to keep the health of all our members in mind and to ensure that all necessary safety measures are in place proactively to prevent an outbreak within our community. In view of the recent impact of COVID-19, we are closely following the guidelines provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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COVID-19 Preventive Measures

Badminton BC and Badminton Canada is currently monitoring the issue of the Coronavirus and its potential spread in Canada. Currently the health risk in Canada is still Low. 

 

However, we recognize that this is a growing concern among our community and we would like to be proactive around this matter to ensure that everyone feels safe at our upcoming tournaments. The following are suggestions of preventive measures one may take during this time.

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - 2020 Ogopogo Masters and Open Tournament

ONLINE ENTRY IS OPEN for the 2020 Ogopogo Master Series #4 & Open Series #5 | March 27-29, 2020.  Registration link here: https://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=809EFF8F-C4CB-405B-B143-4668020B7B65

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - 2020 Kamloops Junior B

ONLINE ENTRY IS OPEN for the 2020 Kamloops Junior B  - BC Junior B Series Event #11 | March 20-22, 2020.  Registration link here: https://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=41CA7285-79B0-4215-9FAB-76C16EAD9D1D

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Novice Mixed Doubles VLTBC Recreational Masters event!

Novice Adult Mixed Doubles 

To be held THURSDAY JANUARY 23RD 6:00 -10 :00 pm.  Here is a great way for novice masters players to get some competition and have some fun 
at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club $20 or $55 includes Saturday Night Dinner and Dance.  SPACE IS LIMITED and schedule will be set once entries are received.  TO REGISTER EMAIL  badminton@vanlawn.com


 

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! BC Junior B Series #8

ONLINE ENTRY IS OPEN for the 2020 Shuttlesport Junior B #4 - BC Junior B Series Event #3 | January 25-26, 2020 Shuttlesport Badminton.  Registration link here: http://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=6F02650B-1A22-4C8D-A1E6-F74C7E06ED51.



 

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 2020 VLTBC Masters Tournament

Early bird entry ends January 6th | Entry closes January 16th, 2020

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