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2022 Manitoba Winter Games - Badminton
Each region has across Manitoba has multiple leaders for badminton that have been instrumental in growing our sport. It is the Manitoba Badminton Association’s goal to include as many of these leaders as possible in the 2022 Manitoba Winter Games powered by Manitoba Hydro.
Each region requires:
1 Head Coach
1 Assistant Coach
*At least one male and one female required across all three positions
We are asking all interested Coaches and Managers to please apply using the application form here.
The Manitoba Badminton Association will work hard to involve applicants in the Manitoba Winter Games process in the event of a surplus of applicants in any of the regions.
2022 Badminton Competition Basics
Teams: East, West, North, South & Winnipeg (2 teams; Blue & Gold)
Born in 2008 or later, 5 Male & 5 Female, 1 Head Coach, 1 Assistant Coach & 1 Manager
Born in 2006 or later, 5 Male & 5 Female, 1 Head Coach, 1 Assistant Coach & 1 Manager
Athletes will all participate in both an Individual and Team Event
Individual Event: Elimination Draw of 16 teams for boys’ and girls’ doubles, Elimination Draw of 8 for mixed doubles; Coaches will assign players to boys’ doubles, girls’ doubles or mixed doubles
*Tentative/preferred format based off of 2018 Games, but subject to court availability at 2022 venue
Team Event: Round Robin followed by Playoff; Coach will assign team line-up prior to each team matchup
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Badminton has been a part of the Manitoba Winter Games (MWG) for a long time and the tradition will continue in 2022.
Athletes participating in Manitoba Winter Games Powered by MB Hydro are identified for further competitive opportunities with Badminton Manitoba.
Each Region will have its own specific development and qualification process. Please check our website for updates and more info on your regional tryouts and training opportunities.
Team Competition was introduced at the 2018 MWG. Team competition is a large part of the international badminton scene and brings many benefits such as teamwork, camaraderie and excitement. Team Competition is the basis of competition for the Western Canadian Team Championships, Canada Winter Games and some international events such as Thomas and Uber Cups. We wanted to align our Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games with these competitions so that athletes at our developmental level can also feel like the pros!
Want to know more about the 2022 Manitoba Winter Games hosts? Check out this article: https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/getting-to-know-your-2022-manitoba-games-host/
For Regional Boundaries go here (https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Regional-Map.pdf)
Previous Manitoba Games:
- 2018 - Thompson
- 2016 - Steinbach
- 2014 - Winkler/Morden
- 2012 - Swan Valley
- 2010 - Portage la Prairie
- 2008 - Carman
- 2006 - Beasejour
- 2004 - Dauphin
- 2002 - The Pas/OCN
- 2000 - Virden
- 1998 - Gimli
- 1996 - Morden
- 1994 - Thompson
- 1992 - Minnedosa/Neepawa
- 1990 - Carman
- 1988 - Beasejour/Pinawa
- 1986 - Flin Flon