Judges/Coaches CONFERENCE!


It's Almost Here....Are you ready to KICKSTART your twirling season off right..... Excited for KICKSTART 2014 Guest Instructors: Cheryl Wimberley, Sean Wimberley, Chelsea Russell, Harlie Dale, Deardra Leslie, Mimi Brazil, Kevan Latrace, Satyne Ward, Amy Genton, Special Dance Guest Instructors: Janice Van Dyk Sports Psychologist Speaker: Stephanie Merenda Lots of great tools for your athletes, great workshops for coaches and judges, lots of parent classes to learn more about our sport, supporting your athlete, clearking! See you soon-- Sheraton/Best Western Parkway 600Highway 7 East, Markham. The whole convention in one location for the weekend. Book now under: Dance/Twirling convention



CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL CNBTA ATHLETES who competed in this past weekend National trial selection! Team Canada has been selected and we look forward to you all shining bright on the world stage in ITALY 2015! reminder: Tracksuit and practise outfit attire sizing is due. You will be contacted soon to finalize your sizing! Once again Congratulations TEAM CANADA

Rules Manual, CNBTA Music,


Reminder all coaches and judges the CNBTA Rules Manual with all technical rules, guidelines for events etc.. is available anytime. As well CNBTA music is available as well. If interested please contact Satyne Ward-Assistant Technical Director satyneward@gmail.com anytime

CNBTA Scoresheets


Coming soon all CNBTA Scoresheets will be available on LINE for any member. It is a great tool to use when training your athletes! Know whats on the scoresheet. NEW 2013--CNBTA will be using the NEW Modeling and NEW X Strut Scoresheet. COaches and Judges be familiar with these new items. Any questions please contact Satyne Ward- Assistant Technical Director satyneward@gmail.com Judges please contact Deardraleslie@gmail.com



WBTF and NBTA members sat together at the Same table and have done an amazing thing for the SPORT of Baton---we are especially proud of our CNBTA members: Darlene King and Amy Williams who were instrumental from the ground up!! PRESS RELEASE The November 23-24, 2013 combined meeting of the World Baton Twirling Federation (WBTF) and World Federation of National Baton Twirling Associations (WFNBTA) resulted in the structure of a union to organize an umbrella organization. The official name of the union will be announced in January of 2014. The Executive Committee comprised of both organizations was formed for the new organization’s governmental structure. The following officials were elected to positions: Sandi Wiemers, President; Beverly Johnson, Vice President; Jean Patrick Rousset, Vice President; Maurizio Chizzoli, Vice President; Jeff Johnson, Secretary General; Paul Rutten, Treasurer; Amy Williams & Moto Tsuchiya, Sport Administrators; Christine Bel, Paola DeMarchi, Darlene King, Dale White and Jackie Stewart, Technical Members; Martin Schuchmann, Veronique Tassy and Denise Pearse, Executive Committee Members at Large. The Executive created an initial project for the future by establishing a Grand Prix competition to be held August 10-11, 2015 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, CANADA, where competitors from both organizations will compete in Solo, Two Baton and Teams. More details to follow in due course. Please disseminate this information to your membership. The World Federation of National Baton Twirling Federations (WFNBTA) is a newly formed global organization representing 18 countries in North America and Europe governing all aspects of the sport of the baton twirling operating in each member country as a National Baton Twirling Association (NBTA). The World Baton Twirling Federation (WBTF) formed in 1979, represents 23 countries throughout the world as the international federation governing all aspects of the sport of baton twirling worldwide, either directly or through its national member bodies. For further information contact: sportadministrator@wbtf.org