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Recent News

* SPONSOR ALERT *
OCT 20, 2019

We're excited to announce that North Central Badminton Academy was successfully awarded funding through viaSport's Hosting BC grant in the amount of $7,500 in support of the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship!  Thank you @viaSportBC for providing the funding.  Because of your support athletes, officials, volunteers and spectators will be treated to an exceptional experience in Prince George!


"September Early Bird Entry Winner"
OCT 20, 2019

Look at these two! They are just so happy for Joanne Smith who won September's early bird draw! $50 Gift Certificate at the Teasure Cove Casino! Congratulations Joanne!


"Getting to Know Prince George Tip#1"
OCT 20, 2019

Winner of September's Early Bird Registration Draw will be announced shortly. In the meantime check out where the Host Hotels and Welcome Reception will take place! <SOUND ON> Comment and let us know what else you would like to see to get to know more about your host city!   https://www.facebook.com/lisa.davison.5496/videos/1460787470726615/?t=0


"August Early Bird Entry Winner"
OCT 20, 2019

Owen Harding you are our first early bird entry winner! Congratulations you will be receiving a $50.00 Gift Certificate to dine at Prince George's Northern Lights Estate Winery! The draw for September will be coming up soon and everyone that entered in August is entered back into the draw. #DYK that you can enter the event even if you do not know your partners yet? Yes you can.


"Registration Now Open"
AUG 3, 2019

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! If you enter between August 3rd and November 30, 2019 the Host Committee will put your name into a draw to win a PRIZE! Each month we will draw a LUCKY WINNER!

http://badmintoncanada.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=1336C2DF-5B2A-4EC7-BC39-030A8C18536B


"What does Northern BC have to offer?"
JUL 27, 2019

An official welcome to Prince George, where urban sophistication and spectacular wilderness live distinctively side by side. Prince George is the only community in northern BC that offers the amenities and benefits of a thriving city within mere minutes of beautiful, pristine forests. It is worth noting what Northern BC has to offer in event you wish to extend your stay! Watching the video just might provide you with some hints to the Theme Night too! Theme announcement will be at the end of September!    " This is Northern Routes" video .


* SPONSOR ALERT *
JUL 27, 2019

* SPONSOR ALERT * We are pleased to announce another sponsor for the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship.  Thank you Tourism Prince George for helping make this event happen and becoming our first "SOCIAL" sponsor!   Tourism Prince George has already provided enthusiastic support for this event including preparation of the final bid package, attendance at the 2018 event to promote 2020, a travel grant for organizers to acquire key knowledge and promote 2020 and hours of in-kind contributions and feedback.


"Hotels Now Taking Reservations"
JUL 15, 2019

Host Hotels are now open for reservations! The Coast Hotel Prince George and Courtyard Marriott are superb hotels and within one block of each other, a 7 minute shuttle away from the venue and a hop skip and jump away from Two Rivers Gallery where the Welcome Reception will be held!  Further details can be found here.


"20/20 vision in 2006 continues to create economic opportunities"
JUL 3, 2019

FUNDING PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT!   In less than 12 months, the Northern Sport Centre will be hosting Canada's best master badminton players for the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championships!   Northern Development Initiative Trust says, 


"Charity of Choice" Announcement
JUN 25, 2019

North Central Badminton Academy announces Charity of Choice for the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship | Prince George, BC | For Immediate Release | June 25th, 2019

The 72nd annual Canadian Masters Badminton Championship is coming to Prince George and North Central Badminton Academy (NCBA) is thrilled to announce that our charity of choice is Kidsport Prince George.


* SPONSOR ALERT *
JUN 22, 2019

North Central Badminton Academy is pleased to introduce our newest sponsor for the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship. Thank you Concept Design for helping make this event happen and becoming our first "FRASER" sponsor!


"What is 2020 Committee is Striving For?"
JUN 8, 2019

OUR VISION | Together we will honour the spirit and passion of Prince George and Northern BC offering extraordinary and fascinating experiences for all Canadians and travellers abroad.  Learn more about what your hosts mission, goals and objectives are:  https://www.mastersbadminton2020.ca/about/vision-and-mission . 


"Prince George wins the bid to Host 2020"
MAY 6, 2019

In June of 2017 the North Central Badminton Academy (NCBA) was awarded the honour to host the 2020 Canadian Masters Badminton Championship in Prince George.  In August of 2017, with the support of Tourism PG, the City of Prince George, Badminton BC and the Northern Sports Centre we officially made the announcement! 


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