EDBA Annual Meeting (#1) – Sept 1, 2016 (Thursday)

Dear EDBA Board and Representative Committee,

Welcome to another new EDBA badminton season! Please find as follows information regarding the next EDBA meeting:

Date: September 1, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Activity Room #4, Central Lions Senior Rec Centre, 11113 113 St, Edmonton

Attached are the proposed agenda for the meeting and draft minutes of the June 2, 2016 EDBA meeting. As noted previously, the September 1, 2016 meeting also serves as EDBA’s 2016/17 Annual General Meeting during which 2016/17 EDBA Officers will be elected as per EDBA Bylaws. If you have any questions regarding helping the EDBA Board in whatever capacity, please don’t hesitate to let me know.

Looking forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

James Lin, P.Eng.
Edmonton District Badminton Association

Sep 1, 2016 EDBA Annual General Meeting

Dear EDBA Board and Representative Committee,

I hope you are all having a wonderful summer so far. As we welcome the start of another badminton season, please note that the first EDBA Meeting for 2016/17 will be on Thursday September 1, 2016 starting at 6:30 p.m. As per EDBA Bylaw, the September Meeting will also serve as the EDBA Annual General Meeting (AGM). Additional information regarding the Sept 1, 2016 meeting will be provided shortly once the details have been finalized.

All board positions are open for election at the Sep 1, 2016 AGM. I urge you to consider sitting as a EDBA Board member for 2016/17. In particular, any help you can extend in Secretary and Treasurer duties will be most appreciated. The EDBA has continued to grow and serve as Edmonton’s largest organized body for badminton. We are also the largest and most well run provincial badminton zone in Alberta. Our success doesn’t just happen by chance and EDBA’s accomplishments to date would not have been possible without the many hours of volunteer help put in by individuals who, like you, are dedicated to the sport of badminton. Every EDBA Club has enjoyed the benefits resulting from these volunteer work. I trust you will do your best to contribute in some part to this volunteer pool in helping manage the EDBA and ensure the organization’s success as it continues to grow. If you have any questions regarding volunteering for the EDBA in whatever capacity, please feel free to let me know.

Have a great week and enjoy the rest of the summer!

James Lin, P.Eng.
Edmonton District Badminton Association

August 2016 – Free plays (open to the public)

To promote summer badminton with Edmonton communities, the EDBA will continue to offer free badminton to the public (including both EDBA and non-EDBA members) as follows:


Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016
Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016
Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016


1:30 pm to 3:30 pm


Gym #2, Saville Community Sports Centre (11520 65 Ave, Edmonton; see https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/”/saville+community+sports+centre/@53.501842,-113.6024908,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x53a0220fa6b74e69:0xf2dcb5f76edd482d!2m2!1d-113.5324513!2d53.5018625 for a location map ).

Other information:

Shuttles will be provided by the EDBA. Both adult and junior players are welcome. Players must wear proper, non-marking indoor court shoes.

Matches are limited to two games after which the players must vacate their court and wait for their next turn to play. Games must follow the Rally Point System (21 points). Singles games are not permitted if there are others waiting for an available court.