Why join NOBA?

NOBA Affiliation

The Northern Ontario Badminton Association (NOBA) is the organization that is resposible for managing and supporting badminton in the following regions of Northern Ontario (Kenora District, Rainy River District, Thunder Bay District, Algoma District, Cochrane District, Manitoulin District, Nipissing District, Sudbury District, Sudbury Regional Municipality, and Timiskaming District). Our association is dedicated to our clubs and it's members, and want to offer as much support as we can.

Below are the benefits to clubs and their members of joining as a NOBA club:

  • Participate in NOBA events at reduced rates

  • Take advantage of great insurance rates through Badminton Ontario's plan

  • Have your club listed on the NOBA and Badminton Ontario websites

  • Assistance organizing and promoting tournaments

  • Allows athletes to compete in Badminton Ontario sanctioned tournaments

  • Junior athletes are eligible to join the NOBA Team at the Ontario Winter/Summer Games

  • Athletes qualify for NOBA district level rankings

The Northern Ontario Badminton Association (NOBA) is the organization that is responsible for managing and supporting badminton in the following regions of Northern Ontario (Kenora District, Rainy River District, Thunder Bay District, Algoma District, Cochrane District, Manitoulin District, Nipissing District, Sudbury District, Sudbury Regional Municipality, and Timiskaming District). Our association is dedicated to our clubs and its members, and has a number of benefits that come with affiliation.

We have two different affiliation options for clubs.

Option 1: NOBA Base Membership

This membership is ideal for clubs looking to take affiliate and get the perks that NOBA has to offer.

The benefits of this level of affiliation include:

  • Club is listed on the NOBA website.

  • Members can participate in NOBA sanctioned events and district championships.

  • Members are eligible to run for a position on the NOBA Executive.

Option 2: NOBA PLUS Membership

This membership is ideal for clubs looking to take affiliate and get the perks that NOBA, Badminton Ontario, and Badminton Canada have to offer.

The benefits of this level of affiliation include:

  • All of the benefits from the NOBA Base Membership.

  • Clubs is affiliated with Badminton Ontario.

  • Clubs can get certificates of insurance through Badminton Ontario (all members of the club must purchase the BON General Membership)

  • Members are eligible for coach, manager, and athlete positions within the NOBA Ontario Winter Games team.

  • Eligible to apply for any grants offered by NOBA and BON.

  • Clubs can apply for funding from the Badminton Ontario Sport Development Fund (a fund used to help grow the sport of badminton and its programs at the grassroots level)

NOBA Clubs

Elliot Lake

Elliot Lake Mixed Badminton Club

Facility: École secondaire Villa Française des Jeunes

Contact Person: Roger Lauzon

Phone: 705-848-6699

Email: rogerlauzon@ontera.net

Club Type: Adult & Junior

Days Open: Tuesday/Wednesday

North Bay

KTP Racquet Club

Facility: 300 Lakeshore Drive

Contact Person: Kurt Tempelmans Plat

Phone: 705-303-7227

Email: ktpracquetclub@gmail.com

Website: www.ktpracquetclub.com

Social Media: www.facebook.com/ktpracquetclub

Club Type: Junior & Adult

Days Open: Tuesday-Sunday

North Bay Badminton Club

Facility: École St-Vincent

Contact Person: Craig Perry

Email: northbaybc1@gmail.com

Social Media: Twitter: BadmintonNBBC

Club Type: Junior & Adult

Days Open: Monday/Wednesday/Saturday

​​​​Sudbury

Nickel District Badminton Club

Facility: St. Charles College

Contact Person: Samantha Sutinen

Phone: 705-507-8382

Email: samanthasutinen@hotmail.com

Club Type: Adult

Sudbury & District Junior Badminton Club

Facility: St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School

Contact Person: Troy Brushett

Phone: 705-690-4570

Email: sudburyjuniorbadmi@outlook.com

Club Type: Junior

Days Open: Wednesday/Sunday

Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Badminton

Facility: Hammarskjold High School & Lakehead University

Contact Person: Marian Childs

Email: marianchilds@shaw.ca

Club Type: Adult & Junior

Days Open: Tuesday & Sunday

Timmins

​​Timmins Jr Badminton Team

Facility: Roland Michener Secondary School

Contact Person: Sasha Page

Email: pagesasha@hotmail.com

Club Type: Junior

Days Open: Thursday

École secondaire catholique Thériault

Facility: École secondaire catholique Thériault

Contact Person: Tanya Cloutier

Email: tanya@northernappraisals.ca

Club Type: Junior

Days Open: Monday/Wednesday