The BCA-AB next charity casino event is planned for the 1st Quarter of 2018. We will know the exact 2-day dates in mid 2017 when the draw for the dates allocation takes place.

Please check again, as this info will be posted at this page. Alternaively you can also enter your name into our mailing list "volunteers" accessed through the top menu "Home" and sub-item "Mailing lists".

However, we already have some preliminary information, please see below.

Chosen location: ELBOW Casino:
218 18th Ave SE, Calgary AB T2G 1L1

  • We need your help as a volunteer to be able to run the casino
  • You do not need to have worked as a volunteer in a casino event before
  • All training required is done on site by a qualified advisor hired by the BCA-AB to comply with the rules
  • You also do not need to be fluent in English
  • Meals are provided as courtesy during the casino event
  • Parking is available in a heated underground parking, as well as, at ground level outside.
  • No liquor drinking is allowed during the event, as well as, no gambling.

There are a choice of 3 shifts to choose from, such as days, evenings and nights:

  • 11:00am to 7:30pm
  • 6:45pm to 3:30am
  • 10:45pm to 3:30am

The positions are: cashier, chip runner, countroom staff

If you want to volunteer and are available, please write to us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Coral da BCA - BCA's Choir


Let's Sing !
Aiming to preserve and promote the Brazilian Culture in Canada, BCA-AB is creating a singing group (choir).
The rehearsals (about 1.5h) are weekly at Casa do Brasil, at the time that best suits the participants' schedules.

If you are interested, would like to know more about the group and/or know more about this initiative please send a message to

See you soon!

Call for dancers


BCAAB Board Members

Please note that all board members are VOLUNTEERS, ie all board directors of the BCAAB do not receive any payment or financial compensation for their work for the association.

President: Pedro Almeida
Past President: Marize Bongiovanni
Vice-President: André Torres
Treasurer: Cristina Alcoforado
Secretary: Danielle Drake
Secretary-Treasurer: Aline Trevisan
Sports Director: Rogerio Verdolin
Cultural Director: Elísia Teixeira
Director: Harry Zaft
Director: Thiago Valentin