RIFLE FOR SALE (Nov. 17)
Race ready Anschutz 1827. Details here.
2015-16 IBU RULE CHANGES (Nov. 16)
2015-16 IBU rule changes are available here. All coaches, athletes, and officials should review and understand the changes.
Reminder - ENTRY-LEVEL OFFICIAL'S COURSE
Biathlon Alberta is hosting an entry-level official's course on December 6, 2015. The course will be held at the Canmore Nordic Centre in Canmore. The courses run from 9 am to 5 pm and is offered free of charge to Biathlon Alberta members (Candidates will be responsible for their own meals, accommodations or travel expenses).
2016 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nov. 9)
The 2016 National Championships selection document is available here.
ALBERTA WINTER GAMES - ZONE TWO DEVELOPMENT CAMP (Nov. 2)
For athletes from Zone 2 (Canmore area) interested in qualifying for the 2016 Alberta Winter Games, Canmore Nordic is offering a development camp on November 28. Details here.
FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE OFFERED (Oct. 26)
Alberta Biathlon Club, in collaboration with the Alberta Hunter Education Instructor Association, is offering the Canadian Firearms Safety Course November 7-8 in Calgary. Details here .
MEMBERSHIP REMINDER (Oct. 16)
Register as a 2015-16 Biathlon Alberta member here.
2015 OFFICIAL'S COURSES
Biathlon Alberta will be hosting two officiating in 2015. All courses will be held at the Canmore Nordic Centre in Canmore. Courses run from 9 am to 5 pm each day and are offered free of charge to Biathlon Alberta members (Candidates will be responsible for their own meals, accommodations or travel expenses).
2015-16 CALENDAR (Sept. 16)
The 2015-16 calendar is now available!
ARCTIC WINTER GAMES - CALL FOR COACHES (Sept. 10)
Biathlon Alberta is seeking coaches for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland. Eligible coaches must reside in communities north of the 55th parallel.
Application Form (.doc)
BIATHLON ALBERTA - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Aug. 28)
The 2015 Biathlon Alberta Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday, September 19th in Canmore.
Proposed bylaw change
BIATHLON ALBERTA IS HIRING - UPDATED (July 31)
Biathlon Alberta is seeking to fill the position of General Manager. View the posting for the position here .
ALBERTA BIATHLON CLUB CASINO (June 2)
Alberta Biathlon Club is looking for volunteers to work its upcoming casino, July 2/3 at Casino Calgary. Sign-up here.
TEAM ALBERTA SELECTED FOR KOREA EXCHANGE (May 27)
Congratulations to the following athletes selected to represent Alberta in Gangwon, Korea, in early July:
Female athletes: Fiona Linklater, Emma Paczkowski, Bryn Robertson, Anna Sellers, Tatiana Tilley
Male athletes: Haldan Borglum, Ben Churchill, Jerome Gobeil, Brad Saunders, Mark Singleton
A big thank-you to all athletes who applied to part of the trip - the response was impressive!
CAMROSE SUMMER CAMP (May 13)
The Augustana Vikings are pleased to continue Alberta's oldest youth biathlon tradition and invite biathletes from across the country to Camrose for high-performance summer training from July 13-17, 2015. Read more here.
KOREA EXCHANGE - CALL FOR ATHLETES (May 8)
Biathlon Alberta is seeking 10 young athletes to travel on a fully-supported and funded trip to South Korea, June 28 – July 8, 2015! Details here .
U OF A - AUGUSTANA CAMPUS BIATHLON PROGRAM (May 5)
Proud to be the only collegiate biathlon program outside of Europe, the U of A - Augustana Campus presents the ideal opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education ... read more here.
NEW BIATHLON HEAD COACH FOR CANMORE NORDIC (May 1)
Canmore Nordic Ski Club is pleased to announce that Rachel Koroscil has been named Biathlon Head Coach effective May 25. Koroscil replaces Jeff Lodge who will retire this spring. Read more here.
RIFLE FOR SALE (April 11) SOLD!
This rifle is 3 years old (1827 Fortner Sprint barreled action purchased in September 2012) ...
BIATHLON ALBERTA TRAINING CENTRE - 2015/16 PROGRAM
Please find below details of the 2015-16 Biathlon Alberta Training Centre program, in addition to the program application form. Deadline for submission of application forms is April 7th.
Application Form (.docx)
SASK PROVINCIAL CHAMPS THIS WEEKEND (Mar. 18)
The Saskatchewan Provincial Championships will take place this coming weekend at Blue Mountain (North Battleford). Organizer Doug Sylvester says the snow is great - no dirt, no grass, bring race skis. Concession, door prizes (including Scott Perras sunglasses), etc.
Link to registration
FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE OFFERED (Mar. 17)
Alberta Biathlon Club, in collaboration with the Alberta Hunter Education Instructor Association, is offering the Canadian Firearms Safety Course, April 18-19 in Calgary. Details here .
ALBERTA CHAMPIONSHIPS/CALFOREX #6 CANCELLED (Mar. 16)
Due to a lack of snow, Alberta Championships/Calforex Cup #6 scheduled to occur in Camrose March 21-22, have been cancelled.