We are taking a break!

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Our office will be closed between May 13- 29, 2022!

We will answer your messages when we return!

Stay well and we are looking forward to connecting with you soon!

2022-23 season calendar released!

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Biathlon Alberta is welcoming you to join us at our events during the 2022-23 season!

The 2022-23 season will be a very busy one and we are looking forward to welcoming our members and friends to a large number of events!

We will be hosting a number of Coaches and Officials courses in the fall and into winter, before kicking off the biathlon season with Calforex Cup #1 in Canmore on November 26-27, 2022! This race weekend will be followed by 5 other weekends throughout the winter.

2023 will also be the year that the Canada Winter Games will be hosted in PEI. Biathlon Alberta is offering a number of camps for eligible athletes to attend during the summer and into the last preparation time in February of 2023.

To see the full 2022-23 event and race calendar, please visit our “Events” page HERE!

Alberta Government announced a matching donation campaign!

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The Alberta Government has announced the launch of a Donation- Matching Campaign for their Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (SPAR) partners, like Biathlon Alberta.

The Government of Alberta will match up to $350,000 in donations until August 30, 2022 or until the funds have been allotted.

Alberta’s sport, physical activity and recreation programs provide many essential services on which Albertans rely for their physical and mental health, and valued quality of life. This donation-matching campaign builds on donor support of sector programs Albertan enjoy. This support will assist in building the renewed capacity and resiliency of programming in Alberta.

This is your chance to make a donation and double the impact that your donation will have!

For more information and details on the campaign and the matching parameters, please see the SPAR Donation- Matching Fact Sheet .

Please click HERE to donate and select “biathlon” as the program type!

We thank you very much for your donation and your support!

Biathlon Alberta is looking for a full-time Assistant Coach for the Biathlon Alberta Training Centre from July 1, 2022 on!

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Biathlon Alberta and the Biathlon Alberta Training Centre (BATC) are looking to fill the role of the Assistant Coach for our training centre program starting July 1, 2022.

Please see the full job posting below:

If you have questions about the role, please contact our General Manager, Elmar Heger, at elmar@biathlon.ca

2022-23 Biathlon Canada/Alberta membership registration is now live on zone4!

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The 2021-22 season is history and we are looking forward to the new 2022-23 season!

Like every year is Biathlon Canada managing the membership registration process for individuals and clubs. Both registrations are now live and your new membership will be valid until March 31, 2023.

You can register as an individual HERE.

If you wish to register a club, please click HERE.

If you are having questions about the registration process or are having issues with it, please contact the Biathlon Canada office at info@biathloncanada.ca

2023 Arctic Winter Games are looking for Biathlon Officials!

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The 2023 Arctic Winter Games will be hosted from January 29 to February 4, 2023, in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta. The Host Society has initiated their recruitment of Technical Officials for these Games.

If you are interested in participating in the 2023 Arctic Winter Games as an Official, please apply HERE.

Officials residing north of the 55th parallel will be prioritized for this opportunity! The Hosting Society’s goal is to close this process by the end of April 2022!

Alberta athletes successful at National Championships in Prince George!

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After two years of COVID-19 related cancellation of the National Championships, it was nice to see the Canadian biathlon family come together in Prince George, BC, for the 2021-22 races!

Alberta’s athletes had a great week in British Columbia and brought home a total of 44 medals. 22 times did an Alberta athlete/team stand on the top of the podium, 12 times on the second step and 10 times did our athletes finish in the bronze position.

Biathlon Alberta would like to thank all coaches, club volunteers and of course our athletes who made these Nationals such a great success for our province!

You can find a detailed listing of each race days medal winners below:

You can find the full result lists HERE.

Biathlon Alberta nominates athletes to “Team Alberta” for upcoming 2022 National Championships!

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The 2022 National Championships are just around the corner. Biathlon Alberta is happy to support the best Senior Boys & Girls as well as the best 18 IBU category athletes of the 2021-22 season during their 2022 National Championships.

We have, based on the 2022 National Championship registration list, 9 Alberta athletes that are pre-selected based on the international events they participated in and that are listed in the Nomination Criteria.

That leaves 9 spots for the IBU categories to make “Team Alberta”.

The Senior Boys & Girls categories have a total of 12 selected athletes (6 girls & 6 boys).

The selected athletes for the 2022 Canadian National Championships are:

Pre-selected:

Anna Marino, Oliver Brindle, Reid Lovstrom, Darya Sepandj, Jenna Sherrington, Aidan Millar, Megan Bankes, Alexandra Hulshof, Desiree Paradis.

Qualified IBU category athletes:

Ema Chlepkova, Benjamin Brousseau, Liam Tinworth, Annika Klotz, Haldan Borglum, Bjorn Baergen, Anna Perry, Danika Burke, Theo Fradette

Senior Girls:

Leah Fradette, Lucia Baergen, Julia Bartlett, Antija Quintilio, Nadia Klafki, Alyson Thain

Senior Boys:

Kase Repp, Luke Hulshof, Will Brindle, Dawson Ferguson, Dennis Rojkovski, Matus Chelpko

All athletes are required to confirm the acceptance of their nomination via email by March 9, 2022. Please send a confirmation email to elmar@biathlon.ca.

You can find the full list of all selected athletes per category HERE.