Biathlon Alberta supports coach education.

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Biathlon Alberta is inviting coaches in the province to apply for a coach education subsidy. This funding opportunity is available to active coaches to help cover their travel expenses and registration fees for NCCP coach education courses and modules of all levels (biathlon and multi-sport only). Expenses incurred since May 1, 2023 and ahead of April 30, 2024, are eligible for the subsidy.

The deadline to apply is February 13, 2024.

Revised Hosting Policy approved by the Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors approved a revised version of the 2023-24 Biathlon Alberta Hosting Policy. The main changes were category name changes to align with the Biathlon Canada Hosting Policy as well as some revisions on the penalties for the eco-aim categories.

To find the updated Hosting Policy, please click HERE.

Team Alberta North will send 6 athletes to the 2024 Arctic Winter Games.

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The Games usually run every two years, were due to the pandemic delayed so the last Games were last year in Fort McMurray and we were excited to welcome the teams from the arctic regions to Alberta. In 2024, the teams will travel further north-west and meet again in Mat-Su, Alaska. The Games will run between March 10-16, 2024.

The trial event was held at the end of December in Grande Prairie and Biathlon Alberta has named 6 athletes to represent Team Alberta North at the 2024 Arctic Winter Games in Mat-Su, Alaska.

The following athletes have qualified:

U15 Female

Simone Drummond

U15 Male

James Hartman

Callum Vavrek

U18 Female

Kaitlynn Briere

U18 Male

Finnley Sewall

Connor Mclaughlin

U18 Male Alternate

Corwin Briere

To learn more about the 2024 Arctic Winter Games, please visit the host communities website HERE.

We wish our athletes a fantastic time!

Calforex Cup #3 in Grande Prairie has been cancelled.

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The Organizing Committee of the Grande Prairie Calforex Cup #3 has informed Biathlon Alberta that the race has to be cancelled due to a lack of snow and a forecast that doesn’t provide any hope for a change of the situation. Later dates in the season will be considered and published as soon as a decision is made.

All registered athletes will receive a full refund, minus the credit card processing fee.