Race cancellation

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The Calforex Cup #1 that was cancelled in November and rescheduled for the weekend of February 6-7, 2021, will also have to be cancelled due to the ongoing group gathering restrictions in Alberta

Finding a new race date is on hold until the current Public Health Order will be updated and larger outdoor gatherings will be allowed again.

Have you registered for the Special General Meeting?

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At the Annual General Meeting in Sept. 2020, members voted in favour of the motion to allow applications for a loan of up to $40,000 from the Canada Emergency Business Account program. Since that meeting, the CEBA program has been expanded to allow loans of up to $60,000. The board seeks approval from the members to apply for the additional funds. 

The Board of Directors invites you to a Special General Meeting on January 18th, 2021, at 07:00 pm to cast your vote.  

To make an informed decision please take the time to read the Meetings Notice and the Appendix A documents below:Meeting Notice

Appendix A 

To register for the meeting and to receive the link for the Zoom meeting by January 15, 2021, please follow this link: Special Meeting RegistrationPlease register no later than January 15, 2021, at 12:00 pmIf you wish to attend the meeting and haven’t registered before the deadline mentioned above, please contact our General Manager, Elmar Heger, directly at elmar@biathlon.ca

2021 Gernot Kostera Award application are open

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The Gernot Kostera Award was first presented to Alberta biathlete’s in 2008 after the passing of the former ABC President, Gernot Kostera, in 2007.

Alberta biathlete that are between 12 and 14 years old on January 1, 2021, can apply.

You can find more information on how to apply HERE or on the ABC website HERE.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2021!

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We wish all our members and friends a Merry Christmas and the best possible start into 2021!

We would like to thank all our members, volunteers and clubs for staying active, healthy and engaged in your communities and we hope to see you all in 2021!

Our office will be closed between December 24, 2020, and January 5, 2021, but we are looking forward to another year with all of you!

Invitation to Special General Meeting

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At the Annual General Meeting in Sept 2020, members voted in favour of a motion to allow application for a loan of up to $40,000 from the Canada Emergency Business Account program. Since that meeting, the CEBA program has been expanded to allow for loans of up to $60,000. The board seeks approval from the members to apply for the additional funds and has scheduled this Special General Meeting for January 18th, 2021, at 07:00 pm.

Please find the official notice to the meeting HERE.

Further background information about the CEBA loan expansion application can be found HERE.

All members of Biathlon Alberta (stand December 17, 2020) will receive an email with a link to register for the meeting. If you are a member of Biathlon Alberta and have not received an email by December 19th, 2020, please contact our General Manger at elmar@biathlon.ca to receive the link for the registration.

Calforex Cup in Camrose postponed to a later date

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The Organizing Committee of the Calforex Cup event in Camrose and Biathlon Alberta regret to inform the Alberta biathlon community that the race weekend of January 16-17, 2021 will have to be postponed to a later date in the season.

We will post the new date as soon as it is determined.

Alberta Biathlon Club is looking for board members

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The Alberta Biathlon Club is looking for new board members to help to lead their organization and grow the sport of Biathlon in Alberta.

The Mission and Goals of ABC are to:

  • Promote, develop and increase participation in the sport of Biathlon in Alberta;
  • Foster the development, operation and maintenance of facilities for Biathlon for the use of its members and others, and;
  • Provide its members with opportunities and training for self-development, leadership, competition, recreation and sportsmanship in Biathlon.

For more information, please see a letter from the current President, Steve Hulsman, HERE!

Alberta Biathlon Club’s (ABC) Annual General Meeting coming up

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The Alberta Biathlon Club  (ABC) is having its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 7:00 PM via Zoom.   ABC is a volunteer-run organization. Please help us help the Biathlon youth community by volunteering for board positions. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. Thank You!

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For more information about the ABC please click  HERE.