The invitation for Calforex Cup #1 is now online

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The Foothills Nordic Ski Club, Calgary Biathlon Racers, Canmore Nordic Ski Club, Rocky Mountain Racers and Biathlon Alberta invite you to the first Calforex Cup of the 2022-23 season in Canmore.

The invitation is now online on our events page and the zone4 registration will open on October 27.

We are looking forward to welcoming you all in Canmore on November 26-27, 2022!

Calforex Cup #1 will also be a trials event for the 2023 Canada Winter Games. All Alberta athletes that are born between 2003-2007 are eligible to qualify for the 2023 Canada Winter Games and must race in the YOUTH category for this race weekend. You can find the nomination criteria HERE.

Athletes racing “down” from the Junior category (birth year 2003) will not receive Calforex Cup points for this race. Athletes racing “up” to Youth will receive Calforex Cup point in the Youth category.

Biathlon Alberta is looking for coaches!

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Biathlon Alberta is looking for NCCP certified coaches that are interested in working for Biathlon Alberta during the 2022-23 winter season to facilitate biathlon programs in cooperation with Spirit North. The programs will run during the week and during school hours.

Spirit North and Biathlon Alberta are looking to run biathlon specific programs in communities that Spirit North is already servicing with their winter program.

The programs will run as early as the end of November and up to the end of March.

The communities that are currently interested in the program are:

  • Enoch (Paul Band)
  • Caslan School
  • Wabasca
  • Kapawe’no
  • Sturgeon Lake
  • Tsuut’ina
  • Stoney Nakoda (Nakoda Elementary, Morley Community School and/or Canmore)
  • Fort Chipewyan

During the training eco-aims optical rifles will be used.

At this point we are looking for multiple coaches from all over Alberta that are interested in becoming a part of this program. The scheduling of these sessions is relatively flexible and can be discussed on a case-to-case base.

If you are interested in becoming a coach for this program, please fill out the google form HERE.

Should you have questions, please contact our General Manager, Elmar Heger, at

To learn more about Spirit North and their programs, please visit their website:

The registration for the 2023 Canada Winter Games Camp in Canmore is now open!

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Biathlon Alberta is inviting all Alberta athletes born between 2003 and 2007 to Canmore for a Frozen Thunder on snow camp!

Biathlon Alberta is welcoming all eligible athletes to Canmore to a one snow weekend camp from November 10 to November 13, 2022 to prepare for the 2022-23 season and the upcoming 2023 Canada Winter Games in PEI.

Please click HERE for more information and to register for the camp!

The total number of participants is limited to 24!

The Alberta Biathlon Club Kinder Cup schedule is published!

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The Alberta Biathlon Club (ABC) Kinder Cup race series is a staple in the Bow Valley for our youngest athletes. These eco-aims races will be hosted by ABC on 4 days during the 2022-23 season.

December 12 in Calgary or Canmore (depending on the snow condition)

January 18 in Canmore

February 11 in Canmore

March 8 in Bragg Creek

Please visit the ABC website for more information.

Congratulations to all the Biathlon Alberta Awards recipience!

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Biathlon Alberta has announced the 2021-22 Biathlon Alberta Award recipience last Tuesday after the Annual General Meeting.

We congratulate all recipience and are wishing them all the best for the 2022-23 season!

The in-person award ceremony is planned during the Calforex Cup #1 weekend in Canmore on November 26-27, 2022. The 2021-22 shooting awards winner will be announced on that weekend too.

All recipience will receive more information closer to the date.

Supporting information for the 2021-22 season Annual General Meeting

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Biathlon Alberta welcomes all 2021-22 & 2022-23 season members to join our AGM on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 06:30pm.

All members that are registered with Biathlon Alberta should have received a number of emails with the information on how to register for the AGM and receive the zoom link.

If you are a Biathlon Alberta member and haven’t received these emails, please contact Elmar (

We are welcoming you to review the attached documents below prior to the meeting.

We are seeking nominations for the 2021-22 Biathlon Alberta Awards

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The 2021-22 season is one to remember. Lots of fantastic work was done by countless volunteers, coaches, officials and athletes to make the past season happen! The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions made it not always easy on all of us to have events but our community managed to host almost all races (Edmonton had to be cancelled due to lack of snow).

We want to celebrate our athletes, volunteers, coaches and officials and are seeking nominations for the 2021-22 Biathlon Alberta Awards.

Biathlon Alberta is asking their members to nominate other Biathlon Alberta members for the following awards:

  • Ruedi Setz Memorial Award

The award will honour a biathlete who has performed well in the sport, displayed exemplary standards of sportsmanship, and made a significant contribution in assisting the development of the sport. The recipient will not necessarily have exhibited the highest performance level during the competition year.

  • Shell Volunteer of the Year Award

The Shell Volunteer of the Year Award is awarded annually to a Biathlon Alberta member who has made significant contributions to the sport of biathlon and truly exemplifies the volunteer spirit.

  • Alberta Biathlon Club Official of the Year Award

The ABC Official of the Year Award is presented annually to a Biathlon Alberta member who has significantly contributed to the officiating of Biathlon Alberta competitions. This individual respects the rules and regulations of Biathlon while demonstrating a philosophy of fair play.

  • Richard Boruta Memorial- Coach of the Year Award

The Richard Boruta Memorial  – Coach of the Year Award is presented annually to the Biathlon Alberta Coach who demonstrates respect for officials, opponents, and parents while espousing a philosophy of fair play. This coach demonstrates concern for the all-around development of the athlete and instils guidelines reflecting responsible conduct beyond the playing field. Furthermore, this coach presents by example a positive image of coaching, applies relevant training theory and coaching techniques, and demonstrates the ability to improve the athletic performance of a team or individual.

Please send all nominations to Elmar Heger ( before Friday, August 31, 2022, at 12 pm.

Please click here for more information about all Biathlon Alberta awards.

Biathlon Alberta invites all eligible athletes to a Canada Winter Games Camp in Hinton from August 25 – 28, 2022!

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Biathlon Alberta invites you in cooperation with the Alberta Biathlon Club for a 2023 Canada Winter Games preparation camp in Hinton!

The camp will be hosted by our 2023 Canada Winter Games Head Coaches and a number of club coaches and is geared towards athletes that were born between 2003 and 2008!

If you are interested in participating or would like to learn more about the camp, please click HERE!