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BIATHLON CANADA RESPONSE TO IBU SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT

Today the IBU made an announcement regarding the 2020-2021 season. In summary, this included the following updates:  
- There will be no Junior IBU Cups during the 2020-2021 season
- IBU Cup events in November and December 2020 will be cancelled and the competition series will officially begin in January 2021.

Further, the IBU is still planning to host: 
- A full BMW IBU World Cup series including the World Championships Biathlon in Pokljuka (09-21 February 2021). 
- IBU Youth/Junior World Championships will take place as scheduled on 24 February-7 March 2021 in Obertilliach (AUT)
- The IBU Open European Championship is planned at the original date and venue (Duszniki Zdroj/POL, 24-31 January 2021)

Biathlon Canada is seeking volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors for terms beginning October 2020

For the upcoming year there will be four (4) positions up for election at the Biathlon Canada Annual
Meeting. There will also be a President elected amongst the Directors.
Biathlon Canada Directors will be elected to the Board for a two-year term. These openings will be filled
by persons having expertise in the competency areas outlined in the attached Board Information
Package.

2020-2021 Technical Delegate and National Referee Interest Form is live!

Please fill in this form to give Biathlon Canada your availability for the 2020-2021 Season. The deadline to fill in this form is September 16th, 2020.

FISU Games Postponed

At this time the Games will not take place in January 2021. We are awaiting further communication to determine when the postponement will be.

Outfit Your National Team Fundraising Campaign Launch

Help us outfit Canada's best biathletes as they represent Canada on the World Stage. Donate the equivalent of one or more of the items below to make a difference for an athlete.

Job Posting: National Team Coach, Shooting

Biathlon Canada is seeking to fill the position of National Team Coach, Shooting. Biathlon Canada, a national sport organization comprised of 12 provincial/territorial divisions, operates the National Biathlon Training Centre in Canmore, Alberta, and is affiliated with the International Biathlon Union. This position is based out of our training centre located at 100-1995 Olympic Way, Canmore, Alberta, T1W 2T6 with travel to various locations throughout Canada and internationally as required.

2020 SCHMADTKE BIATHLON EXCELLENCE BURSARY- APPLICATIONS OPEN

Applications are now open for the 2020 Schmadtke Biathlon Excellence Bursary. Please see the attachment for application details.

BIATHLON CANADA ANNOUNCES FISU GAMES TEAM 2021 NOMINATIONS

Biathlon Canada is excited to nominate the FISU Team - who will compete at the World Universiade this January 2021 in Lenzerheide/Lucerne, Switzerland.

Canada’s Four Nordic Sports Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Explore Joint Opportunities to Achieve Performance and Operational Goals

New Steering Committee to guide Nordic Strategy research focused on evaluating opportunities to do more together

Biathlon Canada is seeking a wax technician for the 2020/2021 season.

Biathlon Canada is seeking a wax technician for the 2020/2021 season for the World Cup and IBU cup. This position will be a member of a dynamic high performance team committed to developing and sustaining Canada’s international excellence in biathlon.
Term: November 2020 to March 2021
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