Canadian Championships 2020 CANCELLED

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to develop, Biathlon Canada, in consultation with the local organizing committee for the 2020 Canadian Championships, has decided to cancel the 2020 Canadian Championships to be held in Quebec, Quebec from March 16 to 22.

 

The health and safety of our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, spectators, and the broader community is our top priority and we believe this decision is in the best interest of all stakeholders as the situation continues to change at a fast pace.

 

Biathlon Canada would like to thank the local organizing committee at the Valcartier Biathlon Centre for all of the work that has gone into preparing for this event and for being excellent partners throughout this process. We look forward to working with the organizing committee on future events.

 

Refund Process:

Over the next few days, the Organizing Committee will finalize the budget and account for any costs incurred due to the cancellation. The remaining funds will then be divided equally and refunded to registered participants.

 

Training Teams Selection:

As per the Training Teams document, Canadian Championships is a qualifying competition for Biathlon Canada’s National Development Teams. As Canadian Championships has been cancelled, positions that were set to be decided through this event will be filled via Discretionary Selection.