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Training Dates: TBD
Description:

Great plans are coming ahead! If you are a new or returning biathlon team member, please email LCol Dallaire at marco.dallaire@cadets.gc.ca. In your email, please list your reason for returning or joining the team, your biathlon goals, age, and rank.

Objective

To prepare cadets' physical fitness and shooting accuracy for rigorous competiton at the zone and provincial levels.

Goal

The goal of the Cadet Biathlon Program is to promote physical fitness and to promote the safe handling of rifles.

 

Description

Biathlon is a combination of cross-country skiing or running and marksmanship. It requires tremendous endurance and strength as well as skill and precision. Unpredictable elements including weather and wind conditions make this outdoor sport a fun and rewarding challenge that thousands of cadets participate in each year. (source)

 

Schedule

The 706 Event Calendar will list all biathlon team events.

 

Location

Connaught Ranges, various locations in Kanata, and Camp Fortune, Chelsea, QC

 

Requirements

All cadets are welcome to participate and try out for the team.

Equipment Provided for Skiing and Shooting

Essential Items

  • Dress appropriate to weather

  • Wind & snow pants

  • Water proof or water resistant jacket

  • Base layers

  • Extra layers

  • Winter boots

  • Running shoes

  • Warm ski or winter socks

  • Gloves, tuque and Buff (if approved by the Regional Director or Coach)

  • Water bottle

  • Kit bag

 

Health Card

Cadets are to bring their Health Cards

 

Criteria for Team Development

Training: 45

Marksmanship: 45

Team Spirit/Overall Attitude: 10

Total: 100

Please review the following team dates in order to ensure availability for the 2022-2023 biathlon season:

  • Zone Competition: January 29-29, 2023 (Camp Fortune)

  • Provincial Competition: February 18-19, 2023 (Valcartier)

  • National Competition: CANCELLED

 

Qualifications Awarded

The Cadet Biathlon Championship Series Pins are awarded upon completion of various levels of competition: Regional, Provincial and National.


Training Location:

Training occurs at multiple locations. Please see Event Calendar for weekly confirmation.

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