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Biathlon Canada Names 2017-2018 Training Teams

Biathlon Canada has named its training teams for the 2017-2018 season: http://biathloncanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Biathlon-Canada-Team-Nominations-2017-18.pdf

There are 4 teams: Senior, “Z”, Junior and Youth Development.

Chelsea Little writes about the rationale for the different teams on Fasterskier: http://fasterskier.com/fsarticle/biathlon-canada-names-one-national-team-equal-footing-2017-2018/

Draft North American 2017-2018 Competition Schedule

Biathlon Canada has published the draft domestic competition schedule for the 2017-2018 season.

The draft features 7 North American Cup events, starting with the North American Cup 1 in Canmore, Alberta on November 24-26.

The Canadian Biathlon Championships conclude the domestic season in Charlo, New Brunswick on March 20-25.

The Western Canadian Championships will be held in connection with a North American Cup in Red Deer. This is the test event for the 2019 Canada Winter Games. The Eastern Canadian Championships will be in Brookvale, PEI.

Also of note is the IBU Cup and Youth/Junior World Championship trials which will be in Whistler, BC on January 5-7.

Click here to see the full draft schedule.