The Telemark Nordic Club would like to invite you to the 2023 Odlum Brown BC Cup #1 and 2024 Zone 2 BC Winter Games Trials
Date: December 15-17, 2023
Host: Telemark Nordic Club
Telemark Nordic Club is in West Kelowna, 9 kilometers up Glenrosa Road, on a paved and plowed road. Go west (up) Glenrosa Road at the Glenrosa Road interchange (at the Gorman Mill) on Highway 97 toward Crystal Mountain. The Telemark parking lot is 3 kilometers before Crystal Mountain. There is a large Telemark sign at the entrance to our parking lot. The Telemark lodge is located 100m from the black parking lot gate. Telemark is a 25-minute drive from downtown Kelowna and 15 minutes from downtown West Kelowna.
Competition Lead: Steve Fenning
Course Lead: John McNern
Stadium Lead: Ondrej Par
Range Lead: Scott Hanry
Timing Lead: Terry Lum
Volunteer Liaison: Melanie Boskill / Iva Rozek
Technical Delegate: Jylene Ryan
Competition Secretary: Tasha Carmichael
Please direct any questions regarding this invitation to Steve Fenning, Organizing Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
The competition office is in “The Fort” (biathlon building beside the range) and will be open from 08:00 on December 16 and 17, 2023.
Notice regarding firearms
Biathlon rifles are not permitted in the main lodge. Competitors are required to transport their rifles from the parking lot to the biathlon range in a either a soft or hard case. Rifles should not be left unattended.
Rifle Import Regulations
Teams and individual competitors from outside of Canada must declare their rifles at the Canadian border, complete the necessary documentation, and pay the required fees when bringing rifles and ammunition into Canada. All athletes must register their own rifles and pay the applicable fee. Refer to the government website at https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/import/iefw-iefa-eng.html
Download the full race invitation here: http://biathlonbc.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/BC-Cup-1-complete-Invite.pdf
International Biathlon Union (IBU) rules and regulations shall apply as fully as possible to all classes. Specific rules for classes not covered in IBU rules contained in the current Biathlon BC hosting policy shall apply to those classes.
Eligibility to Enter:
All competitors must be registered participants with Biathlon BC or an equivalent Provincial or State organization to enter.
Biathlon BC members in good standing are eligible to receive full benefit of results in Biathlon BC programs, such as BC Cup points, and team or squad selections. Any member of Biathlon Canada or other IBU Nations in good standing may enter but will not be eligible for Biathlon BC programs and awards.
2024 BC Winter Games Eligibility
Athletes who are interested in qualifying for the 2024 Zone 2 (Thompson-Okanagan) BCWG team must:
- Be a resident of a community in the region of Zone 2https://staging.bcgames.org/games/zones/thompson-okanagan-zone-2/
- Be a current member of Biathlon BC and registered as an “Athlete – Junior Boy or Junior Girl” or older.
- Be born in 2009, 2010
- Must compete in the Junior Boy or Junior Girl categoryZone 2 BCWG team selection criteria:
- Zone 2 is permitted to field a team of 2 males and 2 females based on the results of the selection races
- The top 2 females and the top 2 males from the selection race will be offered a spot on Zone 2’s BCWG team. Should an athlete decline their spot on the Zone 2 team, the next ranked athlete will be offered a spot.
- Additional wildcard spots may be offered to athletes in addition to Zone 2’s allocated sports. Wildcard spots are determined by Biathlon BC’s Athlete Development Committee http://biathlonbc.ca/about-us/committees/.
Friday, December 15th: Official Training
Saturday, December 16th: Sprint Race
Sunday, December 17th: Individual Race
Classes of Competition
The following categories of competition will be run, depending upon entries. Classes with fewer than three registrants may be combined with another class. Ages are determined as of December 31, 2023.
Awards will be given for the top 3 in each category as well as for clean shooting. Athletes named to the Zone 2 BC Winter Games team will be notified within 7 days of the event. Wildcard athletes will be named after each zone has completed their trials competition.
Waxing stations can be set up outside. There is a red fence with electrical outlets next to the grooming shed next to the entrance to the parking lot.
Waxing Policy: This race will follow Biathlon BC’s waxing Policy
For more information email Chris Halldorson: email@example.com