ATLANTIC CUP #2 AND NEW BRUNSWICK CHAMPIONSHIPS


INSTRUCTION


INTRODUCTION

The Atlantic Cup #2 and New Brunswick Championships 2018 event is being held at Les Aventuriers in Charlo, 16-18 February 2018. It is an excellent opportunity for Biathlon NB to participate at a fairly high level of competition at home, especially with the Canadian Championships being held on the same venue in March. Most arrangements for the event have been made and this instruction is directed to the NB Team and summarizes and confirms the Team's participation in the event. The event invitation must be read in conjunction with this instruction - it provides all of the event details. The invitation is attached.
MISSION
Biathlon NB will participate with the largest possible Team in AC #2 and NBCH in Charlo during 16-18 February 2018.

OBJECTIVES

1. To provide competition experience for NB athletes and coaches in preparation for the Canadian Championships being held in Charlo in March 2018.
2. To win as many medals as possible and to achieve personal bests.
3. To provide hosting experience for Les Aventuriers organizers in preparation for the Canadian Championships 2018.

PARTICIPATION

The Biathlon NB Team will consist of a 29 registered athletes and a minimum of five Team Technical Staff and a Team Administrator.

REGISTRATION

Registrations were made individually on Zone 4, which closed for registrations at 23:59 hrs on 13 February 2018. EVENT

PROGRAM

The program for the event is in the invitation.

FINANCES, ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS

Event Team Fee As is standard practice, in addition to the registration fees and meal fees paid on Zone 4, all participating Biathlon NB athletes were required to pay an additional fee of $50 on Zone 4 to Biathlon NB for coaching support, waxing and ammunition. Those that did not pay the Team fee on Zone 4 are to pay as arranged with the Team Administrator.

Travel

Travel to and from and during the event, will be the responsibility and at the cost of the club teams.

Accommodations

Accommodations are the responsibility of the athletes and club coaches. Most arrangements for accommodation have been completed.

Meals

All participants are responsible for their own meals for the duration of the event, including the banquet. Most participants have opted for the lunch plan and the banquet set up by the Organizers.

Equipment and Necessities

Ammunition will be provided by Biathlon NB. Equipment and other necessities will be as directed by the club coaches. All Biathlon NB rifles must be brought to the event.

APPOINTMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND SAFETY

Appointments Team Leader/Head Coach – Trent Martin
Coaches - Mike Lushington, Michel Cote
Wax Technicians: Yves St. Germain
Team Administrator - Paula Septon
Other Team Staff appointments will be as directed by the Team Leader.
Communications

Telephone contacts during the event are:

Trent Martin mobile: 506-623-9161
Paula Septon mobile: 506-623-8118
Yves St. Germain mobile: 506-625-4459
Ray Kokkonen mobile: 506-627-6437

Safety

Safety will be of the utmost priority during the event. All participants must be extremely alert at all times for unsafe situations and must be vigilantly proactive about prevention of accidents of any kind. All IBU range safety regulations and firearms safety laws shall be followed.

AMENDMENTS TO THIS INSTRUCTION

This instruction is subject to any necessary changes directed by the Team Leader during the event.
 
Ray Kokkonen
President
506-627-6437
14 February 2018

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Eastern Canadians – Mar 2 – 4. 


Paula has reserved a block of rooms for the  Eastern Canadians – Mar 2 – 4.  at the Quality Inn & Suites in Cornwall, PEI.  They are reserved under Biathlon NB.  If you want one you need to call them now. 

Quality Inn & Suites – 1-902-892-7900.
Price  $104
2 queens  or 1 king and sleeper sofa.
There are only a few left

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28 JANUARY 2018


INSTRUCTION BIATHLON NB


ATLANTIC CUP #1
BROOKVALE, PE, 2-4 February 2018

1. INTRODUCTION

The Biathlon NB Annual Plan calls for Biathlon NB participation at the Atlantic Cup #1 event being held in
Brookvale, PE, 2-4 February 2018. It is an opportunity for Biathlon NB to continue improving its Team's
performance before the Canadian Championships. This instruction provides the details for the NB Team
participation in AC #1. For details, please see the attached event invitation.

2. MISSION

Biathlon NB will participate with a Team in the Atlantic Cup #1 in Brookvale, PE during 2-4 February 2018.

3. OBJECTIVES

3.1. To provide continued competition experience for NB athletes and coaches.
3.2. To provide Team management experience for the NB Team Staff in preparation for the
Canadian Championships in March 2018.
3.3. To win as many medals as possible and to achieve personal bests.
3.4. To enjoy Team comradeship.

4. EVENT PROGRAM

The program is detailed in the event invitation which is attached

5. REGISTRATION/PARTICIPATION

Registrations will be done on Zone 4 individually or by the club. The deadline for registrations on
Zone 4 is 31 January 2018. It appears that up to 18 NB athletes will participate.

6. TEAM FEE

In addition to the registration fee on Zone 4, all participating athletes are to pay a Team fee of $80 to
Biathlon NB for waxing, ammunition and coaching support for the athletes. The fee will be collected on
site by the Team Administrator. Paula Septon.

7. TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATIONS AND MEALS

Travel, accommodations and meals will be an individual responsibility.

9. COMMUNICATIONS

Mobile telephone contacts during the event are:


Trent Martin - 506- 623-9161
Yves St. Germain - 506-625-4459
Paula Septon - 506-623-8118


10. SAFETY

Safety will be of the utmost priority during the event. All participants must be extremely alert at all timesfor unsafe situations and must be vigilantly proactive about prevention of accidents of any kind. All IBUrange safety regulations and firearms laws shall be followed.

Ray Kokkonen
President
506-627-643728
 January 2018
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The Bronze/Silver Community Coaching workshop

Saturday January 27 in Miramichi.


There will be a classroom and skiing sessions.

The classroom portion will be held at Airtanker Base Conference Room at 56 Perimeter Road starting at 9 am.

Directions: coming from the north from Tim Horton/Hwy 11 Irving, drive south, the driveway is on the right by
the 80 km sign, coming from the south going north, the entrance is on the left by the 70 km sign just pass Armour Transport.

Then around noon we will proceed to the ski club for the ski portion. We hope to finish around 4:30pm.
The cost of the workshop is $30, payable to Biathlon NB, for MBI memberships, the club will cover the cost.

I would anyone taking part of the course to notify me no later then this Wednesday Jan. 24 by email mention below.
Also, you all have to be a current member of Biathlon Canada


Yves St-Germain

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Biathlon Race Suits

These suits only get ordered once a year so don't miss out.....


Must order by Oct 10


Payment due when the order arrives
Payment is to be made out to Biathlon NB
She hasn't said how much but it is usually around 70-80 for the pants and shirts

Please send the request to heppelljung1@gmail.com
or call Marion Ron Heppell Jung at 1-506-684-1905

She needs to have an order of a minimum order of
race pants (6)
Race shirt (6)
vest (6)
to order each type