Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Schedule

Fall/Winter Schedule MNBiathlon

Updated December 6, 2015

We have some outside conflicts/other events:
Mesabi East Invite Jan 9th
Youth and Junior World Championships 25th Jan- 2nd of Feb. Note: travel dates before and after. Romania.
State HS section meets  1st – 4th of Feb
State Meet                     11 Feb
Birkie                             20th Feb
US Biathlon Nationals /NorAm Champs – Fort Kent, ME, 22-27th of March.

Thurs –Sun,  Oct 15th- 18th  10:00 start MEA training camp  Mt Itasca/ Elk River
Sat,                Oct 24th 2:00 pm zero Christiansen’s/Nisswa—Roller skis- individual start 10km [PPSS w/penalty loops]
Sun,               Oct 25th  10:00 zero – Fall Festival-Roller skis- Elk River Pursuit Format 11.4 km
Wed,             Nov 25th  West Yellowstone Biathlon Race–

Sunday          Dec 13th MnCup #1 Mt Itasca, Mass Start, 10:00 zero
Tues               Dec 15th Official Training IBU Trials  10:00 zero Mt Itasca
Wed                Dec 16th IBU Trials, Sprint race, 10:00 zero , Mt Itasca
Thurs              Dec 17th IBU Trials  Mass Start, 10:00 zero?, Mt Itasca
Fri                   Dec 18th Official Training IBU Trials
Sat                  Dec 19th IBU Trials, MNCup #2, 10:00 zero Sprint race, Mt Itasca
Sun                 Dec 20th IBU Trials MNCup #3, 9:00 zero, Sprint Race, Mt Itasca [Mass start for MNCup Race]
Note: the 19th/20th are designated at MN/WI Joint events. All races are also NorAm Cup races.
Sun                 Dec 27th Official Training, Y&Jr Trials, Anchorage AK
Mon                Dec 28th Jr Dist sprint, Y & Jr Trials, Anchorage
Tues                Dec 29th Pursuit, Y&Jr Trials, Anchorage
Wed                Dec 30th Y Dist Sprint, Y & Jr Trials, Anchorage

Sun                  Jan 3rd  MNCup #4, Snowflake, Duluth, Mass start, 10:00 zero
Guard Champs Cancelled
Tues                Jan 26th, National Guard, Camp Ripley,  Official training Regional Champs 
Wed                 Jan 27th, Camp Ripley, Sprint—note: zero is usually early
Thurs               Jan 28th, Camp Ripley, Pursuit—note: early zero
Sat                    Jan 30th, Nisswa, Pursuit Format, 10km, 10:00 zero  MNCup #5
Sun                   Jan 31st—Brainerd – Arboretum—Nordic Lumberjack Race—16km skate or classical

Sat                    Feb 13th- McMiller WI- 10:00 zero? – MNCup #6 Sprint?
Sun                   Feb 14th—Blackhawk, Madison WI—10:00 Zero? – Pursuit?  MNCup #7
Sat                    Feb 27th- Snowflake, Duluth, 10:00 zero, Mass Start. MNCup #8
Sun                   Feb 28th, Camp Ripley, Sprint. Note: early zero? National Guard Championships
Mon                 Feb 29th, Camp Ripley, Pursuit, Note early zero- National Guard Championships
Thurs                Mar 3rd, Camp Ripley, Relay, National Guard Championships
Sat                    Mar 5  Mt Itasca, MNCup #9. Mass start.
Sun                  Nordic Race at Sugar Hills
Additional races may be added, or dates may change to to postponements.