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U.S. Junior National Biathlon Team Trials

Sat, Sep  23, 2006 - By US Biathlon Team

Dec. 27, 2006 - Dec 31, 2006
Mt. Itasca, Coleraine, MN

Mount Itasca Biathlon Association will be hosting the Junior/Youth World Championships Trials at Mount Itasca Ski Area in Coleraine, MN, December 27, 2006 - December 31, 2006.

Coleraine is located 6 miles northeast of Grand Rapids in the northwoods of Minnesota. The area is known for its abundance of lakes and forests - providing an ideal setting for outdoor activities such as skiing, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. The region maintains more than 200 K of skiing on 29 groomed trails. The winter sports center at Mount Itasca features the 30 point biathlon range, 5 K of competition trails with man made snow

Event schedule

Wednesday, Dec 27 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Unofficial Training
12:00-2:00 pm Registration - Mt. Itasca Chalet

Thursday, Dec 28 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Official Training
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm Coaches Meeting - Mt Itasca Chalet
Election of Juries, Draws for Sprint Competition

Friday, Dec 29 10:00 am - 10:45 am Zero
11:00 am Sprint Competition
1:30 pm Flower Ceremony
4:00pm Coaches Meeting, Draws for Pursuit Competition

Saturday, Dec 30 10:00 am - 10:45am Zero
11:00am Pursuit Competition - interval start 15s
1:30pm Flower Ceremony
Coaches Meeting - Mt. Itasca Chalet
Draws for Pursuit Competition

Sunday, Dec 31 10:00 am - 10:45am Zero
11:00 am Relay Format Competition (Mass Start)
1:30 pm Flower Ceremony
6:00 pm Banquet and Award Ceremony, Announcing Junior World
Championships Team

Race format and distances will be posted at

For further race information, contact:
Mt. Itasca Biathlon Association
P.O. Box 813
Grand Rapid, MN 55744 218-327-1505,

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