Pentathlon Alberta Updates


Latest NEWS and Upcoming EVENTS 

The mother daughter teams of (L to R) Claire Laing and mother Lori Laing and Danja Currie-Olsen and mother Connie Olson at Alberta Pentathlon Provincials.

June 11 2016 - Pentathlon Alberta hosted Alberta Provincials in Calgary on June 11th. There was great participation with 28 athletes and participants from ages 7 to 67! Results can be found on the Results page. Congratulations to all athletes who competed and a big thanks to all the parents who volunteered their time for to help out with this fun day.
MARK THE DATE - The dates and locations for Fencing Provincials and Westerns have been announced. Provincials, hosted by Fencing Alberta, will be in Blackfalds, Alberta, April 30th to May 1st. Registration here. Western Canadian Championships, hosted by the Saskatchewan Fencing Association, will be in Saskatoon from May 6th to 8th. Registration and details here
April 9 2016 - Pentathlon Alberta and Nova Pentathlon ran friendly time trial event in Calgary on April 9th. This event was a great chance for athletes to set bench marks for their season so far with pentathlon Provincials and Nationals upcoming. Well done to everyone who competed and special congratulations to all those who achieved personal bests! Thanks as well to all the parents and volunteers who helped organize and run the event. Check on the Results page for more details from this fun day.
MARK THE DATE - Pentathlon Quebec has announced the dates for the 2016 Canadian Championships. They will be held on the 23rd and 24th of July with location is still to be decided. More details will be posted once they become available. 

LET"S GO!! Pentathlon Alberta is always looking for opportunities to introduce Alberta Athletes to our exciting sport and partner with local community clubs, organizers or parents. If your community is able to take part in hosting a clinic, typically including beginner lessons and demos for Fencing, Swimming and Combined (Run/Shoot) components, please contact us at . 


With a new season underway, please contact your local club or to start training at this exciting sport. Also note that Fencing Alberta has posted the schedule of competitions for the coming season so make sure to check these out and plan to attend and support this sport in Alberta as one of the elements of Pentathlon.

Well done for Danja Currie-Olsen who represented Alberta at the National Championships held in Ontario in August. Danja won the Youth A division and was able to complete a very successful riding event during the competition as well. 

CONGRATULATIONS to Joshua Riker-Fox on a strong showing at the Pan Am Games Toronto 2015. Josh was one of a five member contingent and had Canada's Top Male result. Thank you and commendations to Pentathlon Ontario and the many numerous volunteers and horse owners who all contributed to an outstanding event in Toronto. Top Canadian result amongst the women went to Donna Vakalis of Toronto who finished in fourth place and thereby also secured an Olympic Qualification position. WELL DONE DONNA!

MANY THANKS for all the help in holding the Casino event July 10 and 11. This fund raiser assists us in carrying on with the sport events, development and other initiatives.