Pentathlon Alberta Updates


Latest NEWS and Upcoming EVENTS 

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. 

GOOD LUCK! - SYDNEY LUTZ and OWEN BEHM (pictured above with coach), pentathletes with Ares Pentathlon, will be competing at the Alberta Winter Games in Medicine Hat this weekend. Owen (far left) will be competing in Men's Epee for Zone 7, while Sydney (second from left) will be competing in Women's Sabre for Zone 5. Katie Thomas, also pictured, qualified but will be unable to compete due to injury. Fencing competition begins on Sunday February 14th and information and results can be found at the games website. Best of luck to both Sydney and Owen, as well as all other athletes competing! 

NOTICE OF AGM - PENTATHLON CANADA has announced its 2016 Annual General Meeting. The meeting is to be held on February 20th in Brampton, Ontario, with the Business meeting from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and the Membership meeting at 2:00 pm. The official notice can be found here, and the Business and Membership Meeting Agendas can be found here.

January 30 2016 - Pentathlon Alberta and Ares Pentathlon hosted a mini-meet at the Talisman Center, Calgary. This early season event gave athletes a chance to see how their training is preparing them for the year ahead and many personal best were achieved. Well done to everyone who competed! Check on the Results page for more details from this  for this four event competition (Fence, Swim, Run/ Shoot).

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.