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Biathlon Opening Ceremonies

| February 24, 2014

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Aroostook County –After months of planning and preparation, The 2014 IBU World Youth/Junior Biathlon Championships will take center stage at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, and event sponsors, the organizing committee, and numerous volunteers have created a jam-packed schedule of competitive and community events to engage visitors, starting with opening ceremonies on Thursday.

The public is invited to attend the Opening Ceremonies on Thursday, February 27th, 7:30 pm at Gentile Hall – UMPI.  It is a free, family-friendly event that includes music and light shows.

“The Opening Ceremonies give us a chance to welcome more than 400 athletes and coaches to Aroostook County and really sets the pace for the next week and a half of competitions and cultural events,” said Carolyn Dorsey, chair of the cultural and hosting committee for the Youth/Junior World Championship Biathlon, “It should appeal to a large audience.”

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