2019 Gernot Kostera Applications
These prestigious biathlon awards are named after the late Gernot Kostera, an avid supporter of biathlon in our province and a former President of the Alberta Biathlon Club. Gernot passed away a number of years ago but left a legacy behind in the form of his charitable foundation that supports these awards. Since 2008 the Gernot Kostera Award is given annually to one male and one female aged 12-14. The award amount for 2019 is $1000 per recipient. In addition, Gernot Kostera Summer Camp Awards are given to at one male and one female in the same age range, the award will be in the form of free registration to a summer biathlon training program in Alberta supported by ABC.
Applications or third-party nominations will be in the form of a one-page letter listing key biathlon milestones, sport and academic goals, other accomplishments and interest. Include a statement on why the award would be important to you. Applicants must be residents of Alberta and no older than fourteen on March 10, 2019. Application must be e-mailed with the subject line "ABC Kostera Award" to ABC Sport Development Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight February 10, 2019.
The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Calforex Cup #5 in Hinton, Alberta.