The history and tasks of IBOF
The International Biathlon Orienteering Federation (IBOF) is the highest leading organ in Biathlon Orienteering and was founded in 1998.
The IBOF consists of national federations or associations which represent Biathlon Orienteering in respective country and which have been granted membership of the IBOF.
The objectives of the IBOF are
- To disseminate information on Biathlon Orienteering and to secure its development in the fields of competitive sports and popular recreational sports
- To Promote training knowledge as well as officiating in the sport of Biathlon Orienteering
- To promote friendly relations between those participating in Biathlon Orienteering
What is …
… Biathlon Orienteering. Learn some more about a interesting and challenging sport.
See the list of IBOF members by countries with the contact person, phone and email.
The tasks of the IBOF are
- To appoint the country to arrange the competition and time for the World Championships and other international competitions in Biathlon Orienteering
- To draw up international regulations and guidelines for Biathlon Orienteering and to supervise their application
- To represent Biathlon Orienteering sport in the international sports organizations and to media, business, industry and sponsors
Our most important event is the World Biathlon Orienteering Championships (WBOC), held annually in one of our member countries.
We are a community of enthusiastic sportswomen and sportsmen in more and more countries.
Enjoy our challenging sport, share our passion for Biathlon Orienteering and take part of our mission. We are sure you will never regret it.
See you soon on the track.
Yours, Hans Mandahl – IBOF Chairman