2015 Riding and Pentathlon Training Camp, Regional Competition, and National Qualifier for Youth and Juniors
Dec. 27- January 3, 2016
Rancho Mirage CA.
Ride, Run, Shoot , Fence, Swim in beautiful Rancho Mirage, CA.
Details about Camp


Pentathlon and Equestrian Centers International is hosting a week long training camp and open competition and national qualifier for Juniors, and Youth.Riding:   We will ride exquisite horses at the beautiful Equestrian Centers International, Rancho Mirage facility, with Olympic coach Michael Cintas.Combined Run/Shoot: Running coach is Carmelo Felix, Modern Pentathlon Team in Barcelona, World Cup medalist and member of the Mexican Olympic team in Barcelona.  The venue is on the grounds of ECI.  The shooting coaches are Mike Duffy and Bill Donovan. Athletes will have individual and group instruction.Swimming:  The venue is the beautiful Palm Desert Aquatic Center, our coach is Karla Anderson former national swimmer and current local swim coach.


Camp pricing is $150 per day.  This includes:
  • Riding, swimming, running, shooting, and fencing instruction

  • Lunch

  • Ground transport to events

  • Airport pickup

Private fencing lessons are also available for an extra fee.

Please write checks to Mike Duffy with Pentathlon Training in Memo field.

The deposit of $150 is due on Dec 3rd

The balance is due on arrival.

The last day of camp will be a competition starting with warm ups at 7am finishing with the run shoot for an end time around 3:30pm.


What to bring
  • Your running , swimming, fencing and riding attire

  • Your own equipment (epees, fencing clothing, pistols, riding helmets, etc.)

NOTE:  Laser pistols and laser targets will be supplied by USA Pentathlon  for training and competition.

A checklist and other information will be sent to you individually by email. Meanwhile you may check out our Pentathlon Equipment Checklist from the Handbook on this site.


We have special accommodations pricing at the Hilton Garden Inn in Rancho Mirage. Call 760 776 9700 to make your reservation. 

4 Athletes will share a room so the cost will be shared accordingly. A Chaperone will be staying at the hotel too.  Meals at night will be provided at the coaches’ accommodations (a large rental home) for an additional cost of approximately $10 per meal or older Athletes can go out and buy their own meals.


Thank you to Michael and Marian Shaughnessy of Rancho Mirage Riding Park for sponsoring this event.


Entries Due

Dec 3rd 2015

To ask questions 
call Pat Duffy on:
Or email Pat: