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Results:  https://www.webscorer.com/race?raceid=210112

Start List:  https://www.webscorer.com/startlist?raceid=209941

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Registration closes on February 7, 2020 at 8 PM!

Location: Liberty Bell High School/McCabe Ski Trails, 18 Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop, WA

Entry Fees: Methow Valley Biathlon Member* – $15, Non-MVB Member – $25
* MVB Members contact Besty Devin-Smith if you do not have the discount code.

Eligibility: Biathlon is open to all athletes age 9 and over who have completed a US Biathlon certified safety clinic. All competitors must be current members of US Biathlon, Biathlon Canada or purchase a USBA member for a day license for $10. (see registration form) .

Click here for USBA membership forms and fees.

Race Format: We will use the “very” modified Pursuit race format (start list generated from a draw) with 10 second interval starts. Four shooting bouts, five laps skiing. Short (< 100 m) penalty lap for each missed shot. Fastest time wins.  We are using a 10 second start interval within each start group to make the event more exciting.

Please note: All rifles must be in soft or hard cases unless they are on the range or on the athletes back while skiing on the course. No rifles in the school building. Any unattended rifles must be in locked vehicles.

Schedule:
Saturday 12:00-2:00 pm Official training–range open and courses marked
Sunday
7:30-8:30  Stadium setup
8:00 – 9:00 – Bib Pick-Up and Waiver Signing
9:00 – 9:45 – Zero
10:00 – Race Start – Modified Pursuit format – 10 sec interval starts. Be ready to go in the start lane 5 minutes before your start!
10:00 Novice Midgets 3km
10:30 Dev 2 5km and Dev 1 4km
11:00 U20, U17, Masters 7.5km
11:45 Parents 3km
12:15 Awards
12:30 Takedown

Categories & Distances*

Category Total
distance
Loop
distance
Course
color
Shooting protocol
Novice Midgets 3 km 600 m yellow Shooting prone only (PPPP) with rest on large targets
(U13 or by coach’s discretion)
Development 1 4 km 800 m blue Shooting prone only (PPPP) with rest on small targets
Development 2 5 km 1 km green Shooting prone only (PPPP) no rest (cuff) on small targets
U17 7.5 km 1.5 km orange Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), rifle rack-to-rack
U20 7.5 km 1.5 km orange Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Masters 20-34 7.5 km 1.5 km orange Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Masters 35-49 7.5 km 1.5 km orange Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Masters 50+ 7.5 km 1.5 km orange Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Parents 3 km 600 m yellow Shooting prone only (PPPP) with rest on large targets

*The categories are customized for this event and are not normal biathlon categories

Course Maps

600m Loop for 3k race

800m Loop for 4k race

1 km Loop for 5k race

1.5 km Loop for 7.5 km race

Stadium

Stadium and all course maps in one PDF

Weather

Weather forecast for McCabe Stadium

Toko wax recommendation

Start list and results

Start list and race results will be available live online at Webscorer.com.  See links at top of page.

For further information on this event, contact Betsy Devin-Smith at 509-996-3159 or biathlon@mvnsef.org.

Past Results

2019