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) .
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.
Saturday 12:00-2:00 pm Official training–range open and courses marked
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
Categories & Distances*
|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
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 email@example.com.