1-Day Newcomer Biathlon Clinic

Saturday, June 24, 2017 8:30 AM (GMT-7)

Event info
Sport: Running
Location: East Wenatchee, WA, United States
Registrations: 2
Registration closes: Friday, June 23, 2017 11:59 PM (GMT-7)
Organized by: Washington Biathlon Association
Event website: www.wabiathlon.org
Event notes
Discount code for 18 or younger:
Youth/Junior

The North Central Washington Gun Club is located at 2710 Gun Club Road, East Wenatchee, WA. It is on the heights above East Wenatchee.

Eligibility: This event is designed for those new to Biathlon and those interested in a basic refresher. It includes the mandatory safety class as well as training in range procedures, race strategy and marksmanship. It is not intended for experienced Biathletes. It is limited to twenty participants so preregistration is required.

Ammunition: Biathlon rifles use low or standard velocity .22 caliber ammunition with 40 grain lead bullets. The WBA supplies rifles and ammunition for this event.

Instructors: Instructors will be experienced biathletes from the Washington Biathlon Association, including athletes who have competed nationally and internationally. For more information please contact Clinic Director Bob Vallor at bob.vallor(at)wabiathlon.org.

Safety Certification: The Mandatory U.S. Biathlon Association safety certification course will be given with this clinic. If you have already taken the safety course you are encouraged to go again, as there have been some rule changes in recent seasons.

Clinic Day Format and Schedule
8:30 to 9:00 am: Check-In
9:00 to 10:00 am: USBA Safety Clinic
10:00 to 12:00 noon: Rifle familiarization and zeroing
12:00 to 1:00 pm: Lunch and discussion
1:00 to 3:00 pm: Range procedures, positions and race tactics
3:00 to 3:30 pm: Short ‘fun’ race
3:30 to 4:00 pm: Range equipment breakdown

Rifles: Rifles will be available for those without their own. These are Izhmash biathlon rifles. We do have left handed rifles.
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