Sun of a Gun Biathlon

Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:00 AM (GMT-8)

Event info
Sport: Skiing - biathlon
Location: Winthrop, WA, United States
Registrations: 35
Registration closes: Friday, January 25, 2019 8:00 PM (GMT-8)
Organized by: Methow Valley Biathlon
Event website:
Event notes
Location: Liberty Bell High School/McCabe Ski Trails, 18 Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop, WA

Entry Fees: Methow Valley Biathlon Member* - $5.00, Non-MVB Member - $10.00
* MVB Members contact Betsy 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) .

Please go to: for membership forms & fees.

Race Format: We will use the “very” modified Pursuit race format (start list generated from a draw) with 10 second interval starts. Fastest time wins.

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.

Race Date Schedule:
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. Parents will race at end of start times.

Categories & Distances*
Novice Midgets – 3 KM, Shooting prone only with rest on large targets (U13 or by coach's discretion)
Dev 1 - 4 KM, Shooting prone only with rest on small targets
Dev 2 – 5 KM, Shooting prone only no rest (cuff) on small targets
U20 – 7.5 KM, Shooting prone & standing, carrying rifle
Masters 20+ - 7.5 KM, Shooting prone & standing, carrying rifle
Parents - 3 KM, Shooting prone only with rest on large targets

*These are categories made specifically for this race – not normal biathlon categories.
* Additional Masters categories may be added.

For further information on this event, contact Betsy Devin-Smith at 509-996-3159 or
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