1-Day Newcomer Biathlon Clinic(Saturday)

Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:30 AM (GMT-7)

Event info
Sport: Running
Location: Tukwila, WA, United States
Registrations: 16
Registration closes: Friday, May 24, 2019 11:59 PM (GMT-7)
Organized by: Washington Biathlon Association
Event website: www.wabiathlon.org
Event notes
Discount Code for 18 and younger (Parents are encouraged to attend the Safety Clinic of any minor registered, no fee)

The Seattle Police Athletic Association (SPAA) is located at 11030 East Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA. It is south of Boeing Field a few blocks south of the Boeing Access Rd. From I-5 take Exit 158 and go west to East Marginal Way S then south underneath the light rail tracks. Look for the WBA banner on the entry fence.

Check in and classroom will be at the rifle range Classroom 2.

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 at Classroom #2 at SPAA
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
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