Biathlon Safety Certification Clinic

Sunday, December 8, 2019 8:30 AM (GMT-6)

Event info
Sport: Skiing - biathlon
Location: Middleton, WI, United States
Registrations: 3
Registration closes: Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:59 AM (GMT-6)
Organized by: Blackhawk Ski Club
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Event notes
A USBA Biathlon "Red Book" Safety Certification Class will be held at Blackhawk Ski Club from 8:30 AM to Noon on Sunday, December 8, 2019 (Registration payment at 8:30; Class starts at 9 AM sharp!). This class will result in certification to participate in USBA open biathlon races. The class will cover biathlon safety, range procedures, race formats and shooting instruction. This course will also cover rifle selection and costs and the opportunity to shoot different rifles. Participants should dress appropriate to be outside for a good portion of the morning. The class will be held rain, snow or shine

Fees are $50 for adults and $25 for middle and high school students. (Bring fee to clinic after registering online.)

Participants (or Parents of Minors) must accept the liability waiver below.


8:30- 9:00 Registration
9:00- 10:00 Introduction to Biathlon—Biathlon history, Elements of a biathlon race— Boy/Girls, Youth, Junior, Senior and Masters Programs, Race formats and requirements, Training Plans
10:00- 11:00 Range Procedures- Rifle safety and handling, operation of a range, ballistics from a safety standpoint, shooting positions and form, rifle care and cleaning
11:00- 12:00 Biathlon/Shooting—Shooting basics, an accurate shot, rifle fitting, scoping, zeroing, sighting in, practice drills
12:00- 1:00 Range Practice- Shooting, range procedures
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