Sun of a Gun Biathlon

Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:00 AM (GMT-8)

Event info
Sport: Skiing - biathlon
Location: Winthrop, WA, United States
Registrations: 2
Registration closes: Friday, February 7, 2020 8:00 PM (GMT-8)
Organized by: Methow Valley Biathlon
Event website: https://methowvalleynordic.com/event/sun-of-a-gun/
Event notes
Welcome to the 2020 Sun of a Gun biathlon race! Registration closes at 8 pm, on February 7! There is no day of race registration! Location: Liberty Bell High School/McCabe Trails, 18 Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop, WA

Entry Fees: Methow Valley Biathlon Member* - $15, Non-MVB Member - $25
* 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
https://www.teamusa.org/us-biathlon/membership/join-usba-online for membership forms & fees.

Race Format: Interval start (15 sec), four shooting bouts, 5 laps skiing. Short (< 100 m) penalty lap for each missed shot.

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 Day Schedule:
8:00 - 9:00 - Bib Pick-Up and Waiver Signing
9:00 - 9:45 - Zero
10:00 - Race Start – Modified Pursuit format – 15 sec interval starts. Parents race at end.

Categories & Distances (start order is as shown, Novice Midgets first)
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
U17 – 7.5 KM, Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), rifle rack-to-rack
U20 – 7.5 KM, Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Masters 20+ - 7.5 KM, Shooting prone & standing (PPSS), carrying rifle
Parents - 3 KM, Shooting prone only with rest on large targets
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I know that running, mountain biking. biathlon, nordic and freestyle skiing are action sports carrying significant risks of serious personal injury, death or property damage. I also know that there are mental, mechanical and environmental conditions and risks which independently or in combination with my activities may cause property damage. or severe or even fatal injuries to me or others.

I agree that I am alone responsible for (a) my safety while participating in competitive events and/or training for competitive events and. (b) providing. utilizing, and maintaining that equipment necessary for the safe enjoyment of my participation in such events and specifically acknowledge that the following persons or entities including the Methow Trails, Sun Mountain Lodge. Inc., Methow Valley Biathlon, U.S. Biathlon Assoc., Foster's Homeowners Assoc, U.S. Forest Service, the Methow Valley School District, the ski area, the landowners, the promoters. The sponsors. the organizers, the promoters clubs, the officials and any agent, representative, officer. director, employee, member or affiliate of any person or entity named above are not responsible for my safety. I specifically RELEASE and DISCHARGE, in advance, those parties for any liability whether known or unknown, even that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of persons or entities mentioned herein. I agree to accept all responsibility for the risks, conditions and hazards which may occur whether they now be known or unknown.

Being fully aware of the risks, conditions and hazards of the proposed activity as a competitor, coach or official, I HEREBY AGREE WAIVE, RELEASE AND DISCHARGE any and all claims for damages for death, personal injury or property damage which I may have or which may hereafter accrue to me as a result of any participation in competitive events or training for competitive events, against any person or entity identified above whether such injury or damage was foreseeable or not, Including any such claims regarding the design or condition of any equipment used by me In such recreation and/or competitive events without regard to whether such equipment is specified or recommended by such persons or entities identified above.

I further agree to forever HOLD HARMLESS and INDEMNIFY all persons and entities identified above, generally and specifically, from any and all liability for death, personal injury or property damage resulting in any way from my participating in competitive events, or training for competitive events.

I currently have, and I agree to maintain throughout the time that I recreate, train and compete, valid and sufficient medical and accident insurance, I understand that this is solely my responsibility and I release all persons and entities Identified herein from providing this coverage for me.

I agree that I will accept and abide by the rules and regulations imposed by the organizers of any particular competition. This Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk and Release shall he binding upon my heirs and assigns.

I recognize that biathlon involves the use of firearms and I certify that I am not disabled or restricted from using or possessing firearms by any state or federal law or by the ruling of any court.

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By Acknowledgment of Risk and Release as Parent/Guardian. I am consenting to the competitive participation in recreation or competitive skiing and training and acknowledge that I understand that any and all risk whether known or unknown, is expressly assumed by me and all claims, whether known or unknown, are expressly waived in advance.
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