Biathlon Safety Certification Clinic

Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:30 AM (GMT-6)

Event info
Sport: Skiing - biathlon
Location: Middleton, WI, United States
Registrations: 16
Registration closes: Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:59 AM (GMT-6)
Organized by: Blackhawk Ski Club
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A USBA Biathlon "Red Book" Safety Certification Class will be held at Blackhawk Ski Club from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Sunday, September 26, 2021 (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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Identification of Risk. I know biathlon competition / training involves risks of serious injury, including permanent disability and death. I understand that these injuries might result not only from my actions, but the actions, inactions, or negligence of others.

Assumption of Risk. I agree that I am responsible for my safety while participating in this biathlon competition / training. I assume all risks, both known and unknown, connected with my participation.

Waiver. Being aware of the risks and willing to assume them, I waive, release, and hold Blackhawk Ski Club, Town of Middleton, Dane County, and U.S.B.A., and their affiliate clubs, directors, officers, employees, coaches, sponsors, advertisers, and owners/lessors of used premises from all claims for liability, injury, loss, or damage connected with my participation in this biathlon competition / training. I intend for this waiver and release to also apply to my relatives, personal representatives, heirs, beneficiaries, next of kin, and assigns.

Insurance. I currently have, and agree to maintain throughout the time I participate, sufficient medical and accident insurance. I understand that this is my responsibility and release any one else from providing it for me.

I have read this agreement carefully, understand that I give up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it voluntarily.
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