Biathlon Series Event #3

When:March 2, 2014 (all-day)
Where:Whistler Olympic Park
Categories:Biathlon

AGES

9 and up (as of December 31, 2013)

COST

Ages 19 and up: $25 (online registration)
Ages 9-18: $20 (online registration)
CWSC Members receive a $5 discount per event

REGISTRATION

online registration available here until 10:00pm on February 27, 2014
If space available, day-of registration will be from 11:30-12:15 at the check-in desk for an additional $5

CATEGORIES

3 x 500m – Approximate start time: 13:30
3 x 900m – Approximate start time: 13:45
3 x 2km – Approximate start time: 14:00

CHECK IN

12:00-12:45 at the biathlon building

RIFLE SAFETY

12:45-13:30 at the biathlon range

GENERAL INFO

  • No previous skiing, biathlon or firearms experience is required
  • Target shooting instruction and a chance to practice shooting provided during rifle safety
  • The races consist of three skiing loops and two shooting bouts
  • Participants shoot in the prone (lying down) position for both shooting bouts
  • Participants do not carry the biathlon rifles; the rifles remain on the range
  • Biathlon rifles, ammunition and shooting rests are all provided
  • Participants must provide their own trail pass
  • Participants have the option of having their times recorded; those who want their times recorded will be provided with a bib

COMPETITIVE CATEGORY INFO

  • Competitive category is for ages 15 and up (as of December 31, 2013)
  • Shooting bouts will be prone then standing
  • There will be an opportunity to zero your rifle from 12:45-1:30
  • You must provide your own rifle
  • You have the choice of carrying your rifle while skiing, or leaving it at the range on a rifle rack