The 2014 Biathlon Race will take place on
Wednesday November 26th.
Biathlon Race Details:
Yellowstone Ski Festival 2014
$20.00 per skier through 5pm, Thursday, November 20
$25.00 per skier through 4 pm. Tuesday, November 25- Online Only. No paper registrations for late entries.
Registration closes on Tuesday November 25 at 4PM for all biathlon races. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!
Format: This event will be organized following standard IBU rules for the Sprint Race. The Start will be individual at 30 sec intervals. USBA "Red Book"or National Guard safety certification is required for participation in this race. All classes in this race will carry their rifles.
Distance: 10km for Men/Junior Men and 7.5km for Women/Junior Women/Youth Men & Women/Masters Men & Women.
Awards Schedule: Prizes provided by Altius Handcrafted Firearms will be awarded to the top 3 in each category.
This event is open to all interested skiers*. No previous biathlon or shooting experience is necessary. A safety clinic will be held just prior to the start of the race.
*All new biathletes are required to participate in the FREE "Try Biathlon" clinic at the range on Tuesday Nov. 25 from 10:30am to noon. If you have done a previous novice biathlon safety clinic, you do not need to attend Tuesday's clinic (but you are welcome to join us).
Novice Race is also for any new or slightly experienced Biathletes with their own rifles, but who do not plan to carry their rifles.
Distance: 4km for all categories. (3 laps of the ORANGE loop). Map will be posted at stadium area.
Awards Schedule: Prizes provided by Altius Handcrafted Firearms will be awarded to the top 3 Men and Women and top 3 U12 Boys and Girls.
Biathlon Race Schedule
Monday, November 24
10:00AM-2:00PM Race Secretary available at Race HQ (Chamber visitor center) to assist with late online registration, answer race questions, and confirm registration.
Tuesday, November 25
10:30AM-12Noon “Try It” Biathlon Demonstration. All novice biathletes must attend in order to participate in Wednesday’s race. (Rendezvous Ski Trails Biathlon Range) If you have done a previous novice biathlon clinic, you are not required to attend, but you are welcome to join us.
3:00PM-5:00PM Race Secretary available at Race HQ (Chamber visitor center) to assist with late online Biathlon registration, answer race questions, and confirm registration.
4:00 PM Registration closes for ALL BIATHLON RACES
4:30 PM Biathlon Coaches Meeting at Race Headquarters (Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center)
Wednesday, November 26
9:00-09:50 AM Biathlon Zero and bib pick-up for biathlon sprint and novice race
10:00 AM Biathlon Sprint Start, Biathlon Cabin/Rendezvous Trails
*Biathlon Sprint Awards immediately following race, Biathlon Cabin/Rendezvous Trails
11:00 AM Novice Biathlon Safety Clinic & Start, Biathlon Cabin/Rendezvous Trails
THE SAFETY CLINIC PRIOR TO THE RACE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL NOVICE RACE PARTICIPANTS
Details of the race can be confirmed with Marc Sheppard at Altius Handcrafted Firearms, 406-646-9222, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Click Here for 2.5 km Green Course
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