Saturday, October 3, 2015
Cable Rod and Gun Club
14780 McNaught Rd, Cable, WI 54821

A USBA Biathlon Safety Certification Class will be held at Cable Rod and Gun Club from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on October 3, 2015. This class will result in certification to participate in USBA open races. The class will cover biathlon safety, range procedures, race formats and shooting instruction. This course will also cover rifle selection, 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.

Registration and Entry Fees:

Event registration is available online. Release of liability forms will be available the day of the clinic and will take place in the Club Shelter. Proceeds from the event will be used to help establish a biathlon venue and targets near the Birkebeiner trail.

Fees are $50 for adults (19 & up) and $25 for middle and high school students (10 – 18). Preregister at:

Clinic is limited to first 30 participants, pre-registration is highly recommended and payment in cash or check will be accepted day of event at check in.

Schedule – Saturday, October 3, 2015

8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Check in
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

Volunteer Help:

Volunteer help from experienced biathletes is welcome for this event. Please contact or call Mark Torresani at 608.334.2846

Posted September 28, 2015 at 3:16 pm