Event 1: Biathlon Orienteering Challenge
This will be an orienteering style course in the vicinity of the Kamview Nordic lower stadium. The race begins on the range where participant must clear their target system before heading out on the predetermine course. Waypoints will be laid out and general maps will be of their general whereabouts. Racers will be given a pre-determine sequence of waypoints where they must complete in the best time possible. Race points will be awarded based on their finish times and go towards the count for the Grand Champion title. Participants under the age of 9 must be accompanied by parent and/or supervising adult while on course.
Event 2: Biathlon Speed Shooting Competition
This event is a play on the Biathlon Canada National Team Shooting test, where participants after a zeroing period, will shoot a two 5 round bout at precision target, and then with 5 rounds on the target system under an allotted period of time. The event score will be: precision target score number of hits – seconds over the allotted time.
Event 3: Run and Shoot Sprint Race
This will be a cross-country running biathlon sprint race with three laps and 2 bouts of shooting with time penalty awarded for shot missed. Course length will be age appropriate. Race points will be awarded based on their finish times and go towards the count for the Grand Champion title.
– Juveniles (gender will not be separated), 7-11.
Parent to accompany participants who are under 9, may assist participant while on course.
– Junior Boys/Girls: 12-14
– Open Men/Women: 15+
– Team of two: in the Juvenile, Junior (can be mixed), Open (can be mixed).
Parent to accompany team participants who are under 9, may assist participant while on course.
All participants will be provided with the use of Daisy 853C air rifles with 0.177″ pellets for all activities mentioned above. All participants must attend the safety briefings prior to the events.
Medals for Top 3 will be awarded to each of the categories above. Those who register as team are not eligible for the individual categories. The awards will be remitted during the closing BBQ at chalet.
A grand champion for top Individual and Top Team will be recognized with the highest aggregate score of all three events. Winners to be awarded a small plaque to take home.
Refunds will be made available in the event that the 2019 Bruno’s Blink Festival is cancelled. Refunds minus a $10 administration fee will be granted for withdrawal from the events by 14 September 19. Refunds after this date will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis due to medical reason only.