Windsor, Ontario

July 25 - 31, 2022



Biathlon

Biathlon

– ABOUT –

Biathlon


DATE:   Tuesday, July 26, 2022           TIME: 09:00am

LOCATIONMajor FA Tilston Armoury & Police Training Centre

GUIDING BODY: Can-Am Police-Fire Games Federation / Windsor Police Service

SPORT DESCRIPTION: 

This sport combines two events – Pistol Shooting and Cross Country Running for a total of 3 miles (4.8km) and 24 rounds in the following sequence:

  • One Mile Run (1.6km)
  • 12 Rounds standing without support (Body Target)
  • One Mile Run (1.6km)
  • 12 Rounds standing without support (Body Target)
  • One Mile Run to finish (1.6km)

The team event shall consist of two persons.  Each team member must compete in the individual portion of the Biathlon to be eligible for the team event.  Competitors can only be on one team.  Team will be placed in the age category of the youngest member.  Individual scores are used to determine team scores. Their combined times (after penalty and bonus time) will determine each team’s placement.  Competitors may use a duty weapon or approved handgun.  Competitors must supply their own ammunition.  No competitor will be allowed on the firing range without safety equipment comprised of a vest, ear and eye protection authorized by the Equipment Control Official.  Each competitor shall bring his/her own safety equipment and they shall be checked at the same time that the triggers are weighted and tagged by the Equipment Control Official.  (Ballistic Vest: Threat Level 2 as outlined by the National Institute of Justice.  Eye Protection: Any polycarbonate lens what will deflect casings from both handgun and rifle rounds.  Ear Protection: Any ear protection as long as the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) does not exceed 33 decibels.)  For safety reasons, competitors must be “qualified” with their firearm and familiar with range rules and safety (i.e. formal agency training).  Team members must be declared prior to the individual matches.  Biathlon silhouette targets will be utilized and supplied at the venue. If a competitor wishes to register for a team event and is not on a team, they can contact the Sport Coordinator who may place them in a pool for the team event.  At the coordinator’s discretion, the person will be placed on a team on a first come, first served basis.

Trigger – Revolvers may have both single and double action and must be capable of lifting 2.5 lbs. (1.135 kg) when gun is cocked. Semi automatic pistols must have a trigger pull of at least 3.5 pounds (1.588kg)

Sights – Fixed or adjustable may be used, no shrouds, sight covers, or ramp covers will be allowed.

Barrel – Not to exceed six inches (15.24 cm).

EVENTS:

SINGLES

  • Men’s Under 30 – ages 18 through 29
  • Men’s Senior – ages 30 through 39
  • Men’s Master – ages 40 through 49
  • Men’s Grand master – ages 50 and over
  • Women’s Open
  • Women’s (35yrs & Over)

TEAMS

  • Men’s Under 30 – ages 18 through 29
  • Men’s Senior – ages 30 through 39
  • Men’s Master – ages 40 through 49
  • Men’s Grand Master – ages 50 and over
  • Women’s Open
  • Women (35yrs & Over)
  • Mixed Team