New York Biathlon Championships


March 11-12

Where: Saratoga Biathlon Club, 3016 South Shore Rd, Hadley, NY 12835(map)

Early Bird Fees!

Starting on February 1, 2017 the fees will increase by $5. On March 8, 2017 the fee will increase by an additional $5 (for the full weekend only).

Race Formats

Biathlon Sprint: Sprint format race, two shooting stops and penalty loops for misses.

Biathlon Relay: Teams of three athletes will compete in two divisions, club and sport. Each NYSSRA Biathlon Club may enter a maximum of two teams in the club relay. All other athletes will be placed in three pools (by %-back). Sport teams will be chosen by random draw and will comprise of one athlete from each of the three pools.

Relay Teams

It is the responsibility of the club presidents to select athletes for the relay teams for the Biathlon Club relay. A separate from is available for submitting the relay teams. An up to date list of registered athletes will be posted on the event registration page website.

The event organizers will select athletes at random for the biathlon sport relay. Relay teams must be submitted to the event organizer by 6:00 PM on March 11.


The New York Biathlon Championships are open to all athletes. You must be a member of the USBA or Biathlon Canada. Membership for the day may be purchased for those without membership. There will not be a safety clinic for the biathlon race, thus all athletes must have completed the safety certification prior to the championship event.


Registration is through Registration fees will increase by $5 on February 1, and again on March 8. There will not be day of race registration available.

For anyone who plans to pay at the event, the fee structure will be as follows:

  • One Day Only
    • $25 pre-registered by February 1
    • $30 pre-registered after February 1
  • Both Days
    • $40 pre-registered by February 1
    • $45 pre-registered by March 8
    • $50 after March 8


Saturday March 11, 2017 – Sprint Race

  • Bib Pickup: 10:00 AM
  • Zero: 11:00 AM
  • Start: 12:00 PM

Sunday March 11, 2017 – Relay Race

  • Bib Pickup: 10:00 AM
  • Zero: 11:00 AM
  • Start: 12:00 PM