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PLEASE NOTE: CNSC offers a variety of programming for 9 year olds. Visit this link to help you make an informed choice.

Biathlon Entry Level Official's Course 2016 Registration

NCCP Community Coaching  Biathlon Bears's Gold Coaching Course 

Biathlon Bears is a comprehensive program that teaches the skills required for the sport of biathlon. It is designed for children between ages 9-12 years (2004-2007 birth years) and is delivered through Canada’s biathlon clubs. It is a 3­-tiered program and participants are recognized as they progress through the levels. The fall session kicks off the winter season with dryland training.

Schedule, Times and Fees:

Fall (September 17, 2016 - December 17, 2016) $220*

Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm 

Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm for dryland training   AND   1:15-3:00 pm for shooting.


Winter (January 7, 2017- March 4, 2017 (End date is snow dependant) $300*

Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 - 7:30pm     and   Saturday 9:15am - 11:30 am

*All participants must have a CNSC membership and a range pass, which can both be purchased at the time of registration. Additionally, participants must be members of Biathlon BC; this membership can be purchased on the Biathlon Canada website. 

Practice Locations and details are communicated using Coach's Calendar

Registration opens early September on  and closes Sept. 16

Payment notes:

  • Online payment is by credit card only.
  • Program fees have credit card installment payment options - approximately half is payable immediately and the remainder due at the first of the month over the course of 3-5 months depending on the program. 
  • Membership fees and Cash/Cheque payments must be paid in full.
  • Please note there are processing fees added at checkout. 
  • If you need to pay by cash or cheque, please visit the office Monday-Friday betweeen 9am and 4pm.  Call ahead  250-564-3809 to be sure someone is there.   Administrative fees will apply and are equal to the onine processing fees.
  • GST is not included in listed prices and will be added at checkout.

**If you are a Biathlon Bear, please register only as a Biathlon Bear and do not register for Track Attack as well. Thank you. **


Fundraising and Volunteering:

The success of this program hinges on volunteer coaches and parent help in a variety of disciplines. For every child registered in the program, there is a need for volunteer help from at least one parent. Parents are encouraged to find a volunteer role that best suits their schedule, interest and abilities. The club requires both new and experienced coaches at various levels, so if you are interested in coaching and don’t want to coach your own child, that’s not a problem. We’ll help you find a suitable coaching role. The club provides coach training, and you provide your time and knowledge to develop future athletes. If you would prefer a volunteer task that does not involve coaching, fantastic! We’ve got tasks for you. Please complete the volunteer section on the Zone4 registration to identify your interests.

The 2016-2017 season brings the need to fundraise in order to support programs. A fundraising policy is currently under development. Families will be given the choice of actively participating in fundraising activities or paying a fundraising levy. More information will be distributed once the policy is finalized. If you would like to be involved in coordinating fundraising activities, please send an e-mail expressing your interest to



Fall Equipment:

  • Skate roller skis
  • Skate boots
  • Skate and Classic poles with roller ski ferrules
  • Knee Pads for new Roller Skiers Recommended
  • Short classic poles for ski bounding
  • Road or Mtn Bike for Road cycling
  • Bike helmet, Gloves
  • Hi visibility vest or t shirt for roller skiing
  • Good quality trail running shoes
  • Yoga mat
  • Head Lamp (A MUST)
  • Watch with a count down repeat setting
  • Training/Racing Log Book-
  • Water Bottle that can be worn while training.
  • Clothing to Participate in ALL weather conditions.

Winter Equipment:

  • Skate Skis
  • Classic Skis
  • Skate and Classic Ski Boots or Combi Boot.
  • Skate and Classic Poles.
  • Larger ski basket options for warm/soft snow
  • Good quality trail running shoes
  • Yoga mat
  • Appropriate Gloves, Toques, Mitts, Face covering (buff)
  • Wool Socks
  • Wicking Layers (not cotton)
  • Warm Up or Training Weight clothing
  • CNSC Race Suit
  • CNSC Toque (ALTAGAS)
  • Glasses or Visors for different light and weather conditions
  • Head Lamp (Mandatory to have on the skier at all evening practices)
  • Watch with a count down repeat setting or HR monitor with a timer on it.
  • Water Bottle that can be worn while training.


All biathletes must have a biathlon rifle. There are a number of club rifles available to new biathletes on a first come first served basis, rental is $150 for the first year and $200 for subsequent years. Athletes who intend to compete for several years in biathlon are encouraged to purchase their own rifle so that it may be adjusted to their particular requirements.

A firearms PAL (possession acquisition license) is required before anyone can take a rifle home for dry firing practice.

All biathletes must pay for the ammunition they use. Typical ammo cost for a year is between $140.00 and $400.00.



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Phone/Fax: 250-564-3809

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1243
Prince George, BC
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Prince George, BC
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