Become a Member

Individuals must register with Biathlon BC in order to participate in biathlon activities organized by clubs, such as programs, training camps and competitions.

The current registration year is April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Club and Individual registrations are now available through Biathlon Canada – http://biathloncanada.ca/membership

Membership Categories

Athlete

An athlete registration provides full  privileges for training and competing in Biathlon BC. It includes a license to compete in all biathlon competitions in North America, and is required in order to be eligible for Biathlon BC Camps and Teams.

Athletes may enter into the competitive categories at a BC Cup, and are eligible to receive BC Cup points.

Recreational Athlete

A Recreational Athlete registration is required for biathlon training, and for participation in non-competitive events such as recreational races and demonstration days.

Recreational Athletes  ages 8-12 (as of December 31, 2019) may participate in the Midget and Juvenile categories at a BC Cup. Otherwise, Recreational Athlete members can only participate in a BC Cup in a Recreational category.

Recreational Athletes are not eligible to receive BC Cup points, regardless of what category they participate in.

A 2019/2020 Recreational Athlete registration is $20.

Coach

A coach registration is required in order to undertake biathlon coaching activities.

With a coach registration you can also participate in non-competitive events such as recreational races and demonstration days, and participate in the Recreational category at a BC Cup event.

A coach registration does not provide a competition license to enter into the competitive categories at a BC Cup.

A 2019/2020 Coach registration is $15.

Officials

An officials registration provides insurance to undertake biathlon officiating activities, and provides support for the sport of biathlon in BC and Canada.

A 2019/2020 Officials registration is $10.

Supporter/Volunteer

A supporter/volunteer registration provides insurance to undertake biathlon volunteering activities, and provides support for the sport of biathlon in BC and Canada. A 2019/2020 Supporter/Volunteer registration is $10.

Racing Categories

Junior Boy/Girl and younger is for athletes ages 14 and under (as of December 31, 2020). A 2019/2020 Athlete registration for Junior Boy/Girl and younger is $70.

Senior Boy/Girl and older is for athletes ages 15-34 (as of December 31, 2020) A 2019/2020 Athlete registration for Senior Boy/Girl and older is $110.

Masters is for athletes ages 35 and older (as of December 31, 2020). A 2019/2020 Athlete registration for Masters is $110.

Membership Numbers

Click HERE for a current list of the individuals who are registered with Biathlon BC for the 2020-2021 season.

Day Licenses

Privileges and Restrictions of Day Licenses

  • Day licenses allow you to participate in all biathlon activities that require Biathlon Canada insurance (e.g. Recreational Classes, Regional Races, Promotional events, Toonie races, Demo Days, Introduction to Biathlon, etc)
  • Day licenses cannot be used for out-of province biathlon activities (a local day membership would have to be purchased).
  • A day license is required for each single day of a biathlon related activity. For example, if you are participating in a two-day event and do not have a Biathlon Canada season registration, you will be required to purchase two day licenses.
  • An athlete who is participating with a Day license at a BC Cup may only enter the Recreational category, except for Juvenile and Midgets who may compete in their respective classes with a Day license.

Purchasing a Day License

Individual Day licenses may be purchased by sending payment to the Biathlon BC Treasurer – see below for reporting information.  Each license costs $5.50 each. Day License Application

Reporting Day Licenses

Clubs hosting events for which they need to purchase Day licenses may do so by having each individual fill out and sign the Day License form. The forms are to be kept by the club for their records. Birthdate, gender and postal code for each day license must then be transcribed onto the Day License Reporting Sheet and emailed to the Treasurer. A cheque can then be mailed as instructed on the Application.

Day Membership reporting sheet

For each event, please fill in the on-line form, just takes a couple of minutes.  Click here for the link.