Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

NEW DATES: February 11-12, 2017
in Manchester, VT

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A primitive biathlon is a fun and challenging wilderness competition of target shooting and snowshoeing. The event is open to all muzzleloading firearm enthusiast, regardless of their skill level or athletic ability.

Spectators are welcomed and encouraged to view portions of the course. Other black powder shooting events are held throughout the weekend.

All the wonderful prizes shown below have been generously donated by many local sponsors. To date, this event has contributed $3400 to Green Mountain Conservation Camps and $25,000 to the Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Green Mountain Conservation Camps Scholarship Fund.

2017 Raffle Prizes:

Thompson Center Arms .54 cal. Renegade

This year's traditional cap lock raffle prize will be a Lyman .50 cal percussion Trade Rifle.

Traditions Vortek Ultra-lite .50 cal Cerakote/Black

This year we have two inline raffle prizes. The first is a Traditions Vortek Ultra-lite .50 cal Cerakote/Black 3-9x40 with case.

CVA Optima V2 Northwest .50 cal SST/RT XTRA

The second inline rifle prize is a CVA Optima V2 Northwest .50 cal SST/RT XTRA Green with sights.

Door Prizes:

Registrants and spectators can also sign up to win one of many great door prizes to be given away. You do not have to be present to win. Last year our generous sponsors have donated over $2500 in goods and services.

Mountain man with muzzleloader

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We are tremendously grateful for the support of our sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible. Please take a moment to visit them.

Sponsors, Past and Present (Donated prizes, services, etc.)