Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

February 6-7, 2016
in Manchester, VT

Thanks for another great year!

2016 Results are now available - Click Here


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 $16,500 to the Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Green Mountain Conservation Camps Scholarship Fund.

2016 Raffle Prizes:

Thompson Center Arms .54 cal. Renegade

This year's traditional cap lock raffle prize will be a “like new” Interarms Hawken percusion .50cal in the box donated by Eric Severance.

Thompson Center Arms .50 cal Impact Inline

This year's inline raffle prize will be a "brand new" CVA Optima inline .50cal muzzle loader with case and sabots donated by the Manchester Rod & Gun Club.

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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Past Sponsors (Donated prizes, services, etc.)