The NRA Foundation Biathlon Scholarship Rifle 2019-2020
So we may determine your level of commitment to train, compete, and progress in the sport of biathlon, please complete the application below. When finished, hit the "submit" button and the form will be submitted with a confirmation e-mail back when the form is received. Completed application for a rifle must be submitted by 15 MAY 2019.
Email address *
1. Name, Last *
Your answer
2. Name, First *
Your answer
3. Date of Birth *
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4. School
School enrollment in fall semester of this year
Your answer
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5. Phone Number *
Your answer
6. e-mail address *
Best address for correspondence and application confirmation.
Your answer
7. Street Address *
physical address
Your answer
8. City *
Your answer
9. State *
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10. Zip Code
Your answer
11. Parent's Name (Last, First)
If the applicant is under 18 years old
Your answer
12. Parent's Phone Number
Your answer
13. Parent e-mail address
Your answer
14. Name of local ski, rifle, and/or biathlon club.
Your answer
15. Name of local rifle range.
Name and/or location of rifle range where you can practice shooting.
Your answer
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16. US Biathlon Association membership number
Your answer
17. Do you have access to club biathlon rifles?
Does your local biathlon club have rifles for member usage?
18. I have taken a biathlon rifle safety course or general rifle safety course *
This could be a NRA gun safety class, USBA biathlon rifle and range safety class or hunter education class
19. List the safety class organization, date and class location. *
Your answer
20. Are you a left handed or right handed shooter?
That is do you squeeze the trigger with your right or left hand? Do you place the butt stock into your right or left shoulder?
21. Have you been the recipient of a scholarship rifle in the past?
Check how many years you have received a scholarship rifle, ABA or other club?
year
year
22. Primary Coach's Name
What adult coach do you rely on most for biathlon and/or x-c ski guidance?
Your answer
23. Coach's e-mail
Provide so we may contact coach for reference
Your answer
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24. Coach's recommendation sent
Please have your coach send to the ABA Scholarship committee their assessment on your performance, need, motivation, and commitment to the sport of biathlon. Email at alaskabiathlonassociation@gmail.com, "Attention: ABA Rifle Scholarship Committee-applicant's last name."
25. Training/activity log sent
Scan copy of log(s) or share link to ABA email address at alaskabiathlonassociation@gmail.com, Attention: ABA Scholarship Committee--applicant's last name
26. Current Cumulative Grade Point Average
27. What are your long term career and athletic goals?
Your answer
28. What biathlon and cross-country ski training have you undertaken in the past 12 months?
This could be development camps, routine training, club participation, etc.
Your answer
29. Please list your biathlon and cross-country ski race experience
Include races place, race series, location, points earned, etc.
Your answer
30. Please describe other athletic activities you participate in.
Include school athletics, citizen races, intramurals, clubs sports, race place, scores, race series, etc.
Your answer
31. Tell us why you think you should be chosen to receive a scholarship rifle.
Your answer
32. As a rifle recipient, I understand I will be expected to participate frequently in biathlon activities, including range openings, winter and summer races, time trials, and clinics. *
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33. As a rifle recipient, If I find I’m unable to use the rifle frequently for training and other activities, I will return it to the committee *
34. As a rifle recipient, I understand that my parents and I will need to receive a care and cleaning class prior to receiving the rifle. *
35. As a rifle recipient, my parent and I will be responsible for any loss of or damage to the rifle and items supplied with it. *
Scholarship rifle recipient will replace and/or repair any damaged or lost items. A $100 maintenance fee per year will be collected prior to rifle issued to scholarship recipient. Check will be made out to ABA, Inc, (note, Scholarship Rifle).
36. As a rifle recipient, I understand that I am expected to maintain a biathlon activity and training log during the year to track my progress and use of the rifle. *
Activity log will be placed in a cloud service and shared to the committee by you or your coach.
37. As a rifle recipient, I agree to return the rifle in a clean and serviceable condition. *
Scholarship rifle recipient will clean, replace and/or repair any damaged or lost items. A $200 maintenance fee per year will be collected prior to rifle issued to scholarship recipient. Check will be made out to ABA, Inc, (note, Scholarship Rifle).
38. As a rifle recipient, I agree that the rifle must be returned to the Biathlon Committee by May 2019. *
39. As a Scholarship Rifle recipient, I agree to provide photos of myself training and competing with the rifle. *
You will permit ABA, Inc. to use these photos on our website, social media, newsletters, posters, etc for the purposes of promoting biathlon in Alaska.
40. WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY *
Identification of risk. I, the above named competitor, know that biathlon consisting of Nordic skiing and rifle marksmanship, involves risks of serious injury, including permanent disability and death. I understand that these injuries might result not only from my actions, but the actions or negligence of others. Assumption of Risk. I agree that I am responsible for my safety while participating in biathlon training and completion. I assume all risks, both known and unknown, connected with my participation. Waiver. Being aware of the risks and willing to assume them, I waive, release and hold harmless Alaska Biathlon Association, Inc., The NRA Foundation, volunteers, directors, officers, coaches, sponsors, advertisers, competitors, athletes, audience, and owners/leasers of used premises from all claims for liability, injury, loss, or damage connected with my participation in biathlon training and competition. I intend for this waiver and release to also apply to my relatives, personal representatives, heirs, beneficiaries, next of kin and assigns. I and my parents (if a minor) have read this agreement carefully, understand that I give up substantial rights by signing it and sign it voluntarily.
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41. Liability agreement initials *
Enter your name initials, both biathlete and parents (if a minor)
Your answer
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