Posted: 8/7/2019 12:10:27 AM EDT
2-Gun Rifle-Pistol Match and Free Clinic
This match is a modified version of a combat excellence in arms match, and is especially suited to new shooters using rack grade rifles and ball (mil surplus) ammunition. Semi-automatic rifles and pistols are preferred. Optical sights, iron sights, match rifles, or any safe rifle are allowed. It is not necessary to participate in the pistol phase if one chooses not to. With prior request, every effort will be made to provide arms and ammunition to those in need.
CLINIC: Optional clinic is open to all, participation in the match is not required to attend the clinic.
WHEN: Sunday September 15, 2019 0800hrs
LOCATION: Buffalo Creek Gun Club, Bailey, CO on the 600 yd range. See www.bcgc.com for directions to the range.
ENTRIES: Entries are limited based on range capacity. Pre-register at https://practiscore.com/clubs/buffalo_creek_gun_club
FEE: Match fee $5 members, $10 non-members
START: 0800-0900hrs free clinic at 600 yd line, will cover safety, scoring, pit procedures, range procedures, marksmanship fundamentals, and shooting positions. All are welcome to attend the clinic.
MATCH LIVE FIRE: Runs approximate 0930-1230hrs.
RAIN OR SHINE: Match will take place regardless of weather, if roads are passable. Check www.bcgc.com for updates.
AMMUNITION: No tracer or incendiary ammunition. Rifle ammo at least 65 rds (60 for match). Pistol ammo 20 rds. Ammunition must safely match the user’s firearms.
SIGHTERS: Each relay will have a 5 minute unlimited sighter period at the 600yd line before the start of record fire. Coaching will be allowed and standard “come downs” for 500-300-200yd will be given if the shooter lacks ballistic data.
EQUIPMENT (Minimal): Hearing and eye protection are required. Mats or ground cloths are allowed at the 600yd line. MTU jackets or web gear is permitted, but not required. No heavy competition coats, shooting carts, shooting stools, tripods, spotting scopes, or other specialized competition shooting gear allowed.
Recommended Equipment: Small pack, binoculars, eye/ear protection, ammunition, 2-4 rifle magazines. 2-4 pistol magazines, magazine carrier, pistol belt, holster, ballistic data card (DOPE), food, water, sunscreen, pen/pencil and notebook. Shooters will be moving with rifle, pistol, and all gear from 600yd, 500yd, 300yd, 200yd, and into the target pits. Shooters are highly encouraged to have all gear on your person and organized so that they can move, and shoot without delay.
PARKING: During match vehicles may be parked near pits or behind the 600 yd line. Vehicles will not be moved between yard lines during live fire. Shooters will advance downrange on foot between stages.
[Last Edit: JPC]
I do miss living on Bailey.
Often helped on Estabrook Ranch as well as Sutherland Ranch
Loved shooting at Buffalo Creek Range
Wish camping at BCR was still a option still.
We still camp for the 4th of July Highpower and Service Rifle Championship matches. They do an EIC pistol leg that week now too..
It is one of the prettiest ranges in the country. We are lucky to have it.. :-)
Weather is solid and sign-ups are high, this should be a great day..
We had a record turn-out of 18 shooters for this match which is really great. The weather was awesome and the wind was "kind" to most. :-) I have uploaded all the scores and they can be found at this link below.
Thank you to everyone for setup, tear down, running the match and the clinic. Without all the extra hands we could not pull these off.
We have two more matches this year at Colorado Rifle Club. You can find the details and the registration here. I hope you all can make it out again
Remember in today's day and age we need as many people on the line as we can get. Try to spread the word and get more people out shooting..
"load and be ready!!"
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