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Posted: 12/21/2002 12:08:33 AM EDT
These matches will be open to ALL who wish to participate...

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In addition to Hunter benchrest and SB Silhouettes the club has added a series of military matches for 2003. There will be a total of 18 events geared toward current and prospective members. 5 of these shoots will be centerfire Military matches.
The purpose of these competitions is to bring people together that share an interest in collecting and shooting these types of rifles. My hope is that all who will participate will enjoy the companionship of other shooters and have fun taking part in the matches.

Dates for these are set for:
Jan.11, Feb. 08, Mar. 15, Nov. 15, and Dec. 13. These are all Saturdays,
All matches will begin at 10:00 am.
Entry fee will be the standard $10.00 per shooter.
Cash prizes will be awarded for places 1,2,&3 in each class.
50% cash payback...25% of entry fees for 1st place, 15% for 2nd, and 10% for 3rd. So for example if 10 shooters were in your class, 1st place = $25.00, 2nd = $15.00, 3rd = $10.00

Suggested Classes:
Vintage Bolt action rifles, ( all Mausers, Enfields, '03 Springfield, Mosin Nagants, Carcano, Arasaka, Schmidt Ruben,French MAS, etc)
Pre- 1900
Semi auto:
Main Battle Rifle, (FAL, Cetme, FN49, Garand. Hakim, Russian SVT40, French MAS 49/56, Swede AG42,)
Assault Rifles, (SKS, AK) & (AR15)
NRA Match & Sniper

Any 3 like rifles will make a class not listed.

Ammo. surplus or handloads. NO tracers

Format, We will shoot 2 different formats. The first being a Benchrest format and the other being a National Match, CMP style.

We will shoot the BR format in January and National Match in Feb.

BR Format:
The match will be shot at100 yards only. Any rest / bags allowed.
1st Stage. 25 shots fired for score. 5 relays/ 5shots/ 5 min. Similar to HBR.
2nd Stage. 25 shots fired for group. 5 relays/ 5shots/ 5 min. Similar to NBRSA. Total of 50 scoring shots. Sight in before the 10:00am start time.
Prizes for overall 1,2,3 place each class

Safety rules:
Hearing and eye protection is mandatory.
A range officer shall have control of the match.
Range Commands :
1.Shooters to the line
2. LOAD
3. Is the line ready?
4.Ready on the right?
5.Ready on the left?
6.Commence Firing
7.Cease Firing
8. Make weapons safe

Shooters will take turns manning "target crew" No rifles will be handled at the benches while targets are being changed.

Myself and John Cotton will serve as Directors for these matches.
Contact me by e-mail or ph. 205-932-8711 or205- 361-8406
Thanks,
Bart Robertson
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 5:29:49 AM EDT
Hey Short One! Are scopes allowed for the Military BR Match?

"The Blind One"
Link Posted: 12/22/2002 7:08:12 AM EDT
Sounds like a good format. Where is it held?

I would LOVE to have a C&R shoot in arright.

Balming
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 2:43:50 PM EDT
sorry gents, i've been to Graceland fulfilling Ho Ho to my bitter half...

Rick, i will check on the scopes

Dan, old bolts will be competing as well as old farts.
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 3:20:27 PM EDT
Where will these matches be held?

Link Posted: 12/25/2002 3:56:19 AM EDT
limaxray, it will be held at the Fayette Sportsman's Club, a private range, in Fayette county. You're certainly welcome to join us. Contact me and let me know where you will be traveling from and i will get you directions.
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