Shoot in the Shade - Fairfax R&G - SAT. 8/20/2011

From: arwillard@comcast.net
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2011 7:20 AM
Subject: High Power Rifle "Fun Match" 8/20

Greetings;

There will be a high power rifle "Fun Match" at the Fairfax Rod & Gun Club on Saturday August 20. I am sending this reminder out early because I'm leaving town this afternoon and won't be back for the next match. The match director will be Tom Edmonston and Stuart will call the match.

This match will be an 800 aggregate and will follow NRA rules - see below for a link to the NRA rules.

Please remember to bring your target stapler and exact change for the entry fee ($10, $5 for juniors). The match bulletin is attached.

NRA Rules
HP Rulebook http://www.nrahq.org/compete/RuleBooks/HPR/hpr-book.pdf
Info on rules http://www.nrahq.org/compete/nra-rule-books.asp

I'll be back for the Garand match on Sept. 17.

See you then,
Alan Willard

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Fairfax Rod & Gun Club
2011 High Power Rifle Monthly Matches 800 agg.

Location: Fairfax Rod & Gun Club
Benson Range
7039 Signal Hill Road
Manassas, Virginia 20111

Date: Saturday August 20, 2011

Time: Registration 8:00 8:30
Squadding 8:30
Pits sealed 8:50
Firing Begins 9:00

Requirements: Open to the public. Membership in the NRA or Virginia Sports Shooting Association not required but shooters are encouraged to join.

Rules: Current NRA High Power Rules will govern. Competitors will score, work target pits and assist range personnel as required.

Refires will not be allowed.

Club rules require eye and ear protection. Shooters must wear eye protection in order to compete. Knobloch and similar frames are sufficient providing a blinder is placed in front of the non-aiming eye.

Entry Fees: Individual per match - $10.00
Juniors per match - $5.00

How to Enter: Submit fee and pickup a score card on the day of the match.

Course of Fire: Stage 1: Two sighters and twenty shots slow fire, Standing, time limit of 22 minutes.
Stage 2: Two sighters in two minutes, then ten shots in the Sitting or Kneeling position in 60 seconds. The stage will be repeated for a total of 20 shots for record no additional sighters.
Stage 3: Two sighters in two minutes, then ten shots in the Prone position in 70 seconds. The stage will be repeated for a total of 20 shots for record no additional sighters.
Stage 4: Two sighting shots and twenty shots slow fire in the Prone position in 22 minutes.

Equipment: 1. Service Rifle, Match Rifle
2. Ammunition: Any type of sporting or target ammunition may be used. Armor piercing, Tracer, and Incendiary ammunition is strictly prohibited.

Challenge: A $2.00 fee will be charged for any challenge lost.

Empty Chamber Indicator: While on the range, all uncased firearms will have the bolts open, magazines removed and an Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) inserted in the empty chamber.

Classification: NRA Classification applies. Unclassified competitors will compete as Unclassified competitors in individual competition.

Awards: Awards will be commensurate with the number of entries.

General: Food and potable water is not available at the range.

Information: Contact Alan Willard at: arwillard@comcast.net