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    Garand Match at Fairfax Rod & Gun Club - 9/17

    Garand Match at Fairfax Rod & Gun Club - 9/17

    From: arwillard@comcast.net [mailto:arwillard@comcast.net]
    Sent: Friday, September 09, 2011 9:44 AM
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    Subject: Garand Match at Fairfax Rod & Gun Club - 9/17

    Greetings;

    There will be a Garand match Saturday, September 17 at Fairfax Rod & Gun Club. Register at the Benson range at 8:00am, squadding at 8:30, firing begins at 9:00. The entry fee is $10.00, $5.00 for Juniors. Award amounts and categories will be commensurate with the number of entries. Competitors may use any “as-issued” U.S. service rifle including the M1 Garand, M1903 Springfield, M1917 Enfield, M1941 Johnson or .30 Cal. M1 Carbine. Rifles must have standard stocks and be equipped with military-type web or leather slings. COURSE OF FIRE – 55 rounds total, 5 sighting shots and 50 shots for record, fired at the 200-yard line on the SR 200yd target.

    STAGE 1, 5 sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone position, slow fire, time limit 25 minutes.
    Stage 2, 10 shots for record, prone, rapid fire, time limit of 80 seconds.
    Stage 3, 10 shots for record, sitting or kneeling, rapid fire, time limit 70 seconds.
    Stage 4, 10 shots for record, standing position, slow fire, time limit 10 minutes.

    There will be NO alibis or re-fires.

    NOTE: Ammo will NOT be provided.

    Please bring exact change and bring your staple gun for re-facing the targets.

    FYI:
    http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/Rulebook.pdf

    Questions? Need more information? E-mail: Alan Willard arwillard@comcast.net

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    Sounds fun. Is there usually a big turn-out for these?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigsd View Post
    Sounds fun. Is there usually a big turn-out for these?
    Probably 20 or so for this match.

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    Eye and ear protection always mandatory for all Fairfax Rod and Gun Club events.

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    I have an Enfield in .308. Pretty certain that would be DQ'ed?

    Are spectators allowed? If so, is there a charge? Should I stop asking silly questions and check the website myself?
    Last edited by sbuff; 09-09-2011 at 09:07 PM.

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