MATCH RULES

General Shoot Match Information All scheduled shoot events are open to the public – See calendar for schedule

Entry Fees – Please bring correct dollar amount.

  • Falling Plate – $10 per pistol
  • Hanging Plate – $10 per pistol and $10 per rifle
  • Speed Steel
    • Centerfire – $10 per pistol/class
    • Rimfire – $10 per pistol/class
    • Rifle – $10 per gun
  • Bowling Pin
    • Centerfire – $10 per pistol
    • Rimfire – $10 per pistol
  • Rifle – $10 per rifle
  • Trap – $2.50 per flight of 25 clays

Payouts

  • Falling Plate, Pistol and Rifle – $2 per shooter for 1st, and $1 per shooter for 2nd
  • Hanging Plate, Pistol – $2 per shooter for 1st and $1 per shooter for second in each RF/CF match and Rifle $1 per shooter for 1st
  • Speed Steel
    • Centerfire – $2 per shooter for 1st, and $1 per shooter for 2nd
    • Rimfire – $2 per shooter for 1st, and $1 per shooter for 2nd
  • Bowling Pin
    • Centerfire – $2 per shooter for 1st, and $1 per shooter for 2nd
    • Rimfire – $2 per shooter for 1st, and $1 per shooter for 2nd
  • Rifle – $ Per Event
  • Trap – None

Gun Requirements/Limitations

  • Falling Plate – Any .22 Long Rifle Pistol utilizing any sights(Class designations – None)
  • Hanging Plate – Any .22 Long Rifle or Center Fire Non-Magnum Pistol utilizing any sights non-magnifying sights
  • Speed Steel
    • Centerfire – Minimum 9mm/.38 caliber pistols(No magnums, Lead or copper plated bullets are preferred)
    • Rimfire – Any .22 Long Rifle pistol(Class designations – Iron sight, Optical sight)
  • Bowling Pin
    • Centerfire – Minimum 9mm/.38 caliber pistols(Class designations-none)(Lead or copper plated bullets are preferred)
    • Rimfire – Any .22 Long Rifle pistol(Class designations – none)
    • Magnum calibers are prohibited
  • Rifle – Per event
  • Trap – None

Falling Plate Pistol (Rimfire Only)

Basic Objective: Shoot all of the plates down quicker than your apponent.

Sign up for these matches must be completed no later than the start of each match (0930). No shooter may sign up after the start time of the match. NO EXCEPTIONS. A matrix is used to conduct the shoot and once the shoot begins, the matrix can not be changed. No exceptions, don’t ask, be on time.

  • The falling plate match will be held on the bowling pin range
  • All four bowling pin tables will be set up with a falling plate rack that can be reset via a rope from the firing line. Each plate rack will be approximately 30 feet from the shooting table
  • Each rack will have six plates. Five plates are six inches in diameter and one plate is four inches (the stop plate). Each match, the stop plate could be placed in a different position.
  • Any rimfire .22 long rifle pistol using any sight
  • It is suggested that each shooter bring a minimum of 250 rounds to each shoot. Although there have been times when shooters have used 300+ rounds because of high participation.
  • The cost to participate is $10.00 per shooter. Pay off is $2.00 per entry for 1st place, and $1.00 per entry for 2nd place
  • The match is conducted using a round robin format (each shooter will shoot three sets of plates against every other shooter. One point will be awarded for each table won and 1/2 point per shooter for a tie
  • If there are more than 14 shooters, we will break up into two groups. Each group will shoot a round robin format, then the winner of each group shall have a four table shoot off to determine 1st and 2nd place
  • Starting position – Hands together with gun held at a 45 degree angle to be in the ready position
  • Match is limited to the first 30 shooters who sign up

Falling Plate Rifle (Rimfire Only)

Basic Objective: Shoot all of the plates down quicker than your apponent.

Sign up for these matches must be completed no later than the start of each match (normally 0930). No shooter may sign up after the start time of the match. NO EXCEPTIONS. A matrix is used to conduct the shoot and once the shoot begins, the matrix can not be changed. No exceptions, don’t ask, be on time.

  • The falling plate match will be held on the bowling pin range
  • All four bowling pin tables will be set up with a falling plate rack that can be reset via a rope from the firing line. Each plate rack will be approximately 30 feet from the shooting table
  • Each rack will have six plates. Five plates are six inches in diameter and one plate is four inches (the stop plate). Each match, the stop plate could be placed in a different position as could the six inch plates
  • Any rimfire .22 long rifle rifle using any sight
  • It is suggested that each shooter bring a minimum of 250 rounds to each shoot. Although there have been times when shooters have used 300+ rounds because of high participation.
  • The cost to participate is $10.00 per shooter. Pay off is $2.00 per entry for 1st place, and $1.00 per entry for 2nd place
  • The match is conducted using a round robin format (each shooter will shoot three sets of plates against every other shooter. One point will be awarded for each table won and 1/2 point per shooter for a tie
  • If there are more than 14 shooters, we will break up into two groups. Each group will shoot a round robin format, then the winner of each group shall have a four table shoot off to determine 1st and 2nd place
  • Starting position – Down gun with rifle butt visiable under elbow
  • Match is limited to the first 30 shooters who sign up

Hanging Plate Pistol/Rifle & PCC(Pistol Cartridge Carbine)

Basic Objective: To shoot each of the 6 plates with 1 round each within 6 seconds.

This is a timed .22 LR match(22LR & CF Pistol). It consists of six round steel plates, suspended on 1/4″ – 3/8″ rods evenly spaced approximately 18″ apart. You are allowed six (6) shots within a six (6) second time frame.

  • Match is held in Bay 5 or on the Short Range in case of inclement weather
  • Plate rack will be placed as close as possible to the back of the berm
  • There are four(4) different sizes of plates 4, 5, 6, and 7″
  • Pistol match’s are shot at 4 different distances 10, 15, 20, and 25yds
  • Rifles match’s are shot at 25 yards only
  • Pistol round is shot at 10yds using the 4″ plates with six shots timed fire(six seconds), three times for a total of 18 shots
  • Succeeding distances are shot increasing the plate size (i.e. 15yds shot w/5″ plates, 20yds – 6″, etc)
  • There are two pistol classes, Optical (scope or reddot), and Iron sights
  • If competitor shoots in both classes and wins both, they are only eligible for payout in one class
  • Tie breaker will be shot if needed for each class. (25yds, 7″ plates)
  • Timer with final stop time at six(6) seconds will determine each competitors scoring
  • Start position will be at a low ready with hands together

Speed Steel Plate Pistol

Basic Objective: To shoot each of the 5 plates as quick as possible

  1. All shooters are to meet in the club house for pre-match meeting by the match director
  2. Shooters to sign up for one or two events that they will shoot and pay match fees for each gun. Only two events per shooter. Two guns total
  3. Shooters will receive one score card for each gun they will be shooting
  4. Shooters to fill out each score card with their name and event to be shot
  5. Shooters will be matched by squad. Squads should be of equal shooters
  6. Each squad must pick a range officer and a score keeper
  7. Squad range officer – Pick up a bucket and proceed with your squad to assigned range
  8. Shooters are to give score cards to their squads score keeper upon arriving at their first range for competition. Score keepers are to record and total each shooters runs and final total. Other shooters are to share score keeping and range officer responsibilities when these two are up to shoot
  9. Score keepers are to turn in totaled score cards at the club house for input to determine event 1st and 2nd place winners, and awards
  10. All guns are to be holstered or bagged when a shooter is thru with each run with gun pointed down range. If gun is not holstered, it must be brought to the line each time in a bag/box/case. Before proceeding to the first event, shooters are to holster at the designated safe bench, or at their first starting station at the direction of the range officer for that range
  11. Guns are to be holstered or bagged at all times. No exceptions

Bowling Pin Pistol (Revised 08/2013)

Sign up for this match must be completed no later than the start of each match at 0930.
No shooter may sign up after the start time of each match, no exceptions.
A matrix is used to conduct the match and once the shoot begins the matrix can not be changed.
No exceptions, don’t ask, just be on time.
Four tables will be set up on the bowling pin range.

Rimfire:
Unless otherwise announced, rimfire will be shot first. Pin tops will be set to the front of the table.
Rimfire will be shot with 10 round maximum, no reloads. All guns shot in one class.

Centerfire:
When rimfire pin top match has been completed, centerfire will be shot. Full size pins will be set to the back of the table.
All guns shoot in one class. maximum rounds: 8 with no reloads. Exception: 6-shot revolvers may reload 2 additional rounds.

The match will be conducted using a round robin format with each shooter shooting two tables against each shooter.
One point will be awarded and scored on your score card for each table that is won and 1/2 point for a tie.
When the shooting matrix has been completed, high score wins the match.

-Winner is determined by which shooter gets all five pins on the ground first.
– If after both shooters have fired their number of rounds, and both shooters have:
   a) pins on their tables, the shooter with the least number standing wins.
   b) the same number of pins standing (or none), the one with the least number lying down wins.
   c) the same number standing and same number lying down then it is a tie.
It is suggested that each shooter bring at least 200 rounds for each event you will be entering and
depending on how many shooters compete, you could shoot over 200 rounds.
Match is limited to the first 22 shooters who sign up

Cash prizes will be paid to the first and second place shooters of each event.

** Any round that the range officer feels to be unsafe will not be allowed usage at pin matches.
If disallowed for usage, the shooters entrance fee will be refunded.

It is suggested that a minimum power factor of 136 be used.
The use of hearing protection and shooting glasses with wrap around or side protection is mandatory.

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