Vintage Rifle Challenge

Registration is open until
10/05/2024 1:00 pm

Registration Form

Title: Vintage Rifle Challenge

Saturday October 5th

This vintage rifle challenge is for World War One, World War Two or Korean War era sniper rifles.

The match will be an 8 stage course of fire, with targets ranging from 50 – 700 yards, combining vintage-style paper targets with custom steel sniper silhouette targets.

• Shooters and their partners will alternative as shooter and spotter, moving from one establuished hide to the next
• Teams will be positioned at multiple locations for a shotgun start.
• Scoring will emphasize a combination of speed and accuracy, depending on target distance
• Course of fire to be provided to all participants the week before the match
• Prizes from sponsors will be awarded for first, second and third place teams in two separate categories; bolt action and semi-auto. Additional prizes will be awareded according to the Lewis class system, providing everyone a chance to win something interesting
• This event will take place rain or shine; match will only be paused for an imminent electrical storm or rain that obscures the targets
• Participants will need to assume prone, sitting, kneeling and standing positions; it may also be necessary to climb a short ladder for an elevated hide. There will be no running, jumping, or crawling.

• WW1, WW2 or Korean War era rifle
• Minimum 70 rounds of ammunition
• Range card
• Shooting glasses
• Ear protection that allows you to hear your spotter and the RSO
• Elbow pads
• Backpack for rain gear and shooting rest/bags

Please note: high quality binoculars and spotting scopes will be provided, although you are welcome to bring your own. There will also be ground pads provided in the hides.

$200 per person – includes the match, lunch, refreshments, and a BBQ dinner to follow. Overnight accommodation is available for an additional fee. Please note that cancellations made less than 10 days before the event cannot be refunded.
We politely request you adhere to our dress code of no t-shirts, blue jeans or open-toed shoes please.

Rules and Regulations
Rifles and optics must conform to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) rules from a 1953 and earlier vintage sniper rifle: see table 8, page 64
• No bipods allowed; participants must be able to move their gear from one hide to the next in one trip
• No alibis
• Stoppages may be cleared as long as safe procedures are followed, but time will not be reset
• If one gun is disabled, shooting may continue with the other team member’s rifle
• Empty champer indicators (ECIs) required when not shooting
• Movement from one hide to the next will be under the direction of Range Safety Officers (RSOs)
• RSOs will be located at each hide to ensure safety, score hits and misses, and measure engagement times