Benchrest Rifle

June 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Range 1
Matt Daly or Richard Nicol
Benchrest Rifle @ Range 1

This is a center fire rifle competition conducted at the benchrest position using the International Benchrest Shooters (IBS) targets at 300 yards. Two shots are fired at each of the five targets on the target sheet. There are four relays with the aggregate score determining the competition winners. The objective is to score as many points as possible with ten points awarded for hitting in the center ring, with an additional point awarded for touching the bullseye and then a decreasing number of points in each of the outer rings.  The scoring format is inner ring  In order to be make the match more equitable there will be two rifle categories, Factory Class for off the shelf rifles and Custom Class for all other rifles.  The match director shall make the final determination on all rifle classifications.

Match date:

Matches are usually held on the third Saturday of each month, but may change due to other events. Check the range calendar for changes.

Entry Fee:

  • $10.00 per match.

Match details:

  • Kenmore Range Safety rules will be applicable to this match.
  • Chamber flags are required.
  • Eye and ear protection is required.
  • You do not need to be a club member to participate. Non club members must complete the Public Shooter Waiver Form at the time of registration for the match.
  • Setup is from 7:30 to 9:00, no rifles on the range during that time. “Closed for Maintenance” sign will be in place.
  • Check in at 8:30am; shooting begins at 9:01am; the match typically is completed by 11:30am.

Firearm and Ammunition:

  • Any center fire rifle with a 20X or greater scope recommended
  • Ammunition is limited to center fire cartridges. Kenmore Range Policy prohibits armor piercing, explosive, tracer, or BMG-50 cartridges.
  • A minimum of 40 rounds is required for the match plus unlimited rounds for sighters are allowed

Course of fire:

  • An initial 15 minute sight in period.
  • Four relays of ten shots each using either the IBS 100, 200, or 300 yard targets depending upon the match distance of the day.
  • 13 minutes per relay.
  • The targets will be changed and scored after each relay.

Shooting positions:

  • Benchrest only

Rifle supports allowed:

  • Benchrests or adjustable front stands along with rear rifle rests are allowable
  • Bipods (either standard or F class)
  • Sand bags using wooden frames available at the range

For additional information:  Contact Matt Daly at mattd5404@frontier.com or Richard Nicol rlnicol@msn.com

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COVID-19 Update: The range will be open to members only starting Friday, June 12, 2020, under limited hours per Governor Inslee's Executive Order. https://www.wcwi.org/covid-19-update/