Rimfire Rifle Competition .22 Caliber Rifles 50 yards

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Range #1
Matthew Daly
Rimfire Rifle Competition .22 Caliber Rifles 50 yards @ Range #1

This is a .22LR rimfire rifle competition conducted at the benchrest using the US Benchrest Shooters (USBR) 50 yard target in two separate relays with stand alone scoring and prize money awards for each relay. This competition is ideal for shooters who are interested in precision shooting with a .22LR rimfire rifle.  Scoring is posted each month on the range website under Events>Rimfire Match Scores.

Match dates:

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

Entry Fee:

  • $10 match fee with $8 returned in prize money.

Match details:

  • Kenmore Range Safety rules will apply to this match. See this link for details.
  • Chamber safety flags are required.
  • Eye and ear protection is required.
  • Club membership is not required to participate in this competition.
  • Check in by 8:30am with the competition beginning at 9:00 am and completing by 11:30am.

Firearm and Ammunition:

  • Any .22 LR rifle with a 9X or greater scope is recommended to see the two inch targets.
  • There are two rifle classifications: Match Rifles for premium accuracy rifles that typically cost more than $700 and Sport Rifles used for target and recreational shooting.
  • Ammunition is limited to .22 Long Rifle standard or high velocity cartridges.
  • 50 rounds are required for the match plus extra rounds for sighters and practice.

Course of fire:

  • Two USBR 50 Yard targets consisting of 25 2 inch diameter individual target bulls each.
  • There is a 30 minute time limit per relay including the time required to sight the rifle scope.
  • Fluorescent sighter target bulls are provided at no cost which may be affixed to the competition targets.
  • Ten points are awarded for hitting the center target ring and then a descending number of points in each of the six outer rings. Eliminating the target center is designated as an “X” and will be used as a tie breaker but not for points.
  • Scoring is based on where the bullet touches the inner ring with scoring instructions at this website: https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328392.

 Shooting positions:

  • Benchrest only
  • Standard or F class style bipods along with rear bags may be used or sand bags using wooden frames available at the range

For additional information contact:  Matt Daly mattd5404@frontier.com



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