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Long Range Varmint Silhouette (NNRPA)
Saturday, May 21, 2022 07:30am to 11:30am 

Shooting Sports, Metallic/Silhouette/Steel, Northern Nevada


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Starts In: The event started -39 days ago
Region: Northern Nevada
Cost: $10 Club Member, $15 Non-member
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Firearms Needed: Rifle with adjustable target-type scope or holdover reticle. Heavy-barreled “precision” type rifle recommended.
Estimated Round Count: 40-60
Event by Participating Network Business Member? 
Recommended Minimum Experience Level(s): Beginner (New/Prospective Gun Owners or Those with Little to No Basic Experience, Training, Knowledge)), Intermediate (Some Basic Experience, Training, Knowledge)

Prerequisites?  No Prerequisites; Nothing Else

DESCRIPTION

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Every 3rd Saturday January - November
 
40-50 Rounds Required [NO STEEL CORE]

Prone match using Bipods or Packs for front rest, no special shooting jackets or rear supports

2.5 minutes for each 5 Target String (8 total)

250/400/600/714/ yard distances

Come prepared with your own Chairs Binoculars or spotting scopes
 
Range Setup: 6:30am
Sign Up: 7:30am
Match Start: 8:00am Sharp
 
CONTACT :
Cody Colyer
775-934-7590
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Doyal Kirby
775-342-3993
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This event will be hosted through the Northeastern NV Rifle & Pistol Assoc. It will be $10 to club members and $15 to non-club members.
 
MATCH RULES:
 
Basic Equipment
• Eye & ear protection.
• Rifle with adjustable target-type scope or holdover reticle. Heavy-barreled “precision” type rifle recommended.
• Field bipod or backpack-style front rest.
• Ammunition - centerfire caliber .17 to .338 ("heavy varmint" caliber or bullet weight recommended). NO ARMOR-PIERCING OR STEEL CORE AMMO IS ALLOWED, FULL METAL JACKET AMMO PLEASE SEE THE MATCH DIRECTOR FOR APPROVAL, if we see FMJ on the line we will inspect the ammo.
• 40 rounds of ammunition for record, plus another 10-20 for sighters and potential shoot-offs.
• Binoculars or spotting scope if available
• Fee: $10 Club Member, $15 Non-member
 
Course of Fire
• Squads: Shooters are separated into squads after signup and the safety briefing. Each squad is assigned a firing position.
• Sighter period: At the start of the match, shooters will be given 7min30secs to site their rifles in at each yardage. During this time, it is the shooters responsibility to inform their spotter when they are ready to shoot for score. Their scoring shots must also be taken within that 7min30secs. All remaining shooting strings will have a 2min30sec time limit.
• A Relay consists of (2) 5-round Strings, each taking no more than 2min30secs, with a 1:00 minute rest period between Strings
• Competitors will shoot 1 round (single-load) at each varmint type during a 5-round String. Target order is called by a spotter using the scorecard.
 
General Rules
• This is a "long range varmint" oriented match. Approach it as you would if setting up in the field for long range shots.
• All firing will be done single-load in the prone position, from a field rest of some type such as a backpack or hunting bipod. Allowances for back backs, joints, and other physical limitations are made at the Match Director’s discretion. We have benches available for these situations, the rifle support rules still apply.
• No artificial rear support is allowed - the rear of the rifle must be supported by the shooter's arms/body only
• No mechanical rests or "benchrest" type equipment will be allowed
• If you are not sure about your gear, just ask the Match Director to review it. Generally speaking, equipment that would be used in the field is legal for use in the match
• The ideal calibers for this are the .243 class and up using long range match bullets, however people have shot this match successfully with everything from a .223 to a .300WM
 
Scoring
• Targets consist of hanging steel silhouettes, painted white. Points are scored by “hitting” the target
• A “hit” is defined by a bullet strike anywhere on the white steel target surface. Hits will be observed by 2 spotters in each squad using visual target hit indication (violent movement of the target, bullet splash on white paint, bullet spray around the target and in the dirt directly below the target)
• Spotting is a skill integral to long range shooting. Participants are expected to aid squad members by spotting and giving accurate calls. This is a good time to hone skills in observing trace, reading hit and miss dust patterns, and detecting correct target behavior for hits.
 
Classes / Awards
• There are 3 classes in the Long Range Varmint Silhouette (Marksman, Expert, & Master) that will be competing together. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Last place. Ranking levels are as follows.
• Marksman Class - Shoots targets at the following yardages: 276, 400, & 611.
• Expert Class - Shoots targets at the following yardages: 276, 400, 500, 714. Qualification: Score 32+ in Marksman Class (score less than 32 three times to move back to Marksman)
• Master Class - Shoots targets at the following yardages: 276, 500, 611, & 800. Qualification: Score 35+ in Expert Class (score less than 35 three times to move back to Expert)
 
Score Sheets
Score sheets for each class are printed out on colored paper (White = Marksman, Orange = Expert, Green = Master,)
Shooters are classed according to previous match score (see rules above). Brand new shooters start in Marksman in order to familiarize them with the match procedures and pace.
 
CONTACTS:
 
If you have any questions about the shoot or are interested in helping with coordinating shoot activities/maintenance, please reach out to:
Cody Colyer – 775-934-7590 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Doyal Kirby – 775-342-3993 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 

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EVENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
NNRPA - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 775-340-0080


EVENT LOCATION & MAP

Location : Elko County Shooting Range 

Halleck , Northern Nevada 89801
United States

Event Listing Added By: Brian Bartolome


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