2016 Rim-Fire Rifle League (RRL)
Description: This league is an eight week league for shooters to try their skills at offhand standing rifle shooting at a 25 yard target in a relaxed atmosphere. Shooters are welcome to participate for the full league or only as many times as can make it. Shooters are not required to pay or commit to a full 8 week league. Shooters that can make it one time, all eight times, or anything in between are encouraged to come and to bring a friend.
Rules: BE SAFE and Courteous and all GCF&G range rules apply.
Eligibility: Open to Public
Gun: Any safe .22 or .17 rim-fire rifle. (Slings may be used)
Sights: Any sights – metallic, Optical, electronic – may be used.
Target and Distance: The NRA official A-23/5 target at 25 Yards will be used. This target is normally used at 50 yards.
Course of Fire: All competitors are to shoot in offhand at a standing position. Target will be supplied with 5 bullseyes, one of which is noted as a practice or sighter and the remaining four, for score. Scoring of the 4 bullseyes consists of 10 shots each for a total of 40 shots. Scoring is based on the honor system and NRA small-bore rifle rules. A competitor would need to complete at least six matches to qualify for a league score and the picnic. Total league score would be complied of the top six match scores. Top shooters will receive a well deserved pat on the back and a verbal congratulation.
Dates and Times: The league is an eight week course starting with a practice on April 12, 2016 at approximately 5:00 - 6:00 PM. This practice round is a great time to come see how the league is conducted and answer any question you may have, but is not mandatory. League will continue every Tuesday until June 7, 2016 upon which will be a make-up shoot.
Fees: Fees will be collected every week. Members of GCF&G entry fee will be $2 and Non-members will be $3. Fees will cover target cost and GCF&G fees.
Picnic: A picnic will be held for those who have completed the league (a minimum of six scores). The picnic this year will be on June 10, 2014. Ideas are still being passed around on having some prize shoots that day, so be sure to bring your rifle. More details on these items to follow.
2016 Rim-Fire Rifle Bench Rest Matches
Description: This shoot will seriously challenge the shooter and their equipment in a little different way that has been custom of the Rim-Fire Rifle League. This shoot will allow the shooter the use of a bench, sandbags, and or rests. Note: Rifles are to be free floating and no one piece front and rear rests are permitted.
Rules: BE SAFE!!! And Courteous and all GCF&G range rules apply.
Eligibility: Open to Public
Gun: Any safe .22 or .17 Rim Fire Rifle.
Sights: Any sights – metallic, Optical, electronic – may be used. Optical is strongly suggested.
Target and Distance: An Official 50 Foot Small Bore Rifle Target at 50 Yards will be used. (A17 target, each bull is about the size of a U.S. half dollar coin)
Course of Fire: All competitors are encouraged to shoot off bench with sandbags and or rests. Target is supplied with 11 bulls eyes, one of which is noted as a practice or sighter (Marked as “SS” or “S”) and the remaining ten, for score. Scoring of the ten bulls eyes consists of 1 shot each for a total of 10 shots; this is considered a single “relay”. Shooters will have 15 minutes per “relay” to shot their targets. The Match will consist of 3 relays. A cease fire will be called between relays to re-post targets. Scoring is based on the honor system and NRA small-bore rifle rules. Any shot that hits outside the sighter ring must be scored. In Case of ties, the shooter with the most shots scoring a ten will be declared the winner. If further tie breakers are needed, League Chairman is to come up with a suitable tiebreaker or solution.
Dates and Times: The league will start September 6 2016 and runs for six weeks until October 4th 2016. The first relay will begin at approximately 4:30 pm.
Fees: Fees will be collected every week. Members of GCF&G entry fee will be $2 and Non-members will be $3. Fees will cover target cost and GCF&G fees. Prizes and or door prizes are not planned at this time.