2018 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 starts on Tuesday, April 10th 2018 and it runs 8 weeks, until May 29th 2018 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.
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).
2018 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 Tuesday, Sept 4th 2018 and run 6 weeks until October 9th 2018. 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.