.22 Hunter Silhouette
.22LR Hunter Silhouette Match
Date: Sunday, September 30th, 2018
Time: Start: 9:30 AM to 02:00 PM (late arrivals will be allowed to shoot up till 11:30am)
FIREARMS: .22LR RIMFIRE RIFLES ONLY
CLASSES: HUNTER (rifles <8lbs), UNLIMITED (rifles >8lbs)
YOUTH: 11 – 17, ADULT 18 – 64, SENIORS 65+
*PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SHOOTING POSITIONS ALLOWED*
COST: YOUTH < 18 FREE! , ADULT: $10 member, $15 non-member
– 4 Standard Positions: Standing, Kneeling, Sitting and Prone
– 4 Supported “HUNTING” Positions: Standing (against post), Kneeling (post, rail or bipod), Sitting (bipod or shooting sticks), Prone (bipod, sticks or off pack).
– Physically challenged rifleman: Alternative positions allowed – i.e. Instead of Kneeling – shoot sitting in chair with one foot up on rest with elbow on knee; Sitting – shoot sitting in chair with two feet on rest and both elbows on knees;
Prone – shoot sitting from bench.
-5 shots each position (40 total) at partially hidden metal silhouette targets at various distances from approx. 20 yds out to 100 yards.
.22LR Rimfire Rifles Only. No .22WMR, .17HMR , .17machII. Any action (bolt, semi-auto, pump, etc.) allowed. Sporter style rifles encouraged and will compete for match. Unlimited “heavy” target rifles compete separately. Any magnification and style optical sights allowed. Rifles with only iron sights will be at great disadvantage. Slings allowed in every position. Bipods, shooting sticks and other “hunting” style shooting aides allowed in supported positions. Sighters may be allowed time permitting. Bring shooting mat or ground pad for sitting and prone positions. Rifleman are strongly encouraged to use the same ammo they would use for hunting squirrel, woodchuck, fox or crow.
General Rules: All youth 11 -15yrs. must be accompanied by an adult or adult club member while participating in the match.
THIS EVENT EMPHASIZES HUNTING POSITIONS AND FIELD SHOOTING SKILLS – YOUNG RIFLEMAN WANTED Contact: Chris Vann (860) 906-8894
IF THERE IS INTEREST PLANS WILL BE MADE FOR A MENTORED SQUIRREL HUNT