Centerfire Milk Jug Challenge

Centerfire Milk Jug Challenge I & II

Date:  Sunday, June 10, 2018 (Match I) and Saturday, October 6, 2018 (Match II)

Time:  Start:  10:00 AM to 02:30 PM

Match Director:  Bonnie F.: or (860) 684-9303 (Home) / Mary D.

Match Fee:  $10 RF&G Member, $15 Non-member.

Range:  Rifle Range

Targets:  One (1) half gallon Milk Jug set at 25 yards, one (1) one gallon Milk Jug set at 50 yards and two (2) one  gallon Milk Jugs set at 75 yards for a total of four (4) Milk Jug Targets.  An optional “Atta boy” Milk Jug will be set at 100 yards.  Each Milk Jug is filled with water to provide a dramatic effect when struck.

Firearm(s) / Ammunition:  Any manual or semi-automatic centerfire rifle or handgun with optics or open sights capable of shooting a high velocity and / or a heavy grain bullet.  Most competitors favor a semi-automatic rifle with optics and detachable magazine capability.  Firearms and / or magazines are limited to ten (10) rounds maximum.  Competitors will typically use less than fifty (50) rounds for this match depending on the number of match participants.

Restrictions:  No use of rimfire firearms.  No magazines loaded with more than ten (10) rounds.

Safety:  All firearms will be brought to the range unloaded and cased.  Competitors and observers will provide their own ear and eye protection.  All competitors MUST attend the safety / match briefing.

Match Description:  Each competitors will engage their respective four (4) Milk Jugs beginning with the half gallon Milk Jug set at 25 yards, followed by the one (1) one gallon Milk Jug set at 50 yards and finally two (2) one gallon Milk Jugs set at 75 yards using NO MORE THAN ten (10) rounds.  An optional single one gallon Milk Jug will be placed at 100 yards and competitors with at least one (1) round of ammunition remaining, will be asked if they wish to take a SINGLE SHOT in pursuit of the published “Atta-boy” Designation AFTER their time has been recorded for the mandatory targets.  Competitors will engage the targets while shooting off-hand.  Use of slings is permitted.  Those with difficulties may elect to sit and shoot using their arms as rests.  Separate classes are established for manual firearms with optics and without optics and for semi-automatic firearms with optics and without optic.  Winners will be determined by the fastest time recorded for their mandatory four (4) Milk Jugs Targets by class.  A more detailed match description will be covered following the safety briefing.

Note: Match may be cancelled / rescheduled due to inclement weather.  Check the RF&G Competition Web Site or call the Range at (860) 454-0240.  A cancellation notice will also be placed at the entrance to the Pistol / Rifle Range when required.