Centerfire Pistol Falling Plate Match

Centerfire Pistol Falling Plate Match

Date:  Saturday, May 26, 2018

Time:  Start:  10:00 AM to 02:30 PM

Match Director:  Contact: John C. Chvatal@ymail.com / Jim F.  foss2001@sbcglobal.net or (860) 684-9303 (Home)

Range:  Pistol Range

Targets:  Two (2) Falling Plate Racks comprised of five (5) eight (8) inch diameter steel plates mounted on each.  Racks will be positioned approximately 36 feet in front of the firing stations.

Firearm(s) / Ammunition:   Any centerfire Revolver or Semi-automatic Pistol capable of holding multiple rounds using either open or optical sights.  Most competitors will fire between 60 and 100 rounds and favor a semi-automatic pistol with a Red Dot Optical Sight and changeable ten round magazine capacity.

Restrictions:  No use of rimfire firearms or centerfire magnum firearms.  No 10MM or higher power  firearms.  Magazine capacity is limited to ten (10) rounds maximum.

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 mandatory safety / match briefing.

Match Description:  Each competitor will be assigned a number during the sign-in process.  Two competitors will be selected at random to engage their respective Falling Plates and attempt to be first to knock-down their respective plates.  This routine will continue for an additional five or more times before competitors are assigned to a squad for double eliminations.  A more detailed match description will be conveyed following the mandatory safety briefing and may include modifications to the standard match protocol as the Match Director deems necessary.

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.