Vintage Rifle Clinic

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 7:45am

Send E-mail to register by October 30th, 2015
To: Doug Ingram at:
Clinic Fee: PMRPC members – $15 / non-members – $20 includes Practice Match. Lunch if desired – $6
Meet at the 600 yard range pole barn
Sign-In: 7:45 a.m. Clinic begins at 8:00.Program including match, to run till about 1:00 p.m. Followed by cookout at pole barn – hot dogs & brats, chips & sodas

Preferred rifles to bring: M1 Garand, M1A, 1903 Springfield, M1917, other domestic or foreign military rifle up to .30 cal.
Allowed rifles: Any safe center fire rifle up to .30 cal., including AR 15’s
*Rifles are to be encased and have an open chamber indicator
Ammunition: Bring a minimum of 35 rounds. There will be .30 cal. M2 ammo available for purchase to those who need it for the match, at a cost of .50 per/round
Bring water & lite snacks
Shooting gear – Bring eye & ear protection, and whatever gear you have for position shooting at 200 yards. Sling, glove, mat, coat or sweatshirt, spotting scope & stand, etc. Don’t worry if you don’t have everything, there will be some equipment available to borrow.

Clinic Topics Covered Include:

History of the Civilian Marksmanship Program
Types of vintage rifle matches and local, regional, and National Match opportunities
Discussion of various rifles including:
Semi-auto – M1 Garand, M1A, M1 carbine, AR 15
Bolt action – 1903 & 1903A3 Springfield, M1917, Mausers, etc.
Match scoring & pit procedures
Firing line commands
15 minute break, then regroup at the 600 yard line for demonstration and dry-fire practice

Conclusion of clinic, and squading for match.
Relay 1 goes to the 200 yard firing line and relay 2 goes to the pits

Match is 35 round CMP Course A format, consisting of:
1st Stage – 5 sighters and 10 rounds for record – 15 minutes
2nd Stage – 10 rounds rapid fire prone from standing – 70 seconds
3rd Stage – 10 rounds offhand/standing – 10 minutes

Cookout lunch to follow match

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