2017 Junior Olympic Rifle Championship
- 2017 Junior Olympic Rifle Championship
- Saturday January 21, 2017 - Sunday January 22, 2017
- Minot Rifle and Pistol - Minot, North Dakota
- Air Rifle, Juniors
STATE USA SHOOTING JUNIOR OLYMPIC
AIR RIFLE & SMALLBORE RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIPS
SANCTIONED BY: USA Shooting, One Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Lake Region Shooting Sports Assn
CONTACT: Rick Jorgenson
4931 81st Ave. NE
Devils Lake, ND 58301 Phone: 701-662-4760
DATE: January 21 & 22, 2017
LOCATION: The Minot Rifle and Pistol Club's indoor range facilities are located west of Minot on US 2/52. Directions to the range are given below.
ELIGIBILITY: This competition is open to all competitors born in 1997 or later. All competitors must be individual members of USA Shooting.
RESIDENCE: Each competitor may claim residence in only one state and must declare the state of residence on the entry form. Residents are eligible for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place USA Shooting State Champion medallions. Residency is defined as to where the competitor holds a current and valid driver’s license. If the competitor does not have a driver’s license, residency is then defined as to where the competitor’s parents/guardians reside. Non-residents may compete for invitations to the National Championship and are encouraged to do so. Non-residents are not eligible for state awards.
ENTRY: Only scores from a registered State Junior Olympic match will count for invitation to the National Junior Olympic Championships. Shooters may not compete in more than one state JOSC. Juniors who fire in their own home state JOSC will not be allowed to shoot in another state. Juniors from states which are not holding a state JOSC, and those who cannot attend their own state JOSC, will be allowed to enter as a non-resident in another state. Non-residents should declare their home state at entry and are not eligible for state resident awards.
CATEGORIES: The following categories will be used for individual competition: (Based on the age the competitor will be in the year 2017.)
Junior (J1): age 18-20; competitors born from 1997-1999
Intermediate Junior (J2): age 15-17; competitors born from 2000-2002
Sub-Junior (J3): age 14 & under; competitors born 2003 or later.
CLASSIFICATION: AIR RIFLE
RULES: THE 2016 EDITION OF USA SHOOTING RULES WILL GOVERN.
COURSE OF FIRE: Women must shoot a 40 shot match. Men must shoot a 60 shot match.
TIME LIMIT: Combined preparation & sighting time - 15 minutes
40 shot match - 60 minutes
60 shot match - 90 minutes
FIREARM: .177 caliber air rifle (spring piston, pneumatic, CO2 or compressed air)
SIGHTS: Metallic sights will be used.
DISTANCE: 10 meters (33 feet)
TARGET: 10 meter multiple bullseye air rifle target, Rule 3.2.3
CLASSIFICATION: SMALLBORE RIFLE
RULES: Current USA Shooting Rules will govern.
COURSE OF FIRE: Women and men must shoot a 3X20 match.
TIME LIMIT: Combined preparation & sighting time - 15 min
Kneeling - 37 minutes, Prone - 25 minutes
Standing - 45 minutes
FIREARM: .22 caliber smallbore rifle
SIGHTS: Metallic sights will be used.
DISTANCE: 50 feet
TARGET: New USA Shooting 50 ft. target will be used.
COACHING: Coaching on the firing line will not be permitted.
SCORING PROTESTS: A scoring protest fee of $1.00 per shot will be charged.
TIES: All ties will be broken in accordance with USA Shooting Rules.
PARTICIPATION PINS: A Junior Olympic participation pin provided by USA Shooting will be given to each competitor.
AWARDS: Provided by USA Shooting - USA Shooting will provide a gold medallion for the top resident individual, silver medallion for 2nd place resident individual and a bronze medallion for the 3rd place resident individual.
ENTRY FORMS: Special entry forms will be used for all State JOSCs. They are to be filled in completely and signed and dated by the competitor to be considered for invitation to the National JOSC. LEGIBLE handwriting is required. If we cannot read your handwriting you may not get your invitation.
ENTRY FEES: A USA Shooting registration fee of $12.00 per individual, per event will be charged.
Total individual entry fee is $22.00 per entry/event.
ENTRIES CLOSE: Advance entries will close January 20, 2017. Entries will be accepted to range capacity. Every effort will be made to accept all competitors who enter before the closing date.
POST ENTRIES: Entries made after the closing date will be accepted up to range capacity. A post entry fee may be charged.
CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations received one week in advance, or earlier, will receive a full refund.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Smallbore Rifle & Air Rifle:
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Sunday, January 22, 2017
Air Rifle Relay 1 – 8:30AM Air Rifle Relay 5 - 8:30AM
Air Rifle Relay 2 – 11:00AM Smallbore 3P Relay 6 - 11:00AM
Smallbore 3P Relay 3 – 1:30 PM
Air Rifle Relay 4 – 4:00 PM
DIRECTIONS TO THE RANGE: From Minot, proceed west on US 2/52. Go 1.3 miles west of Behm's Truck Stop/Country Kitchen Restaurant and turn left. Follow the road under the trestle bridge and bear left at the intersection. The indoor range is on the right at the top of the hill (about 1/2 mile). If you're approaching from the west, the turn off is about 9 miles east of the junction of US 2 and 52. Turn right towards the trestle bridge and follow the instructions above.
- Richard Jorgenson
- (701) 662.4760
- 1600 62nd St SW
- North Dakota
The Minot Rifle and Pistol Club's indoor range facilities are located west of Minot on US 2/52.
From Minot, proceed west on US 2/52. Go 1.3 miles west of Behm's Truck Stop/Country Kitchen Restaurant and turn left (CR-17). Follow the road (CR-17) under the trestle bridge and bear left at the intersection (62nd St. SW). The indoor range is on the right hand side at the top of the hill (about 1/2 mile). It is a grey steel building with green trim.
If you're approaching from the west, the turn off is about 9 miles east of the junction of US 2 and 52. Turn right towards the trestle bridge and follow the instructions above.