FORKS MID-RANGE RIFLE REGIONAL
AUGUST 19 & 20, 2017
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Sponsored by: The Forks Rifle Club, Inc.
Range Location: 14 miles southwest of Grand Forks on County Road 6
4576 Belmont Road
Grand Forks, ND 58201 Cell Phone: 701-213-0238
Rules: Current NRA High Power Rifle Rules.
Open To: ANYONE, familiar with high power rifle rules and match procedures.
TEAMS will consist of two firing members. An alternate and non-firing captain and coach may also be named, or the captain and coach may be firing members of the team, A team captain must be named (Rule 12.1). TEAM REPRESENTATION: Club (rule 2.11), Law enforcement agency (rule 2.14), Service (rule 2.13), State Association (rule 2.12, or Junior (rule 2.18).
Individual entries are made by sending a note indicating what you want to enter, accompanied by a check, money order, or NRA Award Points for the Package Entry Fee only. DO NOT included fees for the Team (match 4) with your individual entries. Fees for persons unable to attend, will be refunded in full if cancellation is made prior to August 17th.. A $5 fee will be charged if canceling after this date. Mail entries with the correct fees to the above address.
Advance Individual Entries Close and must be received with the entry fees no later than Wednesday, June 23rd. Post Entries will be accepted up to the below stated range limit the day of the match until 9:30 AM.
Team Entries: Entries in the Team Match should be made by the Team Captain either in advance or at the range statistical office prior to the start of the Regional match. The fees for the team match are to be paid for the entire time at the time of entry.
Entries Limited: Mid-Range Regional Championship: 60 Individuals
FEES: Package Regional Entry Fee (both days): $30.00
Package Regional Entry Fee (one day): $20.00
Junior Entry Fee (both days): $25.00
Junior Entry Fee (one day): $15.00
Team Entry Fee: $10.00 per team
Challenge Fee: (Rule 16.11) $2.00 per challenge
NOTE: Shooters shooting the team match only will required to pay an additional registration fee of $10
Souvenir Pins: Will be provided by the NRA and given to each individual who competes.
Squadding: All matches will be squadded by Rule 11.6.7(a). The Range Statistical Office will issue Squadding tickets/score cards for the individual matches. No scorecards will be issued on the range. Competitors must call for these tickets as soon as they arrive. NRA classification cards must be exhibited before scorecards will be issued. Squadding information for the Leg match will be announced on the range. A competitor who fails pick up score cards or to report to his point when his relay is called to shoot, score, or for pit duties may loose their right to compete in that event.
Categories: The Mid-Range Regional will be split into three categories: Conventional, F-Class, and F-Class T/R Rifle.
A competitor may enter ONLY ONE CATEGORGY. If there is less than EIGHT F-Class or F-Class T/R entries, these two categories will be combined. The Conventional will NOT be combined with the F-Classes
Classification: The NRA Classification System will be used for all matches. Unclassified competitor will compete in the Master Class. Assigned (rule 19.6) or Temporary (rule 19.2) Classification may be used in making entry in a NRA Regional.
Rifle Allowed: Any Rifle, The F-Class Rifle, or the F-Class T/R Rifle
Targets: Conventional: The” MR-63” for 300 yards and “MR-1” for 600 yards
F-Class & T/R: The “MR-63F” for 300 yards and “MR-1F” for 600 yards
Open Bold Indicators: NRA High Power Rifle Rule 3.21 requires the mandatory use of Open Bolt Indicators for all sanctioned tournaments. They will be available at the Range Statistical Office or from the Range Officer for $1.00.
Sighting Shots: Sighting shots (rule 9.2) witch are allowed in the match conditions must be taken and recorded. Sighting shots may be taken in any position described in rule 5 of the High Power Rifle rulebook, except rule 9.13.
Stage and Match Firing order: Each Stage will be fired by all competitors, then the next stage will start. Competitors will rotate; Firing, Scoring and Pit Duties.
--- MATCH SCHEDULE ---
MATCH # 1: Commencing at 10AM CDT on August 19 (Saturday)
Stage 1: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 300 Yards with Any Sights, 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
Stage 2: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 600 Yards with Any Sights, 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
Stage 3: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 600 Yards with . Any Sights, 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
MATCH # 4: TWO PERSON TEAM, Commencing After Match 1
Teams will be split into two relays. Both shooters on the teams on the first relay will each shoot 2 sighters and 20shots for record at 600 yards ptone, with total time limit of 47 minutes for both shooters. Coaching by the other team member or another person is allowed. The teams on the other relay will supply one scorer and one pit puller. When the first relay completes firing, the relays will switch.
MATCH # 2: Commencing at 10AM CDT on August 20 (Sunday)
Stage 1: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 300 Yards with Metallic Sights. (F-Class, Any Sights). 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
Stage 2: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 600 Yards with
Metallic Sights. (F-Class, Any Sights). 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
Stage 3: Unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 600 Yards with
Metallic Sights. (F-Class, Any Sights). 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6
MATCH # 3: THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP - an aggregate of matches 1 & 2
-- AWARDS --
Classes and Award Disposition: Awards will provided in each category in each of the five classed providing 5 or more enter in a class. (see above for combining categories) If there are fewer than 5 entries in a class, there will be NO AWARDS provided in that class and all the competitors in that class will be combined with the next higher class until there are a minimum of 5 competitors in a class. If fewer than 5 High Masters enter, they will shot for Match Winner awards and WILL NOT be combined with the Master class. This plan for combining classes will apply to ALL matches.
There must be 5 or more entries in a class for one award, 10 or more for two awards, 15 or more for three awards, and 20 or more for four awards.
Special awards categories in the Regional Aggregate (Match 3) will be: Grand Senior, Senior (rule 2.2.1), . Woman, and Junior (rule 2.3). An award will be provided to the high individual in each special award category if three or more enter in that category. An individual winning a place award (Winner, 2nd or 3rd) shall be entitled to Special Awards for which he or she is qualified, but may not win a class aware in the same match. To be eligible for a Special Award, the individual must indicate on the entry card (SR-1) any and all Special Awards for which he or she is eligible.
Regional Championships Awards for all Categories (Match 3):
WINNER: NRA Regional Gold Medallion furnished by NRA (5 or more competitors)
2nd PALCE: NRA Regional Silver Medallion furnished by NRA (10 or more competitors)
3rd PALCE: NRA Regional Bronze Medallion furnished by NRA (15 or more competitors)
SPECIAL AWARDS: 5 Award Points furnished by the sponsor
CLASS AWARDS: Medals to first in each Class furnished by NRA (5 or more competitors)
2nd - 5 Award Points furnished by the sponsor (10 or more competitors)
3rd - 5 Award Points furnished by the sponsor (15 or more competitors
Fired Matches Awards (Matches 1 &,2)
MATCH WINNER: 10 Award Points, furnished by the Sponsor
CLASS AWARDS: Award Points, based on the number or competitors in each class
Team Match Awards (Match 4):
MATCH WINNERS, in each category: Medals furnished by NRA (5 or more teams)
2nd in cach category: Award Points furnished by the Sponsor (10 or more teams)
Remarks: Lunch will not be available at the range and time will not be allowed to go to town to eat. Camping will be allowed on the range. Other than electrical hook up for campers and first class outhouses, there are no other facilities Camping is allowed Friday through Sunday. Call Denny Coulter, phone numbers above, or Tom Reiten, phone 701-775-0008 to open the gate on Friday..