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.22 Rimfire Matches


2022 Rimfire Match Details

Saturday Morning .22 Rimfire Bench Rest Match
Thursday Morning .22 Ron Gearren Memorial Bench Rest Match

  • This BR match is not affiliated with any other BR organization.
  • This is a fun match meant to help increase your marksmanship skills.
  • This match is held on the Third Saturday of each month and the following Thursday.
  • Match runs from March-October, starting at 8:00 a.m.
  • Mandatory safety briefing is at 7:50 a.m.
  • The match is held at the .22 range.
  • This match is not held on days when the high-temperature forecast is below 40 degrees.
  • Targets are paper (located 50 yards from the bench).
  • 25 shots for the record on each target (best of 2 targets).
  • Fees: The match fee is $5 for the first gun and $3 for the second gun.
  • We have a class for any .22 long rifle.

Classes

Factory Class (off-the-shelf rifle).
  • This class is divided into factory-light and factory-heavy, depending on the stock and barrel, using the American Rimfire Association Factory Class target.
  • Scope power will be 12x or less.
Open Sight Class (blade or peep).
  • Targets will be 50 yards using the NRA A-23/6 paper target.
Match Rifle Class (unlimited scope power)
  • Stock may be any width.
  • Barrel, action, or sleeve can be bedded.
  • Bedding can be by glue-in or bolt-in.
  • Vibration tuning devices are allowed.
  • No electronic or mechanically assisted triggers are allowed.
  • Rifles must sit entirely on the bench and cannot be attached to the bench.
  • Target: IBS Rimfire.
Sporter Class
  • Traditional high-end target rifles.
  • Examples: 40-X and clones, Win 52, Anschutz 54, Cooper, Vudoo, Rimx, etc.
  • Any factory gun or high-end target rifle with custom replacement barrel and bedded stock or chassis.
  • Unlimited scope power.
  • Target: IBS Rimfire.
Light Sporter Class
  • Mid-grade target rifles.
  • Examples: Win 75, Anschutz 64, Rem 540x, Rem 513, Kimber Gov 82, Bergara.
  • Any CZ with MTR barrel.
  • Factory guns with drop-in aftermarket barrels and/or stocks.
  • Any 10/22 or clone with aftermarket barrel and/or stocks.
  • Unlimited scope power.
  • Target: America Rimfire Association Factory Class Target.
*ALL RIFLES MUST BE SHOT WITH THE RIFLE TOUCHING THE SHOULDER OR CHEEK

  

MATCH DIRECTORS WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY IN WHICH CLASS THE GUN IS PLACED.

MATCH DIRECTORS ARE DAVID MOTSINGER AND KEITH RAULSTON.


Saturday Morning .22 Rimfire Fun Match
This match is held on the Second Saturday.

  • Runs year-round, starting at 9:00 am. 
  • Safety briefing is at 8:50 am.
  • Fee. The match fee is $5 per gun and $3 for the second gun.
  • This match is not held on days when the high temperature forecasted is below 40°.
  • Targets are reactive steel.
  • Shooters will fire from standing and bench rest positions. 
  • The course of fire is ten shots in 60 seconds from 8 different positions for a total of 80 shots per match. 

Classes
  • Iron and optically sighted rifles. Ranges are 25 and 40 yards for rifles 
  • Iron and optically sighted pistols. Ranges are 15 and 25 yards for pistols.

Match Director is Bud Hall.

Eligibility

Competition is open to the public.   

Equipment

Required Equipment: Hearing protection; eye protection.

Highly Recommended Equipment:  It is desirable but not mandatory that each shooter consider long sleeve shirt and long pants, hat, sunscreen, shooting mat or carpet (about 3′ x 6′), ammo for practice, food, and drink.

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