Single Shot cartridge rifle matches

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Single Shot Cartridge Fun Shoot Schedule for 2017

My name is Mike Gregoris and I have been a member of the DPRC since 1998 and have been involved with black powder cartridge shooting since 1995.  This Fun Shoot is open to club and non-club members.  Using single shot rifles like the “Springfield Trapdoor”, the 1874 Sharps, the Remington Rolling Blocks, Stevens, Ballards, Maynards, Winchester 1885 High Walls, etc.”, and of course reproductions of such representative of the 1860s to 1898.  There will also be separate divisions for lever guns, bolt and scoped rifles.   On lever and bolt guns ammo will be loaded one round at a time and fired one round at a time.

The matches will be held on Range #7 and consist of steel and paper targets at 100, 200 and 300 yards.  There will be 45 shots for score, with 30 shots on steel (1/2 scale NRA animals, chicken, pig, turkey and ram) and 15 shots on paper, with sighters on steel gongs and/or paper.

Using Black Powder/ BP substitute or Smokeless powder (different divisions).   DUPLEX LOADS allowed as Smokeless, lead/lead alloy bullets, No jacketed bullets of any kind, No gas checks, No rear rifle bag/or rest allowed directly under the rifle stock.   Iron sights of the period and a scope class if participation warrants.  These will be of the period and/or reproductions on the single shot rifles.  All allowances/deviations from this will be made by the Match Director only.

All matches will be on Sundays, 10 AM – 5 PM.   Recommended arrival time 8:45 AM (registration by 9:30 AM, Liability form to be signed).  Safety briefing and course of fire meeting approximately 9:45 AM.  The cost will be $15 PER SHOOTER/PER RIFLE, NO CHECKSRecommend that preliminary sighting in be done before match dates.

Some suggested equipment:  Spotting scope, spotting board, water, snacks (drinks and such available in club house at a very reasonable cost), timer, front rifle rest/table top cross sticks (may be available for loan) shoulder pad, elbow pads, and a min. of 60 rds. of ammo.  EYE AND EAR PROTECTION REQUIRED.

Please consult the DPRC website and calendar for the latest information on match dates, etc. and postings on the bulletin boards.   Range #7 will be closed to all other shooters from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

We have been given permission to hold the first match Sunday, March 26th 2017 starting at 10 AM.  The other dates are also Sundays, April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th, September 24th, October 22nd  and December 3rd.    Registration by 9:30 AM.  Liability forms will need to be signed by non- club members.   Please contact/copy Mike, Dick, and Howard on e-mail if you are contemplating attending this match or have questions.  Thanks.

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Mike Gregoris                   Dick Bernier                                Howard Cohen

336-570-1277                    336-263-8880                            336-265-8186




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