Vintage Military Rifle Matches
May 6 and August 12, 2017
THE BISMARCK-MANDAN RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION
MATCH DATES: Saturday, May 6 and Saturday, August 12, 2017
LOCATION: Fried Family Shooting Complex, From Intersection of I-94 and US 83, (exit 182), South to Moffit, then 3 miles West of Moffit, (on Moffit Road), then 1.75 miles South on County Road 262nd St SE.
SPONSORED BY: Bismarck/Mandan Rifle and Pistol Association (CMP Club 5A033)
FOR MORE Tom Thompson, 2708 Stevens St, Bismarck, ND, 58503
OPEN TO: Anyone
RIFLES: M1 Garand, 1903 Springfield or other US Military Rifles - CMP Rule 6.3.2-6.3.5, "As-issued" U.S. Military Rifles – Includes US Model 1903 Springfield rifle series, US Model 1917 rifle, US M1 Garand rifle, M1941 Johnson rifle, US Krag Rifle, or US M1 .30 cal. Carbine. The rifle must be in as-issued condition with standard stock, leather or web sling. Competitors firing bedded M1 Garand Rifles or M1’s with National Match parts (NM) shall fire in the "Unlimited Garand" category.
As-Issued Foreign Military Rifles - CMP Rule 6.3.6 "As-Issued Foreign Military Rifle" - The rifle must be a rifle that was issued by the Armed Forces of a country other than the U.S. and be in as-issued condition. All as-issued foreign military rifles must be manually operated bolt-action or straight-pull rifles. Semi-automatic or fully automatic rifles are not permitted.
Modern Military Rifles – This category is open modern military style rifles (not listed above), such as the AR-15, M4 Carbine, M1A, M14, etc. Competitors firing rifles in this category will not be eligible for the match winner plaque, however, they will be eligible for achievement pins firing qualifying scores in accordance with Pin Awards schedule listed below. In addition, we will allow competitors to use other modern sporting or hunting rifles (i.e. scoped rifles) in this category if they don’t own or have access to the above listed military rifles.
AMMUNITION Rifles must be chambered in their original designed caliber/cartridge case.
ENTRIES: Entries may be made in advance by mail at the above address or at the stat office at 8:00am the day of the match.
ENTRY FEES: $10.00 Entries limited to 56 individuals.
TARGET DETAIL: Competitors will be divided into three relays – one firing, one scoring, and one pulling targets. Shooters will fire all stages of the match before rotating.
STARGING TIME: Registration time 8:00am. Firing will start at 9:00AM
COURSE OF FIRE: All firing is at 200 yards on the SR target as follows:
Sighters – 5 shots from any position included in the Stage 1 firing time.
Stage 1 – 10 shots slow fire from the prone position in 15 minutes.
Stage 2 – 10 shots rapid from standing to prone position in 80 seconds.
Stage 3 – 10 shots slow fire from the standing position in 10 minutes.
AWARDS: The Match Winner, firing the M1 Garand, 1903 Springfield, Other US Rifle or As-Issued Foreign Military Rifle will receive a Match Winner plaque. In addition, CMP Achievement Pins will be awarded to competitors firing qualifying scores as follows:
2017 CMP Achievement Award Scores
Gold Silver Bronze
M1 Garand 280 or above 273 - 279 262 - 272
Springfield 280 or above 274 - 279 264 - 273
Unlimited Garand 288 or above 279 - 287 271 - 278
Vintage Military 278 or above 270 - 277 260 - 269
Modern Military Rifle 285 or above 277 - 284 270 - 276
The outdoor range features a 1,000 yard High Power rifle range with 34 firing points, rifle and handgun silhouette ranges, cowboy action area, an 18 point bullseye pistol range, 11 concrete benchrests with target backboards at 25, 50, 100, 200 and 300 yards, indoor storage, picnic shelter, outdoor restroom and a clubhouse/classroom facility.
Construction was made possible through grants from various groups that support shooting sports in our area and the hard work of our volunteer club laborers. We express our sincere thanks to these groups and invite them to visit the range and see what they have helped to build.