LONG RANGE PALMA MATCH
- LONG RANGE PALMA MATCH
- Saturday August 11, 2018
- Fried Family Marksmanship Complex - Moffit, North Dakota
- High Power Rifle, Long Range
- Created by:
- James Ladwig
2018 SUMMER HIGH POWER MATCHES
LONG RANGE PALMA MATCH
AUGUST 11, 2018
THE BISMARCK-MANDAN RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION
MATCH DATES: Saturday, August 11: Long Range Palma Match starting at approximately 11:00am, CDT.
F-Class Match fired concurrently. The Palma match will start approximately 1 hour after the M1 Garand Match.
LOCATION: Fried Family Marksmanship Complex. 13839 262nd St SE, Moffit, ND, 58560, Located 3 miles west of Moffit North Dakota (on Moffit Road), then 1.75 miles south on County Road 262 Street SE.
OPEN TO: Anyone
INFORMATION Tom Thompson, 2708 Stevens St, Bismarck, ND 58503 (Mail entries to this address)
FEES: Palma match fee is $20 for adults and $15 for Juniors.
The EIC ("Leg") match is $20 (adults and juniors)
The Vintage Military match is a separate entry ($10)
TIME OF SQUADDING Sat, August 11 - Squadding from 10:00am to 10:45am. Firing begins at
AND FIRING: approximately 11:00am.
RIFLE: Palma Match: Saturday, August 11
Conventional Long Range - Any Rifle (Rule 32.), NRA Match Rifle (Rune 3.3), or the Service Rifle (Rule 3.1, 3.1.1, 3.1.2)
F-Class Open Rifle - Any Rifle, Any Sight, Any Reasonable Support, such as sand bags, bipod. Caliber limited to .33 or smaller, rifle fired from shoulder; no "rail guns", so return to battery guns, no "lead sleds", no muzzle brakes. See the NRA web site for complete rules. The rifle’s weight cannot exceed 22 pounds. See the NRA web site for complete rules on Open and F-TR Class Rifles.
F-Class Target Rifle (FTR) – Rifle restricted to unmodified .308 or .223. The rifle must be fired off a bipod rigidly attached to the rifle’s forend. A rear bag is allowed. The rifle’s weight cannot exceed 18.18 pounds. See the NRA web site for complete rules on Open and F-TR Class Rifles.
RULES: Current NRA rules will govern.
CLASSIFICATION: The NRA Classification System will be used. Unclassified competitors will fire in the Master Class. Scores from a temporary score record book to establish classification are acceptable.
TARGETS: Military Type "LR" for Palma
OPEN BOLT INDICATORS: NRA High Power Rule 3.21 requires the mandatory use of Open Bolt indicators for all sanctioned tournaments. They are available from the range officer for $1.00.
SIGHTING SHOTS: Sighting shots (Rule 9.2) which are allowed in the match conditions must be taken and recorded. Unlimited sighting shots may be taken at 800 yards. Only 2 sighting shots may be taken at 900 and 1000 yards.
CHALLENGES: The challenge fee shall be $1.00 per challenge.
AWARDS: Awards will be provided in each of the five classes provided 5 or more enter in a class. If fewer
than 5 entries in a class, there will be no awards in that class and all competitors in that class will be combined with the next higher class until there are a minimum of 5 competitors in a class.
If there are not enough entries (5) in either F-Open or F-TR Category, they will be combined with the appropriate class in the other category. If there are not enough entries (5) in the Any Rifle/Any Sights, NRA Match Rifle or Service Rifle category – they will fire for score ONLY.
COURSE OF FIRE
Approved Long Range Match
Saturday, August 11, Beginning at approximately 11:00am CDT
MATCH No. 1: 800 Yards - Prone: Unlimited sighting shots and 15 shots for record in a total time of 30 minutes using Any Rifle /Any Sights, NRA Match Rifle, Service Rifle or Palma Rifle. F-Class fired concurrently.
MATCH No. 2: 900 Yards - Prone: 2 sighting shots and 15 shots for record in a total time of 30 minutes using Any Rifle /Any Sights, NRA Match Rifle, Service Rifle or Palma Rifle. F-Class fired concurrently.
MATCH No. 3: 1,000 Yards - Prone: 2 sighting shots and 15 shots for record in a total time of 30 minutes using Any Rifle /Any Sights, NRA Match Rifle, Service Rifle or Palma Rifle. F-Class fired concurrently.
MATCH No. 4: An Aggregate of Matches 1, 2, and 3.
RANGE FACILITIES: Camping is allowed on the range. (No open camp fires; charcoal grills, etc are OK.) We have rural water and a two hole comfort station. Make sure you contact Tom Thompson (701-220-4601) by Saturday, August 4, in order to provide access to the range, and have the club house open.
- Tom Thompson
- (701) 255-4601
- 13839 262nd St SE
- North Dakota
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.