ND Highpower Championship

ND Highpower Championship
Saturday July 28, 2018 - Sunday July 29, 2018
Forks Rifle Club - Emerado, North Dakota
North Dakota State Championship, High Power Rifle, Mid Range



JULY 28 & 29, 2018


Grand Forks, North Dakota

Sponsored by: The Forks Rifle Club, Inc.

Range Location: 2051 - 12th Ave NE (8 miles west of Marifield,ND on County Road 6)

For Information: Write: Denny Coulter Phone (cell): 701213-0238

4576 Belmont Road Phone (home): 701-746-6959

Grand Forks, ND 58201

Rules: Current NRA High Power Rifle Rules will govern

Open To: Anyone familiar with High Power Rifle shooting and safety rules. However, North Dakota residents must be members of the North Dakota Shooting Sports Assn. or a junior member of a NDSSA club. Teams will represent a club affiliated with NDSSA or a service unit based in North Dakota

Entries: ENTRIES: Advanced Entries are Requested (Prepaid will be given a $5 discount) Individual entries are made by using the enclosed NRA "Entry and Score Reporting" card (SR-1), accompanied by a check, money order, or NRA Award Points for the Package Entry Fee only. DO NOT included fees for the Team (match 6) or Leg (Match 7) matches with your individual entries. Fees for persons unable to attend will be refunded in full if cancellation is made prior to July 16th. 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 no later than Wednesday, July 25th. Post Entries will be accepted up to the below stated range limit the day of the match until 7:30 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 team match. The fees for the team match are to be paid for the entire time at the time of entry.

Entries Limited: State Championship: 52 Individuals

The Garand Championship Match 39 Individuals

The Leg Match 52 Individuals

FEES: Package Entry Fee: $35.00 ($30 cash in Advance)

Junior Package Entry Fee: $25.00 ($20 cash in Advance)

Team Entry Fee: $12.00 per team

Challenge Fee: (Rule 16.11) $2.00 per challenge

Leg Match Entry Fee $15.00 (Juniors $10)

State Garand Match Entry Fee $15.00

Leg & Garand Package $25.00

Squadding: All matches will be squaded by Rule 11.6.7. 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 score cards will be issued. Squadding information for the Team and Leg matches 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.

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.

Rifle Allowed: The NRA Match Rifle (rule 3.3 with Metallic Sights (rule 3.7a)) or the Service Rifle ( New service Rifle Rules will be used)

Targets: Military type "SR" for 200 yards, "SR-3" for 300 yards, and "MR-1" 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. Additional sighting shots for Rapid Fire Alibi Strings Will Not be allowed, as they will be fired immediately and not on a special alibi relay.


--- MATCH SCHEDULE (Saturday) ---

Commending at 8 AM on July 28 - CMP Leg MATCH (See page 4 for details)

Commending at about NOON on July 28 - CMP GARAND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (See page 3 for details)

Commencing at 8AM CDT on July 29 (Sunday)

(NOTE: Matches 1 & 2 will be fired at the same time with a 5 minute break between matches.)

As alibis rapid fire strings will be fired right after the record strings, no additional sighting shots will allowed

Match 1: The William Coulter Cup Match - 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Standing at 200 yards, 22 minutes total time limit. Rule 5.12

Match 2: The Danny Martin Trophy Match - 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record Rapid Fire Sitting or Kneeling from Standing at 200 yards. Fired in two ten shot strings, 60 second time limit each. Rule 5.8 or 5.9

Match 3: The Jimmy Barner Trophy Match - 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record Rapid Fire Prone from standing at 300 yards. Fired in 2 ten shot strings, 70 second time limit each. Rule 5.6

Match 4: The Ellis Thompson Trophy Match - 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record Slow Fire Prone at 600 yards, 22 minute total time limit. Rule 5.6

Match 5: SLOW FIRE AGGREGATE - An aggregate of Matches 1 and 4

Match 6: The L E Ferguson Trophy Match - Rapid Fire Aggregate, an aggregate of Matches 2 and 3

Match 7: THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - An aggregate of matches 1, 2. 3 and 4.

Match 8: The Four-Man Team Match - A total of the four person’s SCORES FROM MATCH 7

-- AWARDS --

THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (Match 7) The high North Dakota Resident, the State Championship, will receive the John Atkin Trophy; the high ND resident using the service rifle, the Jensen Family Trophy; and the high ND Junior, The Coulter Trophy. Replica plaques will be provided by NDSSA. If a non-resident is a winner in match 7, additional replica plaque(s) will be provided. SPECIAL AWARDS: To the high scoring ND Woman, Senior (Age +60) and Grand Senior (Age 70+): NRA Award Points if 3 or more enter

The Match winners in the "Trophy Matches" (Matches 1,2,3,4 & 6) will be awarded the trophy to keep for one year and 5 Award points. Match Winners in non-trophyMatch (#5): 10 NRA Award Points

CLASS AWARDS: NRA Award Points will be provided in each of the five classed providing 5 or more enter in a class. If there are fewer than 5 entries in a class, there will be NO AWARDS will be provided in that class and all the competitors in that class will be combined with the nest 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.

Team Match Awards (Match 8): 20 NRA Award Points to the winning team if 2 or more team enter.

General Information: No breaks will be taken for Lunch and is not available at the range. Competitors should provide their own food and water. Camping on the range is OK starting Friday PM. We have three electrical hookups for campers. As the range is locked, contact Denny Coulter (701-213-0238) or Tom Reiten (701-73901998) for access and/or more information.



Date and Time: Commencing at 8AM CDT on July 28 (Saturday)

Open to: Any able body citizen of the United States, 12 years of age or older on the day of the match. Competitors under 16 years of age may compete if they have had safety and range procedure instructions. Military personal must comply with AR 350-6 as well as the regulations of their parent services. Competitors failing to comply will be disqualified.

Rules: Current CMP Rules applies.

Fees: $15 (Juniors $10) PAID IN CASH at the time of entry (Leg/Garand Package Fee $25 for both matches)

Entries: Entries will be limited to 60 competitors. Entries will be made at the range with fees paid in cash at the time of entry. Non-Distinguished competitors will be given preference. Distinguished competitors will be allowed to fire only if space is available to fill existing relays of 15 shooters.

Course of Fire: THE NATIONAL MATCH COURSE: 10 shots slow fire standing, 200 yards; 10 rapid fire sitting from standing, 200 yards; 10 shots rapid fire prone from standing 300 yards; and 20 shots slow fire prone, 600 yards. No sighting shots allowed.

Arm: The Service Rifle. See CMP Rules 6.1.1, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, AND 6.2.3 for description.

Ammunition: Competitors must provide their own safe ammunition

Awards: Credit towards distinguished designation for the top ranking 10% of the total number of non-distinguished competitors firing a score of 455 or higher. Excellence in competition badges will be provided by the CMP for civilians who qualify. The CMP will notify the branches of the Armed Forces for military personal that qualify for credit (see AR622-10). Gold, Silver and Bronze Achievement pins provided by the CMP will be awarded at the match for those who qualify with scores as follows: GOLD: 476 and over; Silver: 465-475; and Bronze: 454-464.

Contact information

Denny Coulter
(701) 746-6959


Forks Rifle Club
2051 12th Ave NE
North Dakota
United States
Forks Rifle Club