From T.A. Smith: Cherokee Rod & Gun Club held the August match for 22 Rifle Silhouette today. Eleven participants plus three observers showed up for the match on a hot and breezy day. Jeff Vicars shot a great score of 25 to win this match. Bill Anderson won the shootoff with Jim Horton to claim 2nd place.Full […]
2019 SILHOUETTE MATCHES
CHEROKEE ROD AND GUN CLUB
4280 Reservoir Road
Kingsport Tennessee, 37660
(2.6 miles past Bays Mtn. sign)
Cherokee Rod and Gun Club invites all area 22 Rifle Shooters to our silhouette matches in 2019.
We will have seven matches this year, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8 2019
We meet the second Tuesday of the scheduled months with sign up beginning from 8-9:00am and the first relay will start at 9:00 am. A maximum of 8 shooters per relay will shoot the course under commands of the rangemaster. Relays will continue until all competitors have completed the course of fire. Matches are normally completed before noon.
Course of fire will be 40 shots, 10 shots at each bank of silhouettes. Chickens at 40 yds, Pigs at 50 yds, Turkeys at 75 yds, and Rams at 100 yds. Targets must be struck in left to right order and the silhouette must fall over to be counted as a hit. Silhouettes knocked over out of order will be counted as misses.
Any 22 rimfire rifle firing 22 short, long, or long rifle standard velocity ammunition is legal for these matches. Any sights are allowed. No slings or shooting coats. Eye and ear protection is required for all shooters.
Entry fee is $5.00 per match. Scores will be recorded for recognition of the 2018 aggregate winners. There will be 7 matches and the 5 highest scores recorded by each shooter will count toward the YTD trophy awards.
The match director is T. A. Smith and he can be reached at (423)207-0313 for any questions about the matches.
From the Match Director T.A. Smith: Dear Shooters, OK, you’ve had a big 4th of July party, maybe had too much company at your house, or you you ate & drank too much. Whatever, it is time to get your 22 rifle out of the closet and come to the July match at Cherokee Rod & Gun […]
From Match Director TA Smith: Tuesday June 11 was a beautiful sunny day at Cherokee Rod & Gun Club. Fourteen competitors gathered at the Lower Range for our June match for 22 silhouette starting at 9 am. By the time all shooters had tried their best, Brad Snow won the match with an excellent score of 25. […]
From Match Director TA Smith Today under sunny skies and very pleasant conditions, we held the May match for 22 Rifle Silhouette at Cherokee Rod & Gun Club. 16 people came out for the match: 15 competitors and 1 interested observer.After the smoke cleared and the little metal animals were put away, Jeff Vicars emerged as […]
The photo album can be found on the club’s facebook page or by clicking https://www.facebook.com/378493785504088/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2291809247505856 From the match director T.A. Smith: Today was a great day for silhouette shooting. It started out a little overcast and got better as the day progressed. 15 shooters showed up for this first match and good scores were made […]
From T.A. Smith Dear Shooters: It’s St Patricks Day so it can’t be long until the 22 Silhouette Matches start! We will begin the 2019 sessions with our first match on April 9. As always, we will start with setup and sign-up from 8 am until about 8:45. After a short safety reminder we will […]