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.