Vintage and Modern Military Rifle and Handgun Matches will be held at the Lower Rifle & Pistol Range

March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21,  2019.

TIMES: The Modern Vintage Military Rifle Match begins at 9:00 A.M, the Modern Military Rifle Match begins 20 minutes after the first concludes. Modern Military Pistol Match begins shortly the Modern Rifle match. The Vintage Military Rifle Match will begin at approximately 11:30 the Vintage Military Pistol Match will begin shortly after the Vintage Rifle. Please be here a half hour early to register and get set up. We doing this to speed things up so we won't take up all day.

FIREARMS: Vintage military arms will be rifles and pistols in centerfire calibers, either original or replicas, adopted for use by any army, navy, or other military service prior to 1948, in as-issued condition. Vintage Modern military arms are those adopted in 1948 or later. Beginning this year, Modern Rifles also allow a free floated barrel, after market triggers with at least a 4.5 pound pull weight and optics/red dots with a maximum power of 4.5x. .

AMMUNITION: must be of the correct caliber, safe to fire, and inert – tracer, incendiary and exploding projectiles are prohibited, as are sabots. Handloads are fine, as are softpoint and hollow point bullets.

COURSE OF FIRE: All matches are fired from the standing offhand position, 10 shots in 10 minutes, with two targets totaling 20 shots being fired in each match. Rifle matches are fired at 100 yards on bull’s-eye targets, pistols are fired at 25 yards on bull’s-eyes. Up to 3 supervised fouling shots per match will be allowed. We will count the top six scores for each shooter in Vintage and Modern Vintage to determine high gun for the year.

FEES: Match fees are $5.00 per match for adults. Juniors shoot free.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Eye and ear protection are required. Prescription lenses meet this requirement but contact lenses do not. Commercially manufactured earmuffs or earplugs are required.

For more information, contact Match Director Brian Sims at 423-282-6166,

It’s the funnest five bucks you’ll ever spend, so come on out and shoot with us!!

 Please note: The lower range is closed the first thing in the morning for match setup.  It will be unavailable from first light to when the match ends.


Printable Flyer: Military Match Flyer 2019

All shooters must read the Yellow Sheet rule book before shooting their first match: Military

Yellowsheet Rulebook

CRGC 2018 Military Match Manual_final