4280 Reservoir Road Kingsport Tennessee (2.6 miles past Bays Mtn. sign)

22 Long Rifle Modified Silhouette Matches will be held at the lower range on the 4th Saturday from April through September. Dates for 2019 will be March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24 and, September 28.

TIME: We will begin setting up the range at 8 A.M. and shooting for score at 9 A.M.

COURSE OF FIRE: 40 yards- 1/5 scale Pigs will be shot while standing, 50 yards-1/5 scale Rams will be shot standing, 75 yards- 1/5 scale Chickens will be shot from the bench and 100 yards- 1/5 scale Turkeys will be shot from the bench. 2.5 minutes to take 5 shots and 10 animals at each distance.

FEE: $5.00 match fee per gun

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Proper eye and ear protection required by club rules. Open Bolt Indicators (safety flags) are provided and must be used.
22 Standard Velocity Ammo required (NO HIGH VELOCITY AMMO ALLOWED).

  • Competitors must use the same gun for standing and bench rest.
  • Any 22 Long Rifle or Pistol and any scope allowed.
  • Metal Silhouette animals must be knocked down to count.

Brad Snow 423-963-7397 or Wayne Fish 423-360-1407


22 LR Bench Rest Sporter, Open Sight and Unlimited will be held at the lower range on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20 and September 17 2019.

TIME: We will begin setting up the range at 8 A.M. and shooting for score at 9 A.M.

COURSE OF FIRE: All shooting will be done from a bench rest while sitting. We will have 30 minutes to shoot any sighters and your 25 shots for score. No sight in period on match day.

FEES: $5.00 match fee for each match fired by a competitor.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Proper eye and ear protection is required by Club rules.


TARGETS: IBS Rimfire 50 yd. target for Sporter and Unlimited. NRA official 50 yd. small bore rifle target for Open Sight Class. All targets shot at 50 yards.

1. SPORTER CLASS: Factory Sporter type guns only, No Built guns, No Bench Rest guns, No Rail guns, No aftermarket barrels, No aftermarket stocks, Tuners, Adjustable butt plates, extra weights nor stock enhancements. Scopes must be 20 power or less or set on 20 power

2. OPEN SIGHT: Peep sights may not have any magnification or lenses that enhance vision. No aftermarket barrels or aftermarket stocks allowed. Spotting scopes allowed but not spotters. Shooters must spot for themselves.

3. UNLIMITED: Any gun and scope allowed. No one piece rest or wind flags.

1. A two piece rest must be used (front rest and rear bag or bipod and rear bag). No lead sleds, gun vises or cleaning rests allowed.

2. No shooting jackets, gloves sling or any other aids allowed.

3. Open bolt indicators will be used during the match.

4. Ammo must be 22 long rifle only, no other rimfire calibers

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MATCH DIRECTOR: Email Steve Pennington stephen9292@gmail.com

2019 Silhouette Matches

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 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.