4280 Reservoir Road
Kingsport Tennessee, 37662
(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 on 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.



2019 50 yd 22 Bench Rest Rules


a. Factory sporter rifle, no bench rest or target type rifle allowed.
b. NO aftermarket stocks, barrels or actions allowed and must be as catalogued.No enhancements to the stock. No adjustable stocks. No tuners. No extra weights.
c. Triggers may be tuned, but the safety must work on the rifle.
d. Scope must be maximum of 20X or a variable set to no more than 20X
e. IBS rimfire 50 yard targets will be used.

Open Sight (peep sights)
a. Must be open sights with no lenses for magnification. Adjustable irises and filters are permitted.
b. No aftermarket actions or barrels. No Tuners allowed.
c. Aftermarket stocks are permitted. Adjustable cheek piece and butt stock is permitted. Nothing can be attached to the stock, with the exception of a bipod.
d. Spotting scope is allowed, but the shooter must spot for themselves.
e. NRA official 50 yard target will be used and sighter target also provided.

a. Any gun allowed, except rail guns.
b. No 1 piece rest
c. No wind flags or windicators
d. Scope of any magnification
e. IBS rimfire 50 yard targets will be used. .


General rules:
1) All club safety rules will be observed.
2) Ear and eye protection is required.
3) Chamber flags must be used.
4) 22 lr ammo only.
5) 2 piece rests must be used in all classes. Bipods and rear bag also allowed.
6) You will have 20 minutes to complete your shots for score and any sighters needed. If all shooters have completed their targets before the 20 minute limit has been reached the range will be declared cold.
7) No shooting gloves, jackets, slings or other shooting aids allowed.
8) Match fee is $5.00 per class


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


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.