Thursday, April 12, 2012

Shooters News for the MN area -  Apr 12, 2012

The Week Ahead  
  Here we go-  I hope you are all loading up ammo for the summer shooting season as fast as you can, because the a full season of rifle matches is about to begin.
  This weekend we finish up the winter Sm Bore season with the "Indoor 4 position Gallery Championships" up at the Fergus Falls Rifle Club.  click here for Match program    

  The outdoor Highpower season  starts on Saturday, Apr 21st, with a Rifle Clinic and CMP Games to be hosted by the crew at GRRC.  The  3 hr clinic will cover the fundamentals of Service Rifle marksmanship, and have live firing demonstrations to show prospective shooters how a Highpower match works.  This clinic will be followed by a 50 shot OTC match (all at 200 yds), open to all shooters. 
     Click Here for Clinic program
     Click Here for CMP match program

That same Saturday (4/21), will also feature a "Wind clinic and Fun shoot" at the Elk River Sportsman's Club.
     Click Here for Program  
  "The event will consist of a wind reading/shooting clinic followed by a delicious lunch. After the lunch, (2) 20 shot matches will be fired at the 600 yard line of the club’s KD Range. These matches will be 2 shooter/team events with the intent of practicing your wind reading skills by coaching your teammate. The instructors will be Steve Knutson and  Rick Hunt, both coaches for the US National F-Class Team. This is a rare chance to learn from the best coaches in the country!"
 Sunday Apr 22, Elk River follows up with an 80 shot Mid Range match to be shot at 600 yds.     

GRRC Highpower practice schedule 2012 --  Click Here  

Eau Claire Rifle Club
From Randy Gregory:
"Shooters,  Sorry for the late start this year. The (Eau Claire) club has had some changes in people running matches this year. Please send your entries to my me by mail, email or call at my shop.
Regards,  Randy"  
 Eau Claire's first matches  Apr 28 Mid range, 29th OTC--   
                 Click here for Program  

Small Bore
 Western WildCats 2012 Final Results grand agg. Click Here  

300 Meter Int,. 
From George Minerich, MRRA Pres.:300 Meter Prone State Championship Results March31, 2012, St. Francis, MN
Competition was hot with 17 shooters vying for the Minnesota 300 Meter State Champion Title! Saturday’s prone match shooting conditions were good with some wind. Competitors shot on the 300 M International Electronic C 1 Target. The first match is unlimited sighters followed by 60 shots for record in 75 minutes using iron sights. The second match is any sight, unlimited sighters and 60 shots for record in 75 minutes. There was enough wind to keep the match interesting! 
Keeping with International Rules the State Champion is determined by the Iron Sight Match (1) Match 1 (Iron sight):
Lance Peters is the MN 2012 300M Prone State Champion shooting a 587
Matt Griffin was First with a 584, Phillip Klanderud 578 – Second and Chuck Diehl Third shooting a 575.
Match 2 (Any sight): Phillip Klanderud 591 – First Place
Matt Griffin was 2nd. with a 585 and Erik Rhode Third shooting a 575.
Match 3 (Match 1 & 2 aggregate):
Matt Griffin is match winner with a great score of 1169
Phillip Klanderud with a score of 1169 – second place (based on last 20 shot series)
Erik Rhode Third with a score of 1143"
left to right:
Chuck Diehl (3nd. ) Phillip Klanderud (2nd) and Matt Griffin (1st), Lance Peters, State Champion

    300M   3 Pos. State Champ Results:   Click Here 
    300M   Prone Champ results:  Click Here 

That's all folks!

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