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ARIZONA STATE RIFLE AND PISTOL ASSOCIATION AND HASSAYAMPA ROD & GUN CLUB
THE 2019 ARIZONA SMALLBORE AND SMALLBORE HUNTER RIFLE SILHOUETTE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
DATES: September 28 & 29 2019
RANGE: BEN AVERY (BLACK CANYON) SHOOTING FACILITY, 24 miles north of Phoenix on the Carefree Highway, ½ mile west of I-17.
ELIGIBILITY: It is NOT required that you be a member of the NRA or ASR&PA to compete in this event. ASR&PA members will receive a $5.00 discount on entry fees. You must be an NRA member to have any National Record scores recognized.
RULES: All current NRA rules will apply.
COURSE OF FIRE: Match #1 - 60 rounds - Standard Rifle - Saturday Morning September 28
Match #1A - 60 rounds - Hunter Rifle - Saturday Afternoon September 28
Match #2 - 60 rounds - Standard Rifle - Sunday Morning September 29
Match #2A - 60 rounds - Hunter Rifle - Sunday Afternoon September 29
Match #3 - The Arizona State Championship - Aggregate of Matches 1&2
Match #3A - The Arizona State Championship - Aggregate of Matches 1A&2A
TIMES: 0830 hours on Saturday and Sunday. Practice will be from 0700 to 0800 on match days.
PRACTICE: The range will be available for practice on Friday, September 27 from 0900-1700 (5 PM).
ENTRY: Advance entry is required. Advance entries will be accepted until September 16, 2019. Competitors wishing to share rifles and requests for shooter-coach pairs must make advance entry at the same time so that proper squadding
can be made. Post entries will be taken to fill vacancies in established relays. NO ENTRIES FOR TWO RIFLES PER SHOOTER WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE RANGE. If you want to shoot standard and hunter class, advance entry MUST be made.
ENTRY LIMITS: Standard Rifle – 96 rifles -4 relays – 6 banks
Hunter Rifle – 96 rifles – 4 relays – 6 banks
ENTRY FEES: First rifle - $95.00. Second rifle - $30.00. Juniors - $40.00. Junior second rifle - $25.00. Entries received before September 13, 2019 will receive a $10.00 discount on the first rifle. Proof of ASR&PA membership must accompany entry to receive the $5.00 discount.
CLASSIFICATION: 2019 NRA Rifle Silhouette Classification will be used. Classification Cards must be presented when registering. Those without classification cards/books will be entered into Master Class. Beginner shooters without classification will fire their first 60 shots in the highest available class. Resulting scores will establish their classification for the match. Non-US competitors with out a NRA classification card or from their National Shooting Federation will me entered into the Master Class for their first 60 shots or Scores posted in their records will be classed according to NRA classification breakdowns.
SCORING: Competitors will keep score. Competitors are required to examine scorecards after each series, and to initial cards before leaving the line. Any scoring differences must be resolved immediately after each five shot series involved and before targets are reset. If a scorecard is not validated, the recorded score will stand and no changes will be made.
JURY: A jury of three persons will be selected and will act as final authority on protests or disputes concerning procedures, equipment, or other controversies.
EQUIPMENT: Rifles must meet NRA specifications. All rifles will be weighed and certified before the matches. IF ANY PARTS HAVE TO BE TAKEN OFF OF A RIFLE TO MAKE WEIGHT, THEY WILL BE HELD IN THE STAT OFFICE UNTIL THE COMPLETION OF THE MATCH. IT WILL BE THE COMPETITOR’S RESPONSIBILITY TO CLAIM THE PARTS AFTER THE MATCH.
Non-certified rifles will not be allowed on the firing line. Rifles may be inspected by the jury at any time. Warehouse lifting belts are prohibited unless in compliance with Rule 5.5. Only clothing appropriate for existing weather conditions will be permitted.
AMMUNITION: Provided by the competitor. Any rimfire .22 caliber short, long, or long rifle. Hot loads such as Stingers, Yellow Jackets, etc., are not allowed.
AWARDS: Awards will be given to Match Winner and classes Master, AAA, AA, A & B. The Arizona State Championships, will be State Champion, High Arizona Resident, 2nd Place Open, 3rd Place Open, and classes Master, AAA, AA, A & B. In addition, awards for High Super Senior, High Senior, High Woman, and High Junior, Intermediate Junior, and Sub-Junior will be awarded.
LONG RUNS WILL BE FIRED AT THE END OF THE DAILY MATCH AFTER ANY SHOOT-OFFS. IF YOU WISH TO TRY FOR LONG RUN, NOTIFY THE STAT OFFICE BEFORE THE END OF THE MATCH.
TIES: Daily matches will be decided by reverse animal count, (turkey, ram, chicken, javelina), except match winner and ties that cannot be decided by reverse animal count, which will be decided by a shoot-off. All ties in the aggregate will be decided by shoot-off. Ties for Special Awards, Super Senior, Senior, Woman, and Juniors will be decided by sudden death shoot-off on turkeys. Ties for State Champion will be decided by a five shot shoot-off on turkeys.
SAFETY: All safety rules will be strictly enforced. Failure to comply with safety rules will be basis for immediate disqualification with no return of entry fees.
An empty chamber indicator (ECI) is mandatory as is eye and hearing protection per Ben Avery regulations. The ECI should be used any time the rifle is not in its case. If you do not have one, they are available for a $1 fee. (See Rule 3.21)
COACHING: A shooter may have one person with them on the firing line to spot shots, coach, and keep time. The coach may use a spotting scope or binoculars. He may not touch the shooter or their equipment during the firing period and must stay behind the line of shooters. If you are not shooting or coaching, you must remain behind the railing in the ready area.
SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted on the firing line or in the area immediately behind the firing line.
Alcohol: No open Alcohol is allowed at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility
Club eMail: Hassayampa.firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Mailing Address: Hassayampa Rod & Gun Club 3820 W Happy Valley Rd Suite 141-205 Glendale AZ 85310