Military Benchrest, Offhand, Rimfire Silhouette

NOTICE

These matches are not currently offered.

The Military Benchrest Service Rifle Match and the Military Benchrest .22 Trainer Match provide a venue for shooters to fire and enjoy those surplus or trophy rifles which they have accumulated over the years.

Military Benchrest Service Rifle

  • GUN: Any service rifle issued by any country to its military forces prior to 1956, in original military caliber
  • AMMO: Military surplus or commercial manufacture to military specifications (commercial reloads to military specification are permitted)
  • SIGHTS: Original military iron sights or appropriate National Match rear aperture sights. National Match front sights provided the blade or post is maintained
  • DISTANCE: 100 yards
  • TARGET: NRA SR-21, SR-21C sighter
  • STANCE: All shooting must be done from rests or sandbags
  • COURSE OF FIRE: One target, 10 rounds for score, unlimited shots on sighter target, no time limit
  • SCORING: Point scoring.
    • High score – High X.
    • 100-10x maximum

Military Benchrest .22 Trainer Rifle

  • GUN: Any training rifle issued by any country to its military forces in caliber .22 Long Rifle
  • AMMO: Any .22 Long Rifle
  • SIGHTS: Original military iron sights only
  • DISTANCE: 50 yards
  • TARGET: NRA A-23/5
  • STANCE: All shooting must be done from rests or sandbags
  • COURSE OF FIRE: One target, 5 rounds per record bull, unlimited sighters, no time limit
  • SCORING: Point scoring.
    • High score – High X.
    • 250-25x maximum

Military Service Rifle Offhand

  • GUN: Any service rifle issued by any country to its military forces in original military caliber.
    • Two classes based on original issue date
      • Class 1: Military rifles first issued prior to 1956
      • Class 2: Military rifles first issues after 1956
  • AMMO: Military surplus or commercial manufacture to military specifications (commercial reloads to military specification are permitted)
  • SIGHTS: Original military iron sights only
  • DISTANCE: 100 yards
  • TARGET: NRA SR-1 for score, SR-1C sighter
  • STANCE: Free standing. Cannot lean against bench, table, or posts. Slings, palm rests, or hook buttplates cannot be used.
  • COURSE OF FIRE: One target, 10 rounds for score, unlimited shots on sighter target, no time limit
  • SCORING: Point scoring.
    • High score – High X.
    • 100-10x maximum