New Holland
Rifle and Pistol Club

 

NEW HOLLAND RIFLE & PISTOL CLUB, INC.

APPROVED HIGH POWER RIFLE 200/300/600 YARD PROGRAM

Dates:

2017 Match Schedule


April  15 2017
May 20 2017
June 17 2017
July 15 2017
August 19 2017
September 16  2017 PA State Match Rifle Championship
October 21 2017

 

Eligibility:
Open & welcome to all legal gun owners regardless of club affiliation.

For an online copy of the complete NRA High Power rule book, please use the link provided below.


Rules:
NRA rules will govern all shooters.  Challenges $2.00.

Official NRA High Power Rule Book


Classification:
NRA, and CMP classification cards or temporary score books.  If no classification is held, a default class of Master Unclassified (MU) will be assigned until an official class is established per NRA rule 19.2


Rifle:
NRA Match Rifle, current NRA or CMP Service Rifle, and CMP Match Rifles.

**Special note**

We have actively been welcoming competitors using rifles other than traditional NRA match and service rifles.

This will include suppressed rifles.

We are not allowing recoil reducing muzzle breaks of any kind per the NRA rules due to the concussion that they provide to the neighboring shooter on the line.


Caliber Requirements:
No less than .224 cal. and no greater than .30 cal. with exception to “Any Rifle” which may not exceed .35 cal.


Categories:
Match rifle, Service Rifle.   Minimum of 5 shooters to form a class/category.  Classes and/or categories will be combined if there are insufficient competitors.


Awards:
Cash awards will not be distributed per class or category winners in lieu of a reasonable match fees. 


Entry fees (Cash, check, or valid NRA award points):
Adult entry – $35.00
Junior entry fee – $20.00


Make checks payable to New Holland Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc. (NHRPC)


Post Entries:
From 7:00 AM – 7:40 AM on day of the match up to the range limit of first 60 paid entries.

Firing Starts:  8:00 AM


Course of Fire:
All matches are 800 aggregate (80 shot regional match course) per current NRA rules.

Match 1:  200 yards slow fire standing, 2 sighters – 22 minutes.

Match 2:  200 yards rapid fire, two 10-shot strings sitting or kneeling from standing or from that position per NRA rules.  2 sighting shots, 60 seconds per string time limit.

Match 3:  300 yards rapid fire, two 10-shot strings prone from standing or from the prone position per NRA rules.  2 sighting shots, 70 seconds per string time limit.

Match 4:  600 yards slow fire, 20 shots prone, 2 sighting shots, 22 minute time limit.

Match 5:  Aggregate of matches 1, 2, 3 & 4.


General Information:
ALCOHOL ON CLUB PROPERTY IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Competitors will pull targets and score unless a paid puller is provided by the shooter for score. The Range Officer is authorized to reduce the match in shots or distance due to range conditions. Refunds will be made as necessary. The Range Officer has the option to allow alibi firing at the completion of the 2nd string of a rapid fire stage.


Match Director’s Safety Requirements:

  • Sidearms will not be permitted on the shooter’s person while in position and participating in the match.  They may be kept in the shooter’s gear bag, range cart, or in an automobile.
  • At no time, will any non competitor, other than paid pit pullers enter the pits during live fire.  This includes spouses, significant others, and children.  Children over the age of 12 may attend and participate in the match if properly supervised by a legal parent or guardian, however due to safety concerns, unattended children who are not properly supervised, who are not participating in the even will not be permitted on the range for the duration of the event.    No exceptions!
  • Any unsafe activity of any participant may result in forfeiture of record score, paid match fees, and the competitor will be asked to exit the range.  No exceptions!
  • 3-shot rule:  If any competitor is not on paper at the 600 yard stage of the match after firing 3 shots  (consisting of both sighter and record shots), that shooter will not be permitted to continue that stage of the match.  This rule is strictly adhered to for the reasons of safety and increased possibility of skipping a bullet out of the range.
  • If you are not sure of your zero, ask the match director to help you before you fire your 1st shot.


Lodging:
Comfort Inn (717) 355-9900
Spring Gultch Campground (717) 354-3100
County Haven Campsite (717) 354-7926
Inn at Morgantown (610) 286-5521


Directions:

GPS address: 589 Meetinghouse Road, Gap, PA. 17527
From the PA Turnpike, take Exit 298-Morgantown (Route 10 South) ½ mile to Route 23 West for approx. 7 miles to Route 897 South for approx.3.3 miles to Meetinghouse Road. Turn left and proceed ½ mile then turn left into range.

From the West take Route 322 East to Route 897 South 2.5 miles to Meetinghouse Road. Turn left and proceed ½ mile to range on left.

From the South take Route 340 East to Route 897 North for 3.4 miles to Meetinghouse Road. Turn right and proceed ½ miles to range on left.

High Power Match Director – Ron Siliani , ronsiliani@verizon.net   610-721-9497

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