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2011 WORLD WAR MEMORIAL MATCH

posted May 19, 2010, 11:44 PM by SJ Zouaves   [ updated Aug 26, 2011, 5:10 PM ]

2011 WORLD WAR MEMORIAL MATCH


Match Summary: The day consists of two complete matches. First off is the WWII Bolt Gun Match where contestants may shoot any bolt action rifle that saw action in any theater of WWII or earlier. Second is the M1 Carbine Match where contestants will shoot rapidfire at 200 yards in various positions with their Carbines.

Date:  Sunday, Sept 4th, 2011.  Registration and squadding, 0800 to 0830. First Match starts 0900.

Location: Santa Clara County Field Sports Park 200 yard Range. FSP Waiver Verification ‘yellow card’ required to compete. (Available the day of the match)

Squadding: Relay and target assignments will be made on a first come, first served basis the day of the match. In the case of mulitiple relays in a match, competitors wishing to shoot a second relay in a different class may sign up on a space available basis after the close of regular registration.

WWI/II Bolt Match

WWII Bolt Match Course of Fire:  All stages shot at 200 yards. Each Stage will be preceded by a 3 minute preparation period. Adjustable Peep Sights Allowed. 5 or 8 round Stripper clips are permitted in all positions. Wearing of uniforms and equipment used by nation of your WWII Rifle is encouraged. No alibis or saved rounds (they did not get them in WWII!). Handloads Permitted. No armor piercing or tracer ammunition allowed.

Stage 1, Sighters: 5 minutes for unlimited sighters.
Stage 2, Prone:
20 rounds in 5 minutes.
Stage 3, Sitting:
20 rounds in 5 minutes.
Stage 4, Standing:
20 rounds in 10 minutes.
Match:
Aggregate of stages two through four. 

Classes of Rifles: Rifles should be World War II era and earlier rifles with original type sights. Metallic Peep sights, including aftermarket, are permitted. Telescopic sights are allowed on rifles in ‘as issued’ configuration only, e.g. Springfield 03-A4, etc. Rifles may be fired with sling support, or from a front sandbag/pack rest at the shooters discretion.

Targets: 200 yard SR targets will be used for all stages.

Awards: There will be separate awards, including medals, for the top finishers in each class of rifle. Award classes will be determined at match time based on the distribution of rifle types in the match. Possible classes include: Springfield 1903 & 03-A3, Mosin-Nagant, K-31 Schmidt-Rubin, Enfield Variants, Mauser Variants.


TRANSITION PERIOD

There will be a 15 Minute Period between matches to allow for match briefing, range preparation, equipment changes, and setup on the line.


MI Carbine Match

M1 Carbine Match Course of Fire: All stages shot rapidfire at 200 yards with M1 Carbines. Each Stage will be preceded by a 3 minute preparation period. M1 Carbines with issue sights only. Participants may borrow a club Carbine. Participants may buy a 30 Cal Carbine Ammo Draw from the club (see below). No armor piercing or tracer ammunition allowed.

Stage 1, Sighters: 10 minutes for 10 sighters.
Stage 2, Rapid Prone: 10 rounds in 90 seconds.
Stage 3, Rapid Sitting:
two strings of 10 rounds, 90 seconds per string.

Stage 4, Rapid Standing:
two strings of 10 rounds, 90 seconds per string.

Match:
Aggregate of stages two through four. 

Targets: 200 yard SR targets will be used for all stages.

Awards: A “Distinguished Carbine Shooter” belt buckle will be awarded to the winner of the M1 Carbine match (previous winners excluded).

Food: A BBQ will be held immediately after the match.

Match Fee: $20.00 to shoot one or both matches. $30 for 60 round draw of 30 Cal Carbine ammo. $30 for 60 round draw of 30/06 ammo.

07/11/10

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