This match is fired using .22 Rimfire rifles that are equipped with either target “peep” sights or telescopic sights. A sling is attached to the rifle stock’s forearm to aid in getting a steady position. It is fired at 50 yards and 100 yards. The course of fire is 20 shots at each range with one minute allotted for each shot.
Smallbore Rifle 50 foot Gallery Match
This match is fired at targets at a range of 50 feet. Some shooters consider this to be a very short distance, but the small size of the targets compensates for that. The course of fire is: 10 shots prone, 10 shots sitting, 10 shots kneeling and 10 shots standing. One minute is allotted for each shot.
This match is fired on reduced size targets to account for the 100 yard limit on the SDGC range. The National Match Course is used for this match. That includes 20 shots slow fire prone (20 minutes), 10 shots rapid fire standing-to-prone (70 seconds), 10 shots rapid fire standing-to sitting (60 seconds) and 10 shots standing slow fire (10 minutes). This match would normally be fired at 200 yards, 300 yards and 600 yards.
NRA Bullseye Pistol Match
Two separate matches are fired on the same day. One is the .22 Rimfire Match and the other is the Centerfire Match. The firearms used in this match are either revolvers or semi-automatics. The course of fire for each gun is 10 rounds slow fire (10 minutes) at 50 yards, 10 rounds timed fire (2 five shot strings in 20 seconds each) and 10 rounds rapid fire (2 five shot strings in 10 seconds each).
Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Match
This match is fired on small steel targets placed on steel rails. The targets must be knocked off the rail to be counted as a hit. Each shooter has two banks of 5 targets. The shooter is given 2 ½ minutes to shoot 5 targets. The target distances are described in paragraph 3.
Rifle Bench Rest Match
This match allows the shooter to shoot without having to support the rifle in their hands. The rifle is rested on a sand bag on top of a concrete table. Two separate matches are fired, the .22 Rimfire rifle and the Centerfire rifle. Targets are set at 50 yards and 100 yards. The smaller of two groups shot by each shooter are used to determine which shooter’s rifle/ammunition combination is the most accurate.
Hunter Rifle Match
This is a fun match that allows all those shooters that have only hunting rifles to join in on the match fun. The rules are simple. The shooter must use a hunting type rifle (no target rifles, light triggers, etc.).