Vintage Military Rifle Matches

VINTAGE MILITARY RIFLE MATCHES

The Waynesboro Fish and Game will hold a series of Vintage Military Rifle Matches and CMP Garand/Springfield/Vintage/Modern Military Matches throughout the year.

Vintage Military Rifles are considered to be any center fire cartridge firearm (black powder cartridge rifles are permitted) used by any military prior to 1965.  this includes single shot, bolt action and semi-automatic rifles.  Those wishing to shoot an AR-15 or commercial rifle may do so however, you will be competing out of competition and not eligible for awards.

2021 VINTAGE MILITARY SCHEDULE (UPDATED QUARTERLY)

  • MAY 1, 2021
  • AUGUST 14, 2021

GENERAL VINTAGE MILITARY MATCHES

Usually, two matches will be fired.  the competitor may use the same rifle or shoot a 2nd rifle if desired.  Match fees are $15.00 for the first match and additional $5.00 if you choose to shoot a second match.  Sign up will begin at 8:00 am the morning of the match.  A safety briefing and course of fire overview will begin at 8:45 am with firing commencing at 9:00 am.

NRA SR-1 targets will be used and all firing will be at 100 yards.  Each match takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.  Empty chamber indicators (ECIs)/ chamber flags are required and will be available for loan or purchase at a cost o $1.00 each.  Ear and Eye protection are strongly encouraged.  All participants must supply their own ammunition.  Each match will require approximately 35 rounds.

COURSE OF FIRE: VINTAGE MILITARY RIFLE MATCHES

Stage 1 – Slow fire prone:  A 20 minute block time consisting of a 10 minute preparation/unlimited sighting shot period and 10 minutes for 10 slow fire shots for record from the sling supported prone position.

Stage 2 – Slow fire sitting/kneeling: A 13 minute block time consisting of a 3 minute preparation period and 10 slow fire shots for record in 10 minutes from the sitting or kneeling position.

Stage 3 – Slow fire standing:  A 13 minute block time consisting of a 3 minute preparation period and 10 slow fire shots for record in 10 minutes from the standing/offhand position.

If you have questions regarding the Vintage Military Matches, please contact wfgcmpmatches@gmail.com.  You may also request to be added to the email list for notification of match information and updates.