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Service Rifle Program Description
Service Rifle League/Match Range Commands

Do you enjoy shooting an M1 Garand, M-1A, AR-15, match rifle or other US/foreign military rifle RAPID FIRE? Don't just own a highpower rifle - USE IT! Come out and join our Service Rifle league or just come out for a practice or one of our many NRA/CMP sanctioned matches.

LEAGUE TYPE:
NRA Highpower: Service Rifle and Match Rifle categories - The League is open to DSC members and associate members, only. DSC members may bring a guest who may also shoot. Current NRA Rules apply. This is a NRA/CMP sanctioned league. See the current NRA/CMP Highpower rules for full details.

DATES/TIMES:
Every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, May 1st through September 29th
Wednesday - 5:30pm squadding begins. Shooting begins promptly at 6:00pm
Friday and Saturday - 8:30am squadding begins. Shooting begins promptly at 9:00am

COURSE OF FIRE:
• 10 shots, Slow Fire, Standing in 10 minutes, SR target
• 10 shots, Rapid Fire, Sitting or Kneeling in 60 seconds, SR target
• 10 shots, Rapid Fire, Prone in 70 seconds, SR-42 target
• 20 shots, Slow Fire, Prone in 20 minutes, MR-52 target

The DSC also runs an informal indoor service rifle practice league during the winter months. Check the DSC calendar for dates and times. This indoor practice league does not qualify for NRA/CMP awards. The course of fire is the same as the highpower league using reduced size Service Rifle targets for 50 feet. The league is shot with 22LR conversions for AR-15 platform rifles or any other any rifle firing the 22LR cartridge.

REGISTRATION/FEES:
Shooters need not join the league to come out and shoot the course of fire, but league shooters will be given preference if we have a full line. Range Fees are payable prior to each match/practice. A league fee is also due prior to the start of the season. An additional league fee is charged for an Associate Member. Print, complete and submit Rifle League Application Form with the appropriate league fees. The league fee covers the league banquet with door prizes. The Banquet is normally held the first Saturday in December.

LEAGUE SCORING:
A competitor's last 10 record matches shot are for DSC League score and standings for awards. Awards will be based on the Lewis System. A shooter must shoot 10 matches to qualify for awards. For NRA Classification, scores from the last 6 matches shot for score will be submitted to the NRA for classification. If a competitor doesn't fire 10 matches for score, the last 6 matches fired will be utilized for NRA classification. Scores are submitted to the NRA for classification at the end of the league. All league targets must be completed during the course of one (1) league season. Competitors who want the NRA/CMP awards will have to order the required awards from the NRA/CMP at their own expense.

Once a year in June the DSC also offers a 2-day Service Rifle Clinic. It is a great way to learn the basics of NRA/CMP highpower competition, including, the course of fire, positions, targets, service rifle operation, loading, clearing and firing. Keep an eye on the calendar for dates and times.

 

For more information on participation in Service Rifle at DSC, please contact Walter Opdycke at (734) 751-2068 or email Walter Opdycke.