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LEAGUE TYPE:
Sporting Rifle: Centerfire and Smallbore categories - The League is open to DSC members and associate members, only. DSC members may bring a guest who may also shoot. These are not NRA sanctioned leagues.

Members and associate members may also shoot any of the NRA Marksmanship Qualification programs during league times/dates. Current NRA Rules apply to league targets fired under any NRA Marksmanship Qualification program. This is a NRA sanctioned league. See the appropriate NRA rules for full details.

DATES/TIMES:
Every Thursday, Friday & Sunday, May 1st through September 29th
Thursday - 6:00pm till dusk
Friday - 11:00am till Noon
Sunday - 9:00am till 11:00am

COURSE OF FIRE:
There are four courses of fire and one or more NRA sanctioned league targets. Competitors may shoot any or all courses of fire.

CENTERFIRE DEER HUNTER SERIES
• Running Deer Targets (10) at 100 yards - 10 rounds standing and 10 rounds sitting or kneeling.

CENTERFIRE SPORTSMEN’S SERIES
• Running Deer Target (5) at 100 yards - 10 rounds standing and 10 rounds sitting or kneeling.
• Fox target (1) at 100 yards - 10 rounds sitting and 10 rounds prone.
• Woodchuck Target (1) at 100 yards - 10 rounds sitting and 10 rounds prone.
• Running Deer Target (1) at 200 yards - 10 rounds sitting and 10 rounds prone.
• Coyote Target (1) at 200 yards - 10 rounds sitting and 10 rounds prone.
• Javelina Target (1) at 200 yards - 10 rounds sitting and 10 rounds prone.

CENTERFIRE BENCH SHOOTING SERIES - Competitors may elect to shoot either the Deer Hunter series or the Sportsmen’s series of targets from the bench. Competitors may use elbow support only on bench or rifle forearm support (sandbags or other elevated rest) provided that the shooters hand is between the rifle and the support. No rear support (sandbags or other rest) of rifle is allowed.

SMALLBORE SERIES - All targets are shot at 50 Yards for .22 LR and 100 yards for .17 HMR/HM2. Competitors may use elbow support only on bench or rifle forearm support (sandbags or other elevated rest) provided that the shooters hand is between the rifle and the support. No rear support (sandbags or other rest) of rifle is allowed.

Buffalo (50pts) Crow (50pts) Groundhog (50pts) Rabbit (25pts)
5 rounds each target (maximum score 175, X’s are counted for ties).

NRA MARKSMANSHIP QUALIFICATION - Competitor may elect to shoot any of the NRA Marksmanship Qualification programs; (Rifles, targets, minimum score per bull, and course of fire) as defined in the NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program Guide.

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 total of 10 targets must be shot and scored for each series. Targets shot for one series cannot be scored for any other series. Running Deer and smallbore fun targets must be designated and marked for range and series being shot before being posted down range. An unlimited number of practice targets may be fired but TARGETS FIRED FOR RECORD must be designated in advance. The Range officer or Sporting Rifle Sub-Committee member on duty must score the target and enter the score in the record book. Target scorer must initial score in record book. It is the duty of the competitor to check the recorded score and initial that score in the record book. All targets fired for score must be new and unused. All league targets must be completed during the course of one (1) league season. Competitors who want the NRA awards will have to order awards at their own expense.

For more information on participation in the Sporting Rifle league at DSC, please contact John Butler at (248) 398-2637.