.22 Silhouette

Matches

The monthly Silhouette matches are held on the second Saturday of each month. The dates for upcoming matches (all Saturdays) can be found on theLASC Online Calendar. An email will almost always be sent out a week before the match advising you of date, start time, etc. so be sure to sign up for theSilhouette email list. Generally, we will start setting up the targets at 8:30AM, shooters can start practice around 9:00AM and the match will begin at 9:30AM. Silhouettes-in-a-row pins as well as award certificates will be given out.


Classes

We compete in one or more of the following five classes:

 Open Sights  1. Revolvers and semi auto pistols 2. Single shot pistols 3. Rifles 
 Scoped  4. Pistols and revolvers 5. Rifles  

 

 Course of Fire

40 shots (all shots fired standing) - 10 shots at each distance:

  • Chickens - 40 meters
  • Pigs - 50 meters
  • Turkeys - 75 meters
  • Rams - 100 meters

Targets:half-size silhouettes

You may enter more than one firearm.

Rules

NRA Smallbore Hunter Pistol rules will be followed where applicable. Ties will be broken by shoot-offs, if time permits.

Contact

Bruce Barraclough

International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association

Here are other places to shoot silhouettes near Los Alamos

  • Northern Rio Grande Sportsmen's Club
    • 1st Sunday of the month
      • Muzzle Loader: 1st Sunday of the month, starts 9:00 am (may not always be held during winter months), full-size silhouettes out to 200 meters.
      • Lever-Action Center Fire Rifle (mostly 30-30): 1st Sunday of the month, starts 12:00 noon, full-size silhouettes out to 200 meters. (Note: this is shot concurrently Long-Range Pistol)
      • Long-Range Pistol:1st Sunday of the month, starts 12:00 noon, full-size silhouettes out to 200 meters. (Note: this is shot concurrently Lever-Action Rifle
    • 3rd Sunday of the Month
      • 22 Rifle: 3rd Sunday of the month, starts 9:00 am, half-size silhouettes out to 100 meters. (Note: this is shot concurrently .22 Pistol)
      • 22 Pistol: 3rd Sunday of the month, starts 9:00 am, half-size silhouettes out to 100 meters. (Note: this is shot concurrently .22 Rifle)
      • Center-Fire Pistol (straight-wall cartridges plus 32-20 and 22 Hornet): 3rd Sunday of the month, starts 12:00 noon, half-size silhouettes out to 100 meters.

I go to a number of these matches along with several other club members, so if you are interested in going you will have company (and a ride). You will be very welcome at any of these matches. Please check with me before you decide to hit the road. These matches may occasionally be cancelled.

Call Joe Tesmerat 672-3568 before going to any of the listed matches to verify that they are being held. 

 

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