Headline news: Jeff passed away from a sudden illness in September and we have dedicated our new flag in his memory. The annual Adobe Walls Battle in June will be renamed to add his name to it and we are also planning a memorial to him at the battle next year.
Here are the results of the October match.
Mid Range Match
Big Bore Lever Match
40-50 Bottle Neck Sharps
Military Bolt Match
Military Single Shot Match
22 Rim Fire Match
25 Cal. Match
Pistol Cal. Lever Gun Match
There are updates to the high scores for the year based on the October Match results at the link here.
Here are the dates for our 2017 shooting schedule.
There are some changes from last year so read carefully. The Buffalo Match is changing, the Billy Dixon schedule is changing and some other matches are moving. Also, we now have a security gate since last Fall.
April: 28, 29, 30
May: 26, 27, 28
June: 23, 24, 25 – Adobe Walls Battle
July: 21, 22, 23
Aug: 25, 26, 27
Sept: 22, 23, 24
Oct: 27, 28, 29
Also please read The Event Attire Link here. Let’s all try to dress more closely to that concept this season for the Buffalo Match.
Due to complaints of back fatigue, leg fatigue, rump fatigue we have had to shorten the Buffalo Match to accommodate the “angry old white men”.
Friday starting at 8:00 AM
World War II and earlier Military Bolt Action Rifle Match: 200 yds. to 500 yds.
Pre 1900 Military Single Shot Rifle Match: 200 yds. to 500 yds.
Lever Action Big Bore Match: 200 yds. to 500 yds.
All matches 28 rds. each including sighters (2 sighters and 5 for score at each range).
Friday starting at 1:00 PM: Range open for practice.
Saturday starting at 8:00 AM
Buffalo Match: 700 yds. to 1000 yds. or 800 yds. to 1200 yds.
40 rds. including sighters (2 sighters and 8 for score at each range).
Saturday starting at PM
Mid Range Rifle Match: 300 yds. to 600 yds.
28 rds. including sighters (2 sighters and 5 for score at each range).
Here it is September, summers over, fall is here. Get a jacket on for some cool mornings but beautiful afternoons. Grab those guns and come on out to the September Great Basin Rifle Match on 23, 24, and 25.
Friday September 23, starting at 8:00 AM we will shoot •Bolt Action Military Rifle •Breech Loading Military Rifle •Mid Range Rifle
Saturday September 24 •Starting at 8:00 AM: Buffalo Match, 700 yds. to 1000 yds. •PM: Lever Action Big Bore, time permitting
Sunday September 25, starting at 8:00 we will shoot •22 Cal. Vintage Rifle •25 Cal. Vintage Rifle •Lever Action Pistol Cal. Rifle
Heads up! The new gate on the West entrance to the range is now operational. By now anyone that is a COSSA member has received their entrance code. Guess what? Do not use it on the Great Basin Rifle match weekend. There is an event code that you should use. All invitees were sent an email with the code. If you did not get it, please contact me or any match coordinator for the code.