STATE RIFLE ASSOCIATION
Tubb Memorial Long Range Championship
Wolters Training Site, Mineral Wells, Texas
October 4-8, 2001
TOURNAMENT IS REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND IS
SPONSORED BY THE TEXAS STATE RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND HOSTED BY FORT WOLTERS
SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB.
State Rifle Association officials for this tournament are:
Talbot – President
Gibson – Executive Director
W. Gaines – Match Director
Curry– Chief Range Officer
Crawford – Statistical Officer
Registration and entry fees must be received by October 1, 2001.
Mail entry card and fees to John W. Gaines, 122 Hidden Haven Dr.,
Boerne, TX 78006.
Advance entries are highly encouraged.
Post entries accepted up to range capacity of 90 competitors. A $10.00 fee will be
charged for post entries.
All competitors must be individual members of the NRA or their
country’s national organization, and
Only competitors meeting these requirements are eligible for
awards. Competitors must
complete a TSRA membership application or exhibit current membership cards
and NRA classification prior to issuing squadding tickets.
Membership in TSRA is $20 for adults and $3 for juniors under the
age of 20 years.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, Oct. 4:
Squadded Practice, 800, 900, and 1000 yards.
Start time: 0900 and 1300.
Friday, Oct. 5:
Four Man Team Palma (Match #6).
Team cards available 0700. Block time of 47 minutes for each pair
of shooters. Start time is
Saturday, Oct. 6:
Individual Palma (Match #1).
Statistical office opens 0700.
Firing starts at 0830.
1000 yard Any Rifle/ Iron Sight (Match #2).
Match starts upon completion of Match #1 and reorganization of the
Sunday, Oct. 7:
Individual Palma (Match #3).
Firing starts at 0830.
1000 yard Any Rifle/ Any Sight (Match #5).
Match starts upon completion of Match #3 and reorganization of
Monday, Oct. 8:
Individual Palma (Match #4).
Firing starts at 0830.
Awards presentation will be held at the
statistical office immediately following the completion of Match #5.
Any Rifle/Iron Sight
Any Rifle/Any Sight
Four Man Team Palma
$30.00 (Do not pre-pay)
NRA Registration Fee (Required)
Squadded Practice on Thursday
Junior Entry fees will be one-half of the above plus NRA
Registration of $3.00.
PACKAGE ENTRY FEES:
(Matches #1 thru #5 plus NRA Registration fee)
(Matches #1 through #5 plus NRA Registration fee)
of entry fee will be refunded provided notification of withdrawal is
received by 0800, October 3, 2001. “No Shows” will not
TEAM MATCH REGISTRATION:
This is a fired team match. Entry
closes 0730 Friday October 5, 2001 at the Stat Office.
Pick-up teams are permitted. All
members must be same category (Service or Civilian) or conform to NRA rule
2.11 in order to compete for team awards.
Pay Team entry fee when team is entered.
Championship Aggregate is the total of Matches #1 through #4 and will
determine the Texas State Long Range Champion.
will be awarded to the State Champion, Classification Winners, High Woman,
High Senior, High Junior, and High Service of the Championship Aggregate.
F Class award will be based upon the aggregate of Matches #1, 3,4, and 5.
will also be awarded to the Any Rifle/Any Sight, Individual Palma and Team
winner and high junior of Match #2 (Any Rifle/Iron Sight) will receive a
Whittington Center Belt Buckle and a donation will be made to the Center
in their names.
award-point awards will be made based on classifications at the rate of
one award per five competitors. Classes
and categories may be combined to attain five competitors.
F Class will not be combined.
NRA Highpower Rifle rules apply.
CLASSIFICATION: NRA classification will be used in all matches.
Unclassified competitors will compete in the Master Class.
Assigned classifications may be used.
Each competitor will be required to serve in the pits.
Seniors or competitors not physically capable of performing pit
service may provide qualified pullers in their place with pre-arranged
approval of match director. Be
prepared to present documentation per NRA rules.
Hired pullers may pull for only one competitor at a time.
Teams may use qualified hired pullers in Match #6.
will score during all matches. Score cards are to be turned in by score keepers following
each match or stage of a match. A
score keeper failing to turn in a score care may be disqualified.
Changes or erasures without score keepers initials can disqualify
competitor for that match.
Fee for challenge is $2.00, refundable if challenge is sustained.
A schedule of challenge times will be posted.
All scores and awards are tentative until publication of the final
bulletin. Competitors should notify the Statistical Officer of any
Palma Rifle Division:
NRA rule 3.3.3.
Service Rifle Division:
NRA rules 3.1; 3.1.1; 3.1.2; and 3.1.3.
F Class: NRA
rules 3.3; 3.3.1; 3.3.2; and 3.17. This
division will include NRA Match rifles not meeting Palma Rifle
requirements. No magnums and
no muzzle brakes are permitted. Bipods,
sandbags and mechanical rests are permitted.
F Class competitors are not eligible for the title of State
NRA rules 3.2; and 3.3.4. No
muzzle brakes are permitted.
Note: Competitors must use the same rifle in
Matches #1 thru #4 in order to be eligible for the State Championship
Ammunition will be furnished by the competitor.
Armor piercing, tracer, and incendiary ammunition is not be
permitted. Caliber .223
Remington must utilize bullets of 75 gr. minimum weight.
All bullets must be
supersonic at 1000 yards.
TARGETS: NRA LR
targets will be used throughout.
Coaching during the scoring portion of a match or portion of a
match will not be allowed, except during the Team Match #6. Coaching is allowed during the “Unlimited Sighting Shots”
portion of a match or stage of a match.
will be paramount in all activities and at all times.
All rifles will have actions open with magazines removed and an
open bolt indicator inserted into the chamber, except when on the firing
line during the preparation period or during firing.
Handling of rifles and collection of brass forward of the firing
line will only be permitted at the direction of the Chief Range Officer.
CONDUCT ON THE RANGE: Persons appearing to be
under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed on the range.
Children and juniors must be controlled and shall be the
responsibility of their parents or sponsors.
Parking will be in designated areas only.
Anyone violating these rules will be denied range privilege.
Other action may be taken where deemed necessary.
following motels are located in Mineral Wells, Texas:
Ramada Inn (940) 325-6956
Days Inn (940) 325-6961
Best Western (940) 328-1111
Lake Mineral Wells State Park (Camping)
Other motels are available in Weatherford,
Texas 23 miles east of range.
DIRECTIONS TO RANGE: From downtown Mineral
Wells take highway 180 east approximately 5 miles to entrance to the Fort
Wolters Industrial Park (on the left).
Enter the park and proceed 1/4 mile to fork in the road. Take the right fork, Hood Road, and proceed 2 1/4 miles
north. Turn right onto Wagner
Road (ball field on corner) and proceed east approximately ¼ mile to
chain link fence corner. A
gravel road continues east to entrance to the range.
Once on the range property, turn left and follow gravel road north
to the 600 yard line. Turn
left on paved road and drive west 1/8 mile to statistical office.
QUESTIONS AND ENTRY FORMS:
John W. Gaines, Match Director, 122 Hidden Haven Drive, Boerne, TX 78006
(830) 249-2095 (before 9:00 PM CDST) firstname.lastname@example.org.