LOCATION: The range is located 3 miles east of Capitan on the north side of highway 380.
RULES: Current NRA High Power Rules dated February 2020, will apply.
COMPETITION OPEN TO: Any individual NRA member, any junior or adult non-NRA member, and any foreign competitor.
REGISTRATION FEES: All competitors must pay with a check or cash. Make checks payable to: Capitan Shooting Sports, Inc.
FRIDAY $35.00 STATE SERVICE RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY $50.00 INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
SUNDAY $25.00 LEG MATCH, RIFLE
JUNIOR FEES one-half of the above amounts, except for the CMP Leg match
ENTRY DEADLINE June 19, 2023
LATE ENTRIES $20.00, Late entries may be accepted up to the limit of range capacity.
INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: Entries in individual events will be made by using the enclosed entry form, accompanied by a check or money order for the full amount of the entry desired. Entry form must be filled out COMPLETELY AND SIGNED. Make checks payable to Capitan Shooting Sports, Inc. Mail entries to:
Capitan Shooting Sports, Inc.
PO Box 1691
Alto, NM 88312
STAT OFFICE OPENS AT 0700.
SQUADDING: All matches will be squadded. Squadding for individual matches will be issued from the Stat Office to competitors who check in at the Stat Office. No squadding will be issued on the firing line. A competitor who fails to obtain his squadding, or who fails to be at the proper firing point when his relay is called may lose his privilege to compete in that event. Match rifle shooters will be allowed to shoot for fun in the service rifle championship, only if squadding allows.
COMPETITORS WILL PULL TARGETS AND SCORE
SCORING: Rule 14.18a
INDENTIFICATION: NRA membership card and classification cards must be shown before any squadding will be issued.
CLASSIFICATION: The NRA classification will be used in all matches. Unclassified competitors will compete in the Master Class. Rule 19.6 (assigned classification) or 19.2 (temporary classification).
RIFLES AND SIGHTS: Service Rifle (3.1), Match Rifle (3.3).
TARGETS: 200 yds. SR; 300 yds., SR-3; 600 yds., MR-1
CATAGORIES AND CLASSES FOR AWARDS: There will be class awards for the aggregate.
AWARD DISPOSITION: The awards will be cash and trophy. There must be 5 or more entries in a class for 1 award, 10 or more for 2 awards etc. There will be an award given for State Hi Power Champion, State Service Rifle Champion, High Resident and the General Wade Hedgecoke trophy, aggregate of all 3 matches.
CAMPING AND HOUSING: Camping is OK on the Capitan Range. No water is available at this time. The following motel is available in Capitan: Smokey Bear Motel, 575 354-2253. Other lodging is available throughout Lincoln Country. On the web: www.ruidoso.net
STATE SERVICE RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIP
Friday, June 23, 2023
STAGE 1: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, standing, slow fire, 200 yds.
STAGE 2: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, sitting or kneeling, rapid fire, 200 yards. CONTRARY TO RULE 11.76 (b), EACH RELAY WILL FIRE MATCH 2 IMMEDIATLEY FOLLOWING MATCH 1. PREPARATION TIME FOR SITTING RAPID WILL BEGIN 3 MINUTES AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THAT RELAY’S STANDING.
STAGE 3: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone, rapid fire, 300 yards
STAGE 4: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone, slow fire, 600 yards
Awards will be given based on the aggregate of the 4 stages. Match rifle shooters may shoot the match for practice if space is available.
NEW MEXICO STATE HIGH POWER RIFLE CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, June 24, 2023
MATCH 1: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, standing, slow fire, 200 yds. Rule 5.12
MATCH 2: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, sitting or kneeling rapid fire, 200 yds. Rule 5.8 or 5.10. CONTRARY TO RULE 11.76 (b), EACH RELAY WILL FIRE MATCH 2 IMMEDIATLEY FOLLOWING MATCH 1. PREPARTATION TIME FOR SITTING RAPID WILL BEGIN 3 MINUTES AFTER COMPLETION OF THAT RELAY’S STANDING.
MATCH 3: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record prone rapid fire, 300 yds. Rule 5.6
MATCH 4: 2 Sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone, slow fire, 600 yds. Rule 5.6.
MATCH 5: State Championship: Aggregate of scores fired in matches 1, 2, 3 & 4.
There will be a cookout and awards ceremony after the match on Saturday, sponsored by the Capitan Shooting Sports, Inc. Cost is included in your fees.
SERVICE RIFLE EIC MATCH
Sunday, June 25, 2023
It is not necessary to enter the NRA matches to fire in this event.
1. OPEN TO: Any citizen of the United States
2. RULES: CMP Competition Rules, 25th Edition, 2021
3. ENTRY LIMITS: Range capacity
4. ENTRIES: To compete the OFFICIAL CMP Entry and Score Card must be obtained from the Range Officer Sunday morning.
5. ENTRY FEES: $25.00 paid by the individual (including military personnel)
6. AUTHORIZED ARMS: Service Rifle, rule 6, per current CMP rules
Fun Match: Service Rifle and NRA Match Rifle (3.3)
7. AMMUNITION: Any safe ammunition per rule 6 of the current CMP rule book. No flat base bullets may be used at 600 yds.
8. COURSE OF FIRE: NATIONAL MATCH COURSE: 50 shots, no sighters
STAGE 1 AND 2 WILL BE FIRED BEFORE A RELAY LEAVES THE LINE
Stage 1: Slow fire, 10 shots standing, 200 yds. in 10 min. The sling must be attached to the rifle in the parade position, and it cannot be used for support.
Stage 2: Rapid fire, 10 shots, sitting or kneeling from standing, in 60 seconds.
Stage 3: Rapid fire, 10 shots, prone from standing, in 70 seconds
Stage 4: Slow fire, 20 shots, prone in 20 minutes
9. AWARDS: Credit toward Distinguished designation and appropriate Excellence in Competition badges as provided in AR 622-10 and AR 672-5-1.
SPECIAL NOTE: You must send us a notarized copy of the CMP’s “Eligibility Affidavit and Liability Agreement” in order to compete in the leg match. We must have a copy (it can be photo copied from the original) every time you shoot a CMP match. Although CMP requires just one affidavit per lifetime, there is no practical means for us to know, at the match site, that the shooter has submitted an affidavit to us or to some other organization before today’s match.
Please note, if we already have one of these from you, there is no need to send another.
THE GENERAL WADE HEDGECOKE GRAND AGGREGATE
This award goes to the high aggregate of all three matches. To be eligible, you must shoot a service rifle in the Service Rifle Championship and the EIC match. You may shoot a match rifle in the State Championship, but not required.