16th District Marksmanship Day – May 2018

Join us for a day of marksmanship fun and competition. The 16th District will be holding a Marksmanship Day on May 12, 2018 starting at 11:00 AM.  Activities will include open shooting time (enjoy shooting weapons that others may share), and then a competition period where you can compete in one of the categories below (standing shot only).  You do not need to own a firearm to participate.  The event will be followed by a BBQ and you should bring a side dish to share.

Competition Categories are:

  • Limited Pistol – 22 caliber semi-automatic or revolver using factory iron sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE NOT allowed). Six shot score at 25 feet.
  • Limited Rifle – 22 caliber rifle using lever, bolt-action or semi-automatic using factory iron sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE NOT allowed). Six shot score at 50 feet.
  • Metallic Pistol – Any caliber semi-automatic or revolver using factory iron sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE NOT allowed). Six shot score at 25 feet.
  • Metallic Rifle – Any caliber rifle using lever, bolt-action or semi-automatic using factory iron sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE NOT allowed). Six shot score at 50 feet.
  • Open Pistol – Any caliber semi-automatic or revolver using any sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE allowed). Six shot score at 25 feet.
  • Open Rifle – Any caliber rifle using lever, bolt-action or semi-automatic using factory iron sights (peep, ghost, optical or electronic sights ARE allowed). Six shot score at 50 feet.
  • Musket Rifle – Any caliber rifle using musket loading technology only with iron sights only.

Participation pins which can be worn on your Legion cap will be provided to all participants. Awards will be presented at the next Post meeting for each category.

Hearing protection and eye protection are required and must be provided by each participant.

For further information, please contact Ken Highland, Culpeper Post 330, 540-729-8094