Cabin Fever Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Match at BCR

This two-day event is open to all. NRA Rules for equipment & ammunition will apply. Participants may use open sights or scopes. Any safe, single shot, breech-loading rifle, of American design patent, produced prior to 1896 with an exposed hammer, original or reproduction. Rifles must be chambered for cartridges of the American black powder era. Ammunition must be loaded with 100% black powder or Pyrodex only. Bullets may be cast or swaged and must be composed entirely of lead or lead alloy, lubricated or paper patched without gas checks.

If using a scope, the scope tube body must be ¾ inch or less in diameter and any ocular or objective lenses or adjusting or assembly rings to be 1 inch or less in diameter. Scope mounts are to be of a traditional style of the period and contain the windage and elevation adjustments for the scope in either or both mounts. No click adjustments in the mount. Add-on cheek rest of any height is allowed. Maximum weight, including scope, is 15 lbs.

COURSE OF FIRE: Two 40 shot matches, 10 shots each as follows: Chickens-200 meters, Pigs-300 meters, Turkeys-385 meters, and Rams-500 meters. In all matches, chickens will be shot from the offhand position. All other animals will be shot from sitting or prone positions off cross-sticks. Match winner will be determined by aggregate score of the two matches.

COMPETITION: Competition is open to all. NRA books required, available at registration. Shooters desiring to shoot but not as a part of the NRA sanctioned match guidelines will be allowed to compete but will not be given NRA recognition for participation. Classes based on number of competitors.
AWARDS: There will be awards for Match winner and First, Second and Third Place in each class for Iron Sight and Scope shooters. Number of awards is dependent on the number of competitors in each class.

ENTRY FEES: The entry fee for Cabin Fever is $55.00 (Juniors are $35). Please send Entry Forms as early as possible so we can get an idea of the number of shooters and plan accordingly.

SPECIAL INFORMATION: Members of the public are welcome to watch the match. If you are interested in trying a BPCR rifle, we will have rifles and ammo available after Saturday’s match (usually around 3:00) for anyone to try.

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM MST to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM MST

Cabin Fever Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Match at BCR

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM MST to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM MST

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