Monday evenings at the Chillicothe Sportsmen's Club, Inc.

Beginnings in May and ends in September



Location: North range, Chillicothe Sportsmen's Club, Chillicothe, IL. The club is located about 1.5 miles north of Chillicothe on Yankee Rd. East of IL Rt. 29.


Registration: Advance registration is not necessary: simply show up in time to shoot. This league is a fun and informal program, ideal for those who have never shot in a rifle match before: a great way to practice for offhand target shooting and hunting.


Schedule: Firing begins at 5:00 P.M. with two or three relays ending at about 6:30 P.M. Off-target sighting shots prior to record shots and during the allocated time are permitted.


Squadding: Centerfire competitors will fill the line from the left end, and rimfire competitors from the right.


Fees: Per evening: $3.00 for CSC members, $4.00 for non-members

Full-season rates: $30.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members


Course of Fire: 2 NRA SR-1 targets at 50 meters*, 10 shots per bulls-eye per relay

20 rounds slow-fire standing in 20 minutes. The match is a re-entry match. You may fire up to three relays each evening of shooting. *Unlimited Category Rifles fire at 100 yards.


Rifles may be single-loaded or fired from magazines.


Equipment: An NRA Sporting Rifle is a hunting-type rifle weighing no more than 9.5 lbs. Slings and scopes may be used. In this league, any rifle, rimfire or centerfire, single-shot or repeater may be used. (Note the four categories in the awards schedule.) Eye and ear protection are required.


Awards Schedule: Awards will be presented at the Annual Outdoor Awards Cookout / Special Offhand Match on October 13th. Participation Awards will be presented to shooters who have shot 10 or more relays, and Shooting Awards to the shooters of the high 20-shot score in each of the 4 categories: only one shooting award per person.)


S -- NRA Sporting Rifle (centerfire rifle, up to 9.5 lbs., any sights are allowed)


R -- NRA Sporting Rifle, Smallbore (same as S above, only rimfire)


O -- Ordnance Rifle (centerfire rifle with open iron sights - no scopes or peep sights allowed. This category is designed so one can compete with his old Springfield 03, Mauser, SKS, or open-sighted .30-30)


U -- Unlimited Rifle (Any rifle can be fired with any sights, including those rifles weighing over 9.5 lbs. Shooting coats and gloves may be used in this category only.) *This category only fires at 100 yards.



Information: Direct any questions to Ross Baer at (309) 274-3273