Introduction to Steel Matches

If you’ve never shot a Steel Match before, this 1 day clinic will help you learn how. You’ll engage steel targets ranging from 220 to 550 yards, shooting from a variety of props and obstacles.

Sunday April 16, 2017, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. Check-in is Sunday at 7:00 am. Follow the signs to Range 6.

Hosted at the Sacramento Valley Shooting Center.

$65 per shooter. Please note that there are no refunds for cancellations.
Includes range fees, instruction, course material, drinks, and lunch.

Topics covered during the Clinic
Introduction to our shooting discipline here at Sac Valley Shooting Center.
Prone and positional shooting tips and techniques.
Proper safety for position transitions.
Wind reading techniques.
Course of Fire (COF) procedures.
Techniques for shooting from a variety of props.
Body position and gear.

We will provide coaches to assist you.

Required Equipment
Rifle chambered in 6mm up to .30 caliber. Maximum velocity of 3100 fps.
Tactical rifle scope with ranging reticle (not a simple crosshair nor ballistic nor reticle) and elevation adjustment turret.
80 rounds of ammunition.
Empty Chamber Indicator Flag (You can pick one up during registration for $1.00).
Rifle Sling and some sort of pack to carry all your kit in.
Bipod or pack to shoot from. Rear rest or sand sock.
Note taking gear.
Tools to run your rifle and optic.
Eye and ear protection is mandatory.
Dress for the weather, we will shoot rain or shine. Long pants are recommended. Elbow pads are recommended.
Bring sun block.
You will walk to various stages on the range, so please have your gear mobile and be ready to move.
Bring snacks that you can eat on the go. We will have water available.
Please have your rifle zeroed at 100 yards. All of our drop data is based on a 100 yard zero.

You must be at least 18 years of age.
You must be able to legally own a firearm to participate in this event.
We recommend you attend one of our Long Range practice sessions or matches beforehand. You must be proficient in operating your scope.
You will need ballistics data (DOPE) for 220, 330, 425, and 550 yards.

Registration opens on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm Pacific time. Once registration opens, please complete the Online Registration Form. You will receive a response within a few days of your entry request.
Please note that this event is limited to 32 participants.

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