MID/LONG RANGE RIFLE
(F-CLASS & TACTICAL AR)

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Match Director
Michael Eason
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Richard Brownyard
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We are planning to resume F-Class competition on Saturday, October 10. We will be using the new electronic targets.

To make this happen, we desperately need your help on Saturday, September 12, and Saturday, September 26. Here is the plan.

Sat Sep 12, 9am-1pm - Instead of an F-Class match, Bob Wills (HPR Match Director) will meet with us (along with some HPR shooters) to practice setting up and using the electronic targets. Hopefully, some F-Class shooters will join us. We will set-up and test two, maybe more targets (depending on how much help we get).

Sat Sep 26, 8am-1pm - I, along with (hopefully) some F-Class shooters, will assist Bob Wills with setting up, managing, and taking down the electronic targets for his HPR Match. This will be the first use of the targets in competition. I really need as many F-Class shooters as possible to assist this day so we are prepared for our first F-Class Match with the new electronic targets on October 10.

Sat Oct 10, 8am-1pm - Bob Wills, along with (hopefully) some HPR shooters, will help us set up, manage, and take down the electronic targets for our F-Class Match.


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F-Class Rule Highlights

F-Class Open Rifle (F-0)
  • Bore diameter no larger than .35 caliber.
  • Overall weight of rifle, including all attachments such as sights and bipod, must not exceed 10 kilograms (approximately 22 pounds).
  • A front rest may have up to three feet (i.e., points of contact with the ground).
  • Width of rifle's forend shall not exceed 76mm (approximately 3 inches).
  • Any safe, manually operated trigger is permitted.
  • Any sighting system is permitted.
  • Positive mechanical methods of returning to the precise point of aim from the prior shot are not permitted.
F-Class Target Rifle (F-TR)
  • Rifle limited to .223 Remington/5.56mm OR .308 Winchester/7.62mm.
  • Overall weight of rifle, including all attachments such as sights and bipod, must not exceed 8.25 kilograms (approximately 18.18 pounds).
  • Rifle must be fired off a bipod, rigidly attached to the rifle's fore-end, and/or with a sling.
  • Any safe, manually operated trigger is permitted.
  • Any sighting system is permitted.
Both F-O and F-TR use designated F-Class target centers with MR-63, MR-65, MR-1, and LR targets (for 300yds, 500yds, 600yds, and 800yds, respectively).

See Section 22 in the NRA 2020 High Power Rifle Rule Book for details regarding F-Class competitions.

F-Class Courses of Fire (60 shots + sighters)

Each stage consists of 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

All shots are fired from the prone position.

300-yard Match:

Target - MR-63/wMR-63FC

Stage 1 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.
Stage 2 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.
Stage 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

500-yard Match:

Target - MR-65/wMR-65FC

Stages 1, 2, and 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

600-yard Match:

Target - MR-1/wMR-1FC

Stages 1, 2, and 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

800-yard Match:

Target - LR/wLRFC

Stages 1, 2, and 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.


Mid-Range (Prone) Tactical Rifle (AR) Rule Highlights

We hope to add this new Tactical Rifle program to our shooting schedule beginning in January. More information will be forthcoming.

Equipment normally found in other types of High Power Rifle Competition such as Match Rifle, Palma Rifle, and F-Class Rifle, will not be permitted. In order to understand the spirit of this new shooting program, think of this as "prone Service Rifle with a bipod and a scope."

Since we will be single feeding each round as we shoot alongside F-Class, we will allow a sled such as the "Bob's Sled" to accommodate single round feeding.
  • AR-Platform in .223/5.56mm up to and including .308 cal./7.62mm.
  • Shot at 300, 500, & 600 yards.
  • Designed to be fired concurrently with other forms of Mid-Range competition.
  • Harris-type bipods and limited rear rests of the type one might find used in military or police tactical situations.
  • Trigger pull not less than 4.5 pounds.
  • Maximum 20" barrel.
  • Competition-style muzzle brakes, compensators, barrel tuners, and suppressors are prohibited.
  • Maximum total weight of rifle including one empty magazine, bipod, and sighting system (scope) may not exceed 14 pounds.
  • Scope not to exceed 15x magnification.
  • Targets used are MR-63, MR-65, and MR-1 (for 300yds, 500yds, and 600yds, respectively).
See Section 23 in the NRA 2020 High Power Rifle Rule Book for details regarding Tactical Rifle competitions.

Tactical Rifle Courses of Fire (60 shots + sighters)

Each stage consists of 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

All shots are fired from the prone position.

300-yard Match:

Target - MR-63

Stage 1 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.
Stage 2 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.
Stage 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

500-yard Match:

Target - MR-65

Stages 1, 2, and 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.

600-yard Match:

Target - MR-1

Stages 1, 2, and 3 - 3-5 minutes pre-prep, 3 minutes prep, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters, 20 minutes for 20 rounds for record.



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