GARAND, SPRINGFIELD & AS ISSUED MILITARY QUALIFICATION CLINIC
& INTRODUCTION TO HIGH-POWER SHOOTING
PROGRAM: Offered Sunday, April 23rd at Rio Salado Sportsman‚Äs Club in east Mesa, this one-day class introduces shooters to high power rifle competition and is one of the ways to be eligible to purchase Rifles from the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP).
The program includes classroom instruction and a 35-shot match consisting of 5 sighting shots, 10 rounds prone slow-fire; 10 rounds prone rapid-fire; and 10 rounds standing slow-fire.¬ ¬ Shooting is at 200-yards using iron sights, with students learning to scoring and to ‚Äúpull‚ÄĚ targets.
RIFLES, AMMO & EQUIPMENT: Club M1 Garand & AR-15 loaner rifles are available for students who need them .¬ Ammunition (.30-06 and .223 cal.) may be purchased at a cost of $30 for 35 rounds (no other calibers sold). While Club ammunition is required for Club guns, students may bring their own rifle and ammunition, but NO tracer or armor piercing ammunition. Any of the following rifles may be used Garand, Springfield, and M1A, any as issued Military bolt action or AR15. All rifles must use iron sights.Students should plan to bring lunch and water, binoculars or spotting scopes, notepaper and pens. Long-sleeved pants and shirts, a ball-cap, shooting jacket or sweatshirt, glove for the non-trigger hand, and sun-screen are recommended.¬ Safety glasses and ear protection are mandatory.
START TIME: 7 A.M. in the Training Classroom Building.
FEE & STUDENT LIMIT: Open to adults, and juniors 14 years and older. Fee is $35 for adults, $20 for juniors under 21, payable in check with Mail in Registration & Affidavit. For juniors you must fill out the CMP affidavit or complete a Reo Salado Waver. Our maximum is 45 students. Sign-ups are on a first-come first-serve basis by Registration Form. Registration opens on September 1st and registration forms & fees must be received by April 16th. Additional applications received during the registration period will go on a waiting list. Applicants may withdraw during the registration period. No walk-ups will be accepted.
ContactMichael Kohrs Clinic Director mdkoh(@)cox.net
Or High Power Division Director Mike Toliver mkltoli1000(@)gmail.com
More info on high power shooting is available at: riosalado.com