2002 Idaho State Silhouette Championships
Plan ahead & come join us in Lewiston Idaho for a great tune up for the nationals. We typically have 4 or more, current or past national champions participating.
IHMSA shooters are also welcome, we will convert you to NRA classification.
We have a great new facility with 75' of covered firing line, flush toilet, handicapped accessible, and free RV parking across the road (50 yards to firing line). No hookups. Please RSVP for the RV spaces.
Only 8 miles to the Indian casino & RV park, take a jet boat ride into
the deepest gorge in north America -- Hells
canyon which is as spectacular as the Grand canyon, or see the big game that Idaho is famous
for. Fish the Snake & Clearwater rivers for steelhead that run to 28lbs. Interested in the Lewis
For additional information see the program below or contact Ron Stryker:
Competitors must be a member of the NRA & a state association. Membership dues may be paid at time of event applications/or date of championships.
Current NRA rules will apply & every competitor must have a classification booklet. They will be available for purchase at the match. Please show up one hour prior to shooting times to pick up score cards & have guns certified etc.
Saturday 25th Day 1 match 1 & 2, hunters pistol open sight.
Saturday afternoon 12:30 prox. Matches 3 & 4 hunter pistol.
Sunday day 2- 8am Matches 5 & 6 small bore hunters pistol open sights.
Sunday 12:30 prox. Matches 7 & 8, small bore hunter pistol.
Monday day 3-8am Matches 9 & 10 pistol cartridge cowboy lever action & revolver.
Monday 10:30 AM Match 11 Small bore cowboy rifle
Match 1 & 2- must meet NRA rule 3.1.1 hunter pistol open sights.
All NRA & host club rules will be enforced & this range has some special rules & they are not negotiable. Open bolt indicators
and eye & ear protection are mandatory for everyone under roof cover.
Any entry not possessing proof of class will shoot in the highest available class.
All ties will be decided by reverse animal count beginning with the ram with the exception of State champion/match winner, who will shoot off.
The range will be open for practice on Friday 1pm till dusk & after the conclusion of days shooting as conditions allow. No shooting prior to the start of morning matches. Long runs will be fired at conclusion of award ceremony after daily matches, as time & light allows.
$35.00 1st gun, 2nd thru 5th is $20.00 Each or all 6 for $120.00. We pay $16.00 for each competitor to the range owners & $4.00 to the NRA of this entry fee.
6 state champions will be named & awards will be given for every match fired & 1st, 2nd & 3rd, in the 6 gun aggregate will be given. If you wish to attend a quality competition, come here. We typically have 4 past national champions participating & will give you all the competition that you can stand. It is a great tune up for the nationals.
Close of entries is May 1, 2002. We prefer a check with the entry but if it will make the difference of whether or not you can participate, bring the check with you to the shoot but send in your entry form on time. Late entry fee is $5.00. Entry limited to 32 competitors.
These events are being fired on auto-reset target systems, we have them fine tuned from last year including proper separation of banks. Test targets for damage are on site at all silhouette events, no amount of target damage is acceptable. Overnight camping is not allowed on the range, but again this year we are asking the landowner to allow use of his field across the road from the range. RSVP if you wish to stay. No charge for this use. RV parking is available at the gambling casino approx. 10 miles from the range, currently cost is $15.00 per night. We have a very nice covered firing range & one of the most modern shooting facilities in the pacific northwest.
The range has flush toilets but no potable water, but we will furnish drinking water. Pets must be on a leash. Lodging & food available in Lewiston. (20 mins.) Food is available in Lapwai (5 miles). Lunch is available for purchase from the Lapwai deli & must be ordered first thing in the morning.
In a row pins will be provided, master & AAA will not be given 5 in a row. We also give engravable pins for long runs that are personal best but not national records.