This match at SLSC is an officially sanctioned USRA-IR50/50 match. IR 50/50 is a bench rest match shot with a scoped .22LR rifles at either 50 meters or 50 yards. There are 25 targets shot within 30 minutes. One shot per target square is allowed. Sighting shots may be taken in the sighter targets. Three relays (target sheets) per match are shot. There are three match types - 3-gun, Sporter and Unlimited. A 3-gun match is shot with a different class gun (Sporter, 10.5 lbs and 13.5 lbs) for each of the three relays in a match. The Sporter and Unlimited match shoots all three relays with the Sporter or Unlimited classed guns, respectively. More information can be found at the IR 50/50 website.
Current Match Report
Sanner’s Lake IR5050 Rimfire Bench Rest
The heat and humidity didn’t deter the resolute rimfire rifle shooters as four dedicated benchrest buffs showed up for the July IR5050 match at Sanner’s Lake. All of the rifles were in the 10.5lb class making for one big head-to-head battle across the benches once again. Mark S held fast on target and came away with a high single score of 247-7X and a high combined score of 734-22X, both new personal bests for him. David H grabbed second place with a combined score of 661-8X, while Frank T and junior shooter Kaiden J battled it out in a close race for third. Unfortunately a disabled rifle kept Frank off the bench for the third relay which allowed Kaiden to cruise into third place with a 398-2X combined score.
Detailed results are listed in the July Match Report.
The next match is scheduled for 6 August, and the long range forecast predicts more hot shooting, so grab your scoped rimfire rifle, join us at the range, and see if you can put up some serious scores!
- Open to the public.
- .22LR rifle in as described in one of the classes above, with sighting info for 50 yds.
- 75 rounds .22LR ammunition plus sighting rounds (for all three relays). Ammunition must have lead projectile and no hand loads nor jacketed bullets permitted (required)
- Wind flags (optional)
- Front and rear rest (optional) Note: one-piece rest allowed only in Unlimited Division
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