2023 Upper Nisqually Sportsmen’s Club
Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette Matches
2023 Match Schedule
Jan 8, Feb 12, Apr 9, May 14, July 9, Aug 13, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10
Match starts at 9 am *** Entry Fee $20
Current NRA Classification Card to be presented at the Match for verification of Class
Current NRA Rules Apply
The course of fire for silhouette matches will be
10 Chickens Offhand 200 Meters
10 Pigs Sitting or Prone Cross Sticks 300 Meters
10 Turkeys Sitting or Prone Cross Sticks 385 Meters
10 Rams Sitting or Prone Cross Sticks 500 Meters
Rifles and Ammunition
Any single shot breech loading rifle, of American design patent, produced prior to 1896 with an
exposed hammer, original or reproduction, using metallic sights typical of the era. Maximum weight is 12 lbs. 2 oz. Rifle must be chambered for cartridges of the American black powder era. Ammunition must be loaded with 100% black powder, or Pyrodex. Bullets may be cast or swaged and must be composed entirely of lead or lead alloy. Lubricated or paper patched without gas checks. Typical rifles include Sharps, Remington Rolling Blocks, Winchester Highwalls, Stevens 44.5, Hepburns.
NRA Silhouette classification will be used. Unclassified shooters will shoot with the highest classification. If there are three or more scope shooters there will be a scope class award.
Medals will be awarded to the Match Winner in Scope & Iron classes, plus awards to Second & Third in Scope & Iron classes. There will be optional animal
pot shoots. Awards will be presented immediately following the match.
Location & Contact Information
Range is located at 39919 129th Ave in Eatonville, WA
Turn on Lynch Creek Rd. and follow the UNSC signs
Steve Morris (360)498-5258 evenings or email firstname.lastname@example.org