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2020 Cowboy Silhouette

2020 Cowboy Lever Action Silhouette and Hunter Pistol Silhouette

Matches at Haltom City Rifle and Pistol Club

 

Location

Haltom City Rifle & Pistol Club, 2100 Minnis Drive, Haltom City, Texas 76117-0291. 

Range Telephone:  817-834-8498

Match Dates

2nd Saturday of most months: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, August  8, September 12, October 10, 2020 

Match Times

Matches will run concurrently in Cowboy Lever Action and Hunter Pistol disciplines.

The range will be accessible at 8:00 a.m. for setup and practice. 

Smallbore Cowboy Rifle and Smallbore Hunter Pistol matches will begin about 9:00 a.m.

Lunch Break 

Pistol Cartridge Cowboy Lever Action and Hunter Pistol matches will follow lunch break. The intention is for the range to be cleared by 2 p.m.

Rules

Current NRA Silhouette Rules will apply.

Classifications

Appropriate NRA Rifle Classification Systems will be utilized in these matches. There will be a separate class for unclassified competitors provided there are three or more unclassified shooters present; otherwise, unclassified competitors will compete in the highest available class. These matches are open to all.

Entry Fee

Entry fee will be $6.00 per person, per gun. 

Fun Match

Targets will be available for non-competitors in a Fun Match Category using approved calibers.

The entry fee will be $6.00 per person, per gun.

Course of Fire

The course of fire will consist of ten or fifteen shots at chickens (40 meters), pigs (50 meters), turkeys (75 meters) and rams (100 meters), for a total of forty or sixty shots. Shots will be in five-shot strings with a time limit of two minutes per string preceded by a thirty-second ready period. Any competitor knocking down ten/fifteen straight animals will be allowed to fire at the conclusion of the match for national long-run records.

Awards

Awards will be given to the high overall winner of the match and to the winners of each NRA classification provided there are at least three competitors in a class. Any class with less than three entries will shoot in the next higher class. Approximately half of the entry fees will be returned to the shooters.

In-A-Row pins will be awarded.

For further information contact:

Jerry Boydstun, HCRPC Silhouette Match Director

Phone: 817-738-7292        Cell: 817-980-1624

Email: j260boydstun@sbcglobal.net

MARCH SILHOUETTE

Threat of rain must have kept the numbers low, State Lever Action Championship is coming up early next month.

No rain until the afternoon match, humid then wind change had shooter putting on coats.

Clanging down metal is a lot more fun than punching holes in paper!

 

Smallbore Cowboy Silhouette Rifle

Twelve tried it, two new shooters, fun had by all. 15th shot in shoot-off before a winner was declared.

High Overall  Jerry Boydstun 55 x 60

1st Master  Preston Gibson 55

1st AAA  Steve Arseneaux 47

2nd AAA Cam Potter 46

Unclassified Autry Hodges 38  Classified to AA

 

Pistol Cartridge Lever Action Silhouette

8 shooters remained after lunch, misty rain made it tough on the spotters as no re-painting the targets after the start.

High Overall Mark Sternglanz 56 x 60

1st AAA Vern Eaton  47

Unclassified Autry Hodges 38  Classified to AA

February Silhouette

A cool but bright day, started out about 38, warmed up to the low 60’s- just the brutal teeth of Texas winter!

Smallbore Cowboy Silhouette Rifle

9 competitors to start, broken firing pin took out one, wrong rifle outta the safe took out another, until a borrowed Marlin got him back in (tying for a second place)

 

High Overall Preston Gibson 54 x 60

1st Master  Mark Sternglanz 52

Loser of Shoot Off Jerry Boydstun 52

1st AAA Chris Webster 46

Loser of Shoot Off Steven Arceneaux 46

 

Lunch- back to the way it was a few years back, some brought their lunch, others went out, nice break to the action

 

Pistol Cartridge Lever Action Silhouette Rifle

All nine back in action plus a HCRPC member who stopped by without reading the calendar who joined in (first time shoots free, and he WON!)

 

High Overall Mark Sternglanz 56 x 60

1st Master  Jerry Boydstun 54

1st AAA Thomas Johnson 45 

1st Loser in Shoot Off  Charlie McClure 45  

2nd Loser in ShootOff  Steve Arceneaux 45  

 

Fun Match (all shooting .22LR)

High Overall Brad Tate 36 x 60

2nd Chris Webster 31

3rd Roy Shepherd 26