Hand Gun Matches

handgun-matches

For more information about this league:
contact Steven Key or contact Steven Dasher.

2022 Event dates:

  • May 21, 2022 – Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • June 18, 2022 – Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • July 16, 2022 – Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • August 20, 2022 – Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • September 17, 2022 – Saturday, 8:00 to 11:00 am (Awards banquet 11:00 am to 1:00 pm)

Course of Fire:

  • Short (7yd.) — two 5-round series shooting at five different bullseyes on one target sheet. Round will be timed, 15/sec/series
  • Med (10yd) — two 5-round series shooting at five different bullseyes on one target sheet. Round will be timed, 15/sec/series
  • Long (12yd) — two 5-round series shooting at a single bullseye on one single target sheet. Round will be timed, 15/sec/series

Total of six (6) series of 5-rounds for 30 rounds.

Divisions:

  1. Rimfire "Iron Sights" – all types of guns, semi auto or revolver.
  2. Rimfire "Optics" – Red Dots or Scopes, all types of guns.
  3. Centerfire Revolver - any sights.
  4. Centerfire Semi Auto - any sights.
  5. Compact – 3-1/2" or less barrel, iron/open sights only.
  6. Ladies Only Class (New 2020) – any type of guns, any sights.
    (Ladies can compete in regular divisions if they would prefer)

Notes:

  • Shooters participating in at least 4 of the 5 matches qualify for the handgun league awards for "Top Shooter" that will be presented at the year-end banquet.
  • Shooters can qualify for year-end awards with only one gun per class.
  • There is no restriction on the number of rounds per gun or per class.
  • Scoring will be done using the numerical values on the targets.
  • Targets are only scored out to the 7" ring.
  • In the case of a tied numerical score: Bullseyes will be used as the tie breakers.
  • The shooters top score for the day per class will be used for event and year end awards scoring.
  • Shooters may shoot with either 1-hand or 2-hand grip/holds.
  • Any/all common handgun stances will be allowed.
  • Shooters may NOT use any part of shooting station for stability.
  • Revolvers can be fired as either single or double action.
  • Shouldered or braced firearms will NOT be allowed, regardless of classification.
  • Cost per each adult match round is $3.
  • Proceeds pay for targets and awards presented at end-of-season banquet.
  • Any excess proceeds will be returned to DBCL treasury at year end.

Match Safety:

  • All DBCL Safety Procedures will be in effect.
  • All commands and decisions of range officer(s) are final.
  • No handling of any uncased firearms while anyone is down range.
  • Guns may only be loaded on firing line, at the command of the range officer(s).
  • Magazines may be pre-loaded, but out of firearms until range officer(s) commands.
  • Any firearms or ammunition that range officer(s) deems unsafe will be removed from event.
  • After shooting, do not leave the line until your gun is certified empty and clear by a range officer.

Range officer commands:

  • "Shooter to the firing line" – Move into position at the shooting station.

First 5 Rounds

  • "Prepare 5 Rounds" – Load your magazine or set up revolver rounds.
  • "Load 5 Rounds" – Insert magazine and load chamber – load rounds in revolvers.
  • "Shooter’s Ready?" – Acknowledge you are ready or request more preparation time.
  • "Standby" – Raise firearm to shooting position and aim.
  • "FIRE" – Begin firing for the 15 second time period.
  • "CEASE FIRE" – Quit firing and set firearm down with muzzle downrange.

Second 5 Rounds

  • "Prepare 5 Rounds" – Load your magazine or set up revolver rounds.
  • "Load 5 Rounds" – Insert magazine and load chamber – load rounds in revolvers.
  • "Shooter’s Ready?" – Acknowledge you are ready or request more preparation time.
  • "Standby" – Raise firearm to shooting position and aim.
  • "FIRE" – Begin firing for the 15 second time period.
  • "CEASE FIRE" – Quit firing and set firearm down with muzzle downrange.
  • "Unload and show clear" – Remove magazine, empty chamber, and lock action open.
  • "Insert chamber flags" – Put a chamber flag into the barrel to show the gun is unloaded.
  • "Set or Move Targets" – Once light/bell on and range officer(s) indicates; set or move targets.

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