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Military Silhouette

Saturday, August 17 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

Military Silhouette

Match Director: Jim Kovacs

When arriving in the morning immediately check in with a Range Safety Officer. If no RSO can be located please wait outside the gate at the west end of the public range until an RSO arrives.

Basic Equipment

  • Eye & ear protection.
  • Military rifle of pre-1946 design, in original configuration including sights. Military type sling OK.
  • 40 rounds of ammunition plus enough for sighting at four ranges (500, 385, 160, and 100 meters).
  • Fee: $10 PVGC members, $15 non-members.

Shooter Classes

  • Service Class: Pre-1946 design military rifles in original condition including battle sights.
  • Open Iron Class: Pre-1946 design military rifles with modification from their original design but still with iron sights. 1946 or later military design with iron sights.
  • Open Optic Class: Any military design rifle with a scope that can be used at 4x or less. Modifications allowed.
  • The Service and Open Classes will still utilize the offhand handicapping system.

Course of Fire

  • Prone, 40 rounds.
  • Ten Silhouette targets each type: Rams @ 500 meters, Turkeys @ 385 meters, Pigs @ 160 meters, and Chickens @ 100 meters.
  • Four firing-line places; one for each type target.
  • Shoot 10 rounds at same type target in 10 minutes with unlimited sighters. Once shooter is through with sighters, the next 10 rounds are for record. Single round loading only.
  • All shooters rotate to the next type target, and repeat firing sequence for this new group of 10 targets at the new range.
  • Scoring: One point for each target knock-down.


Saturday, August 17
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Jim Kovaks
(775) 342-9700


Silhouette Range – Washoe County Regional Shooting Facility
21555 Pyramid Way
Reno, NV 89510 United States
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