CMP John C. Garand / Vintage Military Match SWGC McComb 30 August




When: August 30th, 2014

Rules: CMP Competition Rules

Entries start: 8:30AM

What: A competition designed to be fired with Military Service rifles.

Sponsored by: Southwest Gun Club

DIRECTIONS TO RANGE: Southwest Gun Club’s McComb Range facility. It is 6 miles East of McComb, MS on US Highway 98. When driving from McComb, drive East on US98 until you see the Homestead turnoff sign. Drive 2 miles further and the driveway to the range is on the North side of the road. It is a driveway that cuts into the hill. There is no sign or marking on the driveway for the club. You will have to drive to the next turn around and come back to the driveway. Drive to the back of the property. If driving from Tylertown, MS, drive past the Bogue Chitto River Park and look for a roadside market on the right. The range driveway is 2.2 miles past the store, on the right. The name of the range road is Edna Drive, McComb, MS for GPS use.

Eligibility: Any US Citizen 14 years old or older.

Entries and Entry Fees: The form is below. Seniors: $10.00. Juniors: $5.00 for both matches. A shooter is considered a Junior until the last day of the year of their 20th Birthday. Forms will be collected on range day.

Equipment: Shooting coats of canvas or leather and gloves are allowed. Spotting telescopes and ground mats are allowed. Standard Military slings of canvas or leather may be used except in standing position.

Rifles allowed: In Garand Match, as issued US .30 Service Rifles: M1 Garand. 1903, 1903A3, 1917 US Enfield, 1898 Springfield, US Johnson Rifle Model 1941 and US M1 Carbine. Any external alterations to service rifles will disqualify the shooter. Glass bedding will disqualify the shooter. M1 Rifles are available on loan to club members and first time shooters.
In Vintage Bolt Action Military Rifle Match, any service grade military bolt action rifle, of any Country, in as issued condition. Any alterations to service rifles will disqualify the shooter.

Ammunition in Garand Match: Shooters may bring their own of .30-06 and all other caliber ammunition. Senior members will pay $21.00 for 35 rounds . Junior members will not pay for the ammunition. All club ammo’s brass will be the property of the club.

Ammunition for Vintage Bolt Action Military Match: .30 M2 Ball available for Seniors at $21.00 for 35 rounds. Juniors will not pay for the .30-06 ammunition. Shooters will provide all other caliber ammunition. Shooters may provide their own .30-06 ammo.

Course of fire: John C. Garand Match Course A and Vintage Bolt Action Military Rifle Course A. All shooting done at 100 yards on the SR-1 target,
5 shots for sighters
1. 10 shots in prone slowfire single loaded 15 minutes time limit including 5 sighters
2. 10 shots in prone rapid fire from standing 70 seconds for Garand and 80 seconds for Vintage bolt action match
3. 10 shots standing slow fire 10 minutes
4. Aggregate of 1-2-3
General information: Bring water and lunch. Eye and hearing protection are highly recommended.

Contact for more information or to make entry:
Doug Bowser
PO Box 7358
McComb, MS 39649


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