DESERT RIMFIRE RECKONING III
September 16, 2023
Range Address: 36.798923, -108.335106
Range is located approximately 4.5 miles north of Kirtland, NM.
Parking area and match site is located at 36.79891, -108.33516. Elevation is 5560’. See Google Maps for details. Getting to the match site will require driving 3.5 miles on a semi- maintained dirt road. In order to host this match we have worked diligently with the Bureau of Land Management to obtain a Special Use Permit to allow the match to be held on Public Lands.
The match will offer a combination of picturesque views, challenging shooting positions and tricky winds. The match was designed from the beginning to offer stages that could not be duplicated at other venues and to design stages that are fun, as well as, challenging for all skill levels. Target distances will range from 25-440 yards and will include a mover stage. All targets over 200 yards will be equipped with MagnetoSpeed T1000 flashers.
Entry fee includes snacks, water, lunch (Subway) and a match T-shirt. The match will consist of 10 stages. Most stages will incorporate natural obstacles and/or terrain. Walking between stages will be on relatively flat ground with loose, rocky soil. Total walking distance is about .7 miles. Appropriate footwear, elbow and knee protection is encouraged. 150 rounds will be needed to complete the COF. Bring additional ammunition for sight-in We will have 50 yard sight-in targets, as well as steel targets at 150 yards. RO’s will be at each stage to manage the administrative duties required. Participants will be responsible for spotting and calling impacts for fellow shooters on their squad.
Trophies will be awarded to Open 1st, Open 2nd, Open 3rd, Top Lady, Top Youth, Top Base, Top OG, and Top Air Rifle.
SATURDAY, SEPT 16TH
- 6:30-7:30AM REGISTRATION / CHECK-IN
- 6:30 -7:30AM ZERO RANGE OPEN
- 7:45AM SAFETY BRIEF
- 8:00AM MATCH STARTS
- ~4:00PM AWARDS
*All information provided as a service, we strongly advise that all potential competitors do their own travel planning and research to find what works best for them individually!