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2014 Black Powder Governor's Trophy

  • 31 May 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • 01 Jun 2014
  • 4:00 PM
  • Camp Grayling, Grayling, Michigan


  • Non-Juniors firing both days
  • Adult non-member both days

Registration is closed


Governor’s Trophy


May 31-June 1, 2014 Range 10 Camp Grayling, Grayling, Mi.

Hosted by the Michigan Rifle and Pistol Association Black Powder Division

RIFLES- Any safe original or reproduction muzzle loader or breech loading single shot rifle chambered in an original black powder cartridge.  Must comply with N.R.A. rules.

BULLETS- Lead, no gas checks, paper patch ok.

SIGHTS- Original type vernier rear and aperture front. Hadley eyecups ok. Scope class-original style ¾” scope and mounts.

PROPELLANT- Black powder only, no duplex. Match director may pull cartridges at random to assure compliance. No camming tools allowed to chamber a cartridge. Thumb pressure only.

COURSE OF FIRE- 65 SHOTS @ 1000 yds. prone. Unlimited sighters.  Three 15 shot 45 minute stages on Sat. Two 10 shot 30 minute stages on Sun. International rest or x-sticks. This is an N.R.A. Registered match. State and national records may be set.  N.R.A. L.R.B.P. Target rifle rules apply. We use 3 man squads.

FRIDAY- Registration and practice. Practice ends at 4:00 pm. Everyone will shoot and take turns in the pits.  Practice fee $10.00 (goes to

Camp Grayling).

SATURDAY- Registration and shooters meeting at 7:30 am. Match begins as soon as range conditions permit.  Three 15 shot 1000 yd. stages.

SUNDAY- Shooters meeting at 7:30am. Match begins as soon as range conditions permit. Two 10 shot 1000 yd. stages.

RULES-Open bolt indicators, hearing and eye protection required. Everyone will score and take their turn in the pits. Bring sunglasses, food, water, bug dope and rain gear. Shooter jury will consist of M.R.P.A. B.P. committee members present.

AWARDS- 1ST – 2nd_ 3rd for Master, Expert , Sharpshooter and Marksman categories  in Iron Sight Class and Governor’s Trophy - 2nd- 3rd for Iron Sight 2 day aggregate total.  One award for High Woman, Muzzleloader, High Senior, Tollofson, and Military Rifle in Iron Sight Class. One award for Scope Class, Scope Class awards may be added depending on number of entrants. All competitors without a scope will be in Iron Sight Class regardless of rifle used and shooting in their NRA classification categories (Master, Expert, Sharp Shooter). All competitors with a scope will be in Scope Class. Some awards may be mailed depending on the number of entrants.

FEES- All entrants must join or be members in good standing of the M.R.P.A. ($20.00) If you are currently a member of another state’s association this fee is waived.  Match fee $50.00  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Camp Grayling requires a list of all shooters attending IN ADVANCE!  Firearms may be brought through the front gate however, you MUST drive straight through to the back gate without stopping as FIREARMS AND AMMO ARE NOT ALLOWED on the main base.  Grayling insurance regulations require membership in the M.R.P.A.

DIRECTIONS AND ACCOMODATIONS- See attached. Camping allowed on range. Outhouse on site but no water. No fires.  Barracks accommodations are available at no charge but you must contact Ron Walters before May 24 to reserve your bunk.  Remember if you stay in the barracks you must keep your rifle locked in the range building on range 10 overnight.  Contact Ron Walters @ 989-422-3050 or e-mail @ hepburn3850@charter.net



Pre-registration is required by phone or e-mail by May 24, 2014.  NO EXECPTIONS!  You must show your state association card.  We will try to honor all sqaudding requests, but no guarantee.  To register or to get additional information contact match director Bill Bruske at: 231-326-3368 or e-mail : tinatb@aol.com  or Ron Walters at: 989-422-3050 or e-mail : hepburn3850@charter.net

You MUST give us your cell phone number when pre-registering due to the possibility of a last minute cancellation by the military!


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