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2014 Black Powder Mid-Range State Championship

  • 24 May 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • 25 May 2014
  • 4:00 PM
  • Cadillac Sportsmen's Club, Cadillac, Michigan


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

Registration is closed






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- 200-300-600 yds. prone. 10 shots for score in each stage not including sighters.  Four sighters only.  30 minute relays. 4 stages on Sat. 2 stages on Sun. International rest or x-sticks. This is an N.R.A. Registered match. State and national records may be set.  Targets SR, SR-3, MR-1. N.R.A. rules apply. We use 3 man squads.

FRIDAY- Early registration and practice begins between 12- 2pm.

SATURDAY –Registration and Shooters meeting at 8:15 am. Match begins at 9:00 am. 200-300-600-600 yd. stages.

SUNDAY- Shooters meeting at 8:30 am. Match begins as soon as range conditions permit. 300 and 200 yd. stages.

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

AWARDS- 1ST – 2nd_ 3rd  for Expert, Sharpshooter and Marksman categories in Iron Sight Class. 1st only Saturday 200-300-600 yd aggregate total for both Iron Sight and Scope classes. 1st- 2nd- 3rd for overall aggregate total in both Iron Sight and Scope classes. The Michigan resident that gets the highest aggregate score will become the mid-range black powder target rifle State Champion,(must also be an MRPA member $20.00)  One award for, Muzzleloader, High Senior, High Woman , Tollofson and Military Rifle in Iron Sight Class. All competitors without a scope will shoot in Iron Sight Class regardless of rifle used. All Competitors with a scope will shoot in Scope Class. Awards may be added to Scope Class depending on number of entrants.  Some of these 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) yearly membership or ($5.00) event fee must be paid to participate in this event if the competitor does not want to become a MRPA member. If you are currently a member of another State’s Association this fee is waived. Match fee $50.00.   PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

DIRECTIONS AND ACCOMODATIONS- See attached. Camping allowed on range or in clubhouse.



Pre-registration is required by phone or e-mail by May 17. NO EXCEPTIONS! You must show your State Association Card.  We will try to honor all squading requests but no guarantees! 

To register or to get additional information contact match director Bill Bruske at: 231-326-3368 or e-mail : tinatb@aol.com  Or asst. match director Ron Walters at: 989-422-3050 or e-mail : hepburn3850@charter.net


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