2021 .22 Rimfire Matches

Rimfire Match Results

Saturday Morning .22 Rimfire Bench Rest Match

 

The match is held at the .22 range.
In 2021, the match will be held on the Third Saturday of each month and starts on March 20 and ends on October 16. This match is not held on days when the high-temperature forecast is below 40°. The exact dates for this match will be posted on the PHA website in the Events Calendar tab and in the weekly Range Report. If the match is canceled, a notice will be posted on the website calendar and/or in the weekly Range Report.
These are “fun matches” and are not affiliated with any BR organization.
Starting time is 8:00 am. Safety briefing starts at 7:50 am. If you miss the safety briefing, you will not be allowed to shoot the match.
The match fee is $5 for the first gun and $2 for the second gun. Any .22 long rifle can be used. Targets are paper only.

The following classifications are used for our matches:

  1. Factory class (off-the-shelf rifle).
     This class is divided into Factory light and Factory heavy depending on the stock and barrel, using the American Rimfire Association Factory Class target at 50 yards. Scope power will be 12X or less.
  2. Open Sight Class (Blade or Peep)
    50 yards using the NRA A-23 paper target.
  3. Sporting Class
    50 yards using the IBS target. Scope power is not restricted.
  4. Match Rifle Class
    50 yards using the IBS target. Scope power is not restricted.
  5. Open Class
    80 yards using the American Rifle Association targets. Open to Match, Sporter, or Factory class. Scope power not restricted.

All matches are 25 shots per match

Match Directors have the final say on any rifle classification.

Match Director
David Motsinger

More information on Match Classes

Match Class
Unlimited scope power
Stock may be any width
Barrel, action or sleeve can be bedded
Bedding can be by glue-in or bolt-in
Vibration tuning devices are allowed
No electronic or mechanically assisted triggers are allowed
Rifles must sit entirely on bench and cannot be attached to the bench

Open Site (Blade or peep) with no scope

Factory Gun 
Depends on barrel thickness and stock design. There are many varmint 22’s that have match chambers and a heavy barrel. These would go into the Heavy Factory class.

Factory Light
This gun would have a standard barrel and a standard stock.

The Match Director has the final say on gun classification.


Saturday Morning .22 Rimfire Fun Match

This match is held on the Second Saturday year-round, starting at 9:00 am. Safety briefing starts at 8:50 am. If you miss the safety briefing, you will not be allowed to shoot the match. This match is not held on days when the high-temperature forecast is below 40°.
The Match fee is $5 per gun fired.
Any .22 long rifle rimfire gun can be used.
Targets are reactive steel.
Classes are iron and optically sighted rifles and iron and optically sighted pistols.
Shooters will fire from standing and bench rest positions. Ranges are 25- and 40-yards for rifles and 15- and 25-yards for pistols.
The course of fire is 10 shots in 60 seconds from 8 different positions for a total of 80 shots per match. 

Match Director
Ernie Smith

Thursday Morning .22 Ron Gearren Memorial Bench Rest Match

 

The match is held at the .22 range.
In 2021, the match will be held on the Thursday after the Saturday Morning .22 Rimfire Bench Rest match each month and starts on March 25 and ends on October 21. This match is not held on days when the high-temperature forecast is below 40°. The exact dates for this match will be posted on the PHA website in the Events Calendar tab and in the weekly Range Report. If the match is canceled, a notice will be posted on the website calendar and/or in the weekly Range Report.
These are “fun matches” and are not affiliated with any BR organization.
Starting time is 8:00 am. Safety briefing starts at 7:50 am. If you miss the safety briefing, you will not be allowed to shoot the match.
The match fee is $5 for the first gun and $2 for the second gun. Any .22 long rifle can be used. Targets are paper only.

The following classifications are used for our matches:

  1. Factory class (off-the-shelf rifle).
     This class is divided into Factory light and Factory heavy depending on the stock and barrel, using the American Rimfire Association Factory Class target at 50 yards. Scope power will be 12X or less.
  2. Open Sight Class (Blade or Peep)
    50 yards using the NRA A-23 paper target.
  3. Sporting Class
    50 yards using the IBS target. Scope power is not restricted.
  4. Match Rifle Class
    50 yards using the IBS target. Scope power is not restricted.
  5. Open Class
    80 yards using the American Rifle Association targets. Open to Match, Sporter, or Factory class. Scope power not restricted.

All matches are 25 shots per match

Match Directors have the final say on any rifle classification.

Match Director
David Motsinger

Want to become involved or host a new event?

If you’re a member and would like to help with an existing or host a different competitive shooting event, please contact the match director or club president and describe the match you’d like to host or help.