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June 27

Registered with: The National Rifle Association

Host: South County Rod & Gun Club

Range Location: South County Rod & Gun Club, Escoheag Hill Road, Escoheag (West Greenwich), RI

Directions: From Interstate 95, take exit 5A to Route 102 South. Travel 1.2 mile then take a right onto Route 3 South. Travel 1.3 mile and take right onto Route 165 West. Travel 5.2 miles and take right onto Escoheag Hill Road. Travel 2.5 miles and take left at sign for club. Follow driveway, take first right, then left, 50 meter range will be on the right. Do not go to 200/300 yard range.

Date: June 27, 2021

Rules: Current NRA smallbore rules will govern.

Score Card: NRA SR-1 Score Card. If classification is not circled, shooter will be placed in Master classification.

Distance: 50 meters

Rifle: NRA Rule 3.2.

Sights: Any sights

Targets: A-50 six bulls 50 meter target

Eligibility: Open to any individual, membership of the National Rifle Association is not required to participate. Competitors need to be NRA members to set NRA National Records, become a member of an Honorary Club, and/or earn a NRA Distinguished Step. NRA member numbers will still be used for NRA Classification purposes. Competitors who are not NRA members will continue to be assigned a number for classification purposes only. The Epstein Trophy Match is restricted to legal residents of Rhode Island.

Classification: Each competitor will be classified per the NRA Classification System. An Unclassified Master class will be created if there are five or more.

Contact: Hap Rocketto

18 Stenton Avenue.

Westerly, RI 02891

(401) 322-7193


Entries: Entries will be limited to first 34 competitors (two relays). Post entries will be accepted to the capacity of the range. Entries received by the Monday prior to the match are guaranteed a firing point if not more than 34. Range capacity is 34 competitors. SR-1 cards will be filled out at the match.

Fees: Open/Junior: $25.00.

Fees cover NRA $9.00 NRA Regional fee, targets, match expenses, and awards.

Challenges: A fee of $2.00 for each challenge made, NRA Rule 16.1.

Relays: First relay begins firing 9:00 AM. Second relay, if required, will follow. Relays will alternate after the completion of each match.

Squadding: The Statistical Office will assign squadding. RI residents will be squadded on the same relay. Masters will be squadded on the same relay as RI residents, provided space is available. Sub-juniors who require coaching will be squadded at one end of the line in a group.

Coaching: Sub juniors may be coached.

Time Limits: Prone: 40 shots in 40 minutes shot in two 20-shot 20 minute strings

Standing: 40 shots in 80 minutes shot in two 20-shot 40 minute strings

Kneeling: 40 shots in 60 minutes shot in two 20-shot 30 minute strings

Matches: Match 1: 40 shots prone.

Match 2: 40 shots standing.

Match 3: 40 shots kneeling.

Match 4: 3-position aggregate Regional Match (Matches 1-3)

Match 5: 3-position aggregate State Championship (Matches 1-3)

Awards: Regional Awards – Winner, 2nd, and 3rd place, provided entries warrant, NRA Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medallion (provided by NRA).

High Resident-The Rhode Island State Revolver and Rifle Association Metric Three Position Open and Junior Champions (Match 4) will have their names engraved upon The Jules Epstein Trophy and receive a keeper trophy.

If the match winner is not RI resident, a suitable award will be presented.

Winner and class awards based on number of shooters will receive a cash award for non-aggregate matches (matches 1,2, &3)

Since the Regional aggregate and State Championship aggregate results will be identical, class/category awards will be presented only for State Championship aggregate (match #5).

There will be one award for each five competitors, or major fraction thereof, in each class/category. Open and junior competitors will have their own class/category awards.

Notes: 1. Competitors will need to provide at least 10 large “Bulldog” or “Binder Clips” to secure targets and backers.

2. There will be no food or drink available. Please plan appropriately.

3. We are building our mailing list so please feel free to share this program with a friend.


June 27