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Posted by Raymond Goin on April 3, 2018 at 10:20 PM

Foosland Sportsmens Club

CMP Service Rifle Clinic for

Garand, Springfield, Vintage Military and

Modern Military Rifles

Date: Saturday April 7, 2018

Sunday August 26, 2018

Time: Clinic - 8:00am until noon. Match begins at 1:00pm

Registration: Pre-registration is required. $20 fee due at Clinic. Limit of 30 participants. Reserve the right to split

into two sessions if more than 30 registrants. Contact Jeff Porter for registration.

Location:

Foosland Sportsmens Club. Clinic and Match will be held at rifle range on Illinois Route 47, 4 miles North of US Route

136 near Fisher and Gibson City IL..

Clinic Program:

An Introduction to NRA/CMP Service Rifle Competition and Basic Marksmanship.

Service Rifles are the iron sighted and now scoped battle rifles that have been used by the US and

foreign military around the world. We will focus on the principles of shooting as they apply to Service

Rifles at known distance targets and CMP competition. The rifles most often used in competition are

the M-1 Garand, 1903 Springfield rifles, M1 carbines, M1A/M14 and AR-15 rifles. Many other iron

sight bolt action and semi-automatic rifles will fall into this category and can be used to compete.

This Clinic is being taught by a CMP Certified Master Instructor. The course will cover basic

marksmanship skills and specific details of Service Rifle competition including:

 CMP History and Current Programs

 Safety and Range Procedures

 Rifle and Equipment

 Technique of Firing Accurate Shots

 Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions

 Principles of Sight Adjustment

 Rapid Fire Techniques

 Garand Match Course of Fire

 Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets

 Live fire practice – 20 rounds minimum needed.

A limited number of AR-15, M1 Garand & 03 Springfield rifles will be available for use. A limited

amount of 30-06 ammo available for purchase at $30 / 40 rounds

Contact: Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail [email protected] for

more information.

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