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Foosland Sportsmens Club
Small Arms Firing School
CMP Rifle Clinic for Garand, Springfield, Vintage
Military and Modern Military Rifles
Date: Saturday April 17, 2021
Time: Clinic - 8:00am until noon, 30 shot match at 12:30.
Registration:.$20 fee due at Clinic. Limit of 30 participants. Reserve the right to split into two sessions if more than
30 registrants. Pre-Registration is not required but will be accepted.
Foosland Sportsmen’s Club – Illinois Route 47, 4 miles North of US Route 136 near Fisher and Gibson City IL.
An Introduction to Service Rifle Competition and Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
Service Rifles are the 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 in high power competition. The rifles most often used in competition are the AR-15 rifles. M-1
Garand, 1903 Springfield rifles, M1 carbines, M1A/M14 are also used. Many other foreign 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:
• Safety and Range Procedures
• Rifle and Equipment
• Technique of Firing Accurate Shots
• Prone, Sitting and Standing Positions
• Principles of Sight Adjustment
• Rapid Fire Techniques
• Course of Fire
• Shooting a Match, Pulling Targets
• Live fire practice – 40 rounds minimum needed.
A limited number of AR-15, M1 Garand & 03 Springfield rifles will be available for use on loan.
Contact: Jeff Porter (217) 493-1041 after 6 p.m. or e-mail PJP423@yahoo.com for
registration or more information.