Definition of rifle classes
Service Rifle- Include the following
US Rifle, Caliber .30 M1, or Caliber 7.62mm M1
US Rifle, Caliber 7.62mm M14
US Rifle, Caliber 5.56mm M16 Series
US Rifle, Caliber 7.62mm M110 Series
The above rifles must have standard or national match type sights, or in the case of the AR-15 may have an optical sight of a magnification no more than 4.5x. They must have a trigger pull of equal to or greater than 4.5 pounds. There are other rifle specific requirements of the above types, please check NRA rule 3.1
Service Rifle (Unofficial)
Any rifle that was once a service rifle but is no longer considered a service rifle by the NRA or CMP or of a foreign government. The rifle must have peep and post sights or V-notch and post sights and be in original as issued condition. The rifle must be .35 caliber and under and must use smokeless powder.
This class will compete in Service rifle division in CIHPRS club matches only.
The rifles will include but not limited to:
Remington Lee 6mm
Springfield Model 1892-1899 Krag
US Model 1903, 1903A1, 1903A3, and National Match Variants (no micrometer sights)
US Model 1917
US Model 1941 Johnson
Foreign Government rifles manual or semi-automatic are eligible regardless of model provided they are of peep and post sight or v-notch and post sight configuration and are under .35 caliber and shooting smokeless powder.
- Any centerfire rifle with metallic or optical sights of unlimited magnification capable of holding at least 5 rounds. Limited to .35 Caliber or less. Please check NRA rule 3.3
for further descriptions.
What is the minimum equipment needed to shoot?
- A rifle that fits any of the classes mentioned above
- 2 clips (M1 Garand) or 2 magazines capable of holding at least 5 rounds
- 88 rounds of ammunition
- Hearing and Eye protection
What equipment is recommended?
- Spotting Scope
- Shooting mat
- Shooting coat and glove
- Extra ammunition in case of alibis