From Brad Snow: Good weather and a good turnout of 11 shooters for our May Standing Silhouette Match. Welcome to new shooters Allie Bledsoe and Bently Broadwater, and welcome back to Ethan Pennington, believe this is Ethan’s first match this year. Some outstanding scores were turned in. Allie’s topped the list with a great 35, […]
2022 SILHOUETTE MATCHES
CHEROKEE ROD AND GUN CLUB
4280 Reservoir Road
Kingsport Tennessee, 37660
(2.6 miles past Bays Mtn. sign)
Cherokee Rod and Gun Club invites all area 22 Rifle Shooters to our silhouette matches in 2022.
We will have seven matches this year, April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, Aug 9th, Sept 13th and Oct 11th in 2022.
We meet the second Tuesday of the scheduled months with sign up beginning from 4:00-5:00pm and the first relay will start at 5:00pm. A maximum of 8 shooters per relay will shoot the course under commands of the rangemaster. Relays will continue until all competitors have completed the course of fire. Matches are normally completed before noon.
Course of fire will be 40 shots, 10 shots at each bank of silhouettes. Chickens at 40 yds, Pigs at 50 yds, Turkeys at 75 yds, and Rams at 100 yds. Targets must be struck in left to right order and the silhouette must fall over to be counted as a hit. Silhouettes knocked over out of order will be counted as misses.
Any 22 rimfire rifle firing 22 short, long, or long rifle standard velocity ammunition is legal for these matches. Any sights are allowed. No slings or shooting coats. Eye and ear protection is required for all shooters and spectators.
Entry fee is $5.00 per match. Scores will be recorded for recognition of the 2021 aggregate winners. There will be 6 matches and the 5 highest scores recorded by each shooter will count toward the YTD trophy awards.
Match Directors for 2021 are Brad Snow (423-480-4960) and Wayne Fish (423-360-1407).
Download the 2021 Flyer for printable dates and rules.
From Brad Snow: Our first 2022 Standing Silhouette Match, good weather, decent turnout, and some nice scores. Brandon McGhee takes high honors with a very nice 24, Congratulations Brandon! Donald Hale was right behind him with a 23 followed by Hannah Morelock with a 22. Welcome to Matt Ketron, new shooter in our match managing […]
From Wayne Fish: Shooters, Tomorrow (April 12th) will be our first .22 Silhouette match for 2022. We will set up the range about 3PM And start shooting when we have a full line of shooters. This match is shot from 40 yards to 100 yards and is all standing. $5.00 per gun. Hope to see […]
The 2022 match schedules for both events have been scheduled. https://cherokeerodandgunclub.com/22silhouette/ and https://cherokeerodandgunclub.com/22modifiedsilhoutte/ 22 Silhouette: The 2nd Tuesdays of the month on April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, Aug 9th, Sept 13th, Oct 11th starting at 4pm until dark on the lower pistol and rifle range. 22 Modified Silhouette: The 4th Saturday of the […]
We’ve added two new pages to the club’s web site. They can be found under the membership menu. The first page is a sign up form where you can let Larry Costine know what you can help with at the range and what tools you can bring for the work day that is scheduled for […]
All pistol, rifle and shotgun ranges and fields will be closed from sunrise to approximately 2pm Saturday October 30th (5th Saturday) for a Cherokee work day as they undergo maintenance. Do not remove any firearms from your vehicles until ALL ranges have been cleared to open by Larry Costine who is organizing the work parties. […]