Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Small-bore Rifle Shooting competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.
2018 dates TBA
Reading Rifle and Revolver Club - Reading, MA (Tentative)
*Please note that there is one event for air rifle and one event for small-bore. This page is to register for Small-Bore ONLY*
There will be food and water available at a cost.
Targets: A26/6 - 50 Meter Small-bore Target
Relays: Each relay will accomodate 18 competitors. Spots will be drawn at random on the day of the match. Competitors will not be allowed to switch locations unless approved by the match director.
Course of Fire: Metallic Sights
An athlete must meet one of the following criteria:
Junior: Ages 10-14
Scholastic: Ages 15-19
*All ages are as of December 31, 2018
All participants will receive a Bay State Games T-Shirt. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be given for overall match top three athletes. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be given for each age division. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be given for each participating state provided there are at least 6 athletes from each state participating. If there is not enough to create a separate category, those athletes will be put in with the athletes from MA. Backpacks will be given as prizes. If a participant medals in multiple events, only one backpack will be given.
All Competitors, Parents, Coaches and observers are to conduct themselves professionally on and off the line. Any interference in the running of the match will not be tolerated and such individuals will be asked to leave. Competitors are asked to keep all equipment neatly organized behind them in such a way that a clear path is there for line officials. All competitor and spectators are asked to clean up after the matches are completed.Once the competitors are called to the line, only the line officials may approach the competitor. If a coach would like to talk to a competitor they need to contact the line official and they will pull the competitor from the line.Observers, parents and coaches are encouraged to sit and relax behind the firing line. Sun screen, bug spray, hats and lots of water is recommended.
Directions to Match
Take I-93 North. At I-93 Exit 37A, turn off onto ramp. Merge onto I-95 North/RT-128 N towards PEABODY. At I-95 exit number 40- towards WAKEFIELD CTR./N. READING turn off onto ramp. Coming off the ramp go around the rotary and go back under 128 and stay in the right lane. Haverhill St is the first street on the right, you will see the National Guard Base on the right side at the beginning of the street. Continue up the street for about one mile. On your right you will see the sign for the Ice arena and Reading Rifle. On the left is a church. Take a right onto the same street as the ice arena, but stay on the right side of the road and continue up the road past the ice arena. The road splits left for the arena and right for the gun club. You will come to The Gate of the Club. Continue thru the gate, proceed along the road until you come to the main club house.
All medalists in this event will qualify for the State Games of America in 2019 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
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