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Taylor and I already have a hotel room booked and will be shooting on Saturday & Sunday. If you’re in anyway serious about shooting Highpower this is a great event for you to compete in. Great facility and good folks to shoot with.


October 19, 20 and 21, 2018

Donaldsonville, Louisiana

An NRA-Registered High Power Rifle Tournament

SPONSOR: Palo Alto Rifle & Pistol Club, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Address: 1393 Highway 943 North, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346

Coordinates: 30 05.2358N/ 91 05.3806W

Palo Alto Rifle and Pistol Club

ELIGIBILITY:Open to the public.

FEES:Regional: $25.00 adults / $15.00 juniors

4-person Team Match: $10.00 per competitor ($5.00 for junior competitor)

CMP Excellence in Competition (EIC) “Leg” Match: $20.00

DO NOT send money for the Team Match when pre-registering.

Make checks payable to “Joseph C. Meynier III”.

ENTRIES:Entries for all matches may be accomplished by using an SR-1 card, accompanied by check or money order for the full amount of the match fees. NRA High Power Rifle classification must be recorded on the SR-1 entry card. Advance entries will be given preference. Competitors entering both the Regionaland EIC tournaments will be given preference. Non-distinguished shooters will be given entry preference over distinguished shooters for the EIC match.

Mail entries to:

Joseph C. Meynier, 636 Andrews Avenue, Metairie, LA. 70005-2904 Phone 504.833.0904 E-mail: [email protected]

Early entry period closes October 11th, 2018 and is limited to 60 competitors. Registrations the day of competition are welcome. Pre-registered competitors who cancel before 7:00 PM, October 12th will receive a full refund. Cancellations made the day of the event or “no shows” will not receive a refund. There will be no rain-delay dates for these matches. Pre-registration fees will be returned in the event of match cancellation. Entries for the EIC match will be accepted until 8:00AM Sunday morning, October21st, 2018. Registration for the Friday Team Match and Saturday Regional will be conducted from 7:00am to 8:00am.

DIRECTIONS TO ► Take I-10 to the Sorrento/Donaldsonville exit #182 and go towards Donaldsonville.

THE RANGE: ► Turn left onto Hwy 70. (At the caution light.)

► Go across the Sunshine Bridge and into the city of Donaldsonville. Bear right at the road fork between the bridge and Donaldsonville.

► Proceed to the 4th traffic light in Donaldsonville and turn left onto Hwy 1.

► Go approximately 3½ miles to LA Hwy 943. Turn right at the black wooden rail fence.

► Go approximately 3½ miles. The highway will make a very sharp right turn. Slow down for that turn.

► The range will be on your left approx. 150 yards after that sharp right turn.

SQUADDING:All matches will be squadded. Squaddingfor individual matches will be issued starting at 8:00AM. Competitors who fail to be at their assigned firing point when the relay is called to the line may lose their privilege to compete in that event.

CLASSIFICATION: The NRA classification convention will be used in all matches. Unclassified competitors will compete in the Master class. Temporary Classification (Rule 19.2) or Assigned Classification (Rule 19.6) may be used. NRA classification cards MUST be shown to the Match Director before squadding.

RULES:Current NRA High Power rules will apply. There will be two categories in Matches 1-7: NRA Match Rifle and Service Rifle. NRA Match Rifle (Rule 3.3) or Service Rifle (Rule 3.1) will be allowed in Matches 1-7. No muzzle breaks allowed.

CHAMBERAn Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) is required to be inserted unless the rifle is in a case

FLAGS: or being used by a competitor on the firing line during the official preparation/firing period. After firing the final shot of an individual match the ECI must be re-inserted and the magazine removed BEFORE the competitor departs the firing position.

AMMUNITION: No bullet with a diameter of greater than .308 inch will be allowed. 55 grain FMJ .223/5.56mm is not allowed at 600 yards. Tracers, incendiaries and dedicated armor piercing ammunition are not permitted. Ammunition must be safe. Any ammunition that repeatedly blows primers or suffers case head separations will be ruled unsafe and the competitor/ammunition will be removed from the firing line. Any competitor who cannot achieve or maintain visible hits on the target after firing three missed rounds will be removed from the firing line. The Match Director can remove any competitor from the firing line if he rules the rifle, ammunition or the competitor is unsafe.

TARGETS:SR at 200 yards, SR-3 at 300 yards and the MR-1 will be used at 600 yards.

SIGHTINGSighting shots must be taken and scored when allowed in the match conditions. Sighting

SHOTS: shots may be taken from any position described in Rule 5. (Except 5.13).

SCORING &Competitors will be required to perform scoring and pit operation duties. The current

PIT OPS:NRA scoring system will be used. The preferred pit rotation will be a 4 relay rotation.

AWARDAwards for high aggregate score in each category & class will be awarded as

SCHEDULE: follows: There must be 5 or more entries in a class for a one place award; eight or more for two awards; and 13 or more for three awards. If there are fewer than 5 entries in a category (service rifle/match rifle) those entries will be combined with another category in the same class. If there are still fewer than 5 entries after combining both categories in a class, there will be no category awards in that class. All so affected competitors will be moved back into their respective categories and combined with the next higher class, until a minimum of five competitors is achieved in the combined class. If there are fewer than five High Masters entered, they will compete for the regional Championship only.

Regional Awards and Special Awards A presentation plaque will be awarded to the Regional Champion. Category awards will also be presented for Service Rifle Champion and Match Rifle Champion. Special awards will be: Senior (Rule 2.2.1), Woman and Junior (Rule 2.3). There must be three or more competitors in a special award category for that award to be given. The Regional Champion will not be eligible for Special Awards or Category Awards.

MATCHFriday, October 19th 2018 8:00 AM

SCHEDULE:Four Person Regional Team Match

Course of fire: NATIONAL MATCH Course with sighting shots. Pair firing will be used.

Pit duty: All competitors will serve pit duty and score in rotation.

Scores: Scores will be reported to the NRA.

Saturday, October 20th 2018 8:00 AM

Bayou State Regional High Power Rifle Championship

Match 1: 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record, standing slow fire, 200 yards, Rule 5.12.

Match 2: 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record, sitting or kneeling, rapid fire, 200 yards, Rule

5.8 or 5.10.

Match 3: 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone, rapid fire, 300 yards, Rule 5.6.

Match 4: 2 sighting shots and 20 shots for record, prone, slow fire, 600 yards, Rule 5.6.

Match 5: The slow fire aggregate. High aggregate scores from Matches 1 and 4.

Match 6: The rapid fire aggregate. High aggregate scores from Matches 2 and 3.

Match 7: The Regional Championship aggregate scores from Matches 1 through 4.

Sunday, October 21st 2018 8:00 AM

CMP Excellence in Competition “Leg” Match

This match is open to any US citizen, 14 years of age or older.

Course of fire: NATIONAL MATCH Course (Rule 7.14), no sighting shots.

Arms: Service Rifle, NRA Rule 3.1

Ammunition: Provided by the competitor. Service, commercial, or hand loaded

caliber .30, 5.56 mm, or 7.62 mm ammunition consistent with current

CMP regulations is authorized.

Rules: In accordance with CMP Regulations

Awards: Provided by the CMP.






Date of Birth_____________________

Last Name_________________ First Name_________________ MI_______

Street Address___________________________________________________

City__________________________________ State_______ Zip__________

Tournament Date: ____________________ Tournament Location:_Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Check where appropriate:

High Master______ Master______ Expert______ Sharpshooter______ Marksman_______



(To be completed by match officials)


# Shots Score

_________ ___________

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Discussion Starter · #2 ·
Just a heads up for anyone planning on going to Palo Alto this weekend. The Sunshine bridge at Donaldsonville is closed from a barge collision. You'll have to cross the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge or at Gramercy.
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