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New Silhouette Record established

May 10th, 2016 -  A note from Match Director Roger Estes, regarding the Smallbore Silhouette Match this weekend:

"Kelly Engel fired a long run on pigs of 37, not 22. I discussed this with Greg Connor. Mr. Connor is the head of the NRA Silhouette Department. He advised me on the rule. So, congratulations to Miss Engel for outshooting the last Fairfax Rod & Gun Club long run by 14 pigs! In case anyone would like to know: Mr. Connor advised me that for ladies, the national record for smallbore pigs is 55. Therefore a longrun of 56 will get a new national record. So, if a lady shoots 15 straight, then, think of it, only 41 more to go!! Our July match, a State Championship, is an NRA registered match. That national record could be broken in that match."

Congratulations to Kelly Engel for being our new long run champion in pigs for Fairfax Rod & Gun Club!

 


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Virginia State Smallbore Silhouette Championships

April 6th, 2016 - Fairfax Rod & Gun Club will be hosting the State Smallbore Silhouette Championship for 2016. The details for the matches are posted below:

 

2016 Virginia State Smallbore Silhouette Championship

Sponsored by the Fairfax Rod & Gun Club

7039 Signal Hill Road

Manassas, VA 20111-4212

 

Dates: Match 1 (Standard Rifle) July 9, 2016

    Match 2 (Hunting Rifle) July 10, 2016

Course of Fire: The course of fire will be a total of 120 shots (an aggregate of Two 60 shot matches each day). To clarify this: Saturday will be a 60 shot match, then another 60 shots match after a short lunch break. This will constitute the Standard Rifle Championship. Sunday will be the same course of fire, and will be the Hunting Rifle Championship. Each relay of 8 competitors or fraction thereof will shoot 15 Targets and then rotate off the firing line so the next relay can Shoot. Relays will rotate until they have shot 15 targets at each bank. There will be a short break, then the second 60 shots will be fired. The winner of the Standard Rifle Championship will have shot both those 60 shot matches.

Competition: Open to all members of the NRA

Rules: Current NRA rules apply. Classification books and Rulebooks Will be available at the range. All rifles will be checked for proper weight and Hunting Rifle Triggers will be tested for proper pull weight before the match. All ties will be determined by shoot-off.

Location: Lea Valley Range. Once inside the 2nd gate, the Lea Valley Range is approx. 200 yards, on the left from the shotgun ranges. If you get to the lake you’ve gone too far.

Entry Fee: Entry fees will be $35.00 for Standard Rifle and $35.00 for Hunting Rifle. Entry fee will be $60.00 if competitor enters Both matches. Junior competitors’ entry fees will be $15.00 For either Standard or Hunting Rifle or $25.00 if shooting Both matches. (NRA fees included).

Registration: Pre-registration is advised since range capacity is 24 Competitors per day. Contact Roger Estes at 703-409-0497, Anytime of the day up to 9 p.m. any day of the week for Pre-registration. Pre-registration cut-off date is July 8,2016. If pre-registering, please advise your email.

Fairfax Rod & Gun Club has a security gate code which will be advised to all shooters, by email prior to the practice day. Can also use email for contact at rce497@comcast.net Walk on entries will be taken up till 10 a.m. each shooting day.

Sighting In: Range will be opened for match shooting competitors only, for practice & sighting in from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016. Match entries will also be taken in this time frame. Competition begins: July 9, practice @ 7:30 a.m., Match begins at 8 a.m. July 10, practice @ 7:30 a.m., Match begins at 8 a.m. There will be an hour lunch break after the completion of the First 60 shots each day. Target setters will be provided.

Scorers & Spotters: Previous Relay of competitors scores for next relay. Competitors can bring their own spotter.

Awards: Award Plaques will be presented as follows:

State Champion Smallbore Standard Rifle State Champion Smallbore

Hunting Rifle Non-resident Champion if required

Standard & Hunting Rifle Honors will be awarded for: First Place Master, AAA 1st & 2nd Place, AA 1st & 2nd Place,A 1st & 2nd Place, B 1st & 2nd Place;

3rd place will be awarded if more than 7 shooters in one class, High Junior, High Intermediate Junior,   High Sub-Junior, High Woman, High Senior.

Camping: There are spaces available with electrical and water (no sewer) Connections at the Clubhouse for motor homes, trailers or Tents. There is a $5.00 connection fee.

Clubhouse: The Clubhouse will be open for use of the restrooms and showers Friday & Saturday evenings. There is also a Snack Bar in the Clubhouse that opens at noon on Saturday and Sunday. The Club will be offering box lunches for a small fee of less than 10 dollars each, each day.

Directions: Navigate to the Prince William County Parkway, Virginia Route 294. If Southbound from Manassas, make left turn on Ellis Road approx. 1 mile outside of Manassas. If Northbound from Woodbridge, make right turn on Ellis Road which is the next road North of Yates Ford Road, a main road at a traffic signal. Continue on Ellis Road without turning. Ellis road runs into Signal Hill Road. Follow Signal Hill Road until it dead-ends into Fairfax Rod & Gun Club in approx. 1 mile.

Contact Person: Roger Estes – 6416 Washington Blvd.,Arlington, Va. 22205 Phone – 703-409-0497 Email – rce497@comcast.net

 

 


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Bowling Pin Tournaments resume in April

April 10, 2016, the Bowling Pin Match begins again!  Join us on the second Sunday of each month from April thru September 2016.  We will again be shooting pistols at the Sieger range from 9am until Noon.  The course is the same as last year.  Shoot at six real bowling pins at 7 yards with a maximum of 10 shots. Then shoot at six bowling pin shaped steel plates at 15 yards with a maximum of 10 shots.  It is $5 per round, with a round being the six real pins and the six steel pins.  Sign up at the check in table for your shooting slot.

 

This is a fun shoot.  We take your time on each round, plus a 3 second penalty for pins left standing or left on the table.  The clock runs until you shoot all six pins down or you shoot your 10 rounds.

Lowest time for each category wins a free round at the next scheduled Bowling Pin Match. 

Separate divisions for Men, Women and Junior's.  Any non-magnum hand gun round can be used, semi-auto or revolver.

 

Come on down, bring family and friends

 


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Signal Hill Supply on Facebook

January 21st, 2016 - Hello members - The Pro Shop now has a Facebook page, which will help keep you informed when varying items arrive in the shop. If you are a Facebook user, click on the link below, and 'like' the page. You'll then be kept up-to-date with the various supply levels in the Pro Shop. 

Signal Hill Supply


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Special Use Permits!

May 9th, 2013 - Special Use Permits are now online - as either a downloadable hard copy, which may be filled out and mailed to the club; or as an electronically submitted form here on the website. The hard copy form is located in the Document Library, in the folder titled "Member Forms". The eForm is located by navigating to the bottom of the Members tab, on the upper right hand side of the menu bar.


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Highpower Rifle Matches

 January 13th, 2011 - Highpower Rifle matches & clinics are held throughout the year at the club. Many of these are open to non members, or active competitors needing to qualify. Please check the calendar for upcoming matches, or contact our Rifle & Pistol Chairman for more information.


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Bowling Pin shoot video

fairfax rod & gun club January 13th, 2011 - A short YouTube video of a Bowling Pin Shoot from August 8th.

 


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