Rio Salado Defense Match
This is event is the Rio Salado Sportsmans Clubs version of the Arizona Defense Match. The match is altered slightly to accommodate the range configuration and safety requirements of the Rio Salado highpower range.
1.This match is designed to simulate conditions the rifleman or riflewoman might encounter with the Arizona geography and conditions to achieve proficiency with their rifles in a safe manner.
2. Know Your Rifle/Ammo/Bare essentials equipment will prevail at this match.
3. There will be no sight in shots for the match.
Course of Fire:
1. The RSDM will be a 50 shot course of fire.
2. All strings will be fired in the prone position using a the sling or a functional backpack rest. No ancillary rests allowed. The match ranges will be 300 to 100 yards.
3. 100 yards = 10 shots. 10 rounds maximum in the magazine. 60 second time allotment. 200 yards = 10 shots X 2. 10 rounds maximum in the magazine. 60 second time allotment. 300 yards = 10 shots x 2. 10 rounds maximum in the magazine. 60 second time allotment.
1. Any modern battle rifle up to and including .30 caliber may be used. Any sight system may be used. Scoped semi auto rifles will be the preferred and advantaged. (M1 Garand and bolt action rifles have been used successfully for this match by more experienced shooters.)
2. Every rifle will be equipped with a functional sling to carry the rifle with muzzle in up or down position during the match. No rifle will be touched without an OBI, ECI, or other chamber device, and the safety engaged. The ONLY EXCEPTION is when in the READY POSITION.
Match cost: $15.00
2017 - Sun May 14, Sun Jun 11, Sun Jul 9, Sun Aug 13, Sun Sep 10.
Match time: 7:30 AM.
Match Director: Derek Moore
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Updated 4-28-17 .....................................................................................mdg