Shippensburg Fish and Game Association

Black Powder Cartridge Silhouette
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2024 NRA Approved 40 Shot Matches

2024 Match Schedule
March 16
April 20
May 18

June 15
Super Shoot

July 20
August 17
September 21
October 19

This page was last updated: March 13, 2024


$20.00 match fee (Super Shoot $25.00).  Competitors desiring to maintain NRA silhouette rankings must annually renew their metallic silhouette competitor status directly with the NRA. Scores from each match are electronically transmitted to the NRA Silhouette competition statistician

Competition is open to all but the number of competitors is limited by range capacity, which is 64 shooters (4 relays), except for the March and October matches, which is 48 shooters (3 relays).  Pre-registered shooters' slots will be held until 8:20 on match day, then assigned chronologically to anyone on the pre-registration waiting list, then opened to non pre-registered shooters on a first come, first served basis.
All current NRA Blackpowder Silhouette rules will apply.  Any jury decision will be final.

Current NRA Blackpowder Silhouette classifications will be used.

RANGE OPENS 7:30 a.m. for PRACTICE.  Inclement weather or poor visibility may delay the opening.  

Shooting positions will be drawn at 8:15 a.m.
 MANDATORY Competitors' Meeting at 8:40 a.m.  Match will commence at 9:00 a.m.  Range closed the Friday immediately preceding the match for range preparation until 12:00 noon or until setup is complete.  

CHECK-IN and RELAY SELECTION for competitors begins 7:00 a.m. match day.

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Competitors knocking down all 10 animals will be permitted an attempt at "Long Run" records based on current NRA Rules.  Pigs will always be shot after the match.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd Overall Winners and to the individual Class winners.  Additional awards may be given depending on the number of entries in each class.  If there are fewer than 3 entries in a class the class will be merged with the next higher class.  The High Overall winner is not eligible for a class award.  The value of the cash prize  and number of awards given are dependent on the number of entries in each class. 

Clubhouse  will be open.   

Bring your own food and beverage.  (Drinking water may not  be potable.)

Restrooms and phone (for emergency use -- 717-530-9533), are available in the clubhouse.

10 chickens @ 200 meters - offhand

10 pigs @ 300 meters - any position

10 turkeys @ 385 meters - any position

10 rams @ 500 meters - any position
For additional information contact
the Match Director:

Match Director:  James Brower

Email: [email protected]


Shippensburg is 50 miles SW of Harrisburg off I-81 or the PA Turnpike.

Click here for directions.

Super Shoot:

15 chickens @ 200 meters - offhand
15 pigs @ 300 meters - any position
15 turkeys @ 385 meters - any position
15 rams @ 500 meters - any position

NOTE:  Super Shoot Match Fee $25.00; Competitors limited by range capacity of 48 shooters (only three relays run due to time considerations).

**While not required, pre-registered participants will be afforded priority.**

Click here for a list of pre-registerd shooters

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