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America's Rifle Challenge

An America’s Rifle Challenge (ARC) was conducted as part of the chapter’s monthly competition, on January 6, which included 13 shooters. The course consisted of 100 rounds fired from the standing, kneeling, and prone positions, at distances ranging from 7 to 100 yards. Pictured are the top three competitors: Eric Brown, Nick Roberge, and Mike DeBey. The next ARC is scheduled for July.

ARC January 2018 - Top Three
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America's Rifle Challenge (ARC) is a new recreational training event that's meant to prove to dedicated 2nd Amendment supporters and newbies alike that the "AR" in "AR-15" stands for "America's Rifle."

The ARC offers three different types of events: training events, basic matches and advanced matches. Each allows participants to experience shooting from multiple defensive firing positions. The basic matches are shot at a slower pace to allow new competitors to get comfortable with their firearms, while the advanced matches are timed, with competitors moving through multiple firing points and reloading against the clock. ARC isn't just limited to AR-15s either; any semi-automatic detachable magazine-fed rifle can be used.

For most events, you'll just need your rifle, two detachable magazines, magazine carrier, sling, eye and ear protection and ammo.
For more information, contact:
Martin Hanse, Rifle & Pistol Range Committee Chair , (Log in to see additional contact info)
Ed Macbride, Rifle & Pistol Range Committee Chair , edmacbride[AT]comcast[DOT]net , (Log in to see additional contact info)