The Alexandria chapter of the IWLA is affiliated with the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP). As a CMP affiliated club, we offer sanctioned CMP matches governed by the "CMP Games, Rifle and Pistol Rules" four times a year in accordance with the chapter shooting sports schedule. Competitions offered are Vintage and As-Issued Military Rifle course B, Military & Police Service Pistol, and Rimfire Sporter Rifle matches.
Feb 4, Pistol match, Military & Police course of fire
Apr 1, HP Rifle match
Aug 5, Pistol match, Military & Police course of fire
Oct 7, Rimfire Sporter Rifle match
Our next IWLA Shooting Sports Event is a CMP Rimfire Sporter Rifle match October 7, 2023. Rain, sun, or cold we shoot.
CMP Rimfire Sporter Rifle Matches offer shooters a recreation-oriented competition where they use .22 caliber sporter rifles (plinking and small game rifles) commonly owned by almost all gun enthusiasts. This is a unique match where all you need is a rifle and ammo. You fire with standard sporter-type rimfire rifles that can weigh no more than 7 ½ pounds, with sights and sling. Rifles may be manually operated or semi-automatic; shooters with manually operated actions are given extra time in rapid-fire to compensate for the difference.
There are three classes of competition – the standard “O Class” for open-sighted rifles, “T-Class” for telescope sighted and rear aperture sighted rifles and “Tactical Rimfire” class, which is a .22 caliber A4 or AR15 style rifle. Firing for all classes is done at 50 and 25 yards on a target with a 1.78” ten-ring and an 18” outer one-ring. Even new shooters can get hits on this target, but it’s still tough enough that only one person has fired a perfect 600×600 score – a junior, Sam Payne, in 2015.
0800-0845 Check in and set up targets.
0845 Safety brief
0900 First relay sets up and match begins.
$20 members, $30 non-members, under 18 FREE.
Course of Fire:
Sighting in rounds prone position in 5 min.
10 Shots in 10 min from prone position at 50 yards
5 shots in 25 or 30 sec from prone at 50 yards (we do this twice)
10 Shots in 10 min from sitting or kneeling at 50 yards
5 shots in 25 or 30 sec from sitting or kneeling at 50 yards (we do this twice)
10 Shots in 10 min from standing position at 25 yards
5 shots in 25 or 30 sec from standing at 25 yards (we do this twice)
60 rounds total for score (unlimited sighting in shots within 5 min)
What you need:
Rifle in .22 rimfire and ammo
Web sling or leather sling (tactical slings are no help to you)
Shooting mat or something to lay on during the prone position
To learn more go to https://thecmp.org/competitions/matches/rimfire-sporter-2/