Air Gun Invite Slated For February 1-2

CARROLL – A trio of events will be hosted by the Wayne County Sharp Shooters 4-H Club this weekend.

The Sharp Shooters will put on the Air Gun Invite on Saturday and Sunday, February 1-2 in the Carroll Auditorium in Carroll, Nebraska.

This event will comprise of a BB Gun, Sporter Air Rifle and a Precision Air Rifle competition, all running concurrently both days. There will also be multiple divisions in each event.

The BB Gun match will be a four position (Prone, Standing, Sitting and Kneeling), 10 shots per position for score event. Ages eligible are 8 to 15 years old.

Sporter Air Rifle is a three-position competition (Prone, Standing and Kneeling) with shooters shooting 20 shots for score per position at 10 meters. Ages eligible are 8 to adult.

Precision Air Rifle has competitors shooting all shot for score from the standing position as a target distance of 10 meters. Competitors will also have the opportunity to use Olympic grade equipment including jackets, pants and more in this event with ages 8 to adults being eligible.

All these events will be governed by NRA rules.

In the youth divisions, 18 and under, competitors can shoot in two different divisions. 4-H (must be enrolled in a 4-H shooting sports program), NRA or both. The adult (open) divisions are NRA matches only as NRA memberships are not required to compete.

For more information on this event or to register for this competition, contact Darin Greunke, Match Director at 402-286-4895.

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