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usukz28 03-24-2011 08:38 PM

Vintage, Grand & Mod Mil. matches
Non-sactioned match for Vintage military, M-1 Garand and modern military rifles.

Dates: April 16, Jun 18, Sept 17 and Oct 15, 2011
Time: 1:30 pm

Location: Chief City Shooters Club (CMP affiliated club)
27280 North 1400 East Road
Pontiac, Illinois 61764

Course of fire:
This match will follow Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) procedures for "as-issued" military and unlimited M1 garand course A (30 rounds). All class will fire concurrently with an 80 second time limit for rapid fire prone CMP rules table 7 page 53.

Sighting shots 5 shots 5 minutes
Prone slow fire 10 shots 10 minutes
Prone rapid 10 shots 80 seconds
Standing 10 shots 10 minutes

Our club has a 100 yard range with 10 covered firing points. A 200 yard range is under construction but will not be usable until sometime in mid summer. Last year each match averaged 8 to 10 shooters (we are a small country gun club). Many club members own more than one class of rifle so we usualy shoot 2 or more relays.

Match fees:
Club members $8.00
Non-members $12.00
Junior shooters $5.00
Second entry with another rifle $5.00 all shooters

Junior shooters, 16 and under, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

On interstate 55 near Pontiac, Illinois take exit 201 drive north 7 miles on route 23, turn right (north) onto county road 1400 east and travel 1.5 miles. the range is located on the right side of the road and will have a red "RANGE IN USE" sign displayed at the entrance. Matches will be cunducted rain or shine.

Match Director:
Farrell Porter

marka1187 04-03-2011 01:20 PM

Farrel is there a place that I can find a complete schedule of all the matches at the chief city range? Thanks Mark.

usukz28 04-03-2011 05:32 PM

Go to, at the top right click on "more information" and select schedule from the drop down menu. The first page list types of matches, match director phone numbers and some e-mail addresses. On the second page are matches listed month and date. Our 18 June match has been submitted to the CMP for sactioning approval.


marka1187 04-05-2011 08:56 PM

Thanks Farrell. I see you have a lot of Vintage/Garand matches on the schedule, I can't wait to shoot them. Hopefully I will make the match this Sunday.

usukz28 06-27-2011 10:14 PM

21 May 2011 match results (NON sactioned match)
Five shooters attended with three shooters firing re-entries.

Course A (30 shot)
John C. Garand legal rifles

1st Bob Shay 273/7x
2nd Farrell Porter 273/5x
3rd Brad Raymond 262/1x
4th Jay Wettstein 238/4x

Vintage and Springfields were place into one class (non-sactioned event)
1st Farrell Porter 271/2x Persian Mauser
2nd Brad Raymond 270/3x M1903A3
3rd Jay Wettstein 242/2x 91/30 Mosin-Nagant
4th Jerry Rapp 214/1x M1903A3

usukz28 06-27-2011 10:33 PM

19 Jun 2011 Match
This clubs first CMP sactioned event.

John C. Garand
Competitor Slow prone Rapid Prone Standing Total
Mark 98/2x 81 94/3x 273/5x
Brad 95/1x 91/2x 86 272/3x
Farrell 96/4x 91/1x 78 265/5x
Tim 89 77 58 224/0x
Jerry 86/2x 63 47 196/2x

John C. Garand (re-entry)
Mark 97/4x 97/2x 92 286/6x
Tim 84 78/1x 46 208/1x

Brad (A3) 96 80 91 267/0x
Jerry (A3) 90 58 47 195/0x

Modern Military
Farrell (FAL) 95/2x 88/1x 88/1x 271/4x

This was a fun first sanctioned match with plenty of empty spaces on the firing line. New shooters are welcome.


cpl.pd 07-29-2011 09:51 PM

Any more matches coming up this year? How about for pistol or carbine? Iwould like to find one for USGI pistol and carbine.

usukz28 08-06-2011 07:58 PM

Sept. and Oct. matches
Our remaining matches are scheduled for Sept 17 and Oct 15, 2011 are now sactioned CMP events. Matches will consists of John C. Garand, Springfield M1903 and M1903A3, vintage military and modern military classes. In past matches all classes have fired concurrently but in the future if there are more than 10 total shooters firing line space will be prioritized by classes with M1s getting first priority, springfields second, vintage third and modern military fourth. Our club does not provide ammunition but we do award CMP achivement medals. If you have additional questions I can be contacted at 815-822-4683.

Farrell Porter
Match director

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