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    The Alaska Rifle Club will host a two day series of Long Range Matches at Ft. Greely, near Delta Junction, On Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25. Each day will be a 60 shot for record match. The match fee will be $20.00 for annual ARC members or $25.00 for one day members. Open chamber indicators will be required and will be available for $1 each.

    On Saturday, July24, there will be 20 shots for record (with sighters) at 800, 900, and 1000 yards all slow fire prone. For the prone category you must shoot off a sling but you can use a scope or "Any Sights". F class & F-TR use bipods.

    On Sunday, July 25, the match will be 3 strings of unlimited sighting shots and 20 shots for record in 30 minutes prone slow fire at 1000 yards LR target. If you wish to use a different rifle for each string you may.

    If you wish to read the Match Program, here is the URL link:

    I have attached the Ft. Greely Hold Harmless form that the Army is requiring everyone to sign. This form is different from the Ft. Richardson form. Please print one for yourself and bring it. You only have to sign it once for the year and the club keeps them.

    The Army has tightened the rules on bringing firearms onto the base. Because Colorado Range is not on the main base, we do not have to worry about them. If you go through the main gate you must register all firearms.

    We will be meeting at the steak house restaurant, at the motel in Delta Junction, heading south on the Richardson, before you leave town, between 0800 and 0830. If you miss us just go to the range. Signup will be 9am to 9:30am. Just so you know, Ft Greely now has a ceiling limit of 3400 ft. We couldn't shoot on June 20 because of it. Hope to see you at the match
    Mark Friest
    Alaska Rifle Club

    P.S. If anyone is looking to share a ride from Anchorage, please contact Jon Terhune at 907-262-5875.

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    Boy,, that would be a bit of a drive from Homer.... But very tempting...
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    Worth it to shoot 1K on pulled targets; next closest range is Washington state. Can get spendy, having done it a few times.

    Jon used to live on the KP, see his phone # above.

    Great guys and they are friendly and helpful.
    Come shoot


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