Long Range Silhouette, Rimfire

Long range silhouette is fired on metallic, animal-shaped targets at four distances. The objective is to knock down the targets in sequence. One point is awarded for each knock-down. A knock-down out of sequence or when you manage to rotate a turkey is counted as a miss.

This is known as a fun match. We want you to come out with whatever 22 rifle you already have, shoot and above all, enjoy yourself. Prizes are limited to bragging rights. It is quite a challenge to shoot a 22 at over 200 yards and hit something. Mother Nature can easily blow your bullet off course, but she can’t dampen our fun - we shoot from a covered firing line.

Match dates:

Please check the Calendar.  Matches are usually held on the 4th Saturday of each month, but may change due to other events.

Entry Fee:
  • $10.00 per match.
  • $5.00 per match for Juniors (under 18).
Match details:
  • Safety is the ultimate rule.
  • Chamber safety flags and hearing protection are required. Eye protection is strongly recommended. Chamber flags are available for purchase at the range.
  • You do not need to be a club member to participate.
  • Check in at 0900; shooting begins at 0930; typically done by 1300.
Firearm and Ammunition:
  • Any 22 LR rifle with any sight.
  • Limited to 22 Long Rifle standard or high velocity, other cartridges or hyper-velocity 22 Long Rifle are not allowed due to target damage.
  • A minimum of 40 rounds, plus extra rounds for sighters or practice.
Course of fire:
  • Typically two relays, more relays are added based on shooter turnout.
  • Shooters are paired up – one shoots while one scores, then roles are reversed.
  • After firing, shooters go forward to reset targets. Don't worry if you have mobility concerns; there are always plenty of people to help with target setting.
  • Once targets are reset, the next relay shoots.
  • After the relay is complete, shooters move to the next bank of 10 targets.
  • 40 targets total, NRA Hunter’s Pistol targets
10 chickens at 50 meters
10 pigs at 100 meters
10 turkeys at 150 meters
10 rams at 200 meters
  • Ten minutes for each distance
Includes sight-in time on swinger targets.
After sight-in, indicate you’re going for score.
After 10 shots, you may continue to fire for the remaining time for fun and practice.
Shooting positions:
  • Chickens are usually shot standing, with other animals shot prone.
  • If you like, you may use other positions or shoot sitting at one of the benches.
  • Bipods and sand bags are allowed.
For additional information:  bob@seattlerifle.org

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