Well lookee here F-class has spread to SW MS and they are shooting a sporter rifle class for folks who want to try out thier hunting guns. It isnt going to save me much gas because I m going to continue to attend the other matches, but this is close to home I cant pass that up.
Here is a partial copy of an email I received. I took out the personal contact info of the individual putting the match on. If anyone on the area has questions about attending and would like to speak with the person who will be in charge email me and I will forward your contact info to them.
Southwest Gun Club, Inc.
PO Box 1061 McComb, MS 39649
NRA Club # C1149 DCM Club # Y35005
Member USA Shooting and 4H Shooting Sports
600 Yard F-Class Rifle Match
May 31, 2008
When: Signup starts at 8:30 AM, shooting starts at 9:00 AM
Location: Burns Range, Bogue Chitto, Ms (see map below)
What: We are starting a NRA F-Class league and this first match will be a practice match and will be followed with matches on the last Saturday of each month. Scores will be turned in to the NRA for mid range prone national records and classification. All shooting is done from prone position. Firearms can be bolt-action, single shot, lever action, or semi-auto. It needs to have the ability to shoot out to 600 yards. Normally, heavy barreled varmint/tactical rifles are commonly used.
F-CLASS OPEN (F-O): Maximum weight including attachments 22 lbs, bipod or rest may be used along with rear bag (not inc. in wt), telescope of any power, .35 caliber maximum.
F-CLASS TARGET RIFLE (F-TR): Maximum weight including attachments 18.18 lbs, bipod only along with rear bag (rear bag not inc. in wt), telescope of any power, unmodified .223 REM & .308 WIN calibers only.
SPORTER RIFLE: 9.5 pounds with magazine and sights, telescope of 10 power or less, bipod or rest may be used, .35 caliber maximum.
Empty chamber indicators required all classes
No muzzle brakes
( For complete rules go to http://www.nrahq.org/compete/RuleBooks/HPR/hpr-w22.pdf