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DATE:
Saturday, July 27, 2019
SITE:
Sante Fe Trail Plainsmen Muzzleloading Gun Club
Stubbs Rd. & 197th St., Quenemo, KS
At Stubbs Rd and 197th St go east on 197th St for .5 mile, range is on the left side of the road.
TIME:
Check In: 7:00 a.m.
Competition: 8:00 a.m.
FEE:
$30 per person for first event. $5 for each additional event. Limit 3 events.
 
By registering for this event all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games NO refund policy.
REGISTRATION:
Click the "Register Now" link above for online registration. Online registration is strongly encouraged. Paper registrations may be printed from the right column of this page. All paper registrations will be charged a $5 processing fee.
DEADLINE:
Saturday, July 20. Day-of entries accepted with a $5 late fee.
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COMMISSIONER:  
Steve Falls, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
785-231-9544
 

EVENTS:

Event Description Targets
Rifle, Percussion: Any traditional percussion rifle. Any Caliber patched round ball only. Each target will be shot at 5 times only. All shots are fired in standing off-Hand position. No braces, crossticks, use of slings, or artificial means of stabilizing a rifle hold. See Optics and scopes rule above.  Youth are allowed peepsights. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final. 25, 50 and 100 yard Paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.
Rifle, Musket: Any military percussion or flintlock, musket or rifled musket.  Any Caliber patched round ball only.  Rifles most have minimum 3-lb trigger pull.  Each target will be shot at 5 times only.  All shots are fired in standing off-hand position.  No braces, crossticks, use of slings, or artificial means of stablizing a rifle hold.  See Optics and scope rule above.  Youth are allowed peepsights.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final. 25, 50 and 100 yard paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.
Rifle, Flintlock: Any traditional flintlock rifle. Any caliber patched round ball only. Each target will be shot at 5 times only. All shots are fired in standing off-hand position. No braces, crossticks, use of slings, or external means of stabilizing a rifle hold. See Optics and scopes rule above.  Youth are allowed peepsights. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final. 25, 50 and 100 yard Paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.
Smoothbore: Any traditional smoothbore long gun including tradegun.  Any caliber patched round ball only.  No buckshot.  Each target will be shot at 5 times only.  All shots are fired in standing off-hand position.  No braces, crossticks, use of slings, or external means of stablizing a rifle hold.  See Optics and scope rule above.  Youth are allowed peepsights.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final. 25, 35 and 50 yard paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.
Rifle, Inline: Any modern inline percussion rifle where the ignition system is in line with the breech and does not have a traditional external hammer to ignite the primer. Any caliber round ball only. NO conical, sabot bullets or buckshot allowed. Each target will be shot at 5 times only. All shots are fired in standing off-hand position. No braces, crossticks, use of slings, or external means of stabilizing a rifle hold. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final. 25, 50 and 100 yard Paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.
Pistol, Traditional: Any traditional percussion or flintlock pistol where an external hammer is required to strike/ignite the priming system. Any caliber patched round ball only. NO conical bullets allowed. Only open Iron/metallic sights are allowed. All holds are single hand hold. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final. 25 and 35 yard Paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances. 25-yard target will require 10 shots and 35-yard target will require 5 shots.
Pistol, Cap and Ball Revolver: Any traditional percussion cap and ball revolver, where an external hammer is required to strike/ignite the priming sytem and where the projectile is loaded through the front of a revolving cylinder.  Any caliber round ball only.  NO conical bullets allowed.  Only open Iron/metallic sights are allowed.  All holds are single hand hold.  Must practice safe loading procedures to avoid chain fires.  Loading restrictions require the hammer must rest on an empty cylinder when approaching the firing line.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final. 25 and 35 yard Paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances. 25-yard target will require 10 shots and 35-yard target will require 5 shots.
Pistol, Inline: Any percussion pistol where the ignition system is in line with the breech and does not have a traditional external hammer to ignite the primer.  Any caliber patched round ball only.  No conical bullets allowed.  Only open Iron/metallic/synthetic sights are allowed.  All holds are single hand hold.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final. 25 and 35 yard paper, 5 shots on steel at various distances.  25 yard target will require 10 shots and 35 yard target will require 5 shots.

COMPETITION FORMAT

This is a black powder muzzleloading shooting sport where you can test your skills in rifle and pistol shooting against some of the best black powder shooters in the state. This event features a youth category age (age 12- 16) and an adult competition. Genders will be combined for both youth and adult competitions. This sport is offering 3 categories of rifle and 2 categories for pistol shooting. You will be shooting at a mix of paper and steel targets in each category. The paper ranges will be 25, 35, 50 and 100 yards and all shots will be done off-hand. Steel targets will be at various distances up to 100 yards. Allowances will be made for handicapped shooters as determined by the range officer.  See the definition below for allowable muzzleloading firearms, projectiles, ignition systems and optics. Medals awarded to the top three participants in each division/event.

MUZZLELOADING FIREARM DESCRIPTION

Includes any traditional or inline muzzleloading rifle or pistol where the propellant and the projectile are loaded independently down the muzzle of the firearm. Ignition systems allowed for the muzzleloading firearms include traditional percussion cap and flintlock systems. An inline ignition system for modern inline muzzleloading categories is allowed and will be within their own category. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.

  • TRADITIONAL FIREARM DESCRIPTION: Any traditional flintlock or percussion cap muzzleloading rifle or pistol, as described above, where an external hammer is used in the ignition system. These firearms are required to use a patched round ball as a projectile. No bullets, Mini balls or buckshot. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.
  • INLINE FIREARM DESCRIPTION: Any rifle or pistol where the ignition system is contained or in line with the breech of the firearm and/or does not require an external hammer throw to ignite the primer. (typical ignition system requires a 209 primer but is not limited to that.) These firearms will use patched round ball. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.
  • CAP-AND-BALL REVOLVER DESCRIPTION: Any traditional styled percussion revolver using an external hammer in the ignitiona system process and where the projectile is loaded through the front of the revolving cylinder.  No conical bullets.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final.

POWDERS/PROPELLANT DESCRIPTION

Any commercially produced black powder or black powder substitute is allowed. NO SMOKELESS POWDERS. Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.

OPTICS AND SCOPES DESCRIPTION

  • Traditional Firearms and all pistols: Any fixed/adjustable open iron/metallic sights, peep, sites are allowed. No scopes, reflex sights, laser emitting sights, or glass optics that increase magnification are allowed.  Range officer's rulings and decisions are final.
  • Inline Firearms (Long guns): Any fixed/adjustable open iron/metallic/synthetic sights, peep sites, scopes, reflex sights, laser emitting sights, or glass optics that increase magnification are allowed.  Range officer’s rulings and decisions are final.
 

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