January 7-9, 2011
The Barrett Mammoth Sniper Challenge is a brand new long-range precision rifle competition in the rolling hills of Park City, Kentucky. This event will offer unique opportunities to test your skill with a rifle and compete for prizes and bragging rights. Expect to see:
- Shooting at long ranges (1000+ yards for certain classes)
- High angle shooting
- Night or low-light stages
- Scenario-based stages
- Shooting in the natural terrain
There will be a practice weekend, December 10-12, 2010, which is open to all match competitors.
Read more about it here.
Friday, January 7, 2011
|11:00AM-8:00PM||Check In and Registration||Location: Park Mammoth Resort|
|12:00PM-5:00PM||Zero Range||Location: TBA at Registrations
You will be able to confirm zero out to 300 yards.
|1:00PM-5:00PM||Side Match||Location: TBA at Registration|
|6:00PM-7:00PM||Dinner||Location: Park Mammoth Resort|
|7:30PM||Match Briefing||Location: Park Mammoth Resort
Attendance is mandatory for all competitors
Saturday, January 8, 2011
|7:00AM||Match Day 1||You must be at your first stage no later than 6:30AM. You will shoot 4 stages on Saturday plus a night stage.|
|5:30PM-6:30PM||Dinner||Location: Park Mammoth Resort|
|7:00PM||Night Stage||Location: TBA at Dinner|
Sunday, January 9, 2011
|9:00AM||Match Day 2||You must be at your first stage no later than 8:30AM. You will shoot 2 stages Sunday morning.|
* All times are CST.
* This schedule is tenative and may change.
Stage descriptions will be provided to competitors when they arrive on site. However, you can expect 7 total stages in the main match. Individual stages will require engagement of targets from ranges of 100 yards to over 1000 yards (for certain classes). Some target distances may be provided but other must be determined by the competitor. Some stages will require moving through terrain and traversing obstacles. Some shots will be taken from the prone while others may require alternate shooting positions.
Shooter should bring the following equipment:
- A centerfire rifle with a telescopic sight (caliber classes discussed below)
- A sling for carrying the rifle
- 100 rounds of ammunition (always bring a little extra)
- Eye and ear protection
- Ruck sack or other means of carrying all equipment
- Appropriate clothing for weather and conditions
- Comfortable shoes for traversing wooded and hilly terrain
- Snacks for during the match (water will be provided).
- Snivel gear
Please note: Any range estimation performed by the competitor must be done by passive means. For example, field expedient (estimation) or mil-dot ranging. Laser range finders are not permitted.
Caliber ClassesCompetitor will compete in one of the following classes, based on their rifle:
- Military: Rifle chambered in .223 (5.56 NATO) or .308 (7.62 NATO)
- Open: Rifle chambered in anything other than Military calibers up to a .300 Winchester Magnum (i.e. .243, .260, 7mm-08)
- Heavy: Rifle chambered in anything larger than .300 Winchester Magnum up to and including a .50 BMG (i.e. .338, .408, .416, .50)
It is highly recommended that you partner up with another competitor and spot for each other. However, you are still competiting as an individual in the match. If you do partner up, your spotter will run the stages with you when it is your turn and you will run with them when it is theirs.
You are free to compete solo as well if you prefer. If you would like to be paired up with someone, please note this on your registration form.