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Family fun at Rockford Sportsman’s Club

The Rockford Sportsman’s Club is proud to host its 3rd Annual Michigan Ruger® Rimfire Challenge competition on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The Ruger® Rimfire Challenge is designed to offer both novice or experienced rimfire shooters a fun, exciting, and low cost competition in a friendly and low-pressure environment. This event is open to shooters of all experience and ages, although minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The match is conducted with safety as the first priority, including stage design, firearm handling, and safe areas. All shooters will be accompanied by qualified Range Safety Officers and Assistant Range Officers throughout the entire course of fire.

The match will consist of 6 stages (3 pistol and 3 rifle) firing at all-steel targets. Shooters will need a minimum of 150 rounds of .22 Long Rifle ammunition. Only  .22 Long Rifle ammunition is allowed.

Prizes will be awarded by random drawing, and will include several firearms and many other shooting related items. Plaques will be awarded for the top shooters in each class.

The match will be held at the Rockford Sportsman’s Club, 11115 Northland Drive, NE, Rockford MI 49341 on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Entry forms are available at on-line at www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com, at Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center in Grandville and other area businesses. Additional information about this event can also be found at http://www.ruger.com/micros/rugerRimfire/.

Entry fees are $40 for adults, $10 for junior and youth. Lunch will be available at a nominal cost. A significant portion of the proceeds will be donated to a U.S. Veteran’s group to be determined.

The purpose of this event is to promote competitive shooting as a safe, fun, and family sport. Shooting sports activities can help develop responsibility, maturity, and a sense of true sportsmanship in all who participate, regardless of age—and it’s fun!

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