BOULDER RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB
Boulder City, NV.

High Power Rifle

BRPC High Power

High Power Rifle is competitive shooting done with a high power rifle on standardized paper targets at distances from 200 to 1000 yards. Shooting of this type is conducted at matches throughout the year all over the country and culminates with the National Championships held at Camp Perry, Ohio every August. The High Power Rifle shooting held at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club consists of 4 competitions held on Sunday of different weekends of the month.

High Power Monthly Match:

Also referred to as "across the course" consists of 4 stages:

  1. 20 rounds slow-fire standing in 20 minutes at 200 yards.
  2. 20 rounds rapid-fire sitting (2 strings of 10 rounds, 60 seconds per string) at 200 yards.
  3. 20 rounds rapid-fire prone (2 strings of 10 rounds, 70 seconds per string) at 300 yards.
  4. 20 rounds slow-fire prone in 20 minutes at 600 yards.

Each stage is preceded with 2 "sighter" shots in 2 minutes.

High Power Match Monthly Dates:

4 th Sunday of each month

High Power Match Monthly Times:

Summer: 7:00 AM
Winter: 8:00 AM Dec - Feb.

High Power Palma Quarterly Match:

Using either iron sights or F-Class/Scoped Rifles the match consists of 3 stages:

  1. 15 rounds slow-fire prone in 20 minutes at 800 yards.
  2. 15 rounds slow-fire prone in 20 minutes at 900 yards.
  3. 15 rounds slow-fire prone in 20 minutes at 1,000 yards.

The first stage allows an unlimited number of "sighter" shots. Each following stage is preceded by 2 "sighter" shots.

High Power Palma Quarterly Match Dates:

5 th Sunday of the month (1 per calender quarter).

High Power Palma Quarterly Match Times:

Summer: 7:00 AM
Winter: 8:00 AM Dec. - Feb.

Mid-Range (F Class) Monthly Match:

In F-Class shooting, the competitor may utilize the "artificial support" of sandbags, pedestal rest, bipod and etc. Using F-Class/Scoped Rifles the match consists of 4 stages:

  1. 20 rounds in 20 minutes at 600 yards.
  2. 20 rounds in 20 minutes at 600 yards.
  3. 20 rounds in 20 minutes at 600 yards.
  4. Aggregate of Matches 1, 2, and 3.

Each stage is preceded with unlimited "sighter".

Mid-Range (F Class) Monthly Match Dates:

3 rd Sunday of each month

Mid-Range (F Class) Monthly Match Times:

7:00 AM

NRA Approved 1,000 Yard Monthly Match:

The NRA Approved 1,000 matches are shot from the prone position only, with 30 minutes given for an unlimited number of "sighter" shots and 20 rounds for record.
Additionally, F-Class/Scoped Rifles class shooting is allowed during this match time.

NRA Approved 1,000 Yard Monthly Match Dates:

2 nd Sunday of each month.
Detailed information available in PDF format for download.

NRA Approved 1,000 Monthly Match Times:

7:00 AM

All Match Location:

Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club Members Range.

Match Fees:

All fees collected at the match event. See Activity Applications page for match fees.

More Information:

For information on NRA High Power Rifle Matches, see the NRA Competitive Shooting Programs, for Palma Matches, see the Palma USA Rifle Team.
To contact the High Power Lead for Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club, highpower@brpc1.org.