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Where to shoot F class matches

Discussion in 'Competitive Shooting' started by sprink, Apr 26, 2015.

  1. sprink

    sprink Battle Ground, WA Member

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    I'm brand new to competitive shooting but want to give it a go this summer. I'm hoping someone could point me in the right direction to find some local F class or F-TR matches. I live in Vancouver WA and am willing to travel an hour or so to shoot in these matches. Also, will I be competitive with my factory Savage 10PC in .308 with a Vortex 6-24x50 scope or am I going to look like a fool? Any help is appreciated, thanks.
  2. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    A summary on High Power Rifle shooting
    An article on F-Class shooting
    Douglas Ridge Rifle Club hosts high power matches out to 1000 yards.
    DRRC is about an hour from Vancouver. I205 south to exit 12A (hwy 212/224)
    East about 3 miles bear right onto 224, stay left through carver.
    (Drive carefully through the curves)
    About 7 miles to DRRC (almost under the power lines)
    John Fields Memorial HP (600) match was this weekend
    Next is May 23, 24, 25
    Burden Memorial Long Range Regional Highpower Tournament (800-1000)
    Next is June 27, 28
    Oregon State Highpower Rifle Open Championship (200-600)
    Contact: Carl Haggland
    Email: highpower@ossa.org
  3. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    Douglas Ridge is your place.

    You aren't going to look a fool for your equipment. Can't comment on you personally. ;-0

    Right on the money I think. If you go it with your ears open and ask the right questions, you are going to learn a load.

    The world champs shoot there. Team Savage.
  4. sprink

    sprink Battle Ground, WA Member

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    Thank you both for the quick replies. I'll look into DRRC and go as a spectator the first time to ask questions and prepare myself for my first match. I'm pretty excited about this since I love to compete and look forward to meeting other gun nuts like myself:)