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NRA Civilian Service Rifle: Methuen Cup

COURSE OF FIRE

On completion of each practice the number of hits & their values will be passed to the range staff on firing point.  Spotting discs will be shown for 25 seconds.

PRACTICE 1.   300 YARD HARASSING FIRE

Distance:- 300 yards.
Position:- Prone.
No. of Shots:- 2 sighters followed by 10 to count.
Target:- Fig 12. Scoring 5 & 4 HPS=50.
Timing:- One exposure of 60 seconds.
Procedure:- 
1. At 300 yards competitors under CRO’s instructions shall adopt the prone position, with rifles loaded & made ready. After the 2 sighting shots have been fired and marked back, competitors will be ordered to apply safety catches, stand up and adopt the standing alert position.
2. On the appearance of the targets for 60 seconds, they will adopt the prone position and fire ten rounds.

PRACTICE 2.   300 TO 100 YARD FIRE WITH MOVEMENT

Distance:- 300 to 100 yards.
Position:- 300 Prone, 200 Sitting or Squatting, 100 Standing.
No. of Shots:- 10.
Target:- Fig 12. Scoring 5 & 4 HPS=50.
Timing:- 1 exposure of 15 Seconds at 300, 15 seconds later there will be a 1 sec exposure followed 30 sec later by 2 exposures of 6 sec with a 10 sec interval at 200. 15 sec later there will be a1 sec exposure followed 30
sec later by 2 exposures of 6 sec with a 10 sec interval at 100.
Procedure:- 
1. At 300 yards, under CRO’s instructions competitors shall adopt the standing alert position with rifles loaded, made ready & safety catches applied.
2. When the targets appear, competitors are to adopt the prone position and fire two rounds.
3. On each subsequent appearance of the targets, they are to advance to the next firing point and fire two
rounds at each appearance of the target. Positions for firing will be as above. They may not change their
position until they are required to advance to the next firing point.
4. Safety catches must be fully applied during all movement.

PRACTICE 3.   100 YARD CLOSE QUARTER SNAP

Distance:- 100 yards.
Position:- Standing then kneeling or squatting.
No. of Shots:- 10.
Target:- Fig 12c. Scoring 5 & 4 HPS=50.
Timing:- 5 double exposures of 3 sec up, 2 sec down and 3 sec up at irregular intervals over a period of 2 mins.
Procedure:- 
1. At 100 yards under CRO’s instructions competitors are to adopt the standing alert position with rifles loaded, made ready & safety catches applied.
2. The first shot in each double exposure is to be fired from the standing position and the second from the
kneeling or squatting position. Competitors are to apply safety and return to the standing alert position
after each double exposure.
3. Only two shots may be fired at each double exposure.

PRACTICE 4.    200 YARD RAPID

Distance:- 200 yards.
Position:- Sitting, Kneeling or Squatting.
No. of Shots:- 10.
Target:- 2 x Fig 11. Scoring 5 & 4 HPS=50.
Timing:- 40 Seconds.
Procedure:- 
1. At 200 yards under CRO’s instructions Competitors are to be in the standing alert position with rifles loaded, made ready and safety catches applied.
2. On the appearance of the targets the competitors are to adopt the sitting, kneeling or squatting positionand open fire. No more that 5 hits are to count on each target.

PRACTICE 5.   300 YARD SNAP

Distance:- 300 yards.
Position:- Prone.
No. of Shots:- 10.
Target:- Fig 12. Scoring 5 & 4 HPS=50
Timing:- 10 x 3 Second exposures over 5 minutes.
Procedure:- 
1. At 300 yards under CRO’s instructions competitors are to be in the prone position with rifles loaded, made ready and safety catches applied..
2. Competitors will receive 10 x 3 second exposures over 5 minutes.