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The Hopkinton Prone Matches (HPM) are a series of smallbore rifle matches on Thursday nights April through August. We generally begin the match around 6pm and fire 2 stages of 20 shots at 100 yards.
Please note that in order to shoot these matches, competitors should be familiar with how to handle a firearm safely and also be familiar with shooting a rifle in prone, with a sling. Prior smallbore rifle match experience is recommended.
Dates (6pm start)
Every Thursday starting April 27th, 2017 and ending August 31st, 2017. Range gate is generally open by 5:15.
95 Lumber St, Hopkinton, MA 01748
From Interstate 495 North or South, take exit 21A to merge onto W Main St toward Hopkinton for 0.7 mi, turn right at Lumber St (the Golden Spoon restaurant is on the right before the turn) and go 0.9 mi. Hopkinton Sportsman’s will be on
.22 rifle only, in prone, with a sling (no bipods, sandbags, etc). You may use iron sights or scope. Current NRA smallbore rules will mostly govern. You can view the NRA rules online here (external link to PDF)
Hopkinton Sportsmen’s Association range safety rules will apply. Open chamber indicators will be used.
This is not NOT an NRA registered event.
Course of Fire and Distance
40 shots prone at 100 yards.
20 shots in 20 minutes x2.
.22 Rifle only (no bipods, sandbags, etc). NRA Rule 3.2. You can shoot “F-Class” in a separate class.
Any sights, irons or scope.
Competitors will score their own targets.
Open to all competitors; Juniors, Open and Seniors. NRA membership is NOT required to enter these events.
The NRA classification system will NOT be used.
Advanced registration is not required
$6 or $7 depending on the match director’s mood. The fee, of course, includes the pizza dinner and bonfire.
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1 relay starting at 6ish
Coaching will be allowed, but please be courteous of the other shooters on the line.
You are awarded by being fed a delicious dinner after each match.
Competitors will need to provide at least 8 large “Bulldog” or “Binder” clips to secure targets. Backers will not be used.
508-736-7821 Please call before 8PM.
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