HIGH POWER ASSOCIATION (Inc.)
“Keep’em in the X”
2004 HIGH POWER RIFLE
PO BOX 59
GLENBROOK NSW 2773
TEL/FAX: 02 9498 2496
e-mail: info@ aihpa .com
20-21 NOVEMBER 2004 - ABERDEEN
ALL RIFLE SPECIFICATIONS
MAJOR SPONSOR: HIGHLAND SPORTS,
SIERRA BULLETS, TETRA GUN CARE
* * * AIHPA, SSAA, ASRA, NRA members, and any other licensed shooters WELCOME * * *
Co-Sponsors: ROMAN HOME IMPROVEMENTS and McFARLOANS FINANCE
* * Every competitor receives a ticket for door prizes - drawn Sunday (Be there to collect) * *
Introduction: This is the inaugural running of the Australian Open High Power Rifle Championships, and we want YOU to “keep’em in the X”. Every Service, Field and Match rifle enthusiast should not miss this event. Something for everyone!
Spec 1: Service - Standard Iron - Any issued iron sights service rifle in original condition - zero modifications.
Spec 2: Service - Modified Iron - As above, or faithful reproduction, modified beyond spec - service calibre.
Spec 3: Match - Match Iron - Any commercial, custom or service rifle, of any calibre, with iron sights.
Schedule 7.00am: Sign-on, briefing and squadding, followed with day briefing – DO NOT BE LATE.
For Weekend 7.30am: Warm up: 200y – 3 rounds any position, each shot marked.
Event Outline: Each day will feature the “National Match Course-plus” consisting of an additional 300 event.
HP RIFLE SATURDAY – AUSTRALIAN OPEN (for 1st choice of rifle spec)
MATCH 1 200y Slow Fire Application, Standing U/S (2 sighters + 10 rounds) 12min,
MATCH 3 300y Rapid Fire, Prone U/S (3 sighters + 10 rounds) 70sec,
MATCH 4 300y Rapid Fire, Prone U/S (NO sighters + 10 rounds) 70sec,
MATCH 5 600y Slow Fire Application, Prone U/S (3 sighters + 20 rounds) 20min.
Note: Matches 1&2, and 3&4 are shot back to back.
Note: Matches 1, 2, 3 & 5 make up the “National Match Course” and offer classification(grading) and qualification scores.
Special Note: Saturday conclusion will have an AIHPA members general meeting on the range.
HP RIFLE SUNDAY – AUSTRALIAN OPEN (for 2nd choice of rifle spec)
MATCH 1 600y Slow Fire Application, Prone U/S (2 sighters + 20 rounds) 20min.
Note: Matches 2&3, and 4&5 are shot back to back.
Trophies: Australian Open – “National Match Course-plus” aggregate by rifle specifications
- Spec 1 – Top 12 (for Service Std/As-Issued), - Spec 2 – Top 3 (for Service Modified)
- Spec 3 – Top 3 (for Match Rifle) - Spec 5 – Top 6 (for Optical)
Fees (AIHPA members): $40 for entire weekend event, or $30 for either day. (Non AIHPA members $5 event pass.)
Fees include a basic sausage sizzle BBQ lunch for each day of registration. Bring own drinks.
No pre-nominations required, just up show up for the weekend…….
Primitive camping on range (come fully self sufficient). A local Motel 2 minutes from range, others at Muswellbrook.
Further Information: Bob Faunt (Event Director) AH) 02 4960 2852 email@example.com
Aubrey Sonnenberg (AIHPA Snr Vice Pres) AH) 02 9498 2496, e-mail: rifle@ aihpa .com www.aihpa.com
* * * Note: Organisers reserve the right to change the event or schedule without notice * * *
Note: Non AIHPA members do not have scores registered internationally for classification. Joining available on the day.
ABERDEEN RANGE DETAILS
Camping on range permitted, but shooters must NOT setup camp in front of the 600yard mound. There is plenty of room available around outside perimeter of the range – please use this outside area.
The range is 1 minute drive from range with plenty of eateries, fuel, pub, motel, etc etc. The larger town of Muswellbrook is 10min south of Aberdeen.
There are toilets on the range and storage sheds only. There is not shelter, showers, water or power. If camping, please come self sufficient.
NON AIHPA members.
This is an OPEN AIHPA event hosted by Aberdeen Rifle Club, and all licensed shooters, AIHPA members or not, are most welcome to the event.
None AIHPA members may join on the weekend at $50 for a 3 year membership – saves $5 event pass.