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Event begins Saturday July 22nd and goes through Sunday July 23rd.  There is a $100 match fee for all those electing to shoot in the non-competitive category.  The non-competitive category will be a “run what you brung” category with a few random draw prizes (including guns).  There will be no formal divisions within this category and no organized prize table. This category is for those that are new to the sport, wish to learn it’s basics,  have a variety of different guns fitting different divisions, and those generally wanting to come have a great day at the range with friends and raise money for an amazing cause.  There will be a $200 match fee for the competitive category.  This category will have 4 formal and recognized divisions (Open, Practical, Factory, PCC) as well as various categories (Junior, Lady, LE, MIL).  Divisions will be officially recognized once 5 people have registered for the division. There will be a full prize table by division.  Walking will be in the order of finish.  Whether Competitive or Non-Competitive, all proceeds go to support Special Olympics KS.
The event will be a multi-gun format where each stage, each shooter may shoot a pistol, shotgun, and/or a rifle on targets including paper and/or steel. Pistols consist of modern semi auto pistols 9mm and rifles typically consist of modern AR-15/AK-47 type semi auto rifles, and shotguns can be pump or semi-auto 20 or 12 gauge.
There will be approximately 8 stages give or take.  This will be an AM/PM format in which squads will either shoot half the match the morning or afternoon of the first day, then shoot the remaining match the opposite AM/PM the second day.  Rewards and prizes will be given out after the scores have been posted the second day.
There will be 2 ways to shoot the match each with it’s own cost and benefits as well as limitations.  Non-Competitive will have a $100 match fee with a few random draw prizes to include firearms.  Not everyone will walk away with a prize in this category however, lots of fun can be had with friends while raising money for a great cause.  Those wishing to shoot in the Competitive category will have a $200 match fee and a full prize table divided up into the 4 recognized 3-Gun Nation divisions.  Prize table will be walked in the order of finish for each divisions.
Each stage will be scored based on time as well as proper shot placement with time penalties given for missed shots and improper procedures. At the end of each stage you will be given your time which will be added to other stages to form a final time which will be calculated to determine standings.
The event will be governed by 3-gun Nation 2015 rules for club matches. They can be found at the following link

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6kHgTu3bCuYMlIxbzdHUWUtTDQ/view?usp=sharing

This is an unknown, however, each shooter will be placed in a “squad” consisting of 15-20 shooters per squad. You will shoot with your squad throughout the day and go from stage to stage.
All benefits, after expenses, will go to support Special Olympics KS.
There will be two ways to enter and shoot this match.  1) The non-competitive category will be a “run what you brung” category with a few random draw prizes (including guns).  There will be no formal divisions within this category and no organized prize table. This category is for those that are new to the sport, wish to learn it’s basics,  have a variety of different guns fitting different divisions, and/or those generally wanting to come have a great day at the range with friends and raise money for an amazing cause. There will be a $100 match fee to enter this category with no guarantee of prizes.  2) Competitive Category, this category will have 4 formal and recognized divisions (Unlimited, Practical, Factory, PCC) as well as various categories (Junior, Lady, LE, MIL).  There will be a full prize table by division.  Walking will be in the order of finish. Divisions will be officially recognized once 5 people have registered for the division.  Definitions for divisions can be found by clicking/copy paste the following link and going to section 7.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6kHgTu3bCuYMlIxbzdHUWUtTDQ/view?usp=sharing

Each shooter will need a pistol, shotgun, and a rifle of some type. Holsters with retention will be needed to secure your pistol while moving and running. Should a pistol come out of the holster unintended during the stage, it will result in shooter disqualification. Proper support gear will also be needed to include magazine holders and extra magazines as you will be required to reload during stages.
In the Non-Competitive category there will be a few random draw prizes to include firearms.  Not every person shooting this category will get a prize.  In the Competitive category, there will be a full prize table broken down by division and walked in the order of finish in that division.  Every shooter in the Competitive category will walk the prize table.  Prizes have been generously donated by our sponsors to include firearms and products. Some will be given away to people who place well within their division and category and others will be given via raffle.

 

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