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Shooting
Pistol

 

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General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 17, 2021

TIMES:

Standard Pistol
Squadding: 8 a.m.
Shooting Begins: 8:30 a.m.

Center Fire Pistol
Squadding: 10:30 a.m.
Shooting Begins: 11 a.m.

Olympic Rapid Fire
Squadding: Noon
Shooting Begins: 1 p.m.

SITE: Weeping Water Gun Club (1 1/2 miles southeast of Weeping Water) – View Map

EQUIPMENT: Any safe .22 caliber pistol. Experts need legal UIT pistols. Firearms must fit in “the box”. All firearms will be inspected for safety. .32 caliber, .38 caliber, 9 mm caliber pistols or revolvers used for Center Fire competition. Juniors and women may use .22 caliber during Center Fire event. No magnum loads. Eye and ear protection required. Open sights only. No scopes or red dot sights.

SANCTION: Competition is sanctioned by the National Rifle Association of America as a special tournament. NRA membership is not required.

RULES: Current UIT rules will apply. Only safe gun handling is accepted. Chief Range Officer’s decisions are final. Any unsafe behavior by shooters or spectators will not be tolerated. Safe, young shooters are welcome but must be supervised.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.

New Award: The top ten scores in the Centerfire Events will receive a Brassard and Certificate-Governors Ten designating them one of the Top Ten Marksmen in Nebraska.

Pistol Events

Event Name            

Standard Pistol
Expert
Women
Junior
Novice
Non-Nebraskans
Seniors

Center Fire Pistol/Governors Ten
Expert
Women
Junior
Novice
Non-Nebraskans
Seniors

Olympic Rapid Fire
Expert
Women
Junior
Novice
Non-Nebraskans
Seniors

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS:

Expert: Experts are all registered shooters with a classification USA Shooting or NRA in any discipline.
Novice: Novices are all shooters without any classification. Novice shooters who have won a gold medal in the 2019 or 2020 Cornhusker State Games must shoot as an Expert.
Junior: Juniors are shooters 18 years or younger as of July 17, 2021.
Senior: Seniors are shooters 65 years or older as of July 17, 2021.

COMPETITION FORMAT

Standard Pistol:

4 strings-5 shots–150 seconds at 25 meters (B-17 target)
4 strings-5 shots–20 seconds at 25 meters (B-17 target)
4 strings-5 shots–10 seconds at 25 meters (B-17 target)

A maximum of 50 shooters per Standard Pistol division. Events will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Center Fire Pistol:

Precision–5 sighters then 6 strings–5 shots–6 minutes at 25 meters (B-17 target)
Duel–5 sighters then 6 strings–5 shots at 25 meters (B-39 target)

A maximum of 50 shooters per Center Fire Pistol division. Events will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Olympic Rapid Fire Pistol:

4 strings-5 shots–8 seconds at 25 meters (B-39 target)
4 strings-5 shots–6 seconds at 25 meters (B-39 target)
4 strings-5 shots–4 seconds at 25 meters (B-39 target)

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE: 
$45 per shooter until July 5

Additional events – $14

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

JOIN US AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 16!
The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

OPENING CEREMONIES PROGRAM
• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Pistol Shooting Director Bill Schlichtemeier at 402-677-2456.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

info@nebraskasportscouncil.com

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504