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DATE: July 13, 2024

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 2022 or 2023 Cornhusker State Games must shoot as an Expert.
Junior: Juniors are shooters 18 years or younger as of July 13, 2024.
Senior: Seniors are shooters 65 years or older as of July 13, 2024.

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

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PRICING DEADLINES:$32 for first event until April 24 (includes FREE shirt)$37 for first event until June 19 (includes FREE shirt)$37 for first event until July 2 (no FREE shirt)

Additional events – $14

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:  Competition and Summer Fun Freebies (coming soon) courtesy of our sponsors.

SHIRT SHIPPING: Athletes who register by June 19 will have their shirt shipped to the address they provide. Upgrade and additional shirts will be available to purchase during registration. There is no packet pickup—information or items needed for competition will be provided onsite or online according to instructions emailed to athletes.

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

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.

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