The eighth annual NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship began today, and we don't want you to miss a thing! College athletes from across the country converge on Fort Benning, Georgia to compete for the title of champion, and NRA Blog has you covered.
Never heard of this event? You're in luck! Not only can we give you all the background necessary to understand this awesome competition, but we can also provide an in-depth schedule to help you follow the action beginning on Saturday March 18!
NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships Schedule -- March 18 & 19, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Range Opens: 8 a.m. Arrival/Championship Registration: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Smallbore Rifle Championship Relay 1 - Pool Outdoor Range: 9 a.m. Relay 2 - Pool Outdoor Range: 11:30 a.m.
Rifle Clinics - Hook Range and Roundhouse: 2 – 5 p.m. Group Photo at Ceremony Hill: Immediately following clinics
Sunday, March 19, 2017 Range Opens: 8 a.m.
Air Rifle Championship Relay 1 - Pool Indoor Range: 9:30 a.m. Relay 2 - Pool Indoor Range: 11:30 a.m.
Awards Ceremony and Banquet - Ironworks Trade Center: 4 p.m.
Special Activities Friday, March 17, 2017 Range Operation Procedures: 4:15 - 5 p.m. This is where range operation procedures, scoring, challenges and other details will be reviewed and questions addressed in the Pool Indoor Range. The match staff will also be introduced at this time.
Fun Shoot: 5:15 p.m. This is a great opportunity for everyone to have some fun shooting with your peers. Relax, bond with old friends and meet some new ones in the Pool Outdoor Range.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Clinics for Coaches and Competitors: 1:30 - 5 p.m. This clinic is presented by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit. The informative clinics are mandatory for all competitors. *Coaches are also welcome to attend.
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