Outdoor Programs

Rifle Silhouette League – Consists of 5 shots fired from the off hand positions at five each of the rifle silhouette targets consisting of chickens, pigs, turkeys, and rams, at the range of 200 meters. Two and a half minutes are allowed for each set of five targets. The league also includes smallbore silhouette, which is fired with .22 LR caliber rifles at ranges of at 40, 60, 77 and 100 meters for the chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams respectively. The league is fired from the 200 meter firing line on the Silhouette Range. The league matches are held on Monday nights starting in May and finish the end of July. Check calendar for dates and times, or click here for more information. The Sighting-in-Range facility is closed while the league is being fired.

Outdoor Handgun League – Consists of a 30 shot NRA conventional smallbore pistol course of fire and a 30 shot smallbore defensive pistol course fired on paper silhouette targets. Each are fired at the range of 25 yards.   Individuals can choose to shoot in convention or defensive and in center fire or rimfire categories. The league is fired on the Sighting-in-Range facility. The matches are held on Tuesday nights starting in May and finish the end of July. Check calendar for dates and times, or click here for more information. The Sighting-in-Range facility is closed while the league is being fired.

High Power Rifle Postal League – Consists of the 200 yard stages of the national match course, which consists of 2 sighters followed by 20 shots slow fire from the offhand position and 2 sighters followed by two 10 shot rapid fire strings from the sitting position. NRA rules apply. Matches are fired on the home ranges of the clubs participating in the league. The league matches at the Forks Rifle Club are held on Wednesday nights starting in May and finishing in July.   The league is fired from the 200 yard firing point on the High Power Range. Check calendar for dates and times.

Vintage Military Rifle League – Consists of the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) 35 shot match format fired at a range of 200 yards. Match consists of 5 sighters and 10 shots for record fired from the prone position in a time period of 15 minutes; 10 shots rapid fire prone from standing with a reload fired in a time period of 80 seconds; and 10 shots fired from the standing position in a time period of ten minutes. As issued bolt action US and foreign military rifles and M1 Garand rifles permitted by the CMP are allowed. The league is fired from the 200 yard firing point on the High Power Range. The league matches at the Forks Rifle Club are held on Thursday nights starting in May and finishing in July. Check calendar for dates and times, or click here for more information.

F-Class Practice Matches – Consists of 20 shots for record slow fire from a supported prone position at each of 300 and 600 yards. Practice matches are scheduled on specific Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. The practice matches are fired from the 300 and 600 yard firing points on the High Power Range. Check calendar for dates and times.

Junior Outdoor Practice – Consists of shooting 50 and 100 yard smallbore prone and position courses of fire through the first part of June. The practice is fired on Tuesdays from the 200 yard firing points on the High Power Range. Check calendar for dates and times.

 

Indoor Programs

Light Rifle League – Consists of unlimited sighters and 20 shots for record fired on the NRA A-32 light rifle target and 20 shots fired on a paper silhouette target at the range of 50 feet. Light rifle is fired with a .22 LR caliber rifle not weighing more than 8 ½ pounds with sights and having a trigger pull of not less than 2 pounds. The league starts in January and runs through March. Relays are fired on Sunday afternoons and on Mondays nights on the Indoor Range. Practice for the league starts on Monday nights in November. Check calendar for dates and times.

Junior Marksmanship Program – Provides junior shooters with the training and practice to develop the marksmanship skills needed to compete in 3-position and 4-position smallbore rifle and precision air rifle competitions. The training takes place on the Indoor Range on Sunday evenings, Tuesday nights and Thursday nights, starting in October and running into April. The club provides the firearms and basic equipment for the program. Check calendar for dates and times.

Red River Postal League – Consists weekly, 40 shot 4-position smallbore matches fired on the home ranges of competing teams. Matches consist of 10 shots prone, 10 shots sitting, 10 shots kneeling and 10 shot standing fired on the NRA A-17 target at the range of 50 feet. NRA rules apply. This is a handicapped match. Teams from each club comprised of the shooters with the highest weekly handicapped scores compete against other clubs each week. League runs from January through March. Matches at the Forks rifle Club are fired on Wednesdays nights on the Indoor Range. Practice for the league starts in November. Check calendar for dates and times.

Indoor Handgun League – Consists of a 30 shot NRA conventional smallbore pistol course of fire, and a 30 shot smallbore defensive pistol course fired at 50 feet. Individuals can shoot either or both courses of fire, which consist of 10 shots slow fire, 10 shots timed fire and 10 shots rapid fire. NRA rule apply for the conventional pistol course. The League starts in January and runs through March with relays on Friday afternoons and nights. Practice for the league starts in November on Friday nights. Check calendar for dates and times.

Fees

Fees in addition to the basic membership dues are charged for participation in the leagues to defray the cost related to the individual programs. Junior members may participate in any of the leagues at no additional cost. Members can participate one time at no cost to see if they are interested. Daily rates are available for members joining partway through the league season and for non-members. See current membership application form for fee schedule.

Heated Shooting House

A heated shooting house which is part of the Sighting-in-Range building is available for members to use through out the year at an additional charge. The house has three shooting benches, tables for cleaning firearms, and benches with loading presses for load development. One can also access an illuminate target frame at 100 yards from the shooting house. The additional fee covers the cost of heating and maintaining the facility. See the current membership application form for the fee schedule.

North Dakota Concealed Carry Testing

North Dakota concealed carry testing is provided on a quarterly schedule to club members at a minimal charge. Testing is offered for both the North Dakota Class I and Class II permits. Check calendar for class dates and times.


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