Stephenville, Texas –-(Ammoland.com)- The sport of Precision Rifle can be intimidating for alot of beginners and long range rifle enthusiast.
Well not anymore!!!
This your chance to break into a high level match to shoot and learn from pro shooters as recognized by the Precision Rifle Series. It doesn't matter whether you have been sitting on the competition fence for a while now or you're just a proponent of our Second Amendment rights and want to learn more about Precision Rifle events, we invite you out for a weekend of fun like you have never experienced!
Pro-AM Match Description
GA Precision and Bushnell Tactical proudly announce the 2014 “GAP Grind/Bushnell PRO/AM”. In association with The Precision Rifle Series, this year’s match format will be a Professional/Amateur (PRO/AM) Team Match to promote sportsmanship and welcome new shooters to the competition scene. Input has been solicited from across the community and a match of this caliber and format is long over do. Top competitors, new competitors, celebrities, professional athletes shooting industry executives, military personal, veterans and everyone in between from around the country are invited to attend. The match will be hosted by K&M Precision Rifle Training and is sure to be the most rewarding match of the year.
Competitors will compete as individuals and as a team and scores will be maintained for both. Trophies will be awarded to the top 5 teams, top 5 professionals and to the top 5 amateurs. A $10,000 dollar cash prize from Bushnell Tactical, as well as one the best sponsorship prize tables in the industry, will be presented to the winners in rank order and for each category.
Competitors can expect 20 plus stages throughout the weekend. The course of fire will test and train disciplines from across law enforcement, military and practical marksman spectrums. Competitors can expect engagements at an assortment of steel, reactive, paper and automated moving targets to 1000yds. All scoring will be transparent, balanced and fall within guidelines in order to reward the most consistent shooters/teams. The competition will require 180 rounds to complete the course of fire and is caliber restricted to 300 WinMag and below. The course of fire will be made public at the start of the competition on Friday at 3:00pm.
Consider yourself Professional if you have competed in national level competitions and have placed in the top 2/3rds consistently or have competed in regional or local matches and placed in the top 1/3rd.
Consider yourself an amateur if you have never competed, only competed in handful of matches or have not placed higher than the bottom 1/3rd.
Please send the match directors (George Gardner or Shannon Kay) an email if you are unsure which level to compete in. MDs reserve the right to DQ any teams that attempt to defraud the nature of the event by stacking their teams. Every attempt will be made to squad teams by shooter requests. Competitors are expected to assist and support their entire squad to truly make the match a group effort.
Click here to view the 2013 Gap Grind video.
29 August 2014 – Competition Tune-up – Registration and Zero Range Open
- 9:00 am Tune-up begins
- 3:00 pm Tune-up complete
- 3:00pm-until dark – All competitors must sign-in at the facility – 100yd zero range open
30 August 2014 – Match Day 1
- 7:00am Welcome and safety briefing
- 7:30am Match Starts
- 6:00pm Day 1 complete
31 August 2014 – Match Day 2
- 7:00am Day 2 starts
- 3:00pm Match Ends
- 3:30pm Awards/prize table
OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS ON 1 JUNE 2014 @ 10AM CST
Registration will be done on a transparent first come first serve basis through our website; the match will be limited to 120 competitors or 60 teams. Competitors may register as a team or as a single shooter. Single professionals and single amateurs will be paired up prior to the match. To secure a slot shooters must register online, no other form of registration or payment will be accepted. Once registration is complete you will receive a confirmation email and a link to a welcome/information packet shortly thereafter. The online cart will not accept payments until 1 June 2014 @ 10AM CST. Match payments are not refundable. Once the match is full the site will no longer take registrations. If you want to be put on the waitlist or have questions, please send an email to [email protected] Wait listed personnel will be contacted when slots open.
$275 per Competitor or $550 per team (includes tune-up, match shirt, lunch (Sat & Sun), and refreshments all weekend)
About the Precision Rifle Series
The Precision Rifle Series was created to organize a championship style point series race of the best precision rifle competitions and shooters in the nation. Scores are formulated and recorded to track the status, profile and ranking of shooters bringing more exposure to shooters and the sport alike in an effort to grow the popularity of rifle competitions and sport throughout the nation.
PRS had a successful inaugural 2012 season taking in 164 members that participated in the series events. The PRS was able to payback over $20,000 dollars to the Series Finale event to award the top shooters that made it to first ever match you had to qualify to shoot in.
In 2013, the PRS continued growing it’s base of pro and semi-pro shooters while also reaching out to the entire shooting community, starting a club level approach competition series that encourages clubs to recruit members and hold monthly matches in an organized fashion with the goal of shooting along side other clubs in a first ever Club Championship.
For 2014, the PRS will continue to reach out to any shooter who would like to take the next step from just shooting at the range or in the pasture to getting involved in the great sport and friends the PRS has to offer. Visit: http://www.precisionrifleseries.com/