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Contact: Steve White


Phone: 505-320-3048


Contact: Greg Cresswell


Phone: 505-320-3039


E-mail: air@sjwf.org


Equipment for the Airgun Leagues has been provided through grants received from the NRA Foundation.

 

The Airgun Leagues consist of two types, Air Rifle and Air Pistol. The Airgun Bullseye Leagues will be conducted indoors and will held year-round. The Airgun Silhouette Leagues will be held outdoors and will be held during Daylight Saving months. There is a possibility for participating in four different leagues. Sporter Air Rifle, Air Rifle Silhouette, Progressive Position Pistol and Air Pistol Silhouette.

 

The Youth Airgun League is recruiting shooters for the summer league. The league will meet on Mondays for 10 weeks starting July 10th through September 11th. New shooters that have not attended all five hours of classroom instruction must attend the Airgun Operation and Safety course from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on July 10th before they will be allowed to shoot at the range. The remaining three hours of instruction will be conducted during the first hour of the next three Monday evenings and begins at 6:00 P.M.  The participants should arrive at 6:30 P.M. at the San Juan Wildlife Federation club house and indoor range for setup. Match shooting will begin at 7 P.M. 

 

The Ranges Rules must be read prior to the first meeting and the Participant Indemnity and Release must be printed and signed by the shooters' parent or guardian prior to the first meeting.  Indemnity and Release Agreement .

 

Contact Steve White, 505-320-3048 or Greg Cresswell, 505-320-3039 or e-mail to air@sjwf.org, for more information.
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The summer league for the Airgun League starts July 10th, 2023 and ends on September 11th, 2023. Here is the link to register: Register  




 


SPORTER AIR RIFLE LEAGUE

 

The Sporter Air Rifle League will consist of three divisions, Junior, Intermediate and Sub-junior. The Junior Division consists of eligible participants from 18 to 20 years old. The Intermediate division of 15 to 17 years old. The Sub-junior of 8 to 14 years old. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. The description of Sporter Air Rifle competition, qualifications, equipment specifications, etc. can be obtained from the NRA web site by clicking Here to obtain the official NRA rule book. Participants may use air rifles provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation or may choose to use their own air rifle as long as it complies with the specifications in the Sporter Air Rifle Position Rule Book. Here . Pellets and targets will be provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation. The primary target system used is the Athena Electronic Scoring System consisting of an electronic target and competitor monitor for each shooting lane. The matches are held on Monday evenings each week. The 3-position Stage Skill course of fire consists of 10 pellets fired from prone, standing, and kneeling positions. Ten to fifteen minutes will be allowed for each position. Five minutes will be allowed for shooting sighters and five minutes will be allowed for each change of position.  Fees: $5.00 per match. Download a printable signup sheet Here. To download a printable League and Safety Instruction Syllabus go Here.

AIR RIFLE SILHOUETTE LEAGUE

 

The Air Rifle Silhouette League will consist of three divisions, Junior, Intermediate and Sub-junior. The Junior Division consists of eligible participants from 18-20 years old. The Intermediate division of 15-17 year olds. The Sub-junior of 8-14 year olds. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. The description of Air Rifle Silhouette competition, qualifications, equipment specifications, etc. can be obtained from the NRA web site by clicking here to obtain the official NRA Silhouette Rifle Rules book. Participants may use air rifles provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation or may choose to use their own air rifle as long as it complies with the specifications in the NRA Silhouette Rifle Rules book for Sporter air rifle.  The Rule Book can be found Here.  Pellets and targets will be provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation. Targets to be used are NRA approved 1/8" thick rolled steel, scaled chicken, turkey, pigs and rams. Dates and times for matches are TBD. Currently, sign-up for this league is to gauge interest in establishing such a league. If there is enough interest, those who sign-up will be contacted to determine dates and times of the league matches.  Fees: $5.00 per match. Download printable signup sheet Here.  To down the printable League and Safety Instruction Syllabus go Here.

PROGRESSIVE POSITION PISTOL LEAGUE

 

The Progressive Position Pistol is a bullseye league that complies with the NRA International Air Pistol rules.  The League will consist of three divisions, Junior, Intermediate and Sub-junior. The Junior Division consists of eligible participants from 18-20 years old. The Intermediate division of 15-17 year olds. The Sub-junior of 12-14 year olds. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants younger than 12 years old will be considered on a case by case basis and depends on the shooters ability to hold and control the air pistol. The Progressive Position Pistol course of fire consists of 10 pellets fired at three to four sets of targets. Fifteen minutes will be allowed for each set of targets. Five minutes will be allowed for scoring of each set of targets and five minutes will be allowed for each change of position. Participants may use air pistols provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation or may choose to use their own air pistol as long as it complies with the specifications in the Progressive Position Pistol Rule Book. Pellets, targets and shooting equipment are be provided by the San Juan Wildlife Federation. Targets to be used are NRA approved B-40 for both practice and scoring. Dates and times for matches are the same as for those of the Sporter Air Rifle matches. Fees: $5.00 per match. Download printable signup sheet Here. To download the printable League and Safety Instruction Syllabus go Here .

AIR PISTOL SILHOUETTE LEAGUE

 

The Air Pistol Silhouette is a silhouette league similar to the Air Rifle Silhouette League only shot with pistols at shorter distances. The rules may be downloaded  Here . The league will consist of three divisions, Junior, Intermediate and Sub-junior. The Junior Division consists of eligible participants from 18-20 years old. The Intermediate division of 15-17 year olds. The Sub-junior of 13-14 year olds. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Younger participants will be considered on a case by case basis and depends on the shooters ability to hold and control the air pistol. Dates and times for matches are TBD. The Air Pistol Silhouette League will most likely meet and shoot with the Air Rifle Silhouette League at an outdoor range. Currently, sign-up for this league is to gauge interest in establish such a league. If there is enough interest, those who sign-up will be contacted to determine dates and times of the league matches.  Fees: $5.00 per match. To download printable signup sheet Here. To download the printable League and Safety Instructions Syllabus go Here.