2018 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships

Date: March 23-25, 2018
Location: Ft Benning, GA

2018 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships Attention all 2018 Nationals participants: The NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships will take place at Fort Benning, March 23-25. On March 23rd, registration and practice will take place. On March 24th we will host the Smallbore Rifle Championships. On March 25, we will host the Air Rifle Championships and the Awards Ceremony and Banquet. The host hotel will be The DoubleTree Hotel, Columbus Please bring all of the above forms with you. We look forward to seeing you at the Nationals!

IMPORTANT! MUST READ!: There will be no preliminary check-in for the Nationals Qualifiers this year.

All visitors for this event must follow Fort Benning gate access procedures. Visitors to Fort Benning without a common access card (CAC card), Military ID, Military Dependent ID, or Automated Installation Entry Card need to arrive first at a Visitor Control Center (VCC) for a background check. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY. The preferred gate or VCC to use when accessing the installation for this event 185 Main Gate / VCC. While attending this event, it is not necessary to register your weapons. It is important to LEAVE ALL FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION IN YOUR VEHICLE when checking in at the VCC or entering the gate. It is recommended to plan for at least 10 minutes per person per check-in.

There are NO concealed or open carry of firearms permitted on Fort Benning. It does not matter who you are or what government agency you work for. You are NOT authorized to have a concealed or open carry weapon, unless you are carrying a letter from the Fort Benning Command that specifically gives you personal authorization. Firearms may be temporarily transported in your vehicle to the Multi-Gun competition. Transportation must be from offpost or the on-post hotel directly to the range and back off-post or the on-post hotel. You cannot go sightseeing on Fort Benning with a firearm in your vehicle.

Firearms must be transported in a case (gun socks not permitted), unloaded with ammunition stored separately from the weapon. Ammunition cannot be in the case with the firearm or within any pocket of the case.

Firearms must not be visible from the exterior of the vehicle.

Under no circumstances may an uncased firearm be transported under or behind a seat or in a glove compartment, console, seat pouch or similar location. Firearms should be transported in the trunk of vehicles or in the backseat of trucks.

Required Identification

To receive entry to Fort Benning, everyone 16 and older must have one form of identification on the list below and have a NCIC III background check to enter Fort Benning.

  • State Drivers License
  • U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card
  • Personal Identification Verification Card issued by the federal government
  • Personal Identification Verification-Interoperable Card issued by the federal government
  • U.S. military ID
  • Veterans Health Identification Card
  • DHS Trusted Traveler Card
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential
  • Merchant Mariner Card
  • State Department drivers license
  • Border Crossing Card (DSP-150)
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550)
  • Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551)
  • Foreign passport with a temporary (1-551) stamp or temporary (I-551) printed notation on a machine readable immigrant visa
  • U.S. Refugee Travel Document with photo (Form I-571) or Re-enter Form (I-327)
  • Employment authorization document that contains a photograph (Form I-766)

Overview of the Championship

This championship will include NRA College Rifle Clubs, ROTC Teams, and independent shooters.

The purpose of this championship is to determine the National Collegiate Rifle Club Individual and Team Champions, and ROTC Individual and Team Champions.

The championship will feature Smallbore Rifle and Air Rifle competitions, Training Summits for all participants and coaches, and an opportunity for coaches and shooters to meet others in the sport they may not usually see during the regular season.

Invitations to the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships

Qualifications for an invitation to the Championship are determined from minimum qualifying scores fired in the 2017 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Sectionals held throughout the U.S. between January and February 2017.

Individual MQS: Smallbore Rifle - 450 Air Rifle - 495
Team MQS: Smallbore Rifle - 1800 Air Rifle - 1980

For eligibility requirements, please read the program.

It is the hope of the NRA Collegiate Program that the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship will grow and strengthen the competitive rifle teams on campuses across the nation. All collegiate rifle clubs are urged to shoot in the Intercollegiate Sectionals in hopes of qualifying.

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