2014 NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships Program
The dates for the 2014 NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships have been established. The Championships will be held on the Wa Ke De’ Rifle Range, Bristol IN, in July. The dates are as follows:
||Metric 3-Position Championship
(July 13 is a practice day)
||Conventional 3-Position Championship
||Wakefield International Postal Team Match, Drew Cup, and Made In America
||Conventional Prone Championship
(afternoon of July 18 is a practice day)
||Randle & Dewar International Postal Team Matches, Whistler Boy, and the Mentor Match
||Metric Prone Championship
(afternoon of the 23rd is for prone practice)
The Metric Awards Ceremonies will have a BBQ on the range for competitors, families and staff. Cost of the BBQ is included in the competitor's entry fee. Tickets for family and other individuals will be available at the range.
The Conventional Awards Ceremonies will take place at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus Conference Center to include a sit-down dinner. The cost of the dinner is included in the competitor's entry fee, and tickets will be available at the range for family and other individuals up to the capacity of 280.
Registration for the NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championship will begin April 1. Competitors can register online or by calling 703-267-1475 or 703-267-1465. The Metric Championship is limited to only 200 competitors for prone and 200 competitors for position. The Conventional Championship is limited to 300 competitors each for the 3-Position and Prone Championships. Competitors will receive their squadding after registration and payment of entry fee; a confirmation will be sent confirming registration and squadding. Please note that there will be no special squadding. Shooters who wish to shoot near each other must register together.
Located just 10 minutes away from Elkhart, IN, the Wa Ke De’ Rifle Range is located on Highway 120 just a mile and a half east of Bristol. Nestled within pine trees, the range boasts 100 covered firing points laid out on an asphalt firing line.
Several major hotels and restaurants are just minutes away from the range. The local area has a lively Amish community with many shops for enjoyment. There are several golf courses and theme parks in the area. You can find more information at www.amishcountry.org.
The Baymont Inn & Suites, 3010 Brittany Court, Elkhart, IN 46514 (574-264-7222) is the host hotel for the National Smallbore Rifle Championships.
The NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championship programs will be available online on March 1. Please contact HQ Moody, NRA National Rifle Manager, 703-267-1475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions or comments.
The National Rifle Association appreciates the support of all of our 2014 sponsors!
Remington is the title sponsor of the 2014 NRA National Matches.
St. Joseph Valley Rifle & Pistol Association
St. Joseph Valley Rifle & Pistol Association is leasing the Wa Ke De’ range, and all of the range facilities, to the NRA for the 2014 National Championships. In addition, St. Joseph Valley will provide an on-site coordinator for the duration of the Championships to support the matches.
The Candlewood Suites Hotel has given competitors a sizeable discount on their rooms for the 2014 National Smallbore Rifle Championships.
Baymont Inn & Suites
The Baymont Inn & Suites in Elkhart, Indiana, is the headquarters hotel for the 2014 National Smallbore Rifle Matches. Competitors' rooms will be given a discount.
National Target Company
National Target Company has donated $1000 to the Championships.
Mario's will be providing daily lunches -- available for purchase -- on the range as well as catering our Metric Championships Awards Ceremony Banquets.