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Weekly Updates from the Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club Juniors Team...

Lots of News! -- 5/18/2018

posted May 18, 2018, 6:09 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated May 18, 2018, 6:15 PM ]


Lot's of Straight Shootn' News!

  • Outdoor 200-yard smallbore practice at Metcalf this Sunday, 5/20/2018, at 8:00am for the Junes long-distance match.  Match Bulletin here.  See Coach Mike for Details.

  • Range Closed on Saturday May 26, 2018, for the Memorial Day holiday.

  • 200-Yard Juniors Match on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Match Bulletin here.

Spring Brings Smallbore Season

posted Apr 12, 2018, 10:13 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Apr 12, 2018, 10:17 PM ]

Outdoor Training at Field Sports Park, 200-yard Range
Last Sunday, the SCVRC Juniors practiced for two upcoming outdoor smallbore (.22) rifle events:  50-yard 3-position and 200-yard prone.  Thanks to the Juniors who participated:  Josue, Isaac, Mela, Luke and Emily.

Many thanks to Steve Reyes for arranging the range space and refurbishing the target frames.

This upcoming Sunday, 4/15/2018 @ 8:00am, we'll be practicing for the 200-yard prone match on June 10, 2018 (match bulletin will be released later this week).

If you want to practice this Sunday, let coach Brian, Nick or Mike know so we can bring equipment for you.








Saturday MQP Practice:
Same times for practice this Saturday, 4/14/2018:
  • Experts/Distinguished Experts:  8:00am - 10:00am
  • Sharpshooters:  10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Marksmen:  12:00pm - 1:30pm
Please arrive on time!

 ~ Mike Davis

www.scvrcjuniors.club | scvrc.juniors@gmail.com

Sat. 3/31/18: Vote for Team Names!

posted Mar 29, 2018, 10:17 PM by SCVRC Juniors

Saturday Hours: 
We're back to our usual rifle safety and marksmanship training schedule for this Saturday, 3/31/2018:
  • Experts/Distinguished Experts:  8:00am - 10:00am
  • Sharpshooters:  10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Marksmen:  12:00pm - 1:30pm


Select the Competition Team Name:
We'll take a final vote on this year's name for our competition team.  The five semi-finalists include:
  • Pellet Pushers
  • No Scopes
  • Air Benders
  • Bulls in the Ring
  • Led Slingers
You can vote online!

Sat. 3/3/2018 Orion Results

posted Mar 4, 2018, 10:33 AM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Mar 4, 2018, 10:35 AM ]

 
Our Experts and Distinguished Experts competed in a training match -- sporter air rifle, 3-Position -- yesterday, results were:

Rank Participant Prone Standing Kneeling Individual
1 Lee, Kylar (101) 91 - 2 64 - 0 61 - 0 216 - 2
2 Galiotto, Dylan (102) 89 - 2 45 - 0 61 - 0 195 - 2
3 Jayaraman, Abhimanyu 'AJ' (103) 80 - 1 19 - 0 72 - 0 171 - 1
4 Macias, Emily (279289) 74 - 0 39 - 0 53 - 0 166 - 0



Complete online results at the Orion Scoring Center.

Enter a Team Name -- Selection Voting on 3/17/2018

posted Mar 4, 2018, 10:03 AM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Mar 4, 2018, 10:10 AM ]

 
 

News for Saturday Training, 3/3/2018

posted Mar 1, 2018, 10:08 PM by SCVRC Juniors

Junior Program Hours Saturday
We will be having regularly scheduled rifle safety and marksmanship practice this Saturday, 3/10/2018:
  • Experts/Distinguished Experts:  8:00am - 10:00am
  • Sharpshooters:  10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Marksmen:  12:00pm - 1:30pm

We Need a New Name for Our Competition
Help name this year's competition team, bring your names to this week's practice and we will publish a list of names for people to vote on next week.  


High School Shooters, Improve Your Skills at CMP Air Rifle Clinic, June 13-15
CMP Junior Air Rifle Camps and Outreach Clinics are for high school-age athletes with at least one year of three-position air rifle competition experience.  CMP camps and clinics are designed for students who will be in grades 9 through 12 during the coming school year.

Contact Coach Mike, Brian or Nick if you're interested in participating in this year's clinic.

Dylan Wins Donut Biathlon | Losers: 4 doz. donuts

posted Feb 18, 2018, 3:34 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Feb 18, 2018, 3:42 PM ]

21 competitors, both juniors and adults, participated in yesterday's 'Donut Biathlon' -- our tribute to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Everyone had a great time, except the donuts, and this might become an annual winter event.

The course was a 100 yard lap around the extended parking lot, followed by 5 shots in prone, a second lap, five shots in standing, then a final lap.  (click on the side image for a map view.)

Event time was:  total run time + 20 second penalty per missed shot - points scored.

We saw some blazing runs and impressive shooting under stressful match conditions.

Top junior, and event winner was Dylan.

Other competitors and their places were:
  1. Nick (adult winner)
  2. Kylar
  3. Chase
  4. Sky
  5. Erik
  6. Eleanor
  7. Skyler
  8. Brian
  9. Mike
  10. Rocky
  11. AJ
  12. Stephan
  13. Josue
  14. Cody
  15. Evan
  16. Richard
  17. Chris
  18. Holly
  19. Mela
  20. Kai
Congratulations to everyone and thank you for making this such a fun and memorable event.

 Course:
 Results:


(Click on the images for a bigger view.)


Donut Biathlon! This Sat., 2/17/2018

posted Feb 13, 2018, 8:39 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 8:40 PM ]

In honor of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the SCVRC Juniors will be hosting a "Donut Biathlon" match this Saturday, 2/17/2018.

Course of Fire:
  • 1st lap (walk, jog or run) around the parking lot
  • 5 shots prone, AR-5/1 target
  • 2nd lap (walk, jog or run) around the parking lot
  • 5 shots standing, AR-5/1 target
  • 3rd lap (walk, jog or run) around the parking lot
You must walk inside the range!  Any running will incur a 30 second penalty.

Fasted time by relay wins!

Final time is calculated by total time + 10 seconds for every missed shot - total number of points scored on targets.

Relays on the hour:  9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm

First Place:  A donut
Second Place:  A donut
Third Place: A donut
Consolation prizes:  A donut

In between donuts, we'll continue to shoot for NRA Marksmanship Qualification Awards.

Orion Results, Sat. Practice & Olympic Biathlon

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:50 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 9:55 PM ]

Orion Targets from last Saturday's practice are now online; select your name to see your group sizes.

Junior Rifle Program is open for the usual hours this Saturday, 2/10/2018:
  • Experts/Distinguished Experts:  8:00am - 10:00am
  • Sharpshooters:  10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Marksmen:  12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Olympics begin this Friday, 2/9/2018.  Watch the Biathlon events to see precision .22 marksmanship combined with high speed cross-country skiing.  Amazing marksmanship!

Saturday Juniors, 1/27/2018, @ Usual Times

posted Jan 25, 2018, 10:08 PM by SCVRC Juniors   [ updated Jan 25, 2018, 10:10 PM ]

Junior Rifle Program is open for the usual hours this Saturday, 1/27/2018:
  • Experts/Distinguished Experts:  8:00am - 10:00am
  • Sharpshooters:  10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Marksmen:  12:00pm - 1:30pm
Please arrive on time!


Coaches Corner:
Our advance shooters are still working on advanced sighting skills.  This week, we'll learn about calling your shots and do a couple training exercises.

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