Holton Gun & Bow Club
EVENT: InterClub 15 Egg Shoot
How a match is run
Gun and Bow Club sponsors egg shoots from time to time throughout
the year in conjunction with Fox Lake Club. This page describes
the event. The club calendar shows the date and time for the
features 15 eggs shot @ 100yds from the Bench. We utilize the big
range for Interclub Egg Shoots. On the big range the relays may
have up to 10 shooters. Scores are posted during the shoot with
the club scoring minimum of 8 shooters hitting 15 eggs winning.
If both clubs score at least 8 shooters hitting 15 eggs, the
match is a tie.
shoots divided between Fox Lake and Holton clubs will be held
during the summer. A travelling trophy will go with the season
winner. In case of a tie a shoot off will be held to determine
draw will occur at 0800 day of the shoot. This assigns benches
and relays. Latecomers will be assigned the first empty
bench/relay. No sign in after 0930, or by the time the first
relay has finished. Shooters will rotate after 5 eggs. After the
1st relay the group will start over for relay 2. After
5 more eggs the 3rd relay will shoot completing the 15
blocks are the only cartridge holders allowed on the bench during
the relay. 5 shells for sighters, 5 for eggs. No ammo boxes or
loose ammo allowed on the bench.
- Firearm permitted:
Rimfire: 22LR, no limitations on the gun nor sight
The front of the rifle may
be supported by a rest, bi-pod, sandbags etc..
There rear of the rifle must
be supported by the shooters non-trigger hand (unaltered
gloves, shooting mitts, are allowed).
The hand must be in contact
with the bench & under the rear of the rifles butt
Cost: $6.00 per entry
COURSE of FIRE
- Once the relay has been
announced, and the range has been made hot, the shooter may
bring his rifle from the rack to his chosen bench. Once the
shooter and rifle are made ready on the firing line, the
shooter may take from zero to 5 sight-in shots (5 is the max)
on a paper target in the lane near the eggs.
- When the shooter has finished
sighting, he shall call out “eggs” to the range master. The next 5 shots
must go only to the eggs (no more shots on the paper target
after eggs are called).
- Permitted: 1 shot per Egg.
- Immediately following the last
egg shot, the shooter shall make the gun safe and return it to
the rack. After the other shooters have finished, all other
equipment and brass may be removed from the bench.
- When everyone on the relay is
done, the range will be made safe and a scorer will go down
range to score the hits & replace broken eggs for the next
relay. (The egg shell must
at least be cracked to count as a hit. No points for gray lead
marks without a crack!)
- Following scoring and range preparation, the range will
go hot and the next relay of shooters may start their course of