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Field Target Match - Southeast PA in Fairless Hills, PA - Sunday 7/16/2017

July 6 2017 at 2:18 PM
Larry Bowne  (Login PA_plinker)

The Falls Township Rifle and Pistol Association in Fairless Hills PA (Philadelphia suburb) will be holding our second Field Target match of the 2017 season on Sunday 7/16/2017. The course is laid out on the lakeside trails of the club’s 3D archery course. We’ve planned an interesting course by going back to a couple of seldom used lane locations plus we’ve picked new target sites for previously utilized lanes in keeping with our goal of making each match a unique event. The course features more long targets than ever with 1/3 of them sited at 40 yards or better. Despite the long distances we’ve used many large kill zones to keep the difficulty at a reasonable level. There will be plenty of targets that even novice and new shooters should be able to take down along with challenging lanes and targets for the more experienced entrants. We certainly look forward to seeing all our regulars, urge them to bring a friend and invite anyone interested in Field Target to join us for some FT fun.

The full season match program with all details is pasted in below.

Larry Bowne for
The Field Target Committee at FTRPA

Falls Township Rifle and Pistol Assn.
2017 Field Target Schedule
354 Newbold Road, Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania
DATES: May 21st, July 16th, September 17th & November 19th. (The third Sunday of the month.)
CLASSES: AAFTA: PCP & Spring Piston, WFTF: PCP & Spring Piston, Hunter, Off-Hand Rifle and Pistol.
(additional non-AAFTA classes available).
RULES: A 20 Foot Pound Maximum applies to all rifles; A 12 Foot Pound Maximum applies to all pistols. Current AAFTA rules apply to both Rifle and Pistol.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all shooters. Both club members and non-members.
FEES: $8.00 for Rifle $5.00 for Pistol $12.00 for Rifle and Pistol
TIME: Sight-in and practice 8:00 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Registration is from 8:00 A.M. until 9:15 A.M. The match begins at 9:30 A.M.
PROGRAM: Rifle: The match will consist of 30 targets, two shots each. Distances will be from 10 to 55 yards.
Pistol: The match will consist of 20 targets, two shots each. Distances will be 10 to 35 yards.
You may use open or optical sights. Tie breaker targets will be used for both rifle and pistol, if a tie exists.
Rifle and Pistol matches will be shot concurrently. If a shooter opts to shoot both rifle and pistol, they will shoot pistol first and then rifle at each lane.
Sodas and water are available at the Archery club house. The match will be shot straight through with no lunch break. Food will not be served. You may bring your lunch and eat in the clubhouse after completing the match if you desire.
AWARDS: Awards will be based on raw scores. Awards will be given for all classes. Prizes will be awarded after the matches as soon as the scores are tallied. Please Note: If there are insufficient shooters in a given class the match director may consolidate classes at their discretion.
DIRECTIONS: From Rte 1 (freeway) south (from Trenton): Take Rte 1 South to Rte 13 South (Tullytown – Bristol). This is just past Snipes Nursery in Morrisville. Take Lower Morrisville Rd exit (only a few hundred yards after entering Rte 13). At end of ramp make a right onto Lower Morrisville Rd (This will become Newbold Road). FTRPA is on the left side of the road approximately 7/10th of a mile from the exit ramp.
From Rte 1 (freeway) North: Take Rte 1 North to exit for Rte 13 South (Tullytown – Bristol). Take exit for Lower Morrisville Rd shortly after entering Rte 13. At end of ramp make a right onto Lower Morrisville Rd (This will become Newbold Road). FTRPA is on the left side of the road approximately 7/10th of a mile from the exit ramp.
From Calhoun Street Bridge: Take Calhoun Street Bridge into Pennsylvania. Go through light at end of bridge onto Trenton Avenue. Go 1.4 miles on Trenton Avenue and make left onto Rte 13. This is the 4th light after the light at the bridge and there is a Planet Fitness on the corner. Proceed on Rte 13 South for 1 mile to the Lower Morrisville Road exit. At end of ramp make a right onto Lower Morrisville Rd (This will become Newbold Road). FTRPA is on the left side of the road approximately 7/10th of a mile from the exit ramp .
MATCH DIRECTORS: Rich Bassett, Telephone: 215-942-7955, E-Mail wa2gtj@aol.com, Jim Wilcox, Telephone: 215-443-9631, E-Mail: jimmarie62@comcast.net

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