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Varmint Rifle Fun Shoot

Saturday, Morning, March 9th
(Note date is changed from date announced in the newsletter.)

at the New River 1 desert shooting spot

All targets will be reactive, and at unknown distances, simulating a real varmint shoot. We will take one shot each, and score every shot.

Due to the ongoing ammo shortage, for shots at less than 350 yards, you will need to use a .22 CF rifle (.222, .223, ,22-250, etc.) For longer shots, calibers up to 7mm Mag will be allowed.
No FMJ or tracer ammo!

Bring your most-accurate centerfire rifle(s), at least fifty (50) rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection, a chair, and your own refreshments. Shade is your option. Binoculars are a ‘must bring’ as well. Be there early enough to have your setup done and begin firing at 8:00 AM. The event will end no later than 11:00 AM.

Since the location is in the desert, you need to also bring your own bench, or bi-pod, or at least cross-sticks.

No Entry Fee.
Guests are welcome to participate.

No prizes awarded,
Bring your own refreshments.

Directions to New River 1: Exit I-17 at the New River Road Exit. Go southwest on New River Road for .3 miles. Turn right (north). After .1 miles, road will turn to the northwest and soon turn to dirt. Follow dirt road until it hits the pipeline road .5 miles after the northwest turn. Turn right on the pipeline road and follow it to the northeast for about 1 mile. Look for an abandoned white cement culvert box on the left side. Turn left at GPS coordinates N33 55.689' W112 08.933'. Follow jeep track north, then west for .55 miles to GPS coordinates N33 55.736' W112 09.180'. A high clearance vehicle will be required.

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