Apr 17

Benchrest .22 Rimfire Metallic Silhouette

2019 Dates: May 12, Jun 9, Jul 14, Aug 11, Sep 15, Oct 13

The Jasper Rifle and Gun Club is proud to offer another new exciting shooting discipline to our list of matches available to the general public. The JRGC Benchrest .22 Rimfire Metallic Silhouette Match is a “wildcat” match, meaning it isn’t governed by a specific body like the NRA, IHMSA, etc.

This match is intended to be a fun and exciting competition, knocking metallic silhouettes off their perches at various distances using .22 rimfire rifles fired from the bench. We will make every effort to accommodate anyone who wants to try this exciting shooting sport as long as they can shoot safely.

Matches will start at 9:00am, and competitors are free to stop by and compete at their leisure. Shooting will be available until mid-afternoon or after everyone has had their fill of fun!

The initial matches will have one (1) bank of 10 targets at each of the 4 distances. As participation in this match increases, the Club will invest in additional targets and target stands to accommodate everyone.

  • Eligibility:  Open to the public, all ages (kid-friendly, under 18 with an adult). Signed JRGC Liability Waiver required.
  • Schedule: Matches will be scheduled the 2nd Sunday of each month. Setup 8:00am; Match Starts 9:00am. Competitors are free to stop by and compete at their leisure. Shooting will be available until mid-afternoon or after everyone has had their fill of fun!
  • Cost: Members $5.00 per shooter per firearm; Non-Members $10.00 for first firearm, $5.00 for each additional firearm. Juniors free with paid adult.
  • 4 Classes: (1) Benchrest-class/No Limits Rifle, (2) Hunting-class Rifle with 9-Power Maximum Scope, (3) Handgun with Optics, and (4) Handguns with Iron Sights. Bipods, front rests or front sand bags permitted. Shooter must support the rifle’s butt stock in his shoulder. 22 LR cartridges only. Any firearm damaging targets will be removed from the firing line. Eye protection and empty chamber indicators required.
  • Targets: A match consists of 40 rounds for score fired from the bench on one-fifth size standard silhouette targets as follows: (a) Ten Chicken targets at 40 meters. (b) Ten Pig targets at 60 meters. (c) Ten Turkey targets at 77 meters. (d) Ten Ram targets at 100 meters.
  • Course of Fire: Shooters will draw for starting positions. The range officer will call “shooters to the line”. At this time shooters will bring their firearm to their assigned bench. After the shooters have made the necessary preparations to their position, they will be given the command “READY”. At this time empty chamber indicators may be removed from the firearm, ammunition loaded and made ready. The “READY” period is 15 seconds long. After the “READY” period the shooters will be given the command “FIRE”. Each shooter will then have 10 minutes to fire as many sighter shots on swinger target as they feel necessary, then ten shots (one per target) for record. When the shooter completes his sighter shots he will notify his spotter that he is going for score, and will then fire one shot at each of his 10 targets. After the shooter begins his record shots no further sighter shots will be allowed.
  • Scoring: Each shooter has a bank of 10 silhouettes at which to fire, one shot at each, left to right, in order, in the appropriate time. Hits out of sequence are scored as misses; for example, the second shot hitting the third silhouette is a miss. Any shot which does not knock the proper silhouette over or from its stand will be scored a miss. “Turning” a silhouette on its stand will be counted as a miss. A perfect score will be 40 targets.
  • Spotter: This sport is best shot with a spotter. It is up to each shooter to arrange for a spotter. The spotter’s task will be to keep score, read and interpret the wind and other conditions, and then relay this information to the shooter so that they can make adjustments as necessary to get and stay on target.
  • For Additional Information: Call Kevin Haas at 812.309.0043 or visit www.jaspergunclub.com/competition/silhouette.
Apr 16

2019 JRGC Raffle Update – April 16, 2019

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Raffle Week 16 – Two (2) drawings of the 2019 JRGC Weekly Gun Raffle occurred April 16th at the clubhouse of the Jasper Rifle and Gun Club located at 2188 E Gun Club Road in Jasper.


Ruger American Wood Stock 22″ .22 Rimfire Rifle

The first drawing winner of the Ruger American Wood Stock 22″ .22 Rimfire Rifle from Jeff’s Bait and Guns is Phil K. of Jasper, Indiana, Ticket Number 7751.


Walther PPQ M2 9mm Pistol

The second drawing winner of the Walther PPQ M2 9mm Pistol from Weisheit Guns and Gear is Patrick S. of Jasper, Indiana, Ticket Number 8609.

For a list of all 2019 raffle winners go to <2019 Weekly Gun Raffle Winners>. If viewing winners page from a smartphone, please hold your phone in “landscape” mode to see all fields.

Firearm #74 – Ruger American 9mm Pistol

Only 14 more Weekly Gun Raffle tickets need sold before Firearm #74 (Ruger American 9mm Pistol) gets added to the drawing!

Since there are currently 41 firearms waiting to be drawn, for the week of April 17 – April 23, Weekly Gun Raffle tickets can be purchased for $46.00 each.

Rule 9 states, “Jasper Rifle and Gun Club reserves the right to sell any unsold raffle tickets for a future raffle date at a cost equal to the number of remaining raffle drawings times $1 plus a $5 premium. Maximum amount of $52.00 per ticket.”

The more raffle tickets we sell means more firearms get added to the draw, more chances to win! The more raffle tickets we sell means more firearms get added to the draw, more chances to win!

One additional firearm is added to the drawing after the sale of every 20 raffle tickets, so your odds at winning stay the same. Tell your family and friends to get their’s soon before they miss another raffle drawing. Raffle ticket sales end May 31, 2019.

<Download your 2019 Weekly Gun Raffle Ticket Application Here> (Download, print, complete and mail with payment to the address listed on the application. Your raffle ticket stub will be mailed to your address as listed on the Raffle Ticket Application.)

<2019 Weekly Gun Raffle Firearm List> List of firearms selected for the 2019 Raffle. One firearm is added to the draw for every 20 Weekly Gun Raffle tickets sold. List has been updated with current offerings.

<2019 Raffle Rules> Complete list of rules regarding our Weekly Gun Raffle.

<Processed Ticket Numbers> List of 2019 Weekly Gun Raffle tickets that have been received and included in the 2019 Weekly Gun Raffle. This list is updated weekly on Tuesday.

<2019 Weekly Raffle Winners> List of our winners drawn in the 2019 Weekly Gun Raffle.

2019 Weekly Gun Raffle tickets can be obtained from any JRGC members, and members at these locations in Jasper:

  • Jeff’s Bait and Guns – 482 Second Avenue
  • The Great Outdoors – 217 S US 231, Southgate Center
  • Weisheit Guns and Gear – 3510 Newton Street
  • Jasper Marathon – 1908 Newton Street
  • Winsupply, Inc. – 1139 Highway 162 South
  • Mac-A-Doo’s and Out of Bounds – 1163 Wernsing Road
  • Eck-Mundy Associates – 450 E 11th Avenue

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The JRGC Weekly Gun Raffle being conducted under Indiana Gaming Commission License Number 147585.

Apr 16

Weekly Raffle Tickets $46.00 this week!

Since there are currently 41 firearms waiting to be drawn, for the week of April 17 – April 23, Weekly Gun Raffle tickets can be purchased for $46.00 each. Rule 9 states, “Jasper Rifle and Gun Club reserves the right to sell any unsold raffle tickets for a future raffle date at a cost equal to the number of remaining raffle drawings times $1 plus a $5 premium. Maximum amount of $52.00 per ticket.”