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Author Topic: ASC FT Match Notices and Results  (Read 7708 times - 1 votes) 
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Next ASC FT Match in Mansfield TX is November 21
« Reply #60 on: November 04, 2020, 05:14:57 PM »
Hey all,
ASC will have our next FT match on Saturday November 21, 2020 (the 3rd Saturday of the month). This match will be 60 shots using 3 targets per lane. The start time will be 10:00am to allow time for it to warm up a little. The only reason I will cancel the match is if it is raining (drizzle doesnít count).

As per our last match in October and other FT matches, we will follow COVID guidelines for this match, so please adhere to these if you wish to participate:
∑      Follow social distancing guidelines from Tarrant County and the State of Texas before, during and after shooting.
∑      We prefer that you wear a mask while at the range, if not for your protection then to protect others.
∑      I have a bottle of hand sanitizer, but please bring your own just in case.
∑      We will have one shooter per lane unless more than 15 show up, and then we will have 2 shooters per lane.  You will be on your honor to record your scores appropriately if shooting solo. Maintain distance while shooting and scoring.
∑      No water or snacks or lunch will be provided, bring your own.

Gates will open at 7:30 for sight in and sign up.
Safety meeting at 9:45. Rifle match to start at 10:00.
All rifles must be in a case or rifle carrier when moving between lanes.
Please note that it is a club rule that all shooters wear appropriate EYE protection. We don't have extras so remember to bring your own.

ASC Members $5, non-Members $10

Arlington Sportsmanís Club is located at: 11500 County Road 525, Mansfield, TX 76063(Also called Lillian Road)
Jeff Cloud
ASC FT Match Director
jeff-cloud@utexas.edu
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ASC November 2020 FT Match Results
« Reply #61 on: November 21, 2020, 11:19:24 PM »
This was our next to last match for 2020.  We had to move it forward one week as is the tradition, because the normal 4thSaturday match schedule falls just after Thanksgiving.  Based on feedback from last month, I turned up the Troyer rating for this match to challenge the shooters a little bit.  Terry painted and organized the targets and then we spent part of Friday setting all of them out and arranging them in challenging positions for the shooters the next day.
There were 8 lucky shooters at the match on Saturday morning, and it was I must say a perfect fall day in Texas with temps in the 70ís.  This match used all 10 of the lanes in our wooded 3D archery course with 3 targets per lane including the offhand and kneeling lanes.  The average Troyer was 32.2, SD 6.87, Avg Dist 29.8 yds, and Avg KZ 1.03Ē.  Terry and I placed many targets in locations that required the shooter to fire through and between trees, under and through dark branches and barrels, and also required them to relocate their seating position to shoot at all 3 targets on a lane.  To get to 32 Troyer, I chose to use many targets with small KZís rather than longer distances, but I did put a kneeling target out at 43 yards just to be devious.
At the end of the match, I finished with the match high score of 56/60 in WFTF PCP.  Faisal Khan finished 1st in Hunter PCP with a 54/60, besting Terry Vanpool who was oh so close with a 53/60 and Paul Kocurek with a 49/60.  Eric Pianori finished 1st in Hunter Piston with a 37/90 and Scott Cotton finished 2nd with a 27/60.  Vance Lowe finished 1st in Open PCP with 52/60 and Cliff Montgomery finished 2nd with a 41/60.   View the full list of all competitorsí scores and equipment below.
Once again, for all of you that couldnít make it out this time, I want you to know that we maintain social distancing while shooting and take other precautions to keep everyone safe.  If there is anything missing or something that could be improved for an upcoming match, please let me know.  Iíd like to invite any of you reading this out to shoot and try field target even if you donít own an air rifle, because we have some to loan you to shoot with.  Just let me know ahead of time and we can plan for you to shoot with someone experienced.  Weíd love to have you join us.  We will have our next match the 3rd Saturday in December (19th) instead of the normal 4th Saturday due to Christmas.

See you at the next match,
Jeff Cloud
Field Target Match Director
Arlington Sportsmanís Club
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ASC FT Match January 23, 2021
« Reply #62 on: January 16, 2021, 02:56:12 PM »
Good morning everyone,

ASC will have our next FT match on Saturday January 23, 2021 (the 3rd Saturday of the month). This match will be 60 shots using 3 targets per lane. The start time will be 10:00am to allow time for it to warm up a little. The only reason I will cancel the match is if it is raining (drizzle doesnít count), or if I get little to no response for attendance from yaíll.  There is a chance of rain all week, ending on Saturday and Iíll keep a close eye on that.  Our recent changes to the shooting boxes with gravel mean that we can shoot even if the ground is wet. 

As per our recent FT matches, we will follow COVID guidelines for this match, so please adhere to these if you wish to participate:
∑      Follow social distancing guidelines from Tarrant County and the State of Texas before, during and after shooting.
∑      We prefer that you wear a mask while at the range, if not for your protection then to protect others.
∑      I have a bottle of hand sanitizer, but please bring your own just in case.
∑      We will have one shooter per lane unless more than 15 show up, and then we will have 2 shooters per lane.  You will be on your honor to record your scores appropriately if shooting solo. Maintain distance while shooting and scoring.

Gates will open at 7:30 for sight in and sign up.
Safety meeting at 9:45. Rifle match to start at 10:00am.
All rifles must be in a case or rifle carrier when moving between lanes.
Please note that it is a club rule that all shooters wear appropriate EYE protection. We don't have extras so remember to bring your own.

ASC Members $5, non-Members $10

Arlington Sportsmanís Club is located at: 11500 County Road525, Mansfield, TX 76063(Also called Lillian Road)

PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS POIST IF YOU INTEND TO COME SHOOT WITH US.

Thanks very much and look forward to shooting with you,
Jeff Cloud
FT Match Director
jeff-cloud@utexas.edu
817-360-0611
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FT Match Report Arlington Sportsmanís Club 01/23/2021
Welcome to our first match for 2021! As it turns out, this is the first match in over a month for North Texas due to cancelations for holidays and the weather.  I could tell many folks were itching to shoot, because we had 13 shooters today from as far away as Tulsa and Boerne, even though the forecast was for cold and drizzly weather.   Everyone was thankful that the weather didnít turn out as bad as had been predicted.  This match used 10 of the 15 lanes in our wooded 3D archery course with 3 targets per lane including the offhand and kneeling lanes. The average Troyer was 29.4, SD 4.97, Avg Dist 28.0 yds, and Avg KZ 1.03Ē again. Once again, Terry, Scott and I placed many targets in locations that required the shooter to fire through and between trees, under and through dark branches and barrels, and also required them to relocate their seating position to shoot at all 3 targets on a lane.  The two standing shots at 11 and 15 yards on targets with 5/8Ē KZís elicited lots of comments from shooters.  On this same lane, shooters had to shoot the 1st target through a crook in a tree, then move to the right and shoot the 2nd and 3rdtargets through and over some ground cover.
At the end of the match, I finished with the match high score of 57/60 in WFTF PCP again. Ron Robinson finished 1st in Hunter PCP with a 52/60, besting Terry Vanpool with a 47/60 and Dave Cole from Tulsa with a 45/60. Mark Welker, also from Tulsa, finished 1st in Hunter Piston with a 45/60 and Eric Pianori finished 2nd with a clse 42/60.  View the full list of all competitorsí scores and equipment below.
Once again, for all of you that couldnít make it out this time, I want you to know that we maintain social distancing while shooting and take other precautions to keep everyone safe. If there is anything missing or something that could be improved for an upcoming match, please let me know. Iíd like to invite any of you reading this out to shoot and try field target even if you donít own an air rifle, because we have some to loan you to shoot with. Just let me know ahead of time and we can plan for you to shoot with someone experienced. Weíd love to have you join us. We will have our next match the 4th Saturday in February (27th).
See you at the next match,
Jeff Cloud
Field Target Match Director
Arlington Sportsmanís Club
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March Field Target Match at ASC is Saturday 27th
« Reply #64 on: March 21, 2021, 10:38:15 PM »
Good evening everyone,
The March Field Target match at ASC will be this next Saturday March 27, 2021 as usual on the 4th Saturday of the month. Many people are getting vaccinated and the Governor has lifted the mask mandate, so I really hope that I will see many of my old friends back out at the range for a match.  If youíve been keeping up with my match reports, you should see that we are striving to maintain social distancing while shooting to minimize the risk of Covid transmission.

This match will be 60 shots using 3 targets per lane. The start time will be 10:00am.

As per our recent FT matches, we will follow COVID guidelines for this match, so please adhere to these if you wish to participate:

  • Follow social distancing guidelines from Tarrant County and the State of Texas before, during and after shooting.
  • You are encouraged to wear a mask, but that is not a requirement.
Gates will open at 8:00 for sight in and sign up.
Safety meeting at 9:45. Rifle match to start at 10:00am.
All rifles must be in a case or rifle carrier when moving between lanes.
Please note that it is a club rule that all shooters wear appropriate EYE protection. We don't have extras so remember to bring your own.

ASC Members $5, non-Members $10

Arlington Sportsmanís Club is located at: 11500 County Road525, Mansfield, TX 76063(Also called Lillian Road)


Please respond to me if you intend to participate so that I have an accurate count.
Thanks very much and look forward to shooting with you,
Jeff Cloud
817-360-0611
Jeff-cloud@utexas.edu
« Last Edit: March 21, 2021, 10:47:02 PM by Cloud 9 »
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Beeman HW97K Blue .177 "The Blue Max"
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Air Arms Pro Sport .177 Walnut
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1949 Sheridan Sporter "B"
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ASC March FT Match Results
« Reply #65 on: March 28, 2021, 11:28:05 PM »
FT Match Report Arlington Sportsmanís Club 03/27/2021
The March FT match was the largest one, with 16 shooters, since January of 2020!  Friends are coming back to join us for matches now that theyíve got their COVID vaccinations and Texas has lifted the mask mandate.  It sure made me smile to see so many friends gathered together (no closer than 6 feet!) doing something we all love.  John Tafoya (JT) from Kennedy TX joined us in his second FT match.  John shoots Silhouette, Extreme FT, NRL, and other things with his airguns, but recently caught the FT bug.  Welcome JT, and we hope to see you often.  This match used 10 of the 15 lanes in our wooded 3D archery course with 3 targets per lane including the offhand and kneeling lanes.  In preparation for the Cajun Grand Prix match in April, I increased the average Troyer to 33.0, SD 5.43, Avg Dist 32.6 yds, and Avg KZ 1.07Ē. Once again, Terry, Scott and I placed many targets in locations that required the shooter to fire through and between trees, under and through dark branches and barrels, and also required them to relocate their seating position to shoot at all 3 targets on a lane. I also placed some targets in shaded areas, one of them in a completely dark barrel, to replicate lanes from the Cajuns.  I heard more than a few complaints about the dark target and not being able to see it, and that meant I had done my job.  The first kneeling shots at 14 yards on a target with 5/8Ē KZís also elicited lots of comments from shooters. 
At the end of the match, we gathered under the awning to write down the scores and commiserate on the difficulty of the course.  Ron Robinson finished 1st in Hunter PCP with a 46/56, besting Terry Vanpool with a 43/56 and Jim Clarke with a 40/56. Faisal Kahn finished 1st in Hunter Piston with a 27/56,  Cliff Montgomery finished 1st in WFTF Piston with a 25/56, I finished 1st in WFTF PCP with a 33.56, and finally Mike Vredenburg finished 1st in Open PCP and Overall High score of 48/56 after having not shot his air rifle in over 1 year. Amazing shooting Mike! View the full list of all competitorsí scores and equipment below.
Once again, for all of you that couldnít make it out this time, I want you to know that we maintain social distancing while shooting and take other precautions to keep everyone safe. If there is anything missing or something that could be improved for an upcoming match, please let me know. Iíd like to invite any of you reading this out to shoot and try field target even if you donít own an air rifle, because we have some to loan you to shoot with. Just let me know ahead of time and we can plan for you to shoot with someone experienced. Weíd love to have you join us. We will have our next match the 4th Saturday in April (24th).

See you at the next match,
Jeff Cloud
Field Target Match Director
Arlington Sportsmanís Club
  • DFW TX
Cloud 9
Beeman HW97K Blue .177 "The Blue Max"
Beeman HW97K Lukas Parsley FT Stock
Whiscombe JW50 Mk2
Air Arms Pro Sport .177 Walnut
RAW TM1000
1947,1948,1949,1951 Sheridan Super Grade "A"
1949 Sheridan Sporter "B"
1950, 1963 Sheridan Silver Streak
1969 Sheridan Blue Streak
1955 Benjamin 312

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ASC FT Match this Saturday April 24
« Reply #66 on: April 20, 2021, 02:36:40 PM »
Good evening everyone,
 

 The April Field Target match at ASC will be this next Saturday April 24, 2021 as usual on the 4th Saturday of the month.  At the last two FT matches in DFW, I've seen many shooters and friends return to competition that I havenít seen in about a year.   I encourage all of you who havenít been out in a while to come and join us in our next socially distanced event this weekend.
This match will be 60 shots using 3 targets per lane. The start time will be 9:30am.
As per our recent FT matches, we will follow COVID guidelines for this match, so please adhere to these if you wish to participate:
 
  • Follow social distancing guidelines from Tarrant County and the State of Texas before, during and after shooting. You may wear a mask, but that is not a requirement.

 Gates will open at 7:30 for sight in and sign up.
 Safety meeting at 9:15. Rifle match to start at 9:30am.
 All rifles must be in a case or rifle carrier when moving between lanes.
 Please note that it is a club rule that all shooters wear appropriate EYE protection. We don't have extras so remember to bring your own.
 
 ASC Members $5, non-Members $10
 
 Arlington Sportsmanís Club is located at: 11500 County Road525, Mansfield, TX 76063(Also called Lillian Road)

Please respond to me if you intend to participate so that I have an accurate count.
Thanks very much and look forward to shooting with you,
Jeff Cloud
Match Director
  • DFW TX
Cloud 9
Beeman HW97K Blue .177 "The Blue Max"
Beeman HW97K Lukas Parsley FT Stock
Whiscombe JW50 Mk2
Air Arms Pro Sport .177 Walnut
RAW TM1000
1947,1948,1949,1951 Sheridan Super Grade "A"
1949 Sheridan Sporter "B"
1950, 1963 Sheridan Silver Streak
1969 Sheridan Blue Streak
1955 Benjamin 312