Night Artillery Match approved for the 125th Nationals
Below is a list of detailsfor this special event, will need “buy in” from the host staff for their time.Will also need people to donate flares and 30 (1) gallon plastic milk jugs.Smoothbores/Howitzers will compete together and Rifles/Rifle Howitzers willcompete together.
15 CANNONS WILL BE USED FORTHIS SPECIAL EVENT. Each Regional Commander shall appoint 1 primary cannon andone back-up cannon from their region. The last two positions shall be appointedby the National Artillery Officer. If a Region cannot supply a cannon, theNational Artillery Officer shall make these appoints. All appoints shall besubmitted in writing to the Executive Secretary no later than February 24,2012. This event will be at 100 yards with the firing lined moved from 200yards to 100 yards. Each cannon will fire 5 rounds and the targets are asfollows; two 1 gallon water filled plastic milk jugs and 1 100 yard musketbull’s eye target. Each Cannon must break the two gallon water filled plasticmilk jugs first and place the remaining shots in the 100 yard musket target.The 100 yard musket target will be the tie breaker. All N-SSA rules will beenforced. There will be no entry fee however a donation to the Ruitans or FireDept/Rescue Squad would be greatly appreciated.
Awards will be as follows:
Smoothbores/Howitzers: 6plaques for 1st place. Donated by Jamie West, Rob West & ErnestJackson
Rifles/Rifle Howitzers: 6plaques for 1st place. Donated by Jamie West, Rob West & ErnestJackson
Patches: Each cannon team will receive 6 special patches. Donated byJames C West.