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Buffalo rifle match Oct. 18 at Yellowstone Rifle Club

Buffalo rifle match Oct. 18 at Yellowstone Rifle Club

Buffalo rifle match

There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.

The event is open to original and replica big-bore, breech-loading, single-shot and lever-action rifles representative of the years 1865 to 1900. There are eight targets ranging from 190 to 700 yards, six shots per target. Lead bullets only; black, black substitutes and smokeless powders are allowed. 

The fee is $10, and the sight-in period is from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Shooting begins at 10 a.m. with a lunch break midway through the match.

This event is open to the public; spectators are welcome and can try a few shots for themselves using competitors’ equipment at the conclusion of the match around 2 p.m.

Weather cancellations will be reported on For more information, visit or call Ron Vanden Brink at 669-3200.



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