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​Before understanding what makes a sniper challenge different than a precision shooting match, you must first understand what a sniper is. Snipers are used in a variety of missions on the battlefield, sometimes the primary mission has nothing to do with pulling a trigger.

Snipers are what military strategists refer to as force multipliers. Simply put, a force multiplier is an individual or small team that, through the use of special tactics, can do the damage of a much larger force. What's amazing about snipers is that they are capable of force multiplication without ever directly engaging the enemy.

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The Real World Sniper Challenge is designed to honor the sniper craft and community through a series of mental and physical challenges under a variety of stressors. Make no mistake about it this event will be as advertised and will quickly identify the unprepared.

 

Sniper teams and Lone Snipers in the "LRS" division are expected to arrive physically prepared to move themselves and their equipment between stages along improved roads and over terrain. Those competing in the "Mechanized" division will be transported between stages by vehicle but will still be required to move short distances if stages have multiple portions. If competing as a team it's important each member be capable of operating independently as well as a cohesive unit.

Although this is a competition, the format, tasks and atmosphere will be that of real world sniper operations and reward those who approach it as such. Registration is open to military, law enforcement and civilians alike, however proficiency in the tasks and engagements provided is essential. 

PRECISION FIRE

Tasks will include:

  • Land navigation

  • Stalking

  • Hide Construction

  • Target detection

  • K.I.M.S.

  • Range estimation

  • Range card construction

  • Casualty care

Engagements will include:

  • Known distance

  • Unknown distance

  • Alternate firing positions

  • Low visibility

  • Target discrimination

  • Handgun

  • Hold over/under

  • Movers

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Each two-man team must designate a primary and secondary shooter.

  • Approved cartridges (Both shooters):

    • 5.56 / .223

    • 7.62 x 51 / .308 Win

    • 6.5 Creedmoor

    • .260 Remington

    • .300 Winchester Magnum

  • Primary / Secondary shooter round count: Rifle (200 / 150 ), Handgun ( 75 / 75 )

  • Pistol must adhere to USPSA limited, production, or single stack divisions.

  • LRS Division teams must walk to all stages unless otherwise directed by competition organizers.

  • Once the competition begins, be prepared to stay on site and conduct continuous operations.

  • All equipment you bring will stay with you through duration of the match. 

  • If for some reason a teammate has to drop from the event the remaining shooter WILL be allowed to continue as a one man element.

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