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2022 Open Invitational and Fall Memorial Shoot
Open Invitational: The shoot is open to any safe
shooter. (UPMLA membership is NOT required to participate.)
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
(Scheduling conflicts in
2022 require a change from the usual first Saturday date.)
Location: Ottawa Sportsmen's Club, on Highway M-38
six miles west of Baraga, Michigan (Link to Ottawa Club web site).
Time: Registration 10:30 AM (Eastern time zone).
Shooting begins at 11:00 AM.
Fee: $3 entry fee.
Events: Because the weather in October can be erratic
and unpredictable, all four events may be held in the Ottawa
club's indoor shooting range.
Awards: Individual awards will be given to the top
three places in each of the four events. The participants with the
top three aggregate scores for events 1, 3, and 4 will also
receive individual awards.
- Muzzle Loading Firearm: Six shots at a paper
target. Standing offhand position. Five best hits will count
- Muzzle Loading Firearm: A "Best-X" partner
shoot. Each partner will fire two shots at a paper target from
standing offhand position. Partners will be selected
semi-haphazardly on site.
For Events 1 and 2 firearms must be traditional muzzle
loading firearms --sidehammer or underhammer, flint lock or
percussion cap lock, rifled or smoothbored, having open sights,
using patched round lead balls. Peep and optical sights are
generally not permissible. Handguns are not permissable. Contact
organizer (see below) with any questions about what may be
- Traditional Hawk and Knife Throwing: Three
throws with hawk and three with knife. Five best throws will
count for score.
- Traditional Longbow Shooting: Six shots with
longbow. Five best shots will count for score.
The perpetual traveling UPMLA Memorial Trophy will
be awarded to the individual with the highest aggregate score
for events 1, 3, and 4.
Lunch: There will be a potluck lunch after the
conclusion of the shooting and other events. Participants
should bring a dish to share.
For further information please contact:
- UPMLA President: Lyle Hebert
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