CDR Matt Bartel, USN (Ret)
STRATHAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE
State Director Info
2021 New Hampshire Pistol League
New Hampshire has reinstituted a cross-club precision pistol league for 2021. Pelham Fish and Game, Plaistow Fish and Game, Nashua Fish and Game, and Pioneer Sportsmen are organizing under the below program. Other clubs are encouraged to submit scores, and socialize across the league shoots (not required to submit your scores, but encouraged to meet members and teams from other clubs in NH). Scores will be posted here on a weekly basis, and compiled for an awards ceremony in the fall.
2021 New Hampshire Pistol League
Friendly Competition in the Free State
MATCH DATES: Weekly, varies by club: Plaistow on Mondays, Nashua Fish & Game on Tuesdays and Pelham Fish & Game, Pioneer Sportsman’s on Wednesday evenings. League will be complete (no more compiled scores) by August 31st, 2021
Range: Varies by club. Plaistow (25 yards, .22 only), Nashua Fish & Game (25 yards, .22/CF/.45), Pelham Fish & Game (50/25 yards, .22/CF/.45 and Pioneer 50/25 yards, .22/CF/.45).
Eligibility: Open to all competitors. These matches are not sanctioned nor registered.
Registration and fees: Each team registers 6 shooters. Each week the 4 highest scoring members “make the team” for that club, and count towards team awards.
Rules: Current CMP Rules will govern.
Classification: No classification by skill. Awards will be broken down in the following categories: Team and Individual for .22, Centerfire and .45 (i.e. those shooting .45 will not compete against .22 only shooters)
Firearms: .22, CF and .45 as defined in Rule 4.2.2 for Match Pistol.
4.2.2 .22 Rimfire Match Pistols
Pistols used in CMP .22 Rimfire Match Pistol Events must comply with this rule:
a) The pistol must be chambered for .22 cal. rimfire long rifle cartridges.
b) The pistol must have a trigger pull of at least 2.0 pounds.
4.2.3 Centerfire Match Pistols
Pistols used in CMP Centerfire Match Pistol Events must comply with this rule:
a) The pistol must be chambered for any centerfire cartridge that is .32 caliber or larger.
b) Semi-automatic pistols and revolvers must have a trigger pull of at least 2.5 pounds. If a .45 Caliber Pistol is used as a Centerfire Pistol it must have a trigger pull of at least 3.5 lbs.
4.2.4 .45 Caliber Match Pistols
Pistols used in CMP-Sanctioned .45 Caliber Match Pistol Events must comply with this rule:
a) The pistol must be chambered for any centerfire .45 caliber pistol cartridge.
b) Revolvers must have a trigger pull of at least 2.5 pounds. Semi-automatic pistols must have a trigger pull of at least 3.5 pounds.
Scoring: Integrity is assumed. Some clubs allow shooters to score their own targets, which is allowed. Scores will be submitted to Matt Bartel, CMP State Director for NH at [email protected] for publishing on the NH page of the CMP website (https://thecmp.org/cmp-state-director/NH/) on a weekly basis
Targets: All slow fire will be on either the NRA B-6 50 yard slow fire target, or the B-16 reduced target for 25 yards. All timed and rapid will be on the B-8 target for 25 yards.
Award Schedule: Awards night in September (date and actual awards TBD). Awards will be given “by thirds” (Modified Lewis System for awards) to incentivize all shooters (no sandbagging!):
.22 First, Second, Third place, then “thirds” (i.e. if there are 24 shooters, awards go to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 17th place)
CF First, Second, Third place, then “thirds” (i.e. if there are 24 shooters, awards go to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 17th place)
.45 First, Second, Third place, then “thirds” (i.e. if there are 24 shooters, awards go to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 17th place)
Team Awards: First place team, each contributing member will get an award.
2021 High Power Rifle Schedule
The New Hampshire High Power Rifle League has published their schedule for 2021. Many thanks to George from NF&G for compiling a comprehensive schedule for local club matches. 2021_NE_Combined_as_of_01 June 2021
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