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Pistol Matches – February

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Four olympic-style pistol competitors taking aim on indoor range

Registration for the Outdoor Education Center’s .22 & Air Pistol Matches on February 24, 2024.

This is a stand-alone match open to pistols from all manufacturers. See information below about courses of fire. All matches are shot from a one-handed standing position.

Competitors may shoot up to two pistol matches – Standard (.22) Pistol or Air Pistol. For descriptions, see below. First entry is $20 and second is $10. A $5 discount will be applied for advance registrations. This month’s Air Pistol Match is an official NRA Sectional with an additional $5 competitor fee. A $5 discount will be applied for advance registrations received before Saturday, February 17.

For target, distance, rounds, and timing summary, see below. Complete event rules can be found here.


Saturday, February 24th: Relays available for Standard and Air Pistol from 8 am to 12 pm. Select relay during registration.

Preregister to schedule a relay time. Competitors will otherwise be squadded according to arrival time and lanes are subject to availability.


Shirts or hats will be awarded for first place in Standard and Air Pistol matches.

Additional prizes may be awarded by random drawing.


Competitors may shoot an official entry in all of the matches.

Standard Pistol
Also called 25 Meter Pistol. Open to any .22 caliber rimfire pistols with open sights; see rulebook for complete gun specifications. Five sighters may be fired in a 150 second time limit. This is a 60 shot match divided into 3 stages.
Stage 1: 5 shots in 2.5 minutes [150 seconds], 4 times = 20 shots
Stage 2: 5 shots in 20 seconds, 4 times = 20 shots
Stage 3: 5 shots in 10 seconds, 4 times = 20 shots
Uses target B-33 at 50 feet. Course of fire takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Air Pistol
Open to .177 caliber air pistols with open sights; see rulebook for complete gun specifications. There is a 15-minute preparation and sighter period prior to record shots. All 60 record shots fired within 1 ½ hour (90 minute) time limit. Uses standard B-40 10 meter target.



Turpin Outdoor Education Center – Lincoln
4703 N 44th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
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