MARCH 2018 Match

 

Stage 1 –

Rifle: Loaded with 10 rounds staged on Table #2 with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber.
Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #3 with 4+ rounds on person.
Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Scenario: Trouble has been brewing in Hell on Wheels between the Irish and the other track workers.  The Irish are demanding St. Patrick’s Day off with pay and green beer.
Shooter is standing behind Table #2 with rifle in 2 hands
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

“I’ll show you how to dance.”

Rifle: At the beep, engage the rifle targets in a Lawrence Welk sweep from either direction.  (ie:  R1; R2, R2; R3, R3, R3; R4, R4, R4, R4) Place open and empty rifle on table #2 and move to table #3.
Shotgun: Retrieve shotgun and knock down the shotgun targets on the right and then move to table #1 and knock down the shotgun targets on the left. Place open and empty shotgun on table #1 and move to table #2.
Pistols: Draw pistols in accordance with your category and engage pistol targets in a Lawrence Welk sweep from either direction.
Take open and empty shotgun, retrieve rifle and proceed to the unloading table.  Sign score sheet.

Stage 2 –

Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Rifle: Loaded with 10 rounds with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber held in two hands behind Table #2.
Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #1 with 4+ rounds on person.
Scenario: The fight is escalating and if it doesn’t end soon, there will not be any track laid for days.
Shooter stands behind Table #2 with hands at their sides.
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

“Someone call Bohannon!”

Pistols: At the beep, draw pistols in accordance with your category.  Engage pistol targets in a Typewriter sweep from the left.  (ie: P1, P2, P3, P4; P1, P2, P3, P4; P1, P2)   Holster empty pistols.
Rifle: Retrieve rifle and engage the rifle targets in a Typewriter sweep from the left.  Place open and empty rifle on Table #2 and move to Table #1
Shotgun: Retrieve shotgun and knockdown the 2 shotgun targets on the left, then move to Table #3 and knock down the 2 shotgun targets on the right.
Take open & empty shotgun, retrieve rifle then proceed to the unloading table.  Initial score sheet.

 Stage 3 –

Rifle: Loaded with 10 rounds staged on Table #2 with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber.
Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #3 with 4+ rounds on person.
Scenario: Colin Bohannon had walked into the bar only to be hit with a whiskey bottle thrown by one of the gandy dancers.
Shooter is standing behind Table #2 with rifle at Cowboy Port Arms.
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

Look out, Mr. Bohannon!!

Rifle: At the beep, engage the rifle targets in a 2-3/2-3 sweep from either direction.  Place open and empty rifle on Table #2. 
Pistols: Draw pistols in accordance with your category and engage pistol targets in an 2-3/2-3 sweep. Holster pistols and move to Table #3. 
Shotgun: Retrieve shotgun and knock down the 2 shotgun targets on the right.  Move to Table #1 and knock down the 2 shotgun targets on the left.
Take open and empty shotgun, retrieve rifle and proceed to the unloading table.  Sign score sheet.

 

Stage 4 –

Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Rifle: Loaded with 9 rounds with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber staged on Table #2 with 1 round on person.
Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #3 with 4+ rounds on person.
Scenario: Elam Ferguson is relaxing down in the saloon on the other side of the tracks.  It was just a friendly game of poker until he caught the dealer dealing from the bottom of the deck.
Shooter is standing behind Table #1 with five cards in his hands.
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

Don’t try to cheat me!

Pistols: At the beep, draw pistols in accordance with your category and engage pistol targets in an inside/outside sweep from either direction.  (ie:  P3, P2, P1;  P3, P4, P5; P3, P2, P1, P3)  Holster empty pistols. Move to Table #2.
Rifle: Retrieve rifle and engage the rifle targets in an inside/outside sweep from either direction.  It is the shooter’s choice of when to load the 10th round – either at the start or at the end of the string.  Place open and empty rifle on Table #2 and move to Table #3. 
Shotgun:

 

Retrieve shotgun and knockdown the shotgun targets in any order. 
Take open and empty shotgun, retrieve rifle and proceed to the unloading table.  Initial score sheet.

 Stage 5 –

Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #3 with 4+ rounds on person.
Rifle: Loaded with 10 rounds, staged on Table #2 with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber.
Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Scenario: Things have quieted down in Hell on Wheels when suddenly the camp is attacked by Indians intending to burn the camp down and steal what supplies they can.
Shooter is standing behind Table #3 with hands hovering over the shotgun.
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

“What in the Sam Hill is going on?”

Shotgun: At the beep, retrieve shotgun and knockdown the shotgun targets in any order.  Move to Table #2.
Rifle: Retrieve rifle and engage rifle targets in 2 separate sweeps from the right. (ie: R5, R4, R3, R2, R1; R5, R4, R3, R2, R1) Place open and empty rifle on Table #2 and move to Table #1.
Pistols: Draw pistols in accordance with their category and engages the pistol targets in 2 separate sweeps from the right.  Holster empty pistols.
Retrieve open and empty Shotgun and rifle, and then proceed to unloading table.  Initial score sheet

Stage 6 – 

Rifle: Loaded with 10 rounds, staged on Table #2 with action closed and bolt on an empty chamber.
Shotgun: Staged open and empty on Table #3 with 4+ rounds on person.
Pistols: Loaded with 5 rounds each; holstered with hammer down on an empty chamber.
Scenario: The Indians are starting to pull back but the fires have awakened a pit of rattlesnakes.
Shooter is standing behind Table #2 with hands at their sides.
Shooter signifies ready by saying the line:

Where’s St. Paddy when you need him?

Rifle: At the beep, retrieve rifle and engage rifle targets in 2 separate sweeps from either direction on the 4 outside targets with the last 2 rounds on the center target.  (ie: R1, R2, R4, R5; R5, R4, R2, R1; R3, R3)  Place open and empty rifle on table and move to Table #3.
Shotgun: Retrieve shotgun and knock down the shotgun targets in any order.  Place open and empty shotgun on table and move to Table #1.
Pistols: Draw pistols in accordance with your category, and engage the pistol targets in 2 separate sweeps from either direction on the 4 outside targets with the last 2 rounds on the center target.  Holster pistols.
Retrieve open & empty shotgun and rifle then proceed to unloading table.  Initial score sheet.