Shooting Sports USA - July 2017 - 36
FEATURE | ELEY
and Match Director Tom Pohuski told me that
they "will never run the same stage twice."
Stages consisted of shooting from prone,
kneeling, standing, barricades and on the
move. Each timed stage tested shooters as
they attempted to hit all the targets in order,
within the par time. Mistakes result in points
being docked from stage scores.
Furthermore, as technology continues to
improve, there are more options available
for competitors and match directors alike.
The equipment that a shooter uses can
sometimes make or break them, especially
with companies coming out with stateof-the-art ammunition like ELEY Force
and accompanying online lot analyzer, or
innovative bags from Armageddon Gear.
Spotters were aided with light reactors from
LightReact hooked up to the targets. Hits
flashed red upon impact-simplifying the
scoring process for all involved.
Overall, shooters enjoyed a chance to
Similar to it's big brother, precision long
range rifle competition, there are elements of
movement for every stage at the ELEY PRC.
JULY 2017 | SSUSA.ORG
These tiny targets were placed out
to 289 yards for Stage 8.
compete in a .22LR precision shooting
competition, optimizing skills that can
be carried over to other opportunities as
well. With the practical rimfire challenge
functioning as a "PRS Lite"-type of
competition, it gives shooters trigger time
they otherwise wouldn't get. It can be good
prep for the hunting