NRA Rifle Silhouette - A steel shooting sport designed for the hunter
Steel targets and one of the most challenging rifle shooting sports in the world.
Freestanding Steel Targets and a Long Range Rifle Shooting Arcade

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NOTE: If you are unfamiliar with Rifle Silhouette start on the left column. There you will discover what the sport is about.

Video Introduction to Rifle Silhouette
About Rifle Silhouette
Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Targets

Steel TARGETS To-scale pictures of each steel target. The sizes and distances the targets are set are listed for each one.

The Match

HIGH POWER MATCH Match shooting format - shooting range-Steel Target layout.

The Match

SMALLBORE MATCH Match shooting format - shooting range-Steel Target layout.

Classification The Handicap System

CLASSIFICATION The Handicap System - Info on classifications which is the handicap system and how scores relate to each classification.


AWARDS given in a match and shooting awards for individual achievements

The Rifles

RULES for the rifles. The differences between the Standard and Hunter class rifle specifications. Some additional regarding rifles and clothing.

Rifle Silhouette Instructions

General Instructions

GENERAL SHOOTING INSTRUCTIONS for shooting Smallbore Rifle Silhouette. Insight for the beginner on what to expect at a match.

The Techniques

RIFLE SHOOTING TECHNIQUES Information on good posture while rifle shooting offhand. From the feet to the head and holding the rifle.

Ballistics and Scope Adjustments

BALLISTICS Ballistics and how they relate to the rifle scope adjustments required in a match. Details regarding the bullet path for each animal.


TRAINING TECHNIQUES for all skill levels. Tips on practicing that should improve your scores. Downloadable - Printable Rifle Targets: Printable Targets

Advanced Training

ADVANCED TRAINING for the more experienced rifle shooter.

Rifle Silhouette Equipment

High Power Rifle

SILHOUETTE TARGET RIFLES Rifles used for the steel target shooting sports of High Power Rifle Silhouette and Smallbore Rifle Silhouette

Rifle Silhouette Rifle Scopes

TARGET RIFLE SCOPES Scopes used for the High Power Rifle Silhouette and Smallbore Rifle Silhouette

Rifle Silhouette Ammunition

TARGET AMMUNITION used to shoot in High Power Rifle Silhouette and Smallbore Rifle Silhouette competitions

Rifle Silhouette Equipment

RIFLE SILHOUETTE SHOOTING EQUIPMENT A variety of shooting equipment used to shoot in a Rifle Silhouette competition.

Rifle Silhouette Related Links

My Rifle Shooting History

Smallbore Rifle Silhouette by Year
2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014

All High Power Rifle Silhouette Scores


Silhouette Ranges in the US

RANGES - CLUBS Over 100 ranges and clubs I know of with a Smallbore or High Power Rifle Silhouette program in the USA + contact information and maps.

Match Schedule

LOCAL CLUB SCHEDULE Hassayampa Match Schedule and information about the matches held. The location of the range where the matches are held.


CLEANING RIMFIRES Some opinions, dos and don'ts regarding the cleaning of smallbore target rifles.


ABOUT ME Some general information about me and my shooting background.

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Examples of Rifle Silhouette Target Shooting on Video

Videos of a High Power Rifle Silhouette Steel Target Shooting and Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Steel Target Shooting

The History

HISTORY The detailed history of how Rifle Silhouette sport has developed into the steel targets used today. It is worth the visit.

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