2014 NRA Black Powder Target Rifle Championship

September 13-20, 2014
NRA Whittington Center, Raton, NM

Effective 1 April 2012: Championship Programs will be mailed to everyone who participated in the 2013 BTPR Nationals.

For more information:
National Rifle Association
Competitive Shooting Division
Attn: Barry Ranney
11250 Waples Mill Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone - 703.267.1465

For information about the NRA Whittington Center, go to www.nrawc.org

You can also request program packets as well as ANY OTHER program material via email to branney@nrahq.org or Silhouette@nrahq.org. Be sure to include your complete mailing address.

Key points for the BPTR Nationals:

  1. Black Powder only!
  2. Bring Match Programs
  3. Please see the 2012 NRA National BPTR Championship Match Director's Bulletin
  4. There will be category awards for High Junior, Woman and Senior as well as special award categories to include: Muzzleloader, Black Powder Military Rifle, Tollofson (Heavy Gun), Newcomer, Open (iron sights) and Scope.
    Awards will be provided by Montana Silversmiths again this year.
  5. To comply with time restraints, "pair firing" and "block time" will be in effect.
    Both shooters, at each point, will be given 63 (Creedmoor) or 53 (Mid-Range) minutes to fire a "10-shot string" plus sighters.
  6. The minimum bullet-velocity requirements for NRA Whittington Center are listed below. These requirements are for safety reason ONLY. These requirements are for safety reason ONLY. The figures below are also for the Creedmoor matches ONLY.
Cal Min Bullet Wt. Min Bullet Vel.
.38 Cal 408 (375) 1300 (1375)
.40 Cal 408 1280
.44 Cal 450 1240
.45 Cal 510 1200
.50 Cal 600 1200

(There may be a 2% variance on bullet weight or velocity, also, please note the changes in .38 Cal. as velocity allowances will be given within the above stated minimums.)