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National Silhouette/Black Powder Championships


If you wish to receive the NRA National Silhouette Championship souvenir name badge, your registration deadline is 11:59 PM on Sunday, June 2. Championship match registrations will remain open through June, but competitors who register after June 2 will not be eligible to receive the souvenir name badge.

Click on the links below to view the tentative match programs.

2019 National Silhouette Championships

Date Championship Location
June 23-25, 2019 National Black Powder Target Rifle Raton, New Mexico
June 26-30, 2019 National Silhouette Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Raton, New Mexico
July 4-8, 2019 National Silhouette Championship Lever Action Rifle Raton, New Mexico
August 4-6, 2019 National Silhouette Smallbore Championships Ridgway, Pennsylvania
August 8-10, 2019 National Silhouette High Power Championships Ridgway, Pennsylvania

New in 2019 is the Competitor Portal. All competitors will be required to create a profile before registering for a National Championships. This new feature will enhance the competitor experience by compiling all their data in one easy-to-use profile. Competitors will be able to view their classifications, register for multiple matches, and manage their profile data at their discretion.

Silhouette registration is currently being worked on. Please click here to create a profile in preparation for registration.

National Silhouette Championships Sponsors

Walters Wads

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