Unless otherwise stated, the following guidelines apply.
A sling and two magazines capable of holding not less than ten rounds each.
Smallbore rifles to include .17 HMR and .22 LR. High poer rifles to included .223 and
Field grade flip-up or fixed sights. Magnified, electrical, or optical sights are OK.
Standing, kneeling, and prone. All starting positions are from standing with low-ready
Varies. NRA NDM 5-120 at 7, 15, and 30 yards. 9" Paper plates may be substituted with
apptopriate color coding. NRA D-1 or other silhouette target at 60 and 100 yards.
Shots per Target
See chart below.
All scores are wither a hit or a miss; all shots must be fired within the time allowed. To
be counted as a hit, you must be within 1-1/2 " from the edge of the plate or you must hit
within the tombstone of the target.
Ratings must be earned in sequence.
NRA Basics of Practical Rifle Shooting Course
Basic Practical Rifle Rating: First Step in participating in the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program.
Pro-Marksman Qualification - Standing, sitting, kneeling, and prone positions.
Distance: 7-100 Yards, 2-rounds of 10 shots; others vary.
Target: Varies. Must be able to consistently hit target 50% of the time.
Marksman Qualification: Standing, sitting, kneeling, prone positions.
Distance: 7-100 Yards, 3-rounds of 10 shots; others vary.
Time: No Restrictions
Target: Vary. Must be able to consistently as described..
150 Rounds of Ammunition