Know Your Limits - KYL

KYL Chair: Jason Elliott -

The KYL Match is designed to test your knowledge of current shooting conditions, and your own capabilities.  Your firearm, ammo, weather, etc..., will have to be factored in.  KYL is a match for .22 caliber long rifle, rim-fire firearms and It may be shot with rifles or handguns.  Any sighting system is allowed.

  • Targets are swinging steel targets at 25 yards and there are eight targets from 2” dia. to ¼” dia. in ¼” increments.
  • The target value goes up as the target size goes down.
  • There is a 60 second time limit.
  • Targets must be shot in order, largest to smallest.  Target must visibly “swing” to be counted as a hit (Range Officials decision is final).
  • If a target is shot at and missed, you lose all accumulated points for that round.  If a target is shot out of order, you lose all points for that round.
  • You may stop at any time and keep all points earned for that round.
  • If time runs out and you have not missed, you keep your points for that round.
  • Match is 3 rounds, 2 back to back, and a final.  Score for match is total of all 3 rounds.
  • NO COACHING – Shooter is responsible for hitting correct target, spotting misses, doping wind, etc...
  • Firearms MUST be zeroed at time of the match, NO time will be given before or during the match to zero your firearm.
  • No scores will be announced until the end of the match.

Match Information

  • All KYL General safety rules must be followed.
  • Eye and Hearing protection is required for all shooters and spectators.
  • All firearms will be 22 long rifle rimfire, shooting LEAD BULLETS ONLY.
  • Chamber flags must be used.
  • All new shooters must show up ½ hour early for Safety Briefing.
  • Minimum age is 9 years old, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and with approval of the Match Director.
  • All Match participants must sign Waiver during sign in.

Contestants will be placed into one of 4 categories based on Current MSRP values of their equipment:

  • Adult Base - Rifle and Scope must be less than $1,000
  • Adult Open - Rifle and Scope exceed $1,000
  • Youth Base - Under 18 and Rifle and Scope must be less than and $1,000
  • Youth Open - Under 18 and Rifle and Scope exceed $1,000
  • Match director may reclassify a contestant at their discretion.

All firearms will have a Chamber Safety Flag installed in the firearm chamber when brought onto range property.  Flag will remain in chamber at all times – Except while on firing position after the Shooter Load and Make Ready command has been given. The Chamber Flag will be re-installed before leaving firing position.

  • Chamber Flags are available from Match Officials
  • Always keep firearms pointed in a safe direction
  • Always keep finger off trigger until ready to shoot
  • Always keep firearm unloaded until ready to shoot
  • Hearing and eye protection are required for both   Match participants and spectators
  • Do not use drugs or alcohol before or while shooting Smoking is not allowed on NCRGC property

Violation of Safety Rules will result in Match disqualification and you will be required to leave the property.


Event details and schedules may change on short notice so be sure to check the NCRGC calendar and the NCRGC Facebook page on the day of the event to ensure that that the event is still scheduled and has not been cancelled. 

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