the 124th Annual
Washington's Birthday Match & Clinic
Sponsored by the
Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association
Was held at
: 20-21-Feb-2016

Well that was fun!
163 shooters, 41 teams! most of the firing points from 31 to 85!

Opening Ceremony included a live singing of the National Anthem, after the Cannon blast while the flag was raised then lowered to half staff.

Match winner was a young skinny guy from the Navajo rez! 492-17X!

101 AR's configured like an AR15A2, (most with the internal Service Rifle accuracy mods).
36 AR's configured mostly as M4-geries with optics.
10 M1A's
15 M1 Garands
1 1896 Swedish Mauser, I looked at the markings, its a 1900 Oberndorf!

Weather was GREAT, the resta ya'll shoulda been there!

Team Results
Ranking Target Team Name Team score
1 53 Patriots - AZJRHP 1917-41X
2 54 Eagles - AZJRHP 1908-45X
3 62 Team Phoenix Rod & Gun 1906-47X
4 41 Hayes 1845-46X
5 55 Stars & Stripes - AZJRHP 1845-27X
6 42 Fadely 1833-37X
7 43 TRC Copper - McKinney 1829-35X
8 44 M1 for Vets Rifle Team 1826-35X
9 45 Southern AZ Pirisky 1794-49X
10 52 Clinic Crew 1784-25X
11 61 The Undertakers 1765-19X
12 83 Bolo Bandits 1757-26X
13 47 Team Scott  1723-31X
14 77 Marca La Target 1720-30X
15 76 Seering Wheel 1719-16X
16 82 Salute Media 1706-23X
17 46 High Desert Rifles 1705-14X
18 59 Star Spangled Talbot 1622-10X
19 65 AZS1 Hightower  1610-11X
20 67 Bad Burritos 1604-17X
21 81 Lost Souls 1589-13X
22 37 Cactus - Goldilocks & the 3 bears 1586-6X
23 32 Cactus - Sling Shots 1576-10X
24 56 Constitution - AZJRHP 1531-14X
25 69 Mustang Ranch Hands 1529-8X
26 74 Whiskey Rebels 1525-7X
27 34 Cactus - TJ & the Destroyers 1433-4X
28 78 Blackdodge irregulars 1367-7X
29 35 Cactus - Fab Shots 1359-7X
30 63 ex-Moto 1357-6X
31 31 Cactus - Pot Shots 1332-11X
32 66 Major Tom's Brigade 1267-5X
33 84 Jim Bad 1257-5X
34 72 A&M Highpower 1244-12X
35 36 Cactus - Bird Shots 1218-4X
36 64 Shaolin Sharpshooters 1163-3X
37 68 Bobak's Burrito's 1136-2X
38 58 President's Team 1111-4X
39 33 Cactus - Family Feud 1105-4X
40 85 pickup team of 2 430-3X
41 38 Cactus - Odd Man Out 365-1X
42 73 To Hel and Back 333-3X

Individual Results
Ranking Target Shooter Name  Score Shooter Category Team Name Team type
1 47 Bronson S 492-17X Civilian Team Scott  Adult
2 62 Jeff M 490-12X Civilian Team Phoenix Rod & Gun Adult
3 41 Ryan H 488-20X Junior Hayes Adult
4 53 Morgan L 487-13X Woman & Junior Patriots - AZJRHP Junior
5 42 Tanner F 486-18X Civilian Fadely Adult
6 53 Kade  486-13X Junior Patriots - AZJRHP Junior
7 45 Wally T 485-20X Military Southern AZ Pirisky Adult
8 45 Raphael F 483-10X Civilian Southern AZ Pirisky Adult
9 54 David F 482-12X Junior Eagles - AZJRHP Junior
10 54 Sarah  481-13X Junior Eagles - AZJRHP Junior
11 41 Phil H 479-15X Civilian Hayes Adult
12 43 Don T 479-12X Senior TRC Copper - McKinney Adult
13 54 Andres G 478-13X Junior Eagles - AZJRHP Junior
14 62 Steve C 477-15X Civilian Team Phoenix Rod & Gun Adult
15 55 Alex K 477-8X Junior Stars & Stripes - AZJRHP Junior
16 44 Kurt N 476-16X Civilian M1 for Vets Rifle Team Adult
17 77 Mike L 475-15X Civilian Marca La Target Adult
18 82 Greg G 475-11X Police Salute Media Adult
19 53 Zack  474-12X Junior Patriots - AZJRHP Junior
20 45 Ike S 473-14X Senior Southern AZ Pirisky Adult
21 62 Mike D 473-13X Civilian Team Phoenix Rod & Gun Adult
22 41 Chuck F 472-8X Civilian Hayes Adult
23 44 Jeff S 471-6X Senior M1 for Vets Rifle Team Adult
24 53 Donnie  470-3X Junior Patriots - AZJRHP Junior
25 42 Dean F 469-7X Civilian Fadely Adult
26 55 Kaycee  469-6X Junior Stars & Stripes - AZJRHP Junior
27 43 Lee M 467-10X Senior TRC Copper - McKinney Adult
28 83 Tim T 467-10X Civilian Bolo Bandits Adult
29 54 Jessica  467-7X Junior Eagles - AZJRHP Junior
30 62 Mark M 466-7X Civilian Team Phoenix Rod & Gun Adult
31 43 Bernice M 465-11X Woman TRC Copper - McKinney Adult
32 81 Craig B 462-6X Military Lost Souls Adult
33 61 Ron F 461-8X Civilian The Undertakers Adult
34 55 Madison  460-8X Junior Stars & Stripes - AZJRHP Junior
35 77 Chris L 460-8X Civilian Marca La Target Adult
36 83 David F 459-8X Civilian Bolo Bandits Adult
37 76 Christopher H 457-7X Civilian Seering Wheel Adult
38 44 Jordan I 455-8X Civilian M1 for Vets Rifle Team Adult
39 61 Mike F 455-5X Civilian The Undertakers Adult
40 52 Travis  454-5X Police Clinic Crew Adult
41 42 Chase F 453-8X Civilian Fadely Adult
42 83 Mario C 452-6X Military Bolo Bandits Adult
43 46 Randall N 449-6X Civilian High Desert Rifles Adult
44 32 Ray M 447-8X Civilian Cactus - Sling Shots Adult
45 52 Darryl  446-7X Military Clinic Crew Adult
46 74 KC C 446-4X Civilian Whiskey Rebels Adult
47 65 Reg P 445-5X Civilian AZS1 Hightower  Adult
48 69 Dave O 445-5X Civilian Mustang Ranch Hands Adult
49 65 Richard M 445-2X Police AZS1 Hightower  Adult
50 67 Bernie S 444-6X Civilian Bad Burritos Adult
51 56 Jared  444-4X Junior Constitution - AZJRHP Junior
52 82 Mark M 443-2X Military Salute Media Adult
53 76 Joe L 443-0X Civilian Seering Wheel Adult
54 52 Nick  442-8X Military Clinic Crew Adult
55 52 Myles G 442-5X Senior Clinic Crew Adult
56 82 Alicia N 440-7X Woman Salute Media Adult
57 47 Steven S 439-9X Civilian Team Scott  Adult
58 55 Brennan k 439-5X Junior Stars & Stripes - AZJRHP Junior
59 35 Milan E 438-3X Civilian Cactus - Fab Shots Adult
60 61 Rob H 438-3X Civilian The Undertakers Adult
61 46 Lawrence N 437-3X Civilian High Desert Rifles Adult
62 58 Noble  436-4X Civilian President's Team Adult
63 63 Donalee M 433-1X Woman ex-Moto Adult
64 72 Cameron B 432-8X Junior A&M Highpower Adult
65 59 Talbot  431-3X Civilian Star Spangled Talbot Adult
66 46 Alesander N 431-2X Civilian High Desert Rifles Adult
67 85 Rick B 430-3X Civilian pickup team of 2 Adult
68 56 Lilymarie J 427-7X Junior Constitution - AZJRHP Junior
69 76 Kenneth S 427-3X Civilian Seering Wheel Adult
70 67 Tim K 425-8X Civilian Bad Burritos Adult
71 42 Greg G 425-4X Civilian Fadely Adult
72 37 John B 425-3X Civilian Cactus - Goldilocks & the 3 bears Adult
73 78 Kevin C 425-1X Civilian Blackdodge irregulars Adult
74 44 Wesley W 424-5X Civilian M1 for Vets Rifle Team Adult
75 37 Gannon B 423-2X Civilian Cactus - Goldilocks & the 3 bears Adult
76 65 Tabathia M 421-4X Woman AZS1 Hightower  Adult
77 56 Roman  421-3X Junior Constitution - AZJRHP Junior
78 63 Don W 421-3X Senior ex-Moto Adult
79 84 Robert M 421-3X Civilian Jim Bad Adult
80 43 Bob A 418-2X Senior TRC Copper - McKinney Adult
81 81 Mark N 415-5X Civilian Lost Souls Adult
82 31 Tim A 415-0X Civilian Cactus - Pot Shots Adult
83 61 Jessy S 411-3X Civilian The Undertakers Adult
84 59 Wendell  409-2X Civilian Star Spangled Talbot Adult
85 68 Michael S 409-1X Senior Bobak's Burrito's Adult
86 41 Eric H 406-3X Junior Hayes Adult
87 59 Jason A 405-2X Civilian Star Spangled Talbot Adult
88 32 Michael V 404-1X Civilian Cactus - Sling Shots Adult
89 69 Bill W 403-2X Senior Mustang Ranch Hands Adult
90 47 Lisa S 403-1X Woman Team Scott  Adult
91 34 Bryon W 401-1X Civilian Cactus - TJ & the Destroyers Adult
92 31 Terry A 400-8X Civilian Cactus - Pot Shots Adult
93 66 Dave P 400-1X Senior Major Tom's Brigade Adult
94 81 Anthony M 398-2X Civilian Lost Souls Adult
95 37 Danny D 395-0X Civilian Cactus - Goldilocks & the 3 bears Adult
96 77 Matt A 394-4X Civilian Marca La Target Adult
97 64 Zoran N 393-1X Civilian Shaolin Sharpshooters Adult
98 74 Nick H 393-1X Civilian Whiskey Rebels Adult
99 76 Art M 392-6X Civilian Seering Wheel Adult
100 77 Sean D 391-3X Civilian Marca La Target Adult
101 67 Michael K 390-1X Civilian Bad Burritos Adult
102 47 Jaeqon P 389-4X Junior Team Scott  Adult
103 46 Michael B 388-3X Civilian High Desert Rifles Adult
104 32 Mike S 384-1X Civilian Cactus - Sling Shots Adult
105 78 Tom W 383-3X Civilian Blackdodge irregulars Adult
106 36 Andy H 383-2X Civilian Cactus - Bird Shots Adult
107 35 Samantha P 380-3X Woman Cactus - Fab Shots Adult
108 84 Jim M 380-1X Civilian Jim Bad Adult
109 34 Jeremy W 379-2X Civilian Cactus - TJ & the Destroyers Adult
110 83 Phil V 379-2X Senior Bolo Bandits Adult
111 59 Mary H 377-3X Woman Star Spangled Talbot Adult
112 64 Marty E 371-0X Civilian Shaolin Sharpshooters Adult
113 74 Bryan R 367-0X Civilian Whiskey Rebels Adult
114 34 TJ M 366-1X Civilian Cactus - TJ & the Destroyers Adult
115 38 Tim R 365-1X Civilian Cactus - Odd Man Out Adult
116 45 Robert P 353-5X Civilian Southern AZ Pirisky Adult
117 69 Craig D 352-0X Civilian Mustang Ranch Hands Adult
118 82 James F 348-3X Military Salute Media Adult
119 63 Gregg S 347-1X Senior ex-Moto Adult
120 67 Scott P 345-2X Civilian Bad Burritos Adult
121 37 Danyela D 343-1X Junior Cactus - Goldilocks & the 3 bears Adult
122 32 Robert G 341-0X Civilian Cactus - Sling Shots Adult
123 72 Shawn H 340-3X Junior A&M Highpower Adult
124 66 Tim M 334-2X Civilian Major Tom's Brigade Adult
125 78 Cassie C 329-2X Woman Blackdodge irregulars Adult
126 69 Carol R 329-1X Woman Mustang Ranch Hands Adult
127 66 Tom W 326-1X Military Major Tom's Brigade Adult
128 33 Kristen C 321-3X Woman Cactus - Family Feud Adult
129 74 Jarvis T 319-2X Civilian Whiskey Rebels Adult
130 68 Chris  316-0X Civilian Bobak's Burrito's Adult
131 81 Don H 314-0X Senior Lost Souls Adult
132 36 Gabe H 313-0X Civilian Cactus - Bird Shots Adult
133 35 Jamie J 305-1X Woman Cactus - Fab Shots Adult
134 31 Chris K 304-3X Civilian Cactus - Pot Shots Adult
135 68 Fritz R 301-1X Senior Bobak's Burrito's Adult
136 84 David R 300-1X Civilian Jim Bad Adult
137 65 Rich M 299-0X Civilian AZS1 Hightower  Adult
138 33 David C 295-1X Civilian Cactus - Family Feud Adult
139 73 Erik H 291-3X Civilian To Hel and Back Adult
140 34 Steve P 287-0X Civilian Cactus - TJ & the Destroyers Adult
141 36 John G 278-1X Civilian Cactus - Bird Shots Adult
142 58 Robert B 275-0X Civilian President's Team Adult
143 33 Mike B 265-0X Civilian Cactus - Family Feud Adult
144 64 Amy E 255-1X Woman Shaolin Sharpshooters Adult
145 58 Dan T 250-0X Civilian President's Team Adult
146 72 Norris H 248-0X Junior A&M Highpower Adult
147 36 Landis A 244-1X Civilian Cactus - Bird Shots Adult
148 56 Marcus  239-0X Junior Constitution - AZJRHP Junior
149 35 Deb S 236-0X Civilian Cactus - Fab Shots Adult
150 78 Kevein K 230-1X Civilian Blackdodge irregulars Adult
151 72 Art J 224-1X Civilian A&M Highpower Adult
152 33 Paula C 224-0X Woman Cactus - Family Feud Adult
153 31 Trenton M 213-0X Civilian Cactus - Pot Shots Adult
154 66 Tim M 207-1X Senior Major Tom's Brigade Adult
155 63 Ron M 156-1X Senior ex-Moto Adult
156 84 Blue B 156-0X Civilian Jim Bad Adult
157 58 Cheryl T 150-0X Woman President's Team Adult
158 64 Kyle T 144-1X Civilian Shaolin Sharpshooters Adult
159 68 Carson P 110-0X Civilian Bobak's Burrito's Adult
160 73 Paul L 42-0X Civilian To Hel and Back Adult
161 85 Jim W no card Civilian pickup team of 2 Adult
162 73 no card no card Civilian To Hel and Back Adult
163 73 no card no card Civilian To Hel and Back Adult

raffle rifle
Prior year rifle
M1 rifle raffle
Different year rifle raffle winner!

This match is brought to you every year by the Arizona Rifle & Pistol Association ASRPA
it's YOUR state assocation, please join!


It’s coming up on that time of the year again!  Washington's Birthday Rifle Match at Ben Avery

(Rifle Raffle tickets are already available online too!)

The weekend includes:
•    Morning Beginner’s Clinic & Afternoon Practice for experienced shooters Saturday & Lunch available.
•    Saturday morning event TBA if any.
•    Briefing & Announcements Sunday morning.
•    4-relay, 50-shot Main Match Sunday with Lunch & T-shirt Available.
•    Shooter’s Swap meet & Displays all day Sunday
•    The annual fund-raising raffle for an M1 Rifle and other prizes

The Washington’s Birthday Match is held on Sunday at Ben Avery’s High Power Range, 200 yd line. This is the 124th year!  Saturday the day before the match, February 20, experienced High Power coaches and shooters are conducting a “Beginners Clinic” in the activities center followed by some practice time on the range.

Supporters of the Arizona State Junior Rifle Team are cooking hamburgers for lunch both days!!! You can pre-pay for your lunch with your entry!  The profit goes right into sending the team to Camp Perry! We expect to have commemorative T-shirts again this year! $12. You must order your shirt with your entry! (Shirt Deadline: 12-Feb-16)

Other match day events:

Morning Briefing & announcements.

Swap meet! Bring your spare equipment, older shooting gear; reloading supplies you don’t need anymore, whatever… bring a table or some money, we are holding a shooter’s swap meet in a designated area behind the line. (To allow room for food, spectators and swap meet, shooters should plan on parking at the 300 yd line).

Come out and shoot with us! Get a group of friends, co-workers, or hunting buddies together! Wear a team uniform! Wear a classic side-arm (empty chamber)! Maybe try something fun like have the whole team all shoot the same type of antique or unusual military rifle, even dress the team in surplus uniforms appropriate to your exotic rifles!
Below is the match program and entry info. Also below is info on the fund raising raffle to send the State Junior Team to the National Championships and information on Arizona High Power shooting schedules. Check the & websites for updates! Tell your friends! Post this bulletin where other shooters will see it!

See you on February 20 & 21!   Bill Poole  - Match Director
Email the match director:  


subject to change




Sunday 21-Feb-16 (with Beginner’s Clinic & side match on Saturday 20-Feb)

7:30AM start time, competitors should arrive an hour early and plan to stay all day.


Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association – Junior High Power Rifle Team


Bill Poole (Match Dir.) 602-405-0717, 


Ben Avery Shooting Facility, NW corner I-17 & Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, AZ, High Power Range, 200yd line. Enter main entrance, continue past main range, around the berm to High Power Range, park in 300 yd parking lot.


Modified NRA Rules, see below.


All safe shooters with priority to Arizona residents.


Enter online at  


$100 per team of 4, $30 per individual. Individual entries will be squadded as random teams. Beginners’ clinic: $25. Side Match: Lunch: $10. Pre-ordered T-shirt: $12. See signup site for other options.


17-Feb-15. If space is available, late entries accepted on the line with an additional $5 late fee per shooter. No refunds after 17-Feb-15.


75 teams of 4 shooters.


Opening Ceremony & safety announcement at 7:30AM. First shots at 8AM.


NRA Classification System will not be used. (To be defined as a junior team, all four shooters must be juniors).


TEAM AWARDS: Plaques to Winning team. Top junior team

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS: Plaques to High Individual Overall. High Competitor in each special category: Junior, Woman, Police/Military, Senior.

Teams or individuals will only win one award in the order above. Lesser awards to be announced.


50-shot National Match Course in a 4-man team match, all fired at 200 yards. 3 sighter shots any position, followed by 10 shots offhand, 10 shots rapid fire sitting on the SR target. 10 shots rapid prone on the SR42 and 20 shots prone slow fire on the MR-52 target. Block time for 2 shooters in each stage morning, break for lunch, repeated in the afternoon for the other 2 team shooters.

No alibis.

Rifles to be pointed at the impact area when loading and closing the bolt.

In rapid fire stages all competitors will start in position. Rifles with detachable magazines will use the NRA loading procedure (magazine on the ground, load when targets appear). Rifles without a detachable magazine will load on command 2 rounds with the bolt closed on an empty chamber (semi-auto) or 5 rounds with the bolt open (bolt action).

NRA/CMP Service Rifle or any military, military-surplus or military-style rifle in as-issued condition, or as approved by match director. 8mm maximum caliber. Optical sights permitted on modern rifles (EX, MA, HM and Distinguished Riflemen using optical sights (or their teams) not eligible for awards). No tracer or incendiary permitted.

Each team will provide a target puller and score keeper.


Sunday events include opening ceremony, swap meet, lunch break, awards ceremony and raffle. Competitors are expected to participate. Saturday will include a beginner’s clinic in the Ben Avery activity center (east of the main public range) at 8AM which includes shooting in the afternoon. Shooting practice is available Saturday afternoon. Side match details, if any, to be announced.


Match Flyer - print & handout or post where other shooters will see it!

Volunteers needed! Block officers!

Parking & Traffic Routing:
In order to have enough room for moving gear around, eating lunch, making announcements and giving out awards, etc,
we have a traffic routing plan for sunday:
Regular shooters can drive around the FRONT of 200 yd line and unload gear then drive to 300 yd to park.
Those who paid for the premium "President's Package" will be able to park a bit back from 200 near the stat trailer and food area. Volunteers and handicapped and some VIPs will park the other side of the stat/burger area. Cactus Match League has their special place at the end of the line like usual. These groups will have parking passes. Any other vehicle will be towed to 1000 yds and left there.

WBM parking

WBM parking
2016 I am swapping the locations of Premium parking and Swap meet.


Arizona Junior Highpower Rifle Team
The Arizona Junior Highpower Rifle Team is sponsored by the Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association and local clubs. The team is open to Arizona youth between the ages of 14 and 20. Team members shoot local matches during the season (Sept - May), practice like crazy June & July, and participate at the National Championship Rifle Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio in August.  Most equipment including AR-15 rifles, ammunition components and match fees, are provided to team members free of charge.  The Washington’s Birthday Match is a big fund-raiser for the team!  If you know a teenager who is motivated, well-behaved and who would like to join the team, have him or her see the team and their coaches at the match!   

The ASRPA does legislative work, education, training, match sponsorship, Ben Avery partnering and publishes a great little e-newsletter about competition, ranges, shooting and legislation specifically in Arizona. Find out what matches are shot where, what Arizonan is winning championships, read articles about matches, events and shooters in YOUR state! Only $20/yr ($5 juniors). Join NRA, ASRPA, USA Shooting and your local club!

ASRPA Fund-Raising Raffle
an M1 Rifle will be raffled as a fund raiser.
Raffle Rifle Winner will complete a 4473 & NICS Check or CCW.
Proceeds fund the Arizona State Junior Rifle Team to the
National Championships at Camp Perry, OH.
rifle winner
2014 Rifle Raffle Winner

Check out the website for info on competition shooting in AZ!

fees and details subject to change

Bill Poole  - 

Washington's Birthday Match Director

2015 results, click here
2014 results, click here
2013 results, click here

2012 results, click here
2011 Results, Click here
2010 Results, click here

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