Smallbore & Pistol Cartridge Levergun Silhouette


A Silhouette match requires shooting 1/2 scale steel targets representing game animals at varying distances following the rules established by the NRA. The targets are metallic silhouettes of rams, turkeys, pigs, and chickens as shown below. They are cut to different scales and set at varying distances from the shooter and fall when hit.

Targets distances are as follows:
  • (10) Chickens - 40 meters
  • (10) Pigs - 60 meters (non-standard distance)
  • (10) Turkeys - 77 meters (non-standard distance)
  • (10) Rams - 100 meters

More comprehensive information can be found at


TCSA's Smallbore competitions are held on the Silhouette Range.


Smallbore Levergun Silhouette matches are open to anyone that has a lever, pump, or semi-auto .22 caliber Rimfire rifle with a tubular magazine and open sights (no scopes). You can Also shoot for FUN using any .22 calibar rimfire rifle with open sights or scope.

Pistol Cartridge Levergun, a rimmed pistol cartridge loaded with a round or flat nose bullet must be used, i.e. 25-20, 32-20, 38's, 357 Magnum, 38-40, 44's, 44-40, 45 Colt, 45 Long Colt, .22 Magnum and .22 long rifle.


2019 match dates are as follows:
Matches are held Tuesday nights from May through August. Pistol Cartridge starts at 4:30 PM and Smallbore starts at 6:00 PM.

Tuesday match dates:

(Smallbore Levergun Silhouette)
May 14
June 4 & 25
July 16
August 13

(Pistol Cartridge Levergun Silhouette)
May 21
June 11
July 2 & 23
August 20

Saturday matches are held from April through October. Setup and practice is from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Smallbore matches start at 9:30 AM and the Pistol Cartridge matchs start at 11:00 AM.

Saturday match dates:

April 20
May 18
June 8
July 20
August 17
September 21
October 12


Tuesday Matches are $5.00 for the evening (under 18 shoots for free)

Saturday Matches are $10.00 for the day (under 18 shoots for free)


Mike Potter at To print a copy of the schedule click Here.


Will be posted when available.