Smallbore Silhouette


small boreA Silhouette match requires shooting 1/5 scale steel targets of animals at varying distances. Matches follow NRA rules for smallbore silhouette. The targets are metallic silhouettes of rams, turkeys, pigs, and chickens as shown below. 

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

More comprehensive information can be found at


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


Matches are open to anyone who has a .22 cal rimfire rifle. For official NRA scoring they must fit into one of these two NRA classifications:

  • Smallbore Silhouette (max. weight of 10 lbs. 2oz.)
  • Smallbore Hunting Silhouette (max weight of 8.5lbs.)


You can also shoot just for fun using a .22 caliber rimfire rifle with target velocity ammunition. Rifles equipped with a scope are not required but are highly recommended.


small boreMatches are held Wednesday nights from May through August, at 6:00 PM. Setup and practice from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

NRA approved match dates for 2024 are as follows:

May 22nd
June 12th
July 3rd & 24th
August 21st


$5.00 per night.


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