Burning River 120

September 20-22, 2019

Northeast Ohio Airgunners (N.O.A.) is proud to announce the first ever Burning River 120!  This AAFTA Grand Prix event will be comprised of a two-day, 120 shot rifle match and a 40 shot pistol match.  The match will be held at the Twin Oaks Air Rifle Range in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  Come join us for a fun-filled Fall weekend of Field Target!
Schedule of Events
Friday, September 20
  • 12:00 pm 

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • 2:00 pm

sign in

sight in range open

40 shot Pistol FT Match

Saturday, September 21
  • 7:30 am

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am

  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am

  • 9:30 am 

  • afternoon

  • evening

sign in 

sight in range open

shooter's meeting

60 shot Rifle FT Match

lunch to follow FT Match

informal gathering at Cowboy Eat & Drink

Sunday, September 22
  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am

  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am

  • 9:30 am

  • afternoon

sight in range open

shooter's meeting

60 shot Rifle FT Match 

lunch & awards ceremony to follow FT Match

The Twin Oaks Air Rifle Range will close each day at 6:00 pm
AAFTA Match Rules

The pistol and rifle FT matches will be following the American Airgun Field Target Association rules and Grand Prix standards incorporating timers.  The complete AAFTA Handbook including all sections can be viewed and downloaded  Here

Classes and Awards

The event includes the following classes:

  • Pistol FT Match: Hunter and Limited

  • Rifle FT Match: Open PCP, Hunter PCP, WFTF PCP, Open Piston, Hunter Piston, WFTF Piston

Awards will be distributed as follows:

  • 1st Place award – 3 or more preregistered in the Class 

  • 2nd Place award – 5 or more preregistered in the Class 

  • 3rd Place award – 7 or more preregistered in the Class

Price

The fee for this event is $70 which includes registration for the 120 shot rifle FT match and the 40 shot pistol FT match.  Sorry, no discount if you choose not to shoot the pistol match.  Included in this fee is lunch on both Saturday and Sunday as well as a Burning River 120 t-shirt.  And, if you are lucky enough to have a strong few days of shooting, you can walk away with a custom-made award courtesy of our club members.

Twin Oaks Venue Highlights
Club House

The club house is located within a few feet of the generous gravel parking lot.  It offers electricity, large fireplace for colder matches, overhead doors that open to let air circulate and a large monitor where match information and final scores can be displayed.  Table and chairs are available for seating and enjoying post-match lunches.  Shooters assemble here for the shooter's meeting prior to the start of the match.

Sight In Range

The sight in range is near the club house and within a few yards of the field course.  With ample space on the firing line and distances out to 55 yards it offers a great space to get your kit tuned in and ready for the match.  The open field allows for unobstructed winds to test your hold-off.

Woods Course

The woods course offers 15 lanes cut into a labyrinth of thick trees, brush, and some marsh areas.  An access path connects to the main course trail which changes directions 90 degrees at one end to provide the shooters exposure to different wind directions.  On overcast days, dim lighting can make it tricky to focus on targets. 

Field Course

The field course is a bit unique in that the 15 lanes are arranged within an old vineyard.  Some lanes are nestled between the vines while others are out in open fields.  Winds can be blocked in some lanes while other lanes are fully exposed.  Some targets are near the ground while others are mounted higher on posts.

Location
Directions to the Range:

Our Field Target matches are held on the grounds of the Twin Oaks Air Rifle Range. The range is located approximately 6.25 miles east of the Village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio in Geauga County. Traveling on Bell Street, head south on Lucky Bell Lane for about 5/8 of a mile and then head east on Shadow Wood Circle.  Lucky Bell Lane is also accessible from the south off of Stafford Road.  The entrance to the range is at the end of the cul-de-sac.  Please mind your speed, you will be traveling through residential neighborhoods.  From the circle, head down the drive approximately 1/4 mile to the parking area.  Follow the signs for N.O.A.  The street address is: 9911 Shadow Wood Circle, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Do not use this address for Google Maps directions, it will take you the wrong way.  If your directions tell you to turn on Wake Robbin Drive, this is incorrect.  You need to turn down Shadow Wood Circle off of Lucky Bell Lane.  For those of you with a GPS receiver, go to 41.423523,-81.288381. You can also use this link for directions to the entrance drive: Google Maps to Entrance Drive

Lodging and Saturday Evening Gathering

There are several area hotels within a few miles of the Twin Oaks Air Rifle Range.  Camping at the Punderson State Park is also available for a reasonable daily rate.  Camping on the grounds of Twin Oaks Air Rifle Range is not allowed.  We are extending an invitation to anyone interested to join us for a casual gathering and dinner at the Cowboy Food & Drink restaurant and bar on Saturday evening.    

Contact

If you have any questions about this event please contact us through our N.O.A. contact page

Online Registration (ENDED, walk-ins welcome)

Click "Register and Pay" below to pay by PayPal or credit card and complete the registration and equipment form. PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT PAYMENT INCLUDED.

NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE FOOD OR A T-SHIRT IF YOU DO NOT REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 7TH

Mail-In Registration

If paying by check, make $70 check payable to Bill Rabbitt (post marked no later than September 1, 2019) and mail to Bill Rabbitt, 12511 Caves Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026.  Print out and include a completed registration form for each entrant by using the "PDF Mail-In Registration Form" link above.  If you are unable to open and print the PDF form, include the following information with your payment:

  • rifle division (pcp, piston)

  • rifle class (hunter, open, wftf)

  • rifle equipment (manufacturer, model, caliber/scope/pellet)

  • pistol class (hunter, limited) - omit if not shooting pistol

  • pistol equipment (manufacturer, model, caliber/scope/pellet)

  • t-shirt size (small, medium, large, X-large, XX-large)

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