CD’s 2022 match season is quickly approaching. If you want to shoot these matches, please sign up ASAP. Knowing ahead of time how many shooters to expect helps us out in match planning. It also reserves your spot in the match.
The Steel Safari is coming up in early June and we have quite a few slots left available. 2022 STEEL SAFARI
The Burris Optics Team Challenge is getting close to our nominal capacity. It’s in mid June in Douglas WY. BOTC 2022
We also have the SAC 2022 SNIPER ADVENTURE CHALLENGE
Our new collaboration with NRL-HUNTER is the BACKCOUNTRY XTREME HUNTER, at CAMEO in SEPT. This is a camping-based field match and will be the first of its kind. BACKCOUNTRY XTREME HUNTER 2022
We are also looking for RANGE OFFICERS at all of these events. Please contact us via email if you’re interested.
Teams will be able to bring either (1) a large military-style duffel bag, OR (2) a cooler, for food or additional gear, ammunition, etc that match staff will throw in a truck and transport to the camp location for you.
Your primary match and camping gear must be packed in by you and may NOT be in this duffel/cooler. This includes firearms, enough ammo to shoot one stage, and tent.
The (1) duffel OR (2) cooler may not be so heavy that your weaker team member cannot carry it by himself about 50 feet. If you choose the (2) cooler, it may not be larger than a 40-quart/liter class cooler, and it may not be powered by batteries etc.
You may pack in whatever else you want, in whatever bags or packs that you want, as long as you carry it from the match HQ/check-in area up to the camp location.
It is almost a certainty that there will be a fire ban on open fires. I expect that this will not include enclosed stoves such as Jetboils and Coleman stoves. However, if a fire ban includes those we will let you know as soon as we do.
There is the option of getting a food vendor that comes close to the camp setup area on one or more days (probably a dinner meal). If there is enough demand for this we can probably make it happen.
Online registration for 2022 Competition Dynamics events will open at 7:00 AM MST THURS JAN 6th.
2022 EVENT DATES
STEEL SAFARI June 3-5, Logan, NM
BURRIS OPTICS TEAM CHALLENGE June 23-26, Douglas, WY
SNIPER ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Sept 1-3, Douglas, WY
SAVAGE BACKCOUNTRY XTREME HUNTER Sept 22-25, CAMEO, CO
TEAM SAFARI Oct 14-16, Logan, NM
SAFARI SPECIAL (CODGER MISFITS) Dec 9-11, Logan, NM
STEEL SAFARI: The Original Hike And Shoot Match. The Steel Safari is the archetypal “hike-and-shoot” long-range rifle match. It tests a wide spectrum of skills involved in getting to a shooting location, identifying targets, and engaging long-range rifle targets with only one shot each. Some of these skills include target recognition, ranging, wind doping, ballistic data management, marksmanship under field conditions, non-standard shooting positions, rudimentary trail skills.
BURRIS OPTICS TEAM CHALLENGE: A hard team match! This match is an extreme test of practical field shooting of rifles, carbines, and pistols, and supporting activities. Two-man teams will be required to navigate rugged desert / mountainous terrain, recognize, locate, range, and engage challenging rifle targets from compromised shooting positions, communicate with their partner and the range officer (RO), and do it under time constraints.
SNIPER ADVENTURE CHALLENGE: The Premier Tactical Adventure Race. You and your partner will undergo tests involving: land navigation; practical shooting with long-range rifle, carbine, and pistols; fieldcraft; problem solving; and other related tasks. Two-man teams will be required to navigate 30-60+ miles on foot to complete the course. Along the way, there will be a series of tasks to accomplish to gain additional points. These tasks may include: shooting problems with long-range rifle, carbine, and pistols; problem-solving; physical challenges; fieldcraft; communication; target recognition; memory; and other tasks.
SAVAGE BACKCOUNTRY XTREME HUNTER. A CAMP-BASED HUNTING CHALLENGE. NRL HUNTER and COMPETITION DYNAMICS have teamed up to bring you a multi-day backcountry hunting adventure! This match is a test of a two-man team’s ability to complete hunting-related challenges while based at a “spike camp” for three nights. A majority of the challenges will take the form of NRL-Hunter shooting stages. For these, both team members will be using rifles that fall into the same NRL-Hunter equipment division (Light, Heavy, or Factory). There will be other hunting-related shooting challenges using guns provided by the match. There will be hunting/field craft challenges, to specifically include coordinate-based and distance/bearing-based land navigation.
TEAM SAFARI: This is a team “hike-and-shoot” rifle match for long-range rifle, semi-auto “carbine,” and pistols. It will test a 2-man team’s ability to locate, range, and engage practical targetry spread in the terrain using both weapons systems. Some of the skills involved include target recognition, ranging, wind doping, ballistic data management, marksmanship under field conditions, non-standard shooting positions, rudimentary trail skills. You can think of the Team Safari as a Team version of the Steel Safari. This match is much easier physically than the TBTC and is more on-par with the Steel Safari.
THE “CODGERS AND MISFITS” MATCH. The STEEL SAFARI has evolved into an extremely competitive match. We have had a lot of feedback from shooters over 50, whose eyes have changed for the worse, that they simply cannot locate or see the targets. For everyone else, we all have guns that we might like to try competitively, but they simply wouldn’t be competitive against STEEL SAFARI Open-Division Rifles. Thus, we came up with this match at the request of JP Enterprises and others.
Please go to the CD web site for match info and registration http://competition-dynamics.com/
We are also looking for RANGE OFFICER volunteers for all of these matches. Please see our Here’s an overview of our Range Officer (RO) Program and then contact email@example.com if you’d like to volunteer
2022 dates and events will be announced soon.