2012 24-HOUR SNIPER ADVENTURE CHALLENGE
27-29 JULY 2012 at SniperCountry (Washakie, Box Elder, Utah)
OFFICIAL TARGETRY SYSTEMS - AA TARGETS
OFFICIAL 2012 OPTIC - TRIJICON TARS
OFFICIAL 2012 OUTERWEAR - ARC'TERYX LEAF
Registration is currently closed. The registration window is: Jan 24, 2012 to Jul 27, 2012
The 2012 match is completed! Here are the results: RESULTS.
As we decompress from the match we'll post a bunch of photos, video, and reports from the event!
Sample race materials: Handout, Radio Schedule, Route Sheet
Some photos and video are being posted to this thread on SnipersHide
Photo Gallery 1, Photo Gallery 2
Nine Lessons Learned During My First Adventure Race from the Vuurwapen Blog
Dark Moments - The 24 Hr. Sniper Adventure Challenge - Bryan Yeung's Report
Video interview with 2nd place team - Murphy/Daniel
Video interview with McRae brothers
Another race AAR
Report over on ITS Tactical
Google map of the 2012 checkpoints - Thanks Lauren!
The 2013 event and dates will be set later this fall - stay tuned for future event dates!
Two-man teams will be required to navigate at least 30 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.
Teams must carry all the gear they use to complete land navigation and all tasks, though it may be abandoned at any time. Teams must carry one long-range rifle, one carbine, and two pistols for the entire course. Refer to the Required Gear List for items required for all teams/competitors. All other gear is left to the discretion of the team based on the task briefing. This information will be posted to this web site far in advance of the match date.
- Match duration: roughly 2 days
- Baseline land navigation of roughly 30 miles
- Bonus land-navigation points additional roughly 6 miles
- Extremely rough high desert terrain
- GPS prohibited for land nav - Required to bring as emergency equipment
- No support crew will be permitted.
- Field shooting challenges include long-range shooting, precision shooting, assault stages, target identification and shoot/no-shoot decisions, and related problems
- Approximate maximum target distances: rifle 1200 yards; carbine 500; pistol 100
- Unknown, various, and non-standard target sizes
- Max long-range rifle caliber .338 LM, minimum 6mm
- Max carbine caliber, .300WSM; max barrel length 20 inches (not including suppressor), minimum caliber .223
- You will not need special gear for technical climbing
- Tests may include basic lock picking, pad locks, combo locks and hand cuffs. Also knots.
- Night vision optics not required and not permitted
- Major control points (stages and challenges) must be taken in-order. Bonus control points may be taken in any order. Match briefing will take precedence.
- Almost all targetry will be reactive armor steel plate
- Round count (minimums): Long-range rifle: approx 50; carbine: approx 100; pistol: approx 100.
- Cost: $585 per team.
- Refundable deposit of approx $130 required for issued radio gear. Cash or check at match check-in, full refund upon return of radio.
Our match staff has a proven track record of running innovative, safe, and fair practical/field matches. Zak Smith is the match director. He has administered seven major field/practical shooting matches since 2006. Cody Carroll and Ray Sanchez are the Assistant match directors. Cody is a former military sniper and has deployed in both conventional and special operations units; he also teaches military tracking. Cody will be in charge of laying out the land nav portions of the event and designing any physical challenges. Ray is a trainer, former pro athlete, and extremely talented shooter; he has won the Steel Safari multiple times and was Assistant Match Director at the 2011 Thunder Beast Team Challenge.
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