Founded in 1925, our club is affiliated with the NRA, and supports a varety of shooting sports and marksmanship activities for our members from the Southern WI/Northern IL stateline area.

NRA Smallbore Rifle Silhouette

Monday Evenings – Indoor Silhouette Shooting – 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Indoor goes through April 25th.

All members are encouraged to join in the fun.

If you have any questions, call Steve Schmalz at 608-362-7172 for more details.


Have a safe 2022!

Steve Schmalz 608-362-7172
Silhouette Director


Beloit Rifle Club
851 E. Philhower Road (Gate A or Gate B)
Beloit, WI 53511          NRA Club# C0443


Our 80 round monthly NRA sanctioned matches are scheduled on Saturdays again this year. The scheduled dates for these tournaments

  • May 21
  • June 26
  • July 23
  • August 20 – State Tournament
  • September 17

All shooters are encouraged to participate. Come out and have some fun with us.  

2022 Summer Practice Dates:

Our summer practice shoot times are every Thursday evening beginning on May 5th and through Sept 29th. We shoot a 40 round practice match every Thursday night starting at approximately 5:15. We are usually done shooting rifles by 6:30.   ______________________________________________________________________________


The Beloit Rifle Club, 851 E. Philhower Rd, Beloit WI. 53511


Current NRA Silhouette Rules will apply. Competition is open to EVERYONE. Out-of -State competitors are WELCOME. State Championship sponsored by Wisconsin FORCE.


NRA regulation distances and targets will be used. The Tournaments will be 80 rounds each for Hunter and Standard Rifle Classes. Squads within your relay will determine target order. Shooters will score for each other.


Saturday Tournaments and State Championship begin promptly at 10:00 AM. Please be present to register before 9:45 AM. *Sighting-In is from 8:30 to 9:45 AM.


Per NRA rules. Rifles will be weighed and certified before the Tournaments.
Hunter Class: Max weight rifle with scope is 8-1/2 lbs. Trigger pull weight is 2 lbs minimum.
Standard Class: Max weight rifle with scope – 10-1/4 lbs. Trigger pull weight has no limit.


.22LR Standard Velocity or High Velocity ONLY.


NRA Silhouette classification is used for Tournaments. If you do not have a 2018 NRA Silhouette rifle Classification Book, you may purchase one from the Statistical Officer. The booklet is for recording your scores to establish your NRA level of ability. Having a Classification book, also qualifies you for awards. If you do not have a classification book, you can still shoot.


Pin Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Class awards: Master, AAA, AA, A, B and unclassified. Match Winner pins are awarded. 5 and 10 pins are awarded. [Only 10 pins for Master and AAA classes].

State Championship Awards: Special Class and Match awards are awarded ONLY to Wisconsin Residents.


Ties will be decided per NRA Rule 15.3[a]. All ties will be broken by a shoot off immediately following the match.


Monthly Tournament:

Adults: $15.00 per rifle and $25.00 for 2 rifles.
Non BRC Member: $20.00 per rifle and $30.00 for 2 rifles
All Juniors under 18: $10.00 per rifle

State Championship:

Adults: $20.00 per rifle and $30.00 for 2 rifles.
Adult Non WI Resident: $25.00 per rifle and $35.00 for 2 rifles
All Juniors under 18: $15.00 per rifle


Restrooms on grounds. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Please bring your Classification Book if you want to receive awards.



State and Club Director: Steve Schmalz  608-362-7172


Asst. Director: Tim Jaedike

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