July 20, 2024


American Legion Post 16
1301 Greenview Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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This competition will be held as a In Person & Virtual competitions! 

If you are participating via postal, if you have your own Orion scoring system, scores will need to be reported by Saturday at 2:00. 
If you do not have an Orion, please contact Michele Happs ASAP so that targets can be mailed and returned.

Virtual scores posted by 2:00 pm, awards ceremony (if possible) within an hour (at the most) of the last shot down range or 2:00 whichever is latest. 
If restrictions prevent an in person awards ceremony, a video recognizing the participants will be available by 5:00 pm.

$15 per shooter


Deadline: July 19, 2024 at 5PM 

Maximum of 40 Shooters permitted

There will be NO on-site registration



3 Position Sporter Air Rifle individual
3-Position Precision Air Rifle individual competition

Junior (9-14)
Senior (15-18)

Clear Barrel Indicators (CBI’s) are required for all rifles. 


Target:  Orion scoring system will be used
Course of Fire: 
Sixty (60) shots; three stages at 10 meters (33 feet)
8 minutes combined preparation and sighter period
                   20 minutes prone (20 record shots)       
                   5 minutes changeover
                   5 minutes sighter period
                   25 minutes standing (20 record shots)
                   5 minutes changeover
                   5 minute sighter period
                   20 minutes kneeling (20 record shots)
Shooters must furnish their own rifle, pellets and equipment.  Compressed air will be available.  CO2 will not be furnished. 
Clear Barrel Indicators (CBI’s) are required for all rifles. 
Ammunition:    100% lead wadcutter pellets are the only approved pellets for use during the match.    

National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules (CMP)
Latest Edition of the National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules.  The wearing of eye protection is mandatory.  Scoring will be done utilizing the Orion Scoring System. Sporter Air Rifle equipment and clothing will be according to rule 4.2-4.3, and 4.7.  Precision Air Rifle equipment and clothing will be according to rule 4.4 –4.7

Michele Happs

2024 Virginia Commonwealth Games merchandise will be available for purchase online.


2024 Virginia Commonwealth Games bronze, silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division  



Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Michele Happs at​

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Virginia Amateur Sports office at

All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. Virginia Amateur Sports reserves the right to make changes to the sport information noted on this page. Some dates, locations and times may change due to registration numbers. Participants are encouraged to check sport info often for any changes.

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