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Events featured include muzzle and breech loading black powder rifle target shooting at distances of 200 yards and beyond.

Canada

  • TBC - Canadian Black Powder Championships. Connaught Rifle Range, Ottawa, ON. Dominion of Canada Rifle Association. www.dcra.ca/events

UK

  • April 1 - Asquith Cup. .577 Military Percussion Rifle Long Range Aggregate, 600 & 800 yards, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • April 2 - National 200 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • April 3 - National 300 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • May 6 - 500 yard practice (am), Volunteer Trophy. Military match rifle. 600 yard (pm). Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • May 7 - B. Custance-Baker Cup. 900 yard Championship (am), 1000 yard practice (pm). Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • May 8 - National 500 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • June 10 - 500 yard practice (am), 900 yard practice (pm). Bisley. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • June 11 - 1000 yard Championship. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • June 12 - National 600 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • June 17-19 - Thorpe Cloud, Derbyshire. 200-400 yard, patched ball rifle, Enfield rifle, any rifle. Muzzle loading. Nottinghamshire Rifle Association. www.nottsra.co.uk/blackpowder.html
  • June 20 - HBSA "1910 Competitions", 200 yards. Bisley. Includes large bore and small bore black powder service rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • July 9/10 - Imperial Historic Arms Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association. www.nra.org.uk/imperial/iham/
  • August 6 - National 900 & 1000 yard Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • August 7- Metford Trophy. 1100 & 1200 yards (1000 yards concurrent with MLAGB Championship). Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • October 15/16 - Trafalgar Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association. www.nra.org.uk/competitions/trafalgar-meeting/
  • October 28 - 300 yard practice (am), 500 yard practice (pm). Bisley. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • October 29 - Rigby Cup and Whitworth Cup, 600 yards. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.uk
  • TBC - HBSA Open Mid Range Championship. 300 & 500 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • TBC - HBSA Open Long Range Championship. 900 & 1000 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org

USA

  • March 23-31 - Desert International Black Powder Long Range Championship, Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 500 - 1000 yards. https://azmuzzleloading.com/index.php/long-range/
  • March 25-26 - Oak Ridge, TN. 300, 600 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading and black powder cartridge rifle. Match information (to follow) - Facebook group
  • May 19-22 - 2022 BPTRA Midrange Championships, Colorado Rifle Club, Byers, CO. 200, 300, 500 & 600 yards. Breech loading black powder rifles. https://bptra.org
  • August 4-7 - High Plains 1000yd Challenge Money Match, Colorado Rifle Club, Byers. Breech loading black powder rifles. https://bptra.org
  • September 22-25 - 2022 BPTRA Creedmoor National Championships, Colorado Rifle Club, Byers, CO. 800, 900 & 1000 yards. Breech loading black powder rifles. https://bptra.org

International

  • August 1-7 - MLAIC Long Range World Championships. 300, 500, 600, 900 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading. Hungary (venue TBC). www.mlaic.org