Monthly Matches & Match Results For 2020

For 2019 Match Results, Click HERE!


DIRECTIONS TO THE CLUB: From Fort Valley take HiWay 96 approximately 3 miles West. Turn left on the last road (Gun Club Road) before reaching the HiWay 49 Bypass. The road passes through a pecan orchard, a small housing community and turns to gravel. Cross the railroad tracks and enter the range. If you're on the HiWay 49 bypass, turn East onto HiWay 96 to Fort Valley and take the first road to the right that runs through the pecan orchard. Please do not speed through the housing area!


MATCHES: Each month, the Fort Valley Gun Club holds regular matches on the 1st, 3rd & 4th Saturdays. The matches are detailed below with start times and other information. ALL safety rules apply. The club now has a Porta-Potty and the fees listed below are subject to rising a dollar or two to help offset the cost. Our matches are designed to be FUN but competition can be stiff! In all cases, the Range Officer's decision is final.





First Saturday Matches:

    - Tactical Shooting Matches. These matches are now shot on the first Saturday of each month beginning in February. They will vary and involve pistols, rifles and shotguns at the Match Director's discretion. Setup at 8:00 AM and the matches begin at 9:00 AM. See the monthly schedule for 2017 lower on this page. Contact Match Director Bob Stringer at (478) 919-4727 for details.

    - IBS Centerfire Benchrest Match is shot year round. The first Saturday match will always be 100 yards and begins at 9:30 AM SHARP. Shooters MUST be set up and ready to shoot by start time due to the monthly club meeting at noon. Late shooters will not be allowed to compete. Gates open about an hour prior to the match. It is shot from the benches on the Long Range.

    - .22 Rimfire Benchrest Match is shot following the Centerfire Benchrest Match or after the monthly club meeting during those months when meetings are held. See description under Third Saturday Matches. This match is shot from the benches on the Long Range and the distance for the first Saturday match will always be 100 yards.


Second Saturday Matches:

     - .22 Rifle Standard and NRA Silhouette Match. This match is shot from February through November.  Standard and NRA matches will be shot concurrently. NRA distances are 40, 60, 77 & 100 meters for chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams respectively. Standard distances are 40, 60, 77 meters and 100 yards respectively. There are two classes of NRA rifles: Standard and Hunter. Each class has specific restrictions. The cost is $7.00 for each class of rifle and the Standard match is also $7. The safety briefing is at 10:00 AM and the matches begin immediately afterward.


Third Saturday Matches:

    - IBS Centerfire Benchrest Match is shot year round. It is shot from the bench at 100, 200 and 300 yards. The distances will rotate with the first Saturday matches; i.e., 100 yards one match and 200 yards the next match, etc. The match course of fire is 25 scoring shots fired on five targets each containing 5 scoring bulls and one sighter bull.. Sighting shots are not limited but total time per target is 10 minutes. The first target will be shot and then the next target posted until 5 targets for a total of 25 scoring shots are recorded.

This match will begin at 9:30 AM and all wind flags and warm-up shots must be completed before that time. Match will be shot from the benches using a front rest and rear sand bag or all sand bags as the shooter elects. Any device that locks the rifle in place is NOT permitted and the shooter must contact the rifle in two places when shooting. Sights may be a scope of any power and any centerfire cartridge caliber .30 or lower is allowed. Standard class is open to any rifle weighing 13.5 pounds or less. Varmint class is open to any unaltered factory model rifle suitable for field use. Scope and caliber limits for Varmint class are the same as for Standard class. Class and suitability will be determined by the Match Director. IBS rules are posted here: Contact Match Director Butch Bennett for further information at: or by calling (478) 396-9422.

    - .22 Rimfire Benchrest Match is shot year round. Targets are the IBS 25 bull targets and shot at 50 yards from the benches on the Long Range. The shooter has 25 minutes in which to fire as many sighters as they deem necessary plus 25 shots for score. Rifles are classed as "Custom" or "Sporter". Our rules are relatively relaxed with the emphasis on safety - always - and having fun. The match begins immediately following the Centerfire benchrest match.

Fourth Saturday Matches:

     - Family & Friends .22LR Silhouette Match is held from January through October. January and February matches are shot later in the day due to cold morning temperatures. See the Home Page for match times. Beginning in March, the match will begin at 10:00 AM on the upper range. The range will open at 9:00 AM for practice and sighting in of rifles. Please bring drinks to keep yourself hydrated. To see  detailed information regarding rules and equipment, click HERE!      


Questions concerning any of the matches may be directed to any of the club officers listed on the Newsletter page.


2020 TACTICAL SHOOTING MATCHES: A list of dates and type of tactical shooting matches to be held for the 2020 calendar year are listed below. Each match will be somewhat different so details will be posted on the Home Page prior to the next upcoming match. Questions and inquiries should be directed to Bob Stringer at (478) 919-4727. Bob is the Match Director. Expect some flexibility in the match schedule due to the Director's varying work commitment. All changes will be posted as quickly as possible so be sure to check the Home Page and here for current information.

This is a tentative schedule for 2020. Changes to this schedule will be posted as necessary so please check back frequently or contact Bob Stringer for updates.

01 Feb.           Concealed Carry

07 March        2 Gun, (PCC/Pistol)

04 April          Rifle

02  May          2 Gun, (.22LR Pistol & Rifle)

08 June           Revolver

08 July            Pistol Caliber Carbine

01 August        .22LR Pistol

05 Sept.           Backup Gun

03   Oct            3 Gun

07 Nov             Pistol

05 Dec             Christmas Invitational


Match Director is Bob Stringer
106 Hillridge Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 919-4727








Shooter - Standard Class Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cora Heisterkamp Master   1st AAA/Master                    
Markley, Dan AAA                      
Heisterkamp, Abbey AA   33 MW                    
Cummings, Susannah AA                      
Englehart, Sierra B   1st B                    
Shooter - Hunter                        
Cora Heisterkamp Master                      
Cummings, Suzanna AAA                      
Markley, Dan AAA                      
Heisterkamp, Abbey AA                      
Cummings, Susannah AA                      
Englehart, Sierra A                      
Englehart, Sierra B                      



Averaging 29 & Up With 40 the highest possible score

( * = 1st Place & + = 2nd Place; I = Iron Sights)

Shooter Class


Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Tom Magerkurth AAA                      
Heisterkamp, Cora AAA                      
Heisterkamp, Abby AAA                      
Suzannah Cummings AAA                      
Lowe, Thomas AA                      
Magerkurth, Tom AA                      
Holland, Johnny AA   28 MW                    
Witte, Dave AA                      
Alvin Williams AA                      
Suzannah Cummings AA                      
Lowe, Randy AA                      
Bill NeSmith AA                      
DuCote, Dennis AA                      





Averaging 18-28 With 40 the highest possible score

( * = 1st Place & + = 2nd Place; I = Iron Sights)


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cummings, Foch                        
Caryer, Josh   26 1st A/AA                    
DuCote, Dennis                        
Bonner, Billy                        
Ben Reese                        
Jon Campbell                        





Averaging 1-17 With 40 the highest possible score

( * = 1st Place & + = 2nd Place. (Y) = Youth Class,  SNR = Score Not Recorded)

Shooter Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Holland, Cameren   12                    
Calhoun, Jeremy   15 1st B                    
Cummings, Foch                        
Reese, Ben                        
Caryer, Josh                        







Class Jan Scratch Feb Scratch HC - Mar Mar Scratch Mar Total HC - Apr Apr Scratch Apr Total HC - May May Scratch May Total HC - Jun Jun Scratch Jun Total HC - Jul Jul Aug Sep Oct
Makala McGrath 1A                                      
Landon McKinley 1A                                      
Darren Heisterkamp 1A                                      
Michael Canterbury 1                                      
Brandon Andorfer 1                                      
Logan Ekstrom 1                                      
Grayson Ekstrom 1                                      
Christain Ledrick 1                                      
Landon Russell 1                                      
John Luke Campbell 1                                      
Justin Eubanks 1                                      
Cora Heisterkamp 2A                                      
Abby Heisterkamp 2A                                      
Suzannah Cummings 2A                                      
Sierra Englehart 2                                      
Adri Jordan 2                                      
Josh Caryer 3                                      
Mary Cummings 3                                      

(Class 1 Competes Separately. Classes 2 Through 5 Compete Together. TT = Total Targets, HC = Handicap, AV = Average, MW = Match Winner, * = Class Winner,  + = Second,  # = Third, IS = Iron Sights)




250 - 25X is the highest possible score.

(I.B.S. 100, 200 & 300 Yard Targets are used)

Shooter 4 Jan - 200 Yds 1 Feb 300 Yds 15 Feb 100 Yds                                          
Dave Witte                                                
Larry Warren 230-3X (V) 240-2X (HV) 246-5X (HV)                                          
Walker Smith 236-4X* (V) 238-3X* (V) 242-8X+ (V)                                          
Butch Bennett 241-4X+ (HV) DNF (HV) 245-9X (HV)                                          
Tom Magerkurth 230-1X (HV) 250-11X* (HV) 250-20X* (HV)                                          
Landon McKinney  
Alan Padgett   239-3X (HV) 250-17X+ (HV)                                          
Tom Andorfer 244-5X* (HV) 245-6X+ (HV) DNF                                          
Mike Andorfer 232-3X+ (V)                            
Jennifer Heisterkamp                                                
Ricky Williams   DNF (V) 249-11X* (V)                                          
Pep Newberry                                                
Michael Highnote                                                
Travis  Veranzi                                                
John Woodington                                                
Tom LaMar                                                
Bruce Hinson                                                
John Holliday                                                

(* = Winner, + = Second)(S = Standard, H = Hunter, V = Varmint)



250 - 25X is the highest possible score

(I.B.S. 50 Yard Targets are used)

Shooter Class 4 Jan - 100 Yds 18 Jan - 50 Yds 1 Feb - 100 Yds 15 Feb - 50 Yds                                  
Witte, Dave C                                      
Magerkurth, Tom C 174-5X 238-4X 239-11X 241-6X                                  
Bennett, Butch C 229-3X+ 245-7X+ 241-12X+ 248-9X                                  
Padgett, Alan C   244-9X 239-9X 247-11X                                  
Newberry, Pep C 234-10X* 243-3X 239-10X 250-9X*                                  
Smith, Walker C 204-1X 244-9X 236-8X 249-10X+                                  
Allmon, Jason C                                        
Warren, Larry C 213-4X 246-7X* 235-7X 244-10X                                  
Williams, Ricky C                                        
Lamar, Tom C   236-5X 240-10X 246-6X                                  
Heisterkamp, Jennifer C                                        
Holland, Johnny C                                        
Wayne, Jody C                                        
Everett, Ben C                                        
Andorfer, Tom C 202-4X 243-7X   247-10X                                  
Stafford, Richard C     243-11X* 248-10X                                  
Tawes, Rob C                                        
Warnock, Andrew C                                        
Caryer, Josh S DNF                                      
Andorfer, Brian S 175-2X+                                      
Bennett, Butch S                                        
Campbell, John S                                        
Reid, George S                                        
Magerkurth, Tom S                                        
Witte, Dave S                                        
Andorfer, Mike S 233-9X*                                      
Pagett, Jennifer S                                        
McKinley, Landon S                                        
Williams, Ricky S                                        
Smith, Walker S                                        
Warren, Larry S                                        
Engel, Mike S                                        
Mathews, Ray S                                        

* = 1st Place, + = Second     C = Custom, S = Sporter   /2 = 2nd Score, Doesn't Count




(40 is the highest possible score)

Shooter Class                        
Pep Newberry Iron                    
Larry Warren Iron                        

(^ = Match Winner, * = Class Winner, + = 2nd Place)



Shooter 1 Feb - Concealed Carry 7 Mar - 2 Gun PCC/Pistol 4 Apr - Rifle  2 May - 2 Gun (.22LR Pistol & Rifle) 8 Jun - Revolver  8 Jul -
Pistol Caliber Carbine
 1 Aug - .22LR Pistol  5 Sep - Backup Gun 3 Oct -
3 Gun
7 Nov
- Pistol
5 Dec - Christmas Invitational
Boker, Brandon 161.41                    
Boker, David 110.29                    
Brackett, Mason 132.38                    
Butler, Comer 110.31                    
Carlos 121.50 3rd B                    
Caryer, Josh 112.46
Doan, Aaron 104.46                    
Gray, Al 98.88                    
Ham, Harold 102.09                    
Harris, Jason 106.76                    
Lockhart, David 193.96                    
Lockhart, Radar 119.36 2nd B                    
Minshew, Mike 98.71                    
Patel, Ravi 80.03 MW                    
Phifer, Ricky Sr 137.43                    
Phifer, Ricky Jr 170.41                    
Pless, Jonathan 98.45 3rd                    
Sellers, Ricky 123.01                    
Sirmans, Curtis Jr 116.36 1st B                    
Stringer, Bob 114.38                    
Wells, Jeff 94.79 2nd                    

* = Class Winner, + = 2nd Place, # = 3rd Place, MW = Match Winner, RO = Range Officer

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