December 8th, 2009

Doan Trevor Completes USA Veterans Team Palma Raffle Rifle

Doan Trevor, a gunsmith based in New Mexico, has created a stunning Palma rifle to benefit the USA Veterans Rifle Team. Doan, a gifted wood-worker and machinist, crafted the high-grade walnut stock, fitted the barreled action, and custom-fabricated many of the gun’s metal features. The step-by-step process of creating this one-of-a-kind rifle is illustrated on Doan’s website. Visit DoanTrevor.com, to see the Veterans Team Rifle being built from start to finish. Below are photos of the finished rifle, plus the “work in progress”.

USA Veterans Team Rifle

USA Veterans Team Rifle

The USA Veterans Team Rifle carries a unique serial number signifying the 2011 World Championships in Australia. CLICK HERE to learn more about the US Veterans Rifle Team, www.USAVRT.org.

Rifle Raffle Tickets Cost $5.00
You have a chance to own this special Trevor-built Palma Rifle. Raffle tickets for the USA Veterans Team rifle can be bought for $5 each or six (6) for $25 from Mike StClair, 12138 Eastglen Street, San Diego, CA 92131. Questions? You can email Mike: estclai1 [at] san.rr.com. Make checks payable to Palma Promotions.

Components Donated for USA Veterans Team Rifle
A variety of individuals and businesses donated components for the USA Veterans Team Rifle. Krieger Barrels donated the barrel while Scott Riles provided front sight and trigger. Doan Trevor and Richards Microfit jointly donated the stock, while Stillers Precision Firearms, LLC provided the stainless Predator action.

Contact: Doan Trevor, DoanTrevor.com, Ph: 505-890-0368. Photos © Sue Trevor 2009.

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December 8th, 2009

NRA Announces 2010 Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship

Collegiate Shooting logoIn April 2010, Purdue University will host the expanded NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship. This event will be open, for the first time, to ALL levels of collegiate shooters. This new championship format will include NRA College Rifle Clubs, Varsity Rifle Teams, ROTC Teams, and independent shooters, for which there is currently no national championship. The 2010 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship will be held April 8-11 at the Purdue University Armory.

The championship will feature smallbore and air rifle competitions, plus training summits for participants and coaches. Both individual and team champions will be named for NRA College Rifle Clubs, Varsity Rifle Teams, and ROTC Teams. Shooting in the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Sectionals is required to qualify for the championship. Additionally, the top three teams and top five individuals from sectionals earn free entry to the championship. The official NRA Collegiate Smallbore target is the NRA/USAS 50 target, which must be used for Intercollegiate Sectionals.

NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship
April 8-11, 2010
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2010 Rifle Championships Program

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