Published On: August 10th, 2022Categories: Lapua, Shooting Competitions

Sedalia, MO – The 2022 Lapua Monarch Cup held its ceremonial first rounds fired and is underway! The first leg of the Lapua Monarch Cup is going on now, August 8-9, in conjunction with the NRA Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Championship at the Ridgway Rifle Club in Ridgway, PA.

In its inaugural year, the Lapua Monarch Cup is a series of smallbore silhouette shooting matches hosted in two different countries: United States and Mexico. Competitors will earn points from each match within their respective classification (Master, AAA, AA, & A), giving all shooters an opportunity for over $100,000 in cash and prizes. Lapua’s Monarch Cup is recognized as the must-attend event of the silhouette shooting world. The Lapua Monarch Cup board would like to thank all of their amazing sponsors who have helped to make the Cup the premiere Silhouette series.

Capstone Precision Group
Creedmoor Sports
Decot Hy Wyd Sport
Krieger Barrels
Redding Reloading
SK Ammunition
SKB Cases
Swarovski Optik
Tally Rings
Tumbleweeds Custom Rifles

Smallbore silhouette shooting is a fun and challenging shooting discipline that has competitors taking aim at a variety of steel chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams. Shooters, standing and unsupported, take aim at four banks of silhouettes at increasing distances, shooting 40 targets in all. For every silhouette knocked down, the competitors earn one point.  Smallbore shooters are shooting at distances of 40, 60, 77 and 100 meters, and High Power at 200, 300, 385 and 500 meters.

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