Event Information

Shooting Rifle Pistol


  • Rifle Pistol Event:
  • Fri, July 20 - Sun, July 22, 2018

  • Schedule

  • Please refer to the Schedule of Events page for more information.

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Other Info

 2018 Entry Form

 2018 Sport Information

Entry Fees

First Shooting Event: $20/participant
Additional Events:
(Shooting Only)

*Targeting fees payable at gun club on day of event. DO NOT INCLUDE TARGET FEES WITH STATE GAMES ENTRY FEES.

 Online Entry Deadline: July 5th at 5pm
 T-Shirt Deadline: July 5th at 5pm

Participants may register on day of event, admitted if space allows

See Schedule of Events page for more deadline details.

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Yellowstone Rifle Club

7212 Molt Rd.
Billings, MT 59106

Laurel Riverside Park

1425 U.S. 212
Jaycee Building
Laurel, MT 59044
(Hwy 212 S. & Yellowstone River)

Billings Rod & Gun Club

2931 Rod & Gun Club Rd.
Billings, MT 59106
(2.5 miles West of Airport on Hwy 3)

Event Sponsored by:


Duff Gray has lived in Billings for over 25 years and is a Montana native. Involved in Yellowstone Rifle Club for over 5 years, Duff has volunteered his time helping with the Junior NRA program at YRC and is active in Bullseye pistol shooting as well. Duff is a Technology Teacher at Billings West High School, this is his second year as a Commissioner.

Irv Wilke is the president of BRGC and LRGC, and has many NRA instructor certificates and a NASP instructor certificate. He is also a hunter education/bow hunter education instructor. He tries his best to introduce young people to the joys of shooting, and the tradition of hunting and the outdoors. He has been involved in the Big Sky State Games Silhouette competition for about 8 years, first at Y.R.C. and now at Billing Rod and Gun Club. This is his second year as a shooting commissioner.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2019 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Schedule of Events

Relays will be posted one week prior to competition.

Event/Relay Information

The following event documents are available for download as PDFs.

Silhouette Schedules

No Relay Times Scheduled – Please come when you have free time, and sign onto a relay. The Billings Rod & Gun Club range will be open for shooters during the following times: Fri: 2:00pm till dark, Sat: 2:00pm till dark, Sun: 7:00am-11:30am

Special Information


You need not be a registered or classified competitor, nor are you required to be a member of a governing body or a shooting group to participate. New shooters and unclassified shooters are encouraged to participate. A competitor’s age category will be determined by calendar year and not by actual birth date. Senior category in Rifle Pistol is 62 plus.

Rifle/Pistol Events Target Fees

$5.00 per competitor paid at each event site. The one-time fee covers all rifle/pistol events at event site. Target fees paid at event site. DO NOT SEND TARGET FEES WITH STATE GAMES ENTRY FEE. Enter teams at site, specific firing times can be pre-scheduled.

Awards Ceremonies

An awards ceremony will be held Yellowstone Rifle Club on Saturday, July 21 at 6:00pm and Sunday, July 22 at 1:00pm. Check with the event coordinator in regards to when your awards will be given.

Other Details

One t-shirt per athlete. For individuals who sign up after July 16, Opening Ceremonies ticket will be at the Information/Will Call booth at Daylis Stadium the night of Opening Ceremonies.

Shooting Rifle Pistol Contacts

Commissioner Event Contact Phone #
Yellowstone Rifle Club (Duff Gray) Airgun Dustin Greenwood (406) 670-1679
Yellowstone Rifle Club (Duff Gray) Bullseye Pistol Lew Muller (406) 969-1527
Yellowstone Rifle Club (Duff Gray) High Power Rifle Matt Waite (406) 208-3440
Yellowstone Rifle Club (Duff Gray) Smallbore Rifle Paul Thurmond (406) 591-2335
Billings Rod and Gun Club (Irv Wilke) Silhouette Irv Wilke (406) 670-6268
Billings Rod and Gun Club (Irv Wilke) Muzzle Loading Jim Griggs (406) 265-7431 (day)
(406)-265-8230 (eve)
Yellowstone Rifle Club (Duff Gray) BB Gun Duff Sweeney (406) 860-6656