Smallbore & Precision Air Rifle
Rio Salado Junior Division
Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Chandler, San Tan Valley, Queen Creek, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Tempe, Glendale, Cave Creek, Tuscon
Qualification shooting provides incentive awards for developing and improving marksmanship skills. It's a drill. We set the standards; you meet the challenge! Progression is self-paced and scores are challenging but attainable. Performance is measured against established par scores and any shooter who meets or exceeds those scores is entitled to the corresponding recognition awards for that rating.
Shooters earn a certificate award that recognizes and highlights the achievement.
The courses of fire in the qualification program are designed to take shooters from beginning skill levels (Pro-Marksman, Marksman) through intermediate levels (Marksman 1st Class, Sharpshooter, Expert) up to a nationally recognized skill level -- Distinguished Expert -- the pinnacle of the program. By the time a shooter completes the Distinguished Expert rating, he or she has attained a proficiency level paralleling that of a competitively classified Sharpshooter.
A record of the date when each rating was achieved and the awards that were acquired will be kept on file by the program administrator.