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Events featured include muzzle and breech loading black powder rifle target shooting at distances of 200 yards and beyond.

Canada

  • 24-26 August - Canadian Black Powder Championships. Connaught Rifle Range, Ottawa, ON. Dominion of Canada Rifle Association. www.dcra.ca/black_powder.php

UK

  • 7 April - National 300 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 8 April - Volunteer Trophy. Military match rifle. 600 yard. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 18 May - National 200 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 19 May - B. Custance-Baker Cup. 900 yard Championship, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 20 May - National 500 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 8 June - Asquith Cup. Enfield Rifle Long Range Aggregate, 600 & 800 yards, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 9-10 June - National 600 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 9-10 June - 1000 yard Championship. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 15-17 June - Thorpe Cloud, Derbyshire. 200-400 yard, patched ball rifle, Enfield rifle, any rifle. Muzzle loading. Nottinghamshire Rifle Association. www.nottsra.co.uk/blackpowder.html
  • 24 June - HBSA "1910 Competitions", 200 yards. Bisley. Includes large bore and small bore black powder service rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • 14-15 July - Imperial Historic Arms Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association. www.nra.org.uk/events/imperial-historic-arms-meeting
  • 4 August - National 900 & 1000 yard Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 4-5 August - Metford Trophy. 1000, 1100 & 1200 yards. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 19 August - HBSA Open Long Range Championship. 900 & 1000 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • 26 August - Scottish Historical Rifle Meeting. 200m. Castlelaw Range, Edinburgh. Muzzle loading and breech loading. Event Flyer
  • 15 September - HBSA Open Mid Range Championship. 300 & 500 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • 20-21 October - Trafalgar Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association.
  • 27 October - Rigby Cup and Whitworth Cup, 600 yards. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk

USA

  • 5-7 March - Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 300-1000 yards. Muzzle loaders, cartridge rifles, vintage sniper rifles and bench shooters. United States International Muzzle Loading Committee. www.usimlt.org
  • 8-10 March - Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 1000 yards. Black powder cartridge rifle, black powder muzzle loader, vintage sniper rifle. Arizona Vintage Rifle, www.arizonavintagerifle.com
  • 29-30 March (Thursday & Friday) - Oak Ridge, TN. 200, 300, 600 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading. Match Details
  • 6-7 June - NMLRA National Championship, Black Powder Target Rifle Match, Camp Atterbury, IN. 800, 900 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles. Match Details
  • 28-29 July - Dick Hoff Memorial Match. Miami Rifle and Pistol Club, Cincinnati, OH. 300, 500 & 600 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles. Match Details and Entry Form
  • 5-7 September - NMLRA National Championship, Black Powder Target Rifle Match, Camp Atterbury, IN. 300 & 600 yards (practice match) and 800, 900 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles. Match Details
  • 1-7 October - 2018 NRA Black Powder Target Rifle Championship, NRA Whittington Center, Raton, NM. Match Details
  • 6-7 October - NMLRA Hepsworth Long Range Black Powder Target Rifle Match, Camp Atterbury, IN. 1000, 1100 and 1200 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles. Match Details