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

Canada

  • 21-23 August - Canadian Black Powder Championships. Connaught Rifle Range, Ottawa, ON. Dominion of Canada Rifle Association. www.dcra.ca/black_powder.php

UK

  • 3 April - Asquith Cup. Enfield Rifle Long Range Aggregate, 600 & 800 yards, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 4 April - (am) Volunteer Trophy. Military match rifle. 600 yard. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 5 April - National 200 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 8 May - National 300 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 9 May - B. Custance-Baker Cup. 900 yard Championship, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 10 May - National 500 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 13 June - 1000 yard Championship. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 14 June - National 600 yard Free & Enfield Rifle Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • TBC 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
  • 11-12 July - Imperial Historic Arms Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association. www.nra.org.uk
  • 1 August - National 900 & 1000 yard Championships, Bisley. Muzzle loading. Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain. www.mlagb.com
  • 2 August - Metford Trophy. 1100 & 1200 yards (1000 yards concurrent with MLAGB Championship). Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • 17-18 October - Trafalgar Meeting. Bisley. Muzzle loading and breech loading. National Rifle Association. www.nra.org.uk
  • 24 October - Rigby Cup and Whitworth Cup, 600 yards. Bisley. Muzzle loading. Long Range Rifles. www.longrangerifles.co.uk
  • TBC - HBSA "1910 Competitions", 200 yards. Bisley. Includes large bore and small bore black powder service rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • TBC - HBSA Open Mid Range Championship. 300 & 500 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org
  • TBC - HBSA Open Long Range Championship. 900 & 1000 yards. Bisley. Breech loading service and match rifles. Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association. www.hbsa-uk.org

USA

  • 4-5 March - Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 800, 900, 1000 yards. www.azmuzzleloading.com
  • 6-8 March - Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 300-1000 yards. Muzzle loaders, cartridge rifles, vintage sniper rifles. United States International Muzzle Loading Committee. www.azmuzzleloading.com
  • 9-11 March - Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ. 1000 yards. Black powder cartridge rifle, black powder muzzle loader, vintage sniper rifle. www.azmuzzleloading.com
  • 27-29 March - Oak Ridge, TN. 300, 600 & 1000 yards. Muzzle loading and black powder cartridge rifle. Match information - Facebook group
  • TBC - Dick Hoff Memorial Match. Miami Rifle and Pistol Club, Cincinnati, OH. 300, 500 & 600 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles.
  • TBC - NRA Black Powder Target Rifle Championship, NRA Whittington Center, Raton, NM.
  • TBC - 2020 BPTRA Midrange Championships, Colorado Rifle Club, Byers, CO. 200, 300, 500 & 600 yards. Breech loading black powder rifles. https://bptra.org
  • TBC - NMLRA All 1,000 yard Match, Black Powder Target Rifle Match, Camp Atterbury, IN. 1000 yards. Muzzle loading and breech loading black powder rifles.
  • TBC - 2020 BPTRA Creedmoor National Championships, Colorado Rifle Club, Byers, CO. 800, 900 & 1000 yards . Breech loading black powder rifles. https://bptra.org
  • TBC - 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.