COSSA Kids

COSSA Kids

NRA Youth Marksmanship Qualification Program.

4 -position Small Bore Rifle Qualification

 

4-Position Stage Skill Course of Fire

For Pro-Marksman through Expert ratings: ten bullseyes (set of concentric scoring rings) must be fired for each rating. Each bullseye must contain five shots and the total score for the five shots must meet or exceed the required score. The ten bullseyes do not have to be fired consecutively or in the same session. (Option - the number of shots per bullseye may be reduced if scoring becomes difficult. Example: three shots on one bullseye and two shots on another.)

Rating Position Shots per Bullseye No. of Bullseyes Min. Score Per Bullseye
(AR-4, A-17, A-23, TQ-1, TQ-5, or TQ-40 targets)
Min. Score Per Bullseye
(AR-5 target)
Basic Practical This rating is achieved by completing the practical exercise conducted during an NRA Basic Rifle Course.
Pro-Marksman Any 5 10 20 15
Marksman Any 5 10 25 20
Marksman 1st Class Any 5 10 30 25
Sharpshooter Any 5 10 35 30
While developing position skills (Bars 1 - 9), shooters should NOT concentrate on the development of just one position; they should begin to earn qualifying targets in all positions concurrently. Position bars may be obtained as they are earned without regard to numerical sequence.
Bar 1 Prone 5 10 40 35
Bar 2 Sitting 5 10 30 25
Bar 3 Sitting 5 10 35 30
Bar 4 Sitting 5 10 40 35
Bar 5 Kneeling 5 10 30 25
Bar 6 Kneeling 5 10 35 30
Bar 7 Kneeling 5 10 40 35
Bar 8 Standing 5 10 30 25
Bar 9 Standing 5 10 35 30
Expert Standing 5 10 40 35

For the Distinguished Expert rating: ten strings -- consisting of 5 bullseyes in each string -- are required for each position. Two shots are fired on each bullseye. Each five-bull string must be fired as a complete unit and each bullseye in the string must meet or exceed the required score or the entire string must be refired. (See witness requirements)

Distinguished Expert Prone 2 10 18 15
Sitting 2 10 18 15
Kneeling 2 10 16 13
Standing 2 10 16 13

Rifles, ammo, Ear and Eye protection are provided by COSSA. A parent or guardian must sign in for each child that is shooting. The fee for each child is $10.00 on the day of the shoot. Coaches will be there to assist all children on the proper positions.

Regular Shoots: 

3rd Saturday of the month all year. Starts at 10 a.m.

 

If you have question please contact us at cossakids@cossapark.com