Military Woodstock

Open to wooden-stocked long guns used in military service by any nation prior to 1961.  Iron sights and/or peeps acceptable as long as representative of a standard service configuration.   No scopes or optics of any kind.  Krags, Springfields, Carcanos, Mausers, Mosins, Winchester ’94, Thompsons, Garands, M1 Carbines, Trench Guns (slugs only) and the ever-popular Matchlock are all good candidates.  As long as it was standard military issue.  You wanna shoot your civil war musket and try to obscure the targets for the rest of us?  Fine, as long as you can load and shoot 10 times in 10 minutes!
And no, a 1996 Winchester model 70 is NOT allowed even though it has military roots with the Mauser.  Match Director has final say!  Loaner rifles may be provided with advance notice. 

See below for More Info and our Upcoming Matches.

Current Match Report

Sanner’s Lake Woodstock Match Report – October 2022

Another bright and crisp fall afternoon greeted the intrepid rifleman who made it out to the October Woodstock 2022 “finale” match at Sanner’s Lake, and the benches were once again filled from end to end with classic and interesting vintage military rifles.  It was a good day for shooting, and Jonathan Ramsey and his Schmidt–Rubin came loaded for bear, setting a new Woodstock high score record with a near-perfect 100-7X individual string!  And, as if that wasn’t enough, he bookended it with a pair of 99’s to break his own combined high score record (set just last month) with an outstanding 298-16X.  Congratulations to Jonathan!  The gauntlet has now been thrown down to the rest of us to see if we can match or beat those won’t be easy, that’s for sure.  Further down the standings, Greg Banta and Ron Ferguson duked it out in a battle of Springfields (’03 and Garand), with Greg taking second place combined with an excellent 280-2X, and staying just ahead of Ron in the individual score category as well.  See all the scores and pics below.  Thanks to everybody who supported our matches this year and gave their vintage rifles an opportunity to do battle once again.  We’ll pick it up again next year; keep an eye on the club calendar for dates and times.  Also don’t forget the annual SLSC “Frozen Chosin” match in the January timeframe, will send out more details on that as a date and time become available. 

Upcoming Woodstock Matches

Top Scores

Combined Three Target Score

Jonathan Ramsey - Schmidt-Rubin G-11 - 298-16X   (October 2022)

Jonathan Ramsey - Schmidt-Rubin G-11 - 296-5X (September 2022)

Ling X - M1 Garand - 295-10X 

(September 2016)

Individual Target Score

Jonathan Ramsey - Schmidt-Rubin G-11 -100-7X   (October 2022)

Chris M - Springfield M1903A3 -100-3X            (July 2017)

More Info

Match Description
  • Three strings of ten shots each at an SR-21 target at 100 yards. Each string lasts ten minutes. Total of thirty rounds/thirty minutes plus sighters.   
  • Open to the public.  Non-members coordinate with match director for gate access.



  • 3rd Thursday of the Month; March – October
  • Schedule: 3:30 - gate opens for setup and sign in. First relay: 4:00 - sighters. 4:15 - match starts. 4:55 - match complete. Second relay: 5:00 - sighters. 5:15 - match starts. 5:55 - match complete.


  • SLSC members and non-members $3


  • Just one: wooden-stocked long guns used in military service by any nation prior to 1961. Iron sights and/or peeps acceptable as long as representative of a standard service configuration. No scopes or optics of any kind!

Equipment Needed:

  • 30 rounds ammunition (required) , plus sighting rounds (optional)
  • Spotting scope (optional, but very helpful)
  • Front rest and rear bag if desired - no one-piece rests

Course of Fire Details

  • NRA SR-21 targets at 100 yards. 
  • Three strings of 10 shots in 10 minutes. 
  • Thirty shots total plus sighters.


  • 100 points possible for each string, 300 points total.
  • Shooters ranked by highest individual score and highest combined score.
  • Ties broken by X's, then by highest individual string (for combined scores), then by fewest hits of lowest value. 
  • As above. Match director as the final say for any judgment calls!

Sanners Lake Sportmen's Club
PO Box 1300, Lexington Park, MD 20653

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