Rifle Small Bore
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives (BATFE). They are the entity of the United States Federal Government who are responsible for regulating all firearms commerce, and maintain all firearms import/export authority within the United States. Competitors will need to complete the Temporary Importation of Firearms Form 6NIA found here:
The form MUST be completed & returned to the address on the form well in advance of the intended travel dates (approximately 4-6 months). Once you have received your form back from the ATF Importation Office, you will need to carry the form with your firearm at all times, and you must show this form to the Customs Agents upon entry into the United States. The World Police & Fire Games have assigned a contact person to assist competitors traveling with firearms:
Major Richard Perez, Fairfax County, Va. Police Department
Please contact Major Perez if you require assistance with transportation of your firearms & ammunition.
This information is also covered in the Official Entry book beginning on page 54:
COMPETITORS WHO ARE TRAVELING TO/FROM/THROUGH THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ARE REMINDED THAT FIREARMS & AMMUNITION (INCLUDING AMMUNITION COMPONENTS AND INERT AMMUNITION) ARE HEAVILY REGULATED WITHIN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. WHILE CERTAIN MAKES & MODELS OF OLYMPIC COMPETITION PISTOLS ARE EXCEPTED, COMPETITORS ARE REQUESTED TO FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH THE LAWS REGULATING FIREARMS & AMMUNITION PRIOR TO TRAVEL TO & THROUGH THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA LOCATED HERE:
The Club does not have storage/locker facilities for competitors equipment. Firearms storage will be provided by the Fairfax County, Va. Police Department at pre-designated Police sub-Stations.
This subject is covered in depth beginning on page 54 of the Official Entry book.
There are several shopping malls (Manassas Mall, Potomac Mills Mall); the historic Manassas Battlefield, & Prince William Forest Park are all within a relatively short driving distance (10 - 15 miles).
Transportation subjects are covered in the Official Entry book found here: http://fairfax2015.com/pdf/2015entrybook-10092014.pdf beginning on page 27 of the book. The Fairfax Rod & Gun Club is designated as Venue No. 37 on the Venue Map.
The Club has free wireless connections (WiFi) located in the Clubhouse. Wireless telephone signals are weak on the Mann range . There are hard-wired emergency-only telephones located on the actual range itself.
There are several lodging options available. The two closest to the Club, are located within a 5 - 7 mile radius :
The Olde Towne Inn
9403 Main St Manassas, VA 20110;
The Best Western Manassas
8640 Mathis Ave
Manassas, VA 20110.
No - there are numerous banking institutions within a 2 mile driving radius of the Club. The Pro-shop will process credit card transactions, however the canteen service is cash only.
The Club has a canteen service on site, which will provide a boxed lunch menu in the morning. Competitors electing to use the boxed lunch service will make their selection before the match, and then the boxed lunches will be delivered to the range during the lunch hour. Breakfast will be the responsibility of the competitor (The canteen is not open for breakfast). There are also multiple fast-food options within a 2 mile driving radius of the Club (competitors will be responsible for their own transportation to/from off-site food services).
Per the Club’s rules, competitors are required to use appropriate eye & hearing protection while on the firing line. Competitors will furnish their own equipment (firearms, spotting scopes, shooting mats, eye protection, hearing protection, etc.) necessary to compete in the events. The WPFG will furnish all target hanging clips. All firing will be conducted on paper targets, using backer sheets. Target frames will be provided. Competitors will be responsible for changing out their own targets during the matches.
There is no gunsmith on-site.
The Club’s Pro-shop will be open for business during the match. The Pro-shop normally stocks recreational & hunting grade ammunition. If a competitor requires the use of match ammunition (Eley Red, Eley Black, Tenex, or Lapua), please contact us in advance at: firstname.lastname@example.org , and we might be able to have it available on-site for purchase.
Yes. The tentative date for sighting-in is set for July 1st, 2015 from 9:00 AM - 3:00PM EST. Any competitor desiring to sight-in their rifles, will be given 1 hour during that period to do so.
The range has a 30-position covered concrete firing point. There are portable toilets located within walking distance of the range. There are indoor toilets & showers located in the Clubhouse.
The World Police & Fire Games will provide transportation to and from the pre-determined transportation hubs outlined in the Official Entry book here:
Transportation is covered beginning on page 27 of the book. The Fairfax Rod & Gun Club is designated as Venue No. 37 on the Venue Map.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Reagan National Airport (DCA) are both located within 25 miles of the Club, with a slight edge given to Dulles, for ease of transportation & proximity to the Club.
The Club is located at
7039 Signal Hill Rd. Manassas, Va. 20110.
It is located 30 miles to the southwest of Washington, DC in Prince William County, Va. It is approximately 13 miles northwest of Quantico Marine Corps Base, and about 14 miles west of Woodbridge, Va.
The National Rifle Association Smallbore Rifle Rules,
January 2014 Revision will govern the events. A copy of the rules may be
downloaded here: http://compete.nra.org/documents/pdf/compete/RuleBooks/SBR/
sbr-book.pdf Event specific information is covered on page 90 of the Official Entry
July 2nd - 3rd, 2015
The Fairfax Rod & Gun Club, Venue No. 37, on the Mann Rifle Range.