Vintage and modern rifle matches sanctioned by the Civilian Marksmanship Program.

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Match Calendar 2017

This calendar is out of date!

Our 2018 calendar is now available.

REMEMBER: DEGS members who shoot in five DEGS matches during 2017 qualify to win a Garand in our annual raffle! The drawing is held at the yearly club banquet, time and date to be announced.

Match Location: Paradise Hunting Preserve, 3993 Bill Adams Road, Grimesland, NC 27837. See map for details.

Garand Matches

Registration begins at 8:00am. The first relay starts shooting at 8:30am, and the second begins at approximately 10:00am. For specifics on the course of fire, see the main match information page.

Match Dates

  • 18 February - Marksmanship Clinic
  • 18 March - Cancelled due to inclement weather
  • 8 April - 2nd Saturday due to Easter Sunday April 16
  • 20 May
  • 17 June
  • 15 July
  • 29 July (Vintage Sniper Match)
  • 19 August
  • 16 September
  • 21 October
  • 18 November
  • 16 December

Match Fees

Range fee: $20 for public, $15 for DEGS members, $10 for Paradise members, $5 for members of both DEGS and Paradise

Ammunition fee: $25 for 35 rounds of surplus M2 ball ammunition

Please contact us for more information or to pre-register for a match. We have loaner gear and rifles available for all shooters.



Each year, we will kick off the shooting season with a free Garand clinic. Run by a certified CMP instructor, it will have info useful to the new and experienced shooter alike.

Clinic Date: 18 February

Download the clinic flier for more information