“Let us all go to Florida in 1915 and show the South…that we appreciate what has been done in the construction of this great Southern range.” From the January 1915 issue of ‘Arms and the Man’ magazine.
In 1910, the National Matches rules specified for rifles to be used as issued by the Ordnance Department without alteration or modification of any kind. An effort was made to form the regulations so that teams could have sufficient latitude to develop their own particular style of marksmanship and at the same time not disfigure the gun.
The railroads played an important part in the conduct of the National Matches.
The Wigger Era closes, sort of, during the 1990s. The NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships saw a handover to the next generation to top shooters, but some of the "old-timers" were still earning wins during the decade of grunge, Friends and Seinfeld.