Midnight Sun Rifle Challenge 2024

Troms Langhold Klubbs welcomes to the Midnight Sun Rifle Challenge at July 12th to 14th

Location & date

Blåtind, Troms (69.185028, 18.698402)
Match date: July 12th to 14th 2024.
Maximum number of shooters: 54
Entry fee: NOK 1,500. Registration opens in SSI April 18th at 2000 h.


July 12th at 1600 h, the PRS style match starts with a short safety and information brief. This brief is mandatory for all competitors. All competitors are divided in squads, and the members of the squads will remain in this configuration until end of the match. There will be used shooting RO`s in all squads. Endex time day one is approximately 2200-2300.

July 13th at 0830 h, day two of the PRS style match the day starts with a short brief at Thomasheimen, before squads are to transport themselves up to the designated ranges and continue the shooting.

Match details

Maximum allowed caliber during the PRS match is .30 cal, 67mm brass length. 300WM and equivalent. Max 950 mps. Ammo count: 170-200 estimated (more info later) – Max range: 950- 1050 meters. PRS style type of shooting.

Allowed equipment

The participants can bring whatever gear they think is suited for the match, and will get a matchbook 1-2 days before match start that states what is allowed per stage etc.

Course of fire

The most of the stages is in an open mountain terrain, The layout of the stages during the competition will be varied and can be associated in several directions. So here the most complete shooter will get the best out of it. Should you fall through on a stage, you can feel more at home at other stages. After the end of the match, the goal will be to see satisfied participants who feel mastery and enjoyment around their shooting! To be clear, MSRC 2024 is NOT a 24 hour match as it was originally, but is now a two day match. The participants are to transport themselves to and from two different main fields, but must get between the stages by foot.


NPRF baseline rules will be followed. Additional rules/guidelines for MSRC will be presented on location July 7th.

Sunday 14.07 at 0800 – ELR competition

The ELR competition starts with a match brief for the shooters that wishes to attend. In this match, there are few match rules but the safety rules always apply. The Sunday extra match does not apply to the NPRF series and don’t cost anything to attend if you are enlisted for the main PRS
match. If you only want to shoot the ELR match, the cost is NOK 300. You are allowed to use any rifle as long as it is safe to operate. The MD has the right to deny any caliber or ammunition that he suspect will damage the steel targets. (12,7X99 with ball ammo is ok) You are allowed to
use a spotter, or two. Ballistic app and laser range finder is allowed. You are allowed to use any tripod, bipod and monopod as long as it is safe to operate. Sunday’s «ELR» shooting will offer significantly longer distances as maximum to exploit some of the field’s potential.
Ammo count: max 36
Max range: Approx 2300m
Two classes:

  • Light: .30 cal and down
  • Heavy: .338 and upwards

Accommodation & Food

Tent for accommodation, sleeping bags, warm clothes etc. you must bring all this by yourself, even if it’s the middle of summer, we are in the north of Norway, and it can therefore be shifting weather during both day and night, but it is usually hot sunny weather in July. There will be access to grills located at the base camp. During the match, the competitor must bring his own food and drink, but water stations will be provided at all stages.


Direct flight from Gardermoen to Bardufoss airport with the possibility to rent a car at Bardufoss Airport and drive yourself to Blåtind, it is about a 26 km drive. You can also fly to Tromsø, with the possibility to rent a car and to get to Blåtind. It is about a 137 km drive. Blåtind shooting range, Troms, Norway.

Questions can be issued in the FB group or by email.