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Rimfire Steel Plate Fun Shoot Scheduled Aug. 13 at Platte River SP

LINCOLN – Enjoy a fun and safe day of easy competitive shooting for the entire family at the Rimfire Steel Plate Fun Shoot at Platte River State Park (SP) on Aug. 13.

In this timed event, participants will shoot five strings of fire at five or six steel plates at distances of 20 feet to 30 yards. Shooters must be ages 10 and older. National Rifle Association range safety officers will provide instruction and all equipment will be provided (.22 M&P Sporter rifles, ammunition, and eye and ear protection).

This fun event begins at 9 a.m. The fee is $20. Pre-registration is required. To register or see more events at Platte River SP’s Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex, visit OutdoorNebraska.gov/ohec/#specialevents.

Platte River SP is located near Louisville in Cass County. A park permit is required.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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