The Illinois Tactical Officers Association In Cooperation with the Illinois National Guard is pleased to provide this dynamic training opportunity:
ITOA Tactical Rifle
Field Training Exercise (FTX)
August 30, 2021
0900 to 1400 Registration hours, Shooting until 1530 hrs.
Illinois National Guard Training Facility
1700 Army Rd., Marseilles, IL 61341
Coordinates: 41.2690067, -88.681363
Register online. Limited space.
Check website for status. www.itoa.org
Pre- Registration required
Sworn law enforcement officers only.
Rifle Field Training Exercise
The Rifle FTX provides the law enforcement officer an opportunity to practice with their patrol rifles and carbines on courses of fire that are practical, realistic, and mirror conditions officers are likely to encounter on the street. Only rifles of .223/5.56m/m caliber or any handgun caliber carbine will be permitted on the range.
No rifles over .223/5.56m/m caliber.
The 75-yard A Range is a course of fire for semi-automatic rifles and carbine (.223/5.56m/m caliber only). Fired at distances from 25 to 75 yards. You will need 30 rounds of ammo. Strings of fire are at 25, 40, and 60 yards, and include standing, kneeling, and prone shooting positions.
On the B Range is the 300-meter Pop-Up course. Shooters need a minimum of 20 rounds of ammunition (.223/5.56m/m only) to engage 20 aggressor targets at distances ranging from 50 to 300 meters.
Rifle Position: On the C Range will be a multi-position course of fire.
15 Rounds Rifle.
From 25 yards, the course of fire includes 5 rounds standing, 5 rounds kneeling, and 5 rounds prone. The shooter will make a magazine change from standing to kneeling, and from kneeling to prone.
The shooter will be required to target both body and headshots.
What to Bring
- Box lunch.
- Plenty of drinking water / sports drink.
- Hearing and eye protection MANDATORY
- Proper clothing MANDATORY – Long pants only - no shorts allowed, tight neck T-Shirt, and billed type ball cap to protect from hot brass.
- Knee Pads
- PLENTY OF AMMO - You can estimate the number of rounds you will for each of the above courses of fire. Recommendation: minimum of 300 rounds .223/5.56 m/m rifle.
Law enforcement officers from all ranks, divisions, and special assignments are encouraged to attend.
- $10.00 entry fee for members.
- $50 non-member includes a one-year membership to ITOA.
Note: registration is required