Please see the current US Benchrest Hall of Fame standings in Excel format attached.
Here are some of the highlights from the two Nationals that were conducted during 2016.
At the NBRSA Nationals that were conducted at the Ben Avery Range near Phoenix, it was bsically the Larry Costa show. Larry attained 8 points at that match bringing his total to 30. Larry Boers won his first point by winning UNL 100 and Dave Coots brought his total to four by winning UNL 200 and the UNL Grand.
At the IBS Nationals held at Fairchance, PA, Bob Scarbrough, Jr. won five points bringing his total to 23. Dave Bruno, Greg Walley and Jeff Summers continued to chip away at their totals by winning a point each, bringing their totals to 5, 3 and 4 respectively.
Please see the 2015 United States Benchrest Hall of Fame points totals attached in Excel format.
The results of both the IBS (Weikert, PA) and NBRSA (St. Louis) Nationals show both some familiar National-level names in shooting, as well as some first-timers bursting onto the scene. At the NBRSA Nationals at St. Louis some of the new names added to he list are Buddy Ross attaining is first point by winning LV 100. Murray Hicks got on the board by winning the HV Grand, giving him his first two points. Then Joe Hynes started out in a big way by attaining four points with his wins at Sporter 100 and the Sporter Grand,along with HV 200.
Please see the 2014 summary of the United States Benchrest Hall of Fame (in Excel format).
Some Highlights of the 2014 Nationals shooting season:
- Southeast Region shooter Steve Lee had a great IBS Nationals (held at Fairchance, PA) winning his first five points.
- Eastern Region shooter Bill Symons also has a good IBS Nationals winning three points bringing his total to eight.
- Eastern Region shooter Jeff Gaidos had good shoots at both the IBS Nationals and the NBRSA Nationals (held at Holton, MI) winning four points between the two events bringing his total to seven.
The United States Benchrest Hall of Fame was started by Rifle Magazine in 1972 and chose the NBRSA to administer the entity. It set the criteria for induction as needing to acquire ten points by winning yardages, grand aggregates or the Three-Gun championship at the NBRSA Varmint and Unlimited Nationals; with a point for a yardage win and two points for a grand aggregate and three-gun win.
In 1984, the Hall of Fame was transferred to an independent outside agency. And in 1985 winners of similar events of the IBS Nationals were appropriately included with the NBRSA inductees. Today, the United States Benchrest Hall of Fame is administered by 1993 inductee Rex Reneau.