The Lapua Monarch Cup schedule has been finalized for 2023. The Lapua Monarch Cup is a series of smallbore rifle silhouette matches contested in Canada, USA, and Mexico. Following an abbreviated schedule in 2022, this year’s event features a competition in each country.
The Lapua Monarch Cup will be the “must-attend” events of the silhouette shooting community for 2023. Schedule for 2023 is:
- 1st Match – Canadian Metallic Silhouette National Championship
- Bull River Shooters Association, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
- June 25-27, 2023
- 2nd Match – NRA Smallbore Rifle Silhouette National Championship
- NRA Whittington Center, Raton, NM, USA
- July 17-19, 2023
- 3rd Match – Lapua Monarch Cup
- Club De Tiro Saltillo Safari, Saltillo, Coahuila, México
- Oct. 21-22, 2023
Competitors earn scores from each match within their respective classification (Master, AAA, AA, & A), giving all shooters an opportunity for $25,000 in cash prizes to be distributed within the three countries.
“The Monarch Cup Board of Directors made the exciting decision to execute the 2nd edition of the LMC during 2023, to make it the most prestigious smallbore silhouette match in the world,” stated Monarch Cup Director Daniel Salazar. “We are focused on taking this shooting sport to a new level, with new scoring system and new awarding system”.
Adam Braverman, VP Sales & Marketing with Capstone Precision Group added “Lapua is very excited to see this match series take place in 2023. We are happy that we were able to include Canada in the 2023 version. The Lapua Monarch Cup is a world class match made even better with Canada’s inclusion.”
Lapua Monarch Cup Board Members are Erich Mietenkorte, Daniel Salazar, Jason Marsh, Alfredo (Pepe) Valdes, and newly appointed Chris Cawthorne. Adam Braverman serves as an advisor. For registration information and the full details on the Lapua Monarch Cup, visit www.lapuamonarchcup.com
For information on the newly created North American Silhouette Shooting Association (NASSA), visit nassasilhouette.org