|1997...Our Winningest Season
The 1997 La Cholla Challenge... 500 Meters
Rich Mishler Smashed the previous world record and won hitting 34/40 Targets, Slamming Down 9/10 Rams at 500 Meters! This Was Open Sights, Handguns, 500 Meters... Can You Believe It?
His Gun Was the BF Ultimate Silhouette in 7mm US Chambering.
IHMSA 1997 Internationals... Small Bore Unlimited
Steve White Beat All Of The Custom Unlimited Guns With His Production Gun...
The BF Ultimate Silhouette in 22 Long Rifle Match. Steve White... Champion of All The World!
IHMSA 1997 Internationals... "Iron Man" All Around Champion
Steve White Won Using His BF Ultimate Silhouette for Small Bore Production and Unlimited Classes (2 perfect scores), and Borrowed a BF Ultimate Silhouette in 7mm US For Big Bore Production Class. Steve White, "Iron Man", The Best In The World For 1997.
1997 IHMSA Cast Bullet Internationals
Dennis Trautman Won With His BF Ultimate Silhouette In 30 Max Chambering.
Dennis Trautman... Champion Of All The World!
NRA Nationals... Small Bore
Marvin Tannahill Won the Small Bore Conventional Standing Pistol Title.
His Gun Was a BF Ultimate Silhouette in 22 Long Rifle Match.
NRA Nationals... Big Bore
Marvin Tannahill Won the Conventional Freestyle Title.
His Gun Was a BF Ultimate Silhoutte in 7mm US Chambering.
NRA Nationals... "Iron Man" All-Around Title
Marvin Tannahill used is BF Ultimate Silhouette 22LR Match in Conventional and Conventional Standing Categories and he used his BF Ultimate Silhouette 7mmUS in Big Bore Conventional Freestyle to capture the "Iron Man" title!
NRA Nationals... Small Bore Hunters Pistol
Marvin Tannahill won the Open Sight Hunter's Pistol Championship with his BF Ultimate Silhouette 22LR Match and went on to capture the Byron Engle (Iron Man/4-Gun) Trophy.
1997 IHMSA Internationals... Big Bore Unlimited Any Sight
Harry Alder Took Second Place With His BF Pistol in 7mm Chambering.
1997 IHMSA Internationals... Big Bore Unlimited Standing
Hal Simpkins Captured Second Place With His BF Pistol In .357 Magnum.
1997 IHMSA Internationals... Big Bore Class AAA
Randy Fussell Took First Place with 78/80
His Gun: BF Ultimate Silhouette in 7mm US Chambering.
Mike McGowen Took Second Place with 77/80
His Gun: BF Ultimate Silhouette in 7mmUS Chambering.
Pensylvania State Championships
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Won By Competitors With BF Ultimate Silhouette Pistols.
All Perfect Scores... The Champion Decided by Shoot-Off.
Jerry Gregg... PA State Champion. His Gun: A 6.5mmUS BF Utimate Silhouette.
Minnesota State Championships
Brian Krueger Won The Production Class Title.
His Gun: A 6.5mmUS BF Ultimate Silhouette Pistol.
Doug Standall Won The Small Bore Production Class Title.
His Gun: A 22 Long Rifle Match BF Ultimate Silhouette Pistol.
Texas State Championships
Micky Smith Captured The Title For His Class In Field Pistol.
His Gun: The BF Pistol in 30-20 Winchester Chambering.
There Are Many More Winners We Haven't Heard From...
These are only the winners we've heard from or read about... we don't want to leave anyone out. If you know of a winner with a BF Pistol, please let us know and we'll post him/her in our 1997 Winningest Year Report.