$10,000 cash payout is our goal for 2024

Brought to you by Bear Swamp Training Center

Many shooters approached me, and wanted to spice things up. So we are bringing you ME -MARS Expedition.

ME wont be for the feint at heart. ME will allow shooters to win some ammo or gas money through out the season. Lets see who’s going to walk the walk, and walk away with the cash at the end of the 2024 season.

ME- Director is Ken Gage he will be running ME in 2024. You can direct all questions to him at MARSME2023@gmail.com

2024 Qualifier Matches

1. Salisbury, MD Jan 13, 2024

2. QSC Quantico, VA Feb 3, 2024

3. Bear Swamp, Suffolk, VA March 17, 2024

4. Granby, MA April 7, 2024

5. SPSS, Summit Point, W.VA May 25, 2024

6. MacCoon’s Homer NY July ??, 2024

7. TBD ??, 2024

8. Bridgeville, DE July 13, 2024

9. East Glastonbury, CT Aug 18, 2024

ME Payouts

ME Bounties

ME Bounties are opportunities for all MARS members to benefit from the ME series as well. Every ME qualifier match will have a bounty prize attached to it. Any MARS member can win this bounty by being the highest shooter in the standings. That’s right if a MARS member can top the field of ME shooter, you’re going home with the bounty. Only one bounty prize per event. So, who’s going to be the first to take home one of the bounties? MUST be a MARS member to earn bounties.

Bounty Sponsor for each match:
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ME Specific Rules

– Shooter must have an active MARS membership for 2024 to participate.
– $255 ME registration fee gets you into the ME series.
– Hosting MD is not eligible to compete for points during their ME qualifier.
 ME qualifier buy in is $50 per shooter per event. 100% of buy in money is payed back at each qualifier event. 
– Event payout 1st/2nd/3rd 50/30/20% based off event buy in collected.
– ME Qualifier winner will walk away with event qualifier trophy.
– ME shooter is not required to buy in at each event. However, no ME points or trophy
will be awarded unless you bought in for that event.
– ME will have a separate scoreboard.
– ME points earned from event is based off top shooter in matches score. Must win match to earn 100 points.
– Shooter’s top 3 ME scores, plus your MARS Finale points will determine your ME final
– Top shooters move into the ME Touchdown Shootout event.

ME Shootout Event

– ME Touchdown shootout will consist of your top 8 ME shooters battling it out.
– The top 8 shooters will participate in a phased elimination match on Sunday the day after the MARS Finale. All shooters will start the ME Shootout with zero points.

Phase 1 – Top 8 shooters are split into 2 groups based off their ranking and bracket position. Each group will shoot 2 stages, then swap stages and shoot. From the four stages shot each group will lose 2 shooters taking us to the final 4.

Phase 2 – The final 4 will shoot 2 more stages and we will elimniate 2 more shooters.

Phase 3 – The Final two shooters will battle it out to see who will become the 2024 MARS ME Champion.


ME Title Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors


Promote support and win?

The MARS staff will be on the lookout during the 2024 season. Show your support for MARS and the ME series and you will randomly find yourself entered into the end of the year drawings. Display them stickers, shirts and MARS posts, and random acts of sportsmanship to find your way into the end of the year fun. Your name came be entered multiple times. WE ARE WATCHING!!

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