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RIFLE COMPETITION RULES

IN ALL COMPETITIONS AT LEAST 3 PEOPLE MUST SHOOT IN A DIVISION FOR IT TO COUNT AS A COMPETITION

 

.22 Rifle Competition 2012.

A) Any .22 rifle may be used with any action, Bolt, Semi auto or Martini

B) Any sights. Iron, Telescopic or Red dot etc.

C) Any support, Sling, Bipod, Box or bag etc.

D) Any shooting position, Prone, Standing, sitting or kneeling.

The Detail will consist of 50 rounds.

100 yds, 10 shots.

50 " two targets ten shots on each.

25 " " " ten shots on each.

Target @ 100 yds will be the round 25/50 mtr target.

Target @ 50 yds will be a "Man" target -- 10 shots

( the head counting higher than the torso ).

AND

Five round targets -- 2 shots on each.

Target @ 25 yds will be a Figure 11 25 mtr target -- 10 shots.

AND

A 10 spot target -- 10 shots,

( one shot in each spot )

Any target with extra shots on will have the highest score deducted. Any shot cutting the line

will count as the higher score

The Detail will be 20 minutes long.

A) You will start from the 200 yd. firing point.

B) Your Rifle is to be bagged and you will carry 50 rounds and your empty magazines about your person. Any supports must be carried with you.

Magazines must not be pre charged

C) On the command "Carry on" you will move to the 100 yd. firing point and engage your targets.

D) On completion of your detail the RCO must clear your rifle before it is bagged

 

Black powder cartridge competition

Course of fire a maximum 2 fouling shots into the sand followed by 10 rounds at the target. Scoring is according to the numbers printed in the scoring zones, inward scoring if the line is broken. In the event of a tie, 3 rounds will be fired at the tie breaking head scoring zones. Shots are taken in the prone position at 100yards at a 1/5 scale buffalo target representing a 500 yard shot.

Rifles - any pre-1896 single-shot rifle, original or replica with an exposed hammer. The rifle can be military or commercial. Popular rifles include the Model 1874 Sharps, the Remington Rolling Block, and the Model 1885 High Wall.

Sights Scopes of the period, original or replica, tang-mounted veneer-style peep sight, Cowhorn or Vee sight, front sight fixed or taking interchangeable inserts are allowed.

Ammunition - Cartridges must be loaded with plain base cast or swaged, paper patched or grease groove lead bullet. Only black powder is allowed. Popular cartridges include the .40-65 WCF, .40-70 Sharps Straight, .45-70 and .45-90 WCF.

Cross-Sticks - Cross-stick rests may be any length, but are limited to 1" x 2" in thickness and width, or 1 1/2 in diameter. The sticks must be hinged by bolt so they can pivot. Spikes are limited to 3". One layer of padding is allowed on the sticks.

Black Powder cartridge competition Free Rifle

Any Black Powder cartridge rifle that is not part of the above my be used in the free rifle, course of fire as above

 

 

SPORTING RIFLE COMPETITION

This competition is designed to simulate a field stalk; heavy sniper style rifles are excluded

Rifle

Any full bore rifle that would normally be used in the field to take game, i.e. a deer stalking rifle, fox shooting rifle, big game rifle. Classic Military rifles designed up to 1945 including No4 Enfield may be used if fitted with a blade foresight and open back sight (no dioptre) or fitted with a telescopic sight and have been modified as a sporting rifle. Spirit of a sporting rifle.

Rifle may be scoped or un-scoped and fitted with a bipod

You may use any shooting aid that you would normally carry in the field i.e. rucksack as a rest or sticks to shoot from.

You may not use anything that you would not normally carry in the field for support. Any sling fitted must be attached to the front and rear of the rifle as in normal carrying position. No single point sling allowed

Target to be animal target deer, boar, chamois, only shots into the killing area to score; high score for hart shot lower score for engine room that misses hart some animal targets may have additional scoring area in shoulder. The target and killing area will be shown before the competition starts

Course of fire

Range 100 yards. 9 rounds, 15 minutes to complete competition.

3 round prone, 3 rounds kneeling or sitting 3 rounds standing. Bipod and sticks or rest may be used

Rifle and magazine to be unloaded before changing position,

Two divisions, scoped and iron sights. Prizes to three places, if less than 5 people take part then only first prize will be awarded.

In the event of a draw for first place, the highest number of hits to the hart will decide the winner. If a shoot off is a needed and time permit, then 3 shots standing in two minutes to decide, if still inconclusive first prize will be shared.

Any person without a qualifying rifle may take part, but will not be eligible for a prize,

Zeroing practice cannot be guaranteed all rifles should be zeroed before the day of the competition.

FIELD RIFLE COMPETITION

Rifle and Equipment as for sporting rifle

This competition is designed to simulate a field stalk; heavy sniper style rifles are excluded

Rifle

Any full bore rifle that would normally be used in the field to take game, ie a deer stalking rifle, fox shooting rifle, big game rifle. Classic Military rifles designed up to 1945 including No4 Enfield may be used if fitted with a blade foresight and open back sight (no dioptre) or fitted with a telescopic sight and have been modified as a sporting rifle. Spirit of a sporting rifle

Rifle may be scoped or un-scoped and fitted with a bipod

You may use any shooting aid that you would normally carry in the field i.e. rucksack as a rest or sticks to shoot from.

You may not use anything that you would not normally carry in the field for support. Any sling fitted must be attached to the front and rear of the rifle as in normal carrying position. No single point sling allowed

Target to be animal target deer, boar, chamois, only shots into the killing area to score; high score for hart shot lower score for engine room that misses hart some animal targets may have additional scoring area in shoulder. The target and killing area will be shown before the competition starts

Course of fire 9 rounds

3 rounds prone 100yds

3 rounds kneeling or sitting about 50yds

3 rounds standing about 25 yds

Time 4 minutes per 3 round group

Move only on orders from RCO all rifles and magazines to be unloaded before moving.

Two divisions, scoped and iron sights. Prizes to three places, if less than 5 people take part then only first prize will be awarded.

In the event of a draw for first place, the highest number of hits to the hart will decide the winner. If a shoot off is a needed and time permit, then 3 shots standing in two minutes at 100yds to decide, if still inconclusive first prize will be shared.

Any person without a qualifying rifle may take part, but will not be eligible for a prize,

Zeroing practice cannot be guaranteed all rifles should be zeroed before the day of the competition.

BLACK POWDER RIFLE COMPETITION

This is a Muzzle Loading Rifle competition using commercially manufactured Black Powder only. No black powder substitute.

Course of fire, 12 rounds 10 to count, prone from 100yds, shot must be 50% over the line to count for higher score

Time 30 minutes

Two divisions

Division one

Any .50 caliber Enfield or .50 caliber foreign equivalent military rifle, original or reproduction fitted with standard as issued ladder back sight and blade foresight

Target 200 yds NRA

Division two

Any other caliber rifle including .451 original or reproduction with target or iron sights No scopes.

Target, club 100yd

Prizes to three places, if less than 5 people take part in any division, then only first prize will be awarded.

Any person without a qualifying Muzzle Loading Rifle may take part, but will not be eligible for a prize,

Zeroing practice cannot be guaranteed all rifles should be zeroed before the day of the competition.

Slings may be used in each division

High Power Rifle Competition

Division one

This competition is designed for modern military style sniper rifles fitted with telescopic sights and bipods Caliber 7 mm (30 Caliber) or greater. A second division for classic military rifles fitted with telescopic sights or iron sights/dioptres in 7mm (30 Caliber) or greater.

Sporting rifles are excluded from this competition

Time will be allowed for HME zeroing if needed before the competition

Distance 600 yds on NRA targets

3 distance shots maximum until target is hit once, see below

5 sighting shots

15 rounds prone in 30 minutes

Prizes to third place if less than 5 people take part first prize only.

Any round cutting the line will receive the higher score. V bulls to determine score in the event of a tie

Division two

Any other rifle of classic military design, in 7mm (30 Caliber) or greater in military Caliber, fitter with either iron sights or telescopic sights with a sling or bipod

Distance 600 yds on NRA target

3 distance shots maximum until target is hit once, see below

5 sighting shots

15 rounds prone in 30 minutes

Prizes to third place if less than 5 people take part first prize only.

Any round cutting the line will receive the higher score. V bulls to determine score in the event of a tie

Distance shots

Any person who fails to hit the target with the 3 distance shots will be withdrawn from the competition. When the target is struck for the first time then that is the end of the distance shots and the 5 sighting shots begin. Any person who fails to hit the back stop with any shot will be withdrawn from the competition. Sporting telescopic sights will not generally rise high enough to shoot at 600yds and should not be used unless the shooter knows how far to adjust the sight.

Martine Henry/ Schneider competition

Rifle

Original Martine Henry or Schneider rifle, in as issued military Caliber i.e. 45/577 or 577

Iron sights as issued

Distance 50 and 100 yds

4 rounds 100yds prone in 8 Minutes

4 rounds 50yds standing volley fire

Load and fire on command any person firing before command or late (2 seconds) after command to fire will forfeit highest score.

Prizes to three places, if less than 5 people take part then only first prize will be awarded. V bulls on 50yd target to decide a draw

Any person without a qualifying Martini Henry or Schneider Rifle may take part, but will not be eligible for a prize,

Zeroing practice cannot be guaranteed all rifles should be zeroed before the day of the competition.

Veteran rifle competition

This competition is designed for classic military rifles in an as issued condition without modifications or improvements; any military rifle from any country as long as it was on general issue to troops and is in an as issued military Caliber

Rifle

Any breach loading rifle using nitro powder, in general issue to a military force before 1945

Vintage Rifles designed for use with Blackpowder as propellant are not permitted.

Two Divisions.

Division one. As issued Iron Sights with a blade foresight. No replacement dioptre /target rear sight or tunnel foresight.

Division two. Any period telescopic sight mounted with period scope mounts, that would have been issued by the military at the time the rifle was in general use, no modern telescopic sights

Distance 200yds

15 rounds prone

Time 20 minutes

Target

NRA 200yd target any round cutting the line will be awarded the higher score.

As issued rifle sling may be used for support

Prizes to three places, if less than 5 people take part then only first prize will be awarded. V bulls to decide a draw, if still a draw then the prize will be shared

Any person without a qualifying military Rifle may take part, but will not be eligible for a prize,

Zeroing practice cannot be guaranteed all rifles should be zeroed before the day of the competition.

 

 

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