Calendar of Events

Event organizers are encouraged to submit as much information as possible and make available entry forms or contact email addresses for general inquiries. You can subscribe using your own calendar application or link it to Google Calendar for easy access via mobile devices.

Most 2020 events are now confirmed  – however continue to check back. The calendar will be kept up to date as the season progresses when entry forms and additional information gets added.

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Nov
23
Sat
The 2019 FDPC Rimfire Festival @ Frome & District Pistol Club
Nov 23 all-day

The FDPC Rimfire Festival

A Rimfire Festival held at FDPC’s Shepton Mallet range complex. Five matches – T&P1, Multi-Target, The Granet Match, The America Match and a 1020. Appropriate matches above will be classified.

Entry Forms below.

 

Entry forms –  PDF | MS Word

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Mar
28
Sat
The 2020 Spring Action Weekend @ The NRA
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

The 2020 Spring Action Weekend

The first of three newly revamped Gallery Rifle Action weekends held at Bisley throughout 2020 to encourage Gallery Rifle action shooting to include  Centrefire and Smallbore, Long Barrelled Pistol and Revolver. Events

  • The Advancing Target
  • The 1500 Match
  • The Bianchi
  • The Timed & Precision events
  • A Speed Steel Challenge
  • Target Shotgun matches

There are also a few Fullbore rifle competitions held at 200 yards if you crave the longer distances! The mini-Mcqueen match will also run on Melville over the middle of the day on Saturday.

Entry forms and on-line entries are available on the NRA web site.

Download an entry form

Enter on-line

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Apr
4
Sat
Budleigh Farm Speed Steel Challenge @ Budleigh Farm Target Shooting Club
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day

Budleigh Farm Speed Steel Challenge

Falling plate target shooting competitions held at the Budleigh Farm Shooting ground in the glorious rolling hills of the Dartmoor National park in Devon.

Designed to be both fun and challenging it is suitable for novice and experienced GRSB/LSR .22 shooters alike and will test both speed and precision shooting at a variety of steel shapes at different ranges.


Whatever your ability the instant gratification on hearing the “plink” and watching the target fall just can’t be beat!

Entry Forms

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Apr
18
Sat
ATSC – 2020 Open Meeting (provisional) @ The NRA
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day

The Army Target Shooting Club Open Meeting

The Army Target Shooting (ATSC) Club’s annual Club Championships and Open Meeting is at a mid April timeslot for 2020.

The meeting contains a mixture of ISSF, Black Powder pistol and Gallery Rifle events.

Entry forms are available to download below.

Entry Forms – All Events – Gallery Rifle, Muzzle Loaders and ISSF

PDF

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Apr
24
Fri
The 2020 Basildon Open (provisional) @ Basildon RPC
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day

The 2020 Basildon Open

Another three days for again 2020 – however a week later over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend. Basildon put on an excellent shoot with plenty of space to camp overnight and a pretty decent BBQ for those who wish to partake – just bring a few drinks! Shops and supermarkets just down the road if you prefer and to keep ahead of the Derby mob – well tough. I think John has eventually given up on the shower!

Entry forms  PDF | MS Word

 

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Apr
25
Sat
JSPC Spring 2020 Open Championships @ Galashiels
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day

Joint Services Pistol Club 2020 Spring Open Shorts Championships

Fully classified Matches for

  • Timed & Precision 1
  • Multi – Target
  • Phoenix A

CentreFire and Small Bore Gallery Rifle and Long Barrelled Revolver and Pistol matches available

Details and Entry forms available from the Joint Servces Pistol Club website.

Entry forms –  Editable PDF

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May
3
Sun
The 2020 Mattersey Open @ Mattersey RPC
May 3 all-day

The MATTERSEY Gallery Rifle OPEN

Competitions for T&P and MT for LBR, LBP, GRCF, GRSB and Target Shotgun including Classic.
1500 for LBR, LBP, GRCF and GRSB.

 

Entry forms – Online | PDF | MS Word

 

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May
9
Sat
The FDPC Western Winner @ Frome & District Pistol Club
May 9 – May 10 all-day

The 2020 FDPC Western Winner

FDPC’s Western Winner was reintroduced in 2017 and is now being run at their new range complex in Shepton Mallet. Events in 1500, 1020, Multi-Target and T&P1 will be on offer again for 2020.

 

Entry forms – PDF | MS Word

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May
22
Fri
The 2020 Phoenix Meeting @ The NRA
May 22 – May 24 all-day

The 2020 Phoenix Meeting

PhoenixSomething for everybody at the Phoenix. At its usual bank holiday slot at the end of May for the 2020 season

Entry forms  are available via the NRA web site.

NRA members – enter on-line.

 

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May
25
Mon
The 2020 IGRF International 1500 Phoenix Match @ NSC, Bisley
May 25 @ 08:00 – 13:00

The 2020 International 1500 Match at the Phoenix

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The International head to head 1500 match between teams from Great Britain, Ireland, Germany and South Africa.

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Jun
6
Sat
The 120th Aberdeen Wapinschaw @ Aberdeen Wapinschaw
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

The 140th Aberdeen Wapinschaw

afbgcTo be held at:

Drums Ranges and Black Dog Ranges Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th June 2019

General Meeting Details

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Full details of match specific Rules & Regulations are now available

 Please be invited to the Wapinschaw competition which is following the same format as previous yearsand contains competitions for 5 of the GR classes as well as muzzle-loading rifles, pistols and revolvers. 
New this year by popular request is an Aggregate Trophy for GRCF Classic rifles incorporating scores from TP1, MT & Precision. 
As before we are delighted that BBQ, cakes and refreshments are available free of charge (although donations appreciated). 

Entry forms now available:

[Entry Forms – PDF | MS Word]

Entry forms and further information are also be available for direct from the Aberdeen Full Bore Gun Club website

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Jun
13
Sat
The 2019 Southern Counties Gallery Rifle Shorts Competition @ Shepton Mallet Target Shooting Centre
Jun 13 all-day

The 2020 Southern Counties Gallery Rifle Shorts Competition

The 2020 early Summer slot for this meeting at the Shepton Mallet Target Shooting Centre.

A couple of weeks after the Phoenix but worth a look if you fancy a trip to the South West to shoot in FDPC’s new range complex. Its an open shoot and has events for Gallery Rifle Centrefire (GRCF), Gallery Rifle Smallbore (GRSB), LBR and LBP.

The appropriate events will be fully classified.

Entry Forms:

Enter Online

Download

MS Word | PDF

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Jun
26
Fri
The 2020 Derby Open Meeting @ Derby RPC
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day

The 2020 Derby Open 1500 and Shorts

At the height of the Summer – a full event list of 1500, shorts (for all gun types)  the HCNM match and, of course, the excellent BBQ.

Overnight camping available however this year its a BYOB (Bring your Own Beer) event 🙁

Entry Forms here and via the Derby Website

Entry Form | 1500 for a Fiver | Derby Open Poster

 

 

For new or unclassified shooters….

Try a 1500 for a Fiver

 

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Jun
27
Sat
The Cottesloe Practical Shotgun Challenge @ NSC, Bisley
Jun 27 – Jun 28 all-day

The Cottesloe Practical Shotgun Challenge

The Cottesloe Heath Challenge (Bisley) will also be a round of the 2020 NRA Shotgun League. This match can be shot on either Saturday or Sunday with some places on the Friday.

Entry forms are available via the NRA web site.

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Jul
3
Fri
The 2020 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF Gallery Rifle Open @ Bracken Shooting Club
Jul 3 – Jul 5 all-day

The 2020 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF Gallery Rifle Open

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CF Lever Action Rifle + SB Gallery Rifle – Individual & Team events

Pistol & Shotgun Events

Irish Leg of the IGRF International Matches in SB & CF

[Entry Forms | PDF | MS Word ]

 

For those who have been here before we look forward to seeing you all again and for those of you visiting Ireland for the first time we’re very excited to meet you all.

Here is a brief update we hope helps answer any questions you have, but please don’t hesitate to contact us with additional questions.

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The 2019 NASRPC Irish Open
will be hosted in
Bracken Gun Club
the weekend of July 5-7

Bracken is located just outside Strabane, Co. Tyrone in Northern Ireland.

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For Visitors from Britain, this means they do not need visitor permits to bring their firearms to Northern Ireland – and all competitions on offer are available to them.

Everyone else will require a PSNI Visitor Permit to bring their firearms into Northern Ireland – contact NASRPC who will co-ordinate this process.

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There will be events in

.22 Prone Rifle,
.22 Bench Rifle,
Smallbore Gallery Rifle,
Centrefire Gallery Rifle
Smallbore Pistol,
Fullbore Pistol and
Target Shotgun

With individual, aggregate and team awards.

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The Irish Open also includes the Irish leg of the IGRF International Series and a new International Pistol Team event.

For more information, please contact competitions@nasrpc.ie

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Jul
11
Sat
Scottish Open (shorts) Gallery Rifle Championships @ Galashiels
Jul 11 – Jul 12 all-day

Scottish open Gallery Rifle Championships

The 2020 Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship will be held on the 11-12th July at JSPC’s Colmsliehill range where a series of short events will be held. The Championship for Rifle will be held concurrently with a Championship for Long Barrelled Revolver and Pistol.

This competition is open to all and is a NRA-registered event. Scores will be submitted to the NRA for inclusion in the Gallery Rifle Ranking Tables and Gallery Rifle Classification. RO day will take place on the Friday 12th July

Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship Stage 1 (this event), Short Events, to be held at JSPC Colmsliehill range on the 11-12 July.

 

Entry Forms – PDF | MS Word

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The 2020 NRA Imperial Historic Arms Meeting (IHAM) @ The NSC, Bisley
Jul 11 – Jul 12 all-day

NRA Imperial Historic Arms Meeting.

Original or spirit of the original welcome at this meeting.

A plethora of events for Rifle, Pistol and Gallery Rifle. Don’t think this meeting is just for the historians and 19th Century aficionados. Plenty of events which can be entered with your modern day Marlins, Winchesters, Lee Enfields and Mausers.

Remember – ‘Spirit of the Original‘ is the key concept at this meeting. If you are following that concept you are fine – come down and shoot your stuff.
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Jul
15
Wed
The 2020 NRA Imperial Gallery Rifle & Pistol Meeting @ Melville Ranges, The NSC, Bisley
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

The Gallery Rifle and Pistol meeting at the Imperial.

The meeting contains a mixture of squadded trophy matches and unlimited entry events. The meeting will run from Wednesday to Sunday.

Unlimited entry events will run throughout the meeting with Trophy matches running on Saturday and Sunday morning.

Rules, schedules, events and timings are also be listed in the Bisley Bible

[Enter on-line]

[Download Entry Form]

Entry forms available for all Imperial events are also available via the  NRA web site

 

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Aug
7
Fri
The 2020 Welsh Open Championships @ Haverfordwest Shooting Ground
Aug 7 – Aug 9 all-day

The Welsh Open 1500 and Shorts Championships

To be held at Haverfordwest Target Shooting ClubPembrokeshire’s finest shooting ground.

Free camping available – make a weekend of it.

Entry forms now available:

PDF

Entry forms are also be available via the GR Facebook group.

Closing Date for entries is the 20th July 2020

Claim 10%  discount for 6 or more competitions entered, 15% for 10 or more entered

Please note that the 2019 Welsh open will start on the Friday morning (7th August 2020) allowing for two and a half days shoot. We have also added a classic rifle section to the shorts and 1500 as well as LBP and LBR in all competitions. Entry fee for shorts will be £6.00 and for 1500, £10.00. Entry forms should be available January 2020. Closing date for entries is 20 July although entries can be made on the day subject to availability of space and a surcharge on the entry fee.

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Sep
5
Sat
The 2020 GR National OPEN Championships @ The NSC, Bisley
Sep 5 – Sep 6 all-day

The 2020 Gallery Rifle National OPEN Championships

Continuing with the new date for the GR National Open Championships for 2020. To avoid clashing with the August Bank Holiday weekend this has been kept at the following weekend.

A weekend to compete and be  crowned a National Champion. This event is predominantly for Gallery Rifles, (Centrefire and Smallbore) and Long Barrelled Revolvers and Pistols. Competitions available for:

  • 25m and 50m precision
  • Multi-Target
  • Advancing Target
  • The 1500
  • Bianchi
  • Timed and Precision matches
  • Speed Steel Challenge.

Also some short-range competitions for older military firearms and the McQueen shoot for any rifle.

Entry forms will be available via the NRA web site.

NRA members can enter on-line.

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Sep
12
Sat
JSPC Autumn 2020 Open Championships @ Galashiels
Sep 12 – Sep 13 all-day

JSPC 2020 Autumn Open Shorts Championships

Fully classified Matches for

  • Timed & Precision 1
  • Multi – Target
  • Phoenix A

CentreFire and Small Bore Gallery Rifle and Long Barrelled Revolver and Pistol matches available

Details and Entry forms available from the Joint Servces Pistol Club website.

Range location 

Entry form here

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Oct
3
Sat
Budleigh Farm Rimfire Festival @ Budleigh Farm Target Shooting Club
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day

Budleigh Farm Rimfire Festival

Falling plate target shooting competitions held at the Budleigh Farm Shooting ground in the glorious rolling hills of the Dartmoor National park in Devon.

Designed to be both fun and challenging it is suitable for novice and experienced GRSB/LSR .22 shooters alike and will test both speed and precision shooting at a variety of steel shapes at different ranges.


Whatever your ability the instant gratification on hearing the “plink” and watching the target fall just can’t be beat!

Entry Forms

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The County of Lancaster LSR (GRSB) Open @ Burnley Rifle Club
Oct 3 all-day

The County of Lancaster LSR (GRSB) Open

  • Held at Burnley Rifle Club
  • 25m Precision, 50 yd Precision, Precision Aggregate, Multi-Target, and Timed & Precision 1
  • Registered event for National Gallery Rifle Ranking
  • 25m Precision
  • 50m Precision
  • Multi Target
  • Timed & Precision 1

Details and Entry forms now Available

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Oct
17
Sat
The 2020 Trafalgar Meeting @ The NRA, Bisley Camp
Oct 17 – Oct 18 all-day

The 2020 Trafalgar Meeting

Shooters with a historical inclination will turn towards the Trafalgar Meeting as memories of the Imperial fade. “Spirit of the Original” is the ethos of the meeting so don’t be fooled into thinking expensive original firearms are all that can be used here.

Don’t forget to apply for the well supported Trafalgar Dinner held on the Saturday night. And in addition to all the shooting the shooting there is an Arms and Militeria Fair held in Bisley Pavilion.

Entry forms  will be available via the NRA web site.

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Oct
24
Sat
The 2020 Autumn Action Weekend @ The NSC, Bisley
Oct 24 – Oct 25 all-day

The 2020 Autumn Action Weekend

This is the last of the years main Gallery Rifle Action Weekends that encourages Gallery Rifle shooting for the Gallery Rifle community who visit Bisley.

This meeting includes competitions for Gallery Rifles both Smallbore and Centrefire and Long Barrelled Revolvers and Pistols. There are also competitions for those of you who have an interest in Target Shotgun. For shooters who crave longer distances there are Fullbore   competitions  held simultaneously at 200 yards.

Entry forms available via the NRA web site.

NRA members can enter on-line.

 

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Nov
13
Fri
The IGRF and German Open Gallery Rifle Championships @ Leitmar Ranges, Germany
Nov 13 – Nov 15 all-day

The IGRF Gallery Rifle Championships

(and 2020 German Open)

IGRF LogoHeld at the Leitmar Range Complex in Germany.

Also including Shorts and 1500 matches.

 

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