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 2015 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.

British Shooting & Countryman Show @ Stoneleigh
Feb 12 – Feb 14 all-day

British Shooting & Countryman Show

The UK & Europe’s Largest Public Shooting & Gun Show
Venue and Dates
Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire CV8 2LG
Friday 12th – Sunday 14th February 2016
Last Year’s show
Target Shotgun Festival @ NSC, Bisley
Feb 13 – Feb 14 all-day

The 2016Target Shotgun Festival

Events for T&P1 and Multi-Target on the Saturday and a practical match on the Sunday

Entry forms are available via the NRA web site.

The 2016 Spring Action Weekend @ The NRA
Mar 19 – Mar 20 all-day

The 2016 Spring Action Weekend

The first of three newly revamped Gallery Rifle Action weekends held at Bisley throughout 2014 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 brand new 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

ATSC – 2016 Open Meeting @ The NRA
Apr 9 – Apr 10 all-day

The Army Target Shooting Club Open

The Army Target Shooting (ATSC) Club’s annual Club Championships and Open Meeting is back to its usual timeslot for 2016.

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

For Galleryrifle shooters The 1500 events also available this year. Entry forms are available to download below.

Entry Form – ATSC Open 2016

The 2016 Basildon Open @ Basildon RPC
Apr 22 – Apr 24 all-day

The 2016 Basildon Open

Another three days for again 2016. 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 – well tough. I think John has eventually given up on the shower!

Entry form to Download


The 2016 Mattersey Ten @ Mattersey RPC
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day

The Mattersey Ten

1500 & Shorts

Mattersey LogoMattersey hold two open meetings a year. Their Spring Shoot offers 1500 and Shorts.

This one in the early part of the of the season offers a full 1500 match for all gun types as well as the popular Shorts matches of T&P1 and Multi-Target. All fully classified matches.


Entry Forms

MS Word | PDF

The 2016 Phoenix Meeting @ The NRA
May 27 – May 29 all-day

The 2015 Phoenix Meeting

PhoenixSomething for everybody at the Phoenix. At its usual bank holiday slot at the end of May for the 2016 season

Entry forms  are available via the NRA web site.

NRA members –  enter on-line.


The 2016 IGRF International 1500 Phoenix Match @ NSC, Bisley
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 2016 International 1500 Match at the Phoenix


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

The 136th Aberdeen Wapinschaw @ Aberdeen Wapinschaw
Jun 12 – Jun 13 all-day

The 136th Aberdeen Wapinschaw

afbgcTo be held at:

Drums Ranges and Black Dog Ranges Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th June 2015

General Meeting Details


Full details of match specific Rules & Regulations are now available


Entry forms now available:

[Entry Form]

[Match Schedule & Details]


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

Scottish Open (shorts) Gallery Rifle Championships @ Galashiels
Jun 24 – Jun 26 all-day
The 2016 Derby Open Meeting @ Derby RPC
Jun 25 – Jun 26 all-day

The 2016 Derby Open 1500 and Shorts

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

Overnight camping available and this year and maybe another Beer Festival to boot!!

Entry Forms here and via the Derby Website

The 2016 NASRPC Irish Open @ Harbour House Sports Club
Jul 8 – Jul 10 all-day

The 2016 NASRPC Irish Open



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

Pistol & Shotgun Events

Irish Leg of the IGRF International Matches in SB & CF

Plans in place for Visitors Permits, Accommodation, Storage & Practice Days.

[Entry Forms | PDF | MS Word ]


We look forward to welcoming you and your teams’please feel free to contact for further information.
The 2016 NRA Imperial Gallery Rifle & Pistol Meeting @ Melville Ranges, The NSC, Bisley
Jul 13 – Jul 17 all-day

The Pistol and Gallery Rifle 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


The 2016 Welsh Open 1500 Championships @ Haverfordwest Shooting Ground
Aug 6 – Aug 7 all-day

The Welsh Open 1500 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:


Entry forms are also be available for direct from the HaverfordWest website

Closing Date for entries is the 2nd August 2016

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

Scottish Open 1500 Gallery Rifle Championships @ Aberdeen Wapinschaw
Aug 7 all-day
HBSA Miniature Rifle Meeting @ Winans, Bisley
Aug 13 – Aug 14 all-day

HBSA Miniature Rifle Meeting

This is the third outing for this meeting and will take place on Winans Ranges at Bisley.

It is a low entry fee competition for historic arms  to take place at or around the NSRA rifle meeting also being held at Bisley.

It was well received and a very friendly and relaxed shoot in 2015. Hopefully the same again in 2016.


[Entry Forms  and Details]

The 2016 GR National Championships @ The NSC, Bisley
Aug 27 – Aug 28 all-day

The 2015 Gallery Rifle National Championships

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.

The 2016 SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts @ Melville Ranges, Bisley
Sep 17 all-day

The SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts

A return to Melville in September for some 1500 and shorts matches organized by SLG Bisley.

Just a one day event but cheap accommodation should be easily available on the camp at that time of year. After the event all competitors are invited over to the SPOTT for a BBQ and a few drinks.

[Entry Forms  | PDF | MS DOC]

The Mattersey Bianchi Open @ Mattersey RPC
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day

The 2016 Mattersey Bianchi Open

………………..& Shorts

Mattersey LogoMattersey hold two open meetings a year. Their Spring Shoot offers 1500 and Shorts.

This one at the twilight of the season offers a full Bianchi match for all gun types as well as the popular Shorts matches of T&P1 and Multi-Target. All fully classified matches.

There are only a couple of places where you can shoot a full Bianchi match, Mattersey is one of them.  With the Bisley Autumn Action Weekend not offering the Bianch again this will be the last chance of registering a score for this event in 2016.

Entry Form

MS Word | PDF

The 2016 Autumn Action Weekend @ The NSC, Bisley
Oct 22 – Oct 23 all-day

The 2016 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 Barreled 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 now available via the NRA web site.

NRA members can enter on-line.