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.

Jan
13
Fri
British Shooting & Countryman Show @ Stoneleigh
Jan 13 – Jan 15 all-day

British Shooting & Countryman Show

The UK & Europe’s Largest Public Shooting & Gun Show
Venue and Dates
Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire CV8 2LG
Friday 10th – Sunday 12th February 2017
Last Year’s show
Mar
25
Sat
The 2017 Spring Action Weekend @ The NRA
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day

The 2017 Spring Action Weekend

The first of three newly revamped Gallery Rifle Action weekends held at Bisley throughout 2017 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

Apr
8
Sat
ATSC – 2017 Open Meeting @ The NRA
Apr 8 – Apr 9 all-day

The Army Target Shooting Club Open Meeting

ATSC LogoThe Army Target Shooting (ATSC) Club’s annual Club Championships and Open Meeting is back to its usual April timeslot for 2017.

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

Entry forms are available to download below.

 

 

ATSC Open 2017 – Entry Forms – Gallery Rifle and Muzzle Loaders

MS Doc | PDF

Apr
14
Fri
JSPC Spring 2017 Open Championships @ Galashiels
Apr 14 – Apr 16 all-day

Joint Services Pistol Club 2017 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 form here

Apr
21
Fri
The 2017 Basildon Open @ Basildon RPC
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day

The 2017 Basildon Open

Another three days for again 2017. 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

 

Apr
30
Sun
The 2017 Mattersey Ten @ Mattersey RPC
Apr 30 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

May
13
Sat
The FDPC Western Winner @ Frome & District Pistol Club
May 13 – May 14 all-day

The FDPC Western Winner

After a year in abeyance FDPC’s Western Winner is now being run at their new range complex in Shepton Mallett. Events in 1500, Multi-Target and T&P1/2 will be on offer.

 

Details and Entry forms Available

May
26
Fri
The 2017 Phoenix Meeting @ The NRA
May 26 – May 28 all-day

The 2017 Phoenix Meeting

PhoenixSomething for everybody at the Phoenix. At its usual bank holiday slot at the end of May for the 2017 season

Entry forms  are available via the NRA web site.

NRA members –  enter on-line.

 

May
29
Mon
The 2017 IGRF International 1500 Phoenix Match @ NSC, Bisley
May 29 @ 08:00 – 13:00

The 2016 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.

Jun
3
Sat
The 2017 County of Wiltshire Gallery Rifle Open @ Shepton Mallet Target Shooting Centre
Jun 3 all-day

The County of Wiltshire Gallery Rifle Open Meeting

WCSA LogoThe 2017 outing for this half day meeting is in the Shepton Mallet Target Shooting Centre.

An Autumn slot for 2017 but worth a look if you fancy a trip to the South West to shoot in FDPC’s new range. Its an open shoot and has events for Gallery Rifle Centrefire (GRCF), Gallery Rifle Smallbore (GRSB) and Lightweight Sporting Rifle (LSR).

This year it will be a fully classified match

Entry Forms:

MS Word | PDF

Jun
9
Fri
The 137th Aberdeen Wapinschaw @ Aberdeen Wapinschaw
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day

The 137th Aberdeen Wapinschaw

afbgcTo be held at:

Drums Ranges and Black Dog Ranges Saturday 9th to Sunday 11th June 2017

General Meeting Details

and

Full details of match specific Rules & Regulations are now available

 Please be invited to the Wapinschaw competition which is following the same format as last year and 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 are also be available for direct from the Aberdeen Full Bore Gun Club website

Jun
23
Fri
The 2017 Derby Open Meeting @ Derby RPC
Jun 23 – Jun 25 all-day

The 2017 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

For new or unclassified shooters….

Try a 1500 for a Fiver

Jul
7
Fri
The 2017 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF World Cup @ Harbour House Sports Club
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day

The 2017 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF World Cup

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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 ]

The 2017 IGRF World Championships is fast approaching with a little over nine months until the event kicks of on the 7-9 of July 2017

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.

Firearms licenses

The cost of a visitors permit is €40 per license when attending Ireland so two guns means €80. The use of centre fire pistol calibre firearms or centrefire rifles are restricted to the licensee only and cannot be shared. The use of unrestricted rifle such as .22 semi-automatic means they can be shared among your travelling party.

The NASRPC will coordinate all applications for the travelling parties. The fees for the firearms license will be payable on arrival at the competition. The permits last for one calendar year and maybe applied for at any time. Once you wish to submit the paperwork let us know.

The link to required form is here.

Loan of firearms

.22 pistols will be onsite for the competition and will be available to borrow throughout the competition for overseas visitors. The competitions that we shoot in .22 pistol is T&P1, multi target, 25m precision and GP40. The GP40 is a unique match to Ireland.

Firearms Storage.

This will be onsite at the the range through a Registered Firearms Dealer.

Zeroing

Zeroing before the competition will be available and exact times and dates will be confirmed in the lead up to the competition.

Competitions being shot

The matches being shot are T&P1, Multi target, 25m precision, 1020 & 1500 in GRCF and GRSB. T&P, Multi target, 25m precision and GP40 in .22 pistol. There will be centrefire pistol and M1 matches but these will be limited to Irish license holders due to current Irish license restrictions.

Sporting rifle in 50m and 100m which is shot with .22 rifles.

Benchrest shooting will be available in heavy varmint, light varmint, international sporter, factory sporter and semi-automatic classes.

We are hoping to shoot the international match on the Sunday afternoon but all details will be confirmed later on.

Cost

The cost is €8 per competition to a maximum of €100.

Pre-registration

Pre-registration for the event will be mandatory. The match schedule will be available at the beginning of May. We will open registration at the end of May or beginning of June.

International Dinner

Details of this will follow.

Ammunition

Reloading is currently unavailable, but.factory 44 magnum, 44 special and.38 special ammunition is readily available. If you require this ammunition we can arrange purchase through registered firearms dealers. .22 ammunition is also readily available with prices varying. The most common used ammunition is CCI standard, CCI Mini mag and SK standard plus. Other brands such as S&B, RWS and Eley etc. are readily available as well.

We will email you a list of hotels, B&Bs, pubs, popular attractions and sights at a later stage.

We look forward to welcoming you and your teams’please feel free to contact competitions@nasrpc.ie for further information.
Jul
8
Sat
The 2017 NRA Imperial Historic Arms Meeting (IHAM) @ The NSC, Bisley
Jul 8 – Jul 9 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.
Jul
12
Wed
The 2017 NRA Imperial Gallery Rifle & Pistol Meeting @ Melville Ranges, The NSC, Bisley
Jul 12 – Jul 16 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

 

Jul
14
Fri
Scottish Open (shorts) Gallery Rifle Championships @ Galashiels
Jul 14 – Jul 16 all-day

Scottish open Gallery Rifle Championships

Shorts Events

The 2017 Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship will be held over two venue dates.  Commencing on the 14 to 16th July at the JSPC Colmsliehill range (this event) where a series of short events will be held and concluding with 1500 events at Drums Links the home of Aberdeen Full Bore Gun Club on the 5-6th August.  The Championship for Rifle will be held concurrently with a shorter Championship for Long Barrelled Revolver and Pistol.  This will be a registered event and entrance open to all.

Stage 1 , Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship Stage 1 (this event), Short Events, to be held at JSPC Colmsliehill range on the 14-16 July.

Stage 2, Scottish Gallery Rifle Championship Stage 2 , 1500 Events , to be held at Aberdeen full bore Gun club on the 5-6th August.

If a competitor is only able to attend the one event , they could still complete for ten Scottish Champion titles inc Pistol and revolver , awarded per discipline eg Scottish Champion SB Rifle TP1 . The overall Scottish Champion Gallery Rifle title being awarded to the highest overall aggregate score ( CF and SB rifle) events) would require the competitor to shoot all events over the two event stages.

Entry Forms – PDF | MS Word

Aug
4
Fri
The 2017 Welsh Open 1500 Championships @ Haverfordwest Shooting Ground
Aug 4 – Aug 6 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:

PDF

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

Closing Date for entries is the 30th July 2017

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

Please note that the 2017 Welsh open will start on the Friday morning(05 August 2016) 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 2017. Closing date for entries is Saturday 30 July although entries can be made on the day subject to availability of space and a surcharge on the entry fee.

Dave M

Aug
5
Sat
Scottish Open 1500 Gallery Rifle Championships @ Aberdeen Wapinschaw
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

The Scottish open Gallery Rifle Championships

1500 Events

The 2017 Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship will be held over two venue dates.  Commencing on the 14th to 16th July at the JSPC Colmsliehill range  where a series of short events will be held and concluding with 1500 events at Drums Links the home of Aberdeen Full Bore Gun Club on the 5th-6th August (this event).  The Championship for Rifle will be held concurrently with a shorter Championship for Long Barrelled Revolver and Pistol.  This will be a registered event and entrance open to all.

Stage 1 , Scottish Gallery Rifle and Pistol Championship Stage 1, Short Events, to be held at JSPC Colmsliehill range on the 14-16 July.

Stage 2, Scottish Gallery Rifle Championship Stage 2 (this event), 1500 Events , to be held at Aberdeen full bore Gun club on the 5th-6th August.

If a competitor is only able to attend the one event , they could still complete for ten Scottish Champion titles inc Pistol and revolver , awarded per discipline eg Scottish Champion SB Rifle TP1 . The overall Scottish Champion Gallery Rifle title being awarded to the highest overall aggregate score ( CF and SB rifle) events) would require the competitor to shoot all events over the two event stages.

Entry Forms – PDF | MS Word

Aug
26
Sat
The 2017 GR National Championships @ The NSC, Bisley
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day

The 2017 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.

Sep
15
Fri
JSPC Autumn 2017 Open Championships @ Galashiels
Sep 15 – Sep 17 all-day

Joint Services Pistol Club 2017 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.

Entry form here

Sep
16
Sat
The 2017 SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts @ Melville Ranges, Bisley
Sep 16 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]


Oct
1
Sun
Mattersey Bianchi Open @ Mattersey RPC
Oct 1 all-day

The 2017 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 2017.

Entry Form

MS Word | PDF

Oct
15
Sun
The County of Lancaster LSR (GRSB) Open @ Burnley Rifle Club
Oct 15 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

Oct
21
Sat
The 2017 Trafalgar Meeting @ The NRA, Bisley Camp
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

The 2017 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.

Oct
28
Sat
The 2017 Autumn Action Weekend @ The NSC, Bisley
Oct 28 – Oct 29 all-day

The 2017 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 available via the NRA web site.

NRA members can enter on-line.

 

Nov
10
Fri
The IGRF and German Open Gallery Rifle Championships @ Leitmar Ranges, Germany
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day

The IGRF Gallery Rifle Championships

(and 2017 German Open)

IGRF LogoHeld at the Leitmar Range Complex in Germany.

Also including Shorts and 1500 matches.