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.

Current Cancellations/Postponements

Spring Action Weekend – 28-29 March

Budleigh Farm Steels – 4-5 April

ATSC Open – 18-19 April

JSPC Spring Open – 25-26 April

Basildon Open – 1-3 May

Mattersey Open – 3 May

FDPC Western Winner – 9-10 May

The Phoenix Meeting – 22-25 May

Aberdeen Wapinschaw – 6-7 June

Southern Counties Open – 13 June

The Derby Open – 26-28 June

NASRPC Irish Open – 3-5 July

Welsh Open – 7-9 August

The Imperial Meeting – Throughout July

Scottish Open – 11-12 July

A printable copy of the calendar is here.

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

**Event Cancelled**

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.

On-line entry now

Closing Date for entries is the 24th July 2020

[Paper entry forms here]

Claim 10% discount for 6 or more competitions entered, 15% for 10 or more entered and 50% for those under 21 years of age or those entering your 1st 1500 with us

Please note that the 2020 Welsh open will start on the Friday morning (7th August 2020) allowing for two and a half days shooting. We have also added T&P1 and MT for Shotgun (Manual and Semi-Auto), a classic rifle section to the shorts and 1500 as well as LBP and LBR in all competitions. Entry fee for shorts will be £7.50 and for 1500, £12.00. Entry forms are now available. Closing date for entries is 24 July although entries can be made on the day subject to availability of space and a surcharge on the entry fee.

As usual there will be a BBQ on the Saturday evening, camping is available and the prize giving will be kept short (trophies and raffle only) with medals being posted after the event.
Accommodation is available at a number of local hotels, but the Premier inn (closest) and Silverdale Lodge (10 minute drive) are used by a number of our competitors that don’t camp on site.
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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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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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The 2020 SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts @ Melville Ranges, Bisley
Sep 26 all-day

The SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts

A return to Melville in late 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 foot/BBQ and a few drinks.

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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 4 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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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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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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The 2020 CRC Winter Action Weekend @ CHELMSFORD (1944) RIFLE CLUB
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day

The 2020  Chelmsford Winter Action Weekend

The 2020  Chelmsford Winter Action Weekend – 7th-8th November

Chelmsford Rifle Club is pleased to announce that it is hosting two weekends of action shooting in 2020. Sadly no camping but plenty of parking and lunch will be included for all. Indoor shooting and a comfortable lounge to keep out of the cold if we have inclement weather.

Entry Forms below.

Enter on-line

Entry forms – PDF | MS Word

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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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The 2020 FDPC Rimfire Festival (Provisional) @ Frome & District Pistol Club
Nov 28 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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