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 2018 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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The 2017 Derby Open Meeting @ Derby RPC
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day

The 2018 Derby Open 1500 and Shorts

Derby OpenAt 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 and this year and maybe another Beer Festival to boot!!

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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The 2017 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF Gallery Rifle Open @ MNSCI - Midlands National Shooting Centre of Ireland
Jul 6 – Jul 8 all-day

The 2017 NASRPC Irish Open and IGRF Gallery Rifle Open


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 2018 IGRF Open is fast approaching with a little over nine months until the event kicks of on the 6-8 of July 2018

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 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.


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


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.


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 for further information.
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The 2018 Harbour House International Open @ Harbour House Shooting Club
Jul 6 – Jul 8 all-day

The 2018 Harbour House International Open

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


[Entry Forms | PDF | MS Word ]


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Scottish Open (shorts) Gallery Rifle Championships @ Galashiels
Jul 13 – Jul 15 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 13 to 15th 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 11-12th 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 13-15 July.

Stage 2, Scottish Gallery Rifle Championship Stage 2 , 1500 Events , to be held at Aberdeen full bore Gun club on the 11-12th 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

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The 2018 NRA Imperial Gallery Rifle & Pistol Meeting @ Melville Ranges, The NSC, Bisley
Jul 18 – Jul 22 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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The 2018 Welsh Open Championships @ Haverfordwest Shooting Ground
Aug 3 – Aug 5 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:

MS Word | PDF

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

Closing Date for entries is the 28th July 2018

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 (03 August 2018) 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 28 July although entries can be made on the day subject to availability of space and a surcharge on the entry fee.

Dave M

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The 2018 GR National Championships @ The NSC, Bisley
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day

The 2018 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.

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JSPC Autumn 2018 Open Championships @ Galashiels
Sep 14 – Sep 16 all-day

Joint Services Pistol Club 2018 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

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The 2018 SLG Bisley 1500 and Shorts @ Melville Ranges, Bisley
Sep 15 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 ]

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The County of Lancaster LSR (GRSB) Open @ Burnley Rifle Club
Oct 7 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 2018 Autumn Action Weekend @ The NSC, Bisley
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day

The 2018 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 IGRF and German Open Gallery Rifle Championships @ Leitmar Ranges, Germany
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day

The IGRF Gallery Rifle Championships

(and 2018 German Open)

IGRF LogoHeld at the Leitmar Range Complex in Germany.

Also including Shorts and 1500 matches.


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