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Imperial GR&P Meeting 2024 For a few years now at the GR&P Imperial meeting entries have been scarce in some competitions (especially the Trophy Matches) to the point where some were significantly undersubscribed and some actually empty. However, the ‘Unlimited’ matches continue to attract  shooters throughout the weekend.  There were also calls for more recognition […]

2024 GR&P Handbook

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The 2024 GR&P Handbook is published

Potential GR&P Rule Change When the Gallery Rifle (GR&P) discipline was founded, many of its rules were inspired by those of the World Association 1500 (WA1500), the governing body for a wide range of handgun shooting. Over time, we’ve refined the GR&P rules based on experience and common practice. One of the common practices adopted […]

The 2023 GR&P Handbook Published March 2023. This handbook supersedes previous editions. Changes from the 2022 edition are marked up appropriately.  They are listed within and are summarised below A3.2.8f     Update to the LBR clearance procedure A3.5.1      Added reference to artificial supports B6.1.1      Update to the term Benched B6.9    […]

McQueen GRSB Classifications One to note for McQueen GRSB (also known as Mini McQueen) shooters. It has been decided to classify the Mini McQueen events into three divisions. The classification formula will follow that of the main events using the three year sliding window format. Classification boundaries have been set for the 2023 season as […]

Bianchi Amendments One for Bianchi shooters to note… Currently the Bianchi match is only shot at the Phoenix and the Nationals. For the last few years the ‘standard’ range set up on Stickledown Butt Zero has been Barricades, Mover, Plates and the Practical match. The Plates and Practical match were squeezed in on the right […]

2023 Classification Breakpoint Changes Classification breakpoints are reviewed annually and it has been decided to amend the class boundaries across most of the events in an attempt to spread shooters more fairly across the divisions offered. The majority of changes are just tweaks to the class boundaries – some raised – some lowered. However two […]

GR&P Rules – Key Changes for 2022 The 2022 Edition of the GR&P Handbook includes a variety of changes. Most are clarifications, correction of typos and so on. However, all competitors and range crew need to be aware of the key changes below. The section/paragraph number shown for each is taken from the new Handbook; […]

LBP/LBR Survey

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LBP/LBR Survey The NRA recently conducted a survey seeking  shooters views on proposed changes to the competition classes for LBP/LBR’s. From the feedback received, it was evident that any changes will require a lot more thought, as replies raised a number of questions that hadn’t been considered in the original proposal. Therefore, there will no […]

General Range Etiquette Enhancements for 2022 There will be some documented enhancements (or perhaps reminders) to range etiquette in the 2022 handbook which will relate to what competitors should be aware of within the constraints of any competition event timings whilst they are shooting ‘on the line’. For any competition or event there is usually […]

Notification of Rule Change for 2022 Please note there will be a rule change implemented for the 2022 season which will impact the following events for rifle shooters. The 1500 match The 1020 match The T&P2 match The rule change is a slight enhancement of the “Changing Positions” rule which outlines that firearms must be […]

Bianchi Classification modifications for 2020 The decline of the Bianchi over the last few years means running 5 classes is very hard to justify. The GRSB/GRCF will move to 3 classes in 2020 with the breakpoints as below. Bianchi Class GRSB GRCF LBP LBR X 1865-1920 1836-1920 1895-1920 1890-1920 1895-1920 1825-1920 A 1811-1864 1701-1835 1855-1894 […]

Classes 2020

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Classes 2020 Its been proposed the classification structure be looked at for a few events next season. The popular events of T&P1, Multi-Target and Advancing Target are currently offered in 3 classes for rifles. Its proposed they may benefit from 5. Bianchi is not very popular at the moment so its proposed knocking that back […]

Proposed GR&P Classifications for 2020 The Classification methodology for GR&P is defined on the  Classifications page. They have always been based on highest achieved score for a particular gun type for a specific event. One problem we have is there is no process for demotion. Once you hit a bullet score that class is where […]

Phoenix 2019 Bianchi Bianchi at the Phoenix meeting will consist of the ‘standard’ four elements – Barricades, Mover, Plates and Practical however the Practical match will be modified to cater for the Butt Zero range and space availability we have available to us. The past two or three seasons had seen the USM run instead […]