Shooting (Large Bore)

Event Information

Event / Entry Fee

A Grade            $25
B Grade            $25
C Grade            $25
D Grade (Tyro/Novice)    $25
F Class Open            $25
F Class Standard        $25
FTR                $25

Age Code / Description

00        Open

Co-ordinators

Retired Leading Senior Constable Andy Drinkwater

Geoffrey Wells – CFA Woodend

Description

Competition will be a standard 2 x10 shot matches, at 500 yards and 1 x 15 shot match at 600 yards.

NRAA rules will apply with A, B, C, Tyro, F Standard & F Open & FTR shooting on the new ICFRA targets.

NEW ELECTRONIC TARGETS ARE IN OPERATION FOR REAL TIME SCORING.

All events are mixed, with no age restriction, and cater equally for males and females.

Beginners and new comers are most welcome.

Medals will be awarded for 1st place in every grade at all ranges.

Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be awarded to all grades for the days aggregate.

Venue, Date and Time

This year the event will be conducted at the Wellsford Rifle Range, 2 Rifle Range Road, Bendigo. (Melway 629 D9) on Friday 16 March 2018.
Shooting will commence at 09:30 hours sharp.

Facilities

Wellsford Range is conveniently located just an hour and a half drive from Melbourne, in the Central Victorian town of Bendigo.  With a 1000 yard range capability, this facility was the venue for the 2006 Commonwealth Games Large Bore Rifle Competitions.

It is also the headquarters and showpiece for the Victorian Rifle Association.
The V.R.A. Shooters Shop will be open for the duration of this event.

Food and beverages will be available to purchase if required.
Shower and toilet facilities are available.

Special Instructions

Loan firearms can be arranged and ammunition purchased on the day if required. PLEASE REQUEST IN ADVANCE.

Tyro will be a supervised event for 1st and 2nd time shooters only. After the 2nd year, the shooter will compete in C Grade if still ungraded. Competitors who currently hold a grading from a rifle association are ineligible to compete in Tyro.

F Standard & FTR shooters are restricted to .308 and .223 calibres, as per NRAA rules.

F Open shooters are restricted to any calibre and projectile up to and including 8mm.

Both F Standard and F Open will use a bi-pod or rest, as per NRAA rules.

COMPETITORS MAY ENTER F STANDARD AND/OR F OPEN, ALONG WITH THEIR NORMAL COMPETITION, PROVIDING THEIR FIREARMS AND CALIBRES COMPLY WITH NRAA RULES FOR THAT EVENT.

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