Sporting Rifle


President’s Cup Sporting Rifle Competition Rules


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Equipment:
  • .22LR sporting type rifles only, no heavy or ‘bull’ barrels.
  • Either bolt action or semi automatic, no single shot e.g. Martini action. All rounds to be magazine fed.
  • Iron or scope sights. Maximum magnification 12X.
  • No gloves or other shooting aids.
  • Moderators permitted.
  • Standard ammunition only, no match ammunition. Hollow points if permitted by FAC. Examples of allowed ammunition types:- Winchester T22, Eley Club, Thunderbolt, Blazer.

Shooting Position:
  • 2 x 5 shots kneeling on one knee, using stick if required.
  • 2 x 5 shots sitting, using stick if required.
  • 2 x 5 shots freestyle, rifle not fully supported

Course of fire:
  • 30 shots total.
  • 5 shots on each target.
  • Sample target card shown on this page.

When:
  • To be shot on the third Sunday of the month.
  • Only scores shot on that day will be eligible.
  • Best 6 of 12 to count towards the annual ranking.