Competitions

‘Ole Smokey Shield: any rimfire rifle (heavy or light barrel) from a benchrest, 50 shots over 50 metres. The Shield was donated by the family of Kevin Kemp, a founding member of the Bellingen Rifle Club.

Gleniffer Shield: any rimfire rifle (light barrel recommended) fired “off the elbows” without a front or rear rest, 50 shots over 50 metres.

Ladies’ Competition: as the name suggests, any rimfire rifle over 50 metres.

Junior Shield: any rimfire rifle, 50 shots over 50 metres. Open to junior shooters aged 13-17 holding a Junior Firearms Permit. Club-owned rifles are available for use.

R O Davies Shield: 50 shots over 50 metres, light barrel rimfire rifles only

Field Rifle (George Joannidis Shield): 12 rounds rapid fire from the standing unsupported position at 25m, in 4 bursts of 3 shots each within 15 seconds. No more than 3 rounds of ammo in the magazine at a time. Followed by 10 rounds deliberate fire from the standing unsupported position at 25m, then 10 rounds from kneeling or sitting.

Centrefire benchrest. Any centrefire rifle (meeting range rules), 5 shots at 100m and 200m, smallest group wins

Handicap shoot. A handicap is added to each shooter’s score based on their previous scores (just like golf, only more serious)

Rimfire 50/100m. 25 shots at 50m followed by 25 shots at 100m, with unlimited sighters at each range (a .22 rimfire will drop about 6-7″ between the two ranges)