STOURPORT-ON-SEVERN R.P.C. & H.B.S.A.
CHRISTMAS ROOK & REINDEER CHARITY SHOOT
The event generally is intended for traditional British single shot Rook & Rabbit sporting rifles (and their foreign equivalents) from the 1865-1914 period.
- Full-stocked military training rifles such as .310 Cadets and .22 WO Training rifles are welcome
- Additionally for this event the end date has been extended to 1960, therefore later Central Fire and Rim Fire Rifles are also welcome
- No “Modern” rifles to be used
- To maintain a level playing field “Iron Sights Only” allowed no telescopic sights.
This shoot is intended for enjoyment and to provide funds for a worthy cause so please come along and have a good mornings shoot.
- Members of the Stourport RPC and HBSA
- and others dependent upon range space
- Each Rifle shall be a single-shot rifle weighing under 6¾ lbs, or a double rifle, and shall be chambered for a cartridge for which the Factory Loading Muzzle Energy is less than 450 ft.lbs.
- Sights shall be contemporaneous to the class of Rifle but must be iron type (Open Vee or Aperture)
- A hooked butt-plate, palm-rest or ring (aperture) foresight shall not be used
- Fixed ammunition only shall be used and must be loaded singly
- For Vintage Rifles, the propellant must be 100% blackpowder
- Orthoptic accessories, slings and padded gloves are not permitted, but at 50 yards the firer may sit or kneel on a groundsheet, padded mat or a small stool (equivalent to a straw bale) may be used
- All Rifles shall be in Proof and appropriately licensed.
- 50 yards (Sitting, Kneeling or Standing)
- 25 yards (Standing).
To be of a Christmas nature, one Sighting Target and one Scoring Target at each Distance.
COURSE of FIRE:
At each Distance, a five-minute Sighting Period, then ten rounds to count in seven minutes. Competitors will fire at 50 yards first, then at 25 yards.
MATCH 1: Any Historical Rim Fire Rifles with Iron sights. Multiple entry. Entry fee required
MATCH 2: Any Historic Central Fire Rifle with Iron sights. Multiple entry. Entry fee required plus a Prize (£5-£10)
- Match 1: A £20 prize for first place will be presented for the top score
- Match 2: Competitors will be expected to provide a prize valued between £5 & £10. All competitors will receive a prize with the top score taking first choice working down to the lowest score
Competitors should report at the firing point at 08:45, unless previously notified, for scrutineering and squadding. Competition firing will commence at 09:00 and cease at 13:00.
Hot drinks and possibly cakes will be available.
- Match 1 : 1st entry £5.00 subsequent entries £3
- Match 2 : 1st entry £5.00 subsequent entries £3.
Multiple Match Entries are encouraged with same or different rifle.
Match Organizer: Paul Smith, email@example.com
All entry fees will be collected on the day so please bring CASH and a prize.