Competition Instruction

This is a quick overview of the competitions shot at Old Sarum and Andover ranges.

America Match

Sighting series (25m) 1 x series of 5 shots in 2.5 minutes. *

Practice 1 (25m) 2 x series of 5 shots in 2.5 minutes.
Practice 2 (25m) 2 x series of 5 shots in 30 seconds.
Practice 3 (25m) 2 x series of 5 shots in 20 seconds.

* We usually do this into the sand as we often shoot this after a ‘precision’ comp.

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Timed & Precision

Any sights
Targets: 1 x DP2 (GCRF, LBP & LBR)

Position: Standing unsupported (no slings allowed)

Ready position: 45 degrees 

Practice 1: 25m

The target will make one appearance of 2 minutes.
The competitor will fire 12 shots, starting loaded with 6 rounds and reloading with 6 rounds within the 2 minutes.

Practice 2: 15m

The target will make 6 appearances of 2 seconds each, with intervals of 5 seconds.
One shot is to be fired at each appearance.
The competitor must return to the ready position between appearances.
This practice will be shot twice.

Practice 3: 10m

The target will make 3 appearances of 3 seconds each, with intervals of 5 seconds.
Two shots are to be fired at each appearance.
The competitor must return to the ready position between appearances.

Range Commands (for all three practices)
At start of practice:
With 6 rounds load and make ready.
Are you ready?
If anyone calls Not ready! then respond
Not ready called. (Resolve problem, call Are you ready? again)
Stand by. (Targets turn away, shooters adopt the ready position)
Up. (Targets appear)
Down. (Cease firing, Targets turn away, shooters adopt the ready position)
At end of practice: Unload and show clear.

FIREARMS MUST NOT BE REMOVED FROM THE FIRING POINT UNTIL CLEARED BY THE RCO

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Multi-Target

Any sights
Targets: 2 x DP1 (GRCF, LBP & LBR)
Position: Standing unsupported (no slings allowed)

Ready position: 45 degrees

Practice 1: 25m

The targets will make one appearance of 15 seconds, during which the competitor will fire 6 shots on the left hand target.

Practice 2: 20m

The targets will make one appearance of 10 seconds, during which the competitor will fire 3 shots on each target.

Practice 3: 15m

The targets will make 3 appearances of 3 seconds each, with intervals of 5 seconds.
At each appearance 2 shots are to be fired on the right hand target.
The competitor must return to the ready position between appearances.

Practice 4: 10m

The targets will make one appearance of 8 seconds, during which the competitor will fire 3 shots on each target.

Range Commands (for all four practices)

At start of practice:
With 6 rounds load and make ready.
Are you ready?
If anyone calls not ready! then respond
Not ready called. (Resolve problem, call Are you ready? again)
Stand by. (Targets turn away)
Up. (Targets appear)
Down. ( Targets turn away, shooters adopt ready position)
At end of practice: Unload and show clear.

FIREARMS MUST NOT BE REMOVED FROM THE FIRING POINT UNTIL CLEARED BY THE RCO

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25m Offhand

Any sights (spotting scopes may be used)

Targets: PL7 (GRCF & LBR), PL14 (LSR & LBP)
Position: Standing unsupported (no slings allowed)

Ready position: 45 degrees

Sighters
Unlimited sighters may be fired in 5 minutes at the top target.

Practices: 1-3

The competition is conducted in three identical consecutive practices. In each practice, 10 shots are to be fired at the target in 5 minutes.

Practice 1 10 shots in 5 minutes at the middle target.
Practice 2 10 shots in 5 minutes, 5 on the middle target, 5 on the bottom target.
Practice 3 10 shots in 5 minutes at the bottom target.

Range Commands

At start of sighters and each practice:
Load and make ready.
Are you ready?
If anyone calls Not ready! then respond
Not ready called. (Resolve problem, call Are you ready? again)
Stand by. (Targets turn away, shooters adopt the ready position)
Up. (Targets appear)
Down. (Targets turn away)
At end of all 3 practices:
Unload and show clear.

FIREARMS MUST NOT BE REMOVED FROM THE FIRING POINT UNTIL CLEARED BY THE RCO