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Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting

Sunday 6th August 2017 - Full Details

Page last updated on Saturday, 24 June, 2017 10:03 PM

'The Chipperfield Ranges'

Photograph gives a panoramic view of The Chipperfield Ranges, Redhill, Maer, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA.

The above photograph gives a panoramic view of The Chipperfield Ranges, Redhill, Maer, Baldwin's Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 5EA.

ALL users of the Chipperfield Ranges (Baldwin's Gate) MUST be aware of AND COMPLY WITH the information contained within the Range Standing Orders and Code of Conduct.

The Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2017 Is Almost Upon Us

Photograph shows competitors giving it their all on the firing line at the Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2016.

The above photograph shows competitors giving it their all on the firing line at the Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2016.

As the final countdown commences towards the much anticipated Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2017, why not take the opportunity to register your entry in plenty of time for this year's competition?

You can download an official entry form, and a copy of the terms and conditions, via the links at the bottom of this page.

Staffordshire SRA Combined Meeting - Standard Terms of Competition and Entry - (9th January 2015 Onwards)

Entry to the SSRA Combined Meeting is subject to the following Standard Terms

 

Venue

Baldwin’s Gate Ranges. These are situated on the south side of the A53 Newcastle to Market Drayton road, about half a mile west of the village of Baldwin’s Gate.

Postal address: Rifle Range, Red Hills, Baldwin’s Gate, Staffordshire ST5 5EA.

 

Course of Fire

40 shots to count at 50 metres, and 40 shots to count at 100 yards. There will be an optional competition for residents who wish to compete for the Staffordshire Residents 50 Metres Championship, plus others who wish to compete for cash prizes, which will be decided according to entry.

 

Targets

NSRA MM13/89 and 1003BM Three Target system.

A numbering system will be used, and in the event of a tie break count back being necessary, it will be assumed that the cards have been shot (top diagrams first) in their numbered sequence.

 

Rules and Regulations

The meeting will be subject to the NSRA Rules and Regulations unless variations are posted on the range, or notified in advance.

Your signature of the entry form indicates your confirmation of acceptance of these rules.

 

Confined Classes

Individual Championship Trophies will be awarded only to bona-fide Staffordshire resident shooters (based on pre 1974 boundaries) who are members of properly constituted rifle clubs.

 

The Staffordshire 50 Metre Champion

This award will be decided by the aggregate of all 50 metres scores (ex 600).

 

Open Classes

The 'Come-Day, Go-Day Salver' will be awarded to the highest scorer, and there will be souvenir prizes to the top three scorers in each class, depending on entry.

 

Scoring

Scoring will be conducted by NSRA Registered Scorers under the leadership of an experienced Scorer.

 

Ties

For the 50 Metre Championship – will be resolved by count back.

For aggregate events – by 100 yard priority (on count back if tied) and if still not resolved by 50 metre count back.

 

Classification

The meeting will be run in three or four classes according to entries; Class bands will be confirmed on the annual entry form, but will generally be:

Class A - 97.5 and over

Class B - 95.7 and under 97.4

Class C - 93.7 and under 95.6

Class D - 93.6 and below.

Averages based on the best 10 of the last 12 short range match cards shot should be submitted by each competitor, countersigned by a responsible person, unless entering Class A.

Competitors who have shot in last year’s event do not need to submit an average.

Winners of classes B, C and D at the previous meeting will be promoted automatically.

The organisers reserve the right to re-classify competitors if they feel that a mistake has been made in this respect.

 

Disputes

Disputes will be resolved by a Range Committee, comprising of three members of the Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Committee.

 

Equipment

Ammunition will not be on sale, be sure to bring sufficient.

Targets are secured to the frames by 'Bulldog Clips' and you will need to bring these (we recommend 12). Small quantities are available on loan.

 

Results

Results will be published on the County website http://www.staffordshire-sra.org.uk/

Your signature on the entry form is considered acceptance of this, however if you wish your detail withheld please mark the entry form accordingly.

 

Safety and Security

Details will be under control of a Range Officer and you are required to comply with their instructions.

Breech flags must be used or bolts removed at all times except when on the firing point between the 'Commence' and 'Cease Fire' commands.

Staffordshire Small Bore Rifle Association reminds all shooters of their obligation to ensure the safety of their rifles and ammunition at all times.

The Association also requires all shooters using their ranges carry Personal Public Liability Insurance. In effect, this means that the meeting is open to all Life and Annual and Shooting member of the NSRA and members of Clubs affiliated to the NSRA and any other shooter carrying a minimum of £2,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.

The meeting is covered for normal risks, but no liability can be accepted for theft or damage to personal property.

 

Email

Wherever possible, email will be used for communication. Email address: open@staffordshire-sra.org.uk

All emails will be sent as a Blind Carbon Copy (BCC).

Please request 'UNSUBSCRIBE' if you do not require information about this meeting in the future.

 

Submitted and Approved - SSRA Committee - 9th January 2015.

 

Trophies

If you won trophies at last year’s meeting, please ensure that these are returned prior to the meeting to the County Trophy Secretary in sufficient time for the trophies to be engraved.

Further details will be on the entry form.

 

PDF Icon. View the Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2017 Entry Form in PDF Format

PDF Icon. View the Staffordshire SRA Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting Standard Terms of Competition and Entry Document

 

To view the above Entry Form and the Standard Terms of Competition and Entry Document, you will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer.

If you need to install this programme, you can download Adobe Reader by selecting the following link to the Adobe website, where further instructions will be given.

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To whet your appetite for this year's competition, why not take a look at the Staffordshire Smallbore Rifle Association Combined Open Squadded Rifle Meeting 2016 Results and Photographs, just to get you in the mood.

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