Please be aware that unless you have correctly completed and returned your club re-affiliation paperwork for 2016, your club will not be insured. We are unable to make any exceptions to this ruling as our underwriters will not accept claims made if the correct paperwork has not been submitted and received at our NSRA offices.
Please note that if you have already submitted your renewal paperwork, your club will be covered by our insurance, providing this is complete and correct. Any slight delay you may experience in receiving confirmation of your renewal is due to the Christmas / New Year break and the resulting volume of work we have to process.
To avoid unnecessary telephone calls and if you have yet to send in your renewal paperwork, please refer to the letter sent to you in October 2015, detailing the relevant forms for completion, the information required and the club renewal fee payable for 2016.
Thank you in advance for your co-operation and understanding during what is for us a very busy time of the year.
If you need another copy of the forms, all 2016 membership forms can be downloaded below:
On the 25th August 2017, 'Shooting USA' honoured legendary shooter Lones Wigger, by renaming the interior of its headquarters building the 'Lones Wigger Legacy Hall & Range'.
Lones was due to travel to this year's Bisley National Meeting as a member of the US Roberts team. Unfortunately however, due to health reasons he was unable to make the trip.
In recognition of his outstanding achievements and contribution to the sport, the NSRA had planned to present a special certificate to Lones ats the Bisley prize giving. The certificate was received on his behalf by the American team and presented to Lones during the hall and range renaming ceremony, which also happened to be his 80th birthday!
Those of you who entered the above meeting, scheduled for 22nd -24th September, will already have received notification that the Championships have been cancelled. We hope that entrants, and NSRA members alike, will appreciate that this is not a decision that has been made lightly and is one which has been taken with much regret. In spite of extending the entry deadline, and sending reminders to previous participants, at the revised closing date only 72 entries had been made.
NSRA/ELEY 2017 Results
Please find below the results from the 2017 Eley Competition - Thank you to all those who entered!
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All at the NSRA would like to congratulate Jen McIntosh, Seonaid McIntosh and Katie Gleeson on becoming European Team Champions in the 3 Position Rifle Women's Event in Baku this morning!
Click read more below for links to the BBC Sport Coverage of Seonaid's Gold medal today and also Jen's Gold medal at the start of the week.
We are also sharing info on our Twitter page @NSRAHQ
We have been informed that 3 new Air Rifle Target Shooting Clubs have opened in Lincolnshire.
Click below to get the details for Yarborough Target Shooting Club, Skegness Target Shooting Club and Grantham Target Shooting Club.
A new club catering for the NSRA discipline of Sport Crossbow has been inaugurated.
Known as South Pembrokeshire Sport Crossbow Club (SPSCC) it will specialise in promoting 10 metre indoor Sport Crossbow target shooting.
The NSRA, via the Pistol, Airgun & Crossbow Committee (PACC), have recently launched a National Sport Crossbow competition which is open to both NSRA members and others who may wish to enter this sport.
Steyr LP50 and Variants:
Section 5 Firearms:
Following discussions with our local Head of Firearms Licensing, it is confirmed that the Steyr LP50 air pistol does not have a self-loading mechanism and therefore in their opinion does not constitute a prohibitive weapon under Section 5 (1) of the Firearms Act 1968.
These findings have been agreed with NABIS.
This announcment follows a previous statement posted on the NSRA website on the 8th December 2016, notifying all members that while clarification was being sought, Home Office advice was that these pistols should not be imported or sold.
While the NABIS conclusion remains an 'opinion', albeit one which the courts are unlikely to ignore, this news enables all retailers to start stocking and selling the Steyr LP50 once again.
Disciplinary Action: Mr Stuart Prouse
Mr Stuart Prouse of the Swarland 592 Club in Northumberland has admitted the fabrication of scores in a Local Scoring League and the Association has taken disciplinary action against him for the offence. The following penalties have been applied:
Mr Prouse was banned for two and a half years and the ban will commence on 1st April 2017 and run until 1st October 2019.
The ban appertains to Mr Prouse specifically and not his club.
The Metropolitan Police have asked us to post a short 20 question online survey, asking certificate holders for their feedback following any transaction they may have had (i.e. grant, licence renewal etc.) with the Licensing Authorities.
The survey should take no more than 5 minutes to complete.
Please note that the survey applies to Met certificate holders only.
Please complete the survey at the following link: http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/FETLONDON
We would like to offer our sincere apologies to the competitors and the families of those concerned for the omission of two key results tables in the current (Spring) edition 801 of 'On Target' magazine. We would also like to offer our sincere apologies for an error in the results table for the Men's Air Rifle competition.
These errors are highly regrettable and we would like to emphasise that this was a genuine mistake made during the magazine compilation process. We have taken steps to ensure such omissions do not re-occur when preparing and editing articles for publication in future. Competitors were notified of all results by email on the 23rd March.
In addition to this notice, we will publish the missing results and correct results for Men's Air Rifle Competition in the next (Summer) edition 802 of the magazine.
Competition 17: British Sporter Rifle (Championship)
Competition 18: Sporter Rifle Standing (Competition)
Please click below for the results of the Competitions