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British ShootingBritish Shooting is asking Olympic and Paralympic rifle shooters to submit their 'Expression of Interest' to join the British Shooting Talent and Development Academies for the next season (2022/23).

More information can be found on the British Shooting website.

The prestigious County Champion of Champions Match will take place at Lord Roberts Centre on Sunday 21st August 2022 as the closing event of the Bisley 100 National Meeting. Counties should nominate their Champion via the entry form before Wednesday 22nd July 2022.

The entry form for the County Champion of Champions Match 2022 has been emailed out to Shooting Council Representatives. Should any other interested party want a copy of the entry form it can be found here

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We're pleased to publish the results of the 2022 Great Britain Trial, which was held at Appleton Rifle Club on 25th June. 

 

More information on the athletes selected is available from this file: 

 

The NSRA is delighted to announce Bluefin Sport has confirmed event title partner status for Bisley 100.

This is a further example of our strengthening relationship designed to deliver the best insurance offer in the industry. It is also the next step in an agreement that the NSRA has signed with Bluefin Sport until the end of 2024. There will be an insurance information desk at Bisley Festival 13th and 14th August combined with a membership help desk for anybody with ongoing enquiries concerning individual or club affiliation. Our team will be there to help you including live access to the membership portal to answer any questions and demonstrate how to use it. We’re looking forward to seeing you!

The following first appeared on Shooting Sports USA

A historic competition, the first Pershing Trophy Match was conducted at Bisley, England, in 1931, with teams from the United States and Great Britain participating

A living legend will coach the United States Pershing Team this summer during the 2022 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury. Retired U.S. Army Colonel Bruce Meredith, age 85, has accepted the offer to lead the 2022 U.S. Pershing Team that will compete against the British shooters traveling to Indiana in August for the Pershing International Trophy Match.

Due to a large number of entries in the past week and a Covid outbreak in the NSRA Offices we are extending the Bisley 100 Entry Deadline to 23.59 on Friday 1st July to receive entries and payments.

It is going to be an amazing Centenary of the National Rifle Championships in this Platinum Jubilee Year so don't miss out on your chance to be part of history!

Download your entry form via this link.

M. ArnsteinMike Arnstein, GB Pershing Team Adjutant shares the latest team news:

Sixteen athletes from the Pershing squad and supporters group gathered at the NSRA West Midlands range at Aldersley on a wet Saturday 18th June. Friday the 17th at 31°C would have been more ideal in mimicking likely conditions at Camp Atterbury, but by Saturday the heatwave had turned into a “coldwave” with temperatures of 14°C.

The squad were on good form and the top scores were a mix of 1600/1599s. Simon Green shot the only highest possible score 200-20x at 50 yards and ended up with a score of 1600-136x tied with Ken Bowley. The tie was broken using the total number of xs at 100 yards, 151 to Ken’s 149.

Postal Competitions for Sport Crossbow (10m), Target and Open Crossbow (18m), Target and Open Crossbow (35m)

Competitions open to non-members of the NSRA 

Congratulations to those athletes from the 2022 Great Britain Dewar Team Postal Trial who have qualified for the Shoulder-to-Shoulder Trial.

On 25th June at Appleton Rifle Club, these athletes will be joining 40 others, who have already qualified, at the 2022 Great Britain Dewar Team Shoulder-to-Shoulder Trial. They will all shoot a Double Dewar (40 shots prone @ 50m + 40 shots prone @ 100yds) qualification match.

Twenty athletes and two reserves will then be selected to represent Great Britain in the 2022 Dewar Match.

View the confirmed results for the 2022 Great Britain Dewar Team Postal Trial:

Good luck to all competitors

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new range at the Lord Roberts Centre.

The new 50m knock down air rifle target range was created by repurposing one of the unused 50m outdoor bays. It has now been adapted to provide four firing points for 50m bench rest air rifle shooting (.177/.22 up to 12 fp, 16J).

Four sets of 'knock down' targets are available with a static paper target above each 'knock down' target for sighting in your rifle. Range fees are £10 per hour.

We have a 'special opening offer' on the 15th, 16th and 17th June; plus if you are an NSRA member your first hour is free, so a great time to join the NSRA! Find out about our membership benefits here: https://membership.nsra.co.uk/

The Bisley Festival will be taking place at the Lord Roberts Centre at Bisley Camp on 13th-14th of August 2022. It's a new and innovative event celebrating Target Shooting in the UK.

The Bisley Festival forms part of our celebrations of the Centenary of the National Rifle Championships in Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Year.

Bisley Festival is a showcase for the sport of Target Shooting and provides an excellent opportunity for those who haven’t tried shooting before to do so in a safe environment and under the careful supervision of highly experienced and qualified instructors.

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