Small Bore


Updated: April 15, 2019

Date: Saturday July 6, 2019

Time:

Check In: 8:00 am- 8:45am    Start Time: 9:00 am

Location: Old Man River Gun Club (Range Rd 15, MD of Pincher Creek)

 

Click here for printable rules. 

 

Regional Representation:

Open registration - no limit on the number of athletes from each region.

 

If more than one person is using the same rifle, please notify Regional Director by registration deadline.

Maximum 2 shooters per rifle

 

Age Groups and Events:

All ages as of December 31 of current year   

 

Boys and Girls 8-12 years of age         A, B                           Prone Only Courses

Boys and Girls 13-17 years of age       A, B, C, D                  All Courses

Men and Women 18-64 years of age   A, B, C, D                  All Courses

Men and Women 65 years and over    A, B, C, D                  All Courses

 

Events

There will be two competitions of small bore target shooting using Sporting Rifle and Hunter Rifle specifications.

  • Sporting Rifle: Defined as any .22 rim fire rifle designed for target shooting and that of which is equipped with metallic sights, open or peep style only and meeting the Shooting Federation of Canada Sporting Rifle specifications. See definition Rule 7.

 

  • Hunter Rifle: Defined as any .22 rim fire rifle designed as a hunting type rifle, of any action style, except semi automatic. No semi automatic rifles. Any sights including scopes and electronic sights are allowed, with the exception of laser sights. No laser sights. Scopes limiting to 6 power maximum. Variable scopes will be taped to 6 power maximum.

 

  • Ammunition: all ammunition will be .22 long rifle or shorter. No .22 magnum ammunition allowed

 

A rifle that is borderline Sporting Rifle or Hunter Rifle will be rated before the start of the competition

by Shoot Officials and may only be used for one competition. Please refer to the rules and

regulations for further specifications.

 

Competitors may shoot both competitions using appropriate rifles.

 

Competitors (except the 8-12 age group who may shoot prone only) may shoot all 4 courses.

 

Format:

Shooting courses for the Sporting and Hunter Rifle competitions will be:

3 postion courses will include one set of targets per position. Postions are prone, kneeling and standing.

 

POSITION

DISCIPLINE

DISTANCE

# OF SCORING TARGETS

SHOTS PER TARGET

TOTAL SHOTS

TOTAL SCORE

•         Prone

Hunter

20 yards

10

2

20

200

•         Prone

Sporting

50 metres

4

5

20

200

•         3 Position

Hunter

20 yards

10

1

3 x 10=30

300

•         3 Position

Sporting

50 metres

2

5

3 x 10=30

300

 

 

#135 Standard 12 Bull (two sighters) SFC targets at 20 yards.

#153 Standard 6 Bull (two sighters) SFC targets at 50 meters.

 

Note: 8-12 yr old participants will shoot 1 shot per target rather then 2 shots per target. Number of shots have been reduce to reduce fatigue and potential for injury.

 

Rules and Regulations:

 

  • Shooting Federation of Canada Sporting Rifle and Hunting Rifle Rules in effect, unless mentioned below.
  • Range safety rules and protocols of the host range will be in effect at all times.
  • The Chief Range Officer has the power of final ruling. Anyone can be disqualified at any time for any infraction of rules and/or regulations.
  • All participants are expected to abide by the laws governing transportation, storage, and handling of firearms.
  • All shooters under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a coach/guardian that must remain at the shooting event while the youth is participating in the event.
  • All shooters and other persons in the immediate vicinity of the firing line are urged to wear ear protection. Ear protection incorporating any type of receiving devices are not permitted for shooters.
  • All shooters are urged to wear shatterproof shooting glasses or similar eye protection while shooting.
  • Safety flags must be inserted.
  • All shooters must be present at least 30 minutes prior to the event start tim Anyone later or not present when their name is called will be eliminated by default.
  • Every athlete must be able to produce identification at all times.
  • No coaching on the shooting line, except for shooters under the age of 18.
  • All ties will be broken according to the Shooting Federation of Canada Sporting Rifle Rules.
  • No slings are to be use
  • The use of any special devices, means, or garments which immobilize or unduly reduce the movement of shooters’ legs, body, or arms is prohibited. Shooting jackets and shooting pants are not allow
  • Shooting gloves and shooting mats are allowed.
  • Spotting scopes are allowed by competitors for viewing of targets.
  • Trigger pull and gun weight must be verified before the competition start
  • Sporting Rifle:
  • Gun weight - not more than 8 lbs. or 4.0 kg.
  • Trigger pull - 1000g minimum
  • Other sporting rifle specifications as per SFC ru
  • Hunter rifles may not be used in the sporting rifle competitions.

 

  • Hunter Rifle:
  • Gun Weight - any weight
  • Trigger Pull - any safe weight
  • Sporting rifles may not be used in the hunter rifle competitions.

 

 

  • Small bore is defined as a .22 caliber rim fire capable of being single loaded.
  • No semi automatic rifles.
  • No Hyper velocity ammunition.
  • Height for targets shall be 75cm (+/- .50m). This measurement is taken from ground level to the center of the targets’ mass.
  • There is a 30 minute time limit, including unlimited sighters in all 20 shot events.
  • If more than one person is using the same rifle, please notify by registration deadli Maximum 2 people per rifle.
  • Event will start at 9:00am and will progress throughout the day.
  • Shooting courses will continue as soon as prior course is complete.

 

Registration Deadline:

Registration Deadline June 14th 2019

 

All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline. The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director. Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers.

 

No late registrations will be accepted.

 

Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered. Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run.

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