Competition: Bolt Action Service Rifle (BASR) . Auckland branch hosts other branches and clubs.
4 positions, 5 shots per position
Any military issue bolt action service rifle with iron sights, used without slings or any target clothing or accessories
This is an aggregate competition, the scores for North Auckland members contributes to the Military Medal trophy
Be at the gate by 8:45 am
NZDA North Auckland Open Day
24 November 2019
This is an open day (to the public, member’s friends and guests, neighbours, etc)
This is what will happen:
· Introduction to shooting and safety (for novices and junior shooters)
· Simple fun .22 competitions
· Intro to black powder shooting
· Intro to lever guns
· Membership booth
· BBQ and social
· No range fee for anyone
· Every unlicensed shooter supervised by a range officer
· Simple, uncomplicated events
· All done at the 50m firing point
What to Bring
Your own .22 and ammo for the simple competitions
A gold coin or two for the 'have a go' black powder and lever guns.
Your own refreshments and food that the branch would not normally provide (The branch BBQ will be the usual fare of meat, bread, onions, sauces, fatty stuff and beverages).
Registration from 9:00 am
Coaching and .22 competitions from 9:45 - 11:00 am
11:00 am black powder
1:00 pm onward lever guns (black powder also continues if required)
Range closes at 3:30 pm
BBQ at the schoolhouse
In the Morning:
Registration opens at 9:00 am
25m sighting-in range opens 9:30 am until midday
Safety briefing at 9:20 am
Main Range: at 50 metres
No general practice at 50m until after the competition.
9:30 – 11:30 am Competition Rim fire silhouette #2 and #3.
This competition will be conducted twice in the same morning.
Silhouette is shot at 50m, .22LR rifles only, no target accessories permitted (same configuration as for Sporter Class).
Course of Fire:
Unlimited sighters on a paper target in the prone position.
Prone, 5 shots at 5 chickens within 2 minutes
Sitting, 5 shots at 5 pigs as above
Kneeling, 5 shots at 5 turkeys as above
Standing, 5 shots at 5 rams as above
Aggregate score contributes to the Anderton-Harris Shield
After the competition, move back to the 100 m firing point..
In the afternoon:
1:00 – 1:30 pm, Hunters Competition #3
Centre fire novelty event, 5 shots
Any centre fire hunting rifle in an approved calibre
No slings, target clothing or target accessories permitted
Each entry receives a single token to the AGM $500 prize draw
1:00 – 4:30 pm
Main range is at 100m. General practice
9:30 - 11:00 am Competition Rim fire silhouette. Silhouette is shot at 50m, .22LR rifles only, no target accessories permitted (same configuration as for Sporter Class).
Course of Fire: Conducted Twice
The Branch Christmas Gala Shoot
25m sighting-in range IS NOT OPEN THIS DAY
Safety briefing at 9:30 am
All shooting will be conducted using .22 long rifle at 50m. ONLY standard velocity ammunition (or sub-sonic) is to be used (see below)
The shoots will be similar to practical rifle events, but modified to suit the age and experience of the shooters, using steel and other reactive targets (hence velocity restrictions).
You will need at least 50 rounds of ammunition per person, but some events allow unlimited shots, so bring plenty.
Junior shooters must be supervised, but serials will be repeated to allow sharing of rifle(s) within the family.
Prize giving and BBQ around 3:00 pm.
Welcome to 2020.
Today's range activities are:
25m sighting in range opens at 9:30 am until midday
General practice on all benches and remaining ground lanes not used by the NSRS
9:45 am National Sporting Rifle Shoot (NSRS)
Centre Fire (20 rounds required)
Prone, 5 shots in 2 minutes
Sitting, 5 shots in 2 minutes
Kneeling, 5 shots in 2 minutes
Snap, standing, 5 single shots at 4 seconds per exposure
No sighters. No target gear or accessories beyond a shooting mat and kneeling roll.
Juniors and novice shooters are encouraged to start using a front rest for the prone serials - a day pack or bi-pod is ideal, but if you use these you can't expect your score to count for the trophy or other prizes.
For the complete rules, see the competitions page of our web site.
After the NSRS, general practice all morning.
The Northern Regional Shooting Championship is an annual event with NZDA branches from the northern region hosted at a different branch each year.
In 2020 this competition will be hosted by the North Auckland Branch.
The range is closed to general use, and the 25m sighting in range is also closed.
All members of the North Auckland branch are invited to attend this shoot to represent their branch, and win back the trophy from Northland Branch
This is a 4-position centre fire shoot with unique format and rules. The entire rule book can be read here.
A synopsis of the important rules is below:
Rifles with target accessories such as palm risers, butt hooks, etc are not permitted.
If a rifle is fitted with an adjustable fore end or stock, the rifle must be adjusted before the prone serial and not adjusted again during the entire match
No slings, target clothing or accessories permitted.
Shooting mats and kneeling rolls are permitted.
A spotting scope is permitted, but must be used by the shooter, not a 'spotter/caller'
Junior shooters, 16 years and under on the day, are permitted to use a .22 LR calibre rifle. Junior shooters need NOT be financial members of the branch.
Course of Fire (45 rounds plus sighters required)
Prone, 5 minutes for unlimited sighters - rest allowed
Prone, 10 shots in 15 minutes, unsupported
Sitting, as above
Kneeling, as above
Standing, as above
50m, standing, rapid serial, 5 shots in 40 seconds
Registration: from 9:00 am until the last detail starts the prone serial.
Briefing; 9:45 am
Shooting should start by 10:00 am
Last detail expected to finish by 3:00 pm
Shooters meeting by 4:00 pm
BBQ and prize giving by 4:30 pm
General practice on all benches and remaining ground lanes not used by the BASR
9:45, bolt action service rifle (BASR). North Auckland branch hosts other branches and clubs to an inter-club competition.
20 shots prone.
After the BASR, general practice for the rest of the morning
Afternoon, general practice
Rim Fire (45 rounds required)
Prone, 10 shots in 4 minutes
Prone rapid, 5 shots in 20 seconds
Sitting, 10 shots in 4 minutes
Kneeling, 10 shots in 4 minutes
Standing, 10 shots in 4 minutes
Auckland branch hosts an interbranch competition at Auckland range. Be at the gates by 8:45.
100m, 4 positions, 5 shots per position.
1:30 pm - The Hot Shots Trophy
Rifles with iron sights
2 sighting shots
5 shots prone in 10 minutes
5 shots sitting
5 shots kneeling
5 shots standing
9:45 am National Sporting Rifle Shoot (NSRS) at 50m
Snap, standing, 5 exposures, each of 4 seconds.
Rim Fire Silhouette (conducted twice)
Prone, 5 chickens, 1 shot per chicken in 2 minutes
General practice at 50m after the last silhouette details
General practice on all benches and ground lanes
11:00 am ANZAC commemorative shoot
bolt action service rifles only
5 rounds on call
BASR (bolt action service rifle)
Prone, 5 shots in 5 minutes
Standing snap, 5 exposures each of 4 seconds, on call.
General practice during and after the BASR
2:00 pm The Presidents Trophy
Hunting rifles, no slings
10 rounds standing in 5 minutes
Score is added to the Douglas score of a trophy submitted for measuring to combine to win the Presidents Trophy
Measuring morning at the club rooms
Members submit their trophies and photographs for measuring and judging
Opens at 9:00 am until 12:00 pm
AGM at the club rooms, starting at 7:30
BBQ supper after the AGM finishes, bring your own refreshments and any food contributions to the BBQ
Prize draw for the new rifle during the BBQ
Every attendance over the previous year, at a working bee, hunters shoot or members night entitles each member to one entry into the draw.
YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT THE AGM TO WIN THIS DRAW
If the member is not present, the draw is forfeit, and another name will be drawn
General practice on all benches and all lanes not used for BASR
9:45 am, BASR
Bolt action service rifles only
5 rounds prone in 5 minutes
5 rounds sitting
5 rounds kneeling
5 rounds standing snap, 4 seconds per exposure
Afternoon. Move to 50m
Rim fire silhouette (conducted twice)
.22LR rifles only
prone, 5 chickens, one shot per chicken in 2 minutes
sitting, 5 pigs
kneeling, 5 turkeys
standing 5 rams
After the last silhouette detail, general practice, including centre fire rifles, at 50m for the remainder of the day
Auckland branch hosts the inter-club bolt action service rifle BASR) competition at Auckland range, be at the gates by 8:45 pm
General practice on all benches and any lanes not allocated to the Debbie Harlow
10:00 am, the Debbie Harlow centre fire match
unlimited sighters and 30 rounds prone in 60 minutes
Prone rapid, 5 rounds in 20 seconds
General practice on all benches and lanes
General practice at 100m
General practice and NSRS rim fire
General practice at 200m
.22 LR rifles only
prone, 5 shots, 5 chickens, one shot per chicken in 2 minutes
General practice (including centre fire rifles) after the last silhouette details has finished
50m (all day)
General practice on ground lanes
11:00 am Armistice Day commemorative shoot,
11:30 am, BASR
Advance to the 25m mark:
Standing snap, 5 exposures of 4 seconds, one shot per exposure on call.
Standing snap, 5 exposures of 4 seconds, one shot per exposure
25m sighting in range IS NOT OPEN TODAY
50m, novelty events for junior shooters
50m, novelty events for centre fire
100m, King of the Hill
BBQ and prizes about 1:00 pm