Next week is the Union Shield.  Karori Rifle Club are the duty club.

The rules for the shoot are:

Please be on the range for a presentation of certificates and briefing at 12.45pm.  Two teams can shoot on each target.  The first team starts shooting at 1pm.  You need enough targets for teams and anyone not in a team to shoot.

There is a training shoot in the morning which could be at 300 or 500 yards.  Red flags and at least 2 rows of range flags will be out.  We will stop the training morning at 11.30am at the latest.

WELLINGTON RIFLE ASSOCIATION Inc – TEAM SHOOTING RULES December 2014

Union Shield        

  • 3 people per team
  • Each shooter has 2 optional sighters and 7 shots to count.
  • Separate A, B, C and F Class Teams (F Class teams can include both F Open and FTR).
  • Time limit 36 minutes including sighting at 3, 5, and 600yds.
  • Shooters can shoot in grades above their grading but no extra points will be allocated to compensate for shooting above their grade.
  • With smaller numbers in teams we do not intend to allow shooters to shoot below their grade with a penalty.
  • Each club will be able to shoot two teams on one target. There will be a short break between the 2 teams on one target at each range
  • We need to be organised and on the range ready for the briefing at 12.45pm and then to start shooting at 1pm.
Start Stop
12.45pm Safety briefing
1 pm Team 1 at 300yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 1-36pm
1-41pm Team 2 at 300yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 2-17pm
2-25pm Team 1 at 500yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 3-01pm
3-06pm Team 2 at 500yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 3-42pm
3-50pm Team 1 at 600yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 4-26pm
4.31pm Team 2 at 600yds 36 minutes to shoot includes sighting 5.07pm