Beaudesert Rifle Club

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The Beaudesert Rifle Club was established in 1903, and has had several homes in and around the township of Beaudesert. Our current location is Spengler Road Tabragalbra. We conduct weekly competitions over ranges from 300 to 600 yards. While the club is predominately a fullbore target rifle club we conduct the following disciplines: Fullbore target rifle, Fullbore F Class, Sporter/Hunter, Field and Rimfire and Shotgun.

  • Location

    303 Spengler Road, Tabragalba

  • Distances shot at range

    300 yards to 600 yards (800 being developed)

  • When do we shoot

    Saturdays & Sunday dependent on disciplines

  • How often do we shoot

    Weekly

  • Disciplines

    TR, FSTD, FO, FTR, Sporter/Hunter, Rimfire & Shotgun

  • Electronic Targets

    ShotMarker

  • Website

    http:beaudesertrifleclub.com.au

  • Calendar

    Our monthly shooting calendar is available on the website

  • Email

    secretary@beaudesertrifleclub.com.au

  • Facebook

    @beaudesertrifleclub

  • Come & Try

    Yes - contact the secretary!

  • Visitors

    Visitors welcome

Dates & Times (check website and Facebook for specific dates)

www.beaudesertrifleclub.com.au/calendar

 
  • Every Sunday, 10:30am for 11am start: Full-bore Target Rifle, F-Class (Standard, Open & F-TR). Finishes around 2pm, can keep range open by appointment.
  • Saturday (Fortnightly), 7:30am for 8am start: Sporter/Hunter, & 12:30pm for 1pm start: Rimfire. 1.5 hour window between these shoots for sighting, by appointment.
  • Sunday (Fortnightly), 7:30am for 8am start: Shotgun – 8:00am for 8:30am start – shotgun beginners
  • Sunday (Fortnightly), 7:30am for 8am start: Rimfire
  • Wednesday (Weekly by appointment), 9am to 11am: Centrefire practice, sighting and load development. Email secretary@beaudesertrifleclub.com.au to book.
  • Any other questions, feel free to hit me up on secretary@beaudesertrifleclub.com.au

The Disciplines

  • Target Rifle Class: Rifles used are .308 Winchester or .223 Remington (7.62mm and 5.56mm NATO) using aperture sights. Ammunition and components are regulated and no artificial support other than a sling is permitted. The weight of the rifle is restricted to 6.5kg. (25 rounds) *1
  • F Class Standard: The firearms and ammunition are the same as Target Rifle class, however telescopic sights are permitted. A front rest or bipod and rear sandbag are permitted for supporting the rifle. (25 rounds)
  • F Class Open: Rifles of any calibre up to 8mm are permitted. Telescopic sights are permitted. A front rest or bipod and rear sandbag are permitted for supporting the rifle. (25 rounds) *1
  • FTR: The firearms and ammunition are the same as Target Rifle class, however telescopic sights are permitted. A bipod and rear sandbag are permitted for supporting the rifle. The weight of the rifle is restricted to 8.25kg (25 rounds) *1
  • Optical Class: The firearms and ammunition are the same as Target Rifle class, however telescopic sights are permitted. No artificial support other than a sling is permitted. (25 rounds)
  • Sporter / Hunter Class: Commercially available sporting/hunting rifles, up to 8mm. Fired from the prone supported position, utilising a Harris style bi-pod and rear squeeze bag. (20 rounds)
  • Small-Bore / Rimfire: .22 Long Rifle fired from the prone supported position for F-Class shoots over 30, 60 and 90 metres (32 rounds). For field target, we shoot standing at 30 metres, sitting/kneeling at 60 metres, and prone unsupported at 90 metres (22 rounds) We are also currently developing a Rimfire Precision Service Rifle competition, which sees us shooting 100, 200 & 300 yards.
  • Shotgun / Clay pigeon: Shotgun, also known as clay target shooting, is a shooting sport involving shooting a firearm at special flying targets known as clay pigeons, or clay targets.
 
*1 These three disciplines are international recognised and as such you may be selected to represent Australia in competition.
Vaccination – not required, simply follow government social distancing and symptom rules.
All rifle shooting is conducted under the Standard Shooting Rules.

Albert Rifle Club

Small club whose members have many years experience in the sport of fullbore shooting bot target rifle & F Class and will always provide the assistance required to potential new members in order to grow to our sport and open it up to others.

  • Location

    Duncan Range, Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont

  • Distances shot at range

    300 yards to 1000 yards

  • When do we shoot

    Saturday afternoon

  • How often do we shoot

    Weekly

  • Disciplines

    TR, FSTD, FO, FTR

  • Shooting Programs

    Come and Try Program