Sporter / Hunter
We were so excited we couldn’t wait and decided to bring forward the Sporter Hunter by one week to the 20th Feb to allow more shooters to join the ‘fun’. You asked for something different and we’ve delivered! 4 ranges – 300, 500, 600 and 800 yards. Yes, you read that right – 800 yards is in the mix for this great event. 2 sighters plus 10 counting shots at each range – 7 minute time limit
Please check amendments to:
Rear bag, Rifle $value, Prizes
To be conducted over 300, 500, 600 and 800 yards.
2 sighters plus 10 counting shots at each range – 7 minute time limit
Prizes to be split equally between the categories.
Standard (Rifles with a value of <$3,500 which are factory built mass produced commercially available rifles with factory fitted barrels)
Open (Rifles with a value of >$3,500 or recognised custom action and barrel maker manufactured rifles, and non-commercially available cartridges)
The event organiser reserves the right to determine the Category a shooter will compete in.
Pre-entry only through online booking – $50 entry fee
08:00 – Welcome and Briefing for all competitors
08:30 – Zero range for scrutineering
09:00 – 300 yards (Match 1)
Lunch and Presentation after shooting concludes
QRA, the event organiser reserves the right to reclassify any competitor into another category of competition as it sees appropriate.
Any rifle bought as a standard factory-made practical walk around sporting/hunting/varmint rifle and without the features or attachments that would place it in the style of a target, match or service rifle
Weight: Not greater than 6.5kg, including any telescopic sight or bipod.
Actions may be bedded in the stock.
Barrels: Rifles may be re-barrelled if necessary, but the replacement must not exceed the heavy varmint barrel profile. Barrels are not to exceed 26 ins (66.04 cms) in length.
Muzzle Brakes: Muzzle Brakes are not permitted.
Ammunition: Muzzle energy limit is not to exceed 3500 foot pounds. Muzzle velocity of ammunition not to exceed 3275 feet per second.
Trigger: Any trigger system may be used provided that it is safe. A trigger shall be deemed safe if:
(a) Its activating mechanism is enclosed in a suitable trigger guard;
(b) Vigorous cycling of the action does not cause the trigger to release.
Magazine: Magazines are allowed. The shooter is to be in the firing position before placing a loaded magazine onto the rifle. Rounds may also be manually placed into the magazine by virtue by single round loading, or by direct loading to the chamber of the rifle.
On completion, the action of the rifle is to be opened; the chamber and the magazine are to be inspected by the competitor and scorer to ensure that both ar e free from live rounds or empty cases.
Sights: Any, including magnifying or telescopic (set to a maximum of 25 power).
Ammunition: Either factory or hand loaded is allowed.
Rests: The front of the rifle may be supported by a hunting bipod (e.g., Harris, or similar).
A rear bag may be used. These should be “squeezy” bag types. F Class bags with solid bases (eg. SEB) are not permitted for use. The maximum weight for a rear bag is 1.5kg.
If you are unsure about compliance with this Rules please contact us by email for a ruling. firstname.lastname@example.org