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100yd 22RF Miniature and Rook & Rabbit competition

INTRODUCTION: An Open competition at 100yards for all ages of Rimfire, Miniature and Rook& Rabbit rifles.
Charts of 22RF long range ballistics are attached below
                                   Multiple entries with different rifles is encouraged

ONLINE ENTRY - Bookings now closed, no more space
FULL Members                     NON-members (inc. £3 fee)                                              

  • Competitors must produce an NRA Shooter Competency Certificate before they will be permitted to shoot
  • Closed to HBSA Members, but who may enter experienced guests
  • HBSA Rules 1995 apply.  However, orthoptic accessories, a padded glove and a sling may be used
  • All firearms must be appropriately licensed and be “in proof” for the ammunition to be used
  • Except in TRSB class, a wrist rest may be used , but the butt of the rifle may not be rested nor touch the ground
  • In Historic and Miniature R&R classes, stiff shooting jackets must be worn unbuttoned
  • Firing position is prone or supine, but disabled competitors so registered with the NRA may use a table and chair or stool from which to shoot on the firing point
  • Details are limited to 40 minutes, and the time allowed for each shot will be 45 seconds (NRA Rule 351)
DISTANCES:  100 yards

TARGETS:  NRA 100 yard Round Bull


  • Before each detail commences, one minute will be allowed for blow-off (warming) shots into the stop butt
  • Up to THREE marked practice shots
  • TWO convertible sighters
  • TEN shots to count
  • HISTORIC RIMFIRE:   Classic, Veteran and Post-Veteran* Miniature Rimfire Rifles with contemporaneous sights (iron or optical)
  • MINIATURE and ROOK&RABBIT:    Classic and Veteran Miniature Centrefire Rifles with contemporaneous sights (iron or optical) chambered for a cartridge for which the Factory Loading Muzzle Energy is less than 450 ft.lbs. (e.g. 310Cadet 32/20 300Rook 380Long etc.)
  • MRSB:             Any 22RF rifle, any sights
  • TRSB:             Any 22RF rifle, iron sights only (no wrist rest permitted)
PRIZES: Commemorative Certificate for winner of each Class and for lower places dependent upon the number of entries.

GENERAL:  The Matches are squadded: competitors should report at the firing point ten minutes before your  shooting time. Those not firing in a Detail may be required to act as Range Officers.  Latecomers may not be able to shoot.

* Note: Post-Veteran 22 rifles include the early post-WW2 designs with contemporary sights (e.g. Anschutz 54&64, BSA Internationals, and similar)
Tony Cattermole,
25 Apr 2016, 07:23