For Rifle and Pistol Shooters in the United Kingdom
Bisley Range Dates 2020
Shrubland – Range Dates for 2020
First Saturday of Each Month.
10.30 am to 4 pm. 40m Range. £3.50 range fee.
Pistol and Rifle up to .577 Calibre. Competition Starts at 1 pm ‘SHARP’.
4th January * Jon Walker Appreciation Cup. Any muzzle loading, single shot rifle
1st February * Peter Freeth Memorial Cup. Any rifle or carbine, .45 calibre or above – but not pistol calibre
7th March * .22 Rifle Trophy Any rifle or carbine, .22 calibre.
4th April Service Revolver. Any muzzle loaded revolver – one cylinder only
2nd May * Rook Rifle Any rook rifle. Eligibility to be determined by the Range Officer
6th June Single Action Revolver Any muzzle loading single action revolver in the spirit of the original
+ Post Vintage Pistol Any muzzle loading pistol or revolver.
4th July * Black Powder Rifle Any full-bore muzzle or breech loading rifle that started production as
a black powder gun. Black powder or Pyrodex loads only.
1st August * Scottish Stag Hunt Themed shoot plus bring & share lunch.
5th September * Lever Action Tankard Any lever action rifle of pistol calibre – 32-20, 38-40, 44-40, 45 LC,
+ Vintage Air Rifle 44 SPL, 38 SPL – in the spirit of the original. Any air rifle made before 1950.
Competitions for 2021 start:
3rd October * Vintage Pistol Any muzzle loading pistol or revolver7th November Jim MacFarlane LR Pistol Any muzzle loading pistol or revolver .31 calibre or above
5th December * Christmas Shoot for the John Further details will be given later. Platten Shield.
* Tony Heasman Trophy (Junior) Can be shot April – July
.30 Bolt Action Competition
* Branch Meeting
Roy Abraham – Range Secretary
The former Thorn shooters are currently using the 25m, indoor, Lewsey Range.
Bedford Council are considering a new range near Langford. Roy is keeping an eye on this.
VAA Jersey Branch
Charles Tower (Hon. Secretary) and Martin Walton (Membership Secretary).
Shooting occurs at the 600m Crabbe Range, on the Saturday mornings provisionally listed below. Unless there is
some specific competition, pistol is shot from 11.00 to 12.00 and rifle from 12.00 to 13.00.
Pistol shooting is virtually every Thursday afternoon, at the 50m Pistol Club Range. It may be possible to arrange
extra sessions on selected Fridays, (with the exception of 1 May, 22 May, 5 June and 3 July).
VAA Jersey Dates 2020
January 4th, 18th, 25th
February 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th
June 6th, 20th, 27th
July 4th, 18th, 25th
August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
September 12th, 19th, 26th
October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
November 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
December 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Some of these dates will change during the year, so call in advance if you are going over for a visit.
Crabbe Range is open to the weather, so summer is a safer bet.
Some of these dates will change during the year, so call in advance if you are going over for a visit. Crabbe Range is open to the weather, so summer is a safer bet.