Competitions

Silverstone Cup

Be crowned the best .22LR shooter in the UK. In conjunction with GunMart.

Rules

 

2018 Silverstone Cup Rules

General Competition Rules

  • Competition is open to any .22LR calibre rifle or long barrelled pistol (LBP).
  • Sights are open but cannot be changed from one course of fire to another and must remain on the firearm for the duration of the competition.
  • No bi-pods, supports, bags or slings are allowed, all courses of fire the firearm must be supported by the shooters person only.
  • Clothing is free but must be worn for each stage so cannot be changed from stage to stage.
  • These rules apply for the league and the grand final, no changes of firearm, clothing or set up will be allowed between league shooting and the final.

The competition has two classes – Long Barrelled pistol (LBP) and rifle chambered for the .22LR calibre only.

Multiple entries are allowed subject to entry fee.

Competition will run from March 1st 2018 until November 30th 2018 with the top 25 shooters invited to a Grand Final in December 2018.

The competition will comprise five courses of fire with the aggregate score being the result for each shooter:

  • 10m Timed and Precision Standing
  • 25m Timed and Precision Standing
  • 50m Precision Sitting
  • 100m Timed and Precision Prone
  • 100m Precision Prone

Stage 1 10m Timed and Precision Standing

Position - Standing unsupported

Ready Position - 45 degrees

Course of Fire:

  • 10 metres, 6 shots
  • The target will make 3 appearances of 3 seconds with intervals of 3 seconds
  • Two shots to be fired at each appearance
  • The firearm must be returned to the ready position between appearances

Stage 2 25m Timed and Precision Standing

Position - Standing unsupported

Ready Position - 45 degrees

Course of Fire:

  • 25 metres, 6 shots
  • The target will make 3 appearances of 3 seconds with intervals of 5 seconds
  • Two shots to be fired at each appearance
  • The firearm must be returned to the ready position between appearances

Stage 3 50m Precision Sitting

Position - Sitting at bench

Ready Position - Firearm placed on bench

Course of Fire:

  • 50 metres, 10 shots in 3 minutes

Stage 4 100m Timed and Precision Prone

Position - Prone

Ready Position - Firearm on the ground, next to shooter

Course of Fire:

  • 100m, 6 shots
  • The target will make three appearances of 5 seconds with intervals of 5 seconds
  • Two shots to be fired at each appearance

Stage 5 100m Precision Prone

Position - Prone

Ready Position - Firearm on the ground, next to shooter

Course of Fire:

  • 100 metres, 10 shots in 5 minutes