BSSA English Match

English Match
60 SHOTS @ 50 metres, plus optional 40 SHOTS also @ 50 metres

New for 2020 we will be running a 60 shot Bench Rest 50m shoot alongside prone English Match.

Date:  15th March 2020

Venue: Bedford Range, Clapham Road, Bedford.

Closing date for entries: 13th March. Late entries may be accepted if space permits.

For further details of the BSSA English Match, please refer to the entry form.

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2019/20 Frostbite League Results

The 2019/20 Frostbite League concluded in gusty conditions on the 23rd February.

Class winners for the league were:

A Class B Class C Class
Mrs W Foith S Webb C Walker

Full results for the six shoots that comprise the league may be found here.

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BSSA January Open Meeting 2020 – Results

Prize winners at the 2020 BSSA Indoor Meeting were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class Prize
K Bowley 798 E Haigh 787 P Chamberlain 781 S Bradfield 751 £10
T Grey 793 A Pamment 785 K McCamley 769 £8
N J Day 792 G Haley 784 M Shaw 769 £4
A Fowler 783 J V Kirkham 767 £4

A Robertson received a prize of £7 for winning the Bench Rest competition with a score of 796 including 30 Xs.

All prizes were in cash and the full results may be found here.

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BSSA January Open Meeting, now with Bench Rest

Entries are now open for the 25 yd Indoor Prone Rifle Match, to be held at the Bedford (Clapham) range on the 18/19th January 2020.

The Prone Rifle Match consist of two details, each of 40 shots on NSRA 2510BM 1989 series targets – Aggregate ex 800. There will be a 50 minute break between details. Competitors are classified in four classes: BSSA ‘X’ class is made up of shooters in & previously in X Class within the past 3 years, Nationally Classified ‘X’ Class competitors will be placed in Class ‘X’; all other competitors will be placed in three equal classes as far as possible, according to submitted average. All competitors other than ‘X’ Class are required to submit an average based on the best 5 of the last 6 indoor scores. Further details and the entry form may be downloaded here.

As an experiment, a bench rest competition has been included for 2020, to help gauge interest and numbers for the sport of bench rest shooting. It will be shot in one class on a squadded basis with 80 shots to count in two 40 shot details. It is an any sights competition to be shot at 25 yds. Own rests are to be brought by the shooters competing. Two firing points per detail will be allocated for bench rest competitor, please annotate your entry form with ‘Bench rest’ or contact Steve Beadle directly (contact details on entry form) if you wish to enter this discipline.

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BSSA 800 Sunday 22nd September 2019 – Results

Numbers for the shoot were slightly low, with 20 competing, therefore the 800 was shot in three classes, X, A and B & C combined. The combined B & C class was scored on the MacRae handicap system.

BSSA 800 prize winners were:
X Class

Gun Score Prize
K Bowley 790 £10
N J Day 790 £5

A Class

Gun Score Prize
G Quinn 776 £10
C Stone 772 £5

B/C Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score Prize
P Robinson 87.0 736 800.377 £10
C Walker 92.0 749 800.197 £5
Mrs L Feeley 88.0 720 800.163 £5

Optional 50 Shot Competition prize winners were:
(Shot in a single class using the MacRae handicap system)

Average Gun Score Macrae Score
G Hurn 95.0 486 500.393
C Walker 92.0 473 500.302
M Shaw 95.0 481 500.214

Optional competition prizes were in wine.

Guess you own score competition winners were:

Overall Guess Overall Score Difference Last Card Guess Last Card Score Difference
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BSSA 800

Sunday 22nd September 2019 80 SHOTS @ 50 metres
Plus optional, 50 SHOTS @ 100 yards

VENUE: Bedford Rifle Range, Clapham Road, Bedford MK41 6EN

SQUADDING: All competitors will be squadded. The first squad will commence prompt at
10.00 am (Range will be open by 9.00 am). Each detail will be 30 minutes, 20 minutes for
shooting and 10 minutes for target changing. Squadding details will be emailed to each
competitor. Postal squadding notice can be given, if stamped address envelope is
enclosed with entry form.

Space is limited compared to what  was available  previously at Thorn Range, so get in early for your chosen squadding

RANGE COMMITTEE: All disputes shall be referred to the Range Committee, any three of
whom shall form a quorum.

TARGETS: N.S.R.A. 1989 series 50 metre & 100 yard targets will be used.

Full terms and conditions.

Entry Form

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BSSA Grand Slam Sunday 23rd June 2019 – Results

Numbers for the shoot were slightly low, with 25 competing, therefore both the Grand Slam and the Optional shoot were shot in two classes (X/A  & B/C) with scoring based on the MacRae handicap system.

Grand Slam prize winners were:
X/A Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score Prize
C Webb 95.5 577 600.138 £15
D Swain 97.5 587 600.118 £10
E Haigh 97.0 580 599.900 £5
G Quinn 94.6 561 500.808 £5
C Stone 97.3 580 599.791 £5

B/C Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score Prize
K McCamley 93.5 584 600.561 £15
C Walker 93.0 576 600.409 £10
N Winning 91.5 568 600.358 £5
S Beadle 94.0 576 600.316 £5

Optional 40 Shot Competition prize winners were:
X/A Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score
Ms S Norman 97.5 396 400.462
E Haigh 97.0 391 400.200
Mrs S Day 96.0 387 400.158
Mrs P Simmons 97.0 387 399.933

B/C Classes

Average Gun Score Macrae Score
K McCamley 92.0 377 400.257
N Winning 91.5 368 400.054
G Hurn 95.0 381 400.043

Optional competition prizes were in wine.
Full results for both competitions may be found here:

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BSSA Grand Slam Sunday 23rd June 2019

60 shots at 100 yds and/or 40 shots at 50 metres

Venue: BEDFORD RIFLE CLUB RANGES, CLAPHAM ROAD, BEDFORD MK41 6EN .

To be shot in four classes:
CLASS X – National Classification, current and previous three years.
CLASS A – 97.0 over
CLASS B – 94.1 to 96.9
CLASS C – below 94

For further details of this Meeting please refer to the Conditions and Entry Form.
Late entries may be accepted if space permits.

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County Championships 9th June 2019


Detailed results of the 2019 County Championships may be found here.
The winners table is:-

Short Range
First Second Third
Class A Cudmore Geer Cup Wendy
Foith
Colin Stone Mark Raftery
Class B W E Greenwood Cup Janet Baker Tracey Beadle Mick Shaw
Class C Bradford Cup Sam Bradfield Brian Cox Gary Deamer
Ladies D A Bell Cup Wendy
Foith
Juniors Lansdowne Cup Sam Bradfield Oscar Oliver
Veterans Colin Stone
Super- Veterans Gerry
Quinn
Team Lord Luke Shield Bedford
Long Range
Class A Ind. Championship Cup Wendy Foith Jim Duguid Jason Green
Class B The Bedford Shield Tracey Beadle Craig Walker Gordon Hurn
Class C J L Dickinson Cup Sam Bradfield Oscar Oliver Nick Pratt
Ladies B A Cox Plate Wendy
Foith
Juniors NSRA Golden Jubilee Trophy Sam Bradfield Oscar Oliver
Veterans Veterans Shield Jim Duguid
Super – Veterans Janet Baker
Team Bedford
Combined
Veterans Veterans Shield Jim Duguid
Super Veterans Peter Brind’s Super Veterans Trophy Janet Baker
County Champion C L Fryer Memorial Trophy Wendy Foith Jim Duguid Jason Green
Champion of Champions Wendy Foith
Club Team of Three
(One each from Class A, B & C)
Garrett Cup Ex Waterlow

 

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Grand Prix Results 19th May 2019

Numbers for the shoot were slightly low, with 16 competing. This was due to a number of the usual competitors either attending an Eastern Region Training morning or competing in an Home Counties match, the Marks Shield.

Due to the low entry, the Grand Prix was shot in two classes (X/A  & B/C) whilst the optional competition was run as a single class. Scoring was based on the MacRae handicap system, using the scores from the English Match as the average.

Grand Prix prize winners were:
X/A Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score Prize
N J Day 98.0 593 600.357 £15
C Stone 95.5 581 600.276 £10
Mrs S Day 96.5 580 600.043 £5

B/C Class

Average Gun Score Macrae Score Prize
L Collins/td> 94.0 574 600.316 £15
S Bradfield 91.0 557 600.196 £10
S Beadle 94.0 571 600.184 £5

Optional 40 Shot Competition prize winners were:

Average Gun Score Macrae Score
L collins 94.0 384 400.296
C Stone 95.5 388 400.286
N Day 98.0 394 400.182
Mrs W Foith 97.5 392 400.154

Optional competition prizes were in wine.
Full results for both competitions may be found here:

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