BSSA 800 – September 24th 2017

Sunday 24th September 2017 80 SHOTS @ 50 metres
Plus optional, 50 SHOTS @ 100 yards

Please note: Date revised from that published in ‘On Target’;  new date is 24th September

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, so get in early for your chosen squadding

RANGE COMMITTEE: All disputes shall be referred to the Range Committee and any 3 of
whom shall form a quorum.

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

Full Terms & Conditions

Entry Form

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Thorn Grand Slam 2017 Results

Thorn Grand Slam winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class Prize
B Chowdhary 580 E Haigh 571 B Rushby 572 P Robinson 556 £15
Mrs W Foith 580 C Stone 570 K Sheead 572 D Cameron 549 £10
N J Day 579 S C Webb 570 G Hurn 565 A Wilson 547 £5
J Duguid 577 £5

All prizes were in NSRA Vouchers.

Optional 40 Shot Competition prize winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class
B Chowdhary 391 Mrs S Kirk 388 G Hurn 390 D Cameron 367
Mrs W Foith 391 E Haigh 388 K Sheead 386
J Duguid 390

All prizes were in wine.

Full results may be found here.

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BSSA Grand Slam Sunday 25th June 2017

60 shots@ 100 yds plus optional 40 shots at 50 metres

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

To be shot in f0ur classes:

CLASS X – National Classification, current and previous three years.
CLASS A – 96.0 over
CLASS B – 94.1 to 95.9
CLASS C – up to 94.0

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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2017 County Championships 11th June 2017

Detailed results of the 2017 County Championships may be found here.
The winners table is:-

Short Range
First Second Third
Class A Cudmore Geer Cup Wendy
Foith
Ben Chowdhary Tracey Beadle
Class B W E Greenwood Cup Giles
Haley
Danni
Read
Gordon Hurn
Class C Bradford Cup Brian
Cox
Craig
Walker
Peter Brind
Ladies D A Bell Cup Wendy
Foith
Juniors Lansdowne Cup Josh
Haley
Veterans Alistair Prickett
Super- Veterans Gerry
Quinn
Team Lord Luke Shield Bedford
Long Range
Class A Ind. Championship Cup Ben Chowdhary Jim
Duguid
Wendy Foith
Class B The Bedford Shield Janet
Baker
Giles
Haley
Mick Shaw
Class C J L Dickinson Cup Jon
Pratt
Craig
Walker
Dave Roberts
Ladies B A Cox Plate Wendy
Foith
Juniors NSRA Golden Jubilee Trophy Josh
Haley
Veterans Veterans Shield Alistair Prickett
Super – Veterans Gerry
Quinn
Team Bedford
Combined
Veterans Veterans Shield Alistair Prickett
Super Veterans Peter Brind’s Super Veterans Trophy Gerry
Quinn
County Champion C L Fryer Memorial Trophy Ben Chowdhary Wendy
Foith
Jim
Duguid
Champion of Champions Ben Chowdhary
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2017 BSSA Grand Prix – Results

BSSA Grand Prix winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class Prize
Mrs W Foith 590 T Grey 585 G Hider 570 P Robinson 559 £15
M Dowe 588 Mrs S Kirk 580 S Beadle 568 J Jennings 555 £10
W Parsey 585 Mrs T Beadle 579 G Hurn 566 C Walker 555 £5
D Swain 585 S C Webb 579 £5

All prizes were in Bedford Target Supplies Vouchers.

Optional 40 Shot Competition prize winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class
K Bowley 392 T Grey 388 G Hurn 383 C Walker 367
Mrs W Foith 391 J V Kirkham 383

All prizes were in wine.

Full results may be found here

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BSSA Grand Prix 14 May 2017

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

60 SHOTS @ 50 metres, plus optional, 40 SHOTS @ 100 yards

To be shot in f0ur classes:

CLASS X – National Classification, current and previous three years.
CLASS A – 97.0 over
CLASS B – 94.0 to 96.9
CLASS C – below 94

PRIZES:
60 shots at 50m: Vouchers
40 shots at 100yds: Wine

(All prizes accordingly to entry)

For further details of this Meeting, please refer to the conditions and Entry Form

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Thorn Last Shot Competition 19th March 2017

For the Thorn Last Shot competition, competitors were allowed 5 minutes to sight at 100 yards and were then given 10 second to load and fire their last shot at Thorn Range.

The Scorers were aided by the Thorn Wind, which ensured a widespread fall of shot (including two competitors who shots landed on their sighter cards). The trophy went to E Haigh, with a shot 5.2mm from the centre.

Firing Point Competitor Error (mm)
6 E Haigh 5.2
35 T Stone 5.4
26 C Walker 7.0
11 S Rumsey 13.1
17 Mrs T Beadle 16.2
22 Mrs S Miller 18.0
27 B Chowdhary 18.0
34 G Hider 21.0
24 J V Kirkham 21.2
9 P Gladwin 28.9
29 J Duguid 29.3
7 P Marin 29.4
25 K Sheead 34.9
3 B Bassey 35.4
15 Mrs J Perkins 43.3
2 Mrs S Day 44.1
Firing Point Competitor Error (mm)
23 M Shaw 44.5
4 C Stone 47.6
28 S Duguid 49.4
12 Mrs Adair 58.1
5 D White 58.7
1 N Day 59.0
30 G Hurn 60.6
18 S Beadle 65.6
13 K Adir 66.4
20 J Simmons 75.7
10 Mrs L Sweeney 1609344
16 R Perkins 1609344
32 D Roberts
33 Evans
36 N Winning

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English Match Results 19th March 2017

March 19, 2017 saw the last shoot at the BSSA Thorn Range. It was a sad day, but very well attended and competitors had the finest of Thorn winds to challenge them.

English Match prize winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class Prize
Mrs W Foith 583 C Stone 575 R Yates 573 J Simmons 560 £15
M Dowe 581 C Garnham 574 M Fitzjohn 568 T Luscombe 553 £10
W Parsey 578 C Taylor 568 A Hawkins 565 S Dawson 552 £5
B Chowdharry 574 A Williamson 566 M Shaw 564 J Jennings 550 £5
I Morton 566 S Potts 549 £5

All prizes were in NSRA Vouchers.

Optional 40 Shot Competition prize winners were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class
B Chowdharry 391 S Duguid 386 N Winning 375 G Hurn 374
P Martin 388 C Cain 381 P Gladwin 372 D Roberts 372
M Dowe 386 E Haigh 378 M Shaw 371 C Walker 361

All prizes were in wine.

Full results for both competitions may be found here

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OPEN 50M English Match & Last Shot 19 March 2017

OPEN 50M ENGLISH MATCH
and to mark the permanent closure of Thorn Range the Thorn Last Shot competition.

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

To be shot in f0ur classes:

CLASS X – National Classification, current and previous three years.
CLASS A – 97.0 over
CLASS B – 94.0 to 96.9
CLASS C – below 94

PRIZES:
60 shots at 50m: NSRA vouchers
40 shots at 100yds: Wine

(All prizes accordingly to entry)

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

Thorn Last Shot

5 minutes to sight-in at 100 yds, then 5 second exposure to fire ONE shot, closest to centre wins.
Single detail, maximum of 40 competitors.

Thorn Range will cease operation after this competition, these will be the last shots fired at Thorn Range.

Details and entry form for the Thorn Last Shot competition may be found here.

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BSSA January Indoor Meeting 2017 – Results

Prize winners at the 2017 Bedford Indoor Meeting were:

X Class A Class B Class C Class Prize
M Dixon 790 C Garnham 781 S Beadle 775 C Walker 750 £15
Mrs W Foith 790 Mrs T Beadle 778 G Haley 772 Mrs S Miller 745 £10
W Parsey 790 E Haigh 777 S Darbon 767 D Cameron 742 £5
G Quinn 775 M Shaw 761 T Stone 740 £5
J V Kirkham 774 M Lloyd 761 D Roberts 734 £5

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

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