The G.B.F.C.A’s Round 1 – The Short Range Challenge (600 Yards)
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th April 2023 (Bisley Century Range)
Dear Ladies & Gentlemen,
The 2023 season has finaly arrived and we’re now in a position to start accepting entries for Round 1.
PLEASE NOTE – YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE IN THIS COMPETITION WITH A RIFLE
ABOVE 4500 JOULES MUZZLE ENERGY UNLESS YOU ZERO FIRST!
Friday 14th April 2023
We have 6x lanes booked at 600 on Century Range for all those who pay for this informal practise. Practise is PM
ONLY a will be run on a rolling detail, on a first come first served basis between 13:30 -16:30hrs. (Lane No TBC)
We’re going to be trialing a more online system this year and all squadding details and relevant information will be both
emailed and circulated on our social platforms and website ahead of this event. Score cards can be collected from the
G.B.F.C.A Red Gazebo HQ at the back of Century Range from 07:30hrs on both Saturday 15thApril and Sunday 16thApril, with a register taken to highlight you’ve collected your cards.
First detail on both days starts at 08:40hrs, Don’t be late as you may be on it!
Saturday 15th April 2023
Match 1 (am) – 2+15
Match 2 (am) – 2+15
Match 3 (pm) – 2+15
Match 4 (pm) – 2+15
Saturday Round count 68 + Blow Offs
Sunday 16th April 2023
Match 4 (am) – 2+15
Match 5 (am) – 2+15
Sunday Round count 34 + Blow Offs
1 All current I.C.F.R.A rules must be adhered to throughout this event.
2 Targets will be NRA F-Class Short Range and Scoring will be a V = 5.1
3 To prevent upset, DO NOT set up on a firing point unless you have a shooting partner to shoot against.
In an effort to prevent anyone from string shooting, the RCO has been advised to move any single competitors to another
firing point to create a shooting pair. If you find yourself alone, let the RCO know asap!
4 There will be a 1min Blow Off period prior to the start of each detail on Saturday’s Match 1 & Sunday’s Match 5
5 The following timings will be strictly adhered to (30mins per 2+15 in pairs)
6 It is your responsibility to clear your shooting partners rifle and vice versa. Bolts must be removed and a Breech flag
inserted into the chamber before any rifle can be removed from the firing point. Once your rifle is cleared, please be
prompt on removing all your kit from the firing line to allow the next detail to set up and start on time.
7 Score cards will be swapped between shooting pairs. Please ensure that your name and the correct score is clearly
visable and also signed by both the shooter and registered keepers before handing it back to the RCO.
8 Medals will be awarded to the Top 3 shooters in both classes in all 6 matches including daily Sat/Sun aggregates. Glass
awards will be awarded to the Top 3 shooters in both classes for the highest Grand Aggregates with official Salvers
awarded to the overall winners. (Ceremony held on range at approx 13:00hrs on Sunday)
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either myself via text on:- 07970060037 or email:-
firstname.lastname@example.org) or any of the G.B.F.C.A committee members.
Cheers – Richie