Worcester Norton Shooting Club

Sporting Rifle

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  • .22LR sporting type rifles only, no heavy or ‘bull’ barrels.
  • Either bolt action or semi automatic, no single shot e.g. Martini action. All rounds to be magazine fed.
  • Iron or scope sights. Maximum magnification 12X.
  • No gloves or other shooting aids.
  • Moderators permitted.
  • Standard ammunition only, no match ammunition. Hollow points allowed. Examples of allowed ammunition types:- Winchester T22, Eley Club, Thunderbolt, Blazer.

Shooting Position

  • 2 x 5 shots kneeling on one knee, OR sitting on floor, OR sitting on chair. All using stick if required.
  • 2 x 5 shots unsupported rifle, elbows only on bench.
  • 2 x 5 shots freestyle, benchrest style with only the front end supported.

Course of fire

  • Distance 50 yards.
  • 30 shots total.
  • 5 on each target
  • Sample target card shown on this page.


  • To be shot on the third Sunday of the month.
  • Only scores shot on that day will be eligible.
  • Best 6 of 12 to count towards the annual ranking.
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