Competitions

Hawke Optics British Practical Mini Rifle Championship 2020

  • By John Thorne
  • 09/12/2019

Six round championship (best 4 results to score) shot to IPSC Practical Mini Rifle rules. 6 courses of fire per round with target distances from 1m to 100m. Every round will be filmed and shown on Sky TV and Freesat. £10,000 prize table with prizes for all divisions; Mini Rifle Open Senior Super Senior Junior […]

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IPSC Mini Rifle Winter League Round 2

  • By John Thorne
  • 25/11/2019

Round 2 of the IPSC Mini Rifle Winter league was a wet affair but we again welcomed a further 8 new shooters to their first Practical Mini Rifle competition, all of whom shot safely and thoroughly enjoyed the event. First stage stage was a bit of a baptism of fire, 12 IPSC plates, prone shooting […]

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Winter League Round 1

  • By John Thorne
  • 20/10/2019

A great start to our Winter League Practical Mini Rifle series with round 1 having 14 shooters of which 4 were having their first competition, the rest being mainly the practical shooting team from NTSC so made for a great mix of shooters. 4 stages, ranging in distance from 1m to 90m with the morning […]

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NRA Practical Mini Rifle Match 17-08-19 – Competitor List

  • By John Thorne
  • 02/08/2019

We are delighted to be hosting another NRA Practical Mini Rifle Match in August! The event is fast approaching and with that in mind we are currently getting things in order. Entry list as follows: 1 Thomas Ellaway 2 Josh Hicks 3 James Rowlands 4 Christian Bartlett 5 Maria Bartlett 6 Richard Poole 7 Dave […]

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UKPSA IPSC Lvl 3 Practical Mini Rifle Match Results

  • By John Thorne
  • 14/07/2019

A huge thanks to all those who competed and supported our first Level 3 IPSC Practical Mini Rifle Match. The match days were not without issues but with kind support from UKPSA Range staff we put on a great match with some challenging stages stretching some of the UK’s best mini rifle shooters. The most […]

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IPSC Level 3 Pre Match 11-07-19 + Main Match 13-07-19 – Mini Rifle – Updated

  • By John Thorne
  • 09/07/2019

We are currently working hard to get everything in order for the upcoming event. At this stage we cannot complete squadding because we have a few outstanding payments that we need to clear. Please ensure you have completed payment via the below links, and we can get underway. If you have not yet paid for […]

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NRA Mini Rifle Match June 22nd

  • By John Thorne
  • 28/06/2019

Our first major competition at Silverstone Shooting Centre and whilst its fair to say things werent 100% perfect overall it was a good day and the competitors all enjoyed it.   What was especially important for us were the 10 brand new competitors to Practical Mini Rifle, most had taken our Introduction to Practical Mini […]

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NRA Practical Mini Rifle Match June 22nd – Competitor List, Courses of Fire

  • By John Thorne
  • 19/06/2019

This is the current entry list: John Thorne (Open, Senior) Squad 1 Kelvin Leaton (Open) Squad 2 Josh Hicks (Open) Squad 2 Dave Barbara (Open) Squad 3 Thomas Ellaway (Open) Squad 3 Dave Salmons (Open) Squad 2 Dan Cook (Open) Squad 1 Dan Roberts (Open) Squad 1 Howard Roberts Squad 3 David Hill (Open) Squad […]

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Round 2 of the UKPSA Championship – Worcester Norton

  • By John Thorne
  • 20/05/2019

Round 2 of the UKPSA Practical Mini Rifle Championship went pretty well I feel, came away with a Senior Class Win and 7th overall which considering the abject failure from round 1 at Crocketford (which was so bad I couldnt face doing a report!)  it was more than I was expecting. Round 1 really was […]

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NRA Practical Mini Rifle Match Shield Shooting Centre

  • By John Thorne
  • 15/04/2019

First match of the year (for us anyway) and three of us went down to Shield Shooting Centre in Dorset for a round of the NRA Mini Rifle League. Was in interesting match, 10 stages,  couple of memory testers and some interesting target arrays made for a fun days shoot. For Tom S and Tom […]

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Competition Day

  • By John Thorne
  • 04/04/2019

Every month from April until October we will be hosting our .22 competition day where we will be having the following competitions: 10m Turning Target For details and entry click here: Details and Entry 25m Turning Target Details and Entry 50m Turning Target Details and Entry Speed Steel ( 4 courses of fire) Details and […]

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2018 End of Season Review

  • By John Thorne
  • 26/11/2018

Well, first season back competing after 4 years off to build the range and I cant be that unhappy. In the four UKPSA competitions I entered I scored a 1st, 3rd, 3rd and 7th. The highlights were seeing some of the old friends I made when I was shooting more regularly as well as the […]

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Birmingham UKPSA Match

  • By John Thorne
  • 26/11/2018

A few stages from the last match of 2018. A couple of minor issues including trying to reload an empty mag (not the best idea for a good score). 3rd overall.           The reason for the broom handle timer at the end was that the shot timer wasnt picking up the […]

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Frome Indoor Range Practical Match

  • By John Thorne
  • 04/09/2018

A few videos of the some stages.  

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Scottish Championships Practical Mini Rifle

  • By John Thorne
  • 04/09/2018

A few videos from recent Practical Mini Rifle Match from sunny Scotland. 5th overall.

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Worcester Norton Practical Mini Rifle Match

  • By John Thorne
  • 04/09/2018

A few images and videos from the recent Practical Mini Rifle match from Worcester Norton. 3rd overall this time.  

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NRA Mini rifle Competition

  • By John Thorne
  • 04/09/2018

Well, I didn’t think I was doing too badly in the beginning, running in the top 5 after most of the more typical IPSC stages but 4 stages of falling plates (which I’d not shot for years) was my downfall together with a penalty no shoot target on the last stage dropped me down to […]

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