The British Open Airgun (BOAG) Championships are being held from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April 2018.  The Pistol Airgun & Crossbow Committee (PACC) have agreed that there will not be a separate Pistol meeting in 2018, while they undergo a review of all the events which have previously been offered at the Pistol Championships. Therefore BOAG has been moved from the traditional month of February, to take advantage of the warmer weather and increased daylight in April, to additionally hold four air pistol Championship events on the outdoor 25 metre range. 

We are aware of rumours that BOAG may be cancelled at short notice, and both PACC and the NSRA would like to reassure both entrants and potential entrants that this is not the case.  Entry forms have been available to download from the “Competitions - Entry Form” section of our website for the past two week, and now the programme has been completed and is also available.  We are grateful to all of you who have shown support for this event by entering early, and look forward to further entries over the coming weeks.  The closing date for entries to this event is Wednesday 15th March.

A major upgrade of the NSRA/Ltd/BSW  computer and telephony system means that the NSRA telephone system will be unavailable, for incoming or outgoing calls, from 2pm on Friday 16th February. The service will be restored from 9am on Monday 19th February.

We apologise for this inconvenience.

The NSRA Shop and The Lord Roberts Centre will be open as usual during that weekend but without, of course, any telephone or email access.

RCO (Pack Price - New/Renewal) - £15 per candidate

YPS Tutor (Scouts) New - £30 per candidate

YPS Tutor Renewal - £15 per candidate

It is with much sadness that we have to report the passing of Tim Elson, past British Champion and President of Twickenham Rifle and Pistol Club.

Funeral details are not yet known. An obituary notice will be published in ‘On Target’ in due course.

It has been brought to our attention that the Statutory Amendment for the new Firearms Application Form has been signed with a go live date of 31 December 2017. There is a transition period for applications made on the old form.

The cut off date for submissions using the old form is 28 February 2018.

We would advise members to contact their local licensing authority for further information and a copy of the new application form when required.

Due to retirement and expansion, we currently have a number of interesting employment opportunities based at the Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley.

These positions are within a number of different departments in both our Charity and Limited company businesses. We would be interested to hear from potential candidates who feel their skills and experience might match our requirements in any of the following roles:-

  • Lord Roberts Centre - Duty Manager
  • Competitions Department – Competitions Assistant
  • NSRA Shop – Sales Assistant
  • Marketing Communications Department – Two positions
  • General - IT Support / Webmaster

Please enquire in the first instance by e-mail to:

Mrs Dee Fuller: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further details on these roles can be provided on request.

The NSRA has identified that there is a need to review and probably amend the direction it is taking if it is to guarantee its longevity. A decline in the number of members and affiliated clubs and competition entries has necessitated this review.

It is with the greatest of sadness that we have to inform you of the passing of Lones Wigger.

He passed away on the 14th December at approximately 6:51pm Colorado Springs time.

We would like to offer our condolences to the friends, family, colleagues and all of those who knew Lones.

If you have not yet completed and sent in your NSRA Club re-affiliation forms with payment for 2018, we would urge you to do so without delay.

Please note; if you do not re-affiliate, your clubs insurance cover will expire at midnight on the 31st December 2017.

If you are experiencing difficulties in completing the forms for any reason or you have mislaid the paperwork, please contact Member Services on: T: 01483 485503/02. E mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have already completed and sent in your Club re-affiliation forms for 2018, thank you and welcome to another year of NSRA affiliation.

 

Please find below the Summer 2017 Postal Competition results and national rankings.

We would like to thank you all for taking part in our Summer competitions and we wish you a successful Winter season ahead.

Best Wishes

Competitions Team
01483 485540
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