The BSSC and the NSRA are asking their members to write to their MEPs as a matter of urgency to make them aware of the far-reaching impact of the draft Weapons Directive currently being pushed through by the European Commission. This directive is being hurried through in the aftermath of the Brussels bombings, but seeks sweeping restrictions on the legal ownership and use of firearms throughout Europe that will not affect the illegal use of firearms in crime or terrorism.
The Association would like to offer a sincere apology to the families of both Fred Jennings and Frederick Cook for the mistaken use of a photograph in the obituary section of the Spring 2016 edition of On Target, the NSRA’s quarterly magazine. The photograph in the obituary of Frederick Cook is actually a photograph of Fred Jennings. Both Blaze Publishing and the NSRA are extremely sorry that this unfortunate mistake has been made.
Following a preliminary postal round over the winter, eight teams from Clubs in the Home Counties met on the 25yard range at the Lord Roberts Centre on Sunday, 13th March to compete for the Browne Martin Cup.
The Annual Report and Accounts for 2014 is available for download.
The entry deadline for the Benchrest Meeting being held on 16th-17th April has now been extended to Wednesday 23rd March and no entries will be able to be accepted after this date.
The latest available report from the Chief Executive Officer to the Shooting Council, for their November meeting, is available online.
The Entry form for the Open Benchrest Competition to be held at Bisley on 15-17 April 2016 can be downloaded from the link below. Closing date is 16 March 2016.
Results from the British Airgun Championships are now avilable for download.
The British Universities and Colleges Sports Indoor Rifle Championships were held at Staveley Rifle & Pistol Club on the weekend of 20th – 21st February 2016.Click on the link below for the results.
We are concerned that due to recent e-mail problems, combined with the delayed mailing of the December Rifleman magazine, some of you may have missed seeing the entry forms for Summer Competitions. In some cases (in particular the 50/50 League), our entries seem to have reduced from last year. The absolute deadline for receiving entries for any of the Summer 2016 competitions has been extended to WEDNESDAY 24th FEBRUARY.
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The Association has a special discounted price for individuals joining the NSRA for the first time as an Annual or Junior Annual Member, together with a bounty for the new member's club.