In recent weeks we have been publishing results on the website instead of emailing them to County Captains. The reason for this is purely and simply a matter of limited resources and the fact that other than Sandra Smith, Competitions Manager, the rest of the Competitions Team is furloughed.

In light of this and to try and assist all concerned the date for Challenges will be moved back to 31 August. Please can you help us by returning your results as quickly as possible in order we can upload them on to the website at the earliest opportunity. We of course will appreciate the co-operation and understanding of all Shooters as we endeavour to deliver the best service we can in exceptionally difficult circumstances.

Please use the following links to access the latest advice from WTSF to help you get ready to reopen. The first relates to Duty of Care

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and the second specifically for Clubs with indoor facilities

CLICK HERE

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on this Summer’s competition schedule so after adopting an innovative approach with our shooting friends around the world the NSRA are pleased to confirm some of our historic and important International Rifle Matches will still be shot.

As we strive to understand what the “new normal” actually means by applying common understanding and pragmatism sensible solutions have been found which enable us to move forward.

So the teams will be selected from a postal trial to be shot on home ranges with FREE ENTRY. Please follow the links below to find the relevant entry forms.

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Yesterday UK Coaching launched the new Duty to Care initiative to support sports coaches as they adjust to the new landscape Covid-19 has created.

Press Release explaining more about the programme below. Plus Partner Promotion Pack available for download here 

As well as equipping coaches with the necessary knowledge and skills you will be able to attain a free nationally recognised “digital badge” to demonstrate your commitment to the principles of Duty to Care ie Diversity, Inclusion, Mental Health, Safeguarding and Wellbeing

Duty to Care Toolkit 5 pillars

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Re-opening of Indoor Shooting Clubs and Ranges

Following the release of the Association’s guidance for the reopening of Indoor Shooting Clubs and Ranges, a significant number of clubs have made contact for further guidance in relation to the ventilation of their ranges.  The issue of ventilation is referenced in the some of the Government’s guidance on the reopening of leisure facilities and links have been provided to other Guidance documents.

Press Release 25 July 2020

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Covid-19 has changed the landscape for every business, organisation and charity and as a consequence we have taken the decision the Lord Roberts Centre will remain closed for the foreseeable future. In doing so we take into account the running costs of reopening, the additional cost of making a large, complex building Covid Secure each time it is used and the duty of care we have to our staff. It is also right each employee has been sent a personal communication to this effect in advance of this press release.

Now in its third year the ever popular Kempton Park Classic Arms Fair is teaming up with the NSRA and coming to Bisley on Sunday 23 August. Over 100 traders are expected and PUBLIC ADMISSION IS FREE. The Arms Fair will be outside to create a Covid-19 Secure Environment and will follow the same successful formula at Kempton Park’s recnt outdoor event. More details will be published in the next few days and the Arms Fair will include a number promotional offers and discounts available in the NSRA Shop. So while sadly there is no Bisley Week this year we do have a great show to put on and look forward to working with Pete Binfield and his team to bring the Kempton Park Classic Arms Fair to the home of shooting. 

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As we enter the last few days before reopening we just wanted to  share with you a selection Covid-19 Security Posters that may help you in your final preparations. These can be downloaded and displayed in your Club in strategic positions and to reinforce key messages. They have been produced in conjunction with Public Health England and NHS. Good luck for the rest of the week and we hope you have a successful and safe reopening. Please let us know how things go via social media or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are pleased to announce the Prize List for Finalists of the ELEY / NSRA 2020 Postal Final 

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Thank you very much for your refund applications which we are processing as quickly as we can. We are currently working on this year’s Scottish Meeting and would like to thank all of you who have requested entry fees be carried over to next year’s event (26 June – 2 July 2021) and in a number of cases have expressed a wish for entry fees to be converted into a donation to NSRA Charity. This is greatly appreciated and we will continue to keep you posted and as always thank you for your support.

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