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Annual Club Competitions


Overview
The President's Cup
The G.Tootle and W.Chadwick Memorial Trophy
The D.J. Rogers Shield
The FCMLS Pistol Shield


Overview

The Annual Club Competitions are actually four competitions, which are shot over a period at Weeton, prior to the Fun Shoot, and encompass the following categories:

Military rifle – these must be original or reproduction muzzle-loading rifles with open sights e.g. .577 Enfield. Rifles intended for use as target weapons are not permitted in this class. Any type of ignition.

Target rifle – this is open to any muzzle-loading rifle. Any type of ignition.

Smoothbore long arms – original or reproduction non-rifled weapons. Any form of sighting is permitted in this class. Any type of ignition.

Pistol/Revolver - original or reproduction handguns. Any form of sighting is permitted in this class. Any type of ignition.

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The President's Cup

Open to muzzle-loading military rifles with open sights only – the current trophy holder may not compete.

1) 12 shots in one 20-minute detail with the best ten shots to count.

2) Detail time includes capping off and ‘warming’ shots.

3) 50% rule applies for scoring.

4) No malfunction allowance.

5) Slings may be used.

6) Bipods, sandbags and fixed rests are not permitted.

7) Standard targets will be provided.

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The G.Tootle and W.Chadwick Memorial Trophy

Open to muzzle-loading rifles only.

1) 12 shots in one 20-minute detail with the best ten shots to count.

2) Detail time includes capping off and ‘warming’ shots.

3) 50% rule applies for scoring.

4) No malfunction allowance.

5) Slings may be used.

6) Bipods, sandbags and fixed rests are not permitted.

7) Standard targets will be provided.

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The D.J. Rogers Shield

Open to muzzle-loading smoothbore long arms only.

1) 12 shots in one 20-minute detail with the best ten shots to count.

2) Detail time includes capping off and ‘warming’ shots.

3) 50% rule applies for scoring.

4) No malfunction allowance.

5) Slings may be used.

6) Bipods, sandbags and fixed rests are not permitted.

7) Standard targets will be provided.

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The FCMLS Pistol Shield

Open to muzzle-loading pistols and revolvers only.

1) 10 shots in one 20-minute detail with the best eight shots to count.

2) Detail time includes capping off and ‘warming’ shots if required.

3) 50% rule applies for scoring.

4) No malfunction allowance.

5) Two-handed grip may be used.

6) Bipods, sandbags and fixed rests are not permitted.

7) Standard targets will be provided.

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