Outdoor Smallbore Target Shooting
Outdoor target shooting involves the use of single shot rifles, firing .22 rimfire ammunition at a cardboard target at a distance of 50metres.
OThere are two disciplines for shooting outdoors:-
- 50 meter prone
- Three positions (3P)
50 meter prone
Matches involve firing 60 shots, over a period of 1 hour.
Outdoor shooters can take part at club level by shooting once a week. Or they shoot competitively by shooting championships matches, designated matches, the Nationals, Oceania and the Commonwealth Games.
Three positions (3P)
The 3P event involves shooting from three distinct positions, which are - standing, kneeling and prone.
3P is a Commonwealth and Olympic Games sport.
The Outdoor Season runs between 1 October and 30 March.
For information on Outdoor Shooting visit Maidstone Outdoor Shooting