Club Trophies

Club Championship

The club champion shall be the shooter who has the highest combined total score from: –

The best six cards at 25 yards during the indoor season in either a team or individual league of 10 rounds or more e.g. Hampshire or Southampton.
The best six sets of two cards at 50 metres during the open-air season in either a team or individual league of 10 rounds or more, e.g. NSRA.
Shooters who do not shoot sufficient rounds in each season in the competitions described above shall not be eligible.

In the event of a tie the best score at 50 metres shall decide the winner. If a tie still exists then a shoot off shall take place at 25 yards.

A, B, C, D & E Cups

Shooters must compete in a team or individual league of ten rounds or more, e.g. Hampshire, Southampton or club, to be eligible for inclusion in this competition.

The shooter’s class shall be determined at the beginning of the indoor season.

“A” Class – 98 and above
“B” class – 96.5 to 97.99
“C” class – 94 to 96.49
“D” class – 92.50 to 93.99
“E” class – 92.49 and below

The competition shall be shot over 25 yards during the indoor season.

The shooter’s average shall be taken from the previous season shooting in the Hampshire leagues. If a shooter did not shoot in a Hampshire league then the average shall be the average of all other league match cards shot in the previous season. Failing this, stickers will be provided to shoot nominated cards under match conditions.

Winners shall be those in each class with the best average at the close of the competition.

Any shooter who does not shoot 10 competition cards shall be ineligible.

Vic Reeves Shield (for most improved average)

The winner shall be the club member whose average over the 25-yard range has increased the most over the previous indoor season. Averages shall be calculated from all cards shot in either a team or club individual league of 10 rounds or more, the best taking precedence. Any competitor who does not shoot 10 rounds shall be ineligible.

Pairs Trophy

This is a club league ‘own start handicap’ competition shot over 25 yards during the indoor season. The number of rounds shall be twice the number of pairs less two. Each round shall be one card for each member of the pair. Each competitor must nominate his/her handicap for the whole match before shooting. Pairs shall be selected by random draw conducted by the match secretary. Scoring shall produce a win/lose situation for each match, graduated gauges being used to resolve ties. The winners of the competition shall be that pair that scores most wins. If a tie exists at the end then a count back on the number of 100s shot during the competition shall resolve it, further ties on 99s, then 98s etc until a winning pair is decided.

Captain’s Trophy

This is an own handicap knockout competition over 25 yards during the indoor season. A start of 5 or more for each round must be nominated at the beginning of the competition. Match secretaries shall make the draw of competitors for the first round and the winners shall proceed to the next round. Byes will replace shooters in order to make a suitable shooting plan. A draw shall determine those shooters that shall shoot in bye rounds. In the event of a tie in any round the cards shall be re-gauged with graduated gauges until a winner is decided. A match secretary or the stats officer must witness any alteration to a declared start already written on a card before the card is shot.

Secretary’s Cup

Shot during the summer season, best scores on six cards at 50 metres, with scoring based on the shooters cards in the winter leagues and club competitions. Averages will be calculated to two decimal places. Every competitor will be awarded 10 points in each round. To this bonus will be added the gun score minus the competitor’s average. The winner shall be the competitor with the highest number of points at the end of the competition.

Carrier Trophy

Shot during the summer season, best scores on six cards at 100 yards, with scoring based on the shooters cards in the winter leagues and club competitions, less two points. Averages will be calculated to two decimal places. Every competitor will be awarded 5 points in each round. To this bonus will be added the gun score minus the competitor’s average. The winner shall be the competitor with the highest number of points at the end of the competition.

Polar Bear Trophy

An outdoor competition to be shot on the open-air range on the first Sunday after New Year’s day or, if this is the 2nd of January, then the following Sunday. The competition shall be 40 shots at 50 metres, excluding sighters. This is a handicap competition based on the average of the best first six shot cards in the club and 50 metre summer competition. If a competitor does not have a summer average, he/she can shoot three cards at 50 metres before participating, to establish an average. Scoring shall be in accordance with the Macrea handicap system.

Please Note: – Snow, frost and freezing high winds are required to make this a true polar bear shoot but in the case of blizzard conditions, the competition shall be postponed.