THE RANGE

Our purpose built indoor range was completed in 2006 and supports a number of indoor shooting disciplines.

The majority of our shoots are at 25 yards, but the range can also be used for 20 yard and 10 metre classes.

SMALL-BORE PRONE

Small-bore prone shooting using .22 rimfire rifles over a distance of 25 yards is a core shooting discipline at the Club.

The basic equipment needed to shoot small bore is:

  • A small-bore rifle
  • A shooting jacket
  • Support sling
  • Ammunition
  • Ear defenders
  • A shooting mat
  • A spotting telescope

All of the above are provided by the Club, though ammunition has to be purchased separately.

SMALL-BORE TEAM and COMPETITION RESULTS

The final results of leagues and individual competitions completed over the last year and many previous years are listed in the small-bore results page.  Within the results archive, divisional or competition winners are highlighted in green.

SMALL-BORE TROPHIES

Like most established shooting clubs, CRPC has a well stocked trophy cabinet.  They are awarded annually to Club members at the Club’s AGM. You can see them here.

Details of previous winners from 1999 through to today can be found in Small-Bore Trophy Winners

BENCHREST

Benchrest shooting has rapidly become the most popular discipline at the club

Shooters use air or .22 rimfire small-bore rifles equipped with a high powered telescopic sight.  The front of the rifle stock is upported on a rest (either sand bag or specially designed rifle support).

The basic equipment needed to shoot benchrest is:

  • An air or small-bore rifle with telescopic sights
  • Ammunition
  • A rest for the rifle
  • Ear defenders

All of the above are provided by the Club, though ammunition has to be purchased separately.

BENCHREST TEAM and COMPETITION RESULTS

The final results of leagues and individual competitions completed over the last year and previous years are shown in benchrest results. Within the results archive, divisional or competition winners are highlighted in green.

BENCHREST TROPHIES

Benchrest is a more recently adopted class and so has a slightly smaller treasure chest, but you can still compete for Club Trophies.  They are awarded annually to Club members at the Club’s AGM.  You can see them here

Details of current and previous winners can be found in Benchrest Trophy Winners

AIR RIFLE

Air rifle shooting uses compressed air or carbon dioxide rifles of .22 calibre or less, over a distance of 20 metres.

The basic equipment needed to shoot air rifle is:

  • An air rifle with telescopic sights and sling
  • Ear defenders

All of the above are provided by the Club, though pellets have to be purchased separately.

A useful guide to the types of Air Guns, legalities  and storage can be found  here .

LSR (Lightweight Sporting Rifle)

LSR is shot using either compressed air or carbon dioxide rifles of .22 calibre or less, or .22 rimfire rifles. The overall weight of the rifle must not exceed 4.5 Kg including sights and all other accessories. It should also be noted that slings are not permitted. LSR can be shot standing, kneeling or prone.

Magazines can be used, however the magazine can only be loaded with up to 10 cartridges or projectiles, even if the magazine will take more. The club has additional magazine safety rules specific to the use of magazines, which anyone wishing to use a magazine must abide by. Magazines are only permitted on the club indoor range when shooting LSR.

WHAT YOU CAN’T SHOOT AT THE RANGE

The following types of fire arm and accessory is not permitted at the range:

  • Any firearm with a calibre in excess of .23″ (5.84mm)
  • The use of silencers (moderators)
  • Semi automatic rifles
  • For Benchrest, Prone and S&K the use of a magazine is not allowed. If a rifle can only be loaded using a magazine then only one round may be loaded at a time.

FULL-BORE TARGET RIFLE

A number of members also shoot full-bore target rifles at the National Shooting Centre at Bisley near Woking.

Full-bore rifles use the larger 7.62mm Nato round, with a bullet weight of 155 grains.

Ranges are from 300 yards to 1000 yards firing at electronic or manually marked NRA targets.

The normal course of fire is two sighting shots and either 7, 10 or 15 shots to count.

Any member wishing to find out more should contact the membership secretary.

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