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TEL/FAX: 02 9498 2496

e-mail: rifle@ aihpa .com


(SSAA & NRA Affiliated)



26th JUNE 2005



Hosted by ASRA QUEENSLAND – QRMC, at Belmont Shooting Complex.

* * * Non AIHPA members (SSAA, ASRA, NRA and other) and NEW shooters WELCOME * * *


Introduction: This is the inaugural running of the Australian High Power Rifle – Australian Shooting Games.  This International course is in line with the course of fire run in all the big shooting countries around the world – such as USA, UK, Canada etc. 


This event is run on the 2nd day of the service shoot at the Australian shooting games, Belmont Qld.  This is the first scheduled sanctioned event for QLD ever, and every shooter should be there to support it.  Every Service or Match rifle enthusiast should not miss this event – both Saturday and Sunday.



* * HIGH POWER RIFLE:  “National Match Course” as follows......

Day Outline:  This event is shot on a range with a butts target system.  Shooters will be broken up into details.  During matches, one detail will be shooting while another will be scoring.  Remaining details will be operating the butts and targets plus spotting shots and assisting where ever possible.  We need everybody to please “do their bit”.


Rifle Specification/Classes:  Note:  ALL rifles, of any spec, must have an operating magazine. Rifles are forwards compatible, i.e. Spec 1 can be used in Spec 3 etc.

Spec 1:  Service - Standard Iron - Any issued iron sights service rifle in original condition – zero modifications.

Spec 2:  Service - Modified Iron - As above, or faithful reproduction, modified beyond spec - service calibre.

Spec 3:  Match - Match Iron - Any commercial, custom or service rifle, of any calibre, with iron sights.

Spec 5:  Service/Match – As per Specs 1, 2, or 3 but fitted with optical sights.

Note: No cross entering – unless spaces permit....


SUNDAY Schedule                   Ammo: 58 match rounds per class plus 10 or so warm up rounds.

7.30am:            Arrive and sign on for matches.

8.00am:            Scrutineering, Briefing and handing in of “current” classification/grade cards.

8.30am:            Warm Up – 5 min @ distance selected on the day - (supports allowed).


Event Outline:  National Match Course” as follows:

STRING 1          200m  Slow Fire Application,       Standing U/S     (2 sighters + 10 rounds)             10min,

STRING 2          200m  Rapid Fire,                      Sitting U/S        (2 sighters + 10 rounds)              60sec,

STRING 3          300m  Rapid Fire,                      Prone U/S         (2 sighters + 10 rounds)              70sec,

STRING 4          400m  Slow Fire Application,       Prone U/S         (2 sighters + 20 rounds)             20min.


Trophies:         National Match Course day aggregate by rifle specifications (un-graded)

                        - Spec 1 – Top 6 (Service Std/As-Issued),            - Spec 2/3 – Top 3 (Service Modified/Match)

                        - Spec 5 – Top 3 (Any Optical)

* * * Note:  Your scores from this event may go towards International Postal competition * * *


Cost: $25 for this event.  $20 for shooters paying for full Service Rifle Australian Shooting Games weekend.


Primitive camping on range (come self sufficient). Plenty of room accommodation available at the range – get in early.


Further Information: Paul Feeney (Event Director)  AH) 07 3394 1637
Aubrey Sonnenberg (AIHPA Vice Pres) AH) 02 9498 2496,  e-mail:  info@ aihpa .com

* * * Note:  Organisers reserve the right to change the event or schedule without notice * * *

Special Note:  This event is open to ANY shooter who holds a shooters licence.  Non AIHPA members do not have scores go towards international registered qualification or classification.  Shooters may join on the association on the day.