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As our range approval is rated at NATO pistol, shooters can not exceed a muzzle velocity of 1500 ft/sec. We can use on our range up to 12mm/45 calibre.
The main International Shooting Sport Federation matches are the Rimfire (.22) Standard Pistol Match and the Rimfire and Centrefire Sports Pistol Match. Matches are shot at 25m and have two parts.
The first is a precision component and the second a turning target component where the targets are turned towards the shooter for a short fixed time and then turned away.
ISSF Matches are shot every Wednesday from 10am and on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. Contact Peter Harris on 0438 851 009.
Service Pistol Match
The main Service Pistol Match shot at Belanglo is the 25m Service Match. Pistols used for the Match are short barrelled centrfire revolvers, typically .38 or 357M calibre.
The Match requires shooters to fire a sequence of shots in various positions (lying, sitting, kneeling and standing) at different ranges (from 8 to 25m), shooting against the clock.
Service Pistol Matches are shot on the 1st Sundays of each month. Contact Tomo Mazar on 0418 455 185.
Single Action Shooting requires shooters to use the guns of the Old West - single action Colt Style Revolvers, Lever Action Rifles and Shotguns. Shooters are expected to dress in the style of the Old West and to take on shooting names reminiscent of the period.
Matches are scored on speed and accuracy. Shooting at steel plates, typically some 10 - 20 m away, the shooter is required to use each of their four guns as fast as possible, in prescribed sequence, with severe penalties for misses.
Single Action shooting takes place on the 1st Sunday of each month. Contact Hank Dykstra on 0418 248 693.
Metallic Silhouette is a series of matches which involves shooting metal cutouts of chickens, pigs, turkeys and rams cut to various scales and set at varying distances from the competitor, depending on the specific match.
All the matches at Bowral Pistol Club are 40 shot matches. The matches can be shot from the standing, prone or creedmore positions.
Metallic Silhouette shooting takes place on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Contact Peter Harris 0438 851 009 or Grace Tobler 0456 122 511
In IPSC (Practical Shooting) a variety of target types are used (paper, steel, stationary and moving, scoring targets and penalty targets) There is no set way these targets are arranged or how many targets are used in a match.
The competition organiser creates a number of 'stages' to create a shooting challenge that competitors have to solve as accurately and as quickly as possible.
IPSC shooting takes place on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Contact Garry White on 0416 421 044.
Air pistol shooting provides a convenient entry point to the sport of shooting for many and is a wonderful training for live fire shooting.
Matches are shot in accord with the rules of the Amateur Pistol Association and consist of 60 shots for men and 40 shots for women, at targets set at 10m.
Air Pistol shooting takes place on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Contact Peter Harris on 0438 851 009.
Black Powder Pistols
Black powder pistols are shot at Belanglo on the first Wednesday of each month. Either the International Match or a full 40 shot match is completed.
The matches are shot in accordance the rules of the Amateur Pistol Association and have a number of categories to suit different pistol types.
The most popular pistol for these matches is however, the Ruger Old Army Revolver, a .45 calibre pistol.
For more information about this discipline, please contact admin on 0458 079 758
As the name suggests we are primarily a pistol club, but we are approved by the NSW Firearms Registry for rifle shooting but restricted to a verlocity of only 1500ft per second and must show proof of membership of APA or SSAA.
Lever action rifles are an integral part of the Single Action shooting sport where they are used in conjunction with single action pistols and shotguns
For more information about this discipline, please contact the admin on 0458 079 758
A Family Sport
Pistol shooting is an enjoyable and safe family sport, open to people from 12 years of age onward. The sport is very safety conscious and strictly controlled by Law.
Information sheets on the owning and storing of guns are available on the NSW Firearms Registry website below.
Safe Handling Courses
We have introduced a $30.00 fee to new members obtaining a safe handling course, these will need to be booked in advance. To book a safe handling course contact Peter Harris: 0438 851 009 or the office on 4862 1313 or email: email@example.com
If you require the use of club guns for a scheduled event, we ask that you contact Peter Harris on 0438 851 009 so he can arrange for the club guns to be brought out to the range.