Rifle regulations for 2020 - 21 | Published 22 September

RIF i The BUCS Rifle Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, and the rules and regulations of the National Small-Bore Rifle Association (NSRA) in the case of the Long Range and Short Range Championships, or the rules of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the case of the Full Bore Championships. Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.

RIF ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

RIF iii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the rules and regulations of the National Small-Bore Rifle Association (NSRA) in the case of the Long Range and Short Range Championships, or the rules of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the case of the Full Bore Championships, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.


RIF 1 Championships BUCS will host annually the following Championships:

RIF 1.1 Full Bore Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.

RIF 1.2 Long Range Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.

RIF 1.3 Short Range Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.

RIF 2 Eligibility

RIF 2.1 Neither individuals nor teams/clubs need to be affiliated to the NSRA in order to be eligible to compete in either the Long Range Championships or the Short Range Championships.

RIF 2.2 Novice categories in the Short Range Championships Only individuals who are in their first year of shooting at the date of the first round of competition shall be eligible for entry into the Novice categories.

RIF 3 Disputes at events In line with REG 7.7, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Rifle shall comprise of the Tournament Director and/or a BUCS staff member.

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