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Field Target Air Rifle Shooting


Description
Target shooting with air rifles on outdoor ranges with reactive (fall-when hit) targets positioned at different distances from the firer.

Who is it suitable for?
Scouts and upwards

Additional Information
Shooting must be supervised by an appropriately qualified Range Oficer.
Most non-Scout Field Target clubs generally use targets located in silhouettes representing small animals and birds which fall when hit, these targets are not permitted to be used by Scouts, alternatives are available.

Badge Links
Scouts Master At Arms Activity Badge
Explorers Physical Recreation Activity Badge


How to run/provide field target air rifle shooting

There are 2 ways of running Field Target Air Rifle Shooting in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running field target air rifle shooting yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running field target air rifle shooting using an external provider

Useful links

The National Governing Bodies for field target air rifle shooting are:

CEOP
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