Results for October 2023

Monthly 35 Yard Hunter Bench Rest Competition - Top 50 scores

October 2023
# Name Score
1 Richard Margerison Redwolf 249 x20
2 Steve Jones HFT 500 249 x18
3 Dean Potts HFT500 249 x12
4 Gill Flatters Daystate Redwolf 249 x12
5 Andrew Scargill HFT500 247 x17
6 Mark Hodkinson Daystate Redwolf/GP 246 x 9
7 Tony Jones RM8 244 x11
8 Mark Richards EV2 241 x12
9 Glen Warren Daystate Redwolf 238 x 6
10 Mick Booth Steyr 236 x 6

35 yard Hunter class Competition Specific Rules

  • There is no restriction on front rest - bipods and fully adjustable rests/bags may be used to support the front of the rifle.
  • No rear rests may be used (this includes gloves and gloved hands)
  • The rear of the rifle must not be in contact with the bench/floor.
  • The rear of the rifle must be supported in the shooters shoulder, and may also be steadied by the shooters ungloved hand.
  • An 'X' is awarded using inward gauging on the 'X' scoring ring (the line is not part of the scoring ring).
  • An official Doncaster Airgun Range 35 yard A3 target must be used.
  • Targets must be placed at 35 yards, there is no restriction on target height or orientation.

General Competition Rules

  • The entry fee is £1 for each target shot.
  • All cards must be signed on the back by a range official before being shot.
  • There are two categories of entry - PCP and Springer
  • 'Springers' include all spring piston/gas ram powered recoiling rifles. (some recoilless designs are excluded)
  • Each shooter may enter any number of times, but only the highest score in each category will be recorded.
  • There are no restrictions on rifle, calibre or shooting position.
  • Targets are scored using 'inward gauging', the lines around each scoring ring are not part of the higher scoring ring.
  • When a plug or gauge is used it will be an approved .22 sized scoring gauge (not .22A)
  • If there are multiple shots in a target box, the lower scoring shot will be counted.
  • Stray shots from other lanes may be excluding from scoring at the discretion of the range official.
  • Tied scores will be decided on X-count, then by first 'miss' based on ascending target number.
  • Only the official Doncaster Airgun Range A3 targets may be used.
  • In the case of any scoring or rules disputes, the Range Officer on duty will make the final decision.

Prizes / Awards

  • If the pot is sufficient the maximum winning amount is £25 and the randomly chosen 2 will receive £10.
  • If not, the pot will be divided into 3. A third each to PCP & Springer winners and the 2 random cards.
  • Any money over the maximum amount will be halved and donated to a small local charity of the winners’ choice.
  • The category winners will not be eligible to win a random draw prize.
  • A random draw winner can only win a maximum of one random draw prize.
  • The competition period will run for a month starting on the 1st and ending on the last day of the month.