Want PRECISION competition rifle shooting where results are measured in fractions? If the answer is yes, then Benchrest Rifle Competition Shooting is your game. Benchrest rifle is a shooting discipline that combines the elements of precision rifle building with mental

This is a discipline where shooters must place either five or 10 shots into the smallest size group they can on paper targets located at ranges of 50, 100, 200 and 300 yards downrange. Results are called groups and they are measured from the centre to the centre of the two shots that are the most farther apart in the a group. Rifles are fired from rests, comprising a front rest to support the fore-end and a rear sandbag to support the rifle’s butt.

There are 10 different classes that comprise the shooting discipline of Benchrest Rifle Shooting. The differences in class are determined by weight, calibre includes 10 main classes within this discipline, with the d and other factors.

  • Centrefire - 8.00am first Sunday of every month
  • Rimfire Fly - 6.00pm third Saturday of every month
  • Centrefire Fly 500M - 8.00am third Saturday of every month
  • 300m Fly Practice - 8.00am first Saturday Feb, Apr, Aug, Oct
  • Rimfire Competition - 7.00pm first and third Tuesday of every month
  • Rimfire Practice - 7.00pm third Wednesday of every month
  • IRB - 7.00pm fifth Tuesday (when applicable) of every month
  • Magnum (Big Game) - 1.00pm second Sunday of every month

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Range Safety Video

Please watch this safety video before visiting our range.

training video

Range Hours

Monday to Thursday: 1pm-5pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 8am-5pm

Range closed: Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day & half Anzac Day

Public Holidays Excluding Mondays: 8am-5pm

Office Open: Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm

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  • CONFIRMED Range Closure from 4th December to 7th December 2017, Monday to Thursday. The range will be open as normal Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and scheduled night competitions. Office will be open Monday to Friday.
  • Pistol participation returns for the period 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017, ARE NOW DUE. The form is to be submitted to the club by 28th July 2017. Click here to download the form.
  • SSAA - IHMSA National Championships Report.