The weekend was dry and sunny for our last major Shotgun match of the year.
The results are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/2f720a7758.pdf
Congratulations to our division winners: Iain Guy (Standard Manual), Sam Crane (Open) & Jon Axe (Standard Auto).
We would like to thank everyone who attended for adding to the great atmosphere and for a good natured match.
Our special thanks goes to the Range Officers who ran the match.
Our next match is a 2-Gun Fun Match on the 29th of December. Competitors will need a Shotgun and their choice of a .22 Long Barrel Pistol or a .22 Semi-Auto Rifle. We hope you chose to join us for the match.
We will shortly be releasing our 2019 calendar and in the meantime wish everyone a Merry Christmas.
Our next match is the Shield Winter Action Shotgun Match.
Being held on the weekend of the 17th & 18th of November.
The match is also an NRA Championship match.
The match has an approximate round count of 140 Birdshot & 25 Solid Slug.
Bird shot must be fibre-wadded. Suitable ammunition is available on site.
Hot/Cold food & drink are also available on site.
Match entry is £30
If you are interested please contact Steve on 01308 482 626
or email: email@example.com
Traditionally this is the last major match of the shooting season before the Winter break. So we hope many of you will join us for the match and have a great day!
The results from this weekend’s Steel Challenge match are here:Steel Results
Thank you to everyone who braved the elements for the match, especially to our fantastic Range Officers.
Congratulations to our divisional winners; Nick Towndrow (LBP), Mike Pearce (LBR), Mike Harvey (Lever Release) & Rob Jones (.22 Rifle)
Our next match is the Winter Action Shotgun match held on the 17th and 18th of November.
We hope many of you will join us for this match.
This weekend Shield hosted an experimental 2-Gun Team Match which featured an innovative “tag team” Stage to supplement the individual match.
The results are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/4535a8a5e6.pdf
The match itself had a round count of over 200 and consisted of 7 Stages; 4 that required both a Shotgun and the competitors’ choice of .22 Rifle or Long Barrel Pistol along with another solo stage of Shotgun, a solo Rifle/LBP Stage and the special Tag Team Stage.
Congratulations to Ben Ducker for winning the Individual match and to the team of Ben Ducker, Jon Jennings and Mark Sienesi for winning the team challenge.
Thank you to everyone who attended and special thanks to our fantastic Range Officers for all of their hard work running the match.
Our next match is a Steel Challenge Match taking place on the 13th & 14th of October. We then move on to our Winter Action Shotgun Match on November 17th & 18th. We hope many of you will choose to join us for these matches.
Shield will be hosting a Team 2-Gun Practical Match on Sunday 30th of September 2018.
Competitors will take part in teams of 3 with all scores to count toward a grand total. The winning team scoring the highest combined total. We shall also produce an individual score for each competitor.
Competitors will require a multi-shot Shotgun and a Semi-Auto .22 Rifle or .22 Long Barrelled Pistol. The match will not be divided into divisions and team members need not use the same type of shotgun or .22 as one another.
The match will consist of approximately 100 Rounds of Birdshot and 100-150 Rounds of .22.
The match entry will cost £25 per person.
Birdshot must be fibre-wadded, suitable ammunition along with hot/cold food and drink will be available on site.
We hope this will interest many of you. If you are interested but cannot form a team of 3 please contact us and we will try to form teams on the day.
If you are interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01308 482 626 for more details or to register.
The results from the match are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/7b288d43a0.pdf
I would like to thank everyone for the fantastic attendance at our Action Rifle & Pistol Match this weekend.
Special thanks to all of our amazing volunteer Range Officers without which the matches would not be possible. The forecast rain held off on Saturday and Sunday was bathed in glorious sunshine adding to the enjoyment.
We are hosting a team multi-gun event later this month, more details to follow.
Our next Shield match is a Steel Challenge on the 13th & 14th of October, I hope many of you will join us for that superb test of speed and accuracy.
The results from this weekend’s Shield “Bullet” Match are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/ce5e7a663f.pdf
The Match consisted of 10 stages, uniquely open to 7 divisions, all completed in the searing heat of our beautiful and too rarely seen summer sun.
I would like to give special thanks to the Range Officers and the Range Assistants for their hard work running the match.
Congratulations to our division winners: Mark Sienesi (Standard-Auto Shotgun), Steve Cox (Standard-Manual Shotgun), Ben Ducker (Open Shotgun), Gareth Biddle (Long Barrel Revolver), Mike Harvey (Lever Release Rifle), Ben Ducker (Long Barrel Pistol) & Jon Axe (.22 Rifle)
Our next match is an NRA Championship Rifle & Pistol Match to be held on the 8th & 9th of September. The Match is open to .22 Semi-Auto Rifles, .22 Long Barrel Pistols, Long Barrel Revolvers & Lever Action/Release Rifles, with Competitors welcome to enter multiple divisions.
We hope you enjoyed the match and will look forward to seeing many of you again in the future. Until then have a fantastic summer.
The results from this weekend’s Shield Summer Shotgun Challenge match are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/8c87f1fed3.pdf
The Match consisted of 12 stages totalling nearly 200 rounds of Bird, Buck and Solid Slug, shot on the range and in our woodland area, all shot in a single day making it the largest and most demanding course of fire in UK Practical shooting!
I would like to give special thanks to the Range Officers and the Range Assistants for their hard work to run such a gruelling match.
Congratulations to Chris Gamlin (Standard-Auto), Jon Holloway (Standard-Manual) & Ben Ducker (Open) for winning the toughest match in the UK!
Our next match is the Shield Bullet Match, being held of the 14th & 15th of July 2018. A unique Practical match open to Shotguns firing Solid Slug, .22 Semi-Auto Rifles, .22 LBPs, LBRs & Lever Action/Release Rifles, with Competitors welcome to enter multiple divisions. The Shotgun match counts toward the NRA Championship. We hope many of you will fancy the challenge and hope to see you there.
Steve & the Shield Team
The results from this weekend’s Steel Challenge match are here: Results
I would like to thank the Range Officers for running the match and all the competitors who helped make the match a pleasure to hold.
Our next match is the Shield Summer Shotgun Challenge, this year being held of the 15th, 16th & 17th of June 2018. We hope many of you will fancy the challenge and hope to see you there.
Winter finally seems to be ending and the rain stayed off for our match this weekend. The results are here: http://freepdfhosting.com/7e7271b94a.pdf
We would like to thank everyone who took part and special thanks to all of our Range Officers who make the match possible.
Our next match is a Steel Challenge match held on the 12 & 13th of May. The match is open to .22 Rifle, .22 Long Barrel Pistol, Long Barrel Revolvers & Lever Action/Release Rifles and competitors are welcome to enter multiple divisions.
Our next Action Shotgun match has been moved to the weekend of the 16th of June to avoid clashing with the IPSC World Championship match. We hope many of you will join us for these matches.