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21st Sept 2021

Camelot Update - 2022 -

Camelot Postal is back.....












RogM ~ 01747 822202.
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1st July 2020

Camelot Update - Final Scores -

Air Pistol
Air Rifle - 6 yds
Air Rifle - 10 m

as per our revised rules all those who "did their best", i.e. submitted cards, are medalists.

Medalists List, by Club / Scout Group

The medals will be distributed as "lockdown" eases and training recommences, i.e. I can hand to coaches!

RogM  ~  01747 822202.

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24th Feb. 2020

BOAG - British Open AirGun - 2020

Congratulations
Aston Upton,
Worthing District Scout and National Scout Squad
British Jnr Sporter Champion 2020
and
Andrew Pudney,
Romsey Scout Shooting Club and National Scout Squad staff
British Snr Sporter Champion 2020

Scores from Class 17 (Championship Class)
   1   Upton Aston           354
   2   Jamie Green           344
   3   Catherine Caborn   339

Result Downloads   ~   Class 17 (Champs.)   ~   Class 18   ~   Agg.

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14th Feb. 2020

SAR Rules - "Part 2"....

I have been asked can a standing shooters forward hand touch the trigger guard. The answer comes from ISSF rules....

7.6.1.3 Standing

j) The right hand may not touch the left hand, left arm or the left side of the shooting jacket.
(note - elsewhere is a rule that tells you to "reverse" for left handed shooters).

So.... whilst hands cannot touch one another there is no rule, ISSF or NSRA(SAR), that the front hand on the stock cannot touch the trigger guard.
note -  under NSRA(SAR) rules, if the shooter has a handstop fitted, they may leave it on for standing
( is part of weight check) but hand may not go so far forward it touches, i.e. "uses" it !

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14th Feb. 2020

SAR Rules

SAR rules can be found by going back to the opening page, go low and centre, "bingo" you have a link to the latest rules.

I publish this reminder as I am finding people moving outside the rules, often because they are given incorrect information or beleive rumours.... If in doubt ask....

As a taster.... (the highlighting I have added)

1.2 Purpose of Rules
The purpose of these rules is to establish a single national standard rulebook for 3P Air Rifle & SAR competition in the United Kingdom.
All competitors, team leaders and competition officials must be familiar with these rules and ensure that they are enforced.
These rules may be used to govern any 3P Air Rifle or SAR competition, whether it is a major national event or a smaller club level event.

1.3 Intent and Spirit of Rules
The rules are intended to ensure fair competition for all.
Anything that may give a competitor an advantage over others and which is not specifically authorized in these rules, or which is contrary to the intent and spirit of these rules, is prohibited.
Range Officers and Juries may decide cases not provided for in these rules, but any such decisions must be based on the intent and spirit of these rules.
No decision by a Range Officer or Jury may be made that is contrary to these rules.

note - I will be at BOAG and the Judge for SAR classes, I do have a concern that clothing can be an issue so have circulated as best possible the appropriate rules

3.1.5 Use of Special Equipment

Any rifles, devices, equipment, accessories or apparel that could give a competitor an advantage over others, that are not mentioned in these rules or that are contrary to the spirit of these rules are prohibited.

The use of any special devices, means or garments that immobilize, provide artificial support or unduly reduce the flexibility of the competitor’s legs, body or arms is prohibited.

The competitor is responsible for submitting equipment to competition officials for inspection in cases where doubt exists.

Competition Officials have the right to examine the competitor’s equipment at any time to be sure it complies with these Rules.

plus...

3.3.1.9 Trousers must not fit so tightly as to provide additional support.

3.3.1.10 One pair of ordinary sport or casual trousers or jeans or shorts is allowed.

What this means is.... trousers that are of a material that sits tight to the skin are not allowed - I am aware that some shooters are still wearing trousers that "hug" to their legs, NOT ALLOWED!
The test is a simple one, hold the trouser leg between a finger and thumb and lift away from the skin, on release it should remain clear of the skin, if it "pings back" or is of such a tight fit it will not move away from the skin, go change into a looser trouser!

The use of coloured filters within sights is also an area subject to misunderstandings, see Rule 3.2.8, and the answer is "No", not allowed.

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8th Feb. 2020

Camelot Postal - 2020 - Update

Hi all, entry forms and cards are "flooding in", yet again entries increase, excellent......
ALL Jan. & Feb. cards must be shoot by 29th Feb. and then posted by the second weekday of March.
Late entries can still be made, but be quick!
In the meantime... I will be entering up the Jan scores as available on the stats website
https://stats.gbtalentrifle.org.uk/ (contact me if you need access)
note - scores of shooters already on the site will be entered first before I move on to setting up new shooters, so don't panic if some of "your group" are listed and some are not yet!
ANY QUESTIONS ASK - 01747 822202

Camelot 2020 - Details & Rules Sheet - Entry Form

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21st August 2019

New SAR Rifle

the BSA Silver Star now joins the market place alongside the AirArms S200, AirArms MPR, and Gunpower Edge.

For more details you may contact Chrissy Monksummers 07799 834747
or search on facebook for Chrissy Monksummers - Target Sports Coach and RFD

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16th August 2019

3P Sporter Championship -  2019

 As per "usual format" the 3P SAR Championship was awarded as part of the 3P match at this years Junior International...
Congratulations...........

Jamie GreenStevenage Scout Shooting Club & National Scout Squad
and
"JJ" Culshaw           Woking Scout Shooting Club & National Scout Squad

yes... joint champions having each scored 537 points over the 3 disciplines!

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13th August 2019

Camelot Postal - 2019

Hi all, following on from results (see below) those medals not issued by the end of the JI were mailed out yesterday, and I've even updated the details and entry form for 2020.....

Camelot 2020 - Details & Rules Sheet - Entry Form

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9th July 2019

Camelot Postal - 2019

Final Results - and so another competition draws to a close,

 - WELL DONE ALL -

After so many shots some divisions have finished with margins of even a single shot deciding the medals place.... and of course those who don't make the top 3 in their division, but have completed all their cards, will receive a competitors medal.

A close study of the results, and a comparison of averages after the first two rounds and then again with the average for the later 4 rounds shows a really significant number of competitors have recorded real improvements in their personal scores - again "Well done" - "practice makes perfect"......

I will be distributing medals at the various events and training seesions that I attend up until the Junior International ( at Bisley from Monday 5th until Thursday 8th August) after which time I will mail out whatever remains outstanding.

Air Pistol
Air Rifle - 6yds
Air Rifle - 10m

scores will be transposed onto the Stats website www.gbrshooting.org.uk, anyone - coach or shooter -seeking access please give me (Roger Monksummers) a call on 01747 822202.

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27th April 2019

ESSU Championship -  April 2019

  English Sporter Champion 2019 - Congratulations...........

  "JJ" Culshaw          Woking Scout Shooting Club & National Scout Squad

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24th February 2019

BOAG - British Open AirGun - 2019

Congratulations

Hermione Crispin
Royal Greenwich Dist. Scout Shooting Club and National Scout Squad
British Jnr Sporter Champion 2019
and
Steve Batchelor,
Romsey Scout Shooting Club and National Scout Squad staff
British Snr Sporter Champion 2019

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12th February 2019

Camelot TSC - Sporter Air Rifle & Pistol Postal Comp. - 2019

Entry forms and cards are now flowing well, those received to date have all been recorded on the master spreadsheet.... "Click Here!"

Anyone feeling left out, it's not to late to enter, "as per usual" I am accepting Jan. cards up to closing date for Feb. cards - i.e. to be shot by 28th Feb.

January & February cards will be scored and then scores published once we pass the closing date for receipt of cards i.e. with a postmark no later than the 2nd weekday after the month end, (Mon .4th March)

any question please call Rog. on 01747 822202

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16th July 2018

Camelot TSC - Sporter Air Rifle & Pistol Postal Comp. - 2018

Final Scores........
what a year, lots of very, (very) close scores and even a tie!
Medals will be distributed "face to face" as I meet up with team managers / "reps" up to and including the JI, after that date I will look at a mail out if necessary (trying to reduce cost and damage / loss risk!)

Air Rifle - 6yds
Air Rifle - 10m
Air Pistol - 6yds
Air Pistol - 10m

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5th May 2018

ESSU - English Championships - 2018

Congratulations Ella Fletcher - Portsmouth Scout Shooting Club and National Scout Squad
2018 English Sporter Champion

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Safety

Shooter, Manager, Coach and RO attention is drawn to the following safety related ISSF rules which must be used for all meetings.
It is strongly recommended that they also be used as safety best practice during all training sessions.
(note "Safety Flags" are what is commonly known in the UK as "Breach Flags")

6.2.2.2 Safety flags must be inserted in all rifles, pistols and semi-automatic shotguns at all times other than during authorized dry firing or live firing on a firing point. The purpose of safety flags is to visibly demonstrate when gun actions are open and guns are unloaded. To demonstrate that air rifles and air pistols are unloaded, the safety flag must be long enough to extend through the full length of the barrel.
• If a safety flag is not used as required by this rule, a Jury Member must give a WARNING with instructions to insert a safety flag in the gun.
• If the Jury confirms that an athlete refuses to use a safety flag as required by this rule and after being warned, the athlete must be disqualified.

6.2.2.4 When placing a gun down to leave the firing point or when firing is complete, all guns must be unloaded with actions (bolt or locking mechanism) open and safety flags inserted. Before leaving a firing point, the athlete must ascertain and the Range Officer must verify that there is no cartridge or pellet in the gun’s chamber, barrel or magazine and a safety flag is inserted.

6.2.2.7 The handling of guns is not permitted and safety flags must be inserted when any personnel are forward of the firing line.

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Target Heights

To answer a recent query, target heights for 3P Air Rifle, both Precision and SAR, can be found in SAR rules - follow link from opening page for full copy.
The UK heights are the same as the USA rules, from which our rules were extracted, with the minimuim of modifications necessary for UK needs, i.e.

5.5.4 Target Heights
Target holders on the range must facilitate the placement of the targets at the correct height.
Correct target heights, when measured from the level of the firing point to the centre of the target are:
Prone position 0.5 meters (19.7 in.) (± 10 cm. or 4 in.)
Standing position 1.4 meter (55 in.) (± 5 cm. or 2 in.)
Kneeling position 0.8 meters (31.5 in.) (± 10 cm. or 4 in.)

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Shooting SAR in Postal Leagues

When shooting SAR in Postal Leagues all NSRA and individual leagues rules apply.

The following additional "Best Practice" is also recommended ~

League Organiser - 
Accept entries in the normal manner.
Allocate shooters to divisions etc, as per your normal routine,
using SAR averages if shooter has both a precision and an SAR average
In all documentation add, after the shooters name , " (SAR) "  -  e.g. J.Bloggs (SAR).
Require the witness for shot cards to endorse SAR on the cards and confirm SAR rules complied with.

Shooters -
On initial entry declare you are shooting "Sporter Air Rifle".
Submit your SAR ave. for ranking purposes if you have both a precision and an SAR ave.
When shooting ask your witness to not only witness complance with normal postal rules,
but also SAR rules, and then to endorse & sign all cards as SAR rules complied.
Send an email copy of results to the SAR Manager - see above.

Problems, Questions or Queries -
email as above or call Roger Monksummers on 01747 822202

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