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Scottish 50m Rifle Championships

  • Denwood Target Shooting Centre Countesswells Rd Cults, Scotland, AB15 8BB (map)

Scottish 50m Rifle Championships

This event will be run under ISSF rules on electronic targets for all matches and positions. In all events, competitors must report to their firing point per the subsequent timings. In each event is a confined event, restricted to those who qualify as Scottish Residents, or on other grounds, to represent Scotland in this sport. If you qualify, please choose the "confined entry" option when registering to indicate eligibility.


All prone matches will consist of 60 shots, using decimal scoring, to be fired in a time of 50 minutes.

The men's prone event will comprise an elimination match (if required), a qualification match and a final. The leading competitors in each elimination match will go through to the qualification match according to ISSF rules. The top 8 from the qualification match will take part in an ISSF final.

The women's prone event will comprise an elimination match (if required), and the championship match. The leading competitors in each elimination match will go through to the championship match. There is no final for the women's prone event.

3 Positions

Both Men's and Women's 3P events will consist of a qualification match (scored in integer format) followed by a final, with the numbers qualifying being dependent on entry but not less than 4.

The Men's 3P match will consist of 40 shots plus unlimited sighters in each of the kneeling, prone, and standing positions within a total time period of 3 hours (15 min sight plus 2hr 45min match time).

The women's 3P match will consist of 20 shots plus unlimited sighters in each position, within a total time period of 2 hours (15 min sighting and 1hr 45min match time)

NOTE: If the entry for the women's prone does not exceed the range capacity for one detail then the championship detail will be shot at 12:00 and the men's 3P final at 13:35.



Event - Athletes to the Line - Preparation & Sighting - Match Starts - Match Ends

  • Men’s Prone Elimination (Squad 1) - 08:30 - 08:45 - 09:00 - 09:50
  • Men’s Prone Elimination (Squad 2) - 10:05 - 10:20 - 10:35 - 11:25
  • Women’s 3P Qualification - 11:40 - 11:55 - 12:10 - 13:55
  • Men’s Prone Qualification - 14:10 - 14:25 - 14:40 - 15:30
  • Women’s 3P Final - Reporting Time 15:45 - Match Starts 16:15
  • Men’s Prone Final - Reporting Time 17:30 - Match Starts 18:00


Event - Athletes to the Line - Preparation & Sighting - Match Starts - Match Ends

  • Men’s 3P Qualification - 08:30 - 08:45 - 09:00 - 11:45
  • Women’s Prone Elimination (Squad 1) - 12:00 - 12:15 - 12:30 - 13:20
  • Women’s Prone Elimination (Squad 2) - 13:35 - 13:50 - 14:05 - 14:55
  • Men’s 3P Final - Reporting Time 15:10 - Match Starts 15:40
  • Women’s Championship - 16:55 - 17:10 - 17:25 - 18:15

Presentation & Prizes at 18:30


Ties will be resolved as per ISSF Rule 6.15.

Doping Control

Scottish Target Shooting follows the doping regulations adopted by British Shooting, developed with UKAD. As such, the testing for banned substances may be carried out at any time. Please declare any medication at check-in before shooting.

Equipment control

Equipment control will be available under ISSF rules 6.7.6 to allow voluntary checking. It is the competitor's responsibility to ensure that they have ample time for equipment control before the start of preparation time. Under ISSF rule 6.7.9 post competition checks will be carried out. Competitors will be selected for equipment control checks after shooting, a failure to pass equipment control will result in disqualification.


A competition jury will be appointed, consisting of ISSF or British Shooting licensed judges and/or members of the STS Smallbore Association Management Group (SBR AMG).


ISSF protest rules will apply­ ISSF rule 6.16. The protest fee for the meeting will be posted with a supply of Competitor Protest Forms.

ISSF rules

These and the latest amendments may be downloaded free from A reference copy will be available for competitors.


Entries should be made as soon as possible as late entries can only be accepted subject to range space.

Competition - Entry Fee

  • Men's Prone - £30.00
  • Women's Prone - £25.00
  • Men's 3P - £30.00
  • Women's 3P - £25.00

Changes & Withdrawals

If you need to change your booking or withdraw from the event then please contact the STS Office on 0131 467 2489 or email


Earlier Event: 9 July
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Later Event: 16 July
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