Try Shooting

North Sydney Smallbore & Air Rifle Club Inc. run a friendly and safe Try shooting program designed to introduce you to the great sport of Target Shooting.

What is Smallbore Shooting?

Our affiliate organization the TRA has a great video to give you an idea of what the sport of Smallbore involves

What disciplines of shooting can I try?

All Try Shooters will start off with Bench Rest shooting to give you the basics and a feel for how rifles work. We can then help you progress on return sessions see the steps below:

  1. Benchrest
  2. F-Class
  3. F-Class with peep sights
  4. Prone

Prone shooting is one of the 3 positions in the Olympic 50m Rifle 3 Positions event:

We also have supported 10m Air Rifle and then eventually even 10m Air Rifle another very competitive Olympic event:

When are try shooting sessions held?

Try Shooter sessions are by appointment only but are generally held either Tuesday or Friday evenings from 7:30pm – 9pm.

What is the cost for a Try Shooter session?

  • Adults $80.00 per shooter
  • Kids under 18 $40.00 per shooter

This Includes:

  • Rifle hire
  • Range hire
  • Ammunition (50 rounds)
  • Firearms Safety talk
  • Supervision and coaching

How many people can attend in a session?

Generally, we can accommodate a maximum of 2 people per session to ensure shooters get enough time each. Larger groups of 3-4 may be possible with suitable notice.

What are the Age Requirements?

The youngest a participant can be is twelve years of age. This is required by the NSW Police Firearms Registry.

Can I join the club through the Try Shooter program?

We require three sessions maximum for a membership application to be considered, please be aware Membership not extended to all try shooters or licensed shooters who wish to join.

How do I put my name down to Try Shooting?

If you are interested in trying shooting at our club please fill in our try shooter form linked below:

We are a volunteer organisation so please be patient, we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manor.

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