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FIELD RIFLE RIMFIRE Discipline

Precision and relatively fast paced shooting that includes a Rapid Fire event. Field Rifle is a match that was designed around the most commonly used hunting positions in c1970.
First position is Rapid Fire – 12 rounds fired in 4 x 15 second bursts of 3 rounds at 25 metres in the Offhand position, 6 shots on the left hand target and 6 shots on the right hand target, the lowest scoring shot on each target is removed giving a total possible score of 100.10.
Second position is Offhand which is defined as standing unsupported (except for 2 point sling) – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 25 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
Third position is Standing Post Rest – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 50 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
Final position is Sitting Post Rest – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 50 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
The total possible score for this match is 400.40. The numbers after the decimal are ‘X’ rings which are scored if the projectile touches the inner bull.
The “SSAA Official Rimfire Target” is a 6 value target, the dimensions of which are exactly half those of the “SSAA Official 100 metres/yards Centrefire Target” (except for the scoring ring thickness which is NOT halved but remains at 1 millimeter) i.e. the “BULL” (10 ring) has a diameter of 2 centimeters, the “X” ring of 5 millimeters and the spacing between the scoring rings is 1 centimeter from the outside of one ring to the outside of the next adjacent ring. Ring diameters are measured outside to outside and the outside diameter of the total scoring area is 12 centimeters (i.e. “5” ring diameter).

FIELD RIFLE CENTERFIRE Discipline


The first position is Rapid Fire – 12 rounds fired in 4 x 15 second bursts of 3 rounds at 25 metres in the Offhand position, 6 shots on the left hand target and 6 shots on the right hand target, the lowest scoring shot on each target is removed giving a total possible score of 100.10.
Second position is Offhand which is defined as standing unsupported (except for 2 point sling) – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 50 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
Third position is Standing Post Rest – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 100 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
Final position is Sitting Post Rest – 10 rounds fired in 15 minutes at 200 metres, 5 shots on the left hand target and 5 shots on the right hand target. Total possible score is 100.10.
The total possible score for this match is 400.40. The numbers after the decimal are ‘X’ rings which are scored if the projectile touches the inner bull.
The “SSAA Official 100 metres/yards Centrefire Target” is a 6 value target having scoring rings from “5” to “10”. The diameter of the “BULL” is 4 centimeters from outside of the circle, with a 10 millimeter “X” ring. The spacing between the scoring rings is 2 centimeters from the outside of one ring to the outside of the next adjacent ring. The outside diameter of the total scoring area is 24 centimeters (i.e. “5” ring diameter). The scoring ring thickness shell be 1 millimeter. The “SSAA Official 200 metres/yards Centrefire Target” is a 4 value target having scoring rings from “7” to “10”. The diameter of the “BULL” is 8 centimeters, with an “X” ring of 2 centimeters. The spacing between the scoring rings is 4 centimeters, the outside diameter of the total scoring area is 32 centimeters (i.e. “7” ring diameter). The scoring ring thickness shell be 2 millimeters.