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  • SARA Executive Officer position advertisement

    • November 6, 2017
    • 2 minute read

    Career Opportunity - Executive Officer

    Due the retirement of our current long serving EO, the South Australian Rifle Association is seeking a dynamic and passionate person to take on the Executive Officer role. This is a full-time role based at our Wingfield Office, managing the administration of the Association and operation of the retail store. The recent implementation of an “E” commerce store presents exciting opportunities to grow the retail store sales. This will provide additional resources to allow the association to improve its facilities and services to members and attract new members.

    This is a diverse hands on role…

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  • Billy Sing Shoot, Clermont, 16-17 September 2017

    • July 26, 2017
    • 1 minute read

    The Clermont Rifle Club prepared a youtube video to promote their upcoming shoot: https://youtu.be/uLaXFmEv-Og

  • National Veterans Team Championships, Belmont 26 & 27 June 2017

    • July 19, 2017
    • 1 minute read

    Thanks to Royden Brittain for the photos of our Veterans teams competing at Belmont this year.

  • Cyclone Debbie & Townsville

    • May 3, 2017
    • 1 minute read

    Townsville was not affected by cyclone Debbie and there are no changes to the NQRA Queens program and NQRA 130th celebrations

  • NEW SSRs Version 5.0(d) as at 10th March 2017

    • March 7, 2017
    • 1 minute read

    Rule Changes in this version:-

    Rule 5.1.1 – Range Officers must do NRAA Exam to qualify.

    Rule 8.2.1.11 – Confirms Metplatting and pointing is allowed with Factory Ammo.

    Rule 16.1.3 – Allows Muzzle Brakes for Competitions under Chapter 16 only

    Chapter 22 – Now includes 600 yds BR Shooting within the 1000 yds BR Chapter

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  • World Championship Nominations 2019

    • December 15, 2016
    • 1 minute read

    The Captains for the Palma and Veterans World Championship teams are calling for nominations for Coaches and Shooters.

    Nominations for the Palma team to be received by NRAA by Friday 28 April 2017. For more information: http://www.nraa.com.au/nominations-australian-rifle-team-palma-match-nz-2019/

    Nominations for the Veterans team to be received by NRAA by Friday 31 March 2017. For more info: http://www.nraa.com.au/australian-veterans-team-world-championships-2019-nominations/

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  • New SSRs Version 5.0(C) as at 1 November 2016

    • November 2, 2016
    • 1 minute read

    Only a couple of Rule Changes:

    rules 3.3.5 and 4.2.1.15 – These refer to the Rules about “Blow-Off” or Fouling shots. The NRAA has removed the restriction on these. In line with common practice in the ICFRA Rules they are now allowed. However the Board does not propose to adopt the practice of allowing a “Blow-Off” period on the first range of the day. Shots at a venue such as a Zero range are acceptable.

    On a Teams Match day shots at a venue such as a Zero range are acceptable. However there are still restrictions on any sort of shooting…

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  • F Class National Teams Matches SARA 2017

    • September 1, 2016
    • 10 minute read

    Future Format Plus – Program for South Australia

    At the NRAA Board Meeting held on 23rd August 2016 the results of the Interstate Survey about the future format of Interstate F Class teams matches were tabled.

    There was an overwhelming preference for OPTION 1 in the survey, therefore the Board have decided to adopt this for future events, commencing in South Australia in May 2017.

    For your information OPTION 1 was:-

    • Day 1 – Practice sessions then Match 1 - 20 shots at 1000 yds.
    • Day 2 – Match 2 - 15 shots at 800/900/1000 yds.

    If a Venue…

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  • Failure by a Wilbern Model M90 Rifle

    • June 2, 2016
    • 1 minute read

    Take Note that on the 25th May 2016 a Wilbern M90 308 Winchester rifle failed whilst the round was being loaded.

    Thankfully no-one was seriously injured.

    An examination of the rifle has been carried out and any person owning such a rifle is strongly advised to contact the NRAA for a copy of the Technical Officer’s report and recommendation and contact the manufacturer of the rifle to have corrective repairs carried out.

    Gordon Duncan

    NRAA Chairman

  • Latest SSRs as at 23 May 2016 - One Rule Alteration

    • May 23, 2016
    • 2 minute read

    There is a new version of the SSR’s as at 23 May 2016. There is only one Rule altered which is Rule 2.1.5. The Rule is about keeping the rifle pointed in a safe direction when shooters are vacating the mound.

    The New Rule 2.1.5 is:-

    2.1.5 Retiring From the Mound

    (a) Before retiring from the mound each competitor must go through the unloading motions with the muzzle pointing towards the target and then remove the bolt from the rifle.

    (b) As the competitor retires from the mound he shall present the breech of the rifle to the scorer and…

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