Townsville was not affected by cyclone Debbie and there are no changes to the NQRA Queens program and NQRA 130th celebrations
Rule Changes in this version:-
Rule 5.1.1 – Range Officers must do NRAA Exam to qualify.
Rule 188.8.131.52 – 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
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/
Only a couple of Rule Changes:
rules 3.3.5 and 184.108.40.206 – 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…
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:-
If a Venue…
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.
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…
The results for the 2016 North Queensland Queens are available on the NRAA site right now!
The Following Rules have been added or altered in the latest version of the SSR’s which were issued as at 19th Feb 2016. The new SSR’s are now Version 5.0 (a)
1. Rule 2.1.5 – Keep Muzzle pointed safely
A sentence has been added to this rule to ensure that shooters keep their rifle pointed towards the targets until the rifle has been cleared.
2. Rule 3.2.12 – Shelter can now be provided from Rain
This rule now specifies that Organisers of Competitions may at their discretion, provide shelter from both Sun or Rain. Any such shelter may not provide…
The NQRA Store closure during the Christmas period will be as follows: * CLOSED from Thursday 24 December * Re-Open on Wednesday 6 Janurary
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our customers and members