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  • Target Rifle

    Target Rifle (TR) is the NRA’s heritage and how the Association started

  • Gallery Rifle & Pistol

    Short and medium distances with various rifles and pistols using pistol caliber cartridges.

  • Target Shotgun

    Events that use of a shotgun for the purposes of competition, specifically excluding clay shooting.

NRA Training

The NRA offers a multitude of training courses, from Probationary Training, to Disciplines specific training. The Association currently runs 4 different Discipline training courses(CSR, GR&P, TR and TS), but to get involved in any of our disciplines, please click on the link below and get in touch with the Discipline Rep who will be happy to help you get involved.

The NRA supports 12 different disciplines (types of shooting at different distances using different firearms).

Each discipline has a Discipline Rep appointed by General Council charged with being the NRA ambassador for that type of shooting.

Clay Pigeon shooting, although controlled by the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association, is practiced at the NRA owned  and run National Clay Shooting Centre at Bisley.

Below is the list of NRA Training Courses and Disciplines promoted.


Latest news

General News

Imperial Entries Open

The 149th Imperial Meeting will take place at the National Rifle Association – Bisley, between Friday 15th June and Saturday 28th July 2018. Entries are now open for all disciplines, please visit the Imperial section of our website for more details.

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Members may be aware of new data protection regulations that come into effect on 25th May 2018 which may affect how clubs and other shooting organisations manage data, particularly members’ personal information. The NRA is working through a detailed review to ensure our compliancy and have drafted the documents [see below] to assist clubs and

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Team Captain Invitation

NRA Channel Islands Team Captain 2019

Nominations are invited for the Captain of the NRA Team to Channel Islands 2019 Nominations in writing, signed by three proposers all of whom must be full annual or life members of the NRA, must be received by the Secretary General not later than 5pm on 13th April 2018. Nominations to be sent to Georgina.Thatcher@nra.org.uk

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Inter Counties 2018 – Results

Congratulations to Surrey who have won the 2018 Inter Counties championship, retaining the trophy for the tenth year in succession! In blustery conditions with varying and rapid changes in wind strength, the Long Range Match was a tough challenge for all coaches.  However, Surrey prevailed to win the Long Range Match by 5 points from

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Inter Counties 2018 – Lt Col H Jones VC Memorial Match – RESULTS

Congratulations to Surrey in retaining the Lt Col H Jones VC Memorial Trophy for 2018! Surrey’s score of 1183.149v was eight points higher than Hertfordshire who for the second year running take the silver medal position with a score of 1175.117v, with Norfolk third just 3 points behind with 1172.139v. 9 points separate the next

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R Jarvis 2018 – Results

The R Jarvis was shot in breezy conditions on the morning of the Inter Counties Matches. It was encouraging to see the Royal Air Force and Army further along Century Range competing in their respective Service events – a reminder of the continued strong links between the NRA and the Services. The R Jarvis is

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