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National Air Rifle Championships 2008

We are delighted to announce this year’s National Air Rifle Championships, which are to be held in University College Dublin’s range on the weekend of the 20th of April 2008. The formats for this year’s competitions are as follows:

Please note the changes to detail times (agc)

Event One: Men’s National Air Rifle Championship. This will be an Air Rifle 60 shot qualifying event leading into a 10 shot final. The three highest placed Irish men, after the final, will be the Irish National Champions and Championship medals will be awarded accordingly. Non Irish men are invited to take part also and will be eligible to win other prizes.

Event Two: Women’s National Air Rifle Championships. This will be an Air Rifle 40 shot qualifying event leading into a 10 shot final. The three highest placed Irish women, after the final, will be the Irish National Champions and Championship medals will be awarded accordingly. Non Irish women are invited to take part also and will be eligible to win other prizes.

Event Three: Junior National Air Rifle Championships, Male and Female (Under 21- I.S.S.F.). This will be based on an Air Rifle 40 shot score. The three highest placed Irish Juniors, Male and or Female will be the Irish National Champions and Championship medals will be awarded accordingly. Non Irish Juniors are invited to take part also and will be eligible to win other prizes. Juniors wishing to compete in this Event must compete in either Event One or Event Two above. In the case of male junior shooters, the 40 shot score that will be used for this junior event will be the first 40 competition shots taken from their 60 shot event above. In the case of female shooters the 40 shot score which will be used in this junior event will be the same as their 40 shot event above.

There is no separate entry into this Event.

Class Prizes: All Competitors in Classes A, B, C, and D will be able to compete for prizes in these Classes. There will be three prizes per class. For this event, the class prizes will be based on the first 40 shot score recorded from the 60 in Event One and the 40 shot score of Event Two.

Re-entry is not permitted.

The fees for event one and two are as follows:

Adult entry = €20.00

Student and / or Junior entry = €15.00.

Event Timetable

Sunday 20th of April 08

Start Time

Detail 1 12.00pm

Detail 2 2.00pm

Final 1 Men’s 4.00pm

Final 2 Lady’s 4.30pm

Medal Ceremony 5.00pm

Pre booking is necessary.

No entries will be accepted after 5.00pm on Thursday the 17th of April 2008.

Please contact me through the NTSA website or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and or at 046 9054167

We wish to thank the UCD club for their continued support and use of their facilities. We wish to congratulate them too on the refurbishment of their range.

Anthony G Cooney.

Airgun Coordinator