We are delighted to announce this year’s National Airgun Championships, which are to be held in University College Dublin’s range on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of April 2009, with Air Pistol events on Saturday 25th and Air Rifle events on Sunday 26th. The formats for this year’s competitions are as follows:
Event One: Men’s National Air Rifle Championship. This will be an Air Rifle 60 shot qualifying event leading into a 10 shot final. Event Two: Women’s National Air Rifle Championships. This will be an Air Rifle 40 shot qualifying event leading into a 10 shot final.
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. 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.
Event Four: National Pistol Championships, Male and Female, Senior and Junior. This will be an Air Pistol 60 shot qualifying event leading into a 10 shot final.
Finals for the above: The Finals for the above will be restricted to NTSA members who are entitled to hold an Irish Passport. Selection of the top eight shooters for the purposes of the finals will be done with this in mind.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. There are no class prizes for Air Pistol. Re-entry is not permitted.The fees for event one and two and four are as follows: Adult entry = €20.00Student and / or Junior entry = €15.00.
Saturday 25th of April 09Air Pistol
All times are Start Times : Preperation time begins 10 minutes earlier.
Equipment Control opens at 10.00h : All pistols must pass Equipment Control prior to the match and all trigger weights will be checked after the shooter's detail.
Detail 1 - 11:00h
Detail 2 - 13:00h
Final - 15:30h (Finals may be held earlier depending on attendance of Detail 2)
Medal Ceremony immediately following Finals
Sunday 26th of April 09Air Rifle
All times are Start Times : Preperation time begins 10 minutes earlier. Equipment Control opens at 09.00h.
Detail 1 - 10:00h
Detail 2 - 12:00h
Detail 3 - 14:00h
Men's Final - 16:30h (Finals may be held earlier depending on attendance of earlier Details)
Women's Final - 17:30h (Finals may be held earlier depending on attendance of earlier Details)
Medal Ceremony immediately following Women's Finals