Upcoming Events


We will be holding the Spring Standard Pistol Championships on this Sunday 26th July 2009. The format will be as per the National Pistol Championships (ISSF Standard Pistol). First detail at 10:00am. Bookings are now open. NTSA membership is not a requirement for this competition


Summer Standard Pistol Open




To be held at the Indoor Range: Rathdrum Rifle and Pistol Club,

Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow.

Sunday 26th July 2009

Championship: 60 shots at 25 metres

To be shot using .22lr calibre semi-automatic target pistol with five shot magazine or .22lr calibre revolver with five shot capacity (larger magazine or revolver capacities must be loaded with five shots only before each series).


Entry Fee: €15


Prizes for 1st to 3rd in Championship


Course of fire:

  • 5 sighters in 150 secs,
  • 4 series of 5 shots in 150 seconds each,
  • 4 series of 5 shots in 20 seconds each,
  • 4 series of 5 shots in 10 seconds each.
  • There will be a 60 second loading period and 7 second attention period before each series.
  • There weill be a two (2) minute preparation time before each detail.
  • Details will last approximately 30 minutes each. 


Targets used will be ISSF Precision 25m (200mm aiming mark, 50mm 10 ring) on the Megalink electronic target system. ISSF rules where appropriate will apply, equipment control for trigger weight and pistol size will be enforced.


Ties (from 4th place) to be broken by highest number of inner 10's, . Ties from 1st to 3rd place to be broken by shoot-off in one 10 second series with a 150 second sighter series.


Sunday 26th July

Range Opens at 09:30

  • Detail A - 10:00 (course of fire as above)
  • Detail B - 10:45
  • Detail C - 11:30
  • Detail D - 12:15


To book a detail, choose 'Book Detail' from the menu on the left. Follow the steps to book date, firing point/detail. A confirmation email will be sent to you to confirm your booking. Only available firing points/details will be displayed.


Please bring your licence/authorisation and evidence of insurance. Failure may result in your entry being refused.