Wetton HFT Competition 10.00h 28th January 2012
Sight in from 0900-0945 : Paper targets will be made available for sighting in.
Safety: there will be a safety briefing at 0950.
Cool drinks will be available, sanitary ablutions are available, there is shade.
HFT Abbreviated Rules
Classes: Recoiling and PCP – both maximum 14 fpe muzzle energy (ie ~850 fps 4.5mm JSB exact or AA Field 8.44gr pellets)
Scopes: No alteration to scope (magnification or parallax/focus) or rifle after the first target
Timing: 1 minute per target
Shooting positions : Prone Kneeling Standing Sitting NOT allowed
The firing peg must be touched and may be used as a support when shooting prone or if indicated or within reach for
Kneeling - The kneeling position is defined as only 3 points of contact with the ground (2 feet & 1 knee).The rear foot
should be upright and straight in line with the knee, sitting on a turned foot is not allowed. A bean bag may be used
to support the knee, shin or foot area only. The leading hand only will support the gun which should be forward of
the knee ie not supported by the knee. All designated kneeling shots can also be taken standing.
Standing : only your feet in contact with the ground.
Supported kneeling and standing shots may use the numbered peg or any other support within reach.
Targets: Hit zones - 13mm hit zones 7-15m
- 20mm hit zones 7-25m
- 30mm hit zones 7-35m
(6x 20-34mm hit zone targets per course, plus up to 4x 25mm targets on supported positionals)
- 40mm hit zones 7-40m
Targets have a minimum of 50% of the kill-zone visible from the firing peg.
Six of the targets are mandatory positionals (Standing and Kneeling)
The firing peg will be a secure wooden/plastic/metal post – some part of the body must touch the peg and the trigger be
behind it when firing.
Scoring: 2 for a dropped target; 1 for a face plate hit.
In the case of a tied score ultimate victory will be decided by a round of unsupported kneeling followed by
unsupported standing rounds.
Full rules are available- please ask for a copy at the shoot.