2019 Individual Long Rifle Challenge


Where: Located in the hills behind Albury,15min from Fairlie , 45 min from Timaru.

When: 25-26 May 2018. (Sat full day and Sun half day)

Zero: 24 May from 1200 – 1600hrs

Cost: $250

Meals: provide own food, plenty of hot water provided. Lunch on the sunday is provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements.


This Challenge will consist of 9 stages:             5 - 10 rounds per stage min 60rds.


Two Classes for Entry :            500m to 1609m for magnum class 

                                                    300m to 1000m for non-magnum class 


There will be prone and non-prone shooting. (You will need to provide own shooting aides e.g. shooting sticks/bags). The course of fire is suitable for all fitness levels. Each shooter will need to carry own equipment(but not far).

August around here usually means snow, frost or mud so 4WD access only onto ranges and plenty of warm gears.

The shoot will go on regardless of inclement but not serious weather however there is plenty of time set aside for standing around the campfire keeping warm.


There will be a range available Friday afternoon (24th) to zero your rifle, (no other time is available) practice range has 100m on paper and 200-400m on steel.

Absolutely no steel core or other hardened penetrator/projectiles. 


Competition briefing each day will be 8.30 am,

Firearms licence to be presented before shooting is allowed.


Onsite accommodation available on request for the first 10 people to book at $45 per night.

Everyone present will be required to sign a release, discharge, indemnity form at the first briefing prior to match commencement. A copy of which, for information purposes, can be found Here


Competition limited to 30 shooters. Confirmation of entry on receipt of payment.


To order a registration form use the email at the bottom of this page:

Nick Fisher on 021 166 6843

Email: admin@sparrowhawk.co.nz



Register/contact us

Contact us to discuss your requirements or register for a course.

Call 021 166 6843 or email us below.

Located on approx 3000 hectares of private land in South Canterbury at the edge of the Mackenzie basin we are perfectly positioned to take advantage of a wide variety of shooting opportunities and environments with both purpose built ranges and ad-hoc simulators tailored to training requirements.


Mailing address:


398 Blainslie Road

RD 17

Fairlie 7987

South Canterbury

New Zealand

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