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Where does your MP stand on shooting?

Parliament – National Assembly for Wales – Scottish Parliament
Northern Ireland Assembly – Police and Crime Commissioners

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Our mission is to promote and protect sporting shooting and the well-being of the countryside throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

Green Shoots Mapping

Mark up and save as many maps of your shooting land as you like which you can then print or email to colleagues

BASC Bookshop

2017 Calendar & Christmas Cards

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BASC Training Courses

Maintaining high standards through training, education and best practice.

Extending the duration of certificates

A BASC white paper – Extending the duration of firearm and shotgun certificates

BASC Chudleys Scurry League

Now in its fifth year the BASC Chudleys Scurry League has proved as popular as ever.


Airgun shooting is one of the most popular shooting sports in the UK.

Taste of Game Crisps

Taste of Game has launched two innovative premium crisps to promote the tastes of game to a wider audience, and highlight the important link between game and conservation.


Q&A – Latest proposals for European Firearms Directive

European Commission proposals for amending the Firearms Directive – updated

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Latest news

BASC statement on Findhorn Bay

BASC statement on Findhorn Bay

BASC remain fully supportive of the introduction of bylaws to facilitate a permit system that would manage wildfowling on Findhorn Bay.

Deer experts talk stalking

Deer experts talk stalking

EXPERTS in deer management will give presentations at a free ‘Talking Stalking’ evening hosted by BASC and The Deer Initiative.

Science matters

Science matters

BASC monitors scientific journals and environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. This webpage has a list of papers published in July.



BASC white paper: Extending the duration of firearm and shotgun certificates

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Lead Ammunition

BASC’s position on lead ammunition: “no sound evidence, no change”.

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Upcoming training courses

August 2016

26 Aug - 29 Aug DSC1 course - Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland Baronscourt Estate, Baronscourt, Newtownstewart

September 2016

01 Sep Shotgun Safety Officer Course - Marford Mill, Rossett BASC Head Office, Marford Mill, Rossett
02 Sep Pre DSC1 course - Greenfields, Sherborne, Dorset **Fully Booked** Greenfields, Middlemarsh, Sherborne
06 Sep Improve Your Shooting course - West Kent Shooting School, Brenchley, West Kent West Kent Shooting School, Old Hay (off Pearsons Green Road), Paddock Wood
07 Sep Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Newport, Gwent Salisbury Farm, St Brides, Magor, Newport

Upcoming events

August 2016

26 Aug Bushcraft days for Youngshots - Northumberland , ,
26 Aug - 29 Aug DSC1 course - Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland Baronscourt Estate, Baronscourt, Newtownstewart
27 Aug - 29 Aug Brighton Food Festival 2016 Hove Lawn, Hove, Brighton
27 Aug Young Shots Intro Day - Frampton, Gloucs, SW Frampton On Severn, Frampton On Severn, Gloucestershire
28 Aug - 29 Aug Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show Edenbridge and Oxted Showground, Bletchingley Road, Redhill

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