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All-party backing for shooting

  • Dedicated political officers based in London who lobby full time for the support of MPs
  • BASC set up the all-party group

Opportunity to go clay shooting:

Catering for new shooters, young and old, as well as providing opportunity for game shooters to practise on live quarry type clay targets.

Specifically:

  • Development and promotion of clay grounds open to new shooters (DI to lead with support of the coaches and regional teams to uncover opportunities)
  • Development and promotion of clay grounds open to young shots (DI to lead with support of the coaches and regional teams to uncover opportunities)
  • Promotion of simulated game shooting(DI to lead with support of the coaches and regional teams to uncover opportunities)
  • Greenfield shooting club
  • Promotion of BASC coaches
  • Regional new shot, young shot and ladies days
  • Development of the Army / Sea/ Air and CCF cadets

High Standards:

Developing and maintaining high standards in shooting

Specifically:

  • Codes of Practice for the sector
  • Best practice advice
  • Safety officers courses – how to set up a Greenfield clay shoot
  • Coaching programme
  • BASC clay shooting based courses
    1. BASC Safe Shot Award
    2. Shotgun Awareness training
    3. Improve your shooting days
  • Setting national occupational standards

Balanced comment in the media

Clay shooting and clay grounds are open to the risk of adverse publicity due to environmental issues. Clay shoots / shooters need a media recourse to defend them

Specifically:

  • Provision of educational materials for schools
  • Provision of educational materials for journalists
  • Provision of educational materials
  • Respond to adverse publicity through our network of expert media trained staff

Services:  

Clay shooters need a basic level of service from BASC.

Specifically:

  • Guidance on shotgun legislation
  • Guidance on certificate grant / renewal
  • Shooting Codes of Practice
  • A specific web page
  • Exclusive member-only Clay shooting competitions
  • Provision of educational materials for schools
  • Attendance at major countryside educational events to raise awareness of the legal and safe use of firearms
  • Event-based clay shoots
    • Gamekeepers’ shoot at Catton
    • 410 World Championship
    • British Side-by-Side Championship (DI to lead with support of the coaches and regional teams to uncover opportunities)
    • Newark Shooting Show 50 bird competition
  • Fundraising clay shoots
  • Grants for training
  • Grants for development
  • Assistance with planning issues
  • Assistance with noise-related issues
  • Risk assessments
  • Noise complaints
  • Lead pollution
  • Wad pollution
  • Patterning
  • Delivery of Young Shots events
  • Information on ballistics
  • And much more!

Our Clay Shooting group at BASC is made up of professionals who fight for your sport from every angle.

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