It is recommended approximately 100 rounds of centrefire and approximately 100-150 rounds of rim fire ammunition. Standard .22lr ammunition only for running boar. Hollow point ammunition is not permitted.
If you require a card to utilise BASC range days or Bisley range booking system and are a member of BASC with your own firearms certificate, you can sit an assessment to obtain a SCC at one of the BASC range days. If you pass the assessment, you will be issued with a card that lasts for up to 12 months.
Anyone shooting on MoD ranges (including Bisley ranges) is required to possess and produce, on request, a certification card for the type of firearm they are using. This card is known as a ‘Shooter Certification Card’.
Ear protectors must be worn while shooting is in progress. Please note, when in the vicinity of all firing points, especially covered ones, it is advisable to keep ear protectors on.
The calibre of .22-250 is not permitted to be used on the BSRC ranges or at Bisley.
For the running deer range, the calibre of the rifle must not exceed 8.0 mm and the cartridge case capacity must not exceed that of the .30-06 i.e. 68.0 grains plain water measure.
The National Rifle Association and MoD have approved procedures that must be used on MoD ranges when civilians are shooting with firearms and where muzzle energy is greater than 4500 joules. Zeroing and practice of HME firearms on static targets will be by arrangement with the CRO only.
17 rim fire cartridges can only be used on the 100m zero range. The maximum permitted velocity and energy for each range is displayed on notices near the firing points.
Expanding/hollow point ammunition is not permitted on the running boar range. .17 rim-fire cartridges are prohibited. The maximum permitted velocity and energy for each range is displayed on notices near the firing points.