How much ammunition do I need to bring on a range day?

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.

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How do I get a SCC card?

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.

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Why do I need a Shooter Certification Card (SSC)?

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’.

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Do I have to wear hearing protection?

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.

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What do I do if I want to shoot a High Muzzle Energy Rifle (HME)?

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.

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What .22 ammunition can I use for the running boar range?

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.

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