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Mendip Shooting Ground

Hi all. Regarding the Mendip Shooting Ground. Mendip shooting ground have now decided they will no longer be hosting  SWEFTA competitions. The owner would like to utilise the ground in different ways. The plinking range and courses will remain for the time being, but as of now there won’t be any more competitions there. Kind […]

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Benchrest Update

Benchrest update 2022. It has been three years since benchrest shooting was formally adopted as the third SWEFTA discipline, and since then the arrival of covid-19 has adversely affected both our normal club activities and the planned competition programme. The take up of BR has also been somewhat delayed due to the pandemic. The current […]

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Dartmoor vs West Devon Bench Rest – Round 2

Held at Dartmoor Marksmen’s ground, round two started off uncharacteristically dry and almost wind free. However, by the start of proceedings at around 9.00am, the misty rain had arrived and stayed with us all day. However, the wind remained light to very light and as a result all the scores looked a lot healthier that […]

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Dartmoor vs West Devon Bench Rest – Round 1

  A varied collection of twelve shooters and their rifles gathered at West Devon’s ground early on Sunday 21st, ready to take on the challenge of the first Dartmoor v West Devon inter club bench rest competition. The plan is to make this a regular over winter competition, once a month alternating between the clubs […]

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2021 SWEFTA Trophy Winners

Thanks to Ian Yeo, here are some pictures of the grade trophy winners who stayed for the presentation at Sunday’s shoot. Congratulations to all those who took away a trophy or a badge. Thanks also to Eric Irish from Crackshot for the sponsorship this season.              

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Garden Bench Rest – Give it a go!

From March the 29th we are going to be allowed back to our clubs to shoot, albeit with social distancing, sanitiser and other sensible safety measures. This will also be the start of the GBR 2021 Summer League which will begin on the 4th of April, and would be the ideal time for club shooters […]

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SWEFTA Bench Rest – August

Slightly delayed by the demands of FT and the GP season here are the results from August. Welcome to the new names, the scores for the month show a wide spread and it looks like Dartmoor enjoyed less that gale force winds for once. SWEFTA BR RESULTS – August

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Dartmoor Shoot Cancelled.

James Head has received the following e-mail from Rob Meatyard at Dartmoor Marksmen. With regret I wish to announce that Sundays shoot at Dartmoor is cancelled. The weather forecast is for 40+mph winds and heavy rain.  

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Shooting Partners

I am currently entering all the shooters names from last weeks SWEFTA competition at Purbeck into the shooting partners spreadsheets and I would like to remind you all of Rule 2 of the Shooting and Grading rules:   YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTNER WITH SOMEONE FROM YOUR OWN CLUB.   Anyone who does must […]

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