The 2019 Kingshoot has been rescheduled for SUNDAY, 22nd March, 2020. Secure your position now in the upcoming 2019 King Shoot , Hahndorf Rifle Club’s biggest competition of the year. For more information select ‘King Shoot 2019’ menu from the homepage.
Hahndorf Rifle Club Inc / News
HRC Newsletter 17th December 2019
Due to the hot weather forecast and to adhere to our hot weather policy, the 2019 Kingshoot IS POSTPONED. The committee is yet to determine a new date. Please refer to the website in the upcoming weeks for more information. All members and registered Kingshoot competitors will be emailed with any further information as it… Finish Reading “KINGSHOOT OF 2019 POSTPONED”
We all enjoyed a nice evening at The Hahndorf Inn to watch the winner of the Michelle Pascoe Cup, Tony Brine and winner of the Presidents Cup, Quinn be presented with their trophies. Congratulations to both Tony and Quinn on their achievement and thank you to Mayor, Ann Ferguson for attending the night and presenting… Finish Reading “Presentation of Michelle Pascoe and Presidents Cup Winners”
An invite to Hahndorf Rifle Club members, their family and friends Let’s celebrate a great year at the Hahndorf Rifle Club. Please join us on: Saturday, 30th November, 2019 Lunch : 12pm, The club will provide BBQ sausages, bread and soft drinks. Please bring a plate of salad or sweet to share. An informal… Finish Reading “Christmas Lunch and Family Informal Shoot – 30/11/19”
Hahndorf Rifle Club members and Kingshoot competitors are invited to the upcoming Kingshoot Dinner. Winners of the Michelle Pascoe and Presidents Cup will be presented with their trophies and The Hahndorf Inn will unveil the belt for the Freischutzen Medals. When: Friday, 6th December 2019 Where: The Hahndorf Inn Time: 7pm Please RSVP by 2nd… Finish Reading “Kingshoot Dinner Invite for Members and Competitors”
On Saturday, 16th November, 2019 Hahndorf Rifle Club held its annual Remembrance Day Memorial Shoot. The Memorial Shoot was held in respect to all those that have fallen in service of their own country. With 21 shooters the day was a successful event, enjoyed by all. Congratulations to Peter Burr for gaining the highest score… Finish Reading “Successful Remembrance Day Memorial Shoot”
Secure your position in the upcoming King Shoot 2019, Hahndorf Rifle Club’s biggest competition of the year. For more information select ‘King Shoot 2019’ menu from the homepage.
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From various lengthy discussions and emails the following changes will occur in relation to shooting and scoring at HRC, and please make yourself aware of the following changes. 1. Actions are only to be closed once the competitor has their target called, and must confirm with the scorer that they have had their target called… Finish Reading “2016/2017 Changes”
September 3rd saw Hahndorf Rifle Club join the Mount Barker Rifle Club for the annual 300 metre invitational shoot that saw a good mix of shooting, comradary and competition throughout the whole day despite the weather attempting to put a dampener on proceedings a couple of times, which went from sunny one moment to rain… Finish Reading “Shoot at Mount Barker and Districts Rifle Club”
August the 6th saw the first pre 1945 vintage sniper “prize” shoot being competed for at Hahndorf Rifle Club. the weather was a good mix of warm sunny patches mixed with cold breezes, whilst light was good all day. 10 competitors shot the full match with close scoring occurring throughout the competition. top off rifle… Finish Reading “Classic Sniper Shoot”
2nd Round of the Michelle Pascoe Trophy Series: Scores after 2nd round: (Leading 4) Tony Hamilton 748 John Atkinson 748 Frank Bruno-Bossio 746 Brian Hennig 738
13 Shooters attended the Rimfire Shoot on a cold & dry Saturday. Scores were good but fading light made it more challenging in the 4th round. 3 People exceeded their handicap but a couple of the better shooters struggled to find their form. TOR : John Atkinson, Second : Tony Hamiliton, Third : Alex McDonald… Finish Reading “Rimfire Results”
Cool still conditions made for a very high scoring event with 3 Details (Possibly a club Rimfire record) 5 Shooters exceeded the possible 400 using handicap, also a sign of improving marksmanship (Is Markspersonship a word?) TOR : Tony Hamilton, Second: John Atkinson, Third:Frank Bruno Bossio Handicap: Frank BB using 82%
TOR: Kym Mohor 155, Second: Mel Lyon 152, Third: Mal M 151 Handicap: Mel Lyon using 66% (revised post event)
Cool conditions with a small amount of breeze made for an exciting Rimfire Competition with 18 Shooters. TOR: John Atkinson, Second Brian Hennig, Third Frank Bruno-Bossio Handicap: Melissa Frahn The 2016 AGM has voted in a new Committee: Nathaniel Brooke – President Justin Jay – Vice President Dean Keen – Treasurer Garry Blunt – Secretary… Finish Reading “Rimfire Results & 2016 AGM”
Centerfire match, perfect conditions, 8 shooters (probably due to Adelaide Gun Show on at same time) TOR Brian Hennig, Handicap won by Justin Jay.
Today we had 2 Centerfire shooters on 155 both with a perfect round. Brian Hennig 78/77 John Atkinson 77/78 A count-back decided the winner.
Kingshoot Medal Results: Neville Jones wins the 2015 Kingshoot, his 16th victory in this event – an outstanding achievement. 2nd Place was won by Fred Guyatt after a tied result for 2nd place required a count back. 3rd Place won by Jim Lyons Also, the Hahndorf Rifle Club Inc has renewed it’s lease and can confirm… Finish Reading “2015 Kingshoot”
Chris Quinlin took out this year’s trophy with his impressive shot!
The Club has had a makeover and with a fresh coat of paint looks a treat, many thanks to Nathaniel B and all those that contributed to the Working Bee on the previous Weekend. Centerfire Competition produced some close results with TOR going to John A and Handicap to Frank B. We now only have… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”
The President’s Cup turned out to be one of the finest demonstrations on marksmanship seen for many years. The Winner Kym did it in style with a double possible 78 / 78 followed by Jim with a 78 / 77 and Tony with a 77 //77. With a first prize of $300 and more importantly… Finish Reading “President’s Cup”
SSAA August State Council Minutes now available in the Members Only section of the Web Site
Tony Hamilton shot a double possible without using any sighters. That’s 12 x 13 = 156 !
On a clear day with 15 Competitors you can shoot forever, well not exactly but you certainly can have a lot of fun. What a pleasure to have some of our most talented Members join us for the center fire shoot. Someone once said a Professional is someone that can make a complex task look… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”
What a great turn out for a standard Centerfire day, 19 shooters, 2 Targets and finished by 4:00PM. A BIG thank you to Bob Baker for volunteering to mark in the Pits, the rain and (cold) seasonal temperature makes this gesture even more appreciated by all of us. Look out for a copy of the… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”
The 2015 AGM will be held on the Sunday the 28th of March where we will see several of the Committee retire in the hope that some of the newer / younger / male and female members will step up and have a go.
Brian Hennig our Club Historian wins the Centerfire competition and another bronze medal. That was his fifth Bronze so he converted the 5 bronze to a Silver medal, but hang on he now had 3 silver medals! He then converted the 3 silver to a Gold Medal !! The photo shows Brian receiving the Gold… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”
Yvonne Hill, one of our fabulous members was awarded an Order of Australia in the most recent round on the 26th of January, 2015. Yvonne won the HRC Kingshoot (Koenigschiessen) December 28th 1977. She was the only woman to have ever done so. She also won the Black Powder section with her Grandfather’s Winchester Hi-Wall,… Finish Reading “26/1/15 – Yvonne Hill Awarded Order of Australia”
The Hahndorf Rifle Club Inc has renewed it’s lease and can confirm that the 2015 Kingshoot will be held on Saturday the 19th of December. Further details will be posted in the near future.
The Kingshoot was a great event, we had fabulous weather, 38 Competitors, a fantastic range of prizes from our kind sponsors and a worthy winner. After 12 Scoring shots we had two competitors tied for first place, Jim Lyon and Neville Jones bit past “Kings” . Neville had 14 previous victories while Jim had his… Finish Reading “27/12/14: Kingshoot 2014”
What a great day. 23 shooters, 13 using Black Powder, finished by 4:30PM. The Hahndorf Rifle club is growing, and with 60 current members we are reaching out to bring back past members to continue with the camaraderie which is a part of our culture. Black Powder Result: Top of Rifle Charles T 146 Special… Finish Reading “6/12/14 – Black Powder & Centrefire”
Congratulations to Tony Hamilton for winning the Michelle Pascoe Trophy for the Highest aggregate score over three rim fire competitions. He was presented with the Trophy and will have his name added to an exclusive list of past shooters. Also on the Day TOR was Tony H with a score of 389/400 at 100Yards off… Finish Reading “11/10/14 – Michelle Pascoe Trophy Results”
What a wonderful day to spend with friends. While most people were watching the AFL Grand Final and (unless you were a Hawthorn supporter) wasting their time, the folks at Hahndorf Rifle Club were enjoying the Day with our Visitors from the Mt Barker and Districts Rifle Club. Many thanks to those involved in setting… Finish Reading “29/9/14 – Rimfire Comp”
On a cool day we had a chance to train a new Marker ‘TOM’ and by all accounts he will do a fine job for future Center Fire competitions. Not surprisingly we had a small turnout given the number of people off sick or traveling so hopefully we will return to more normal attendances over… Finish Reading “16/8/14 – Centrefire Results”
“Bunny Rifles” On a still and dry day our members, 13 in total, arrived with their .22 Bunny Guns. The aim of the event is to shoot the 4 rounds (40 scoring shots) with a rifle that is not considered a dedicated target firearm. I won’t go into details but needless to say the overall… Finish Reading “26/7/14 – .22 Bunny Gun Challenge”
18 Shooters fronted up for the 200 Yard Centerfire Competition. It was a cold and still day with the light fading in the final round. There were several retirements due to work and Birthday commitments (Frank B) Richard M shot a 78 in the second round and would have received a badge for this (but… Finish Reading “19/7/14 – Centrefire Results”
Magnificent Rimfire Day, two details (16 Shooters), cold, intermittent rain. Handicaps posted for Members, login with your email address. TOR David K 384 HC John A 372
150 years after the initial meeting at the Union Hotel (now the Hahndorf Inn) the Hahndorf Rifle Club Members, their partners, Kings, past Kings and honoured guests from the Mt Barker Council and the SSAA celebrated the fantastic achievements and foresight of the original German pioneers who created what is still today a unique target shooting club. With… Finish Reading “6/6/14 – HRC’s 150th Anniversary Dinner”
An excellent day was had by all during our visit to the Mt Barker and Districts Rifle club. The club gave us a demonstration of their electronic target systems (very impressive) and something to consider in future for HRC. Shooting from 300 Yards, Frank B showed the rest of the HRC members using traditional post… Finish Reading “17/5/14 – Visit to Mt Barker and Districts Rifle Club”
The AGM was attended by 25 Members, a new Committee was unanimously endorsed. The Executive remains the same as FY2014 but we have two new general committee members.