Head of Shooting:

  • Praveshen Iyer

Facilities

  • Outdoor 10 metre range (for practices).
  • Indoor 10 metre range (for matches).
  • School provides rifles, ammunition and all basic equipment.
  • Air rifles are used according to international (Olympic) 3P (three position) rules and practice.
  • Both “Springer” and “Sporter” (compressed air-powered) rifles are used.

Number of teams

In inter-school competition, one Open and one Junior side. (4 boys to a team + 2 reserves)

Fixtures/matches

Weekly against other schools in peak season; annual inter-House; periodic inter-school group shoots; 2 x annual inter-district, and annual Provincial bisley (for those selected). S.A. National competition for those chosen for a provincial team. The S.A. Schools side competes against a foreign team usually once each year.

Season played

All year round but mainly end February onwards; peak April to September.

Dress

Number 2 Hilton College uniform.

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