Frequently Asked Questions

I do not have a licence how do I get to see if I like long range target shooting?
Our new member programme offers unlicensed participants the opportunity to try shooting under coached conditions provided you can successfully complete a P650 form. For safety reasons and to see how our club operates we ask you to attend range orientation. You will be provided with all the equipment required.

How do I get my shooting license?
Our club can help you in the process of applying for your licence. Invitation to Full membership of our club provides you with the ‘genuine reason’ for A/B target and hunting licence. We can assist you in understanding the application process which is outlined in detail on the NSW Firearms Registry website. The firearms safety council mandatory testing can be administered at our club by appointment via contact us. Online applications can be made via the following link: http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/online_services/firearms/licences/licence_and_genuine_reasons/online_firearms_licence_application_request

I am a licenced shooter and want to visit your club.
Licenced shooters with appropriate equipment and who are members of NSWRA/NRAA are welcome to shoot with us on a Saturday afternoon.

Disciplines shot at Wingham Rifle Club

Our members compete in three different target shooting disciplines:

  • Target Rifle – shooting prone position off a sling with open (aperture) sights
  • F-Class Standard – shooting prone position off a rest with telescopic sights in standard calibres (.223 Remington and .308 Winchester)
  • F-Class Open – shooting prone position off a rest with telescopic sights in any calibre up to 8mm