Shoots

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Buffalo Rifle Association of Australia organises regular shoots on an 1000 yard range at Cooyal near Mudgee, as well as a Match in Canberra over Easter, and a match at Nioka in May.

 

The main event of the Club, is the Billy Dixon Match held at the Nioka Range, near Tamworth in September each year. The Billy Dixon is named after the legendary American Hunter and Indian Fighter who brought the second Battle of Adobe Walls to an end by shooting the Comanche Indian Chief off his horse at 1538 yards.  The Nioka Range new range is 1000 yards long with provision to shoot out to 1200.

Matches shot by the Buffalo Rifle Association of Australia (BRAA) are governed by Rules sanctioned and approved by the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) and the NSW Firearms Registry.

They are shot at distances from 100 to 1000 yards. Groups of 10 shots are taken at each distance, shooting either freehand or from supporting cross sticks. The latter are shot sitting on the ground or on a low stool.

 

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