Lea Valley Air Gun Club

Vintage 6yd Bell Target Competition Rules

Booking In- On the range pm, you must book in to take part, score cards will be shuffled, and a shooting order given out.

Entry fee- £1.00

Safety- All Rifles to be Pointed Over the Firing Line when Loading /Shooting. Safety Glasses Recommended.


  • Section 1- Pre 1939 Open Sights (No Dioptre’s). Spring Operated Recoiling Air Rifles, 0.177” Calibre.
  • Section 2-Any Spring-operated sub 6ft/pd iron sighted air rifle including semi recoiling 0.177” calibre.

Pellets- Round Head Diablo’s Only.

Depending on numbers the competition maybe squadded and/or timed.

Shooting position- Unsupported Standing. Feet Must be Fully Behind the Shooting Line when Taking the Shot.

Target- Distance 6yds. From Shooting Line. Bell Ring Diameter .375” (9.52mm). Target to be Repainted for Each Shooter.

Number of shots- 1 shot Sighter, target re-painted then 5 shots at Target.

Scoring- BELL RING=5.1,5,4,3,2, Outward Scoring i.e. If pellet centre mark breaks the Score Ring, the lower score counts.

If more than 5 Shots are on target, then highest score is forfeited.

Awards- £6 split 3-2-1 to 1st, 2nd, 3rd. In each section in the event of a draw a single shot shoot-off on the Bell target, highest scorer wins.