Welcome to the Oxford University Rifle Club (OURC)

Oxford University Rifle Club (OURC) is formed primarily of students from Oxford University. We compete in both small-bore and full-bore (target & match rifle) classes. If you would like to join, please email us by clicking the button below. You can also learn a lot from browsing this site!
One of the disciplines you can shoot in with OURC is small-bore. This is performed with a small-bore target rifle over a (usually indoor) range of 25 yards. Small-bore rifles shoot a .22 inch diameter bullet and are single shot, breech loading rifles. Most of the shooting we do is prone (i.e. laying down).
Each ‘detail’ involves shooting a 10 target card. A perfect score is 100.

Latest News – Read more in our news page

  • Join us at our give it a go sessions! (10/9/2015) - Dear all, If you’re interested in trying out target shooting at our smallbore range in summertown (north Oxford) then sign up using this web form (“join us” above) and we’ll be in touch about dates and times in the next few days! See you on range! OURC
  • heslop & Bentata (2/23/2015) - Members of OURC, here I present some news on our recent smallbore varsity result and the ladies match. We had a lovely little trip to Bisley with our Adjutant Tom Hendricks at the helm of the OURC party van. We arrived in good time and had a lovely lunch and some cake and met the […]

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