Cubs District Air Rifle Competition

Date: 12th Mar 2018 Author: Scout Websites

At the end of January Park Farm hosted the inaugural District Air Rifle competition for the cub sections of Banstead District. Each group ran their own selection events to choose a team of three and seven groups entered teams into the days competition.

Each young person had two shooting sessions, the first session comprised five sighting shots, then five competitive shots and the second session was ten competitive shots. The cubs were competing in age brackets (8, 9 and 10 years old). Various activities were arranged to keep the young people busy whilst they were not shooting.

It was a keenly contested competition with the final results being:
Age 8
Max (1st Woodmansterne) 150
Brody (1st Tadworth) 102
Amy (1st Tattenhams) 84
Age 9
Vihaan (1st Tattenhams) 125
Malachai (7th Banstead) 91
Jude (1st Nork) 75
Age 10
Oliver (3rd Oak) 147
Sophia (1st Nork) 105
Joshua (1st Woodmansterne) 98

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls