Shooting

As the world’s largest countryside show, The Game Fair also boasts the most comprehensive outdoor shooting exhibition held anywhere in the UK, with a jam-packed itinerary for all lovers of shooting including clay, rifle and airgun shooting as we all as have-a-go events, demonstrations and competitions.

 

Gunmakers’ Row®  is the place to view the best and newest products from British gunmakers as well as
renowned names from around the world. All of the premier shooting-related companies are here in one place, offering every accessory imaginable from knives to clothing.

KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THE HIGH TOWERS SPONSORED BY HAWKE

The Subaru Shooting Line

The Game Fair’s Shooting Line, has become a staple feature of the show site for many years. Run by world famous shooting ground and sporting agency, E.J. Churchill, it allows our visitors the opportunity to have a mid-summer shoot out with competitions, Have-a-Go booths and demonstrations. We boast Europe’s Longest Shooting Line – plenty of room for the whole family to get involved with this historical country sport.

With layouts designed by multi World and European Clay Shooting Champion George Digweed MBE, the Shooting Line will support shooters of all disciplines and abilities, so if you are a novice looking to try something new over the weekend, or a seasoned pro gathering top tips to advance your shot, then this is the place for you. With a secure Gun Safe located on Gunmakers Row®, there’s never been a better excuse to bring your gun along and enjoy this age-old past-time!

N.B. If you are bringing your own cartridges – fibre wad only please.

Have-a-go: £10 – All inclusive

The Game Fair Challenge 40 Bird English Sporting: Course designed by George Digweed. £20 Entry, £15 re-entry. Open to Seniors, Open, Ladies and Juniors.

The Game Fair Challenge Results 2019

The top competitor each day in the Open category will win 2500 Hull Sovereign cartridges.

25 Bird Sportrap: £10 entry.

Game Keepers Challenge: £15 entry. Shot individually, 20 bird sequence. Cartridges and gun hire included.

PRIZES

The Game Fair® Challenge – Overall High Gun

Subaru Forester XE CVT

The overall High Gun on the Game Fair® Challenge will drive away in a superb Subaru Forester for a year.

Tough, practical and virtually indestructible, the Forester will never let you down. Whatever the weather, wherever you want to go, this workhorse will get you there. It’s calm, understated and up for any challenge. Awarded the maximum 5-star Euro NCAP safety rating, the Forester gives you peace of mind for every journey, the capability to conquer all weathers and terrain, and the ability to go the distance; year after year, mile after mile.

Subaru makes cars for people who understand what really matters – that’s why we build them to be incredibly safe, extremely capable and unfalteringly reliable. The Forester, Outback and XV SUVs all hold the maximum 5* Euro NCAP safety rating. Subaru has been voted Best Manufacturer for Safety Features in the 2019 Driver Power Survey, the UK’s number one car ownership survey.

The winner also walks off with the coveted Callaghan Fine Art Perpetual Trophy.

Top Lady and Junior

ATA SP Black Sporter

The top lady and the top junior will each win a fantastic ATA SP Black Sporter shotgun, worth a cool £599.99.

Backed by over 50 years of gunmaking expertise, the new ATA SP line of shotguns combines contemporary technology with the reliability that only experience can bring. Built to withstand the rigours of competitive shooting, the SP Sporter combines all steel receivers, adjustable stocks and high gloss multi choke barrels to great effect. Further improved by an oil-finished grade two walnut stock, these guns benefit from an appearance that far outstrips their price tag.

Not just an attractive gun, the SP also claims serious shooting credentials, with a setup that includes a 10×10 rib, five chokes, 3in chambers, ejectors and an all-important single selective trigger. In the SP Sporter, ATA has created a world beating shotgun, perfect for today’s cost conscious shooter. They are available in black, silver and bronze finishes, with 28in or 30in barrels.

Daily Prizes

Open – 1st2500 Hull Cartridge Sovereign (fibre or plastic) – Voucher*

Ladies – 1st              ATA Black Sporter

Junior (under 16) – 1st         ATA Black Sporter

* Collection from a UK Hull stockist on presentation of voucher.

CPSA

We are excited to announce that we will be introducing pre-booking for the CPSA have-a-go stands on the Subaru Shooting Line, allowing shooters to skip the queue on the day and go straight to their stand. The cost is £12.50 for adults and £10.50 for under 16s. This includes use of a shotgun, all cartridges, ear and eye protection, and the chance to shoot at ten clays.
 
Pre-booked shooters will also have the option to use a ShotKam to record their shots for a small price upgrade, which even experienced shooters can benefit from, with the footage sent after your shoot. If you have never shot before, you will learn: basic shotgun safety, how to load and fire a shotgun, and how to hit a moving target using the CPSA Method. 

The Shooting Arena

The centre stage of the Subaru Shooting Line the Shooting Arena is home to display shooting, trick-shots, demonstrations, master classes by a world champion clay shooter, heritage shooting and nail-biting finals of all main competitions. Grandstand seating for over 130 spectators will be in front of the spacious arena, visitors can expect a packed schedule of events covering all three days.

Don’t forget to meet friends at our World Famous Gunmakers Pub – a great place to relax after all of that shopping as once again Gunmakers Row® will have the country’s largest choice of guns and accessories.

Gun Storage

Gun storage for the day only, not overnight. Price £10 per gun per day for this service.

Storage available from 08:00 – 18:00 Friday& Saturday,08:00 – 15:30Sunday.

Cartridges

Official cartridge provider Hull Cartridge Company will have fibre wad cartridges for sale as follows:

Hull Comp X 21g fibre                    £6/25

Hull Superfast 27g fibre                  £7/25

Hull Pro Twenty 21g fibre              £8/25

Hull .410 11g fibre                            £8.50/25