Please note the NSW Police Firearms Registry requirements are:
That you must participate in six organised club competition shoots each twelve months. These are the competition matches listed on the calendar.
The other attendances required to complete your minimum requirements can be any club organised shoots. eg practice day, training, Wednesday matches, Xmas shoot.
Please note that that you are required to shoot Six minimum or four for each type of gun that you have. The Types listed are: air, rimfire, centrefire.
In summary, you must shoot a minimum of six calendar matches (this can include matches at other clubs as long as it can be verified ) and if you have more than one type, a minimum of four shoots for each.
For example if you have centrefire and rimfire then you have a minimum of 8 shoots. (4 rimfire and 4 centrefire.). This can be made up of Six Calendar matches + two other shoots.
Or, as another example, If you have all three types then you have a minimum of 12 shoots ( 4 for each type ) and this can be made up of Six Calendar matches + six other shoots.
This information can be found on the nsw police firearms registry web site by copying the link into your browser.
Please note: It is a legislative requirement that you take out Club membership and become licenced.
That’s is if you decide to take up pistol shooting as a sport.
BVPC is an approved Club for the purposes of training you in sport target pistol shooting.
Once you have joined the Club, we will guide you through the process of training you, but obtaining your Probationary Pistol Licence remains your responsibility in accordance with (IAW)NSW legislation.
You will be on a Probationary Pistol Licence for a minimum of 12 months before you can participate fully in every discipline available. You must comply with the minimum participation requirement of 6 attendances at the Club in a 12 month period.
You as a Probationary Pistol Licence holder will not permitted to obtain your own pistol for the first 6 months of their licence, and after that period with permission of the BVPC.
The club reserves the right to accept or reject you as a member of the club IAW NSW legislation, and your maturity, and attitude displayed at club shoots.
BVPC is affiliated with IPSC Australia, and Pistol Australia. Membership of both these organisations is required, if you wish to shoot both disciplines.
Please contact us via email if you require any further information.
Bega Valley Pistol Club