Southern Vales Practical Shooting League Inc.

    

PO Box  158 Morphett Vale South Australia 5162

Email: info@southernvalesshooting.org

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Our Range Complex at Long Gully Road, Mc Laren Vale,South Australia

       

             

 

NEWS & EVENTS

 new stuff.......

Nightworks.

See what happens after dark when the fairies come out to play.........they build concrete walls out of 1 tonne concrete blocks. See pics here

UPDATED - IPSC RULES for Handgun, Riflr & Shotgun updated. Click here.

4th August 2015- IMPORTANT NOTICE - Please be advised that the STICS Spencer Gulf match at Pt Augusta has been cancelled due to ill health.

SVPSL will hold the Carmen Memorial match instead on 12th September, 9.30AM start with 8 stages of approximately 140 rounds total.

Breakfast and lunch will be available and refreshments after the event.

Executive Committee for 2015/16 Click Here

Membership fees are due by 12th September 2015 Click Here for Details

 

 SVPSL 2015 STICS Match Pics. Click Here

Proposed new Memorial page on our website to honour our recent past members and allow current members to add their thoughts. Also in consideration is for an Honour Board to be set up as a permenant reminder of their contribution to the club. Please submit your proposals to me via email at bazmo@bigblue.net.au

Range Sponsors.....The Committee has created the opportunity for Range Sponsors to promote their goods and services. Click here to see more....

More recently we hosted 45 like minded young people to enjoy a morning of target shooting with .22 cal rifles as well as a few larger calibres. Click for Photos

 

 

About Us

Southern Vales Practical Shooting League Inc. (SVPSL Inc.) was formed in 1986 with some of the original founding members still active in the club today.

Ours is a sporting firearms shooting club which practises the discipline of IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) in handgun, rifle and shotgun and we adhere to the official IPSC International Rule Book. SVPSL Inc. is South Australia's largest club of its type with members from all walks of life, including students, doctors, tradesmen, public servants, business owners, ladies, juniors, seniors and entire families.

SVPSL Inc is affiliated to IPSC (SA) Inc. which is the governing body for the Section of South Australia and comes under the Regional Direction of IPSC Australia Inc. IPSC Australia Inc. is affiliated to the IPSC World Body and is our governing body and the organisation recognised by the Australian Government for the management and regulation of the sport of Practical Shooting in Australia.

Practical shooting is an International competition that is held on all continents of the world, with local, state, national, regional, international and World championships happening on a regular basis. It is controlled Internationally by the IPSC World Body, with national and regional committees organising local membership and competitions.

In Practical competition, a variety of target types are used including paper and steel, stationary and moving. One of the attractions to the sport is that the courses of fire vary constantly with the arrangement of the targets and shooting scenarios.  Stages, or courses of fire are constructed and changed from competition to competition and each week SVPSL Inc. features 5 different courses of fire set up on any of our 16 gazetted shooting ranges.

All participants (male, female, juniors & veterans) compete together over exactly the same stages, with the same rules and the same scoring procedures.

Only one competitor at a time shoots a stage. At all times this competitor is under the direct observation and control of a Range Officer whose primary task is to enforce the match safety rules. Practical shooting is a safe sport, and IPSC rules and procedures will ensure that this continues.

In Australia, Practical hand gun competition is for centre-fire pistols and revolvers of calibres from 9mm to .38. Stages are usually started with the pistol holstered on the belt. The competitor commences the course of fire under the instruction of the Range Officer, often reloading the firearm during the stage. On completion of the stage, the competitor unloads and clears the firearm under supervision of the Range Officer who then confirms the firearm is unloaded and placed safely back into its holster.

IPSC Competition is also held for rifle and shotgun in Standard and Open Divisions and uses a variety of targets from steel "pepper poppers", round and square steel plates as well as paper targets like the one shown below.   Click for a graphic and dimensions of this target

 

 

IPSC "Classic" paper target used in Australia

Below are an example of the firearms used in IPSC Competition.

(Click on a gun for a larger view)

                                   

            IPSC Open Division " Racegun"                                                                                      IPSC " Standard Division" Handgun

 

                                         

                                                                          Typical "Production Division  Firearms                     

 

                            

                            Revolver Standard Division                                                                           CLASSIC DIVISION - 1911A Pistol

 

                           

                          IPSC  Standard Shotgun DIvision                        

 

                                                                                                                               Open Rifle Division

 

 

 

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