The Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club caters for a full range of competition shooting events including silhouette prone rifle and also Olympic style target shooting with rifle and pistol.

On the outdoor ranges .22 calibre rifles and .22 up to .38 calibre pistols are used. Air rifles and air pistols are used on the indoor ranges.

Recent News

  • COVID-19 Stage 2 Update The Maryborough Rifle Championships, which were due to be held next weekend (13-14 June) are cancelled due to COVID-19.  Despite the Stage 2 restrictions coming into effect yesterday (1 June), running a prize meeting with a limitation of 20 people on the premises is not feasible.The Fraser Coast Show in May was also cancelled and for the first time in 42 years the club did not run it's annual food stall at the show, our main fundraiser for the year.  Planning for an open day/come-n-try has also been put on hold for the time being.  This has meant a slow start to a year the club was expecting to be one of it ...
    Posted 2 Jun 2020, 04:30 by Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club
  • We're Back! The official re-opening of our Walker St range was held 18 February 2020 and was attended by Queensland Target Sports President Jamie Webb, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O'brien and Councilor Denis Chapman.Normal club shooting has resumed as per the calendar.This year the club will also be hosting three prize shoots:Maryborough Rifle Championships (June)Maryborough Master Games (October)Maryborough Pistol Championships (October or November, date TBA).There will also be a come and try day held later this year for new shooters. Date TBA.
    Posted 27 Feb 2020, 04:00 by Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club
  • Council Approval Today we have been advised by Fraser Coast Council that we have approval to commence using our ranges for shooting. We are awaiting formal notification of this which we hope to receive in the very near future. A club meeting has been set for Sunday 2nd February, 1:30pm to discuss the shooting programme calender.  Hope to see as many members at that meeting so you can have an input to our calender.
    Posted 16 Jan 2020, 03:08 by Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club
  • Latest Progress on Range Reopening We have received Weapons Licensing approval from Police for the bottom range and top range.  We are now waiting for the Full Bore Club to have a second inspection of their range.  Once they have their approval, both clubs will seek approval from Fraser Coast Council for permission to commence shooting.  The estimated start shooting date is now February 2020.The prize shoots for this year will be held on the following dates:Wide Bay Championships 13 & 14 June 2020Maryborough Masters Games 17 & 18 October 2020
    Posted 8 Jan 2020, 19:47 by Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club
  • Masters Games 2019 - CANCELLED We regret to advise that we have decided to cancel this years Masters Games shoot.As you are aware there is substantial earthworks and maintenance works to be completed and we are putting all or effort and time into getting this completed so that we can get our Ranges reopened as soon as we can.When we do reopen we are considering holding a special event to mark the occasion and we will keep you informed of progress and information.Thanks to all the Members who have been working to get this done.
    Posted 11 Sep 2019, 00:59 by Maryborough Rifle and Pistol Club
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