SBFTC is keen to introduce juniors and welcome them as early as possible to shooting in a controlled and responsible environment, full size rifles are unwieldy and we cannot compromise their own safety or that of other members.
We welcome junior members to the club
They must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a parent or guardian over the age of 21.
Although between the ages of 14 and 17 minors are permitted to shoot air rifles unsupervised on private premises where they have permission, SBFTC cannot under any circumstances assume responsibility for their supervision.
There is no lower limit on age, the deciding factor will be an assessment of their ability to handle an air rifle safely, although it is felt that 10 is generally the lower limit for both physical attributes, and more importantly the understanding that air rifles have the potential to be dangerous. This decision will be made by a club officer and reviewed periodically.
Membership & range fees for Juniors is half the adult rate.
There are specific laws that relate to under 18's and air guns. It is recommended that you read the