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GREAT BRITISH SHOOTING AWARDS 2024 – SHORTLIST

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Celebrate the British Shooting Industry


Shooting Apparel of the Year
From technical to tweed, suits to socks – clothing and footwear designed specifically for the shooting market. All types of shooting – stalking, game, clay or target – and all price points considered.   

  • Beretta Full Mesh Vest – Ebony & Ice Grey
  • Dedito Moorland Boots
  • Harkila Pro Hunter Shooting GTX Jacket
  • Le Chameau Mouflon 2.0 Extreme
  • Seeland Avail Sweatshirt


RIFLE AMMUNIA OF THE YEAR
This category includes metallic rounds that are used for hunting, competitions or training. We’re interested in knowing about models, brands and calibres which have performed well.

  • Hornady.243 Win – 80 gr. CX Outfitter®
  • Norma Silencer Series
  • Sako Blade
  • Winchester Extreme Point Copper Impact


SHOTGUN AMMUNITION of the Year
The second category of ammunition celebrates all types of shotgun cartridges from pigeon and driven game to clay cartridges. If it’s used and loved by the shooting public, it deserves to be nominated.  

  • B&P Privilege Game Range
  • Gamebore Black Gold UER
  • Hull Superfast
  • Winchester X2 steel


OPTICS OF THE YEAR (OVER £1,000)
We celebrate the top-end optical products released in the year to September 2023 that run on traditional glass – be it a riflescope, binoculars, rangefinder or spotter. All countries of origin will be considered.

  • Element Theos 6-36×56
  • Hawke Frontier 34mm Rifle Scope
  • Steiner Ranger 8 4-32 x56
  • Swarovski ATC 17-40×56 Spotting Scope
  • Zeiss LRP Riflescope


OPTICS OF THE YEAR (UNDER £1,000)
The very best of budget optics that really do the job and don’t break the bank. Once again, all optics that run on traditional glass are welcomed, as long as they don’t break the £1,000 mark.

  • Burris Veracity PH
  • Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30x56mm
  • Element Helix HD 2-16×50
  • Hawke Prism Sight
  • Vortex Triumph HD 10×42 Binoculars


NIGHT VISION PRODUCT OF THE YEAR (OVER £1,500)
Focus on top-end products in night vision, including digital, thermal, and image intensifiers. What product is the most innovative and has pushed the limits the most?

  • Hikmicro Condor CQ50L
  • Hikicro Condor CQ35L thermal imager
  • InfiRay Outdoor Tube Series TH50 V2
  • Pulsar Merger LRF XL50
  • Pulsar Telos LRF XP50


NIGHT VISION PRODUCT OF THE YEAR (UNDER £1,500)
Here are the best NV products for your money. Once again, all image intensifiers, digital and thermals welcome, as long as they don’t break the £1,500 mark.

  • Hikmicro Thunder 2.0 TE19 
  • InfiRay Outdoor Tube NV TD70L V2
  • Pard DS35 GEN 2
  • Pixfra Ranger R635
  • Sightmark Wraith 4k Max


Airgun of the year
Celebrating the variety in the airgun market – rifles and pistols; PCPs, springers, gas rams and CO2; hunting guns, plinkers, 10-metre and FT. Which airgun is the most popular with its target market, and why?

  • AirArms AirArms Ti-50
  • FX Dynamic
  • HW100 KT Adjustable Laminate
  • Lee Enfield/JTS Airacuda Max
  • Reximex Lra


Rifle of the Year
From .22LR up, we want the live-firing rifle that’s dominated the market for its intended use, whether that’s stalking, foxing or long-range targets. All price points eligible but it’s factory rifles only.

  • Browning Maral 4X
  • Bergara Wilderness Thumbhole
  • CZ 457 CZ Carbon
  • Sako 90
  • Schmeisser 9mm Straight Pull


SHOTGUN DU YEAR
Over-and-under, side-by-side or semi-auto – we’re looking for the shotgun that’s had the most success in its market, whether that’s winning international medals or attracting newcomers to shooting. Any gauge of game or clay guns is eligible. Factory guns only but at all price levels.

  • ATA SP Pro 12 Competition
  • Benelli M2 Cerakote
  • Browning Ultra-XS Pro The Crown
  • Caesar Guerini Invictus iX GS
  • Zoli One


GAMEKEEPER AWARDS
Recognizing the daily work of gamekeepers who are at the forefront of land management. No matter what the size or type of estate, we are looking for stories that demonstrate the relationship between conservation and shooting.

  • Public Vote


PROFESSIONAL SLALKER OF YEAR
For an outstanding UK-based stalker – all species and parts of the country considered equally – who provides good PR for shooting, always puts a smile on clients’ faces, and knows deer management is about much more than pulling a trigger.

  • Public Vote


GUNDOG TRAINER OF THE YEAR
This award is given to recognize the most outstanding contribution made to the world by gundog trainers.

  • Public Vote


A CONTRIBUTION OUTSTANDING TO CONSERVATION
This award is given to recognize the most outstanding contribution made to the world by gundog trainers.

  • Pauline Hurt and Robin Hurt at the Habitat for rhino project
  • Tarquin Miller Drake
  • Richard Negus
  • George Ponsonby
  • John Rigby & Co. with the Dagga Boy Award

 

Innovative Product of the year
The category recognizes innovative products on the shooting market. Ammunition, apparel, optics, firearms, accessories, and products not covered in any other category are eligible – as long as they have really caused a stir. We’re looking for products that are set to play a big part in the future of fieldsports.

  • Hikmicro Habrok HQ35L
  • Fortis® Pro Technical Tweed (Pro TT)
  • FX Ballistic Chronograph
  • Pulsar Telos LRF XP50
  • Raffaello AI BE.S.T. Limited Edition

 Retailer of the Year

  • Public voting with top 3 shortlisted.

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