Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1912 Handbook - Rifle Shot


Pass tests in judging distances 300 and 600 yards.

Miniature rifle shooting, any position.

N.R.A. target, 20 yards at 15 or 25 yards.  80 out of 100.

1918 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards, or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards.  Or,

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole with determine the value of the shot. 

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance -

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1919 POR - Rifle Shot


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards, or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards.  Or,

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used bay be any single loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases, "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance -

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Rifle Shot Badge

A Guide must pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1921 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1924 POR - Rifle Shot Badge

Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Rifle Shot Badge

Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Rifle Shot Badge

Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1930 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Rifle Shot

A Guide must pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1931 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1932 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Rifle Shot Badge

Pass tests in rifle shooting on a miniature range.

With 20 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either 200 yards, 500 yards or 600 yards, National Rifle Association Targets.  (Bull or Figure) reduced to 15 yards, 20 yards, or 25 yards. 

Or

With 10 rounds, 80 points out of a possible 100 points at either a 15-yards, 20-yards, or 25-yards N.R.A. or S.M.R.C. decimal target.

The rifle used may be any single-loading rifle taking ammunition not larger than .230, or an air gun taking ammunition not larger than .250.

If a miniature or air gun is used, the position of the centre of the shot-hole will determine the value of the shot.

In all cases "any" position is allowed.

Judging Distance:

Must judge distance on unknown ground (five trials up to 300 yards, five between 300 and 600 yards); average error on ten trials not to be more than 25 per cent.

1935 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


1) Fire any one of the six alternative tests three times, etiher concurrently or preferably on different dates, and on each occasion obtain not less than the minimum score indicated.

Edge of shot hole nearest to centre of target to decide value of hit.

Small Bore Rifle (.22-inch).  Any single loading type, any sights except telescopic; position prone; sling may be used.  

Twenty shots at two cards at any of the following ranges: 

Test 1 - distance 100 yds, minimum score 130, Targets S. M. R. C. Match.

Test 2 - distance 50 yds, minimum score 140, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 3 - distance 25 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 4 - distance 20 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 5 - distance 15 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Air Rifle (.177 inch).  Any single loading type: position standing or prone; sling may be used.  Twenty shots at two cards at the following range: 

Test 6 - distance 6 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. 5-Bull Air Rifle

N. B. - When using air rifles care must be taken to fix the targets so that the pellets do not rebound to the danger of the firer's eyes.

2. Know the usual safety-first rules for rifle shooting and have an elementary knowledge of the action, and adjust the essential parts, which are liable to work loose.

3. Know and have noted the sight reading for various standard ranges, and have a knowledge of the flight of the bullet and its damaging power.

4. Demonstrate how to clean the rifle.

Note to Examiner - The candidate must adjust her sights herself, the sights previously having been altered off the centre of the bulls-eye.  After adjusting her sights, the candidate should be allowed not more than ten sighting shots.

1938 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


1) Fire any one of the six alternative tests three times, etiher concurrently or preferably on different dates, and on each occasion obtain not less than the minimum score indicated.

Edge of shot hole nearest to centre of target to decide value of hit.

Small Bore Rifle (.22-inch).  Any single loading type, any sights except telescopic; position prone; sling may be used.  

Twenty shots at two cards at any of the following ranges: 

Test 1 - distance 100 yds, minimum score 130, Targets S. M. R. C. Match.

Test 2 - distance 50 yds, minimum score 140, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 3 - distance 25 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 4 - distance 20 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 5 - distance 15 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Air Rifle (.177 inch).  Any single loading type: position standing or prone; sling may be used.  Twenty shots at two cards at the following range: 

Test 6 - distance 6 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. 5-Bull Air Rifle

N. B. - When using air rifles care must be taken to fix the targets so that the pellets do not rebound to the danger of the firer's eyes.

2. Know the usual safety-first rules for rifle shooting and have an elementary knowledge of the action, and adjust the essential parts, which are liable to work loose.

3. Know and have noted the sight reading for various standard ranges, and have a knowledge of the flight of the bullet and its damaging power.

4. Demonstrate how to clean the rifle.

Note to Examiner - The candidate must adjust her sights herself, the sights previously having been altered off the centre of the bulls-eye.  After adjusting her sights, the candidate should be allowed not more than ten sighting shots.

Precautions - In no circumstances should shooting take place except on an officially approved range, and then only under strict supervision.

1939 POR - Rifle Shot Badge


1) Fire any one of the six alternative tests three times, etiher concurrently or preferably on different dates, and on each occasion obtain not less than the minimum score indicated.

Edge of shot hole nearest to centre of target to decide value of hit.

Small Bore Rifle (.22-inch).  Any single loading type, any sights except telescopic; position prone; sling may be used.  

Twenty shots at two cards at any of the following ranges: 

Test 1 - distance 100 yds, minimum score 130, Targets S. M. R. C. Match.

Test 2 - distance 50 yds, minimum score 140, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 3 - distance 25 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 4 - distance 20 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Test 5 - distance 15 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. Match

Air Rifle (.177 inch).  Any single loading type: position standing or prone; sling may be used.  Twenty shots at two cards at the following range: 

Test 6 - distance 6 yds, minimum score 150, Targets S. M. R. C. 5-Bull Air Rifle

N. B. - When using air rifles care must be taken to fix the targets so that the pellets do not rebound to the danger of the firer's eyes.

2. Know the usual safety-first rules for rifle shooting and have an elementary knowledge of the action, and adjust the essential parts, which are liable to work loose.

3. Know and have noted the sight reading for various standard ranges, and have a knowledge of the flight of the bullet and its damaging power.

4. Demonstrate how to clean the rifle.

Note to Examiner - The candidate must adjust her sights herself, the sights previously having been altered off the centre of the bulls-eye.  After adjusting her sights, the candidate should be allowed not more than ten sighting shots.

Precautions - In no circumstances should shooting take place except on an officially approved range, and then only under strict supervision.

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