We at Sigma, intend to maintain high levels of security and to some extent anonymity. At the same time we wish to promote the sport of target shooting and from time to time we have vacancies for new members. To this aim, names and addresses of club members and officials have been deliberately omitted from this website, we apologise if this causes any inconvenience.
We have tried to ensure that you can contact us via this website for any information. Alternatively, written contact can be made through the National Rifle Association where they will redirect your enquiry to us.
For information on any aspect of the Sigma Rifle and Pistol Club, please complete your contact details above. Please include a landline telephone number so that we can contact you to discuss your enquiry promptly and in more detail.
Before you will be allowed to handle or use firearms with us or any other club you will be required to sign a declaration that your are not a 'Prohibited Person' under Section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968, see below.
Q: What is a prohibited person?
A: Section 21, Firearms Act, 1968 sets out restrictions on the possession of firearms by certain categories of persons convicted of crime. A person who has been sentenced to preventive detention or to imprisonment or to corrective training for a term of three years or more; or who has been sentenced to be detained in a young offenders' institution in Scotland, shall not, at any time, have a firearm or ammunition in his possession. This means for life and includes all firearms, even air weapons, air gun pellets and shotgun ammunition.
A person who has been sentenced to borstal training, to corrective training for less than three years, or to imprisonment for a term of three months or more, but less than three years; or who has been sentenced to be detained for such a term in a detention centre or in a young offenders' institution in Scotland, shall not at any time before the expiration of a period of five years, from the date of his release, have a firearm or ammunition in his possession.
It is also an offence for a person to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to, or repair, test or prove a firearm or ammunition for, a person whom he knows or has reasonable grounds for believing to be prohibited from having a firearm or ammunition in his possession.