All members should familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations which apply to Ireland Team members.

Any queries regarding leader boards should be sent to statistical@ictsa.ie

To qualify for a team place in 2019, ALL team members will be required to provide proof of the necessary permit for each event. When completing the team acceptance form you will be required to show a copy of your firearms permit for the country you are attending.


43rd Olympic Trap HCIT NCSC Bisley Camp, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey. England on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August 2019.

The post-Tournament banquet will take place at:

Doubletree by Hilton

Victoria Way,


GU21 8EW


Tel: 01482 221000

Selection procedure for the HCIT in Olympic Trap 2019 is as follows:

From 1st September 2018 to cut off point on 28th July 2019 4 best scores plus best two of three two day selection shoots. 800 targets to count in total for seniors.

Only one score can be counted from a Non ICTSA Event. With no more than two scores to count from any one ground (excluding best 2 of 3 possible selection shoots, so a shooter can count best selection shoot plus 2 other scores from the ground where the best selection shoot score was generated)

Selection shoots: 200 targets (Saturday score + Sunday score combined) from either

Knocknagoshel (29/06/2019 and 30/06/1019)

or Logues hill (22/06/2019 and 23/06/2019)

or Courtlough (27/07/2019 and 28/07/2019).

The highest score from two of these two-day shoots will be used as each shooter’s selection shoot score but any other scores from the remaining 4 shoots will be added to the leaderboard in the normal way.

Ladies, juniors, vets and super vets:

The same format will be used as per the senior’s format above.

ISSF Selection shoot procedures for 2019 ISSF/ESC Olympic Trap events. Where there are sufficient ladies shooting for selection a separate ladies final shall be held.

All 2019 events will have a relevant corresponding single day 100 target selection shoot with a Current ISSF Format Trap final for the top 6 qualifiers, the final to be run as per current ISSF Trap Final Format Rules.

Scores from qualification rounds will be not be carried into final. The winner of the final will be awarded first available team place, and second place awarded the next available place and third the next available place.

When all team places are allocated through the scoring placement mechanism then the next highest score will be awarded the opportunity to shoot at the targeted event in an MQS position if there are MQS places at the targeted event.

In the event of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, place not wishing to accept a team place then the place will be offered to subsequent placed shooters in the final.

All shooters participating in the selection shoot are to hold an ISSF Athlete number at the time of the selection shoot competition. Failure to have an ISSF number at the time of selection event will exclude entry to the finals competition.

Any person wishing to take up a team position at an ISSF/ESC event must have shot at least one MCS (Minimum consideration score) of 86 (in Ireland) or (90) abroad in the previous calendar year.

Only 24gram shot loads are permissible for use in ISSF/ESC selection shoot competitions.

*All Sport Ireland Carded Athletes are deemed pre-selected to attend all ISSF World Cups, World Championships and ESC, European Championship Events in their relevant discipline.

** The ICTSA executive committee reserves the right to decline a team place to any shooter at ISSF World Championships and ESC European Championship Event where the aim of participation at these events will be to field the strongest team possible to afford the best chances of medal success.