Northern Ireland Federation of Shooting Sports (NIFSS)

The Northern Ireland Federation of Shooting Sports (NIFSS) is the lead organisation for shooting in Northern Ireland for the purposes of managing the Investing in Performance Sport, Athlete Support Programme and any future Sport NI investment programmes.


NIFSS aim to promote and develop the sport of competitive target shooting in Northern Ireland as represented worldwide by The International Confederation of Full-bore Rifle Associations and The International Shooting Sport Federation.

NIFSS acts as a conduit to enhance the sport through taking responsibility for areas such as athlete development, coaching development, facility development and licensing, press and legal issues.

nifss comprises the following cgoverning bodies of the target shooting sports in northern ireland

  • The Small-bore Shooting Union of Northern Ireland
  • The Ulster Clay Pigeon Shooting Association
  • The Ulster Rifle Association