Win an amazing Blaser R8 Professional Success worth over £3,650 in our exclusive competition

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We are thrilled to be teaming up with Blaser to offer this sensational prize: a Blaser R8 Professional Success with brown stock, black elastomer inlays, and fluted barrel with a threaded muzzle.

Blaser’s R8 Professional Success has fast become one of the most desirable rifles on the planet, combining Blaser’s legendary accuracy with a revolutionary stock design to further aid shooting comfort and performance. The straight-pull bolts means rapid reloading while the detachable trigger and magazine delivers crisp pulls and added security.

Compact, huntable and engineered to the highest standards, the R8 Professional Success will help you maximise your hunting success.

So how do you win? One of the biggest challenges we face as shooters is making people understand why our sport is still relevant in the modern world. We know how invested hunters are in our wild spaces, the passion they have for conservation and the close link they have with the food they put on the table… but we want you to tell us what makes you tick as a 21st-century hunter.

So the task Blaser have set you is to tell us, in no more than 100 words, your answer to the following statement:

“Hunting has a place in society because…”

Send your entry to the following email address: and don’t forget to include your name, address and telephone number. The best entries will be published on the Sporting Shooter website and at with our top ten and the winner published in the magazine. The voting panel will consist of the editorial team at Sporting Shooter and senior staff from Blaser Sporting and Blaser. Good luck!

Terms and conditions:

The closing date for this competition is 31 August 2015

Usual Archant Ts and Cs apply. For full terms and conditions send an SAE to Sporting Shooter, 2-6 Easthampstead Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2EG.


Only one entry per person

Entrants agree that their contributions can be published in print and online

The winner must supply proof of a suitable and valid firearms certificate

UK Firearms Certificate holders only

There is no cash alternative

The prize is not transferrable

The panel’s decision is final