ARA is 22 rimfire benchrest shooting. Any firearm chambered for .22 Long Rifle cartridge may be used. Any rest can be used to shoot on from the bench. One piece rest, separate front and rear rest or sandbags may be used. An ARA target consists of 25 record bulls, upon which one shot per bull is shot for score within a maximum of 20 minutes. The distance from the forward edge of the bench to the target shall be a minimum of 50 yards.
For more information on the sport of .22 Benchrest Shooting go to: ara.benchrest.net