• UKARA & The Law


    What is UKARA?

    UKARA was formed as a response to the drafting of the Violent Crime Reduction Bill in 2006 which later became an Act of Parliament.

    UKARA is an association of UK Airsoft Retailers brought together to protect themselves from prosecution and enable a safe method of selling Realistic Imitation Firearms ( RiF's ) to the largest of the permitted purchaser groups in the UK; - Airsoft Players.

    The onus is on the seller of a RiF to make sure they only sell to a legitimate purchaser, prosecution could result as a failure to do this.

    The Governments desire was to have a third party system in place which would track sales to legitimate purchasers of RiF's, checking their eligibility.

    UKARA interest was to provide such a system and make it free to sites and players, and as inclusive as possible for the future of their market, without which they would not exist.

    This has benefited all players and game sites, as it has produced a framework acceptable to the Government to allow Airsoft as a sport to remain viable.

    The UKARA database keeps a record of all participating Airsoft players and game sites, and is used by retailers and the UKBA for verification of sales and imports.

    This information is valid directly from http://www.ukara.org.uk/

    R.I.F.T. Airsoft is UKARA Registered & can Register Players onto the UKARA DAtabase.

    PLEASE NOTE: Site Membership IS required.
    Purchasing Membership does NOT AUTOMATICALLY entitle any player with the defense to purchase a RIF. All players must play 3 Games in no less than two months to Qualify for UKARA.
    Membership includes discounts & other benefits.

  • R.I.F.T. Event Dates

    Game Bookings typically
    Open 10-14 Days before
    the Event Date......

    Quick link: SITE INFO & BOOKING:
    When a Game Date is Open,
    Please click the GREEN Bar Below:

    ------------------------------------- DECEMBER

    SUNDAY 15th of December
    "The VILLAGE"
    (near Royston)
    Hertfordshire
    "Open Crimbo Skirmish!"
    SG8 5JS

    SUNDAY 15th of December
    "REDCON-2"
    Abingdon
    Oxfordshire
    "Tactical Crimbo Skirmish"
    OX13 6BX

    SUNDAY 22nd of December
    "CHRISTMAS TIME!"
    Fancy Dress--PRIZES-X-MAS GAMES!
    "Com's Site 3"
    Chipping Warden
    (near Banbury)
    OX17 1LZ

    SUNDAY 29th of December
    "NEW YEAR BASH!"
    Low Player Cap - Alternative Games!
    "Com's Site 3"
    Chipping Warden
    (near Banbury)
    OX17 1LZ

    ------------------------------------- JANUARY

    SUNDAY 5th of January
    "Open Skirmish"
    "The BOMB DUMP"
    HAMPSHIRE
    (near BAndover)
    SO20 8DY

    SUNDAY 5th of January
    "The VILLAGE"
    (near Royston)
    Hertfordshire
    "Open Skirmish"
    SG8 5JS

    SUNDAY 12th of January
    "Open Skirmish"
    "Com's Site 3"
    Chipping Warden
    (near Banbury)
    OX17 1LZ

    SUNDAY 19th of January
    "The VILLAGE"
    (near Royston)
    Hertfordshire
    "Open Skirmish"
    SG8 5JS

    SUNDAY 19th of January
    "REDCON-2"
    Abingdon
    Oxfordshire
    "Tactical Skirmish"
    OX13 6BX

    SUNDAY 26th of January
    "Open Skirmish"
    "Com's Site 3"
    Chipping Warden
    (near Banbury)
    OX17 1LZ

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    NEW DATES ADDED
    MONTH BY MONTH

    Please Note:
    PMR Radios are permitted for
    use on our Sites.
    Licensed Radios must comply
    to UK regulations.