The Portsmouth and District Smallbore Rifle and Pistol Association's objective is to promote the sport of smallbore rifle, air weapons and sports rifle shooting among its' affiliated clubs.

The association consists of 10 clubs which range from Sarisbury in the West to Chichester in the East and West Meon to the North of the district.

The association operates a shoulder to shoulder league in the winter months with the addition of cup competitions. Usually at the end of the winter season a disc breaking competition (speed shoot) is held. There is also a summer postal competition and Outdoor meeting.

The association also competes in Inter Area competitions with the neighbouring Southampton and Worthing Leagues. A team is selected from the affiliated clubs to represent the association in these competitions.