It happened in MAY

… through May there were some great achievements that should be acknowledged..

Shaun – winner Match Rifle

Firstly to congratulate Shaun Wingrove on winning the 2019 NSW Match Rifle Championships at Ungarie on the 4/5 May. The event provided an opportunity for many to tune their skills as part of the Australian Team which will compete in the match rifle event at Bisley (England) in July 2019.

It was a big day on Saturday 18 May for Canberra and Bungendore Clubs taking part in the Shooting AustraliaCome and Try‘ day.  Thankyou to everyone for your help and the friendly atmosphere created for the many visitors. Whether it was coaching, cooking, cleaning up around the club house or simply talking to our visitors, it was much appreciated and goes to show what a vibrant association we have for future members to enjoy.

Graham – presented with the 1 RAR Trophy

Finally congratulations to Graham Aitchison who took out the Grand Aggregate in the NQRA Queens. He finished 5th in the Queen, 2nd in the Wilson and won the 1 RAR markers trophy.

Cedric May also competing at the NQRA finished 7th in FTR-A in the Grand aggregate and 10th in the Queens.

Well done to all.

National Come and Try May

Come & Try May
Date: 18 May 2019
Time: 9.00AM and 11.00AM

This is an event that is being coordinated by Shooting Australia to promote the various shooting disciplines of shooting sports across Australia.

ACT Full Bore Target Rifle (ACTFBTR) will be involved and it represents an excellent opportunity to come along, introduce a friend, colleague or a family member to fullbore target shooting.

Come and try May‘ has all the information about this Shooting Australia initiative to grow our sport.

Victorian Championships

Dave Phipps (2nd from the left) with the other winners

A number of ACT shooters have been competing in the ACT Victorian Championships held in Bendigo that finished Sunday 14 May 2019.

Congratulations to Dave Phipps who won F Standard A grade in the Queens and placed 3rd in the Grand Aggregate Championship.
 
Congratulations also to Donna Negus shooting Target Rifle and finishing 4th overall with a score of 398.46 behind the winner James Corbett on 398.57. 
 
Congratulations as well to Chris Bourke who came third in Target rifle C Grade and won the Grand Aggregate for C Grade.
 

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ANZAC Day – .303 Shoot

McINTOSH RIFLE RANGE
MAJURA – adjacent to the SSAA RANGE
SUNDAY – 28 APRIL 2019

      • 11:00am start
      • Registration from 10:00am and closes 10.45am sharp
      • Deliberate – Snap – Rapid course of fire
      • Entry Fee: $25
      • Bring: water, optics, ear protection, sunscreen, pen, groundsheet or shooting mat and a hat
      • BBQ lunch ….(see full program)