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2018-04-11

WAPA At The Comm Games

Shooting Australia has been using WAPA's laser equipment for their "Come and Try" stall at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. There has been a real positive response as spectators can for the first time try their hand at pistol shooting at the Belmont shooting complex. Over 650 people have had .....

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2018-03-24

Cooking Snags At Bunnings

To raise some funds for the club, members of Whiteman Park International Pistol Club held a sausage sizzle at the front of Bunnings in Malaga on a Saturday in February. The volunteers were arranged in shifts of 2 hours, and by all accounts it was hard work and very busy. In the end approximately $13.....

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2018-03-01

PA Nationals Winds Up

The 61st Pistol Australia National Championships started at Whiteman Park on March 1st with the Black Power 50m and WA1500 Pistol events. The competition was opened by the Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA, Minister for Police and Road Safety.  Before getting a tour of the range complex the Minister no.....

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2018-02-25

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay

Nominated by their peers for achievements and contributions to their community, Australian athletes are carrying the Queen’s Baton in a relay as it makes its way around various locations in Australia before finishing in Queensland for the start of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. WA Shooters Mike .....

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2018-02-17

RAC Sports Star Awards

WAPA nominated our world champion shooter Linda Jekel for the RAC Sports Star of the year awards.  A number of Linda's fellow shooters and friends paid to attend the awards night which was held at the Optus Stadium and televised live on the evening of 8th February. Linda was up against some ver.....

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2018-02-04

Linda Makes Local Newspaper

It was good to see an article in the Eastern Reporter (part of the Community News group) about WAPA shooter Linda Jekel and her successes in 2017.  The article makes mention of her world championship results and her nomination to the RAC Sports Star of the year award. You can view the article o.....

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2018-01-26

WA State Team Announced

The team representing WA at the Pistol Australia National Championships has been announced.  They are: Leo Caratti Max Wray Jeremy Kozak Mike Knapp Linda Jekel Dom Ciccotosto These shooters will be competiting at Whiteman Park on March 1st to 4th, in the Service, Black Powder and WA1500 events......

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2017-12-10

Kalgoorlie Boulder Rises

The Kalgoorlie Boulder Pistol Club has been a part of the target pistol scene for many decades, but they have had a rough run over the last few years. The advent of FIFO work affected their membership numbers, as was probably the case for many clubs in mining areas.  Then a few years back they .....

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2017-12-10

WASA Sport Star Award Night

The West Australian Shooting Association Sports Star of the Year award presentation was held at Whiteman Park last night.  The annual event is when all shooting and archery sports come together to recognise their champions. WAPA had three nominees this year: Mike Knapp was nominated in the Seni.....

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2017-12-02

Ladies Day At Boyup Brook

It had been spoken about for several years but never eventuated until this Saturday, 18th November – a Ladies Day at the Boyup Brook Pistol Club.  The invites had gone out far and wide, put on facebook, spoken about locally.  A few people had expressed an interest but whether any act.....

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2017-10-05

Koorda Show

The Koorda Pistol Club, with the support of the WAPA conducted a demonstration with Laser Pistols at the annual Koorda Agricultural Show on 2 September, 2017. The show was attended by just over 1,500 people and approximately 220 of those had some interaction with the Laser Demonstration.  The d.....

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