News

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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2017-11-27

Media Officer Joins The WAPA Team

Having received feedback from members that we need to do more promotion of the sport, WAPA is pleased to welcome Shayling Ngo as our media officer.  Shay's role is to develop and execute an effective marketing strategy in the hopes of raising the profile of pistol shooting through positive medi.....

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2017-11-22

Action Nationals In Perth

The 29th Pistol Australia "Action Pistol National Championships" got underway today at Whiteman Park International Pistol Club.  47 of the best Action Pistol shooters from around Australia are competing over 4 days.  The event was formally opened by the club Patron Mr Murray Alexander.....

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2017-11-20

Action Pistol State Champs

The 2017 Action Pistol State Championships were held the weekend before the National Championships at Whiteman Park to give visiting shooters the chance to make the most of the trip and get some practice.  Conditions on the range were perfect for great scores. 22 interstate visitors filled out .....

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2017-11-05

School Program Begins

Having talked about such a program for years, WAPA has finally commenced the introduction of laser pistol to high school PE programs. The first full day of the schools programme took place at the Ellenbrook Secondary School in October.  The State Coaching Director Murray Bow, assisted by two ot.....

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2017-10-17

ABC News Article

The ABC recently published on its website an article titled "Sport, hunting, unwinding: Why many gun owners are hanging on to their firearms". It features shooters from a number of different sports explaining why they like the sport.  Whiteman Park WAPA member Ivor Knight is featured. It is ref.....

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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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