News

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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2017-09-28

ISSF State Championships

The Geraldton Pistol Club hosted the 2017 ISSF State Championships over the September long weekend.  There was some top class shooting on display, particularly in the finals.  Match winners included Scott Anderson, Stephanie De Jong, Mike Knapp, Mike Giustiniano, Rowan Daw, Chris Pryor, Ju.....

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2017-09-10

Northams First Open

On 9th September Northam Pistol Club hosted a Black Powder open.  17 competitors made the journey to compete.  This was a brave undertaking by the Northam club because their members don't shoot black powder.  Judge Hardy Friehe assisted with advice leading up to the event and on .....

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2017-09-10

WA1500 State Championships

The State Championships for World Association 1500 match were held at Whiteman Park on 27th August.  There were 17 competitors including a strong contingent from Port Bouvard. The Revolver event was won by Linda Jekel, fresh from her return from the World Championship in Germany, with a score o.....

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2017-08-22

Linda Wins In Germany

Competing in the Australian Team at the WA1500 World Championships in Alsfeld Germany, Perth shooter Linda Jekel has won the title of Top Lady in both Revolver and Pistol events. Linda was only one point ahead of team mate Marnie Jones from New South Wales in Revolver, and six points .....

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2017-08-14

Nikita To Compete In Japan

Whiteman Park member Nikita Mawhirt returns this week from Hungary after competing in the 2017 Youth A and Junior (Under 21) Pentathlon World Championships. Nikita and the other Australian team members were left borrowing pistols to train and compete when their personal pistols weren’t release.....

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2017-08-14

Black Powder State Championships

Smoke, Sparks and Dry Powder With bad seasonal weather forecast on Saturday, competitors kept their powder dry and with some very close competition a successful Black Powder State Championships was held at the Cockburn Fremantle Pistol Club. Mike Giustiniano, a relative newcomer to Black Powder comp.....

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