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2018-10-28

Seniors Have A Go Day

WAPA was at the annual Have a Go Day organised by the Seniors Recreation Council of WA, on Wednesday 14th November. A number of volunteers showcased our sport to potential members.  The laser pistols gave them a taste of what pistol shooting is about.  An estimated 14000 people were a.....

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2018-10-25

WAPA At The Shot Expo

For the second time WAPA had a presence at the recent SSAA Shot Expo, sharing a stand with the West Australian Shooting Association and the WA Smallbore Rifle Association over the two days of the show.  It was a very busy event with lots of interest from people of all ages, who were mostly alre.....

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2018-09-29

ISSF State Champs

The ISSF State Championships were held at Cockburn Fremantle Pistol Club over the September long weekend.  It was well attended with competitors from Northam, Bunbury, Warren, Port Bouvard, Busselton, Geraldton and Rhein Donau in addition to the major city clubs.  Exciting finals were held.....

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2018-09-29

Para Sport Talent Search

The Australian Paralympic Committee on Sunday 9th Sept undertook a Para-Sport talent search event at the Herb Graham Recreation Centre Mirrabooka. WAPA were invited to promote our sport and using the laser equipment those participating were able to experience pistol shooting.   Just as mos.....

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2018-09-29

Koorda Show

On the 1st of September the Koorda Pistol Club again had a presence at the annual Koorda show to recruit members.  Two laser pistols were set up in their marquee for interested people to have a go, either on the hit/miss target or the precision target.  Top WA shooters Scott Anderson and .....

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2018-08-16

Rapid Fire Champions In WA

On August 11th the Whiteman Park Pistol Club was treated to a visit from current Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist  Sergei Evglevski, current Australian National Champion Thomas Ashmore, and  National Team Coach Vladimir Galiabovitch.  The occasion was an elite level Rapid Fire trai.....

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2018-07-30

State Records Tumble

There was not one but two state records broken at the Whiteman Park ISSF Open on 28 and 29 June, leaving three happy shooters. Since the new women's 60 shot air match was introduced, the record has been lifted gradually.  This time Linda Jekel busted it by 4 points, taking the record to 552.&nb.....

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2018-06-10

ISSF Nationals

The 2018 Pistol Australia National Championships have been underway at the Brisbane International Shooting Complex, the venue built for the recent Commonwealth Games. Highlights have been as follows: Thursday - Rohan Daw winning the WSPS 50m Pistol and Chris Pryor the Bronze. Friday - The Rapid-Fire.....

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2018-06-10

Broome Action Open

The Broome Pistol Club held their first Action Open on the weekend of 26 and 27 of May 2018.  This was the culmination of a huge amount of effort put in by the club to get the action range built in time.  The result was quite impressive with a 4 rail mover, two sets of plates and a barrica.....

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2018-04-11

WAPA At The Comm Games

Shooting Australia used WAPA's laser equipment for their "Come and Try" participation activity at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. There was a real positive response as spectators could for the first time try their hand at pistol shooting at the Belmont shooting complex. In fact they wer.....

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