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Childers Cup 2019 Results

 Childers Cup
22-23 June 2019


Over forty shooters competed in this year’s Childers Cup. Stephen Heading from Sth Kolan shot the only full score of 80 in the Silhouette match on Saturday morning and seven A graders were one off with 79. The countback put Kelly Lowe from Gympie in second place and John Patzwald from Toowoomba in third. Throughout the day shooters wandered over to the air shed to try their skills with pistol and air rifle with Marcus Halverson keeping a watchful eye on them. Thank you, Marcus.

The rest of the weekend was taken up with the Benchrest and Prone matches. Two Benchrest shooters Barry Sturgess from Gympie and Maria Rizzo from Sth Kolan put on an amazing show of skill in the breezy conditions. Barry managed two 600s to stay in the lead, taking the Champion’s Cup Trophy, while Maria was only one 10 & 5 centres behind him. Another outstanding performance was from Shannon Peters from Gympie. Shannon won the Silhouette Rifle Champion’s Cup by posting two impressive benchrest scores of 591 and 589 using his silhouette rifle.

Thank you to all the club members who prepared the range, helped with running the matches, either as range officers or scorers. Thanks to Greg for two great multi prize raffles, and thanks to Liane and Janis for running the canteen. We had a delicious smorgasbord dinner on Saturday night and tasty snacks throughout the two days, so thank you to all the wonderful cooks and those who helped with the clean-up.

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Range Changes 2019

The pistol range walls and butts were completed. Excess soil on the ranges was removed with some placed on the Sporting Clays range and some used to raise and even up the Rifle range backstop.

Thanks to all those who contributed. Dale Cockerton who generously provided his machine and skills in doing all the earthworks. Max Whiting from Childers Sporting Clays for the supply and delivery of the tilt panels at a good price. Greg, Ken and Kim for their assistance.

Aerial Photos of Ranges

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 Aerial Photos
Thanks to Bill G.
November 2017