With recent media attention on safeguarding in sport sportscotland, Disclosure Scotland, Volunteer Scotland and Children 1st are conducting a survey to identify the knowledge and awareness of safeguarding in sport. Scottish Target Shooting fully supports this pieces of work as it will positively influence safeguarding training and support for those working with children and ultimately help to protect children in our sport.
Due to high demand for places Scottish Target Shooting is pleased to announce that a few additional spaces have been made available for the Scottish 50m Rifle Championships on 15 and 16 July in the following categories:
A great weekend of shooting as both the 50m 3P and Prone Rifle Grand Prixes resulted in new records being achieved over the 27 and 28 May. The weekend started at the Denwood range where there was a good entry for the 3P event, 7 men and 6 women, with this being Tom Diggle's first 3P competition. There were several personal bests in the qualification phase including a 588 x 600 for Seonaid McIntosh.
Congratulations to a number of athletes from Scottish Target Shooting named in the Great Britain team for the European Championships in Baku from 21 July to 4 August 2017. Scotland will have a total of 7 athletes appearing at the Championships, with 3 in the rifle events and a further 4 in the shotgun events. The athletes and competitions they have been entered in are listed below.
The smallbore AMG have a vacancy for a Trophy Convenor. The post would be on a voluntary basis and would suit someone who could attend the GP’s both Air and Cartridge or be able to have someone act on their behalf to ensure that the medals were duly delivered to each venue. IT skills do not need to be advanced but there may be substantial email communication.
If you would like to volunteer for this position please contact Ian Thomson, c/o the STS office (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hot on the heels of some excellent results at the Grand Prix of Liberation in Pilsen last week, ten Scottish athletes competed at the ISCH Rifle & Pistol competition in Hannover this week.
In the Pistol events, Jess Liddon got the show on the road with a new Personal Best of 380 in the Women’s Air Pistol, which earned her a place in the final. Sixth place was the final outcome, a considerable step-up for Jess at this level of competition, and the first Minimum Consideration Score for the 2018 Commonwealth Games for her...