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March 1, 2020

Results: Burlington FT Pistol Match Sunday, March 1, 2020

Welcome to the final FT Pistol match of the year.  There was a strong turn out with 16 shooters participating. 

The day dawned cold and sunny.  Fortunately, a group was in ahead of us and head the range warmed up.  We had six lanes with two targets per lane, between 10 and 25 yards.  With the numbers it meant six squads were shooting and two were chilling out in the club house.  We all had a lot of fun and saw some solid scores and improvements from the last match.  Big shout out to Dennis E – he cleaned the course.  Great shooting!

A special thanks to Don I for making it all work and Tony R for wrangling the targets.

Everything went smoothly and we were out by 2:45 PM.  Thank you to all who pitched in to make one of the quickest take downs we’ve done.

The next match is Sunday, April 5th so mark your calendars.  Note, this will be the first rifle match of the season, so get you FT rigs tuned up and ready! 

Like this match we’ll send notification about two weeks ahead and a follow-up a few days before.

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All pistols are .177 unless otherwise noted

  Open Sights Score /96
1 Brian Wernham 78
  George Harde 59
 2 Larry Carroll 74
  Zach Harde 70
  Red Dot/Unmagnified  
  Don Irvine 66
  Geoff MacGregor 58
1 Jeff Hemming 87
  Larry Young 43
2 Rob Gastle (.22 cal) 83
3 Ted Gibson 82
  Tony Lau 77
  Tony Raposo 45
  Don Irvine 66
1 Dennis Eden 96
  Lanny Hann 92
2 Magdy Hassouna 93
  Tony Moosie 79

January 26, 2020

Results: Pistol FT Match 26 January at Range Burlington

Welcome to 2020 and the first FT Pistol match of the year.  There was a strong turn out with 11 shooters making it out, including some first timers! 

A great time was had by all and a big thank to those that helped with the setup and take down.  A special thanks to Don I for making it all work and Tony R for wrangling the targets.

Everything went smoothly and we were out by 2:15 PM.

Note, the talk of a February make up match isn’t going to come together.  The range is fully booked out.  The next match is Sunday, March 1st so mark your calendars. 

We’ll also get the get the emails out earlier for this one 😊

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Match Results:

  Open Sights Score /96
  Larry C 69
  Larry Y 29
  Red Dot/Unmagnified  
  Don I 72
  Tony L 31
1 Tony R 79
1 Dennis E 93
  Tony M 81
3 Lanny H 88
  Rob G 56
  Frank H 55
2 James L 92

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January 13, 2020


Received word from the WFTF, World Field Target Association, that the USA has announced where they are hosting the 2021 World Field Target Championship – Yankton, South Dakota.

The dates have not been set, thought we have heard that the organizing committee is looking at sometime between August 15th and September 30th. It’s still a good bit in the future and we’ll post updates as we get more info. Interesting bit – they are looking to have a cap of 450 shooters!

Check out the site – WFTC 2021

November 10, 2019

HAHA – Last Match for 2019 Season, November 10th, 2019

HAHA Field Target Club                           

The last outdoor match for the Canadian FT season is in the books!  The day dawned grey and windy with the air temp reading -3C.  Seventeen hardy shooters showed up at the HAHA range for day worth of fun.  Shout out to Hamilton Anglers and Hunters Association (HAHA) for their great facilities!

The day did warm up to about 3C… thought with the wind blowing down the range into the shooting area it certainly didn’t feel like it did!  The shooters meeting kicked things off at 10 AM followed by forty-five minutes of sighting time.  Very glad to have the time to see how our guns would perform in the conditions.  The springers definitely appreciated it with some seeing shifts of 8 clicks and 1.5 mil dots.  Once sorted we got to have fun in the HAHA wind.

We shot seven lanes with four targets per lane and two shots per target.

At one point the wind was going left to right, then flowing into the middle and finally settled to coming straight down the range.  This made it really interesting for the close shots as we were seeing little mini leaf tornadoes dancing in random directions.  Chris H added to the fun by introducing his new “small: read “5/16” – kill zones at this match.  Had some of the .22 cal guys using their finest compliments for him (and everyone else for that matter).  Good to see you’re making more friends Chris 😊

A few cold fingers and three hours later we wrapped up.  Had everything back away in short order too.  Everyone was eager to get to some place warm!

Missed those that couldn’t make it.  Look forward to seeing you all in the spring.

Thanks to everyone that helped set up and take down.  Went super-fast and smooth.  Bigger thanks to Chris H and Brian W for organizing the day – it was a pile o’ fun!  And biggest thanks to everyone for showing up and have a great time.  Shout out to Randy, our first-time shooter.  Look forward to seeing you in the spring!

Results Chart

November 9, 2019                                          

Group Class Max Name Score Model
Hunter PCP 112 Peter Elsby 82  
Hunter PCP 112 Rae Dorion 77  
Hunter PCP 112 Bob Wal 76 Gauntlet
Hunter PCP 112 Chris Holmes 75 Concept
Hunter PCP 112 Larry Young 69 Marauder
Hunter PCP 112 John Moore 63 2240
Hunter Piston 112 Marc Shelleau 84 TX200
Hunter Piston 112 Joe 70  
Hunter Piston 112 Rob Gastle 68 124D
Hunter Piston 112 Mike L 65  
Hunter Piston 112 Randy * 48  
Open PCP 56 Colin
19 S510 FAC
WFTF PCP 56 Lanny Hann 41 TM1000
WFTF PCP 56 Tony Moosie 22  
WFTF Piston 56 Jeff Hemming 36 TX200 Mk3
WFTF Piston 56 Brian
29 HW97
WFTF Piston 56 Geoff
8 TX200 Mk3

*First match

October 20, 2019

12th Annual Elmer Fudd, October 19th, 2019

Match Report

Another Elmer Fudd, more simply known as the “the Fudd”, is in the books.  Big shout out to the Port Colborne & District Conservation Club for letting us use their wonderful facilities.

The day dawned cool, 4C, and misty with a clear sky and bright sunshine.  Or, in other words the start to a perfect day to be out on a FT course.  By 10:00 AM we had one our biggest turn outs for the Fudd ready and raring to go – 15 PCP shooters and 13 Springers!

 For those that are not familiar with the Fudd, it is our end of season gathering and is meant more as a fun shot than serious competition.  It is where we bring out the rigs that have sat in the closet or are kept for special shoots just like the Fudd.  All the kill zones are full size (thought this year, 1” crept in for some closer ones and the positionals) and Canadian Hunter rules are used.  It makes for a pile of fun with a big chili feast at the end.

The course was spectacular – the Fall colours were just settling in, the odd acorn fell from the oak trees, the wind stayed home and dappled sunlight light the forest.  The lighting did make for some challenges as the targets blending into the background and the shadows made finding some of them a trick.  The woodland course was 17 lanes with two targets each and each target was shot twice.  This meant a 68-shot course with a total of 136 points on offer!

Having said this was a fun shoot, things were very competitive.  We had three shoots offs! 

To make things a bit of fun we first had our chili feast.  Big shout out to Chris Holmes and Brian Wernham for cooking up a storm.  It was super tasty and definitely some welcome sustenance after being on the course for nearly four hours.  Then we had the shoot offs!  Kudos to everyone for doing it on such full bellies.

In the PCP division.  The first was for second place and was between Chris Nicolson and Joel Goodwin.  These two old hands made short work of it with Joel edging out Chris.  The second was for fifth and sixth.  This was an exciting one!  It was both Heather’s and Tony’s first shoot off! They kept their nerves in check and handled it like seasoned competitors.  After a couple of rounds Heather got the upper hand and clinched fifth.

In the Piston division we had a three-way tie for first between Brian Wernham, Ted Gibson and Tim MacSweyn.  Each shot a score of 124.  A bias here and shout out to the springers – these totals would have meant a three-way tie for fifth in PC and only five points out of first!  Great shooting! After an entertaining series of rounds it was sorted, and Tim took the top honours.

Thanks to Tom Peretti for the being the Match Director, Dennis Eden and the other lane setters for getting the course ready.  Biggest thanks are to everyone that came out and shot.  It was great to see everyone and appreciate the effort to travel from near and far (e.g., Ottawa and Windsor)

See everyone in the spring!

Results Chart

    Shooter Name      
    Hunter PCP Score/136    
  1 Larry Carroll 129 AA S400 MPR FT JSB 8.4
* 2 Joel Goodwin 127 AA S510 Ltd Edition JSB 13.4
* 3 Chris Nicolson 127 FX Royal 400 JSB 10.2
  4 Lanny Hann 125 Theoben Rapid CP 10.5
* 5 Heather Blain 119 AA S400 Xtra FAC JSB 10.3
* 6 Tony Lau 119 Walther Rotak JSB 8.4
  7 Geoff MacGregor 116 AA S510 CPH 10.5
  8 Larry Young 116 Benjamin Marauder Crosman 14.3
  9 Travis Cuppy 115 AA S510 XS AA 10.3
  10 Chris Holmes 113 Airforce Talon JSB 14.3
  11 Ashley Cuppy 112 AA S510 XS AA 10.3
  12 Peter Elsby 104 FX Streamline .22 Daystate Sovereign
  13 Bob Wall 100 CZ Gauntlet JSB 14.35
  14 Tony Moosie 97 Marauder .22 JSB 14.3
  15 James Sullivan 68 QB 78 Custom JSB 8.4
    Hunter Piston Score/136    
* 1 Tim MacSweyn 124 AA TX200 SR JSB 10.3
* 2 Brian Wernham 124 HW97 H&N FTT
* 3 Ted Gibson 124 AA TX200 JSB 8.4
  4 George Harde 122 AA Pro Sport JSB 8.4
  5 Jeff Hemming 119 AA TX200 JSB 8.4
  6 James Liu 118 HW97K JSB RS 7.9
  7 Marc Schelleau 114 AA TX200 CPL 7.9
  8 Tom Peretti 111   Diana 52H&N FTT  
  9 Dennis Eden 110 Theoben Imperator JSB 8.4
  10 Ryan Landry 97 Dianna 56 BM 10.6
  11 Tony Raposo 97 AA TX200 JS 8.63
  12 Danny Krautschek 63 Benjamin Classic .22 JSB 14.3
  13 Reg Landry 57 HW 50 JSB 8.4

October 19th, 2019

* Final position determined by shoot off