This past weekend, 1st February 2014, saw the kick off for the Rifle and Clay Club Season, with Hotwire PRC Trap and Auto ball Club Competition. The Club’s first competition for the year, the event saw three squads competition.
The Rifle and Clay Shooting Club, which has been in existence since before Independence, proved that it is still going strong after building three full squads at the Club competitions.
“We have seen a marked growth in both participation and interest in our Club,” said Club Vice-Chair, Kabelo Binns. “Besides a great way to spend the day, there is the added benefit of a place where safe handling of firearms can be bought to members.”
The Club has in past years invested heavily in equipment and facilities. “We would like to create Botswana’s first Olympic team for shooting. This is not just a dream as we, at present, already have shooters participating in the region and winning.”
Winners for this weekend’s competition were:
Francois Jooste – High Gun
Jan Smuts – Class A
Carl Redinger – Class B
Wangu Mphinyane – Class C
Louisa Barnard – Ladies
Francois Jooste – Auto ball
Sponsors for the competition were Hotwire PRC, Wired Y&R, and Travelwise.