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Fellow Shooters,

At this point the WBSF has indicated the World Championships will be held in South Africa in 2023. Of course this is all subject to unforeseen circumstances and restrictions that the host country has no control over. There is no set date yet or location. We are all awaiting that information, but as per previous years the qualifying takes place a year in advance of the tournament.

Here is the qualifying process for the 2023 World Benchrest Team. There are a few things that each shooter needs to take care of to be eligible for the team:

1. Each shooter needs to declare their intention to enter the qualifying process by the end of February 2022. An email to rickpollock@shaw.ca registering their intention to qualify will be sufficient.
2. Each shooter needs to be a member of BRSC during the qualifying year and the competition year.
3. During the competition season in 2022, shooters will need to email rickpollock@shaw.ca with evidence of their placings at various events to be added to the qualifying points tally and roster of shooters. All sanctioned group shoots are eligible for points accumulation.
4. At the end of 2022 each shooter will be asked to confirm by email if they plan to attend the World Championships in South Africa and submit a $500 CDN deposit to the World Team to be used against the entry fee for the World Championship.

Note: the qualifying ranking will be in accordance to the previous years format with your rank based upon how many points you have accumulated in the qualifying year. Points are awarded based upon how many shooters you placed above in your (6) best Grand Aggregates (LV, HV, SP) during 2022. There will be a cap of available points in each Grand Aggregate based upon the total # of shooters entered in the 2022 Cactus Classic.

Team selection will be based on this final ranking of accumulated points, and receipt of entry fee deposit, with the final selection taking place no later than December 31st, 2022.

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BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: BRSC Canadian Benchrest Records
« on: January 01, 2022, 01:34:30 PM »
Please see attached Record Book updated to Dec 31, 2021. Print a copy to keep in your tool box for the upcoming 2022 season.

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BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: BRSC Canadian Benchrest Records
« on: January 01, 2022, 11:43:23 AM »
I am pleased to advise the following shooters that the BRSC Record Committee has awarded each of them the following records in 2021:

June 12, 2021   Canadian Record   Hugh Williamson
Unl. 100 Yards 5-Shot .1768" Aggregate   

July 17, 2021    Canadian Record   Vic Edmunds
Unl. 100 Yards 5-Shot .1720" Aggregate

July 17, 2021 Canadian Record      Hugh Williamson
Unl. 100 Yards 5-Shot 1752" Aggregate

Aug. 29, 2021 Canadian Record     Phil Nick
HV 200 Yards 249-9X

Note that Vic and Hugh both broke the existing record for Unlimited 5 Shot aggregate at 100 yds on the same day, both will receive certificates, only Vic will be entered in the record book.

Congratulation to each Shooter for a job well done! Certificates will be mailed out as soon as they are ready.

Rick

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Hugh Williamson Precision / Re: Real World Results With HWP Barrels
« on: December 13, 2021, 03:25:42 PM »
I am slow to report this as I was waiting on the NBRSA to publish the equipment list, but notable results were obtained shooting HWP barrels at the NBRSA Nationals held in September in Holton, Michigan. NBRSA only published the Grand Aggregate equipment list, but full results using HWP barrels are below.

Rick Pollock - 1st in Sporter 100
Rick Pollock - 2nd LV 100
Hugh Williamson - 2nd Sporter 200
Rob Seeman - 4th Sporter 200
Rob Seeman - 2nd Sporter Grand Aggregate
Rick Pollock - 2nd LV Grand Aggregate
Hugh Williamson - 4th LV Grand Aggregate
Rob Seeman - 1st in 2-Gun

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BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: 2022 Membership Renewals
« on: December 13, 2021, 02:51:04 PM »
All BRSC members and future members attached is the renewal form for 2022. Note we added a 5 yr option for those that like less paperwork.

Rick


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BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Rosebud 2022 BR Schedule
« on: December 13, 2021, 02:45:33 PM »
May 14                 BR101 - Introduction to BR Clinic

June 11/12           Heavy Iron Shoot (Unlimited Class, 5 and 10 Shot groups at 100 and 200 yds)

July 16/17            Stampede Shootout 4-Gun at 100yds (Sporter, LV, HV and Unlimited Class)
                           BBQ Saturday after matches are complete.
                           Friday is ask Hugh a question day.
                           Thursday afternoon will be BR 201 - Cleaning and Tuning
                           Swap Meet will run Thursday through Sunday

Aug.  28               King of the Hill multi-discipline match (score and group at 300 yds and gongs at 500m)
                           Practice Day Saturday 27th

Sept. 10/11          Alberta Provincials (LV and HV at 100 and 200 yards)

Further details to follow, but you can start booking your holidays now. Bearing in mind all subject to change of course depending on the latest instructions from the Provincial health agency.

Camping is allowed with prior arrangements. Note the club has purchased 3 sets of wind flags and poles for out of town shooters to use.

Contact me at rickpollock@shaw.ca or 403-554-6772 for further information, see everyone in 2022!


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Mark, thanks for posting this. Congratulations to Joe, Allan and Ryan! Well done.

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Club Events / Re: Congrats to Canadian showing at 2021 NBRSA Nationals
« on: September 28, 2021, 05:32:48 PM »
More Photos:

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Club Events / Re: Congrats to Canadian showing at 2021 NBRSA Nationals
« on: September 28, 2021, 04:54:18 PM »
Complete results here:  http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=24959&d=1632834312

First photo back row: Wayne Miller, Vic Edmunds, Tyler Edmunds
First Photos front row: Rick Pollock, Rob Seeman, Hugh Williamson

Second Photo Pat Reagin, Rick Pollock, Jack Neary


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Club Events / Re: Congrats to Canadian showing at 2021 NBRSA Nationals
« on: September 27, 2021, 09:17:31 PM »
Cal,

A good time had by all in this 6 day tournament in Holton, Michigan. Tough crowd and tough conditions for the most part. There were a number of notable placings achieved by Canadians:

4-Gun
Rob Seemann 4th
Hugh Williamson 9th

3-Gun
Rob Seemann 6th

2-Gun
Rob Seeman 1st
Rick Pollock 6th

LV 100
Rick Pollock 2nd.
Hugh Williamson 7th.

LV 200
Hugh Williamson 6th.
Rick Pollock 8th.

LV Grand Aggregate
Rick Pollock 2nd.
Hugh Williamson 4th.
Rob Seeman 11th.

Sporter 100
Rick Pollock 1st.
Rob Seeman 12th.

Sporter 200
Hugh Williamson 2nd.
Rob Seeman 4th.

Sporter Grand Aggregate
Rob Seeman 2nd.

Unlimited 200
Rob Seeman 4th.

Unlimited Grand Aggregate
Rob Seeman 8th.

Pictures to follow.

Rick


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Please be advised that the WBSF World Rimfire Championships will be held in Luxembourg Sept 12-17 in 2022. Subject of course to all local health regulations at that time. The possibility of a cancellation or postponement always exists but the organizers are confident the competition will take place.

Canadians interested in participating should contact me to register their interest and discuss the next steps.

Regards,

Rick Pollock
403-554-6772



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Photo And Video Gallery / Erik Cortina and Jack Neary Videos
« on: September 07, 2021, 06:30:58 PM »

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Equipment list as follows:


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The 2021 BRSC Nationals are in the bag! Hugh Williamson is your 2021 Champion! Well done to Hugh in what were some pretty sporty conditions. Numerous out of town shooters from as far away as Vancouver Island joined in on the fun, and made the event all that much more fun.

Thanks go out to all out helpers and volunteers and especially to Rosebud Club for the terrific venue. We look forward to shooting with everyone in 2022.

Results are below. Equipment list to follow.


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Club Events / Re: result 20 juin 2021 shoot group
« on: August 09, 2021, 12:49:02 PM »
Thanks for posting this. It is great to see people holding matches again.

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Brian, I received the 2-Gun results by text. See attached file. Was there an equipment list recorded?

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Please take note that the BRSC National Championships have been re-scheduled and will be held at the Rosebud Silhouette & Benchrest Club Sept. 4th and 5th. There will be a practice day on the Friday before the match. This is a registered match and will consist of LV 100 and HV 100 on the Saturday and then HV 200 and LV 200 on the Sunday.

We will have the BRSC AGM on the Friday, Sept. 3rd, in the Clubhouse at 3PM.

For any out of town visitors not familiar with the procedure to access the Club please contact me in advance.

The Club will provide a dinner including a main course and side dishes as well as soft drinks and snacks on the Saturday after the matches are completed. Shooters and guests are welcome, please let me know if you can attend.

Camping is available, just let me know in advance to make arrangements.

This looks like it will be a terrific turnout, and some very stiff competition. Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Rick Pollock
rickpollock@shaw.ca
403-554-6772

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Equipment list is attached.

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The 2021 Stampede Shootout is in the bag. Saturday was very hot and on Sunday we had thunderstorms at 7:30 AM. Go figure! A good time was had by all and we welcomed shooters from as far away as Vancouver Island and Manitoba. The swap meet was a success, and the practice day was well attended. A very good turnout and we look forward to hosting this again in 2022!

Congratulations to Wayne Miller who is our 4-Gun Champion!

Notable shooting by:
Wayne Miller with a .095 screamer in HV 100
Hugh Williamson with a .091 screamer in Unlimited 5 shot 100 yards
Possible record for Vic Edmunds with a .1572 Aggregate in Unlimited 100 Yards
Possibel record for Hugh Williamson with a .1696 Aggregate in Unlimited 100 yards

See everyone Sept 4/5 for the BRSC Nationals in Rosebud.

Rick




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