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Plenty O Patches / Re: Lenzi Shooting Products
« on: February 18, 2024, 04:35:54 PM »
More product photos

Plenty O Patches / Re: Lenzi Shooting Products
« on: February 18, 2024, 04:33:01 PM »
Many thanks to Plenty O Patches for all their support of the benchrest community in Canada. Please see photos of the Lenzi products.

Reminder to everyone interested in attending the World Championships in St. Louis in 2025, the cutoff date to register your interest is Feb 29. As of today we have 24 qualifiers registered.

Great link.

ORSA - Ontario Rifle Shooters Association / Re: ORSA Schedule 2024
« on: January 02, 2024, 03:52:01 PM »
Thanks for posting Jeff. A timely reminder about the World Championship qualifying. We currently have 21 registered so far to qualify for 2025 WBC.

Thanks for posting this Mark.

ORSA - Ontario Rifle Shooters Association / Re: Merry Christmas.
« on: December 29, 2023, 12:14:18 PM »
All the best to you and your shooters out East! May all your groups be tiny in 2024!

About This Forum / 14 Year Anniversary
« on: December 24, 2023, 11:50:55 AM »
Hard to believe it has been 14 years since this was fired up! I see I missed a few years of celebration. Best of the Season and Merry Christmas to all! See you on the range in in 2024.

BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / 2024 Rosebud Match Schedule
« on: November 28, 2023, 01:15:55 PM »
This is the schedule for Rosebud in 2024:

June   7-9      Rosebud BRSC Unlimited Nationals (Unl 5/10 Shot 100/200 yds)
Friday Practice Day

July 11-14    Rosebud BRSC Stampede Shootout (4-Guns 100yds)
Club Supplied Dinner on Saturday
Practice Day and Ask Hugh a question Day on Friday
Practice Day and BR201 Thursday Afternoon

August 2-4   Rosebud BRSC National Championship (2-Gun LV/HV 100/200)
Club Supplied Dinner on Saturday
Friday Practice day

Sept. 13-15   Rosebud BRSC Alberta Provincials (2-Gun LV/HV 100/200)
Friday Practice Day

There is camping available with prior notice.
All matches are BRSC registered.
Please contact me if there are any questions.

To all interested parties,
Please consider this an invitation to qualify for the 2025 World Benchrest Team. Canada will be sending 3 teams of 4 shooters on each team. A total of 12 shooters will attend. As of now I will start collecting the names of anyone who wants to get on the qualifying roster for 2025. Cutoff will be Feb 29, 2024 to indicate your interest. If interested send me an email indicating your desire to join the qualifying process. It doesn?t cost anything and there is no harm if you change your mind later about qualifying.

Team Canada Policy Meeting in France 2023

It has been the custom that the World Team meets during the World Championships every 2 years and conducts the business of the World Team. During this meeting, the minutes are taken and published.

Call to order: Monday Sept 25th 1PM at FFTIR Range in France.

Present: Rick Pollock, Hugh Williamson, Rob Seemann, Tyler Edmunds, Vic Edmunds, Doug Thompson, Bob Richards, Graeme Meyer, Tory Phinn, Mark Dumont, Allan Mantler, Dean Weger.

1)   Note that South Africa has withdrawn from hosting the 2025 WBC, and USA have agreed to host in 2025, in all likelihood it will be held in St. Louis in conjunction with the NBRSA Nationals around October, 2025.
2)   No nominations were received for a new delegate in 2025, by acclamation Rick Pollock will remain the WBC delegate for Canada.
3)   Team Canada will continue to keep a bank account open for the express purpose of managing the funds associated with the Team.
4)   Remaining funds in the account will be held for the Team to use towards the 2025 WBC.
5)   Team Canada qualifying procedure for 2025 as follows:
i)   Qualifying to take place in the 2024 Calendar year.
ii)   Top 6 grand aggregates are counted towards each shooters points total.
iii)   Points are earned by the number of competitors you beat in each grand aggregate. One point is earned for each competitor you place above.
iv)   The maximum number of points available in any single Grand Aggregate is capped at the number of points available in the LV Grand Aggregate at the Cactus Classic in the qualifying year.
v)   Any LV, HV, or SP Grand Aggregate anywhere, will count towards your qualifying points total.
vi)   Shooters interested in qualifying for 2025 must notify the delegate of their intention to qualify by the end of February 2024.
vii)   Qualifying order to be finalized and published by end of year 2024.
viii)   BRSC membership required.
6)   It is agreed the current Team Members will set policy for the Team at a policy meeting to take place at each World Championships.

No new business or old business was received.

Meeting adjourned at 1:45 PM.

All, The World Rimfire Championships will be held in Valencia, Spain from Sept 8 to Sept 14th 2024.

I encourage all interested parties who would like to attend and represent Canada, to get in touch with me.

We are looking for competitors and a delegate to help organize the Canadian entry.


Rick -

Thanks for posting the pictures. Well done everyone!

Thanks again to all our great sponsors listed below:

Alberta Provincial Rifle Association
Rosebud Silhouette & Benchrest Club
Bench Rest Shooters Canada
Plenty O Patches
Hugh Williamson Precision
Nomad Aviation
Pollock Aviation
Stinger Ballistics
Jiffy Lube
Kenora - Lake of the Woods Gun Club
Selkirk Game & Fish
Mission & District Rod & Gun Club
March Scopes Canada - The Canadian Distributor for March Scopes

Team Canada used First Choice Bore Solvent from Plenty O Patches, as did Team USA throughout the tournament. A great solvent made right here in Canada. Now that the Americans are using it, I expect Dean will be ramping up production!

We also used HWP barrels, another great made in Canada product.

March Scopes Canada is a terrific supporter of Team Canada and we are pleased to use their March 48X High Master on our rifles.

Thanks for the kind words. Here are some awards ceremony photos:

1st photo is Rob S accepting his medal for first place in HV100

2nd Photo is Mark D, Rob S, and Hugh W together after the ceremony.

We are back, everyone is a bit tired but we made it! More postings to come but here are the final results:

LV Results:

HV Results:


Lots of pictures here:

Notable performances turned in by Canadians:

Individual Results out of 145 Shooters Entered
Rob Seemann - 1st Place in HV100 Aggregate
Rob Seemann - 2nd Place in HV 100/200 Grand Aggregate
Rob Seemann - 6th in Individual 2-Gun Championship
Mark Dumont - 5th Place in LV 100 Aggregate
Mark Dumont - 5th Place in LV 100/200 Grand Aggregate
Mark Dumont - 5th in Individual 2-Gun Championship

Team Results out of 32 Teams Entered
Team Canada A - 4th Place in Team HV 100 Aggregate
Team Canada A - 7th Place in Team LV 100 Aggregate
Team Canada A - 2nd Place in Team LV 100/200 Grand Aggregate
Team Canada A - 5th Place in Team 2-Gun Championship

Team Canada at the opening ceremonies.

Back row Left to Right: Mark DuMont, Tory Phinn, Dean Weger, Graeme Meyer, Hugh Williamson, Rob Seemann, Tyler Edmunds, Vic Edmunds, Bob Richards
Front row left to right: Allan Mantler, Doug Thompson, Rick Pollock

Turns out he makes his own barrels as well! Frank is a great resource and a great competitor.

Equipment list attached.

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