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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:53 pm 
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No joke, after not being able to find any matches Jim Ruch and I decided to run one ourselves. We met with Jerry Wilder, who was a well known International and Olympic Pistol Shooter back when he lived in Indiana. Jerry gave us a lot of good advice.

More details to follow, but it will be Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at the Bloomer Rod & Gun in Bloomer, Wisconsin.
We will be shooting on 4 bullseye targets since we do not have target return system.
We can accommodate relays of 12.
We will have awards.
Event will be 60 rounds in 70 minutes (with time to retrieve/replace targets).

The cost will be $8 for main event.

We will have a SIUS lane set up to run a seperate best shot event.
This will be $2 for five shots. The closest to 10.9 wins the entire pot.
In the event of a tie the pot will be split.

There is a hotel just two miles away. Much more to follow.

Chip


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:52 pm 
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Now that sounds like fun stuff.

But, will the wienies crawl out of the woodwork?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:08 pm 
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Chip;

How many shots per bull ?

See you there;
Clarence

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:28 pm 
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Five shots per bull.
Plus we will have a commercial SIUS unit to have a "closest to center" fun match.

Sole intent of this event is to have fun and build interest in air pistol, although we do have interest from some with national and international experience.

Chip


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:54 pm 
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Watch out for C.Perkins! He'll try to win with skill and devotion to the sport. He's no fun; they call him The Farklemeister.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:20 pm 
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Thanks Rover.........I think :)

Chip;
I put it on my calendar, keep us posted on any updates.

Thanks;
Clarence


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:19 pm 
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Well, we are finally ready to host our Air Pistol match!!!

The date changed by one week. It will now be Saturday April 8th, 2017

Entry fee is $8

Entry form and hotel information is located at http://www.wisconsinairpistol.com/


The intent of the match is strictly to renew and build interest in 10 meter air pistol. We will have one commercial SIUS unit to run a separate 10.9 contest.




Chip


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:29 pm 
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The SIUS electronic target for the 10.9 event will be shipped tomorrow! Getting excited for the April 8th match. Talked to local news media. Have some interest and a lot of interest from people that have shot bullseye, but never tried air pistol. Also three juniors that have never shot an air pistol match!!!

Http://WisconsinAirPistol.com

Chip


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:21 pm 
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The SIUS system arrived today! Excited about our Saturday April 8th Air Pistol match in Bloomer, Wisconsin. $8 entry fee!

Http://wisconsinairpistol.com

Chip


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:28 pm 
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Just received the awards (Buck knives) for the Bloomer April 8th air pistol match. $8 entry fee.
Now off they go to engraver
wisconsinairpistol.com


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