Team Captain John Lorimer reports:
The 2014 F Class National Teams Championships were contested on the Campbelltown Rifle Range in Tasmania from 2 to 5 March with 8 F Standard and 6 F Open State & Territory teams participating.
The NQRA F Standard Team consisting of John Lorimer (Captain-Townsville), Jim Blomfield (Coach-Bowen), Vicki Cusick (Manager-Cairns) and shooters Shane Green, Steve and Charles Lazarus (Cairns) and Liz and Murray Wilson (Ravenshoe) had a disappointing start at the 300yds range. But the team knuckled down under Jim Blomfield's coaching, and was only defeated by one point by the Victorian team in the…
$1000 TO BE WON!!!
A donation of $1000 has been given to NQRA to recognize the historical occasion of the return of the NQRA Queens to Townsville after 43 years.
NQRA Shop closed until Wednesday 8 January 2014
We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and successful 2014!
NRAA is calling for expressions of interest in Commonwealth Games Assistant Manager position.
Applications close 1 January 2014
AUSTRALIAN VETERANS RIFLE TEAM WORLD LONG RANGE CHAMPIONSHIPS, CAMP PERRY USA, 2015
The NRAA board are pleased to promulgate the below. These teams will be travelling to Camp Perry in 2015. We have been advised that there will be a dress rehearsal match in 2014 but this will be a very small contingency going for a reconnaissance tour. We are currently in the early stages of putting together an estimated budget for this tour which is indicating approx $6000 per person. Once the 2014 tour is completed we will be able to provide an actual tour budget based on all aspects…
Source- Hansard, SA Legislative Council, 30/10/2013
F-CLASS RIFLE SHOOTING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Hon. T.J. STEPHENS (15:26): Thank you, Mr President, for that welcome for my guests. I wish to speak today on our world champion sporting shooters in this state. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the South Australian state rifle championships at the Lower Light Rifle Range. I was given the honour of presenting trophies during the formalities of the event. I was lucky enough to meet some gentlemen, who are guests of mine in the gallery today, from the 2013 F-Class world champion side and I just want…
Congratulations to the Australian F Class Open Team, especially the Team members from North Queensland - they won Gold at the team event of the 'F Class OPEN' World Championships in Raton, New Mexico, USA!
Please be aware that the NQRA gun shop will not be open for trading on Saturday, 21 September
An article in the Charters Towers newspaper "The Northern Miner" confirms the first NQRA Queens was conducted in Townsville on 30 May 1888.