It was cold and windy in Athabasca but 31 people braved the weather and competed on the newly formed cement pads. Rod Smith won his first tournament with a 568/600 a 94,7 average great shooting Rod. He also won a doubles event with a 94 and both cap events with a 96 and 94. Moving him back to the 25 yard line. His 96 victory was not without a hard fought shoot off with Justus Smith, taking 100 birds to decide. 23-23-23-24 for Rod and 23-23-23-23 for Justus Smith. The last round being shot from the 27 yard yard line. Darin Schiller in his third shoot had 92 in singles to win C class. The APTA would like to congratulate Sam Basarb on competing in his first ATA shoot and shooting all six hundred targets. Athabasca Trap Club would like to thank all the competitors and a special thanks to Doug Leong and Lorne unscheild who traveled from the Medicine Hat area. Full details in shoot results.
Edmonton had 23 entries. Dave Shier picked up a yard in the handicap with a 94 and 87. The APTA would like to welcome Tyson and Robin Bourassa, two new shooters who attended their first trap event. Darin Schiller attending only his second shoot got his first 25 straight, congratulations. Dave Shier took top honors with 554/600.
Jesse Smith competed in the BC PITA provincial winning a preliminary handicap getting a yard with a 95 and with 52 entries that pushed him back to the 26 1/2 and on final day shot a 90 good enough to tie for second and with 53 entries gave him a half yard to move him back to the 27. Jesse was sure that his good friend Ron Crockford was looking down from above and saying its about time. He also scored well enough to win the hoa title with 763/800 Kevin Hamel won the out of province Singles with 198
53 people attended the Wainright Summers End Shoot,other than Provincials, this makes it the best attended shoot in Alberta. Great job by the Johnson family and the Wainright trap club volunteers to make this a special event. Special thanks to Rowan sports from Stettler Alberta for donating lunch both days. Congradulations to Brady Mappin and Ken Read on achieving there first ATA twenty five straights. In very windy conditions, Art Peyton won the HOA with a 352/400, narrowly beating Rodney Smith by two birds. Jason Weaver won the singles championship with a 94 in a shoot off with Art Peyton and Doug Lee. Rodney Smith won the handicap with a 174/200 and Larry Ivany won doubles with a 94 in shoot off with Jesse Smith and Ron Mcconnell and On a fun note; team Caesar Guerinis three man team defeated team Perazzi in a gentleman's side bet on high singles. This concludes the 2020 shoot year and Sept 5th and 6th in Edmonton will start the new 2021 shoot season
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|Sep 6,7,8||Medicine Hat||Fall Classic ATA Shoot|
|Sep 8||Edmonton||J.H. STOIK MEMORIAL SHOOT|
|Feb 17 to 23||Tucson, AZ||44th Spring Grand|
|May 2,3||Edmonton||Spring Shoot (CANCELLED)|
|May 9,10||Calgary||Holdsworth-Nattrass (CANCELLED)|
|May 22,23,24||Medicine Hat||Rattler Classic|
|May 30,31||Edmonton||Memorial Shoot (CANCELLED)|
|Jun 1 to 7||Vernal, UT||32nd Western Grand|
|Jun 12,13,14||Castor||Trophy Shoot|
|Jun 20,21||Athabasca||Andy Wood Memorial (CANCELLED)|
|Jun 24,25,26,27,28||Edmonton||65th Canadian Championships CANCELLED|
|Jul 1,2,3,4,5||Calgary||Stampede Grand PROCEEDING AS PLANNED|
|Jul 8,9,10,11,12||Helena, MT||126th Montana State|
|Jul 9,10,11,12||Swift Current||Saskatchewan Provincals|
|Jul 10,11,12||High Prairie||Northern Lights Shoot|
|Jul 15,16,17,18,19||Calgary||Western Zone|
|Jul 22,23,24,25,26||Edmonton||70th Alberta Provincials PROCEEDING AS PLANNED|
|Jul 31 to Aug 2||Olds||RR Brown Memorial|
|Aug 5 to 15||Sparta, IL||121st Grand American|
|Aug 8,9||Edmonton||City Championships|
|Aug 14,15,16||Medicine Hat||The Mad Hatter|
|Aug 21,22,23||Calgary||Rose Bowl|
|Aug 28,29,30||Wainwright||Summer's End|
|===== 2021 Shoot Year =====|
|Sep 5,6||Edmonton||Golf Leaf Shoot|
|Sep 12,13||Athabasca||Ellis Crumb Memorial|
|Sep 19||Castor||National Trap Day|
|Sep 20||Calgary||National Trap Day|
|Nov 4 to 15||Tucson, AZ||17th Autumn Grand|
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